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Last updated: Friday, July 31, 2015 7:02:16 PM

Nepal parties inching closer to new constitution
Kathmandu, June 1 (IANS) Nepal's major political parties appeared inching closer to a consensus on the country's new constitution following an agreement on Monday to set up a national government to cope with the challenges posed by the April 25 devastating earthquake and its aftermath.

Monday, June 01, 2015 7:32:17 PM

Nepal quake deaths now reach 8,699
Kathmandu, June 1 (IANS) The toll in the devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 has reached 8,699, police said on Monday.

Monday, June 01, 2015 6:18:04 PM

China shuts Tibet border, Mansarovar pilgrimage hit
Kathmandu, June 1 (IANS) Over 25,000 foreign tourists planning to visit Kailash Mansarovar through Nepal were forced to change their itinerary after the Chinese government shut down all border points in Tibet citing the recent earthquakes in the Himalayan nation, media reported on Monday.

Monday, June 01, 2015 5:38:04 PM

Schools reopen in Nepal after quake, but fear persists
Kathmandu, May 31 (IANS) Schools in Kathmandu valley and other affected districts in Nepal -- devastated by the April 25 temblor -- reopened on Sunday after a five-week break -- but to sparse attendance. Only 25 percent of scholars attended, Nepal's education ministry said.

Sunday, May 31, 2015 8:46:08 PM

Nepal on guard against human trafficking
Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Nepal has banned child adoption in the country in an effort to curb human trafficking, especially of girl children who are at risk of falling victim to traffickers, in the wake of the April 25 earthquake that claimed thousands of lives and left a huge section of the population homeless.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:10:05 PM

Indian, Nepali doctors to conduct mobile health camps in Nepal
Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Indian doctors will assist Nepal's own physicians in organising mobile health camps to tackle any likelihood of outbreak of epidemics following the devastating temblor last month and ahead of the impending monsoon, a top official said.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 5:56:11 PM

Jaitley happy with Swiss naming black money account-holders
Karnali (Gujarat), May 26 (IANS) Expressing satisfaction with Swiss authorities sharing the names of two Indian nationals in connection with black money stashed abroad, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday that the move should provide enough indications of action against those holding unaccounted assets outside India.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:04:03 PM

India simplifies facilitating relief supplies to Nepal
Kathmandu, May 25 (IANS) India has simplified transit procedures for facilitating relief supplies to landlocked Nepal -- rocked by a devastating quake last month which claimed more than 8,700 lives and destroyed a large number of buildings and infrastructure in more than half of the Himalayan nation's 75 districts.

Monday, May 25, 2015 5:46:12 PM

One month after quake, Nepal struggles to overcome trauma
Kathmandu, May 25 (IANS) One month after the April 25 earthquake that killed at least 8,700 people and injured over 70,000 in Nepal, the Himalayan nation is still struggling to overcome the trauma exacerbated by numerous aftershocks and slow relief distribution due to the difficult geographical terrain.

Monday, May 25, 2015 4:38:03 PM

Indian media makes news in Nepal, for wrong reasons
Kathmandu, May 25 (IANS) A section of the Indian media has made news in Nepal -- for the wrong reasons.

Monday, May 25, 2015 12:20:04 PM

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