Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 Nepal Edition
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KATHMANDU, (AP): Two years ago, Nepal was ravaged by a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people and left another 4 million homeless as their humble homes built from brick and stone were toppled within seconds. Only a small number have managed to rebuild since then, with the vast majority still sheltering in makeshift tents as they wait for government aid to be coordinated and dispersed across the Himalayan nation. Here are some of the main issues surrounding Nepal's......
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Thank you all for inviting me. There is no place I’d rather be on earth day. And that includes marching for science at the March for Science in Washington. Although I certainly support marching for honesty, and I’d even march for the cause of getting more scientists to march — and any other group that hasn’t yet found the time to bother. Unless resisting madness becomes mainstream, the madmen will decide our fate. Thank you also for having started the first chapter of World Beyond War......
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Bale set to miss semi-final with Atletico with calf injury

(REUTERS): Gareth Bale's run of injury misery continued on Tuesday as Real Madrid said their record signing had picked up a calf injury that rules him out for up to four league games and their Champions League semi-final tie with Atletico..

Nation & Society

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Prez Bhandari inspects Bhaktapur Durbar Square

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari visited the World Heritage site, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, on Tuesday. President Bhandari inquired about the progress of the reconstruction works of the heritages damaged by the April 25, 2015 Gorkha..

Politics

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Narendra Modi offers assistance to Nepal for its first local polls in two decades

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a telephone conversation with his Nepalese counterpart Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday, promised all assistance to Nepal in the conduct of its first polls to local bodies in two decades. Modi’s assurance..

 

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China

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Air China Resumes North Korea Flights After Speculation

BEIJING, (AFP): Air China has resumed flights to the North Korean capital after their temporary suspension sparked speculation that Beijing was pressuring Pyongyang to curb its nuclear and missile programmes. Flights between Beijing and Pyongyang..

India

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BJP will meet Congress’ fate soon: Shiv Sena

(The New Indian Express): MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena on Monday took a jibe at its ally the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said its saffron partner in..

World

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Marine Le Pen Thrives Among French Poor, Vote Analysis Shows Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

PARIS, (AFP): Marine Le Pen's protectionist, anti-establishment message resonated most in parts of France with lower incomes, lower life expectancy and lower education..

Australia

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Australian prime minister looking forward to meeting Trump Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

CANBERRA, Australia, (AP): Australia's prime minister said Tuesday he is looking forward to meeting soon with U.S. President Donald Trump, three months after their..

Europe

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Armenians Mark Genocide Anniversary as Recognition Debate Continues Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

(VOA): An estimated 1.5 million Armenians were killed as the Ottoman Empire disintegrated during World War I, according to a version of events accepted by many..

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Voices From Around the World Rate Trump's First 100 Days Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

(VOA): It was the most stunning political victory of the 21st century, one that brought shocked concern in many parts of the world and cheers in others. One..

Asia

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Lawyer for Philippines Hit-Man Files Complaint Against Duterte At ICC Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

VOA News: A Philippines lawyer filed a complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte and senior officials at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, accusing..

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Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, The Panchen Lama Recognised By Dalai Lama, Turns 28 Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

DHARAMSALA, (PTI): Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, recognised by the Dalai Lama as the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibetan Buddhism and missing for over 22 years, today turned 28. On..

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A Look at Nepal’s Progress in Earthquake Recovery Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

KATHMANDU, (AP): Two years ago, Nepal was ravaged by a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people and left another 4 million homeless as their..

Travel

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Hiking Nepal’s forgotten trail Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

The young receptionist at Kathmandu’s Nepal tourist office gaped at me with a quizzical look when I asked about The Indigenous Peoples Trail. It was not a good start..

Opinion

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The F-35 and the Incinerating Ski Slope Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Thank you all for inviting me. There is no place I’d rather be on earth day. And that includes marching for science at the March for Science in Washington. Although I..

Business & Economy

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Preparations on to acquire construction materials at cheaper rate

KATHMANDU: Minister for Industry Nabindra Raj Joshi has said the post-quake rebuilding has not progressed as expected. He..

TIFA’s third meeting begins

KATHMANDU: A two-day third meeting of the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) has begun here from today. The..

NAC calls bidding for auction sale of aircraft

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has announced a global tender for auction sale of its 30-year-old..

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Hills must not be split from the Terai: Shashanka Koirala

A scion of the Koirala family, Shashanka Koirala is the general-secretary of the Nepali Congress and a lawmaker from Nawalparasi district in the Terai. A soft-spoken and suave politician, junior Koirala has shown reservations about an array of issues that his president Sher Bahadur Deuba is pushing through in national politics...

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Lumbini Peace Marathon, 12 March 2017 Full Moon Day Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Shakya Muni Buddha Lumbini Peace Marathon has been successfully conducted despite the political turmoil and strikes in the country. Carrying a special Spiritual theme,..

Health

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Six members of a single family taken ill after consuming wild mushroom Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

ILLAM: An elderly among six members of a single family from Sangrumba of Deumai – 10, Ilam have fallen ill after consuming wild mushroom. According to the District..

Food & Relegion

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San Francisco Gets A Taste Of Robotic Food Delivery Thursday, April 13th, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, (AFP): San Francisco startup Marble on Wednesday began giving its home town a taste of restaurant orders delivered by robot, confident that appetite for..

Technology

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Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020 Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

(REUTERS): Flying taxis may become a reality in the next four years. U.S. ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] expects to deploy flying taxi services in..

Crime

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Germany Deporting 10 ‘Potential Attackers’ After Berlin Attack Friday, March 31st, 2017

BERLIN, (REUTERS): Germany has deported 10 potential attackers since January as part of a tougher approach towards failed asylum seekers after one of them killed 12..

N24 Exclusive

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The F-35 and the Incinerating Ski Slope

Thank you all for inviting me. There is no place I’d rather be on earth day. And that includes marching for science at the March for Science in Washington. Although I certainly support marching for honesty, and I’d even march for the cause of getting more scientists to march — and any other group that hasn’t yet found..