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A year after Nepal quake, some united in grief; others climb

For survivors and relatives of victims of a landslide that struck with the force of half an atom bomb it is a time to grieve. For witnesses to a fatal avalanche at the Mount Everest base camp, it is time to climb again. A year aft

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Small plane with 21 on board missing in Nepal

A small plane carrying 21 people including two foreigners has gone missing in west Nepal, an airport official said on Wednesday. The Twin Otter aircraft, operated by Tara Air, was carrying 18 passengers and a crew of three on a fl

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Nepal's fuel crisis will push a million people into poverty

With a large cone-shaped bamboo basket strapped to her back, Nirmala Bhandari treks two hours every day from her village to a protected forest in the hills, heaving it back filled with enough firewood to cook food for her three children.

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India eyes anti-trafficking pacts with GCC, Nepal

India wants to sign agreements with countries like Nepal and the Gulf nations such as UAE to curb human trafficking and improve the rescue and repatriation of victims, a senior home ministry official said on Wednesday. Kumar Alok,

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Saudi diplomat accused of rape withdrawn from India

Saudi Arabia has withdrawn the diplomat accused of repeatedly raping and torturing two Nepali maids working at his home near New Delhi, ending an awkward diplomatic incident for India. The case had caught India between Saudi Arabi

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Etihad employees rally to drive donations for Nepal

Etihad Airways’ employees have raised almost Dh270,000 ($73,493) through a company-wide campaign to help Nepal’s earthquake survivors re-build their lives and communities. The airline’s employees volunteered and

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Nepal to train 50,000 workers for reconstruction

Earthquake-hit Nepal will train 50,000 workers to help carry out reconstruction, the finance minister said, the biggest skill development program in the country's history as economic growth is expected to fall to the slowest rate in eight ye

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UAE Marriott staff raise funds for Nepal quake relief

The associates of the Marriott hotels in the UAE joined together to help their fellow colleagues and their families cope with the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes in Nepal by raising Dh217,555 ($59,222). Shortly after the first

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UAE’s Farnek rolls out biogas plant in Nepal

UAE-based Farnek, a top facilities management (FM) company, has installed its first biogas plant in rural Nepal under its 2015 social engagement and corporate social responsibility strategy. Working with its long-term sustainabili

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UAE’s Farnek rolls out biogas plant in Nepal

UAE-based Farnek, a top facilities management (FM) company, has installed its first biogas plant in rural Nepal under its 2015 social engagement and corporate social responsibility strategy. Working with its long-term sustainabili

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