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News Topic - Nepal

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How to do Nepal without climbing mountains Yes, you can experience the mountains and culture of Nepal without crampons. Here's how.
CNN.com | 8 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nova Scotia teen rescued by helicopter in Nepal after getting stranded An 18-year-old man from Lower Sackville is safe in central Nepal after bad weather left him and his colleagues stranded in a small town in the mountains of the Asian country.
CBC.ca | 21 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In Nepal, UN meeting seeks to boost development ranking of Asia-Pacific's poorest nations A United Nations-backed meeting focusing on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) of Asia and the Pacific kicked off today as international delegates, UN officials and Government ministers embarked on discussions over how to help the region's poorest nat
UN News Centre | Dec 16, 2014 10:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iverson builds homes in Nepal with Habitat for Humanity VIROQUA -- Dick Iverson traveled half-way around the globe to help provide people with housing.
La Crosse Tribune | Dec 14, 2014 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from La Crosse, Wisconsin
Mother Rytasha, 72, socialite turned spiritual teacher Mother Rytasha, a former Palm Beach socialite who set aside wealth and possessions 30 years ago to serve the poor of Bangladesh, India and Nepal, died Monday in Pompano Beach. She was 72.
Sun-Sentinel.com | Dec 12, 2014 10:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from West Palm Beach, Florida
A Mother's Perspective on Improving Health Care in Nepal When I began living in the plains of Nepal in 1987, villagers visited almost daily to ask for advice on health problems. I was studying to be a doctor but not in medicine. I was working toward my PhD in cultural anthropology at Stanford University.I was a
Yahoo! News | Dec 12, 2014 8:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Early warnings need to be 'accessible, understandable' to work: experts KATHMANDU, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Creating effective early warning systems about worsening flooding and landslide threats in South Asia's mountains will require involving local communities and using non-technical languages, experts say. Such
Yahoo! News | Dec 12, 2014 11:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal's Integrity Idol seeks civil servants with the X factor A reality TV contest is aiming to change the corruption and incompetence that pervades Nepals civil service but it has a long way to go Continue reading...
The Guardian | Dec 11, 2014 09:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yolo County judge travels to Mount Everest Ever since he was a boy, Yolo Superior Court Judge Paul Richardson dreamed of climbing Earth's highest mountain. Mount Everest, which towers above Nepal at 29,000 feet, sparked Richardson's interested while reading about the early, often unsuccessful, jou
The Daily Democrat | Dec 10, 2014 01:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Woodland, California
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Conservation targeting tigers pushes leopards to change A leopard may not be able to change its spots, but new research from Nepal indicates that leopards do change their activity patterns in response to tigers and humans -- but in different ways. The study is the first of its kind to look at how leopards resp
Science Daily | Dec 9, 2014 6:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend