All Posts by Dan Donaghue

Solar water pumps up incomes for Nepal’s quake-hit farmers

In the village of Shikharpur in Nepal’s remote Himalayan foothills, the faint sound of water can be heard trickling through a large metal pump. Standing in golden mustard fields, a huge solar panel powers the pump that provides some 40,000 liters of water daily to families still recovering from Nepal’s

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BBC’s Nepal Country Profile

With its ancient culture and the Himalayas as a backdrop, landlocked Nepal was closed to the outside world until the 1950s… To read this profile, please click on the link below: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-south-asia-12511455

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Nepal Seeks India Nod for More Inbound Flights

Nepal hopes to get approval from India for an inbound flight route from the west, according to a senior civil aviation official of the country, which has two airports under construction and another being planned. To read further, please click on the link below: http://zeenews.india.com/world/nepal-seeks-india-nod-for-inbound-flights-from-west-official-2079992.html

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Nepal Communist Alliance To Form Next Government

Kathmandu (AFP) – Nepal’s Communist parties will form the next government, the election commission confirmed Friday after releasing long-delayed election results months after polls billed as a turning point for the Himalayan nation roiled by decades of political instability. To read further, please click on the link below: https://www.yahoo.com/news/nepal-communist-alliance-form-next-government-003956079.html

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Frustration Simmers as Nepalis Await New Government

Students in Nepal have been taking to the streets to demand the outgoing government swiftly hand over power to a leftist alliance that swept to victory in national elections last month. The landmark post-war poll had raised hopes that it would bring much-needed stability to the impoverished country. Yet, several weeks after the

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Nepal Invests in New Irrigation Technologies

Water sources are drying up in parts of the Himalayas and people are forced to look elsewhere for places to live and work. But new technology in irrigation might help people stay in their homes. To read further, please click on the link below: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/11/nepal-invests-irrigation-technologies-171117113156245.html

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Nepal Has Banned Solo Climbers From Scaling its Mountains

Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in a bid to reduce accidents. To read further, please click on the link below: http://Nepal bans solo climbers from Mount Everest Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/nepal-bans-solo-climbers-from-mount-everest-9821078

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