Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 Nepal Edition
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BEIJING: The only Chinese INGO operating in Nepal, the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA), has urged both the Nepalese and Chinese governments to bring forth policies that help it work easily and effectively in Nepal particularly in this period of post-quake reconstruction. “Because of laws here in China, we have been facing tough difficulties to transfer fund to Nepal while we also face equally difficult situation related to visa terms and number of Chinese staff member in......

 

 

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Murder in Suburbia
By David Swanson

A teenage girl from my hometown in Northern Virginia, a girl identified most prominently as a Muslim, has reportedly been murdered with a baseball bat. We do not know and may never know whether prominent promotion of hatred toward Muslims contributed. The question of whether this was a “hate crime” is unanswered, despite the clear requirement that hatred have been involved. The man accused of the crime by police has not been as prominently identified as Hispanic as he almost certainly......

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Chinese INGO seeks congenial policies to work in Nepal

BEIJING: The only Chinese INGO operating in Nepal, the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA), has urged both the Nepalese and Chinese governments to bring forth policies that help it work easily and effectively in Nepal particularly in..

Politics

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Two Madhesi leaders join CPN-UML ahead of local polls

KATHMANDU: Two Madhesi leaders on Sunday joined the main opposition CPN-UML ahead of the June 28 local level polls, a day after a meeting between Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and a key Madhesi party failed to yield any results. Anita..

 

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World

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Fire engulfs London tower block, at least 12 dead, dozens injured Thursday, June 15th, 2017

By Kylie MacLellan and Toby Melville, LONDON, (REUTERS): A blaze engulfed a 24-story housing block in central London on Wednesday, trapping residents as they slept and..

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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Kosovo Border Crisis Deepens Into No-Confidence Vote Monday, May 8th, 2017

(VOA): Opposition parties in Kosovo have filed a motion of no confidence in the government, potentially deepening an 18-month political crisis over legislation to draw..

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NRNA USA 2017-19 elections to be held on July 21-23 Monday, June 19th, 2017

Purushottam, Dhakal, LOS ANGELES: The Election Commission, (EC) of Non Resident Nepali Association National Coordination Council, (NRNA-USA) has decided to hold the..

Asia

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Taliban Again Threaten Key Northern Afghan City Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

(VOA): Heavy fighting is raging in northern Afghanistan where the Taliban insurgency has overrun several districts since launching its so-called yearly “spring..

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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Decent work agenda key pillar of fair globalization: President Bhandari Friday, June 16th, 2017

GENEVA: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said the decent work agenda promoted by International Labour Organization constitutes a key pillar of fair globalization where..

Travel

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Nepal to deport Everest climber after illegal Tibet crossing Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

KATHMANDU, (AFP): Nepal said Wednesday it would deport a Polish climber who illegally entered the country by crossing from Tibet at the summit of Mount Everest. Janusz..

Opinion

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Nepal: Ethnic And Indigenous Groups In Peacebuilding Processes – Analysis Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Nepal’s conflict and peacebuilding process positioned the historical marginalisation of indigenous, ethnic minority, and other identity groups at the centre of the..

American Journey

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Rose Lama crowned 2nd Miss Nepal California-2017

San Francisco, CA: Rose Lama has won the title of 2nd Miss Nepal California-2017 as she surpassed other 10 contestants at the beauty pageant grand..

Business & Economy

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Nepal-China consultation mechanism meeting kicks off

KATHMANDU: The 11th meeting of the Diplomatic Consultation Mechanism has kicked off in the Capital today. The meeting that..

US, Nepal begin special operations training exercise

By Shirish B Pradhan, KATHMANDU: The US and Nepal today began a special operations training exercise during which forces of..

Nepse suffers double-digit fall

KATHMANDU: Having suffered a decline in the past few days, Nepal Stock Exchange continued to fall by double-digit on Sunday...

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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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Murder in Suburbia Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

A teenage girl from my hometown in Northern Virginia, a girl identified most prominently as a Muslim, has reportedly been murdered with a baseball bat. We do not know..

Health

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Bill on reproductive health likely to be presented at parliament within 15 days Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

KATHMANDU: The government is likely to present a bill relating to the reproductive health before the Legislature-Parliament within the next 15 days. Taking part in an..

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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China Launches Record-Breaking Drone Swarm Monday, June 12th, 2017

BEIJING: China has launched a swarm of 119 fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles, breaking the previous record of a swarm of 67 drones, authorities said today. According..

Crime

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Mother and son die, two taken ill from food poisoning Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

MYAGDI: A woman and her son have died and two others have been taken ill from food poisoning in Chiswang of Mangala – 5 here in Myagdi. The father, mother and son..

N24 Exclusive

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Murder in Suburbia

A teenage girl from my hometown in Northern Virginia, a girl identified most prominently as a Muslim, has reportedly been murdered with a baseball bat. We do not know and may never know whether prominent promotion of hatred toward Muslims contributed. The question of whether this was a “hate crime” is unanswered, despite..