Saturday, August 19th, 2017 Nepal Edition
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KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has drawn the attention of senior leaders of major three parties— Nepali Congress, CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) on various contemporary issues including flooding, inundation and landslide witnessed in various parts of the country and the constitution amendment bill registered in the parliament and foreign policy.  At a meeting with the senior leaders at her official residence at Sheetal Niwas, President Bhandari today urged them to give top......

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Krishna Sapkota, KATHMANDU: A least developed, mountainous and land-locked country – is globally ranked as one of the most vulnerable countries due to adverse impact of climate change. This ranking is also justified in the fact that in recent years, the country has witnessed recurring climate change induced hazards such as flash floods, landslides, glacial outbursts, heat wave and cold wave, droughts and unpredictable rainfalls. These have had direct negative bearings on the lives and......

Entertainment

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Mandy Moore’s Dog Joni Recovering After Eating Chocolate Bar

(People.com): Life will continue to be sweet for Mandy Moore‘s beloved pooch Joni. According to Moore’s Instagram story,..

UFC Champion Conor McGregor Welcomes Son Conor Jack

(People.com): Welcoming to the cage, Conor Jr.! The first child of UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and his..

Vern Yip Admits His Kids Have Asked (Out Loud!) Why Others’ Homes Are So Messy: We ‘Have to Reel That Back In’

(People.com):   It’s probably not quite a fair comparison to weigh the home of design extraordinaire Vern Yip against..

Sports

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Russian aircraft returns after examining high climate zones

KATHMANDU: A Russian aircraft that arrived here a one month before to conduct a study about Nepal's high-altitude weather and climate conditions returned some days ago after completing the two-week long study. A team comprising around 250 members..

Nation & Society

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FNJ general convention calendar out

KATHMANDU: The general convention calendar of the Federation of Nepali Journalists has been made public. According to the calendar, name list of voters will be published at 10 am on Saturday. The time between 10.00 am to 12.00 noon the same day is..

Politics

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Senior political leaders discuss contemporary issues with Prez Bhandari

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has drawn the attention of senior leaders of major three parties— Nepali Congress, CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) on various contemporary issues including flooding, inundation and landslide witnessed in..

 

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China

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China Recruits 30,000 Teachers, Police, Civil Servants to Move to Xinjiang

Chinese authorities in the troubled northwestern region of Xinjiang have launched a massive nationwide recruitment drive seeking tens of thousands of new police officers, civil servants, teachers, academics, and airline staff. Dangling incentives..

India

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India should focus more on economic development: Chinese media

(The New Indian Express): BEIJING: India should focus less on speeding up the process of building aircraft carriers to contain China in the Indian..

World

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Nearly 600 dead in S. Asia floods Saturday, August 19th, 2017

NEW DELHI, (AFP): Nearly 600 people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said Saturday, as relief and rescue operations..

Australia

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Australian deputy PM refers himself to High Court over dual citizenship concerns Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

CANBERRA, (Xinhua): Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has referred himself to the High Court over fears he could be ineligible to sit in the nation's..

Europe

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French Presidential Campaign Hacked; Parallels Seen to US Attack Monday, May 8th, 2017

(VOA): The campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron says it was targeted by a "massive and coordinated" computer hacking operation on the eve of the..

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Nepal and Djibouti establish diplomatic ties Saturday, July 15th, 2017

NEW YORK: Nepal and Djibouti have established formal bilateral diplomatic relations.  Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Nepal to the..

Asia

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Cautious Maritime Deal Expected Between China, Philippines Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

(VOA): China and the Philippines are expected to cement a year of solid relations this month by signing a cautious yet friendly agreement on joint use of a tract of sea..

Tibet

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Tibetan Monk Sets Himself Ablaze in Qinghai in 150th Self-Immolation Monday, May 22nd, 2017

A young Tibetan monk set himself on fire and died on Friday in northwestern China’s Qinghai province in an apparent challenge to Chinese rule in Tibetan areas, a..

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Unprepared disaster preparedness plan marred by slow rescue and relief measures Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Manoj Karki, KATHMANDU: A man cremated his eight months old cousin into the river for lack of ground to bury the minor in his locality severely hit by floods.  The..

Travel

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Despite encouraging investment, fall in tourist inflow and lack of infrastructure worrying investors Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

KATHMANDU: Hotel business considered a strong base for the development and expansion of tourism has seen an encouraging investment lately.  The lucrative business has..

Opinion

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Creative Anti-Nazism Friday, August 18th, 2017

The people of Durham , N.C., have the right idea. Not only have they taken down a Confederate war statue themselves, but they’ve lined up en masse to turn themselves..

American Journey

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U.S. Supreme Court partly rejects Trump on travel ban

WASHINGTON, (REUTERS): The U.S. Supreme Court rejected on Wednesday a bid by President Donald Trump to block a judge's ruling that prevented his..

Life Style

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Where does Nepal’s climate budget go?

Krishna Sapkota, KATHMANDU: A least developed, mountainous and land-locked country – is globally ranked as one of the most..

Business & Economy

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Country sees trade deficit of Rs 900 billion

KATHMANDU: The country has witnessed the trade deficit of about Rs 909 billion in the last fiscal year, according to the..

EU contributes 1.6 million Euros for Nepal elections

KATHMANDU: The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed an agreement for an..

Japan to provide Rs 280 million for SSDP

KATHMANDU: The Government of Japan has agreed to provide a grant assistance of Rs. 280 million to the School Sector..

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Interview

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‘Barack Obama was decidedly the worst U.S. president ever’

Dmitri Babich has worked as a journalist in Russia since 1989, for newspapers, news agencies, radio, and television. He says that he used to always interview people, while lately people interview him. (Interview By David Swanson) According to Babich, myths about Russian media, such as that one cannot criticize the president in..

Blog

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China’s Belt and Road Comes to Nepal Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Thanks to a recently signed memorandum of understanding between Nepal and China, Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been discussed as a possible alternative..

Murder in Suburbia Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Health

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Seasonal influenza taking toll at Barpak, killing one, taking over 300 others ill Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

GORKHA: Common cold and seasonal influenza that has spread for the past 10 days has taken its toll in Barpak of Gorkha district, the epicenter of the Gorkha earthquake..

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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Internet Governance Forum begins in Nepal to launch discussions on internet ecosystem Friday, August 18th, 2017

Narayan Prasad Ghimire, KATHMANDU: For the first time and first of its kind, Nepal Internet Governance Forum (IGF) kicked off in the capital city on Friday. The IGF is..

Crime

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12 – year – old raped and murdered in Dhanusa Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

DHANUSHA: A 12 – year – old girl was raped and murdered by a tenant living in her home here in Dhanusha on Tuesday. Krishna Dev Sah's daughter, Bibika Kumari Sah,..

Attempted rape survivor seeking justice Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

N24 Exclusive

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Where does Nepal’s climate budget go?

Krishna Sapkota, KATHMANDU: A least developed, mountainous and land-locked country – is globally ranked as one of the most vulnerable countries due to adverse impact of climate change. This ranking is also justified in the fact that in recent years, the country has witnessed recurring climate change induced hazards such as..

Creative Anti-Nazism

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Am I an American Supremacist?

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017