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Kathmandu's sweet but deadly kung fu nuns - Politics Balla

Kathmandu's sweet but deadly kung fu nuns - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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Kathmandu, Dec 9 (IANS) Their smiling faces and calm demeanour mask a roaring sea of immense energy and strength. These inmates of the Druk Amitabha nunnery in Kathmandu are also deadly kung fu fighters, being trained in the martial art as part of a strict regime, which also includes yoga and meditation, to promote gender equality.

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Nepal activists protest in front of Indian embassy - Politics Balla

Nepal activists protest in front of Indian embassy - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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Kathmandu, Aug 15 (IANS) Activists of a Nepali group Thursday protested in front of the Indian embassy in Kathmandu, demanding that New Delhi return the over 57,000 sq km that Nepal lost to the then British India under the 1816 Sugauli Treaty.

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400 Nepalis stranded in Uttarakhand - Politics Balla

400 Nepalis stranded in Uttarakhand - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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At least 400 Nepalis, on pilgrimage to the Badrinath and Kedarnath shrines, are stranded in the Indian state of Uttarakhand due to torrential rains and landslides, Nepal's leading English daily the Kathmandu Post reported Thursday.

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'India responsible for bird flu outbreak in Nepal' - Politics Balla

'India responsible for bird flu outbreak in Nepal' - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) A senior leader of Nepal's CPN-UML Thursday accused India of causing the outbreak of bird flu in Nepal's capital and surrounding districts, where officials were forced to declare an emergency zone and stop to import of poultry products from the area.
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