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  1. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Myanmar's Suu Kyi seeks global support for charter change

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:15am by AFP

    ... was ambassador to India and Nepal. She then moved to Kathmandu in 1973 with her husband, British scholar Michael Aris, and their baby boy Alexander, and taught English at a Buddhist school for several ...

  2. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Former living goddesses in Nepal find it difficult to return to normal life

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:48pm by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... Bibek Bhandari in Kathmandu Former Kumari says she faced problems in returning to normal life Trials of a former living goddess Chanira Bajracharya was once a living goddess. As a Kumari, she lived in a temple, was carried on a chariot during festivals and worshipped by thousands of Hindus and Buddhists. But today, Bajracharya, 19, is among the ranks of ex-goddesses reduced ...

  3. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Chinese tourist, local pilot killed in Nepal plane crash

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 03:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu A small plane crashed into a hill in a tourist city in western Nepal on Thursday, killing the pilot and the only passenger, a Chinese tourist, a police official said. The ultra-light aircraft was flying over a lake in Pokhara when it slammed into the hill near a Buddhist monastery, Surendra Bahadur Shah, a local police chief said. “Villagers told ...

  4. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Nepali museum to honour stolen art of nation

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... creative era. It is the elaborate artwork, coupled with the history associated with the sculptures, that makes the Hindu and Buddhist objects so precious, Puri said. After Nepal opened its doors ...

  5. News - Asia - NEPAL

    21 injured in Nepal plane crash

    Posted May 16th 2013, 03:36pm by AFP

    ... an airport town near Muktinath, a sacred Buddhist pilgrimage site at the foot of the Thorong La Himalayan mountain pass while the rest on board were Nepalese, police said. Nepal has a poor road ...

  6. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Nepalese protests mirror Indian anger over rape

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 05:28pm by AFP

    ... with the gang rape by five men of a 21-year-old Buddhist nun on a bus 18 months ago receiving relatively little coverage. The latest data compiled by the UN’s Office on Drugs and Crime show 69 ...

  7. News - China - NEPAL

    Tibetan monk in Kathmandu becomes 100th to set himself alight

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... since 2009. Police spokesman Keshav Adhikari said the exile burned himself at a restaurant near Kathmandu's Boudhanath Stupa, one of the world's holiest Buddhist shrines, terrifying ...

  8. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Riders fight for honour in Nepal in the world's highest horse race

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a week-long armistice to take their disputes to the sporting field. The festival, one of the most important events for Buddhist pilgrims, is over five days straddling August and September. ...

  9. News - Asia - NEPAL

    First gay sports festival shows changing Nepal attitudes

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 02:52pm by Reuters in Kathmandu

    ... at a football match, wearing a Nepali cloth cap and cream-coloured Buddhist prayer scarf. “Initially I was a little worried whether we will be able to hold such a big event in a major public venue,” ...

  10. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Brothers sharing a wife aids survival in Nepalese villages

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a few years later after finishing studies in Buddhist philosophy. "If it ever happens that we are all in the house at the same time, then my elder brother sleeps with my wife," said ...



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