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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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International events: Investment for tourism growth

The Himalayan 15 Jan 2021
About 17 Hollywood stars have already visited Nepal, but we have failed to capitalise on their visit ... Our policy makers, Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and other concerned stakeholders should dig out the reasons why we are unable to attract high-end tourists.
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Cops intensify drive to destroy cannabis, opium plants

The Himalayan 15 Jan 2021
Nepal Police destroyed cannabis and opium plants cultivated in a large swathe of land across the country in the fiscal year 2019-20, according to an annual report recently released by the Ministry of Home Affairs ... Nepal Police said it had seized around 210 kilograms of opium and 5,000 kilograms of cannabis in the past three years.
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EDITORIAL: Don’t ruin treks

The Himalayan 15 Jan 2021
Would it thrill visitors to the region with the world’s tallest mountain or cause dismay? Tourism entrepreneurs are concerned that the haphazard construction of motorable roads at the local levels in different parts of the country, with some passing through popular trekking regions, will kill the trekking business in Nepal.
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