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Nine Israeli trekkers injured in Nepal

Nine Israeli tourists on a hiking expedition in a mountainous region in north Nepal today sustained injuries, including one critically, when a jeep they were travelling in met with an accident.

9 Israelis Hurt in Motor Vehicle Accident in Nepal - The Jewish Press

The Jewish Press
A motor vehicle accident Tuesday in Nepal left nine Israeli citizens injured after the driver lost control of the vehicle during a tour. Most of the Israelis sustained minor injuries, according to the report. An official from Israel's foreign ministry ...

Number of paragliding pilots increasing in Nepal - Himalayan Times

Himalayan Times
POKHARA: Paragliding has become one of the major attractions for both domestic and foreign tourists in the recent times in Nepal. Most of the tourists visiting Nepal to view the mountains come for paragliding, proprietor of the Flying Buddha ...

Nepal-India Joint Commission commences in New Delhi - Firstpost

New Delhi: The fourth meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission began in New Delhi on Wednesday, setting the tone for the minister-level meeting scheduled for Thursday. At the Joint Commission talks, Foreign Secretaries Shankar Das Bairagi and S ...
'Nepal, India to skip controversial issues'Himalayan Times
Nepal to press for implementation of pacts with IndiaThe Kathmandu Post
Nepal's foreign minister Mahat to head to New DelhiOnline Khabar (English) (satire) (blog)
Hindustan Times -Anna Note (satire) (press release) (blog)

Nine Israelis injured in Nepal car accident - Ynetnews

Over the last 48 hours, soldiers from the Nepal military have joined the search being conducted by the international search and rescue organization, Magnus. Drones are also being employed to scour the giant land mass from above in the effort to locate ...
9 Israeli Trekkers Injured In NepalNDTV

Nepal slips in Doing Business ranking - Republica

On the distance to frontier metric, Nepal's score went down from 59.36 in Doing Business 2016 to 58.88 in Doing Business 2017, using a comparable methodology. “It indicates a widening gap between Nepal's regulatory environment and global best practices ...
Nepal ranks second in South AsiaHimalayan Times
Nepal slips eight positions in WB's Doing Business indexThe Kathmandu Post

Revisiting Nepali basketry - The Kathmandu Post

The Kathmandu Post
Oct 26, 2016- An art exhibition, titled Contemporary Nepali Basketry, that features an array of hand-woven baskets created by Nepali women from a variety of ethnicities is currently on display at the Siddhartha Art Gallery in the Capital. The exhibit ...
Nepali art in ChinaRepublica

'Nepal, India to skip controversial issues' - Himalayan Times

Himalayan Times
Talking to a select group of diplomatic correspondents at his office today, Mahat made it clear that the Nepali side won't press the Indian side hard to resolve long unresolved issues of Susta and Kalapani, and hoped that the Indian side also wouldn't ...

Nepal House starts impeachment procedure against anti-graft chief - The Indian Express

The Indian Express
“Karki was acting above law, constitution, and with vendetta and he needs to be removed from the post at the earliest,” Bhanu Bhakta Dhaka, a member of the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist, said while moving the motion. Congress leader ...
Nepali Congress decides to buy time on Karki impeachmentHimalayan Times
MPs across parties line up behind impeachment motionRepublica

Nepal, India to review status of bilateral ties and projects - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
“We want to see tangible progress on India-funded projects in Nepal and want the early execution of pending works in such projects, ” Nepal's foreign minister Prakash Sharan Mahat said on Tuesday. (REUTERS) ...
4th Indo-Nepal Joint Commission Meeting on ThursdayBusiness Standard
Foreign Minister Mahat leaving for India on WednesdayHimalayan Times