Int'l Coverage

Deported Nepali teen Bivsi Rana can return to Germany

A Nepali teenage girl who was removed from her classroom at Duisburg-based school, in North West Germany and deported to Nepal, has been allowed to return to Germany on a study visa, BBC reported.

Post Report, Jul 26 2017

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Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness—a bright mosaic

Arundhati Roy’s second novel is not just one story, but many. Here is a trans woman from Delhi, here is a man from an untouchable background passing himself off as a Muslim, here is a government official retired from a post in Kabul, here is a resistance fighter in Kashmir, here is a woman in the Maoist rebellion in Bastar, here is a rebellious woman who kidnaps an abandoned baby, and more.

Jul 22 2017

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Ram Nath Kovind elected India's 14th President

Ram Nath Kovind, former Bihar Governor, has been elected India's 14th President on Thursday.

Post Report, Jul 20 2017

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Nepal police investigate death of girl banished for menstruating

Police in Nepal are investigating the death of a 15-year-old girl who was banished to a poorly-ventilated shed because she was menstruating.

BBC, Dec 21 2016

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At soaring rate, Nepalis seeking jobs abroad come home dead

A tiny young woman crouches just outside the airport, crying softly into her thin shawl. It's cold out, but her sleeping toddler is heavy and warm in her arms.

Associated Press, Dec 21 2016

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Brunei's Borneo Bulletin joins ANN

The Borneo Bulletin, an independent newspaper based in Brunei Darussalam, has joined Asia News Network (ANN) bringing the pan-Asian membership to 22 countries.

Post Report, Dec 19 2016

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Nepal remembers Bista, last king of Upper Mustang

Ceremonies are taking place in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu to mark the death of the last king of the isolated Himalayan region of Upper Mustang.

BBC, Dec 19 2016

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Two Nepali among 3 UN workers abducted in Darfur: Sudan official

Armed men have abducted three UN refugee agency staffers, including two Nepali citizens, from Sudan's strife-torn Darfur region, AFP reported quoting a local government official on Monday.

Post Report, Nov 28 2016

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Paudyal assumes office in Beijing

Newly appointed Nepali Ambassador to China Leela Mani Paudyal formally assumed his office on Friday. Paudyal presented a copy of credentials to the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing.

SANJEEV GIRI, Nov 19 2016

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Thimphu rejects India-initiated BBIN road plan

An ambitious road connectivity plan involving Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN)—proposed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi—has a hit a roadblock after Bhutan’s upper house voted against ratifying the Motor Vehicle Agreement (MVA) under which the sub-regional transport initiative was taken.

Post Report, Nov 19 2016

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Four Nepalis missing in road accident in Indian State of Kerala

Four Nepalis have gone missing following a road accident in the bordering area between Anakulam and Ernakulam districts in Indian State of Kerala on November 17.

Nov 18 2016

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