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US Embassy in Nepal launches new website - Himalayan Times

Himalayan Times
“American citizens in Nepal will find resources about passports, business people can learn about doing business in Nepal and the United States, and students can find more information about studying in America,” the statement read, “Users may opt to ...

AFC exchanges landmark MOU to launch Nepal relief project -
Mr Ahmed Eid Al Harbi also joined the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) President Narendra Shrestha in laying the first brick in the project which will see the construction of two blocks consisting 18 classrooms at the school, which was at the ...

Nepal president urges parties to end stalemate over Constitution - The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari has warned of a “serious crisis” if the political parties could not end the current stalemate over the Constitution amendment bill and hold elections by January 2018 for implementing the statute. President Bhandari ...
Nepal president Bidya Devi Bhandari calls for all-party meeting over ConstitutionFirstpost
Nepali President urges parties to back constitutional
President urges parties to end stalemateHimalayan Times
Nepali Headlines (satire) (press release) (blog)

Madhes may secede from Nepal: Mahantha Thakur - Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The leaders of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have warned that Madhes will secede from Nepal if discrimination against Madhesi people continues. Speaking at an all-party meeting at Sheetal Niwas yesterday, Tarai ...
Nepal president Bidya Devi Bhandari calls for all-party meeting over ConstitutionFirstpost
President urges parties to end stalemateHimalayan Times
President prods all parties to prepare for pollsThe Kathmandu Post
Nepali Headlines (satire) (press release) (blog)

Nepal to host travel mart in June - Himalayan Times

Himalayan Times
PATA Nepal Chapter held a launching ceremony of the event in Dhulikhel today in the presence of various stakeholders involved in the tourism sector. On the occasion, PATA officials said that the long-awaited event is being organised with an aim to ...
Himalayan Travel Mart to kick off from June 1The Kathmandu Post

'Nepal hasn't done all that it should have done for growth' - The Kathmandu Post

The Kathmandu Post
Dec 5, 2016- Jeffrey D Sachs, a world-renowned professor of economics and a global leader in health policy and sustainable development, arrived in Nepal on Saturday on a nearly 24-hour trip. This is his second visit to the country since August 1994.
Nepal should benefit from its neighborsAnna Note (satire) (press release) (blog)
Economist Sachs stresses hydropower developmentRepublica
Country has strategic opportunities, says SachsHimalayan Times

Nepal can be Brussels of South Asia - The Kathmandu Post

The Kathmandu Post
Dec 5, 2016- On November 21, 2006, the Nepal government and the then rebels, the CPN (Maoist), signed the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) that ended the country's decade-long armed conflict. The European Union (EU) has been a partner of ...
All wrongRepublica

Media Nepal for referendum - The Himalayan Times - Himalayan Times

Himalayan Times
Media Nepal, a media house aligned to Rastriya Prajatantra Party, today demanded that a referendum be held on the issue of monarchy.

Media Nepal for referendum - Himalayan Times

Himalayan Times
They have demanded appointment letters for working journalists, minimum salary and to stop depriving Media Nepal from various opportunities. They have also sought easy renewable process for newspapers, FM radios, television and online news, among ...

Knits headed to Nepal - Riverine Herald (registration) (blog)

Riverine Herald (registration) (blog)
Two teenagers have collected about 2km of knitted squares which will make about 140 blankets for homeless people in Nepal. Bamawm's Kaija Pedler, 17, and Wyuna's Simon Pell, 16, have collected 6800 squares as part of their Knit for Nepal project.