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Flooding maroons people in India, eases in Nepal

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Flooding maroons people in India, eases in Nepal

- LUCKNOW, India - Monsoon flooding is easing in Nepal, but the water flowing downriver has worsened floods in northern India and marooned thousands of villagers across the border, officials said Thursday. The existing flood situation was aggravated in Uttar Pradesh state after three rivers became swelled with the waters from Nepal, said disaster relief official Mohammad Zameer Ahmad. At least six deaths have occurred since Wednesday
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Inondations en Inde, Népal et Bangladesh: au moins 221 morts

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Inondations en Inde, Népal et Bangladesh: au moins 221 morts

- Au moins 221 personnes ont péri dans les inondations et glissements de terrain de ces derniers jours au Népal, en Inde et au Bangladesh, ont indiqué mardi les autorités de ces pays.Au Népal, pays le plus touché, les pluies torrentielles de la mousson annuelle ont détruit des milliers d'habitations, tué du bétail et provoqué d'importants déplacements de populations."Selon les dernières informations que nous avons reçues, 111 personnes ont été tuées, 35 sont toujours portées disparues", a déclaré mardi devant le Parlement népalais le ministre de l'Intérieur Janardan Sharma
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At least 221 dead in India, Bangladesh, Nepal floods

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At least 221 dead in India, Bangladesh, Nepal floods

- SAPTARI, NEPAL (AFP) - At least 221 people have died and more than 1.5 million been displaced by monsoon flooding across India, Nepal and Bangladesh, officials said Tuesday (Aug 15), as rescuers scoured submerged villages for the missing. In Nepal, severe flooding has left tens of thousands of homes totally underwater in the populous southern lowlands, with nearly 20 per cent of the population affected
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Nepal floods: Death toll goes up to 115, over 60 lakh affected

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Nepal floods: Death toll goes up to 115, over 60 lakh affected

- The death toll from widespread flooding and landslides in Nepal today climbed to 115 with nearly 40 people still unaccounted for and over six million affected by incessant rainfall across the Himalayan country. Most of the displaced, living in temporary shelters for the past three days, were yet to receive relief supplies in the flood-hit interior areas, the Kathmandu Post reported
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Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia - The Mainichi

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Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia - The Mainichi

- KUNAULI, Nepal (AP) -- Heavy monsoon rains have unleashed landslides and floods that killed at least 173 people in recent days and displaced millions more across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh. Officials said Monday that they were still trying to determine the scale of the disaster, as weather forecasters predicted more rain for some areas and casualties were reported in multiple locations across the Himalayan foothills of South Asia
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Inondations en Inde, au Népal et au Bangladesh : au moins 175 morts

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Inondations en Inde, au Népal et au Bangladesh : au moins 175 morts

- Au moins 175 personnes ont été tuées et des milliers ont fui leurs foyers ces trois derniers jours, en raison des inondations et glissements de terrain dus à la mousson en Inde, au Népal et au Bangladesh, ont annoncé lundi les autorités. Trois jours de pluies diluviennes incessantes ont provoqué des inondations soudaines et des glissements de terrain dans lesquels au moins 80 personnes ont perdu la vie au Népal, 73 dans le nord et l’est de l’Inde et 22 au Bangladesh
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Floods kill 175 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

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Floods kill 175 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

- JANAKPUR, Nepal: At least 175 people have died and thousands have fled their homes as monsoon floods swept across Nepal, India and Bangladesh, officials said on Monday (Aug 14), warning the toll could rise as the extent of the damage becomes clear. Three days of relentless downpours sparked flash floods and landslides that have killed at least 80 people in Nepal, 73 across northern and eastern India and 22 in Bangladesh
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Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia

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Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia

- KUNAULI, Nepal — Heavy monsoon rains have unleashed landslides and floods that killed at least 173 people in recent days and displaced millions more across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh. Officials said Monday that they were still trying to determine the scale of the disaster, as weather forecasters predicted more rain for some areas and casualties were reported in multiple locations across the Himalayan foothills of South Asia
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Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia

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Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia

- Kunauli, Nepal — Heavy monsoon rains have unleashed landslides and floods that killed at least 173 people in recent days and displaced millions more across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh. Officials said Monday that they were still trying to determine the scale of the disaster, as weather forecasters predicted more rain for some areas and casualties were reported in multiple locations across the Himalayan foothills of South Asia
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Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia

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Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia

- KUNAULI, Nepal — Heavy monsoon rains have unleashed landslides and floods that killed at least 173 people in recent days and displaced millions more across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh. Officials said Monday that they were still trying to determine the scale of the disaster, as weather forecasters predicted more rain for some areas and casualties were reported in multiple locations across the Himalayan foothills of South Asia
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Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia

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Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia

- KUNAULI, Nepal (AP) — Heavy monsoon rains have unleashed landslides and floods that killed at least 173 people in recent days and displaced millions more across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh. Officials said Monday that they were still trying to determine the scale of the disaster, as weather forecasters predicted more rain for some areas and casualties were reported in multiple locations across the Himalayan foothills of South Asia
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Monsoon flooding kills at least 160 across South Asia

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Monsoon flooding kills at least 160 across South Asia

- Elephants help rescue victims in Nepal, Bangladesh braces for more rain Landslides and floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 160 people in recent days and displaced millions more across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh. Officials said Monday they were still trying to determine the scale of the disaster, as weather forecasters predicted more rain and casualties were reported in multiple locations across the Himalayan foothills of South Asia
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Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia

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Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia

- KUNAULI, Nepal -- Heavy monsoon rains have unleashed landslides and floods that killed at least 173 people in recent days and displaced millions more across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh. Officials said Monday that they were still trying to determine the scale of the disaster, as weather forecasters predicted more rain for some areas and casualties were reported in multiple locations across the Himalayan foothills of South Asia
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Floods, landslides triggered by heavy rain kill 47 in Nepal

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Floods, landslides triggered by heavy rain kill 47 in Nepal

- Landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rain have killed at least 47 people in southern Nepal and left thousands homeless, police said Sunday. The death toll was expected to go up, with around two dozen other people missing and feared dead after three days of heavy downpours in at least nine southern districts of the Himalayan country, said police spokesman Pushkar Karki
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Floods, landslides triggered by heavy rain kill 47 in Nepal

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Floods, landslides triggered by heavy rain kill 47 in Nepal

- Landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rain have killed at least 47 people in southern Nepal and left thousands homeless, police said Sunday. The death toll was expected to go up, with around two dozen other people missing and feared dead after three days of heavy downpours in at least nine southern districts of the Himalayan country, said police spokesman Pushkar Karki
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Thousands uprooted as floods kill 143 in India, Nepal

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Thousands uprooted as floods kill 143 in India, Nepal

- KATHMANDU: At least 143 people have died and thousands have fled their homes as monsoon floods swept across Nepal and India, officials said on Monday (Aug 14), warning the toll could rise as the extent of the damage becomes clear. Three days of relentless downpours sparked flash floods and landslides that have killed at least 70 in Nepal and 73 across northern and eastern India
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At least 94 dead in monsoon disasters in Nepal and India

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At least 94 dead in monsoon disasters in Nepal and India

- KATHMANDU: Monsoon floods and landslides have killed at least 94 people across Nepal and India but officials fear that figure could rise sharply as rescuers search for dozens believed lost under mud and in submerged villages. Authorities Sunday upgraded the death toll from flash flooding across landlocked Nepal to 49 as the water kept rising, forcing thousands to flee for higher ground
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Floods, landslides triggered by heavy rain kill 47 in Nepal

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Floods, landslides triggered by heavy rain kill 47 in Nepal

- KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rain have killed at least 47 people in southern Nepal and left thousands homeless, police said Sunday. The death toll was expected to go up, with around two dozen other people missing and feared dead after three days of heavy downpours in at least nine southern districts of the Himalayan country, said police spokesman Pushkar Karki
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  • Flooding maroons people in India, eases in Nepal
    Flooding maroons people in India, eases in Nepal

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    LUCKNOW, India - Monsoon flooding is easing in Nepal, but the water flowing downriver has worsened floods in northern India and marooned thousands of villagers across the border, officials said Thursday. The existing flood situation was aggravated in Uttar Pradesh state after three rivers became swelled with the waters from Nepal, said disaster relief official Mohammad Zameer Ahmad. At least six deaths have occurred since Wednesday
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  • Nepal and Liberia establish diplomatic relations
    Nepal and Liberia establish diplomatic relations

    , theliberiantimes.com

    KATHMANDU: Nepal and Liberia have established formal bilateral diplomatic relations. With this, Nepal has now expanded its bilateral relations to 150 countries across the globe. Ambassador Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations and Ambassador Lewis G Brown, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Liberia to the UN, signed a Joint Communiqué to the effect in New York, USA
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  • KENYANS OPTIMISTIC: National cricket team keen to beat Nepal
    KENYANS OPTIMISTIC: National cricket team keen to beat Nepal

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Batsman Hong Kong's Shah Kinchit (right) walks out of the pitch after he was bowled out by Nicholas Ndandason during the 4th Round of International Cricket Council World Cricket League Championship at Nairobi Gymkana on Sunday, Nov 20, 2016. [PHOTO: JONAH ONYANGO/STANDARD] The men’s national cricket team remains hopeful of reviving their hopes of making it to the 2019 World Cup qualifiers set for March 2018 in Bangladesh. They play
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Business

  • Service tax waived for cargo bound for Nepal
    Service tax waived for cargo bound for Nepal

    , thehindu.com

    The decision to scrap 4.5% service tax on ocean freight for consignments transshipped from Visakhapatnam and Kolkata ports as the third country imports to Nepal will benefit the trading community of the Himalayan country. Alternative Exim port. The service tax imposed in June last year was withdrawn vide the Ministry of Finance TRU Circular No.204/2/2017 dated February 16 with immediate effect on goods intended for transshipment to any country outside
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Health

  • Singaporean woman dies of altitude sickness in Nepal: Report
    Singaporean woman dies of altitude sickness in Nepal: Report

    , straitstimes.com

    NEPAL (THE KATHMANDU POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A Singaporean woman died of altitude sickness at Lobuche in Khumjung area of Solukhumbu on Friday (May 26). The deceased has been identified as 46-year-old Amy Wong Kum Ling. She had arrived at Lobuche, a small village near the Mount Everest, on Thursday to take part in the Everest Marathon to be held on May 29
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Religion & Spirituality

  • Nepal: 1 killed, 17 hurt as jeep with pilgrims crashes
    Nepal: 1 killed, 17 hurt as jeep with pilgrims crashes

    , indianexpress.com

    A man was killed and 17 others injured on Friday when a jeep carrying pilgrims crashed in Nepal’s southern Nawalparasi district. The incident occurred when the driver of the jeep, heading towards a religious fair in Triveni Dham from Kapilvastu district, lost control over the wheels near Ramkhanda bridge in Ramgram municipality and rammed in the bridge, police said. The driver of the vehicle was killed and 17 pilgrims injured.
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Television review: Endearing Christy just the ticket for busman's holiday to Nepal
    Television review: Endearing Christy just the ticket for busman's holiday to Nepal

    , independent.ie

    Last year, RTÉ plucked street-sweeper Mark Crosbie from the mean streets of Dublin's Temple Bar and transplanted him to the decidedly meaner streets of Manila for the first instalment of Toughest Place to Be (RTÉ). The documentary series has returned, and its second offering - which aired on Monday night - saw Dublin Bus driver Christy Carey travel 7,000km to Kathmandu for a busman's holiday of the life-changing variety.
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Education

  • Stanford Doctors Help Ease Emergency Shortage in Nepal
    Stanford Doctors Help Ease Emergency Shortage in Nepal

    , voanews.com

    In a medical emergency, an ambulance with a qualified medical team on board can be a lifesaver. But in Nepal, this service is rare if not nonexistent. To help provide the best possible medical emergency services, a team of doctors from Stanford University in California spent 12 weeks training four dozen medical technicians in Kathmandu. VOA's Faiza Elmasry has more. Faith Lapidus narrates
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Travel & Recreation

  • Himalayan Yeti intrigues with Indian and Nepalese cuisine
    Himalayan Yeti intrigues with Indian and Nepalese cuisine

    , stltoday.com

    Here is a piece of advice restaurant critics, unlike their peers in most other fields, rarely see as self-evident: At Himalayan Yeti, begin at the beginning. Specifically, when you dine at this 4-month-old Indian and Nepalese restaurant on South Kingshighway, just north of Chippewa Street, start with the very first item on the menu, the Himalayan chicken momo ($7.95). If you’ve encountered only one example of Nepalese cuisine (or Tibetan or, more broadly, Himalayan), it’s probably the momo: a steamed or fried dumpling stuffed with ground meat
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Law & Crime

  • Accused In Shimla Rape Case Killed In Custody
    Accused In Shimla Rape Case Killed In Custody

    , ndtv.com

    Shimla: A Nepalese labourer accused in the Kotkhai minor girl rape and murder case was killed allegedly by another accused in the Kotkhai Police Station late last night. Following the killing, the entire staff of the Kotkhai Police Station has been shifted and a judicial enquiry into the custodial death has been recommended. Additional police force has been rushed to Kotkhai to tackle the law and order situation as it is feared that the incident would add fuel to the public rage over the rape incident
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Life & Style

  • Teenager found alive with dead girlfriend 47 days after they vanished in remote region of Nepal’s Himalayas
    Teenager found alive with dead girlfriend 47 days after they vanished in remote region of Nepal’s Himalayas

    , thesun.co.uk

    A TAIWANESE trekker is recovering in hospital after rescuers found him and his dead girlfriend on a remote mountainside in the Himalayas where they were stranded for 47 days. Liu Chen-chun, 18, died just three days before the rescue team located the couple in northwest Nepal. But her boyfriend Liang Sheng-yueh managed to survive despite losing nearly five stone during the ordeal
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