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Hong Kong-based casino operator Silver Heritage Group has found itself locked in a legal battle in Nepal after it cut ties with one of its local partners, news outlet The Kathmandu Post reports. Silver Heritage owns and operates two casinos in Nepal - The Millionaire's Club & Casino at Hotel Shangri La ...

Chiang Mai, 2 April 2018 - Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) condemns in highest terms the violent response of the Nepalese government during the recent peaceful protest in Baneshwor on 28 March 2018. The incident resulted to arrest of 16 leaders and injuring many others as they were met ...
He said the economic relationship between the people of Nepal and India is reciprocal. "India is hosting around seven to eight lakh Nepalis and we are also hosting a similar number of Indian citizens. Indians living and working in Nepal are sending home huge sums of money in remittance, the ...
Foreigners, who accept placements in Nepal-based companies, are issued "tourist visa" for initial 150 days. They can then apply for work permits within that period. "We have proposed that foreigners be allowed to process their work permit from abroad or their home countries prior to arriving in ...
In Nepal - home to eight of the world's highest peaks - the climbers provide vital income: last year the impoverished country netted over $4m in permit fees on Everest alone. Each year, hundreds of climbers begin gathering at the foot of the world's highest peak from early April, turning the base camp into ...

A bus crash in Nepal that killed at least two people and injured dozens of others has sparked a violent riot, with police firing tear gas at villagers who rallied together to demand better bus services. The local bus was en route from Pharping, in the Dakshinkali municipality, to Kathmandu at 8:00am (local ...
MONTREAL -- Bombardier Inc. is sending two officials to Nepal Tuesday to assist with the investigation of one of two deadly aircraft crashes over the past couple of days involving its Q400 turbo and Challenger business jet. An air safety senior investigator will act as an adviser and a field service ...
And so, as with climate-impacted areas all over the world, talk turns to mitigation and relocation—discussions that inevitably surface deep social and emotional contradictions. Society everywhere has struggled to respond to climate impacts, even as the science becomes more clear. Nepal's Khumbu Valley ...
Nepal's first woman president Bidya Devi Bhandari was today relected for a second term in office. Incumbent President Bhandari defeated Nepali Congress leader Kumari Laxmi Rai with an overwhelming majority in the presidential election. Bhandari, 56, won since her nomination was backed by the ruling ...
The pilot on a US-Bangla Airlines flight that crashed at Nepal's main airport, killing 49 of the 71 people aboard, was apparently confused about which direction the plane should use to approach the runway. The airline's CEO Imran Asif accused Kathmandu's air traffic controllers of giving the pilot the ...
Nepalese rescuers and police are seen near the debris after a passenger plane from Bangladesh crashed at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, March 12, 2018. The passenger plane carrying 71 people from Bangladesh crashed and burst into flames as it landed Monday in Kathmandu, Nepal's ...
Nepalese rescuers work amid the debris after a passenger plane from Bangladesh crashed at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, March 12, 2018. The passenger plane carrying 71 people from Bangladesh crashed and burst into flames as it landed Monday in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital, killing ...
When major news happens, stay on top of the latest developments, delivered to your inbox. E-mail address. By subscribing, you agree to NPR's terms of use and privacy policy. More Stories From NPR. Asia · Passenger Plane Crashes At Nepal Airport; Dozens Of Injuries Reported · Science · Fishing Boats ...
SINGAPORE: President Halimah Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have written to the leaders of Nepal and Bangladesh to express their condolences over Monday's (Mar 12) plane crash in Kathmandu which killed at least 49 people. The US-Bangla Airlines plane, which had 71 people on board, ...
"I say again, turn!" the air traffic controller called over the radio, his voice rising, as the flight from Bangladesh swerved low over the runway at Kathmandu's small airport. Seconds later, the plane crashed into a field beside the runway, erupting in flames and leaving 50 of the 71 people on board dead.
"There was confusion between the controller and the pilot. The black box has been recovered and we are waiting for what it shows ... Someone is at fault. We will wait for the investigation to decide that," Kamrul Islam told CNN. "US-Bangla Airlines has already dispatched a group of experts to Nepal along ...

Passenger Plane Crashes At Nepal Airport; Dozens Of Injuries Reported. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email. March 12, 20187:09 AM ... Rescue workers rushed to the scene of a US-Bangla Airlines jetliner that crashed at an airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Monday. Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters hide caption.
What are the current top 10 big companies in Nepal? In today's world, multinational companies are one of the major factors in the business sector. They are responsible for outgrowth of international businesses. They own and control the production of goods and services in two or more countries other than ...
A 21-year-old from Tarporley is among a group of 11 Cheshire firefighter apprentices heading out on a mission to Nepal. Hannah Remelie and 10 others have raised funds to go out to help the youngest children in a Nepalese village access education. Now they have headed out to help them build a new ...
At the next meeting of the Cowra Evening Branch of CWA on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, the guest speaker will be Mrs Lucky Sherpa, the Ambassador for Nepal which is the guest nation for the 2018 Festival of International Understanding. As well, Millie Casey, one of 13 Festival Youth Ambassadors, will ...
NEW DELHI: PM Modi is planning to visit Bangladesh and Nepal in the coming months to showcase his government's support to the South Asian ... dAfter the election results in Nepal, India reached out to Kathmandu immediately as foreign minister Sushma Swaraj visited the Himalayan state and held ...
Nepal's newly-elected Prime Minister K P Oli today won a historic vote of confidence with two-thirds majority in the country's lower House of Parliament. Oli, who was appointed to the post on February 15, secured 208 votes out of total 268 Parliament members present in the House of Representatives, ...
Huge numbers of pregnant women and new mothers are taking their own lives in Nepal as they deal with extreme poverty, natural disasters, domestic violence and oppression. Research shows suicide represents 16% of all deaths in women of reproductive age. The rate is higher than previously recorded ...
But the era of making and breaking Nepal's fractious coalitions — via threats and inducements delivered from the large wooded compound inherited from Britain's legation after 1947 — has come to an end, for now at least. Marxist and Maoist politicians are moving into ministerial offices in Kathmandu after ...
Pakistani prime ministers rarely pay official visits to Nepal, and vice versa. There are few significant bilateral issues between the two countries, which established relations in 1960, that demand frequent visits or meetings at the top political level between the two countries. Regional platforms like the South ...
According to spokesperson for the defence ministry Rishiraj Rajbhandari, Ambassador Hong congratulated the minister and expressed belief that China's friendly relations with Nepal would be further enhanced during the government led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. Areas of mutual cooperation would ...
Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi paid a two-day official visit to Nepal from 4-5 March to congratulate his counterpart KP Sharma Oli for his recent appointment as the new PM of Nepal after the historic provincial and state elections. This was the first official visit by a Pakistani PM to Nepal after ...
Set to become one of the biggest-ever stars of Nepalese cricket, Lamichhane was first identified by Scott McKechnie, MCC Member and Head Coach of Kowloon Cricket Club in Hong Kong, on MCC's tour to Nepal in 2015. Lamichhane's journey from India to Nepal, Hong Kong to Australia and many other ...
CHARIKOT: Minister of International Development of Norway, Nikolai Astrup has said that Norway government wants to partner with Nepal for its educational development. The Norwegian minister said so while inaugurating the Devitar Basic School at Loting, Chilankha of Bigu Rural Municipality on ...
Nepal's Prime Minister usually makes his first visit to India and Oli is still expected to do so. But after winning the election on an explicitly 'ultra nationalist' platform, where he has promised to diversify Nepal's relations beyond India and deepen ties with others, particularly China, symbolically, Oli will do all he ...
"With the generous assistance of the government of India and in close partnership with the government of Nepal, we will all be working together to support those families in greatest need, safely rebuild their homes and their lives. This is critical to sustainable development and we are proud to be part of this ...
Huge numbers of pregnant women and new mothers are taking their own lives in Nepal as they deal with extreme poverty, natural disasters, domestic violence and oppression. Research shows suicide represents 16% of all deaths in women of reproductive age. The rate is higher than previously recorded ...
Kathmandu, Nepal - On March 8, 2015, six-year-old Puja Saha finally died. For more than two weeks, her small body had been attached to life-saving machines at the intensive care unit of Kathmandu's Kanti Children's Hospital. A police officer stood guard outside the room. Puja's father, Badri Narayan ...
At first, Kushalta Subedi didn't want to come to America. Her friends, family and life were all in Nepal—to her, America was just a big, mostly white, unknown. Now a sophomore at CU and a U.S. citizen, she is trying to reconcile her place in a country she loves with a president that says the diversity visa ...
According to the Nepal Pashmina Industries Association (NPIA), the Chyangra Pashmina trademark was approved by Malaysia, China, Brazil and Russia recently. Canada, the US, the European Union, Japan, Norway, Switzerland and Australia are among the countries that have already given approval to ...
Mar 6, 2018-Nepal has signed an agreement with Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City to return stolen statues of Uma Maheshwor and Lord Buddha to the country. An agreement was signed between Madhu Marasani, Nepal's Consular General in New York, and Daniel H. Weiss, chairperson of the museum to ...
Seven Buddhist monks from a remote village at the foothills of Nepal's Himalayas have swapped their maroon robes for running shoes, hoping this pursuit ... MAP: These monks want their village Sindukot, which lies just 80km from Kathmandu but like many rural communities in Nepal feels completely cut off ...
KATHMANDU, March 5 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived here on Monday for a two-day official visit to Nepal. Nepali Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada and senior Nepali government officials welcomed Abbasi at the Tribhuvan International Airport upon his arrival earlier ...
Mar 6, 2018-Officials from Nepal and India have held talks on the issue of Indian authorities constructing four makeshift bridges over the Mahakali river, a track and a ... makeshift wooden bridges over the Mahakali river, a 150-metre long track and a 2 km foot trails in Darchula district without securing permission of Nepal.
Swapping their maroon robes for running shoes, seven Buddhist monks take off at a sprint across the hills surrounding their remote village in the foothills of Nepal's Himalayas. They are aspiring ultra-marathon runners, hoping the sport will put their remote village on the map and provide the funds needed ...
A 19-gun salute was offered to the visiting prime minister at the Nepal Army Pavilion in Tundhikhel after PM Oli welcomed him at the VVIP lounge of the Sainik Manch. The Oli government had decided not to accord the guard of honour at the Tribhuvan International Airport, a tradition followed for years.
THAT Zimbabwe would beat Nepal in their opening Group B encounter of the International Cricket Council World Cup qualifier was never in doubt for the local fans, but it ... Nepal were always going to struggle reaching such a huge target but they fought their way to 264 for 8 as Zimbabwe won by 117 runs.
But the prize Nepal will likely be contesting is finishing inside the top-three Associate teams which will give them one-day international status for the next three years. Also on the offer will be a four-day Inter-Continental Cup (ICup) and World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) which will be played ...
However, a government that enjoys two-thirds majority in parliament and a prime minister with sweeping powers may not necessarily help the consolidation of democracy in Nepal. Building democracy was a declared objective of the 12-point agreement that India facilitated as the basis of the peace deal ...
Kathmandu: Newly-elected members of Nepal's Parliament were sworn-in in Kathmandu on Sunday, following historic provincial and parliamentary polls in 2017 in the Himalayan nation. Senior-most member of the House of Representatives Mahantha Thakur administered the oath of office and secrecy to ...
New Delhi: Pakistan's prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi begins a rare two-day visit to Nepal on Monday—one that India, Nepal's giant southern neighbour—is keeping a close eye on. According to a statement from Pakistan's foreign office on Sunday, the visit is part of Pakistan's “pro-active and ...
BLISTERING centuries by Sikandar Raza and Brendan Taylor led Zimbabwe to a resounding 116-run victory over Nepal in an ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier at Queens Sports Club yesterday. The win sees Zimbabwe topping Group B followed by Scotland, who seemingly did the home team a massive ...
Journalists from Nepal's largest newspaper have been charged with contempt of court after publishing critical stories about the country's chief justice. The case against The Kantipur Daily is being seen by government critics as an attack on press freedom. Al Jazeera's Subina Shrestha has more from the ...
KATHMANDU, March 3 (Xinhua) -- Thousands of people gathered in Nepal's capital Kathmandu Saturday afternoon to recite the messages of Lord Gautam Buddha, known as Dhhamapad, to set a new Guinness World Records. Though the organizer claimed to have gathered over 75,000 people in the ...



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