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  • Nepal Picks 'Jhola' for Foreign Language Oscar Race

    HONG KONG - Nepal has proposed "Jhola" directed by Yadav Kumar Battarai as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards category. The film is rooted in the no longer adhered to Hindu tradition in which a woman would have to kill herself...
  • Death toll in Nepal monsoon floods, landslides reaches 119

    KATHMANDU At least 119 people have died in the latest landslides and flooding caused by monsoon rains, the Nepalese government said Thursday. In the south-western plains of Nepal at least 133 people were reported missing and scores were injured, the Home...
  • Climate change to cut South Asia's growth 9 percent by 2100: ADB

    KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Climate change will cut South Asia's growth almost 9 percent by the end of the century unless world governments try harder to counter global warming, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Tuesday. The region is home to a fifth of...
  • Inundaciones provocadas por monzón golpean norte de India y anegan 1.500 aldeas

    LUCKNOW/NUEVA DELHI (Reuters) - Las inundaciones provocadas por fuertes lluvias en los Himalayas han anegado casi 1.500 aldeas en el norte de India, dejando al menos 28 muertos y a miles de personas sin hogar, dijeron funcionarios el domingo. Miles de...
  • Floods submerge cane fields in North India

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Heavy monsoon rains in India have caused flooding in the country's main sugar producing state Uttar Pradesh, but the full extent of any damage to the crop will not be known until floodwaters recede. There were apprehensions that a...
  • At least 53 killed in Nepal floods and mudslides

    KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Flash floods and mudslides following heavy rains have killed at least 53 people in Nepal over the past three days and cut off remote communities in the mountains, the government said on Saturday. The landslides and flooding were...
  • Más de 500 excursionistas extranjeros son rescatados en Nepal tras mortal deslave

    KATMANDÚ (Reuters) - Más de 500 turistas extranjeros y sus guías fueron rescatados en Nepal, luego de que un mortal deslave bloqueara una importante carretera y los dejara varados en una ciudad fronteriza durante el fin de semana, dijeron el lunes...
  • Go Away With ... Chris Fowler

    Go Away With ... Chris Fowler
    For ESPN sportscaster Chris Fowler and his wife, Jennifer Dempster, travel is a way of life. "We never get sick of it," says Fowler, 51. "Travel really is our vice, moreso than any possessions. We will spend money to enjoy a nice trip and see a place we...
  • 'Youth,' 'Valley' and 'Higher' in Savage Cinema line-up

    LLIVIA, Spain - Movies by key action sports production houses - such as "Days of My Youth," "Valley Uprising" and "Higher" - will feature in the San Sebastian Festival's 2nd Savage Cinema. A novel partnership between an "A" grade film festival and Red...
  • 'Manakamana' an absorbing, voyeuristic portrait of humanity

     'Manakamana' an absorbing, voyeuristic portrait of humanity
    Cultural opponents of fast food started a successful slow food movement several years back, and if there is ever a parallel slow documentary trend, the fascinating "Manakamana" could be classified as Exhibit A. Observational with a vengeance, more an...
  • Nepal: See Mt Everest from a helicopter, and do a little trekking too

    Nepal: See Mt Everest from a helicopter, and do a little trekking too
    Get a close-up view of Mt. Everest and other Himalayan peaks on a tour of Nepal that includes travel in a private helicopter. Participants take hops from capital city Kathmandu to see elephants in Chitwan National Park and mountain villages around Pokhara...
  • Thailand's Apichatpong Weerasethakul Backed by Berlin's World Cinema Fund

    HONG KONG - "Cemetery of Kings," the latest project by Thailand's former Palme d'Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul ("Uncle Boonmee Who Can't Recall His Past Lives") will receive production funding from the Berlin Festival's World Cinema Fund....