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A giant swing and an imminent eruption: Tuesday's best photographs A selection of the best photographs from around the world including a giant swing in Nepal and an imminent eruption in Bali Continue reading...
The Guardian | 7 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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How Tall is the Worlds Highest Peak? Nepal Embarks On Project to Settle Confusion Mount Everest is indisputably the worlds highest peak. But precisely how tall is it and did the powerful 2015 earthquake in the high Himalayas shrink the giant mountain? Nepal is setting out on an ambitious two-year project to re-measure the peak hoping t
Voice of America | 12 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Global challenges 'a litmus test' for leadership, Nepal Prime Minister tells UN Assembly Noting that amid a complex and polarized environment, the global community faces challenges that include terrorism, climate change and mass migration, the Prime Minister of Nepal called for a greater display of wisdom, knowledge and capacity to address pr
UN News Centre | Sep 23, 2017 7:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Monaco Prince Commits to Study, Protect Endangered Monk Seals Royal families around the world, from Britain, to Jordan, to Nepal, have given their time, attention and resources to conservation efforts. Prince Albert II of Monaco has received numerous awards for his conservation work. This month he joined an Atlantic
Voice of America | Sep 23, 2017 5:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal to remeasure height of Everest following major 2015 earthquake Read full story for latest details.
Washington Post | Sep 22, 2017 4:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Women Forced Into Huts During Menstruation Nepal's chhaupadi tradition, which secludes women in damp, dusty and dark huts during menstruation, is responsible for dozens of deaths a year due to snake bites, lack of oxygen and easily preventable diseases. A new generation of young women is trying to
MSNBC | Sep 22, 2017 11:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal: UN chief welcomes holding of local elections as 'crucial step' for upcoming polls United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the holding of the third phase of the local elections in Nepal earlier this week and congratulated the people of the South Asian nation for the peaceful conduct of the polls.
UN News Centre | Sep 21, 2017 6:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal launches 'pride project' to find out Everest's real height Read full story for latest details. | Sep 21, 2017 5:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Japanese encephalitis vaccine cuts disease rate in Nepal From 2006 through 2011, Nepal conducted a mass immunization campaign against Japanese encephalitis -- a mosquito-borne viral disease. Now, investigators have reported in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases that the vaccination effort prevented thousands of c
EurekAlert! | Sep 21, 2017 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lehi company pleads guilty to trafficking oils from endangered plants A Lehi-based essential oils company pleaded guilty Monday to illegally trafficking therapeutic oils from Peru and Nepal. | Sep 19, 2017 03:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Salt Lake City, Utah