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Passing of Mike Frame

This information was compiled from a couple different sources.  Some of you might not be aware that Mike passed away on Friday, May 23rd at 4:25 pm. For the previous two days he seemed tranquil as he slowly slipped away from us. He will be buried on May 25th at

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Chuck Ludlam For NPCA Board

Note: Chuck served in the early years of PCN ad is running for the NPCA Board of Directors. The Friends of Nepal Board officially nominated him in April, 2008. Dear Friends of Nepal: I am writing to you about my nomination to represent the Asia/Pacific region on the board of

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Tika Karki Dictionary For Sale

My father had published the first edition of the dictionary and I have a couple of dictionaries still left. Please note that it is a Nepali-English dictionary (paani listed as water). For more information, http://geocities.com/learn_nepali/ Saurav karki

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60,000 BHUTANESE REFUGEES RESETTLING TO THE US

By Dave Carlson   One of the world’s largest resettlement operations began several months ago when 100 refugees from Bhutan left their camps in Nepal for Kathmandu and then on to the US.  The refugees who are now arriving have spent the last 17 years living in 7 camps making it

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Nepal Update and Peace Corps Possibilities

By Shivaji Uphadaya On Constitution Assembly Elections and Results: The overall success of the Constitutional Assembly Elections held on the 10th of April 2008 was a break through towards the opening of a new Nepal. More than 60 percent voters’ turn out demonstrated their fearless participation and extreme desire to

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Update From N4 Volunteer Currently In Nepal P2.

Some hurricane!  We came out the other side of the eye, and, other than a few scattered showers, there’s no sign of a second half of the hurricane. In fact, the most striking feature of the landscape is how remarkably smoothly the election went.  It was hardly perfect; there dozens

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Update from RPCV In Nepal

Tansen, April 11 Hello, Nepal IV and friends from the front lines. We’re in the calm of the eye of the hurricane right now.  The violence and disorder of the past months (or years, depending on how you count) wound down exceedingly quickly in the past several days as closures

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Translator Needed In DC

Executive Linguist Agency  A language company in LA for one or two interpreters who would be willing to work with the immigration department – through their agency.  … The work may entail interpreting for individual during interviews and also during immigration hearings. The assignment would be in the downtown area of Los Angeles.

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ICG Report – Nepal’s Election and Beyond

INTERNATIONAL CRISIS GROUP – NEW REPORT Kathmandu/Brussels, 2 April 2008: Elections for Nepal’s Constituent Assembly on 10 April could be marred by political violence, but if all parties cooperate, it will open the next stage in the peace process. Nepal’s Election and Beyond,* the latest report from the International Crisis

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