Thursday, 22 March 2018

Tag Archives: Nepal

Nepal ban on women migrants violates rights: UN

Nepal ban on women migrants

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s restrictions on woman migrating for work are discriminatory and inconsistent with international law, a United Nations rights official said Monday during a visit to the country. Nepal last year introduced a ban on women working as domestic helpers in the Gulf, one of various laws passed over the ...

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Nepal survey to remeasure Mount Everest begins

Mount Everest

NEPAL has begun remeasuring Mount Everest to check if the height of the world’s tallest peak was altered by a powerful earthquake that struck the nation in 2015, the government said Friday. The official height of Mount Everest – which lies in the Himalayan range, straddling the border between Nepal ...

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Floods kill over 1,200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh


KATHMANDU: The death toll from monsoon floods in India, Bangladesh and Nepal has climbed above 1,200, as rescue workers scramble to provide aid to millions of people stranded by the worst such disaster in years. All three countries suffer frequent flooding during the June-September monsoon season, but international aid agencies say ...

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Nepal Floods: Over 30 persons died, many missing

Nepal Floods

KATHMANDU:Constant rainfall In Nepal caused floods and landslides killing at least 36 people and 12 others went missing, according to official reports. Ministry of Home Affairs revealed that at least seven people were killed in Sunsari district of Nepal, Four persons killed in Sindhuli and others in Jhapa, Banke, Moranq ...

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