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4 dead, 30 missing in Nepal as bus falls in river
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A bus plunged into a river in western Nepal Thursday, killing at least four people and leaving more than 30 others missing, police said.(11/20/2014 5:42:42 AM)
The army of housewives saving Nepal's newborns
On a wet and windy morning, Nepalese housewife Bhumisara Upadhyay is out visiting pregnant women, on a mission to slash newborn deaths in the Himalayan nation with a simple tube of gel. Health experts attribute Nepal's newborn mortality rate to infections contracted through the umbilical stump, which is traditionally coated with a mix of oil and turmeric after the cord is cut. Within a year of ...(11/18/2014 6:25:29 AM)
Nepal's marginalised group protest crackdown
Jailed intellectual, police action and alienation fuel protests in neglected southern border region of Madhes.(11/19/2014 7:24:22 AM)
Feature: Army of housewives saving Nepal’s newborns
Badalamji, Nepal— On a wet and windy morning, Nepalese housewife Bhumisara Upadhyay is out visiting pregnant women, on a mission to slash newborn deaths in the Himalayan nation with a simple tube of gel.Upadhyay is among thousands of volunteers at the front line of a campaign that has dramatically cut neonatal mortality in a country where nearly two-thirds of babies are born at home.Health ...(11/21/2014 12:08:43 PM)
Cross-border power trade: Nepal, India agree to devise long-term plans
Nepal and India have agreed to formulate a master plan for the period until 2035 and an action plan until 2025 on power trade. The two countries will also hold a study on possible technical difficult .....(11/21/2014 12:08:12 PM)
At least 24 feared dead as bus plunges into Nepal river
A bus plunged into a deep, fast-flowing river in western Nepal on Thursday, with at least 24 passengers feared dead, officials said.(11/20/2014 9:35:49 AM)
Nepal parties reject joint proposal on drafting constitution
Kathmandu, Nov 19 (IANS) Nepal's parties in parliament have rejected a joint proposal tabled by the ruling Nepali Congress and Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML), which they believe could further affect a fragile constitution-drafting process, party leaders said Wednesday.(11/19/2014 7:54:27 AM)
Nepal: a new frontier for trail runners
The Annapurna Ultra mountain run might just put the country on the map. What happened when our writer gave it a spin? Ringed by 7,000m and 8,000m peaks, Annapurna Base Camp lies in the centre of a small basin, known as the Sanctuary. Ever since the mountain was first climbed by Maurice Herzog’s 1950 expedition, ABC has become both a destination for trekkers and a starting point for mountaineers ...(11/19/2014 12:04:22 PM)
SSB intensifies checking on Indo-Nepal border, ahead of SAARC
Maharajganj: Ahead of the 18th SAARC meeting in Nepal next week, Shashastra Seema Bal (SSB) will undertake extensive screening in a bid to check the entry of anti-national elements from across the border to Uttar Pradesh on porous Indo-Nepal border. The decision has been taken after Intelligence Bureau warned of increased terrorist activities in UP. The SSB would also be identifying religious ...(11/20/2014 2:20:09 AM)
Shutdown in Nepal town after Narendra Modi's trip reportedly cancelled
Educational institutions and markets were partially closed and transport services also came to a halt. There were also anti-government rallies.(11/21/2014 11:58:16 AM)
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