Archive for November, 2017
 
 
 
People
 

Nepal blockade: Large Kathmandu protest by schoolchildren

Tens of 1000’s of schoolchildren in Nepal have shaped a human chain alongside the total size of the ring street across the capital, Kathmandu. They are protesting in opposition to a blockade by the Madhesi ethnic minority...
 
Politics
 

Ganesh Thapa: Ten-year Fifa ban for Nepal FA president

Nepal Football Association president and ex-Asian soccer vice-president Thapa, 55, was found accountable of “various acts of misconduct over several years”. He may also be beneath investigation by Nepalese authoriti...
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Mountaineering
 

From teenage guerrilla to prime athlete

Behind a metal gate on a dusty aspect road in Kathmandu, there is a reasonably good bar. It’s run by the Belgian consulate and provides an outstanding choice of uncommon Trappist beers. It’s an odd place to satisfy ...
 
Conflict
 

How ‘catastrophe mapping’ helps assist efforts in Nepal

Thousands of individuals in distant elements of Nepal are nonetheless in want of medical assist and primary provides. But with roads broken and buildings collapsed, understanding what assist is required and the place, is a prob...