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    1. Fears grow over Nepal's 'anti-women' constitution

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsAug 03 12:41 AM

      Nepal's proposed new constitution has sparked fury from women who say their citizenship, property and other rights are being curtailed by the document designed to draw a line under centuries of inequality. Forty-year-old shop owner Rama Bista says the charter poses a major step back for women, in a country that has long favoured men. Bista, who is married to an Indian man based in Nepal, has ...

    2. KATHMANDU, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- Nepal appreciated the assistance of its northern neighbor China as a valued development partner and a reliable friend in the wake of the Diamond Jubilee commemoration of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

    3. Deadly monsoon landslides spotlight Nepal's post-quake challenges

      Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsJul 30 01:12 PM

      Nepal continues to face down disaster. Landslides triggered by heavy rains shortly after midnight Thursday killed at least 30 people in villages near Pokhara, about 130 miles west of the capital, Kathmandu, reports say.

    4. Nepal’s constitution called ‘anti-women’

      The Manila TimesAug 03 05:18 AM

      KATHMANDU: Nepal’s proposed new constitution has sparked fury from women who say their citizenship, property and other rights are being curtailed by the document designed to draw a line under centuries of inequality. Lawmakers tabled a draft in parliament in … Read more » The post Nepal’s constitution called ‘anti-women’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online .

    5. By Ross Adkin KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A temple in southern Nepal known for the mass slaughter of animals at a festival there every five years has indefinitely banned animal sacrifice, India's Humane Society International said on Tuesday. The twice-in-a-decade ritual of slaughtering tens of thousands of animals at the Gadhimai temple, located about 90 miles (145 km) south of Kathmandu, has drawn ...

    6. Has a Nepal temple really banned mass sacrifices?

    7. Nepali media hail China's assistance

      Eastday.comAug 03 03:09 AM

      KATHMANDU - Mainstream media in Nepal have highly praised China's ongoing support and assistance to Nepal. The Nepali media have noted especially the Chinese support in the aftermath of the April 25 devastating earthquake.

    8. A joint team of the Nepal Army and the Chinese People's Armed Police have started work to resume the disrupted Araniko Highway on Saturday, a major trading route between the two countries.

    9. Former Nepal PM Deuba meets Modi

      IANS via Yahoo Maktoob NewsJul 31 09:20 AM

      New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Nepal's former prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who assured him that India was fully committed to supporting Nepal in its reconstruction effort in the wake of the devastating April earthquake. According to a PMO release, Modi commended the people of Nepal for their resilience in facing the grave tragedy. The release ...

    10. Reflecting the rising cases ofhuman trafficking post-earthquake in Nepal, 838 people, mostlywomen, have been intercepted along the Indo-Nepal border fromApril 25 to July 19, according to figures compiled by NGOs. According to Murari Kharel

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