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BJP on Nepal - Nepali times

Nepali times
In February, the BJP's Vice Chair Renu Devi (see picture above) on a visit to Kathmandu warned that ethnic federalism would lead to Nepal's disintegration. A few days later, the BJP's General Secretary Ram Madhav had to clarify that Renu Devi's ...

Nepal likely to share 27pc cost - E Kantipur

E Kantipur
As per the final draft of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) approved by the Law Ministry, Nepal will spend IRs 750 million out of the total projected cost of IRs 2.75 billion. The rest will be borne by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), according to an ...

Shah named Nepal Bank CEO - E Kantipur

E Kantipur
Others vying for the top post were Kumar Lamsal, former CEO of Sanima Bank and Kist Bank, and Chhapi Raj Pant, chief risk officer at Nepal SBI Bank. NBL board member Janardan Acharya said Shah was selected through a competitive process.

Man killed, 79 houses destroyed - E Kantipur

E Kantipur
Three persons were injured while properties worth around Rs13.2 million were destroyed as a Newroad-based building caught a fire in Pokhara on Thursday morning. Goods at DIP Suppliers and Pratiusha Paints Suppliers, and three motorcycles were ...

UK must cut aid for Nepal if 'endemic' corruption persists - report - Reuters

Reuters
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The British government should make cuts to its 86 million pound aid budget for Nepal unless the country takes action to combat poor governance and "endemic" corruption, a parliamentary committee said on Friday.

New shop brings treasures from Nepal to Ballard - Ballard News Tribune

Ballard News Tribune
Mulepati is from Nepal and lived there most of his life until a five-year stint in Hawaii. He recently moved to Seattle to be with his family. Mulepati has been collecting the artifacts for most of his life and maintains close relationships with ...

Kathmandu Restaurant owner pays $3.5M for Boulder Golden Lotus - BizWest Media

BizWest Media
Gurung said Golden Lotus closed recently and that she plans to open the second Kathmandu, which specializes in Nepalese and Indian food, in about three weeks. Signs announcing that Kathmandu was “Coming Soon” adorned the front of the building ...

Humanitarian facility centre opened in Kathmandu int'l airport - Business Standard

Business Standard
Kathmandu lies in one of the five most earthquake prone zones in Asia and a major earth quake like the one which happened here in 1938 could destroy 60 per cent of the structures leaving more than one million people homeless, according to experts.
HSA to the rescueNepali times (blog)
Not looking goodE Kantipur

Touch Nepal - Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
Here's here's some info that highlights our mission, principles of giving, and why we are so passionate about supporting indigenous ministries in Nepal. On this trip, we'll be re-visiting the work we've been supporting in a leper colony outside ...

'Paper marriages' and the peddling of false hopes in Nepal - ucanews

ucanews
“I was told by the agents in Nepal that within one or two months of coming here, I would be allowed to work and earn money on my own,” she said. “But instead, I was duped into a fake marriage that has ended up making me a captive in a foreign land.”.