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‘Let CA deal with issues of federalism, inclusion’ Sunday, August 24th, 2014

KATHMANDU: The commission to recommend implementation of past accords has decided to suggest to the government to allow the Constituent Assembly decide some crucial political issues such as those related to identity and inclusion in connection with implementing past agreements reached with the..

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United, we win Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Shyam Sharma: It was early 2006 when members of the Maoist party in the city had just started coming out—though it also seemed that many were simply claiming association with the party because incentives were high and risks small. I was a lecturer at the Central Department of English in..

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Who what why: How much gold can we get from mobile phones? Saturday, August 16th, 2014

It's said that a bag of used mobile phones contains a gram of gold. There are a lot of mobile phones in the world, so how much of the gold we need can we get from them, asks William Kremer. There be gold in them thar smartphones, said the European Commissioner for the Environment Janez Potocnik..

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Satellites may soon be able to snap photographs of your face Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Satellites run by Google and other private companies may soon have the ability to capture images of a person’s face and other sensitive information if federal restrictions continue to loosen from lobbying. According to Motherboard,North America’s largest satellite company, DigitalGlobe, is..

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8 dead, hundreds missing in Nepal landslide Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP): A massive landslide killed at least eight people and blocked a mountain river in northern Nepal on Saturday, causing the water to form a lake that was threatening to burst and sweep several villages, officials said. The death toll could climb because many houses were buried..

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In change of heart Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan monk Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

BY GOPAL SHARMA, KATHMANDU (Reuters): Nepal will allow a monk prominent in Tibetan Buddhism to be cremated in a monastery in Kathmandu, a minister said on Tuesday, disregarding fears of possible anti-China protests by his followers during the funeral. The government had previously barred the..

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Nepal hails India’s initiatives to boost ties with neighbors Monday, July 28th, 2014

KATHMANDU: Days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit here, Nepal today hailed the new  Indian government’s “sincere initiatives” to bring fresh momentum in ties with its neighbours and said it will result in economic growth and prosperity to all the SAARC nations. Outlining the..

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India bids to reassert influence in Nepal with power pact Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

BY SANJEEV MIGLANI AND GOPAL SHARMA, NEW DELHI/KATHMANDU, (Reuters): India is set to offer Nepal a landmark pact to help develop its huge hydro-electric power potential as the South Asian giant takes another step to re-assert influence among smaller neighbours where China has been forging closer..

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A collegebus Driver runs Children Home Sunday, July 13th, 2014

Ganesh Nepali, by profession, he is a college bus driver and social worker as well. He is founder of "Helping Hands Children Home", where 21 children are living, studying and sharing happiness together. 37 years old Ganesh Nepali, from western part of Nepal "Srukhet" entered Kathmandu a decade..

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Technology leading the fight against poaching in Nepal Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Bibek Bhandari, KATHMANDU: An animal welfare group in Nepal has concluded an experiment with Google Glass that uses the wearable computing device to help track and document the characteristics of endangered rhinos as part of efforts to combat poaching. The exercise is part of Nepal's attempts to..

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Nepal’s Organ Trail: How traffickers steal kidneys Friday, June 27th, 2014

By Sugam Pokharel, KATHMANDU (CNN): On the streets of Kathmandu, the sight of people begging for kidney treatment has become common. The capital of Nepal is no different from many places in the world where aging populations, poor diets and no health insurance systems mean increased organ..

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