Nepal News Feeds January 2017

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January 30, 2017

Nepal Airlines signs agreement with American firm, procuring two Airbus aircraft
Online Khabar
Nepal Airlines Corporation has signed an agreement with an American company, AAR Corporation, for the procurement of two aircraft. As per the deal …

Man dies in paragliding tragedy in Nepal
“It really is sad news for the town and she has got the full sympathy and … supporting the family of a British man who sadly died in Nepal on January …

Chinese tourist dies on trek to Qomolangma base camp in Nepal
Global Times
A Chinese tourist died of high altitude sickness in Nepal’s Solukhumbu district … He was trekking towards Qomolangma base camp with three other …

January 28, 2017

Nepal is the birthplace of Buddhism
Washington Post
Nepal is the birthplace of Buddhism, not India. I was surprised to read in the Jan. 14 news article “Hundreds of Tibetans defy China to gather in India” …

January 26, 2017

Volunteer spends months away from home helping in poverty-stricken Nepal
Leamington Observer
A MAN from Charlecote is spending the start of the year 4,000 miles from home helping people living in poverty. Thomas Meredith joined a team of …

Cooking authentic Nepalese cuisine is easier than you think
Approaching my house during any given Monday evening is a real treat, as the brilliant aromas of Nepalese cuisine waft through the cracks of the front …

Two Chinese aircrafts bought byNepal Airlines to arrive in Nepal by Saturday
India Live Today
Kathmandu, Jan. 25: Two Chinese aircrafts bought by the Nepal Airlines Corporation are scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu by Saturday. The aircraft to …

Meet Padma Shri Anuradha Koirala, The Nepali Activist Who Has Saved More Than 12000 Girls From Trafficking
Huffington Post India
In 1993, she set up Maiti Nepal in a small house with her savings. Maiti Nepal, which can be translated as mother Nepal, began as a shelter for …

Why was Nepal not colonized by British?
Nepali Headlines (satire) (press release) (blog)
So, firstly Nepal didn’t go into a war with the British during the peak of their … “The British had made constant efforts to persuade the Nepalese …

US Government provided $160 million to Nepal in 2016
Anna Note
In support of Nepal’s high priority earthquake reconstruction activities, the U.S. Embassy confirmed that its 2016 assistance included $41 million for ..

2 Lebanese, 2 Nepalese and 1 Palestinian Held for Spying for Israel
The General Directorate of General Security announced Wednesday that it has arrested two Lebanese men, two Nepalese women and a Palestinian …

January 24, 2017

Clean-Burning Stoves Save Lives In Mountainous Nepal
George Basch: HSP is a U.S.-based, 501(c)(3) focused on providing clean-burning, fuel-efficient cook stoves to families and institutions in rural Nepal …

Feature: International marriages between Nepalese and Chinese youngsters gaining popularity
24 (Xinhua) — Magh, a Nepalese month as per the lunar calendar, … for a while and coupled with the daily burdens of dealing with the family’s crisis, …

Doubt over Everest’s true height after Nepal quake spurs fresh expedition
The Straits Times
NEW DELHI (AFP) – Scientists will take the tape measure to Mount Everest to determine whether a massive earthquake in Nepal really did knock an …

Leave on a jet plane but don’t forget to come back, the country needs you!
Anna Note
Moreover, starting from the kindergarten education, a school does not care about the Nepali language as if it were the most disgusting of all languages …

January 23, 2017

Nepali nationality has not been well defined even after 250 years
The Kathmandu Post
Mukul Humagain, Roshan Sedhai and Shashwat Acharya spoke with CK Lal, a political analyst and a prolific columnist in Nepali and English, about …

January 20, 2017

Ncell won’t pay due capital gains tax on behalf of Telia
The Kathmandu Post
Rupak D Sharma of The Kathmandu Post talked to Ncell Managing Director Simon Perkins about these issues and company’s future plans. Excerpts:.

Baba Ramdev is bringing Brazilian bull power to Indian cows
Business Today
From the article: Months after announcing Rs 500 crore investment to improve the productivity of Indian cows, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has planned to go for artificial insemination with the aim of producing 92 per cent female offspring in India. Artificial insemination programme will be run with semen from Brazilian bulls and technical support from US and Dutch experts. …

Off the beaten track in Nepal
Ballarat Courier
Tucked away in a valley at the confluence of two sacred rivers, Panauti is a serene and holy Nepalese town filled with temples. Most travellers visit just …

January 18, 2017

China delivers 1st batch of newly-printed Nepalese currency
Business Standard
The first batch of 28.4 billion rupees in Nepal’s highest denomination, … Corporation (CBPM), was delivered on January 16, CCTV News reported. …

Himachal apples hold prosperity for farmers in Nepal
The Statesman
Farmers in Nepal are set to reap high profits from the high yielding variety of apples imported from Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and …

January 17, 2017

This travelling ‘restaurant’ has served at the Everest Base Camp in Nepal
Ex-Noma chef James Sharman’s tables for his latest gig are sold out, but the story is worth a read. Twenty months, 20 countries, 20 restaurants—it’s a ..

Mikeska Foundation seeking knitters, crocheters
San Angelo Standard Times
Terry Mikeska is encouraging local knitters and crochet buffs who would like to make a cap for children in Nepal to drop off their handiwork at the …

India ranks below Bangladesh, Nepal in inclusive development index
Governance Now (blog)
India has fared worse than its neighbours: Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and China, in an inclusive development index. World Economic Forum’s …

Ardrey Kell student Avideep Pradhan builds computer labs in Nepal
Charlotte Observer
He’s also responsible for the planning and construction of computer labs in two schools in Kathmandu, Nepal, the capital of a small country situated …

Nepal Trekking and Tips
Trekking is the most ideal approach to begin your enterprise travel in Nepal furthermore one of the main reasons why experience loving visitors visit …

January 16, 2017

Two girls awarded for tricking traffickers and busting cross Nepal-India border racket
Himalayan Times
DARJEELING: Two Indian schoolgirls will be awarded national bravery awards next week for helping police bust a cross-border human trafficking …

Inspired by Nepalese, UK architect rebuilds ancient temple
In this Nov. 22, 2016 photo, a Nepalese policeman rests in front of Changu Narayan, a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, at Changu Village, …

Tourism Review
Trekking in Nepal is probably the best way to explore the country. This magnificent country has three main trekking destinations: Everest, Annapurna, …

January 13, 2017

Nepal can’t remain a poor country between China and India: Envoy
Business Standard
Ambassador of Nepal Deep Kumar Upadhyay on Friday said that Nepal can no longer afford to remain a poor country, sandwiched between the two …

Nepalese tribe that migrates every time member dies and buries their dead upright
Daily Mail
Living as hunter-gatherers and eating the meat of langur and macaque monkeys – a controversial choice in the Hindu dominated country of Nepal, …

January 12, 2017

In Pictures: Nepal’s Swasthani Brata Katha festival
The Straits Times
A devotee returns from River Saali in Sankhu during the Swasthani Brata Katha festival in Kathmandu, Nepal on Jan 12, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS …

Nepal tourism makes spectacular rebound
The Kathmandu Post
Jan 12, 2017- Nepal’s tourism experienced a dramatic turnaround last year after being hit by the twin disasters of a devastating earthquake and …

January 05, 2017

New York Times published 52 Places to Go in 2017 – Langtang Region of Nepal has been featured as #43
New York Times
From the article: 43. Langtang Region, Nepal
A crumbled town springs back.
Visitors to this hinterland 40 miles north of Kathmandu dwindled following the 2015 avalanche that nearly wiped out Langtang village, the nerve center of the area. In an effort to revive tourism, the travel outfitter Intrepid now offers a spectacular 15-day Tamang Heritage Trail Trek through alpine terrain, verdant midlands, rustic villages, and monasteries. The newly opened portion of Langtang National Park called the Tamang Heritage Trail affords an opportunity to meet the Tamang people, originally Tibetan horse traders. — CHARU SURI

Gulmi school principal named winner for Integrity Idol 2016
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Dor Bikram Shrees, the principal of Siddhababa Higher Secondary School, has been named Nepal’s Integrity Idol Winner for …

Earthquake Pushes Nepalese Towards Cultural Respect
It’s been nearly two years since one of Nepal’s major fault lines sparked the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that claimed at least 8000 lives and many of the …

Indian army ex-chief could be new Indian envoy to Nepal
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: India is likely to appoint its former Army Chief Dalbir Singh Suhag as its new ambassador to Nepal. According to various news …

January 04, 2017

Tired of the cold wait, Nepal quake survivors rebuild
San Francisco Chronicle
Nhuchhe Laxmi Prajapati holds a shovel as digs the foundation of her house which was damaged by the 2015 earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal, …

It’s official, Nepal 8th most ‘welcoming’ country in the world!
Online Khabar
Nepal is one of the most ‘welcoming’ countries in the world, as it offers visa-free or visa-on-arrival travel to citizens of almost all countries in the world, …

KBR defeats appeal in US over Nepal, Iraq trafficking
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Jan 3 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday refused to hold KBR Inc liable for alleged human trafficking, in connection with the 2004 kidnapping …

January 03, 2017

Experts warn Japan’s language schools are becoming a front for importing cheap labor
The Japan Times
A 29-year-old Nepalese student in Tokyo has found herself stuck in limbo with her dreams derailed, and the state of Japan’s language schools is to …

Boise climber Doug Colwell to train Sherpas at school in Nepal near Everest
Idaho Statesman
He likely will do all of that again over the next month as he travels to Nepal to help train Sherpas who work on some of the world’s tallest peaks, …

January 02, 2017

Nepal’s trade deficit widens by 87 percent
Daily Times
KATHMANDU: Nepal’s trade deficit surged by 87.44 percent during the first five months of the current fiscal year that began in mid-July compared to …

Nepal fails to welcome even a single foreign bank
KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Even though it has already been seven years since the government opened doors for foreign banks in the Nepali financial …

January 01, 2017

48 rapes recorded in three months
Himalayan Times
In terms of development region, Central Development Region had the highest 24 cases of rape and in terms of district, Kathmandu reported the …

Bird Conservation Nepal records 13749 birds in Valley
Himalayan Times
Bird conservationists and researchers participated in the monitoring that was conducted by the Bird Conservation Nepal on January and June/July …

December, 2016