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Nepal reports increase of 107 one-horned rhinos in 6 years

China.dot.org 10 Apr 2021
Wildlife tourism contributes hugely to Nepal's tourism sector and one-horned rhinos are the attraction for both domestic and foreign tourists in Nepal.
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FAO's flagship Hand-In-Hand initiative aimed at eradicating poverty and hunger builds momentum

Reliefweb 10 Apr 2021
In Ethiopia, by using the Hand-in-Hand's Geospatial data platform, the government has identified new priority areas - the ‘agro-parks' - and is intensifying efforts to attract private sector funding. In Nepal, the Initiative brought the World Bank and the government together to develop Climate-Smart Agriculture Investment Plans ... .
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Nepal relaxes quarantine rules ahead of Everest season

Urdu Point 26 Mar 2021
Nepal has eased quarantine rules for visitors in an effort to attract more climbers to Mount Everest, officials said Friday, after the pandemic wiped out last year's season and devastated the tourism industry.
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Global investment: J&K govt in talks with delegates of 6 countries

Hindustan Times 21 Mar 2021
PUBLISHED ON MAR 22, 2021 01.12 AM IST ... Officials of JKTPO said they were in talks with foreign delegates of six countries - Russia, Uzbekistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Turkey and Belarus — for exploring different avenues to attract global investments ... JKTPO is always open to facilitate queries and collaborate with the trade fraternity.” ... ....
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Bahrain prince arrives in Nepal to summit Mt. Qomolangma

China.dot.org 16 Mar 2021
Qomolangma, which lies between the border of Nepal and China, is the world's tallest peak with a height of 8,848.86 meters as per the recently revised height. This Himalayan mountain which is known as Sagarmatha in Nepal, attracts thousands of foreign tourists every year and is an important source of tourism-related earnings for Nepal.
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Read ‘Hamlet’ in Nepali; Enjoy Nepali Poetry in English

GlobalResearch 06 Mar 2021
But there’s a correlation between literature in the two languages going back to Nepal’s most widely read and (1909-1959) ... With stories set within Nepal and in the diaspora, these authors attract an enthusiastic Nepali following while also winning a solid western readership ... Global factors and the internet are impacting Nepal too.
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Lesson in helping Nepalese children

China Daily 03 Mar 2021
KATHMANDU -With the Durbar High School building in Nepal rebuilt by the Chinese government, at a cost of $7.24 million, student enrollment has increased like never before ... The new infrastructure has attracted dozens of students from private schools as well, which is a rare trend in Nepal.
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Rising heat, snow-bare peaks chill Nepal’s mountain economy

Business Line 09 Feb 2021
Mount Everest is 8,848.86 metres tall, say Nepal and China after remeasurement ... Tourism is not the only industry struggling with central Nepal’s lack of snowfall ... And just as in other parts of the world that are heating up, warmer temperatures in Nepal’s mountains are attracting pests that once found them too cold.
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Nepal economy hit as global warming bares snow-covered peaks

Al Jazeera 09 Feb 2021
“The temperature of Nepal is rising at the rate of 0.6 degrees Celsius (1.08 Fahrenheit) per decade,” said the regional programme manager ... And just as in other parts of the world that are heating up, warmer temperatures in Nepal’s mountains are attracting pests that once found them too cold.
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12 most bizarre religious festivals in India

Yahoo Daily News 08 Feb 2021
<br>Who would want to do this willingly? Apparently some thousands of devotees flock to the Mahalakshmi temple in Tamil Nadu for this festival in which they allow the priests to smash coconuts on their heads to attract good luck and fortune." ... Nag Pachami is a festival celebrated in northern India and Nepal.
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Nepal's oldest schools attract more students with China-funded new building

Sina 02 Feb 2021
2 (Xinhua) -- With the Durbar High School building in Nepal rebuilt by the Chinese government, spending Rs 850 million (7.24 million U.S ... "The attractive ... The new infrastructure has attracted dozens of students from private schools as well, which is a rare trend in Nepal.
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Learning to teach: Stanford students launch classes and mentorship for South Asian teenagers

Stanford Daily 25 Jan 2021
After months of meticulous planning, a group of Stanford students spent winter break not taking classes, but teaching them ... SAWC attracted students from five countries (Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka) who spoke 29 different languages. These students were anywhere from 14 to 19 years old ... Rigor was key to the program’s success ... .
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Reaching for the skies: Ascending a mountain could be the perfect post-lockdown challenge

Belfast Telegraph 23 Jan 2021
Denali, Alaska, USA. Originally known as Mount McKinley, until Barack Obama officially restored its original native name in 2015, this snow-capped mountain is a highlight attraction of Denali National Park - a vast tract of wilderness in Alaska ... Alternative ... Mount Everest, Nepal. The tallest mountain in the world attracts both crowds and controversy ... .
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Handle Nepal with sensitivity

Deccan Chronicle 19 Jan 2021
In May last year, Nepal — without warning — incorporated Indian territories of Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyudhara, into its maps ... Sharma Oli — raising a nationalist chorus to attract the support of other parties for the move — even had the Constitution changed to show these areas as part of Nepal.
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COVID encourages investment in share market

The Himalayan 18 Jan 2021
The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index increased by 28.46 points to rest at 2,315 points today ... “Moreover, the largest IPO ever issued by Nepal Infrastructure Bank Ltd has attracted a large number of people towards the market and number of demat account holders is increasing.”.
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