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  1. Oil-starved Nepal seeks suppliers to bring fuel by airRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Kathmandu, Nepal a Struggling with a fuel shortage after Indian shipments stopped, Nepal is asking suppliers to bring gasoline and kerosene by airplane before the Himalayan country begins celebrating its biggest festival of the year. And for the first time, it is looking to import fuel from China.


  2. Assam flood alarm system goes placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | The Telegraph

    Guwahati, Oct. 5: An early flood warning system developed by Kathmandu-based International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in collaboration with Assam-based NGO Aaranyak, is being replicated in Nepal and Afghanistan. This system makes innovative use of information and communication technology by deploying simple electronic sensors to produce flood warning signals through wireless technology for disseminating flood warning messages to and through a wide network of communities and government agencies.


  3. Continue Reading...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 2 | The Daily Star

    Nepalese visitors walk on ruins near the Nyatapola temple in Bhaktapur. The temple itself survived the earthquake.


  4. The glory of NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | Bangkok Post

    Multi-award winning photographer and fellow of The Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain, Ganid Thepsrimuang has long been fascinated by Nepal, not only because of its extraordinary architecture, the people and their traditions, culture and way of life, but also the grandeur of the Himalayan mountain range. So when disaster struck in the form of a massive earthquake on April 25 that destroyed thousands of lives as well as ancient towns and villages, he was devastated.


  5. Nepal bouncing back on tourism mapRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 12 | Asia News Network

    Tourism in Nepal is bouncing back after the earthquake that devastated parts parts of the state in this year on April 25. With the situation fast returning to normal, the tourism authority of Nepal is gearing itself up to regain the annual inflow of 800,000 tourists with special focus on the October-November season. According to Govind Bahadur Karki, director-general of Nepal tourism, its annual revenue from tourism hovers around 40 billion , excluding the indirect realisation from allied sectors.


  6. Nepal quake: Regional cooperation important to counter post-disaster traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | India.com

    Kathmandu, Sep 2: In the tangle of narrow alleyways in Kathmandu's Thamel, a top tourist spot since the 1970s hippies' era, 'Earthquake Special' discounts stand as grim reminders of the April 25 tragedy that exposed thousands of survivors to mental trauma. The temblor, which claimed nearly 9,000 lives and rendered thousands homeless, has also brought to the fore the importance of regional cooperation in mental health interventions for post-disaster trauma cases.


  7. Four months after Nepal quake: Migration issues impact recoveryRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Four months after the devastating April 25 earthquake, the delayed return of migrant family members, coupled with low levels of disaster-preparedness, has become a major concern for Nepal's households with external migrants. Standing next to a precariously propped-up makeshift tent and their damaged stone houses, Lalita Koirala and Kalpana Koirala of east Nepal's Dhading district have some things in common - they survived the quake, their husbands work abroad and the two are desperately waiting for them to return to start rebuilding.


  8. Amazing AnnapurnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | The Daily Star

    The trek to Annapurna Base Camp was a long awaited event of my life. On 8 April, 2015 a group of members of Team ABC trek and Team Kayaking started our journey for Kathmandu, Nepal.


  9. Mini Chinatown and Mandarin speaking staff: Nepal built it, will the Chinese come?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    A Hindu temple is still supported by timbers at Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO world heritage site in Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, on June 23, 2015, after it was reopened to visitors on June 15 in an attempt to bring tourism back to the region following April's devastating earthquakes. Photo: Kyodo The narrow labyrinthine streets of the former hippy enclave of Tamil in downtown Kathmandu used to be the place to go for mountaineering gear, cashmere shawls or thankas.


  10. Watch - Earthquake in NepalRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    On Saturday, April 25, 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck 48 miles northwest of Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, causing avalanches around Mount Everest and several aftershocks. In Kathmandu, conditions are returning to normal.


  11. When pictures speak a thousand wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | The Telegraph

    An array of human faces and the varied emotions etched on them transported a select gathering at Hyatt Regency on Thursday to the rubble of human devastation that is Nepal. Kolkata to Kathmandu, a city-based effort of goodwill for the people of Nepal, collaborated with Oxfam International to host I Bow to The Buddha in You - a photography installation, followed by a fund-raiser auction.


  12. Where Young Girls Are Worshipped as Living GoddessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | National Geographic

    Worship of the Kumari, Living Goddesses who represent the divine, has increased post-earthquake to make amends for offending Mother Earth. Nine-year-old Dangol, the Kumari of Tokha, became a Living Goddess as an infant.


  13. Quake-hit Nepal Reopens Most Heritage Sites to Boost TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Voice of America

    Nepal has reopened its major world heritage sites to try to woo tourists to return to the country shattered by the massive April earthquake, despite some concerns over safety. The huge hit to the tourism sector in the wake of the disaster has been a double blow to the poor Himalayan nation which is heavily dependent on money spent by visitors.


  14. Nepalese Cultural Sites in Peril as Calls for Relief Go UnansweredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Hyperallergic

    For the past decade, Dharahara Tower has been where out-of-towners head for a bird's eye view of Kathmandu. When they did so, they weren't visiting the original 1832 structure but a version reconstructed after the 1934 earthquake.


  15. Missionaries in Nepal Distribute Aid, Begin Providing Materials for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | PRWeb

    Salesian Missions issues new call for donations as missionaries in Nepal race to purchase and distribute corrugated metal sheeting as moonsoon season is imminent. Initially providing tarpaulins and plastic tents for temporary shelter, Salesian missionaries are now working to distribute corrugated metal sheeting in a race against monsoon season.


  16. What can a Canadian doctor do to help devastated people in Nepal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | CBC News

    Tents in the courtyard of a hotel where Dr. Nikhil Joshi is staying in the tourist district of Thamel in Kathmandu, Nepal. The hotel owners sleep in the tents instead of inside the building.


  17. Tourists are bound to return to Nepal sooner than laterRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2015 | Nepalnews.com

    Kathmandu, June 6: When Nepal shook under the impact of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on April 25 followed up by a scourge of a series of powerful aftershocks, the country's tourism industry was struck with a jolt of an equal magnitude. The unprecedented setback for tourism in Nepal cannot be immediately scaled nor under estimated for the full impact is yet to transpire, and many are wary of the prospect of tourists returning to Nepal anytime soon.


  18. District NewsRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | Borders Today

    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. The village hall is hosting a Blooming Great Coffee Morning to raise funds for the Marie Curie charity on June 6 .


  19. NEPAL: Missionaries Distribute Aid, Begin Providing Materials for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | AlertNet

    Salesian missionaries are working to provide rice, clean water and materials to build shelter for those affected by the devastating 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 and the second earthquake that struck on May 12. More than 8,000 have died and close to 20,000 were injured as a result of the earthquakes and their aftermath. Forty of Nepal's 75 districts have been affected, 16 of them severely, with homes, buildings, cattle, fields ready for harvest and other property destroyed.


  20. Kumaris: The Temporary Child-Goddesses of NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

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