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Gopal Sharma

Nepal evacuates 175 citizens, mostly students, from Wuhan after coronavirus outbreak

17 Feb 2020

KATHMANDU Nepal on Sunday evacuated 175 of its nationals from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, an official said, after protests by parents of students studying in the city.

Nepal evacuates 175 citizens, mostly students, from Wuhan after coronavirus outbreak

16 Feb 2020

KATHMANDU Nepal on Sunday evacuated 175 of its nationals from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, an official said, after protests by parents of students studying in the city.

Nepal seeks to cut migrant deaths with safety training

11 Feb 2020

KATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a bid to reduce migrant deaths in the Middle East and Asia, millions of Nepalis who work overseas will be given mandatory safety training before departure, officials said on Tuesday.

Nepal seeks to cut migrant deaths with safety training

11 Feb 2020

KATHMANDU, Feb 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a bid to reduce migrant deaths in the Middle East and Asia, millions of Nepalis who work overseas will be given mandatory safety training before departure, officials said on Tuesday.

Nepal's next census to count LGBT+ people for the first time

07 Feb 2020

KATHMANDU/NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nepal will count LGBT+ people for the first time in its next census, a move that campaigners on Monday said could help sexual minorities gain better access to education and health schemes.

First Nepali man to be convicted over 'menstrual hut' death walks free

24 Jan 2020

KATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The first person to be convicted in Nepal over the death of a woman banished from her home during her period has walked free after paying a fine to cut his jail term short, a court official said on Friday.

Rescuers dig for trekkers missing in Nepal avalanche

21 Jan 2020

KATHMANDU Rescuers began digging through several feet snow at two mountainside locations in Nepal on Tuesday where four South Korean trekkers and three Nepali guides are thought to be trapped, officials said. | Video

Eight Indian tourists die in Nepal after lighting gas heater in hotel

21 Jan 2020

KATHMANDU Eight Indian tourists including four children died of suspected suffocation in a hotel in Nepal on Tuesday, police said, after trying to keep warm by using a gas heater during the night.

Nepal rescuers call off search for trekkers after new avalanches

21 Jan 2020

KATHMANDU Rescuers in Nepal called off efforts on Monday to find seven people, including four South Korean trekkers, after fresh avalanches hit the Annapurna region where the group went missing last week, an official said. | Video

Search for South Korean trekkers missing in Nepal could take weeks: rescuers

20 Jan 2020

KATHMANDU A search and rescue operation for the four South Korean trekkers and three Nepali guides missing after being struck by an avalanche in northwest Nepal could take weeks due to bad weather, rescuers said on Sunday. | Video

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