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  1. Aid to earthquake survivorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Nepalnews.com

    Kathmandu, Jan 20: The title winners and participants of 'Misses Nepal International-2015' on Tuesday distributed support to the earthquake survivors of Sindhupalchowk - one of the quake worst-affected districts of Nepal. The most essential goods were provided to the Gorkha earthquake victims - who have been surviving their lives under temporary shelters in marming-5 of Sindhupalchowk.

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  2. Boomtime for fuel smugglers in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | IRIN

    A severe fuel shortage has crippled Nepal, causing added hardship for millions of people already trying to recover from a devastating earthquake. But not everybody is suffering a flourishing black market is enriching both smugglers and police.

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  3. Rotorua artist invited to World Wood DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Waikato Times

    Natanahira Te Pona with his piece 'Na Maikuku o Mahuika' at the Sulphur Lake Sculpture Trail - The Returning Soldier at the Government Gardens. Local artist and carver Natanahira Te Pona is excited to represent Rotorua and New Zealand, participating at the World Wood Day celebrations in Nepal, Kathmandu this year.

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  4. India gives USD 400,000 aid to Nepal for eye care programmeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | India.com

    Kathmandu, Jan 19: India today gave Nepal financial assistance of over USD 400,000 for organising an eyecare programme across the country.A MoU was signed between the Indian Embassy and Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh , a non-profit organisation, for holding Eye Care Programme in various districts of the country as part of India Nepal Cooperation Programme of the Indian government.

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  5. Boost in aircraft, personnel part of Pacific pivot for YokotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Stars and Stripes

    ... and Australia. A C-130 Hercules from Yokota Air Base, Japan, lands at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, May 15, 2015. The aircrew helped transport equipment to assist the government of Nepal and U.S. Agency for International ...

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  6. Nepal constitution talks fail to end protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Talks between the Nepali government and minority groups to resolve a dispute over a new constitution have fallen apart, opposition leaders said on Tuesday, dashing hopes that protests that have led to crippling fuel shortages will end soon. Protesters stand near burning tyres as they gather to block the highway connecting Nepal and India, during a general strike called by Madhesi protesters demonstrating against the new constitution in Birgunj, Nepal November 5, 2015.

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  7. Talks meaningless: Madhesi Front talks teamRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Nepalnews.com

    Kathmandu, Jan 19: A talks team formed by the United Democratic Madhesi Front , has said that it would not sit for talks with the taskforce formed by the major three parties, saying the talks with the taskforce was meaningless. The UDMF team said that the next meeting would be held between the top leader of the parties associated with UDMF and top leaders of the three major political parties as the government taskforce did not budge from its stance as was seen in course of promulgating the new constitution.

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  8. Construction of the second international airport to begin by mid-AprilRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Nepalnews.com

    Bhaktapur, Jan 19: The construction of the second international airport at Nijgadh of Bara district is likely to start by mid April this year. Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Ananda Prasad Pokharel said this while speaking at the 10th anniversary of the 'Samaya Samaj' national weekly here today.

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  9. Second Bangladesh Trade Fair kicks off from ThursdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Nepalnews.com

    Kathmandu, Jan 19: The Second Bangladesh Trade and Business Fair is commencing here at the Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Hall from January 21 to 25. The trade fair being held by the Embassy of Bangladesh and will feature construction materials, ready-made garments, machineries, handicraft and leather goods, pharmaceutical products, electronic appliances and IT goods. Opportunities for investment in the information technology, hydroelectricity, tourism and service sectors would also be explored in course of the trade fair.

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  10. Nepal's ex-king says responsibility to people not given upRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 10 | Nerve News

    Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra Shah on Sunday affirmed that he may have left the throne of his erstwhile kingdom but he had not given up his responsibility to Nepal and the Nepali people. I had left the palace not the country.

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  11. Nepal district chief wins 'Integrity Idol' Kathmandu (AFP) - Nepali...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | Yahoo!

    Nepali bureaucrat Pradip Raj Kandel on Sunday clinched the title of Integrity Idol, a television talent show-styled initiative that awards honest civil servants. The contest, in its second year, saw over 50,000 people cast their votes via text message and social media in a bid to encourage honesty in the corruption-ridden Himalayan nation, where many citizens are forced to pay bribes for essential services.

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  12. Nepal elected UNICEF executive board memberRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 10 | Newkerala.com

    Kathmandu, Jan 10 : Nepal was elected a member of the UN Children's Fund executive board on Saturday, representing the Group of Asia-Pacific States for 2016-18, officials said. Nepal's Permanent Representative of to the UN, Durga Prasad Bhattarai, was also unanimously elected vice-president to the Bureau of the Executive Board of the UNICEF for 2016, representing the Asia-Pacific region, reports Xinhua news agency.

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  13. Nepal visit highlights plight caused by earthquake and leprosyRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 10 | Iom Online

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A Ramsey woman has returned from Nepal where she witnessed first hand the devastation caused by last year's earthquake and spoke to people suffering from leprosy.

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  14. Aftershock jolts Nepal 9 months after Gorkha earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | India.com

    Kathmandu, Jan 10: A mild tremor measuring 4.4 on the Richter Scale jolted eastern Nepal around midnight, in an aftershock of the Gorkha quake that devastated the country nearly nine months ago. According to the National Seismological Centre, the earthquake was recorded at around 11:28 pm with its epicentre in Ramechhap district, 200 km east of Kathmandu.The location lies around 15 kilometres northwest of the district headquarters, Manthali.

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  15. Quake damage reconstruction to begin after political delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | Sunday Herald

    Rescue workers remove debris as they search for victims of earthquake in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, April 26, 2015. A strong magnitude earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing Nepal will start repairs and reconstruction this week for nearly a million homes damaged by last year's deadly earthquakes, the head of a state agency said yesterday, nearly nine months after the disaster left hundreds of thousands homeless.

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  16. Nepal elected as UNICEF's executive board memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | India.com

    Kathmandu, Jan 10: Nepal was elected as a member of the United Nations Children's Fund executive board on Saturday, representing the group of Asia-Pacific states for the term 2016-2018, government officials said. Nepal's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Durga Prasad Bhattarai was also unanimously elected as vice president to the bureau of the executive board of the UNICEF for 2016, representing the Asia-Pacific region, according to officials of the ministry of foreign affairs.

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  17. Nepal to begin much-delayed earthquake reconstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | India.com

    Kathmandu, Jan 9 Nepal this month will begin much-delayed reconstruction of about 1 million homes and buildings damaged by last year's earthquake and will also begin to collect the billions of dollars pledged by foreign donors, the head of the reconstruction agency said today.Sushil Gyewali, who was recently appointed to head the National Reconstruction Authority, said reconstruction work will formally begin on Jan. 16. Officials will send 1,500 engineers to villages in all of the 40 affected districts to take detailed damage surveys.They will train technicians to build safer houses, coordinate between the government offices and also collect money from donors.Nepal has been criticized for delaying reconstruction work because of disagreements among political parties, the country's new constitution, ethnic protests and severe fuel shortages while people are still living in tents in cold ... (more)

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  18. Madhesi group announces fresh stir in NepalRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 9 | Newkerala.com

    Kathmandu, Jan 9 : The agitating Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha in Nepal on Saturday announced a fresh agitation programme from January 12 to 22, after several rounds of talks with the government over inclusiveness in the constitution did not yield any result. The alliance of four regional parties of the southern plains has been protesting since four months in the Terai region and obstructing supply of goods at key Nepal-India entry points.

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  19. Nepal set to start quake reconstruction workRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 9 | Mydigitalfc.com

    Nepal will start repairs and reconstruction next week for nearly a million homes damaged by last year's deadly earthquakes, the head of a state agency said on Saturday, nearly nine months after the disaster left hundreds of thousands homeless. Two tremors last April and May killed 9,000 people, injured more than 22,000 and damaged or destroyed more than 900,000 houses, forcing many to brave freezing temperatures living in temporary shelters made from tarps and corrugated iron sheets.

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  20. Nine months on, Nepal to start quake reconstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | The Age

    KATHMANDU: Nepal will start repairs and reconstruction next week for nearly a million homes damaged by last year's deadly earthquakes, the head of a state agency said on Saturday, nearly nine months after the disaster left hundreds of thousands homeless. Two tremors last April and May killed 9,000 people, injured more than 22,000 and damaged or destroyed more than 900,000 houses, forcing many to brave freezing temperatures living in temporary shelters made from tarps and corrugated iron sheets.

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