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2014-03-05 08:33:41

PARIS, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eServGlobal (LSE: ESG & ASX: ESV), the provider of end-to-end mobile financial services to emerging markets, announces that it will partner with MNepal Limited, a consortium of bank and non bank entities, to offer a mobile financial service solution in Nepal. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140305/673638 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120730/552126 ) eServGlobal and MNepal will offer...

2014-02-13 08:20:31

SINGAPORE, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIRSHOW -- Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has signed its first order with IAE International Aero Engines AG to supply V2500-A5 SelectOne engines to power two new firm A320ceo aircraft plus options for two additional aircraft. Aircraft deliveries are scheduled for 2015. "Given Nepal's mountainous terrain, we chose V2500 SelectOne engines because of their long-standing reputation as both reliable and fuel-efficient powerplants,"...

2013-12-29 23:02:17

Healing Herbs Nepal will protect Nepal's endangered and rapidly eroding herb biodiversity, and elevate impoverished and exploited herb farmers out of poverty. Kathmandu, Nepal (PRWEB) December 29, 2013 "In Nepal, people harvest herbal remedies straight from the forests and mountains where they live,” explains Shane Zisman, environmental lawyer and advocate, and the American Coordinator of Healing Herbs Nepal. These herbs are part of Nepal’s centuries-old indigenous ayurvedic...

2013-12-19 23:04:05

An alternative for last-minute gifts: Crowdfunding medical treatments and safe births NEW YORK (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Just in time for last-minute gift guides, social entrepreneurs have joined together to launch Crowdfund Health, an innovative new website that allows people to directly fund medical treatments and safe births for patients in Nepal, who are some of the poorest in the world. Donors can use Crowdfund Health to fund medical treatments and safe births, for as little as $10....

2013-12-13 23:27:47

1,200 guests gather on L. Ron Hubbard Peak outside Kathmandu to celebrate the grand opening of Narconon Nepal’s 100-bed facility. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 This splendid new addition to the Narconon drug rehabilitation center network is in the mountainous Nuwakot District and has its own view of the Himalayas. Joining Nepal's Vice President at the colorful ceremony held earlier this fall was the Asst. Inspector General of Police along with hundreds of members of the Nepali police...

2013-12-03 23:01:53

Rabbi/social entrepreneur David Mason and Rabbi/activist Micha Odenheimer have joined forces in Nepal to build much needed toilets for rural villagers. Mason's website CabinetHardware.org helps Odenheimer’s Israel-based Nonprofit organization Tevel b'Tzedek fund a toilet building project to improve health and sanitation for the Nepal’s poorest citizens. Nepal (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 CabinetHardware.org Founder Rabbi David Mason and Tevel b’Tzedeck Founding Director...

2013-11-29 16:21:02

DALLAS, Nov. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Global Pasta Market to 2017 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Over 60 Countries", "Global Cheese Market to 2017 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Over 80 Countries", "Global Coffee Market to 2017 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Over 70 Countries", "Global Sugar Market to 2017 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Over 60 Countries", "Global Yeast Market to 2017 - Market Size, Growth, and...

2013-11-26 23:20:29

CabinetHardware.org announced a new program to build toilets for villagers and urban slum dwellers in Nepal, where the lack of hygienic facilities is a top cause of illness and death. The fundraising campaign is a part of the Israel-based nonprofit Tevel b'Tzedek Fund Project. Nepal (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 CabinetHardware.org has launched a new fundraising campaign to help bring toilets to the South Asian country of Nepal, where poor hygiene and sanitation are a major cause of...

2013-10-22 08:42:01

Broadlink Networks & Communications Becomes First Service Provider in Nepalese History To Offer Data, Voice and More; One-Stop Business Model Becoming a Reality VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the developing nations of the world, wired and wireless Internet services are one of the great equalizers, allowing historic advancements in culture, education, living standards and national economies. Companies around the globe are rushing to provide these...

2013-10-21 23:02:47

Camera trap study in the Himalayas proves endangered cats and local people can coexist. Neil Carter of the National Socio-Environmental Sythesis Center at the University of Maryland led the research, published in the peer-reviewed journal Ecosphere Oct. 18. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Hopeful signs that humans and tigers can coexist are emerging in rural Nepal, where the government has committed to doubling populations of the critically endangered big cat by 2022. A new study...


Latest Nepal Reference Libraries

Wild Water Buffalo, Bubalus arnee
2012-08-16 09:49:56

The wild water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) is a member of the Bovidae family that is native to Southeast Asia. It is also known as the Asiatic buffalo and the Asian buffalo. Its range includes Nepal, India, Cambodia, and Thailand and once included other areas like Laos and Pakistan, but populations there have gone extinct. In India, populations are mainly restricted to protected areas including Manas and Dibru-Saikhowa National Parks and D'Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary, among other areas....

2012-06-14 13:08:11

Symbol: PHNE11 Group: Lichen Family: Physciaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   PHNE12 Phaeophyscia nepalensis (Poelt) D.D. Awasthi   PHNE13 Physcia nepalensis Poelt Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Physciaceae Genus   Physciella Essl. – physciella...

Himalayan Quail, Ophrysia superciliosa
2009-07-15 14:04:36

The Himalayan Quail, (Ophrysia superciliosa), is feared extinct as it was last verified in 1876. By 1904, this quail was considered very scarce, and to add to its scarecity, only two locations (northwest India and the western Himilayas) of the species are known. Even with numerous searches, their survival can not be counted out since they may be hard to spot. This medium-sized quail belongs to the pheasant family. Unconfirmed records have been noted from 1952 up to 2003. There is a...

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2009-04-07 16:08:20

The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...

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2009-01-15 18:40:49

The Himalayan Monal (Lophophorus impejanus) also known as the Impeyan Monal or Impeyan Pheasant, is a species of bird found in the pheasant family Phasianidae. It is native to eastern Afghanistan through the Himalayas including Kashmir region of Northern Pakistan, parts of India, Nepal, southern Tibet and Bhutan. There may be an occurrence in Burma as well. Its habitat is upper temperate oak-conifer forests scattered with open grassy slopes, cliffs and alpine meadows. Their normal elevation...

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