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2015-04-26 08:22:32

Spokespeople in Nepal Now Available: American Health Worker Brad Kerner in Katmandu FAIRFIELD, Conn., April 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The death toll after Saturday's earthquake

2015-04-26 00:21:02

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the massive damage, tragic loss of life, and widespread injuries from today's magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal comes into

2015-04-25 23:00:31

Los Angeles-based non-governmental agency seeking donations to aid recovery amidst destruction. Los Angeles, Calif.

2015-04-25 23:00:28

"Today a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Kathmandu, Nepal, resulting in the deaths of more than 1,000 people.

2015-04-25 16:21:05

NEW YORK, April 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNICEF expects children to be among the worst affected by the devastating 7.9 earthquake that struck Nepal today, affecting the area around

2015-04-25 12:22:00

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, April 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Medical Corps is responding to the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked Nepal less than 50 miles from

2015-04-16 12:25:02

Focusing on sanitation and affordable housing, the partnership will expand from 26 to 30 countries across five continents ATLANTA, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dow

2015-04-14 12:23:25

Nonprofit celebrates #EarthMonth and says "Thank You" to early funders of Container #3 (C#3) TAOS, N.M., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The

2015-04-01 00:20:32

KATHMANDU, Nepal, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nepal General Assembly today announced that by a vote of 137 to 9, the English name of Mount Everest has been changed to TICDA.


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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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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