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Women of Nepal – ‘Interceptors’ stop human traffickers

BIRGUNJ, Nepal, Sept 13, (RTRS): As a canopied horsedrawn carriage emerged from a mushroom of dust at the Nepal- India border, Kavita Yadav’s policing instincts kicked in and she stopped it to chat with the couple. Yadav checked their IDs and handed the woman a form to fill out: name, …

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India to help Nepal ‘construct’ rail link

KATHMANDU, Sept 1, (Agencies): India will help Nepal construct a rail link between capital Kathmandu and an Indian border town for smoother movement of passengers and cargo to the landlocked Himalayan nation, which neighbouring China is also trying to woo with a similar plan. An agreement to study the feasibility …

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Kuwait A-Salaam village in Nepal opened

Al-Rahmah International Committee at the Social Reform Society recently inaugurated Kuwait Al-Salaam Village in Nepal, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The village contains 80 buildings with toilets. Each building is 37 square/meters in dimension built in the form of one-bedroom apartment with toilet and kitchen. I t also has a mosque built …

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Nepal airport reopens after plane skids off runway

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s only international airport reopened Friday after a passenger plane attempting to take off skidded off the runway, forcing a halt to all flights. Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu said no one was injured when the Boeing 737 operated by Malindo Air skidded into the grassy …

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India to upgrade road and cross-border rail links with Nepal

NEW DELHI (AP) — India pledged Saturday to upgrade road and cross-border rail links with Nepal and develop inland waterways to provide sea connectivity to the landlocked Himalayan nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India would also help Nepal in the field of agriculture through organic farming, soil testing and …

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Bangladeshi passenger plane with 67 passengers crashes in Nepal

Kathmandu, March 12, 2018 (AFP) -A Bangladeshi plane with 67 passengers on board crashed near Kathmandu airport Monday as it was coming in to land, officials said, as firefighters battled to extinguish the burning wreckage and rescue passengers. Plumes of black smoke could be seen rising from the football pitch …

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Visa application process for Nepal

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: Kuwaitis as well as other nationalities in Kuwait can apply for visa at the Embassy of Nepal in the State of Kuwait during working hours (0900-1300 hrs) of the Embassy from Sunday to Thursday. Kuwaiti citizens can obtain visa at the Tribhuvan International Airport as well. …

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Trafficked women trapped in Syria – ‘Nepal, Bangladesh have little diplomatic influence’

MURALI BHANJYANG, Nepal, March 13, (AFP): Nepali villager Sunita Magar thought she was heading to a safe factory job in Kuwait, but only when she landed in Damascus did she realise “something had gone very wrong”. Frequently beaten with a baton and given only one meal a day, Magar says …

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US warns Nepal at risk of humanitarian crisis

KATHMANDU, Nov 5, (AFP): The United States warned Thursday of a looming “humanitarian crisis” in quake-hit Nepal which is facing crippling shortages of vital supplies as protesters block a key checkpoint bordering India. Scores of trucks have been stranded at a crossing in the southern town of Birgunj for nearly …

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Anti-India rage grows in Nepal; Supplies dry up

KATHMANDU, Nepal, Oct 1, (AP): Nepal feels like it is being choked. It’s 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. Many Nepalese believe that India has been retaliating …

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