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India and Nepal open South Asia’s first cross-border oil pipeline

10 Sep 2019

KATHMANDU India and Nepal officially opened South Asia's first cross-border oil pipeline on Tuesday, a project seen as part of New Delhi's efforts to increase its influence in the Himalayan nation where China is also making deep inroads.

Cafe brews hope for Nepal's trafficking survivors

05 Sep 2019

KATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a busy street in Nepal's bustling capital Kathmandu, a new cafe is seeking to change the lives of trafficking survivors - one cappuccino at a time.

FEATURE-Cafe brews hope for Nepal's trafficking survivors

05 Sep 2019

KATHMANDU, Sept 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a busy street in Nepal's bustling capital Kathmandu, a new cafe is seeking to change the lives of trafficking survivors - one cappuccino at a time.

Nepal rejects U.N. call to compensate man in forced labor case

29 Aug 2019

KATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nepal on Thursday rejected a United Nations call to compensate an indigenous man it said was forced to work as a child then tortured by police on escape, since he had not exhausted the legal avenues for redress.

Climbers must be trained to tackle Everest, panel says after deaths

15 Aug 2019

KATHMANDU Nepal must make training and experience in high altitude climbing mandatory for all climbers on Mount Everest and other high peaks, a government panel said on Wednesday, following the deadliest climbing season in four years. | Video

Climbers must be trained to tackle Everest, panel says after deaths

15 Aug 2019

KATHMANDU Nepal must make training and experience in high altitude climbing mandatory for all climbers on Mount Everest and other high peaks, a government panel said on Wednesday, following the deadliest climbing season in four years. | Video

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

16 Jul 2019

GUWAHATI, India/KATHMANDU, Nepal Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc. | Video

Floods force millions to flee homes in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

15 Jul 2019

KATHMANDU/GUWAHATI, India, July 15 Floods have forced more than three million people from their homes across north and northeastern India, officials said on Monday, as the death toll in neighbouring Nepal and low-lying Bangladesh rose to 76 after days of heavy monsoon rains.

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced

14 Jul 2019

KATHMANDU The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said.

Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47, dozens missing, injured

14 Jul 2019

KATHMANDU, July 14 The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said.

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