British aid provides shelter for over 65,000 Nepalese people Friday, May 8th, 2015

KATHMANDU: Britain has already provided much-needed emergency shelter to more than 65,000 displaced people across Nepal and more shelter kits are being delivered in the coming days. The majority of the shelter kits already distributed had been put in place before the earthquake struck, as part of..

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UK boosts international aid effort in Nepal Thursday, May 7th, 2015

KATHMANDU: The UK government’s humanitarian response now stands at £22.8 million (3.5 billion rupees) to help the people of Nepal following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake on 25 April, making the UK the world’s largest donor to the country. In addition the British people have raised..

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NRN founding President Mahato pledges Rs 150m support Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

KATHMANDU: NRN founding President & Billionaire Upendra Mahato has announced Rs 150 million in assistance for the relief and rehabilitation of the Great Earthquake victims. At a press meet organised in the Capital on Saturday, Mahato said Rs 30 million will be spent on relief and the..

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Prince Williams visit Nepali Embassy in London Friday, May 1st, 2015

Chiran Sharma, LONDON: Prince Williams of the United Kingdom visited Nepali Embassy in London to express his condolences to the victims of recent earthquakes in Nepal. Prince Williams arrived in the embassy at around 9 am today and expressed his sympathy in the condolence book, acting Ambassador..

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London court postpones hearing on case against Col Lama  Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Chiran Sharma, LONDON: The hearing of the case against Nepal Army Colonel Kumar Lama, arrested by the British authorities on charges of extrajudicial detention and torture in Nepal, has been postponed yet again on Tuesday. The hearing was put off till August citing technical reasons. According to..

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Celebrating Manx links to Nepal Sunday, March 8th, 2015

The work of a Manx overseas charity that is preparing to open its 30th school was recently celebrated in Kirk Michael. Established in 1993 by ex-servicemen of the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers Tom Langridge MBE and Chandra Bahardur Gurung, the Pahar Trust raises funds to build schools in Nepal. It..

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Aldershot Town academy players hail ‘amazing’ Nepal trip Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

By James Chapple, LONDON:Despite crashing out of Nepal’s top football tournament, Aldershot Town FC’s academy side return home today having won over a host of new fans during the club’s first formal visit to the country. The near two-week adventure, between February 5-16, has seen the..

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Nepali student Usha Aryal awarded in the UK Sunday, January 4th, 2015

London: Usha Aryal, a Nepali student pursuing her PhD at the University of Leicester, UK has won a prestigious national award in London. Aryal, originally from Sirseni-5, Gulmi and brought up in Kathmandu, has won the 2014 UK Biotechnology Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (YES) Competition. Aryal´s..

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Cath’s mission of mercy to help women in Nepal Monday, September 29th, 2014

Hoghton, UK: Nurse Cath Nixon spent two years volunteering in Nepal to tackle challenging issues facing women living there. She tells AASMA DAY about the life changing trip. When a woman gives birth to a boy in Nepal, it heralds a time of celebration and joy. However, when a daughter arrives, the..

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