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Nepal seeks Korean investment in infrastructure Sunday, August 26th, 2012

By Robert Lee (Korea Herald): A Nepali delegation met with Korean officials on Tuesday to discuss infrastructure development and cooperation, according to the Nepali Embassy. The delegation was led by Minister of Physical Planning, Works and Transport Management, Hridayesh Tripathi during their..

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Man mistakes son for monkey, shoots him dead

KATHMANDU (AFP): A farmer in southern Nepal mistook his son for a monkey trying to steal his crops and shot the 12-year-old dead, police said on Sunday. Chitra Bahadur Pulami had been climbing a tree to chase away macaques that had become a nuisance to the family but his father Gupta Bahadur,..

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Father mistakes son for a monkey, shoots him dead Saturday, August 25th, 2012

Butwal:  A twelve-year-old Nepali boy lost his life after his father shot him mistaking him to be a monkey. The tragic incident took place on Friday morning at a village in Arghakhanchi district in mid-western Nepal. 55-year-old Gupta Bahadur Pulami shot his son Chitra Bahadur with his loaded..

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Nepal exempt Nigeria from new Tourist visa regime

Business Day: Nepal is set to introduce a new visa regime in an attempt to discourage foreign criminals from using Nepal as a transit point to sneak into a third country and also as a haven for refugees, an official said. The new visa regime that will soon come into effect is likely to change..

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Angry Nepali man bites cobra to death in revenge attack Friday, August 24th, 2012

Reuters: Nepali daily Annapurna Post said Mohamed Salmo Miya chased the snake, which bit him in his rice paddy on Tuesday, caught it and bit it until it died. "I could have killed it with a stick but bit it with my teeth instead because I was angry," the 55-year-old Miya, who lives in a village..

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Nepali man bites snake to death in revenge attack Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Gopal Sharma, KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A Nepali man who was bitten by a cobra snake bit it back and killed the reptile in a tit-for-tat attack, a newspaper said on Thursday. Nepali daily Annapurna Post said Mohamed Salmo Miya chased the snake, which bit him in his rice paddy on Tuesday, caught it..

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24 Kashmiris caught at UP-Nepal border Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Indian Express News: A group of 24 persons — five couples and 14 children — was caught soon after they entered India from Nepal at Sonauli immigration check-post in Maharajganj district on Tuesday. They had no valid papers. They claimed they were Kashmiris, and that they had come from Pakistan..

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Kathmandu feels ripples of exodus in Bangalore

Utpal Parashar, KATHMANDU (HT): It's a small world these days. Mobile phones, Internet and social networking sites in the past five years have reduced the communication gap like never before in human history. There are positives to it, but negatives as well — like the recent exodus of students..

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Nepal Connection a new effort for change Monday, August 20th, 2012

Shreedeep Rayamajhi, KATHMANDU: The Magsaysay Award winner of 2007, Mahabir Pun has started a new project under the name of Mahabir’s Center for Nepal Connection. The project focuses on small enterprises in Myagdi and Kathmandu which empowers the local people and uses local..

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Nepal mother appeals to UAE to save son facing execution

DUBAI (BM): The Nepali mother of a man sentenced to death in the United Arab Emirates on murder charges has appealed for her son’s release. The mother, Man Kumari Sunar, called on Sunday for the UAE government to commute Durga Bahadur Sunar’s death sentence and has issued her plea to the..

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Family’s fear for Sheffield man missing in Nepal Sunday, August 19th, 2012

BBC: The family of a man from Sheffield, who went missing in Nepal four months ago, say they fear he is no longer alive. Zisimos Souflas went to Nepal in April for a friend's wedding in Kathmandu and to do some voluntary work. His family reported him missing when he failed to return home on..

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No CA polls without consensus: Nepal President

KATHMANDU (PTI): Two days after rejecting election-related ordinances, Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav on Sunday said that the caretaker government headed by Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai cannot conduct the Constituent Assembly polls without national consensus. The "present government formed..

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Nepal President rejects election-related ordinance Saturday, August 18th, 2012

KATHMANDU (PTI): In a setback to Nepal caretaker government's plans to hold early polls, President Ram Baran Yadav has rejected two election-related ordinances, saying they have become irrelevant. A press statement issued by the Office of the President said the Head of the State took the..

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Geetika suicide: Kanda dupes Delhi police, flees to Nepal? Friday, August 17th, 2012

New Delhi, On India: Former Haryana minister Gopal Kanda is reported to have fled the country to neighbouring Nepal and is staying there along with his family members. Delhi police had earlier alerted all airports in the country and also issued an alert in the border areas informing about Kanda...

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Bin Hammam: Payments came out of personal accounts Thursday, August 16th, 2012

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CBS News): Mohamed bin Hammam said accusations he enriched his family and supporters while president of Asian soccer are politically motivated and that he plans to fight "this clear abuse of power and process at the hand of FIFA." In a letter to 20 Asian..

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