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The aftermath of Nature's wrath

Torrential rains in Nepal have triggered many landslides and flooding, resulting in sweeping away of entire villages, stranding and injuring thousands, besides damaging roads across the country, especially on the western plains bordering India.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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NA chief visits Jure, as work on 'Sunkoshi dam', bypass road continues

Nepal Army Thursday set off two more controlled explosions in their efforts to widen a canal letting out water from the landslide-formed dam blocking the Sunkoshi River.

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The Economist

Biometrics: Clocking people's clocks

WITH some pride, the FBI trumpeted the news last month that thanks to the agency's facial-recognition system Neil Stammer, wanted for sexual assault and kidnapping, had been apprehended in Nepal after being on the run for 14 years.

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Nepal's disaster preparedness woefully inadequate

Nepal has put in place plenty of plans, strategies and mechanisms to deal with disasters in the last five years.

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Interaction held with students on NCell App Camp

A College Activation has been launched to inform students about Nepal's biggest App Contest - the NCell App Camp, according to an NCell statement on Thursday.

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Thousands set to amass to form Nepali national flag

A mass formation of people will conglomerate on Saturday at Tudhikhel in the shape of Nepali national flag spreading the message that all Nepali people are under one flag that depicts the emblems of the Sun and Moon.

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Nepal, India begin talks to build oil pipeline

Nepal and India have begun talks on developing a much-delayed 41-km petroleum pipeline project between the two countries.

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Shangri La group to open new resort in Begnas

The Shangri-La group is opening another resort at Begnas, Pokhara under a new brand name The Lost Horizon Resort.

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Why do the Chinese want a train to Sikkim?

China is spending billions of dollars to improve infrastructure in Tibet and other parts of its border with India.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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A week on, scores of families at Tilathi still face inundation

More than a hundred of families of Tilathi VDC have been facing inundation in Saptari district since last week following Khando Khola flood triggered by incessant downpour.

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The Telegraph

GTA switch to Nepali in official work

Darjeeling, Aug. 20: Bimal Gurung today said the GTA would correspond with the Centre and the state government in the Nepali language from now.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysian Human Resource Minister Arrives In Nepal For Two-day Official Visit

By Yuba Nath Lamsal KATHMANDU, Aug 20 -- Malaysian Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot arrived here Wednesday for a two-day official visit to Nepal.

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The Independent

Nepal honours chronicler of Himalayan mountaineering Elizabeth Hawley by naming peak after her

From confirming the first ascent of Everest by a blind climber to raising doubts about a Korean woman's claim to have bagged a crucial, 8,000m summit, the American journalist has enjoyed a royal box seat to many of mountaineering's greatest dramas.

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Thousands displaced in flood, landslide as govt yet to reach to victims

Thousands of people have been displaced by flood and landslide incidents alone in four districts - Banke, Bardiya, Surkhet and Dang, as the government services still remain largely elusive and out of reach for the victims.

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SpiceJet starts second route to Nepal

SpiceJet launched international flights from Bagdogra to Kathmandu in Nepal on 13 August.

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Nepal Seeks New Labour Deal For Migrant Workers

By Yuba Nath Lamsal KATHMANDU, Aug 20 -- Nepal is seeking to sign a new agreement with labour-destination countries including Malaysia to make recruitment process free of cost for its migrant workers.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Businessmen start digging own diversion road at Jure to resume China trade

Businessmen, who depend on the Araniko Highway for their supplies to and from China, have started opening up their own alternate route at Jure in Sindhupalchowk.

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Liberia-returned NA colonel, major sent into isolation

Two Nepal Army officers who returned from Liberia, the Ebola-hit west African country, have been sent into isolation at Nagarkot.

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Indonesia's 69th Independence Day marked

Office of the Honorary Consul of Indonesia held flag hoisting ceremony in Kathmandu on Sunday to celebrate 69th Independence Day of Indonesia.

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Nepal's Smart Telecom eyes mobile network launch

A report from local newspaper The Himalayan suggests that the firm has already invested around NPR3.5 billion to build out its Kathmandu network, and it is hoping to attract 300,000 subscribers in the area before gradually expanding to other parts of the country.

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