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Going by what the Nepal Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lal Babu Pandit said in the recently-held 10th Nepal National Water and ... of villages in Bajura, around 400 families in Dhim village, Wai village in Swamikartik Rural Municipality, hilly regions of Salyan District, among others.
However, if snow leopards start attacking the livestock, then it is likely that the locals will turn against conservation efforts of snow leopards," says Devkota. The study was conducted in Chhekampar Village Development Committee in northern Gorkha district, which falls in the Manaslu conservation area. Nepal

As part of a tour on the first day, a senior Journalist delegation from Nepal on Thursday visited Hi-tech city here to know IT policy and initiatives of Government and Software Industry Exports and Development of Hyderabad. The Journalist delegation consisting of 15 members also visited Raheja IT ...
A few kilometres north of the Indian border in Kapilvastu district -the birth place of Buddha - lies Jagdishpur lake, the largest reservoir in Nepal, and one of the ten wetlands in the country ... Purnabashi, Chaudhary, 74 from Bandauli village in Kapilvastu district, West Nepal at the bank of Jagadishpur lake.
The rice fields surrounding Sakarpura, a village in Saptari District of Nepal's southern Province 2, are covered in over a foot of sand. The sand was deposited during severe floods in August last year, when the nearby Khado Khola, a small river, breached a man-made embankment and swept into the area.
VILLAGERS in a remote village near Mount Everest have issued a thank you to charitable Borderers who helped put a roof over their heads. ... In the months after the April, 2015 earthquake he managed to place an order for roofing materials in the town of Solang - around a day's walk from Dimbul. ... Nepal

It is the final day of MBBS examinations at Ragib-Rabeya Medical College Hospital (RRM-CH) in the Bangladesh town of Sylhet for Nepali medical students. The students were completing five long years of their medical school, they were stressed yet excited to be graduating. They were even more thrilled ... Nepal
Almond-eyed Saraswati remembers the day a neighbour from her rural village approached her, offering to feed and school her. “I had four sisters and two brothers. We lived in a remote part of Nepal, and it wasn't easy to go to school,” explains Saraswati, who was aged nine at the time. “Some girls in my ... Nepal
NeKSAP Technical Working Groups (TWGs) and/or District Food Security Networks (DFSNs) held meetings in most of the districts across Nepal in December 2017 to review the food security situation between mid-July to mid-November 2017 (the Nepali months of Shrawan, Bhadra, Asoj, and Kartik2074) ... Nepal
Authorities in Nepal are struggling to identify the survivors of a deadly plane crash earlier this week, with many of the injured badly burned, in critical ... Doctors at the city's morgue have performed autopsies on only about half of those killed so far, and are struggling to identify many of the bodies, said police ... Nepal
Salesian missionaries with the Don Bosco Network entered into an agreement with the government of Nepal for the reconstruction of 12 public schools in areas most affected by the earthquakes. To date, 10 schools have been built and equipped in small villages in the Kathmandu valley. Salesian programs ... Nepal
"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. Nepal
The plane swerved repeatedly as it prepared to land in Kathmandu, said Amanda Summers, an American working in Nepal. The crowded city sits in a valley in the Himalayan foothills. "It was flying so low I thought it was going to run into the mountains," said Summers, who watched the crash from the terrace ... Nepal
The plane swerved repeatedly as it prepared to land in Kathmandu, said Amanda Summers, an American working in Nepal. The crowded city sits in a valley in the Himalayan foothills. “It was flying so low I thought it was going to run into the mountains,” said Summers, who watched the crash from the terrace ... Nepal
Bardia National Park and WWF Nepal collaborated with Engineering Adda Nepal to test the warning system in Pattharbojhi village between January-June 2017. Located within Khata Wildlife Corridor connecting Bardia National Park with Katerniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary in India, the village faces frequent ... Nepal
Seven Buddhist religious workers from the village of Sindhukot in Nepal are trading in their robes for running shoes. They want to become ultra-marathon runners. They hope that by running in long distance races they can help provide money to rebuild homes destroyed by a deadly earthquake in 2015. Nepal
ELEVEN firefighter apprentices will be heading to Nepal on Saturday following two years of fundraising to given children in a remote village access to an education. The group has raised £30,000 to enable them to fund the building of a facility to education younger children. Working with the charity ... Nepal

These organisations frequently conduct cultural programmes giving a chance to Nepali expatriate artistes to perform and exhibit their talents. Many Nepali artistes ... I regularly performed in my school functions and village ceremonies. Many people ... I come from a family in Birtamod, a town in east of Nepal. Nepal
Armed with enormous spending power, China's middle class is expanding beyond its first tier cities, which refer to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen or the “Big 4” to smaller, lesser known cities. Weifang ... As a landlocked prefecture-level city, Weifang does share a few similarities with Nepal. Nepal
The first accessible trekking trail designed specifically for people with mobility difficulties is scheduled to be inaugurated in Pokhara, Nepal on March 30. ... The inauguration will take place during a three-day international conference on accessible adventure to be organized from March 29 at Lake City, the ... Nepal
For four years, as a Peace Corps volunteer working on drinking water systems, I lived in some of Nepal's remotest mountain villages, many days' walk from the nearest motor roads. My love for 35mm ... At the time I was in South Korea, from September through December 1979, Seoul was a city on edge. Nepal
Nepali community is going to enjoy performances by different artistes from their country on March 9. The prominent ... The musical programme organised by Kumari Bank and Boom Remit will be held in Asian Town, Sanaiya. ... The show revolves around the daily happenings of a village in Nepal. Nepal
Mar 4, 2018-The term 'Nepali doctors' has always intrigued as well as fascinated me since my childhood in a remote Terathum village. The irony was that there were no doctors and no hospitals. Whoever treated a patient with whatever means they had were called doctors. The other day, a television news item triggered my ... Nepal
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 ... They took part in the mass prayers held in the city's largest open square Tundikhel. Nepal
The tour, which kicked off last year, has already entertained several cities around the world, including Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, London and Birmingham. The organisers in Kathmandu said: "The show is just postponed for further dates and going to reschedule it very soon." The CPN-Maoist also ... Nepal
The Himalayan village of Kalinchowk, sitting at an altitude of about 12,000 feet in eastern Nepal and known for its temple to the Hindu goddess Kali, gets snow every year. After a recent storm, the town's young people flock to wooden lodges and dance around campfires. Utsav Pathak is determined to get ... Nepal
Days after the BJP launched its 'Rakshisi Bengaluru' campaign, accusing the Congress of “ruining” the city, the ruling party hit back. Terming the BJP's "20-page pictorial booklet" expose a lie, the Congress pointed out that some of the pictures that were used, were in fact from Mizoram and Nepal, and not ... Nepal
One of Nepal's best-kept towns, it is home to the Newari people and a living museum of Newari culture – a beautifully preserved village crowning a lofty ridge, its main street is lined with traditional row houses. Time seems to have stood still here, although it has taken a lot of effort to preserve this magic ... Nepal
But when you come to Mankhu, a small village in Dhading district in Nepal, you will quickly notice that many things are different here. Mankhu is home to a unique program for women's empowerment called "Her Farm." The name captures the simplicity of the place's entire concept: It's a farm, and it's hers. Nepal
In Nepal, the idiom "it takes a village" might be better ended with "to raise a forest." Here, more than a third of the population is involved community-based management of more than 1.8 million hectares of forested landscapes, from the highly biodiverse southern lowlands of the Terai to the rugged foothills ...
On March 3, data enthusiasts and advocates convened in Nepal's historic Durbar Square to mark Open Data Day. Celebrated in many cities across the globe, the day highlights the importance of freely accessible and usable data. Hundreds attended the public event in Kathmandu-from students to curious ...
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 will place their ... AIM IS DEVELOPMENT: The aspiring ultra-marathon runners are hoping they will be able to introduce development in their village.
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 ...
The musical programme entitled 'Super Youth Musical Night' featured Nepali Idol third runner-up Sagar Ale, dancers Sirju Bardeba, Rekha Rai, Sabita Bhusal, Alina Deuja and Emala Mithun and singers Firoj Basnet, Rit Kumar Shrestha and Dev Neupane. UNI Dance crew also performed in the programme ...
The story of Nepal's ambivalent attitude towards ganja is very long. The narratives of the Shivaratri ganja galore are copious. I heard about this from my childhood in a remote village of Sabala in Terathum of Limbuwan. In my village, smoking ganja was the luxury and privilege of strong male characters of ...
A bulk arrival of Chinese tourists making trip to Nepal during Chinese Lunar New Year that began on Friday is big business opportunity for the tour ... more Chinese tourists during the Spring Festival if more flights are arranged between the two countries and more Chinese cities are connected with flights.
Sherpa, 38, recalled the crucial moment recently at his home office in Essex, where he runs US Sherpa, a quickly growing business selling handmade knitwear and other products from Nepal through about 200 retail stores, including Outdoor Gear Exchange and Phoenix Books in Burlington. Sherpa also ...
The Global Village volunteers with Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County pose with their partners in building a home foundation in Nepal in January. All have a red mark their forehead given as a sign of gratitude, along with Dhaka scarves and Dhaka hats for the men of traditional fabric and pattern.
In north-central Kathmandu sits the famous tourist district of Thamel. From the uneven path that wends its way to the area through Amrit Campus, a famous science college, a visitor can see the ongoing transformation of the city's skyline. Skeletons of concrete and brick reach up, ever further, into the shabby, ...
Kevin De Bruyne admits he is struggling physically as Pep Guardiola's Manchester City chase glory on four fronts, hampered by a series of injuries to big-name players. The midfielder has missed only three of City's 39 games in all competitions and says he was feeling tired during Saturday's 1-1 draw at ...
The money they send home has been the backbone of Nepal's economy - 31.3 percent of the GDP is supported by the remittances sent by these foreign workers. The new wealth is visible across Nepal - small villages have turned into towns and private schools, clinics and shops have mushroomed across ...
JANAKPUR, Nepal, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- When Laxmi Devi Mahara arrived at the Dhanusa Dham municipality office after walking on foot from her village in Sarsarampur, she found herself seated among mainly women as most of the men from the village were either working in neighboring India or in Gulf ...
But when you come to Mankhu, a small village in Dhading district in Nepal, you will quickly notice that many things are different here. Mankhu is home to a unique program for women's empowerment called "Her Farm." The name captures the simplicity of the place's entire concept: It's a farm, and it's hers.
LAMJUNG: Nepal Army's Shreejung Battalion has prevented a wildfire from being spread to the settlement of Hiletaksar village in Besisahar Municipality-10 of the district. The wildfire that had broken out in the Chituwa Community Forest near Hiletaksar on Wednesday afternoon had put 26 houses of the ...
Feb 3, 2018-Except for a syllable, and the Mahakali River, there is almost no difference between Darchula and Dharchula. The two towns are twins by all rights. The citizens of Darchula in Nepal regularly cross the Mahakali for employment, and the people of Dharchula in India look for a potential spouse in Darchula, and ...
Steamboat nonprofit educates girls, opens horizons in a remote village in Nepal ... STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Springs residents, curious about the growing relationship between this mountain town and another 7,688 miles away in the Everest District of Nepal, may want to attend the Jan.
The 14-year-old student from Nepal died of septicemia in a private hospital in Noida after the school authorities failed to provide him with due medical assistance earlier. A zero FIR had already been registered in Noida against school authorities under section 304 (A) (causing death by negligence) on the ...
MECHI RIVER, India-Nepal border -- Most frontier barriers are erected to prevent humans from breaching national boundaries, but along India's northeastern border with Nepal an ... Village women carry firewood collected in forests near Changa, India, once home to large populations of elephants. (Photo ...
POKHARA, Nepal, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- A special Chinese New Year event entitled "China-Nepal Friendship Spring Festival Show 2018" was held in Nepal's lake city of Pokhara on Friday evening to mark the festivity which falls on February. Hosted by the Chinese Embassy in Nepal in cooperation with the ...
And when you add those three aspects – her work in Nepal, Rotary work, leadership and major awards including Rotarian of the Year for District 9700 in 2012, plus her career in enhancing people's lives – it is no wonder Ms Brell has been awarded the Order of Australia Medal [OAM] in the Australia Day ...


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