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Michael Schumacher LATEST: F1 star’s legacy LIVES ON - nephew steps up in fitting tribute

Added: 19.01.2018 16:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

MICHAEL SCHUMACHER is widely considered one of the greatest racing Formula One drivers of all time after nabbing seven world champion titles - before a skiing accident left him in a coma.


MLK's nephew calls on 'love for all Americans'

Added: 12.01.2018 18:02 | 0 views | 0 comments

During President Trump's proclamation signing of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 12, King's nephew Isaac Newton Farris Jr. called on "love for all Americans."

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Ending dependency on India, Nepal accesses internet through Chinese link

Added: 12.01.2018 14:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

Nepalese people today began accessing internet through a Chinese optical fibre link laid across the Himalayan mountains, ending the country's sole dependency on India for connecting to the cyber space.


Woman dies because of menstrual exile

Added: 12.01.2018 9:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

An official says a woman has died in a remote village in Nepal because of a tradition in which females are exiled from their homes and forced to live in huts during menstruation.

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Why you should head to Nepal for spiritual enlightenment - not just the scenery

Added: 09.01.2018 17:09 | 3 views | 0 comments

More visitors to the Himalayas come to find a spiritual side as much as the scenery, says Darren Loucaides

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At least 11 die in cold weather in Nepal

Added: 08.01.2018 7:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

At least 11 people have died from cold weather in Nepal as a severe cold wave hit the southern region bordering India, officials say.


Ex-UN secretary general's nephew pleads guilty in bribe case

Added: 05.01.2018 23:41 | 3 views | 0 comments

A nephew of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in a bribery case over the sale of a building in Vietnam.

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Ex-U.N. chief Ban's nephew pleads guilty to U.S. corruption charges

Added: 05.01.2018 19:28 | 1 views | 0 comments

A nephew of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pleaded guilty on Friday to U.S. charges that he took part in a scheme to bribe an official at a sovereign wealth fund in order to sell a building complex in Vietnam.


Israel's Spacecom expands deal for satellite service to Nepal

Added: 03.01.2018 2:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

Israel's Space Communication Ltd, operator of the Amos satellites, said on Tuesday Nepal's Dish Media Network has contracted for more capacity on the Amos-4 satellite starting in the fourth quarter. The additional capacity will increase Spacecom's revenue from Dish Media Network by $16.7 million, bringing total future revenue expected from the customer to $76.9 million. Amos-4 provides services to customers from South Asia to East Africa. Dish Media Network owns fast growing operator, Dishhome, whose network covers all of Nepal. ...

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Nepal bans solo climbers from Everest

Added: 31.12.2017 23:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in a bid to reduce accidents, an official said Saturday. The cabinet late Thursday endorsed a revision to the Himalayan nation's mountaineering regulations, banning solo climbers from its mountains -- one of a string of measures being flagged ahead of the 2018 spring climbing season. "The changes have barred solo expeditions, which were allowed before," Maheshwor Neupane, secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, told AFP.

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