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News Nepal: The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2017/10/the-kung-fu-nuns-of-nepal/
Publication date: Friday 20 October 2017

In most Buddhist orders, monks lead prayers and occupy powerful positions, while nuns are assigned the menial jobs of cooking and cleaning for the monks. But in 2008, the leader of the 1,000-year-old Drukpa lineage, His Holiness The Gyalwang Drukpa, the ...

News Nepal: Board begins quality tests for Nepal tea

News channel or source: http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/board-begins-quality-tests-for-nepal-tea/article19891439.ece
Publication date: Friday 20 October 2017

Amid reports of rising imports of teas from Nepal, the Tea Board of India has unveiled an exercise to test the teas. Samples of these teas are being tested at the regulator’s Quality Control Laboratory in Siliguri in North Bengal, itself a major tea ...

News Nepal: Dealing With Rohingya Crisis In Nepal, Bangladesh And India – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/21102017-dealing-with-rohingya-crisis-in-nepal-bangladesh-and-india-analysis/
Publication date: Friday 20 October 2017

During last few years, if any minority community in the world that has caught maximum international attention, it is the Rohingyas of Myanmar. With a population of nearly 1.1 million, the Rohingyas are predominantly Muslim ethnic group living in the ...

News Nepal: Urmila: Saving Girls from Slavery in Nepal

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/witness/2017/10/urmila-saving-girls-slavery-nepal-171016104522430.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

In 2016, around 40.3 million people were victims of modern slavery 24.9 million of them were in forced labour, and 15.4 million were in forced marriage 71 percent of modern slaves are women One in four victims of modern slavery is a child Source: Alliance ...

News Nepal: Nepal Sambat New Year 1138, Mha Puja being celebrated with fervour today

News channel or source: https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/nepal-sambat-new-year-1138-mha-puja-being-celebrated-with-fervour-today/
Publication date: hursday 19 October 2017

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Sambat New Year 1138 is being celebrated across the country today amid various programmes. The people of the Newar community have been celebrating the Nepal Sambat as New Year’s Day at present. The Nepal Sambat is an indigenous ...

News Nepal: Humanitarian Action for Children 2017 - Nepal

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/nepal/humanitarian-action-children-2017-nepal
Publication date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

Total affected population: 1.7 million Total affected children (

News Nepal: Ministry: Pray for believers in Nepal

News channel or source: https://www.onenewsnow.com/persecution/2017/10/17/ministry-pray-for-believers-in-nepal
Publication date: uesday 17 October 2017

Christians are lending their support to fellow believers in Nepal who now face even more persecution thanks to an anti-conversion law recently passed by parliament. Christians in the South Asian country fear punishment could escalate because of the law ...

News Nepal: Tibetan Traders, Goods Blocked at Border Crossing With Nepal

News channel or source: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/border-10162017154626.html
Publication date: onday 16 October 2017

Tibetan businessmen traveling to Nepal from southern Tibet’s Kyirong county are being stopped at the border for lengthy document checks, while Chinese tourists and traders are allowed to pass through without scrutiny, a source working on the border says.

News Nepal: Group climbing equivalent height of Everest over a month to rebuild water supply in Nepal

News channel or source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/inspire-me/97953188/group-climbing-equivalent-height-of-everest-over-a-month-to-rebuild-water-supply-in-nepal
Publication date: onday 16 October 2017

Hasely Lobb won't be travelling to Nepal when he attempts to climb the height of the world's highest mountain next month. Instead, he'll be climbing the equivalent height of Mt Everest little by little during November by biking and walking it all around ...

News Nepal: Nepal Sambat New Year 1138 and Mha Puja today

News channel or source: http://www.myrepublica.com/news/29324/
Publication date: hursday 19 October 2017

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The Nepal Sambat New Year 1138 is being celebrated across the country today amidst various programs. The people of the Newar community have been celebrating the Nepal Sambat as New Year's Day at present. The Nepal Sambat is an indigenous ...