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Kathmandu: After years of disagreement, draft constitution presented -
Kathmandu (AsiaNews) – On June 30th the president of Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC), Krishna Prasad Sitaula, presented the Constituent Assembly with the first draft of the text which among other things, guarantees freedom of conscience and the ...
A glimpse into the preamble of Nepali constitutionHindustan Times
Nepal tables draft of new constitution, defying court orderFirstpost
Nepal defies court order, tables new charter amid heated argumentsMalay Mail Online
E Kantipur -CanIndia News

'It's buzzing with people just as before, and things are looking better than ... - TTG Digital

TTG Digital
All the hotels in Pokhara that we use on our trips have been “green flagged” by the international post-earthquake engineering specialist firm Miyamoto. This flag means they have been thoroughly checked by the team at Miyamoto and found to be ...

Nepal minister quits after sexual harassment claims - The Daily Star

The Daily Star
KATHMANDU: Nepal's agriculture minister resigned Thursday following a storm of criticism after videos and photographs of him attempting to hug women during recent festival celebrations were posted online, officials said. Images of Hari Prasad Parajuli, ...
Agro minister resignsNepali times (blog)

Quake-hit Nepal on the road to recovery - IBNLive

What started as 'tremors felt in Delhi-NCR' in 30 minutes turned into 'Nepal on its knees'. The first pictures pulled from Twitter put a face to the tragedy and 5 hours into the live broadcast visuals captured the unaccountable loss and devastation ...

China keen for road, rail corridor to India through Nepal - India Today

India Today
While India has in the past viewed rather warily China's rising economic influence in Nepal, the hope in Beijing is that a joint three-country corridor would send a signal that common economic interests would override a recent history of strategic ...
India-Nepal-China economic corridor, rly line
China proposes EC; railway line to link Tibet with India, NepalIBNLive
'Need to step up speed on India, Nepal, China corridor'Business Standard

Kathmandu board considers takeover offer -
NEW Zealand retailer Briscoe may have to increase its takeover bid for Kathmandu after shareholders in the outdoor wear chain appeared to go cold on the offer. KATHMANDU'S board spent Thursday poring over the cash-and-scrip offer from Briscoe, which ...
Kathmandu board tells shareholders to take no action on Briscoe bidSydney Morning Herald
Briscoe could become a trans-Tasman retailer if it wins

Moderate tremor of ML5.0 felt in Kathmandu Valley, epicentre in Sindhupalchok - Himalayan Times

Himalayan Times
It was an aftershock of the April 25 earthquake with its epicentre in neighbouring Sindhupalchok district, the National Seismological Centre said. It was of local magnitude 5.0. The coordinates 27.97N, 85.62E, provided by the NSC, show that the ...

Louisville business joins WaterStep helping victims in Nepal - WHAS (subscription)

WHAS (subscription)
Mark Hogg, the Founder and CEO of WaterStep said, "We just want to be there. We just want to be in the game and do whatever we can." July 1, five WaterStep volunteers began the long journey to Nepal where they will train people to restore and purify water.

PATA Nepal Tourism Recovery Taskforce Report Presented to Nepal Tourism ... - eTurboNews

POKHARA, Nepal - On June 21st The Deputy Chairman of the Pacific Asia Travel Association, Mr Andrew Jones and Safehotels, crisis management specialist Mr Bert Van Walbeek presented the completed report of PATA's Nepal Rapid Recovery Taskforce to Nepal ...

Kathmandu board tells shareholders to 'take no action' on Briscoe bid - Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald
"The Board of Kathmandu will meet shortly to consider the takeover notice and draft offer in detail. Until the Board of Kathmandu has given further guidance, shareholders are strongly advised to take no action in relation to Briscoe's notice of ...
Briscoe could become a trans-Tasman retailer if it wins
Do nothing: Kathmandu responds to BriscoeThe Australian
Kathmandu enlists help on takeover bidSBS