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Wild rhino enters Nepal city, killing 1 and injuring several
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A wild rhino has entered a city in southern Nepal, killing a woman and injuring several other people.(3/30/2015 5:10:04 AM)
UK should cut aid to Nepal if "endemic" corruption persists: report
By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain should cut its 86 million pound ($128 million) aid budget for Nepal unless the country acts to combat poor governance and "endemic" corruption, a parliamentary committee said on Friday. Britain is the largest bilateral donor to Nepal which is one of the world's poorest nations with a quarter of its 28 million population living ...(3/27/2015 7:01:01 AM)
Finnish climber, local guide die on Mount Annapurna in Nepal
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Finnish climber and his local guide died Wednesday while descending from the summit of Mount Annapurna in the first casualties of this mountaineering season, a Nepal mountaineering official said.(3/25/2015 8:36:15 AM)
Nepal tastes bitter defeat against formidable Saudi Arabia
Kathmandu, March 29: Nepal lost to Saudi Arabia 0-6 in its third match of the AFC U-23 Championship qualifying round. In the previous matches, Nepal was drubbed by Iran 0-5 and Afghanistan 0-2 that eliminated any chances of Nepal being selected in the AFC Championship.(3/30/2015 2:18:57 AM)
Nepal jails man for 35 years for rape, murder of 7-year-old
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A court in southern Nepal has sentenced a man to 35 years in prison for the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl, officials said Wednesday, in a case that sparked outrage in the Himalayan nation.(3/18/2015 2:00:36 AM)
Nepal boosts doctors, rescue efforts at Everest base camp
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal is adding more medical staff at Mount Everest's base camp and working to speed up rescue efforts, officials said Tuesday, in steps to boost safety after 16 local guides were killed by an avalanche last year in the deadliest disaster ever on the world's highest peak.(3/17/2015 2:30:52 AM)
UK should cut aid to Nepal if "endemic" corruption persists - report - TRFN
Britain should cut its 86 million pound ($128 million) aid budget for Nepal unless the country acts to combat poor governance and "endemic" corruption, a parliamentary committee said on Friday. Britain is the largest bilateral donor to Nepal which is one of the world's poorest nations with a quarter of its 28 million population living below the poverty line, according to the World Bank. Funding ...(3/27/2015 6:58:20 AM)
Roughing it: Trekking in Nepal offers adventure
GHOREPANI, Nepal (AP) — Dawn's golden light caught the tops of the snowcapped Himalayas and gradually crept downward as the rising sun lit up a sweeping arc of soaring peaks, at once forbidding and starkly beautiful.(3/10/2015 3:33:39 AM)
UK must cut aid for Nepal if 'endemic' corruption persists - report
By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The British government should make cuts to its 86 million pound aid budget for Nepal unless the country takes action to combat poor governance and "endemic" corruption, a parliamentary committee said on Friday. The Department for International Development (DFID)'s funding has seen Nepal make huge progress in health, water and sanitation ...(3/26/2015 8:05:44 PM)
Nepal extends Everest climbing permits
Nepal said Friday it will allow hundreds of mountaineers forced to abandon Everest expeditions last year to use their $10,000 climbing permits until 2019, ending months of uncertainty. Hundreds of climbers had to abandon their attempts last year due to an unprecedented shutdown after 16 Nepalese guides died in an avalanche, the worst accident ever to strike the world's highest peak. The ...(3/20/2015 2:52:51 AM)
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