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Dog-Mother of Nepal dies

Dog-Mother of Nepal dies

Gyani Deula,, also affectionately called ‘the Dog-Mother’ in Kathmandu, a homeless temple-dweller known for her love and compassion towards stray dogs, passed away at the Ganesh Temple in Kamaladi Sunday…

Nepal to legalize same sex unions?

Nepal to legalize same sex unions?

Kathmandu, Nepal : A report on CNN has indicated that the Nepal government is actively considering giving its nod to same sex marriages. If this is so, it will become…

Nepal media says India’s support more myth, less action

Nepal media says India’s support more myth, less action

There is more myth to India’s support than reality, say local newspersons in Kathmandu. The general feeling is that the Indian teams are more concerned with providing relief to Indians…

Surya Bahadur Thapa:This was a life

Surya Bahadur Thapa:This was a life

Former five-time Nepalese Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa was cremated with state honors Friday near a revered Hindu temple after his death earlier this week. Thousands of people paid their…

96 tonnes waste from Bagmati in one day

96 tonnes waste from Bagmati in one day

Cleaning up the Bagmati river is a herculean task and they removed 96 metric tonnes of solid watse in a single day! Over one lakh people including Prime Minister Sushil…

A Doc on hunger strike shuts down Nepal’s hospitals

A Doc on hunger strike shuts down Nepal’s hospitals

The doctor grows weaker as he fasts till death, while the Nepalese government is firm on allowing private medical college to charge exorbitant fees. Nepal is in turmoil because of Dr…

Kathmandu: garbage city?

Kathmandu: garbage city?

KATHMANDU: Strange but true. The Nepalese have become litterbugs. In the cities, garbage has begun piling up on the streets. But citizens and administrators alike are trying to find ways…

61st Mount Everest climb anniversary rally

61st Mount Everest climb anniversary rally

KATHMANDU: Hundreds of people in Nepal’s capital have held separate rallies to mark the 61st anniversary of the first conquest of Mount Everest and to remember the 16 Sherpa guides…

Nepal hosts world’s biggest Passover Feast

Nepal hosts world’s biggest Passover Feast

Kathmandu: The largest Passover Feast is held every year, not in Israel, but in Nepal.  Hundreds of Jewish travellers gathered in Kathmandu Monday to attend what organisers claim is the…

Nepali kids think they’re Indian?

Nepali kids think they’re Indian?

ARDIYA, NEPAL – How does a river change the course of a people’s lives? Thirty years ago, a river changed its course, and cut off a generation from their motherland.…

China bullying Nepal to harrass Tibetans?

China bullying Nepal to harrass Tibetans?

KATHMANDU: Tibetans in Nepal face heightened risks of being detained, beaten and even forcibly returned to China, as Kathmandu bows to growing diplomatic pressure from Beijing, Human Rights Watch said…

Nepal: A hilly prison for refugees?

Nepal: A hilly prison for refugees?

KATHMANDU: The fine for overstaying your visa is $5 a day, and it adds up to millions for refugees trapped in Nepal. Amir Hussain, a Rohingya Muslim, lost a dozen…

Sushil Koirala is Nepal Prime Minister

Sushil Koirala is Nepal Prime Minister

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress President and parliamentary party leader Sushil Koirala, 74, was elected Nepal’s new prime minister. According to President’s Press Adviser Rajendra Dahal, Koirala will be sworn in today…

Nepali Congress leads in vote count

Nepali Congress leads in vote count

The Nepali Congress party has a clear lead in elections to a new Constituent Assembly with nearly half the seats counted, the Election Commission says. Results show the party winning…

Nepal waits for new government

Nepal waits for new government

KATHMANDU, NEPAL — Polling stations were packed in Nepal early Tuesday morning as voters, deciding that casting ballots would be their first duty of the day, queued up – some…

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