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News Topic - Nepal

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Nepalis adapt to fuel shortage by carpooling, riding bikes Indias unofficial blockade of Nepal has put a crunch on this Himalayan nation, with cars lining up for miles around gasoline stations, schools shutting down, vegetables in short supply and taxis charging four times the normal fare.
Washington Post | Oct 3, 2015 06:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mount Everest climbers divided by Nepal's decision to bar all but the most experienced climbers from mountain Nepals tourism secretarysaid the move is intended to improve safety and maintain the 'glory' of the summit
The Independent | Oct 2, 2015 4:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Despite cancer, Jimmy Carter to travel in Nepal Ed AdamczykATLANTA, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Former President Jimmy Carter will travel to Nepal in November as a Habitat for Humanity volunteer, the homebuilding organization said.
United Press International | Oct 2, 2015 12:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Photo highlights of the day The Guardians picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including a vigil in Roseburg, cat and mouse play and the living goddess in Nepal Continue reading...
The Guardian | Oct 2, 2015 12:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepalese Minister calls at UN for enhanced partnerships to address global challenges Noting that the number of least developed countries (LDCs) has grown from 25 to 48 since 1971, with only four countries “graduating” from this status, the Deputy Prime Minister of Nepal today told the United Nations General Assembly that their struggl
UN News Centre | Oct 2, 2015 02:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Jimmy Carter to travel to Nepal in November Read full story for latest details.
Politico | Oct 2, 2015 01:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Green Country Volunteers Return To Help After Nepal Earthquakes A group of Green Country volunteers are back in Nepal to help people recover from back to back earthquakes in April and May. | Oct 1, 2015 8:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Tulsa, Oklahoma
Nepal may ban disabled climbers from Everest Nepal is considering banning severely disabled climbers and those deemed too old from Everest and other mountains in an attempt to improve safety, the head of its tourism department said Monday. | Oct 1, 2015 8:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal bans sale of petrol for cars Nepal stops the sale of petrol to all private vehicles in an attempt to tackle a fuel crisis brought about by opposition to its new constitution.
BBC News | Oct 1, 2015 3:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Anti-India anger in Nepal as essential supplies dry up Nepal feels like it is being choked. Its running out of gasoline. Medical supplies are becoming scarce. All because of an unofficial economic blockade imposed by neighboring India from where Nepal gets almost all its essential supplies.
Washington Post | Oct 1, 2015 09:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend