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Will Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif meet at Asia summit? A possible meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, threatened to overshadow the other proceedings at the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit in Katmandu, Nepal.
The Christian Science Monitor | 2 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
WorldViews: A small village in Nepal is set to make the largest animal sacrifice in the world More than 1 million people have descended upon a remote temple in southern Nepal in recent days, where thousands of animals are set to slaughtered starting Friday as part of a ritual sacrifice to honor the Hindu goddess Gadhimai held every five years. Rea
Washington Post | 5 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Animal rights protesters in Nepal make last push to stop livestock sacrifice Mass slaughter of buffaloes, sheep and goats in name of Hindu goddess Gadhimai to take place on Friday in Bariyapur Continue reading...
The Guardian | 5 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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South Asian Summit in Nepal Overshadowed by India-Pakistan Tensions South Asian leaders meeting in Nepal for a summit called for closer integration of the region. As always, that goal was hampered by the decades-old hostility between India and Pakistan. The vision spelled out by leaders of eight countries that make up the
Voice of America | 8 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
South Asian leaders meet at Nepal summit Afghan president Ghani says he will not tolerate proxy war as first day of SAARC regional summit begins in Kathmandu.
Al Jazeera | 9 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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South Asian leaders gather at regional summit South Asian leaders, including from rivals India and Pakistan, gathered in Nepal's capital Wednesday to boost cooperation in trade and energy and seek greater peace in the region, home to more than a fifth of the... | 12 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Reno, Nevada
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China looms over South Asian summit in the Himalayas By Frank Jack Daniel NEW DELHI (Reuters) - When eight South Asian leaders gather for a summit in Kathmandu on Wednesday, they will meet in a conference center donated by China to its cash-strapped Himalayan neighbor Nepal 27 years ago. In the decades sinc
Yahoo! News | 23 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nepal to Sign India Power Deal During Modi's Visit Nepal to sign deal for Indian company to build hydropower plant during Modi visit
ABC News | Nov 25, 2014 09:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indian Company to Build Hydroelectric Plant in Nepal Nepal's government says it is signing an agreement with an Indian company to build a $1.04 billion hydroelectric plant in the Himalayan nation's east, along the Arun River. Nepal's Law Minister Narahari Acharya said the deal will be signed after Indian Pr
Voice of America | Nov 25, 2014 08:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Modi gives Buddha a miss as South Asian leaders flock to Nepal KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Visiting Nepal for a South Asia summit, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dropped plans to hold rallies at the birthplaces of the Buddha and a Hindu goddess, after controversy over whether he was gaining too much prominence ins
Reuters | Nov 25, 2014 08:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend