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Nepal's last nomadic tribe in pictures The Raute are hunter gatherers, only 156 now survive and are resisting attempts to move into permanent settlements. Jan Mller Hansen spent three days travelling from Kathmandu to reach a remote forest to document their lives Continue reading...
The Guardian | Jan 20, 2017 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Commentary: In mountain climbing and business step, breathe, step Mark Wilkins, managing director-wealth management for UBS The Wilkins Group, took 45 days off this fall to climb Shishapangma in Tibet. The journey took the U.S. Army vet across the Himalayas to Kathmandu, Nepal, and then Lhasa, Tibet, where he traveled b | Jan 19, 2017 9:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS- Jen Loeb climbs to the top of the world, Mt. Everest A standing-room only crowd in the Jesup Library Community Room listened to a captivating narrative by Jen Loeb of her journey to Nepal to climb Mt. Everest.
Jesup Citizen Herald | Jan 18, 2017 7:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Jesup, Iowa
Delayed umbilical cord clamping tied to lower anemia risk in babies By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Waiting at least three minutes to clamp the umbilical cord after birth is associated with a lower risk of anemia in babies, according to a study in Nepal. Children with anemia and iron deficiency may have impaired nervo
Yahoo! News | Jan 17, 2017 9:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Delayed clamping prevents anemia When clamping of the umbilical cord is delayed, iron deficiency up to six months of age can be prevented, according to a new study from Uppsala University, published in JAMA Pediatrics. The study was conducted in Nepal.
EurekAlert! | Jan 17, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can delayed umbilical cord clamping reduce infant anemia at age 8, 12 months? A delay of three minutes or more in umbilical cord clamping after birth reduced the prevalence of anemia in infants at 8 and 12 months of age in a randomized clinical trial in Nepal, according to a new study published online by JAMA Pediatrics.
EurekAlert! | Jan 17, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Nepal got the electricity flowing Hours-long daily blackouts ended suddenly last October after an engineer approached the problem differently and got the government's backing to solve it.
The Christian Science Monitor | Jan 16, 2017 1:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Inspired by Nepalese, UK architect rebuilds ancient temple Among Nepal's treasures that were destroyed or damaged in the April 2015 earthquake is the oldest Hindu temple | Jan 16, 2017 05:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nepal Removes Leader of Post-Quake Rebuilding Effort A cabinet decision to replace the official with his predecessor is likely to further delay reconstruction nearly two years after two earthquakes struck the country.
New York Times | Jan 11, 2017 8:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal fires chief of earthquake reconstruction agency KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) Nepal’s government has fired the chief of the agency assigned to rebuild the nearly 1 million homes and other structures damaged in a devastating 2015 earthquake. Information Minister Surendra Karki said Wednesday that the gove
The Seattle Times | Jan 11, 2017 10:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington