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News Nepal: Nepal invests in new irrigation technologies

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/11/nepal-invests-irrigation-technologies-171117113156245.html
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

Water sources are drying up in parts of the Himalayas and people are forced to look elsewhere for places to live and work. But new technology in irrigation might help people stay in their homes. As water sources are drying up throughout different areas, a ...

News Nepal: India's NHPC keen on $2.5 billion Nepal power project after Chinese deal scrapped

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nepal-china-hydropower-india/indias-nhpc-keen-on-2-5-billion-nepal-power-project-after-chinese-deal-scrapped-idUSKBN1DH1BO
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian state power company NHPC Ltd is interested in bidding for a $2.5 billion power project in Nepal, its chairman told Reuters, after Kathmandu canceled a deal with China Gezhouba Group Corp. “We have to send our team there and ...

News Nepal: Nepal's Musicians Retune to Tradition

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/nepal-musicians-retune-tradition/4119201.html
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

Nepal's musical heritage is enjoying a revival as young musicians fuse the sounds of traditional instruments once at risk of disappearing with lyrics that examine the modern challenges facing the country. The Himalayan country has a rich folk tradition ...

News Nepal: Nepal should benefit from China’s prosperity: Chinese envoy

News channel or source: https://thehimalayantimes.com/kathmandu/nepal-benefit-chinas-prosperity-chinese-envoy/
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

KATHMANDU: Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong has said that Nepal should reap benefits from the prosperity of China. Nepal could be benefited from China’s prosperity in various sectors including trade, investment and connectivity as Nepal has already ...

News Nepal: Nepal, Afghanistan eye first final

News channel or source: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2017-11-17/nepal-afghanistan-eye-first-final.html
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

Nov 17, 2017-Nepal and Afghanistan both seek a place in their first ever final of the ACC U-19 Asia Cup as the two South Asian archrivals meet in the semi-finals at the Kinrara Oval in Kuala Lumpur on Friday. While Nepal are competing in their maiden semi ...

News Nepal: Witch doctor beats ‘evil spirits’ out of ‘possessed’ young women in superstitious ritual to ward off ghosts in Nepal

News channel or source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4931596/witch-doctor-beats-evil-spirits-out-of-possessed-young-women-in-superstitious-ritual-to-ward-off-ghosts-in-nepal/
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

THIS is the bizarre moment hundreds of young women in Nepal tried to ward off evil spirits by standing in a river and letting shamans beat them with sticks - each paying £1,500 for the privilege. Thousands of people flocked to watch the healing of Rinku ...

News Nepal: On safari in Nepal: Chitwan National Park

News channel or source: http://www.cntraveller.com/recommended/amazing-journeys/chitwan-national-park-nepal
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

In Chitwan National Park, in the lowlands of southern Nepal, in slanting morning light, a tiger emerged from long grass and stepped onto the dry dust of a dirt track. A female of larger than average size, about two feet to the shoulder and five feet from ...

News Nepal: 'White Sun' powerful tale of brothers divided by war in Nepal

News channel or source: http://host.madison.com/ct/entertainment/movies/white-sun-powerful-tale-of-brothers-divided-by-war-in/article_b6eae113-ca48-5c95-9c81-648af1db988a.html
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

A man returns to his hometown after many years away to bury his father, reigniting tensions with his estranged brother. The conflict of “White Sun” is so universal that it could have easily been an old French novel, a Western movie or an Arthur Miller ...

News Nepal: The remarkable story of Nepal’s Olympic trailblazer Jayaram Khadka

News channel or source: https://www.olympic.org/news/the-remarkable-story-of-nepal-s-olympic-trailblazer-jayaram-khadka
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

Jayaram “Jay” Khadka made history at Salt Lake City 2002 as the first athlete from Nepal to compete at an Olympic Winter Games. The pioneering skier appeared in the cross-country sprint and 10km pursuit events to cap a remarkable and moving story.