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Top Nepal Articles

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  • Victims Families Want Justice: "We Haven't Forgotten"

    Victims Families Want Justice: "We Haven't Forgotten"
    There are some new developments in a fatal crash that took place on July, 9 2010. A man charged with three counts of intoxication manslaughter for killing three teenagers reportedly fled the country to Nepal. On Friday, Jan. 21, family members gathered at...
  • Gender Bender

    Gender Bender
    After 40 years of waiting Juani Santos, a 61-year-old welder from Cuba, has made the switch from seniora to senior! He is one of the first Cubans to undergo sex reassignment surgery, a revolutionary new program funded by the socialist island back in...
  • Toms Shoes

    Toms Shoes-best-known for the utilitarian fabric footwear sold under its one-for-one charity model--announced the company's new product category, sunglasses. Priced from $135 to $145 a pair, the glasses won't be distributed in the same way that Toms...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    Embroidered Ground Revisiting the Garden Page Dickey Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 250 pp., $25 Bookish gardeners know well (even in sunny Southern California) the delights of the winter doldrums. In rain and snow they diligently read their way through...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Refugees In Dauphin County Celebrate World Refugee Day

    Refugees In Dauphin County Celebrate World Refugee Day
    The Catholic Charities Immigration and Refugees Services in Dauphin County is celebrating World Refugee Day Saturday. After helping to resettle over 600 refugees since 2006, the agency is gathering refugees from Bhutan, Nepal, Iran, Cuba, Vietnam and...
  • The Journey of Angus MacLise, from Bridgeport to Nepal

    The Journey of Angus MacLise, from Bridgeport to Nepal
    Dreamweapon: The Art and Life of Angus MacLise (1938-1979) boo-horray.com If, as Brian Eno once suggested, everyone who bought a Velvet Underground album started a rock band, it stands to reason that the musicians who shaped that revolutionary sound...
  • Woman Accused of Witchcraft, Burned Alive

    Woman Accused of Witchcraft, Burned Alive
    KATHMANDU, Nepal (CNN) -- A 40-year-old mother of two was burned alive in central Nepal after she was accused of being a witch, police said Saturday. Dhegani Mahato was attacked and set on fire by family members and others after a shaman allegedly...
  • Remarkable Woman: Grainne McKeown

    Remarkable Woman: Grainne McKeown
    Fresh off a year practicing medicine in Nepal, Grainne McKeown found her old habits weren't sitting well with her new worldview. "Coming from a place where you might spend 50 cents for a meal — and a lot of people don't even have 50 cents —...
  • Six, including two children, survive Plane crash in Nepal

    Six, including two children, survive Plane crash in Nepal
    A small plane crashed after it was unable to land in a mountainous area of Nepal on Monday, killing 15 of the 21 people on board, aviation officials said. The plane was about a mile from the airport at Jomsom, a popular tourist town in central Nepal,...
  • Briefly In Education

    Briefly In Education
    LBHS student wins Soroptimist award Laguna Beach High School student Alia Manetta has been awarded with the Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award, which includes a $1,000 scholarship. The award honors young women for their volunteer service. Alia is an...
  • Japanese Woman Breaks Own Record as Oldest to Scale Everest

    Japanese Woman Breaks Own Record as Oldest to Scale Everest
    THE HIMALAYAS, NEPAL - At 73, Tamae Watanabe is the oldest woman to scale the summit of Mount Everest... again. The last time she set the record, she was 63. She reached the top of the world's highest peak with four other team members morning after an...