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The festival of words begins - Republica

The festival of words begins - Republica | Kathmandu | Scoop.it
The festival of words begins Republica KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Writers, poets, journalists and book lovers from all walks of life were gathered in at the premises of the Nepal Academy Hall in Kamaladi for the inauguration of the third edition of Ncell...
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Asians are feeling climate change — and want to adapt - SciDev.Net

Asians are feeling climate change — and want to adapt - SciDev.Net | Kathmandu | Scoop.it
Asians are feeling climate change — and want to adapt SciDev.Net It involved intensive interviews, forum group discussions and assessments of interest groups — such as fishermen, rural women and farmers — who are considered the most vulnerable to...
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Electric Rickshaws Give Nepal a Charge: Scientific American

Electric Rickshaws Give Nepal a Charge: Scientific American | Kathmandu | Scoop.it
Emblazoned with a sign that says "Save Kathmandu," battery-powered autorickshaws are among the smallest and least-familiar models in the world's growing fleet of electric vehicles

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WomensHealth - How To Lose 13 kilograms of Stomach Fat in Just 6 Weeks With These 2 Simple Tips

WomensHealth - How To Lose 13 kilograms of Stomach Fat in Just 6 Weeks With These 2 Simple Tips | Kathmandu | Scoop.it
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Feeding the world with a mix of science and tradition

The biotech industry has long sought legitimacy by claiming that its genetically modified crop technologies are “feeding the world”.
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The media as it is and should be: In conversation with Kunda Dixit

The media as it is and should be: In conversation with Kunda Dixit | Kathmandu | Scoop.it
Kunda Dixit (@kundadixit), Publisher and Chief Editor of Nepali Times was in Sri Lanka recently, where we caught up for a brief conversation on the issues related to journalism in South Asia and mo...
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THE EDITOR World Heritage Adds More Needs More UNESCO has added 19 ... - the Diplomat

THE EDITOR World Heritage Adds More Needs More UNESCO has added 19 ... - the Diplomat | Kathmandu | Scoop.it
THE EDITOR World Heritage Adds More Needs More UNESCO has added 19 ...
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The World Heritage committee finalized its annual meeting in Phnom Penh last week, adding 19 sites to its growing list of global wonders.
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Modern Farmer Announces New Managing Editor Molly Birnbaum - Fort Mills Times

Modern Farmer Announces New Managing Editor Molly Birnbaum
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Modern Farmer Media is proud to announce the addition of Molly Birnbaum as Managing Editor of Modern Farmer magazine and Modern Farmer online starting June 27th.
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Geetanjali Thapa wins Best Actor for “ID” at Los Angeles Film Festival - DearCinema

Geetanjali Thapa wins Best Actor for “ID” at Los Angeles Film Festival - DearCinema | Kathmandu | Scoop.it
Geetanjali Thapa wins Best Actor for “ID” at Los Angeles Film Festival
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Geetanjali Thapa won the award for Best Performance in the Narrative Competition for Kamal K.M's I.D. at the Los Angeles Film Festival that concluded recently.
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Which technologies do Oxford University students use? | University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures

Which technologies do Oxford University students use? | University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures | Kathmandu | Scoop.it
Melissa Highton, University of Oxford, presents the findings of the DIGE Project which investigated the use of technology by students from Oxford.

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The festival of words begins - Republica

The festival of words begins - Republica | Kathmandu | Scoop.it
The festival of words begins Republica KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Writers, poets, journalists and book lovers from all walks of life were gathered in at the premises of the Nepal Academy Hall in Kamaladi for the inauguration of the third edition of Ncell...
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SAARC comes out with poverty profile - Economic Times

SAARC comes out with poverty profile - Economic Times | Kathmandu | Scoop.it
Economic Times SAARC comes out with poverty profile Economic Times Inaugurating the two-day SAARC Symposium on the Best Practices in Poverty Alleviation here, Nepal's interim Prime Minister Khil Raj Regmi said "with consistent focus on poverty...
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CCTV cameras to monitor traffic at major intersections in city - Himalayan Times

CCTV cameras to monitor traffic at major intersections in city Himalayan Times Surveillance cameras have been installed at Singha Durbar, Thapathali, Durbar Marg, Tripureshwor, Keshar Mahal, Maitighar, Kalimati, Maharajgunj, Kalanki, Nagdhunga,...
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Look at the career ambitions of Harvard students shifting before your eyes

Look at the career ambitions of Harvard students shifting before your eyes | Kathmandu | Scoop.it





“Introduction to Economics” has long been one of the most popular courses among Harvard undergraduates. Now it has more competition.
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Food prices double in last eight years - Himalayan Times

Food prices double in last eight years Himalayan Times KATHMANDU: The price of almost all highly consumed food items has doubled in Kathmandu Valley — Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur districts — in the last eight years despite the governments...
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Hard Labor in Nepal's Brick Factories - NYTimes.com

Hard Labor in Nepal's Brick Factories - NYTimes.com | Kathmandu | Scoop.it
The air quality in the Katmandu Valley is among the worst in the world, due in part to the smoke pouring from hundreds of brick factories. I had been living in Nepal for some time, and like most Katmandu residents, each winter ...
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A “big leap” towards aid transparency in Nepal | UNDP

A “big leap” towards aid transparency in Nepal | UNDP | Kathmandu | Scoop.it
Nepal’s Ministry of Finance launched, on Friday, a public portal on disbursement of foreign aid, hailed by officials and development partners alike as a “big leap” towards aid transparency.
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Imagining a major quake in Kathmandu

Imagining a major quake in Kathmandu | Kathmandu | Scoop.it
It is the nightmare scenario aid workers and government officials have long feared: a massive earthquake striking Nepal’s densely populated Kathmandu Valley, with tens of thousands feared dead.
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The world’s largest and most controversial seed company posts weak earnings

The world’s largest and most controversial seed company posts weak earnings | Kathmandu | Scoop.it





Monsanto’s third-quarter numbers:  Not so hot. Sales were up 0.7%. Profits were down about 3% to $909 million. But the St.
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