Nepal | February 23, 2019

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  • PERSPECTIVES

    Mountains bring us together

    KATHMANDU: Mountains are generally considered barriers that isolate and divide. Their formidable physicality presents challenges for development and the delivery of goods and services. Some mountain ranges mark international borders. However, if we zoom out we also begin to see a certain unit...

  • Kathmandu

    Gurung, one of three injured in Ncell office blast, dies

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  • Environment

    ‘Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers could melt’

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  • Lifestyle

    Paperback pioneer Betty Ballantine dead at 99

    NEW YORK: Betty Ballantine, half of a groundbreaking husband-and-wife publishing team that helped invent the modern paperback and vastly expand the market for science fiction and other genres through such blockbusters as “The Hobbit” and “Fahrenheit 451,” has died. Ballantine died Tuesday...

  • Automobile

    Narayan Wagle’s ‘Koreana Coffee Guff’ to hit bookstores tomorrow

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  • People

    Angelina Jolie visits Rohingya camps, says refugees’ plight “shames us all”

    COX'S BAZAR: UN refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie on Tuesday visited camps in Bangladesh for Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar and condemned the world's failure to prevent a crisis that saw 730,000 people driven from their homes. The Hollywood actor addressed a crowd of refugees...