Headline News October 31, 2016

October 31, 2016

Nhu Daya Bhintuna! Nepal’s Newars celebrate new year
MSN.com
Banging drums, clanging bells and performing impromptu street dances, members of Nepal’s ethnic Newar community rang in the new year Monday in …

Cashew Prices Are About to Go Nuts
Bloomberg
Crop shrinks 11% as world sales grow faster than any other nut
U.S. is world’s top importer, biggest buyer of Vietnam cashews…

Cumberbatch was thrilled to film ‘Doctor Strange’ in Nepal
Business Standard
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch says he had a great time while shooting “Doctor Strange” in Nepal. The 40-year-old actor visited South Asia for the first …

Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteer Dorene Petersen Trains Nepali Union Members on Essential Oil …
Digital Journal
​Winrock International Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteer Dorene Petersen is traveling to Nepal for a three-week assignment in the Kathmandu, Sarlahi, …

Climate Change Research
University of Dayton – News Home
… tools to investigate the role of glacial lakes in speeding the thinning and retreat of glaciers in the Himalaya region of Nepal, Bhutan and China.

Making most of remittances: vision and strategies
Daily Mirror
Remittances are the bedrock of Nepal’s economy. They’ve quadrupled since 2010 thanks to 2 million Nepalis who work abroad, generating nearly …

Kate Thornton travels to Nepal to see how Practical Action are changing lives
Closer
Kate Thornton travelled across to Nepal with Practical Action to see first-hand how vital the work being carried out across the country is. To find out …

NEPAL-KATHMANDU-NEPAL SAMBAT NEW YEAR 1137-CULTURAL RALLY
Prokerala
KATHMANDU, Oct. 31, 2016 – People from ethnic Newar community participate in a cultural rally staged on the occasion of New Year 1137 of Nepal …

Naya Shakti seeks directly-elected presidential system
Nepali Headlines
Naya Shakti Nepal has insisted on ensuring the provision for a directly-elected president while amending the constitution as it would help the …

I am an amchi
Nepali times (blog)
Is Nepal losing the traditional wisdom of Tibetan healing? What kind of challenges do doctors practicing Tibetan medicine face? How will Nepal help …

Marigold worth 4 mn imported in eastern Nepal
Anna Note (satire) (press release) (blog)
BIRATNAGAR – Majority of the Marigold used during Tihar festival here are imported from neighbouring India. As in the previous years, a large …