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Friday 17th of August 2018 Nepali
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KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Nepal later in August to attend the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) conference in Kathmandu, the Indian envoy has said. Prime Minister Modi, who will be visiting Nepal for the fourth time during his current tenure, will also inaugurate a 400-bed 'dharamshala' built with Indian assistance at the Pashupatinath temple premises in Kathmandu during his visit, Indian Ambassador to Nepal......

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Australia’s environment has been in precarious hands since European settlement found its lengthy and persistent way to the continent.  It has been mined, mauled, drained, farmed, deforested and despoiled at a rate that was only restrained by the size of its small but rapacious populace.  When environmental matters have made an appearance, they have done so with a veil of political opportunism.  Few typify this more than Labor’s environment minister Senator Graham Richardson’s efforts......

Immigration Update

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador is investigating three alleged cases of sexual abuse of minors in U.S. immigrant detention centers, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Salvadorans Abroad, Liduvina Magarin, told reporters that consulate officials were using private attorneys to investigate the cases of alleged abuse at shelters in the U.S. state of Arizona. She did not provide further information. The U.S. State Department did not reply......

Sports

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U-15 SAFF: Nepal loses out in the semis

KATHMANDU: Nepal has lost to India in the semi-final of the Second U-15 SAFF women’s championship. In the match held in Thimpu, Bhutan earlier today, Nepal lost to India by 1-2. India took the lead in the 30th minute with a goal from Lenda Kom..

Nation & Society

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Criminal Code in effect from tomorrow

KATHMANDU: In line with the new Constitution, the Criminal Code is coming into effect from tomorrow (Bhadra 1). The Criminal Code is one among five laws replacing the Civil Code of 2020 BS. Criminal offense, criminal offense procedure, its..

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Diaspora

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Hike for Nepal-2018′ in UK Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

LONDON: Hiking was organized in Black Mountain at Wales in the United Kingdom to promote Nepal Tourism Year 2020. The programme entitled 'Hike for Nepal-2018' had put..

China

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China Moves Ahead With Subversion Trial of Rights Lawyer in Jiangsu

Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu have indicted human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng on subversion charges, paving the way for a trial, his wife said on Thursday. Yu, who is being held incommunicado by authorities in Jiangsu's..

World

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Priests molested 1,000 children in Pennsylvania, report says Friday, August 17th, 2018

MARC LEVY and MARK SCOLFORO, HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she'd had her tonsils removed...

Australia

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Meaningless Titles and Liveable Cities: Melbourne loses to Vienna Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has gone about its annual business of releasing its World’s Most Liveable City index, the sort of flotsam that matters less to..

Europe

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Thieves Steal Swedish Royal Jewels, Escape by Speedboat Saturday, August 4th, 2018

(VOA): Thieves in Sweden walked into a small town's medieval cathedral in broad daylight and stole priceless crown jewels dating back to the early 1600s before..

Trump Appeals Court Nominee Yanked Over Racially Insensitive Writings Friday, July 20th, 2018

(VOA): U.S. Senate Republican leaders on Thursday pulled the plug on one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees over racially insensitive articles he wrote..

Asia

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Analysts: China to Gain from South China Sea Compromise Thursday, August 16th, 2018

(VOA): A proposed 60-40 split favoring the Philippines over China in rights to any oil or gas discovered together in a contested sea helps Beijing protect an iffy but..

Tibet

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Tibetans Detained in Kardze Over Dalai Lama Photos Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Authorities in western China’s Sichuan province have detained two Tibetan businessmen found in possession of photos of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama,..


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Inside Story

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Haphazard digging of roads poses risk of landslides, soil erosion in Myagdi Sunday, August 12th, 2018

MYAGDI: Haphazard digging of the roads in the district has posed risk of landslides and soil erosion. Many roads have been dug by using excavators and backhoe loaders..

Travel

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Over 200 Indian Pilgrims Stuck In Nepal Due To Bad Weather Evacuated Thursday, August 9th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Over 200 pilgrims stranded in Simikot of Northern Nepal have been flown out to the lower regions with the improvement in the weather. "The condition is all..

Opinion

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Great Barrier Reef Politics Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Australia’s environment has been in precarious hands since European settlement found its lengthy and persistent way to the continent.  It has been mined, mauled,..

Curing Fascism Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Ilhan Omar for Peace Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

American Journey

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Life Style

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Religious fair in Taudaha on Naag Panchami

KATHMANDU: A religious fair has begun at Taudaha in Kirtipur Municipality on the occasion of the Naag Panchami festival..

Business & Economy

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Financial closure of 44 MW Super Madi Hydel agreed under leadership of Sanima Bank

KATHMANDU: Eight commercial banks have agreed to invest Rs 5.75 billion under the leadership of Sanima Bank for the..

PM Oli directs to complete all works related to BIMSTEC on time

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the bodies concerned to complete all preparatory works leading up to..

No changes in tax rate: Finance Minister Khatiwada

KATHMANDU: Minister for Finance, Dr Yubraj Khatiwada, has said that though there were challenges in revenue collection for..

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Interview

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‘She Can’t Make Public Appearances’

Cologne-based Tienchi Martin-Liao, president of the Independent Chinese PEN Center, recently met up with Liu Xia, the widow of late Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, after her arrival in Germany following eight years of house arrest. She spoke to RFA's Mandarin Service about how Liu Xia is finding her new life in Berlin: RFA:..

Blog

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“I Survived Because . . .” Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

“I survived because I was walking to a building that was behind a small hill that faced downtown. I was standing in such a way that the building was to my right and..

Yemeni Children Matter Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Health

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You would not have sat for hunger strike, PM tells Dr Govinda KC Saturday, August 11th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has proposed Prof Dr Govinda KC of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) to lead a mechanism to be formed for health..

Food & Relegion

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NEPAL’S BIGGEST BARBECUE CHAIN IS SET TO TAKE OVER AMERICA Friday, June 29th, 2018

By MAX FALKOWITZ, NEW YORK: For Manoj Devkota, good sekuwa -- Nepali kebabs -- should be more than tender and smoky from their blazing sear over a charcoal grill. The..

Technology

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NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet Sunday, August 12th, 2018

By MARCIA DUNN, CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft zoomed toward the sun Sunday on an unprecedented quest to get closer to our star than anything ever sent..

Crime

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Chitwan police arrest 12 for ‘suspicious’ activities Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

CHITWAN: The Chitwan police have arrested 12 people from different parts of the district on charge of their involvement in suspicious activities. According to..

N24 Exclusive

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Great Barrier Reef Politics

Australia’s environment has been in precarious hands since European settlement found its lengthy and persistent way to the continent.  It has been mined, mauled, drained, farmed, deforested and despoiled at a rate that was only restrained by the size of its small but rapacious populace.  When environmental matters have made..

Curing Fascism

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Ilhan Omar for Peace

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

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