Headline News November 04, 2016

November 04, 2016

Traders urge envoys to ease export of Nepali tea and coffee
Himalayan Times
Citing that Indian customs have been obstructing export of Nepali tea and coffee to the southern market as well as to third countries by seeking the …
Land of Nepal Railway in Raxaul remains unutilized
Republica
While the Nepal Railways’ land remains unused, industrialists have been unloading imported goods in the land of Indian Railway by paying rent to the …
Outbound tourism growing, but inbound slows
Republica
KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The Nepal Tourism Year 2011 campaign had set a target of welcoming one million foreign tourists into the country and giving a …
Nepal passes 16 of 20 indicators of US MCC Scorecard 2017
Republica
KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Nepal has met the requirements for 16 indicators out of 20 in the scorecard of the US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) …

Quantifying remoteness: A scale of accessibility across Nepal
AidData
Adrian Hayes, an Australian hiker, trekked in unsupported and on foot to some of Nepal’s most remote villages, using his medical training to assist …
Trekking Nepal Series: Audio Guidary Sneak Peek
Zero To Travel
Have you ever thought about Trekking Nepal? Today you’ll get a sneak peek of Episode 1 of our 16 part podcast series- Trekking Nepal: Your …
Shamans and Hindu priests combat child marriage in Nepal
Mashable
In Nepal, a girl’s cheena, or astrological chart, is playing a crucial role in deterring her from being married off before she reaches adulthood. In Nepal …
Bandipora Boy Who Video-graphed Nepal Quake Sweeps Goenka Award
Kashmir Life
Amir covered Nepal when it was hit by 7.8 magnitude earthquake on April 25, 2015—the day when he was on the ground to shoot for his documentary …
Gurkha ex-servicemen are foundational pillars of Indo-Nepal friendship: Mukherjee
Business Standard
President Mukherjee said this while addressing a gathering of Gurkha ex-servicemen of Indian Army at Pension Payment Office in Nepal’s Pokhara …
Nepal’s first animated feature film screened in London
Himalayan Times
Director of Nepal’s first animated feature film “Shankhadhar Ko Kathaa” (The Legend of Shankhadhar), Sanyukta Shrestha, explains the movie plots …

Ultra-runner Mira Rai nominated for NatGeo’s Adventurers of the Year
E Kantipur
Two years ago, Nepali runner Mira Rai went for a jog in Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, just outside of Kathmandu. As she darted along the hilly …