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Japan to give Nepal $3m to develop food production

KATMANDU (AP): Japan's foreign minister has met Nepal's top officials in Katmandu and agreed to give the Himalayan nation money

Nepal, the Himalayan forests are burning

by Kalpit Parajuli, Kathmandu (AsiaNews) - The burning of thousands of hectares of forest has brought the mountain communities of

Visit to Nepal life-changing

By Lin Ferguson: Cullinane College student Tom Watson is proud to be a Kiwi and to be fortunate enough to

NEPAL: Don’t reduce transitional justice to a whitewashing exercise

AHRC:  The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to express its deep concern at the latest developments in the establishment

Stopping Monsanto in Nepal: The People’s Victory

By Neha Rayamajhi: Around the 16th century, Europeans arrived on the subcontinent of India—a place predominantly inhabited by a culture

Nepal’s ‘Super Sherpa’ crosses the Himalayas

KATHMANDU (AFP) : Nepal's "Super Sherpa" on Wednesday voiced amazement at the pace of change in the country's remote Himalayan communities,

GM Maize: Nepal’s Food Security Threatened

Arun Shrivastava, DELHI):  Not only Nepal’s but the entire Himalayan region is under threat. Genetically Engineered seeds are weapons

‘Jewel of Himalaya’ Brings Food, Culture of Nepal to Yorktown

By Plamena Pesheva (York Town): There is one place where you can immerse yourself in the culture and traditional food

Nepal’s Super Sherpa crosses the Himalayas

MSN News:  Nepal's "Super Sherpa" has voiced amazement at the pace of change in remote Himalayan communities, as he celebrated

Two sons follow fathers’ footsteps to conquer Everest

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters):  The sons of two members of the first U.S. team to scale Mount Everest are

Segregated without food and light during their period, Nepali women…

by Kalpit Parajuli: The practice prohibits women from having any contact with the world during their menstrual period. Each year,

Nepal’s Third Gender and the Recognition of Gender Identity

By Michael Bochenek: On December 27, 2007, the Supreme Court of Nepal issued a decision that has been called "arguably

Nepal parties seek more time to settle statute row

KATHMANDU (IANS) : Major political parties of Nepal Monday sought two more days to thrash out contentious issues that have

Nepal urged to drop plan for war crimes amnesty

KATHMANDU (AFP): Leading rights groups urged Nepal on Monday to drop plans for a blanket amnesty over thousands of killings

Nepal registers bill to shorten constitution drafting

From Shirish B Pradhan KATHMANDU (PTI): Nepal today registered a bill in the parliament to shorten the procedure for promulgation

Ex-militants to help plug infiltration from Nepal

M Saleem Pandit, TNN,SRINAGAR: The Jammu & Kashmir government will soon deploy former militants as "spotters" along the India-Nepal border

J&K Police to be deployed along India-Nepal border

NEW DELHI (PTI): In an attempt to plug the Nepal route used by Kashmiri militants to re-enter the Valley using

Nepali climber, 30, dies in fall on Everest

KATHMANDU (DAILY STAR): A 30-year-old Nepali mountaineer died on Saturday attempting to scale Mount Everest, a government official said, in

Nepal war children head from poverty to university

KATHMANDU (DAWN): The gates of one of Nepal’s top private schools swing open and 20 children who hope to be

US scientists head to Mount Everest for research

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP): A team of American scientists and researchers flew to the Mount Everest region on Friday to set