Posts Tagged ‘Nepal’

Rescuers at deadly Nepal flood as waters swirl through houses

The annual monsoon rains in the Himalayan nation revitalises farms and waterways but also triggers deadly landslides and floods. Officials said a landslide caused by the monsoon deluge blocked a river, which then burst and sent a flood of water downstream, inundating a settlement in Sindhupalchowk district near the capital Kathmandu. “One body has been […]

Repatriation flight rescues stranded Spaniards from Nepal

Dozens of Spanish nationals who have been stuck in Nepal since the Himalayan nation went into a coronavirus lockdown last month were flown out of the country Friday on a charted repatriation flight. The flight arranged by the Spanish government took back 99 Spanish mountaineers, trekkers and tourists who arrived in Nepal to climb its […]

Christians in Nepal Continue to Face Growing Persecution

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Nepal (International Christian Concern) – Persecution in Nepal continues to be an increasing concern for the growing Christian population of the predominantly Hindu country. The Global Press Journal recently published an article discussing the story of Pastor Hari Tamang, a current example of this […]

China’s mission to Nepal gains traction

The route India took has been bullying and it ultimately isolated India. By treating Nepali politicians as shabby buffoons to be pampered one day and collared another day, India badly exposed itself. A belief got entrenched in the Nepalese mind that we are a dangerous neighbour with evil intentions, undependable and far too self-centred and […]

Local Officials in Nepal Order Halt to Construction of Church Building

(Morning Star News) – Municipal officials in Nepal ordered a church to stop construction of a worship hall after local Hindus objected to it, sources said. Some of the area Hindus had threatened relatives who became Christians after pastor Manish Bohra began proclaiming Christ in Galkot in January. When a small church began that outgrew […]

Nepal’s Bhaktapur Durbar Square: Heart of An Historic Capital

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a group of plazas at the heart of the ancient city of Bhaktapur, in Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley . A number of historical monuments occupy Bhaktapur Durbar Square, including the old royal palace, the Golden Gate, and various temples. These structures were built over an extended period of time, when the city […]

Unseasonal snow blankets Upper Mustang, Nepal

     Heavy snowfall has blanketed various areas in Upper Mustang including Barhagaun, Muktinath, Dalome, and Lomanthang Rural Municipality since Wednesday night. “The snow on the ground is as thick as half a foot. This is our first snowfall experience of snowfall in April/May,”said locals. The construction of Beni-Jomsom-Korala road under the national pride project has […]

US-Bangla plane crash worst air disaster in Nepal in nearly three decades

nsnbc : The US-Bangla airlines Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft with 71 passengers and crew on board crashed and burst into flames while landing at […]

The floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India have killed about 500 and affected over 16 million

     More than 16 million people have now been affected by seasonal flooding across a swathe of South Asia, say aid officials. The floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India are thought to have killed about 500 people and are expected to worsen. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) says it is […]

Death toll from floods in Nepal climbs to 120 with about 6 million people affected

     The death toll from widespread flooding and landslides in Nepal on Tuesday climbed to 120 with nearly 35 people still unaccounted for and over six million affected by incessant rainfall across the Himalayan country. Most of the displaced, living in temporary shelters for the past three days, were yet to receive relief supplies in […]

The War We Forgot to End: Why Are We Still in Afghanistan?

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Planning your retirement? Forget it, you won’t survive to experience it

     The Israeli agents who comprise the Neoconservatives, a collection of war criminals that control US foreign policy, have already handed you your death certificate. The neoconservatives have far more power than they have intelligence or humanity. At the recent St. Petersburg International Economic Conference, President Putin excoriated Western Journalists for endlessly repeating Washington’s lies […]

Buying Robots Would Be Cheaper Than Hiring At $15 An Hour

In a Tuesday interview on Fox Business Network’s ‘Mornings with Maria’, former McDonald’s CEO Ed Rensi warned that an increased minimum wage would foment massive job loss thanks to the relatively low cost of replacing workers with intelligent machines. “It’s cheaper to buy a $35,000 robotic arm than it is to hire an employee who’s […]

MP says Europeans admire Iran’s sustainable security

Boroujerd, Razavi Khorassan Prov., May 25, IRNA – MP from Boroujerd Alaeddin Boroujerdi said on Wednesday that the Europeans admire Iran’s sustainable security. Boroujerdi told a group of officials at the provincial radio station that Islamic Iran owes its lasting securing to God’s grace and blood of martyrs. He said Islamic Iran is rich in […]

Palestinian Senior, Nonviolent Activist, Abu Rahma, Released

Saed Bannoura (IMEMC) : The Ofer Israeli military ordered, on Monday at night, the release of internationally recognized human rights defender, and the coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Bil’in village, Abdullah Abu Rahma, after he was held for eleven days. He was released on Monday at night, and will […]

BBC To Erect Statue Of George Orwell Outside London HQ

A statue of George Orwell, author of the dystopian ‘1984’, will soon be erected outside the BBC’s London headquarters, despite his resignation from the broadcaster in 1943 when he grew tired of “pushing propaganda” With a cigarette in hand Mr Orwell will soon take up position among the fellow smokers lurking outside the new main entrance […]

Rape regulations: ISIS laws on ‘proper’ sex slave treatment revealed

A “fatwa,” which is what a learned interpretation of the Islamic law is called, was released by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in late January as “some of the brothers have committed violation in the matter of treatment of the female slaves. These violations are not permitted by Sharia law because these rules have not […]

Pyramid secret chambers sought using cosmic rays

     Some 40 plates have been planted inside the Bent Pyramid in Dahshur in an attempt to capture cosmic particles, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities announced early today. The installation is part of an ambitious project using muons, or cosmic particles, to investigate Egypt’s main pyramids. The aim is to detect the presence of unknown internal […]

Turkey to send four-ton aid supplies to quake-hit Nepal

ISTANBUL – Turkey’s emergency agency said Tuesday it would continue its aid stream to quake-hit Nepal with a four-ton medical and food supply package. “The AFAD and other Turkish teams have been continuing their search and rescue efforts in Nepal,” Fuat Oktay, the head of Turkish Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency, or AFAD, told reporters […]

The Gadhima Hindu ritual sacrifice

Occupy for Animals with Taija Jolanki and 15 others Update on Gadhimai Festival in Nepal ~ The Gadhimai Festival is planned to take place in November during which up to a quarter of a million animals could be sacrificed. For 250 years the Hindu festival has continued relatively unchallenged, but as news of the inhumane […]

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