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India’s poverty cuts slower than it’s neighbours

India’s poverty cuts slower than it’s neighbours

According to a study by Oxford University, India is lagging behind its neighbours Nepal and Bangladesh in reducing poverty. Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), which reflects deprivation in health, education and living standards rather than simply…

Nepal hosts LGBTI rights seminar, but denies rights group re-license

Nepal hosts LGBTI rights seminar, but denies rights group re-license

Demonstrating the progressive attitude of the government, the details have been released for a UN seminar on LGBTI human rights in Nepal this week.  At the same time it has…

“Indira Rana Magar” a hope for inmates children

“Indira Rana Magar” a hope for inmates children

There are 300 inmates in the overcrowded, in Kathmandu Women’s Prison, and 15 children who are among dozens across Nepal serving time because, with their sole carer in jail, they…

Throw water balloon and jail term in Nepal

Throw water balloon and jail term in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The ‘Hooligan Act’ is being widely criticised in Nepal. Amid accusations that they were abusing their powers, Nepali police denied  that the arrests of more than 1,000…

You can climb your own Everest

You can climb your own Everest

Aiming to change the all-male image of mountaineering in this country, a group of Nepalese women have embarked on a mission to shatter that barrier by climbing the tallest mountain…

Royal mess over Nepal Casinos

Royal mess over Nepal Casinos

KATHMANDU: Nepal has been known as the ‘casino capital’ of South Asia. In these times of flux, legal confusion prevails, and some casinos are trying to hoodwink the Nepal government.…

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