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2 hrs ago | Juan Cole

I refuse to serve - the lonely conscience of Israel's refuseniks

In 1988, I was in Kathmandu in Nepal when I found out that war was raging in the occupied territories; it would soon become known as "the intifada". And when, in a small corner shop I spotted in one of the papers a picture of an Israeli soldier beating a Palestinian demonstrator with the butt of his rifle, my hair stood on end.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

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NC Prez Koirala nominates 12 as CC members

The Nepali Congress has nominated 12 candidates for the vacant posts in the party's Central Committee on Monday. NC President Sushil Koirala, who is also the Prime Minister of Nepal, has nominated six candidates under Cause 21 of Chapter 5 and six others of the party statue and regulations in the capacity as party president today, reads the statement issued today.

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Public awareness on climate change

A two-day orientation camp on climate change and its effects has concluded here on Sunday. The training camp having the representation of 70 persons from environment, media, law, agriculture was initiated from Panchkanya area of Sunsari and reached to different districts including Morang, Sunsari, Saptari, Siraha, Bara, Parsa, Rautahat, Kathmandu, Pokhara, Dhanusha and Mahottari.

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Stuff.co.nz

Ten travel experiences that will change your life

TRAIN TRAVEL: A girl looks out through an open emergency window of a passenger train at a railway station in Kolkata. AUSTRALIA'S HEART: There are few greater ways to know you're alive than negotiating the vast stretches of road in the Australian outback.

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Bangor Daily News

New healthcare providers join TAMC

AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - Glenda Dwyer, vice president of physician services at TAMC, is pleased to announce the addition of five new healthcare providers to the TAMC team. These new providers join a well-rounded team of professionals that provide expert care to residents of northern Maine.

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18th SAARC Summit preparation gains speed

Activity centered around the forthcoming eighteenth South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Summit to be held in Kathmandu on November 26-27 has increased, as the government engages in preparations for the same. Nepal is hosting the summit for the third time.

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The Nation

Regional security framework for South Asia must include China

As the 18th Saarc Summit is around the corner, the government is busy sweeping streets in Kathmandu and planting flowers. But preparations on beautifying the city seem to have overridden concerns about regional cooperation and security.

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One arrested with Red Panda hide

One person has been arrested with Red Panda hide from Dhaibung-5, Kalikasthan of the district. Nepal Army arrested Purwa Tamang of Deurali, Nuwakot while he was ferrying the contraband by hiding in a sack of potatoes on a bus en route to Kathmandu from Syaprubeshi.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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Senior leader of Nepal's Maoist party passes away

The vice chairman of Nepal's main opposition party UCPN has passed away Monday morning while undergoing treatment in a Kathmandu-based private hospital, sources said. Post Bahadur Bogati, who passed away at around 6 a.m., had been admitted to the hospital last Thursday following a severe heart attack as well as brain hemorrhage.

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The Star Online

Healthy illumination: Giving light in Nepal

Nepal's 6,000 health centres and clinics have problems with energy supply. A new business model providing rent to own solar systems aims to change that.

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The chauvinistic circle

Some facts are so blindingly obvious that they fail to register altogether until someone else points it out. A college student in Massachusetts is researching the impact of remittances on elections of Nepal.

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Parties misused PR system: CEC Uprety

He accused the leaders of using the PR electoral system by manipulating and distorting its provisions to suit the interests of political parties and their leaders. "It was wrong to prepare the PR list as per leaders convenience and select candidates as per their interest," Uprety said at an interaction organized in Kathmandu on Saturday.

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US embassy to introduce new visa application procedures

The US Embassy in Kathmandu is all set introduce new visa application procedures for fee payment, appointment and document delivery service for the non-immigrant visa unit effective from September 15. However, there will be no change to the Embassy's procedures for handling immigrant and diversity visas, the embassy stated in its website today. "This new non-immigrant visa system, which is being implemented in phases at U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide, is designed to be more comprehensive and user-friendly," the Embassy stated further.

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'Sima Setu Sangam'to be held in Kathmandu

Madhesi Journalists' Association and Media for Border Harmony are jointly organizing a three-day conference titled 'Sima Setu Sangam' beginning Tuesday in Kathmandu. Amid a press conference in the capital on Saturday, MJA Chairman Kumar Vivekananda Mishra briefed media persons about the function.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

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Ratnajit, Dipesh, Bikash reach semifinals of ranking badminton

Defending champion Ratnajit Tamang, Dipesh Dhami and Bikash Shrestha of Tribhuvan Army Club and Bijit Thapa of Nepal Police Club advanced into the men's singles semifinals of the Fourth Pushpa Lal Memorial Ranking National Badminton Tournament on Saturday. Ratnajit recorded a 23-21, 21-11 win over Sajan Krishna Tamrakar of Nepal APF Club and Dipesh defeated Indra Mahata of APF 21-14, 21-16.

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Urgent Appeal: Police Arbitrariness in Nepal

September 13, 2014, Kathmandu/ Hong Kong SAR, Sri Lanka Guardian) "The police station in Morang, Nepal, has arbitrarily arrested Dr Chandra Kant Raut, a social activist, at 7:15 PM on 13 September 2014," reported by the Asian Human Rights Commission, a right group headquartered in Hong Kong SAR.

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With Araniko artery shut, porters at a premium

It's nearly five in the morning and Arjun Sapkota, a local businessman, has already received three containers of Chinese goods from an exporter operating across the Nepal-China border. Standing near the containers, Sapkota is surrounded by a group of restless porters eager to carry the goods to various destinations.

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Bundle of lies

General Rookmangud Katawal's recently published Atmakatha has drawn a lot of flak from various sectors. As a former brigadier general in Nepal Army, I want to clarify some of the issues.

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TrekEarth

~ Sarangkot... a view to stay ~

Hope I'm not boring you to death with this chilly late afternoon shot. Captured using Cokin ND Grad filter to hold back the sky a bit and under exposed slightly to bring out the detail and subdued colour.

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Weather likely to improve from Monday

Monsoon remains active over eastern and central regions with the possibilities of isolated heavy rainfall during the next 24 hours, says the Meteorological Forecasting Division. Likewise, as per the Division, rain is likely at some places of the eastern and central regions and at a few places of the western region tonight.

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