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2008-10-10 09:00:37

Nepali president expresses grief for died in Lukla airport accident KATHMANDU, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Nepali President Ram Baran Yadav has expressed his grief on the demise of persons who lost their lives in the accident that was met by the twin-otter of Yeti Airlines at Lukla airport of Solukhumbu Wednesday morning. According to the National News Agency RSS Thursday's report, the president has extended heartfelt condolences to aggrieved family members and expressed best wishes for early...

2008-10-08 09:00:31

Urgent: 15 die as Nepali plane catches fire KATHMANDU, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- A Nepali Yeti Airlines domestic plane on Wednesday morning caught fire while landing at Lukla airport in the east, and 15 foreigners died, local media reported. (c) 2008 Xinhua News Agency - CEIS. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-14 09:00:18

Unchecked, Nepal's population to double in 31 years KATHMANDU, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Left unchecked, the population of Nepal will double in 31 years, local newspaper The Rising Nepal reported on Saturday. Speaking at a program to mark the World Population Day on Friday in Nepali capital Kathmandu, joint secretary at the Ministry for Health and Population Binod Gyawali said that the population of Nepal would double after 31 years, if the present trend of population growth continues to take...

2008-07-08 09:00:46

Famine looms large in far-western Nepal KATHMANDU, July 7 (Xinhua) -- Famine looms large in many far- west districts of Nepal, local newspaper The Kathmandu Post reported on Monday. "I have eaten nothing since I devoured two loaves of bread yesterday," said a pale looking Dhirendra Nepali, 13, of Kolti, Bajura district in Farwestern Development Region, some 420 km west of Nepali capital Kathmandu, while he was returning home empty handed from the Kolti food depot of the state-run Nepal...

2006-08-20 02:53:43

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Dozens of Nepali women stripped naked and plowed their fields in west Nepal, hoping to appease the gods and get some much needed rain, a newspaper report said on Sunday. About 50 women in two villages in Kapilvastu district, 190 km (120 miles) west of Kathmandu, resorted to the desperate move at night on Friday as days of prayers and Hindu ceremonies failed to bring rains for the parched paddy crop, it said. "This is our last weapon, we used it, and there was...

2005-08-13 12:14:51

CALCUTTA, India (Reuters) - A state-run Indian arms manufacturer on Saturday rejected a complaint by Nepal that it supplied the kingdom faulty assault rifles which led to heavy losses in a gunbattle with Maoist rebels this month. An official of the Rifle Factory Icchapore said the guns may have failed because of poor maintenance by the Nepali army which lost 43 soldiers in the fighting in the west of the country last weekend. Another 75 soldiers remain missing. "The rifles are...


Word of the Day
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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