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Safeguarding a Critical Pangolin Forest in Yangshila, Nepal

THE PANGOLIN: WORLD’S MOST TRAFFICKED MAMMAL In 2016, the Pangolin gained the unenviable status of becoming the most trafficked mammal species in the world. In just the last decade, more than 1 million pangolins were killed for meat and their keratin scales. The scale, which is made of the same

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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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