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The Latest War on Christmas Dust-Up (Opinion)

I believe there is a war on Christmas. I just believe it's more subtle than many of us expect."Sometimes we're conditioned to look for offense where there isn't any attempt" A writer at the Resurgent is today warning us not to cry wolf. Starbucks new "holiday" cups are out and some warn the cups cel

NEWSRADIO1310.COM - 2017-11-17 18:38:00

UNICEF Nepal Humanitarian Situation Report 7, 15 November 2017

Download PDF (1.11 MB) Heavy rains in mid-August 2017 caused significant flooding in the Terai region (southern plain areas of Nepal) and several landslides in the Hill areas. 161 people (25 of them children) lost their lives and 46 were injured. A total of 29 people are still missing. The floods di

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-17 19:28:00

IHG Celebrates Record Week Of Fundraising Activities For IHG Foundation

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's leading hotel companies, has today announced a record-breaking week of fundraising for the IHG Foundation. During September's IHG Foundation Week, more than 100,000 IHG colleagues came together to raise over $350,000 for the IHG Foundation, by

TRAVELANDTOURWORLD.COM - 2017-11-17 08:24:36

Stitch Buffalo unites refugee community throughout empowering workshops

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Moving to a new country can be stressful - new languages, people, cultures, surroundings and ways. But change can be made easier with support systems - like Stitch Buffalo. What started with one refugee woman back in 2014, has since grown into a diverse community of oer 55 wom

WKBW-TV - 2017-11-17 11:11:33

Image of Asia: Scattering grains in memory of the departed

In this photo by Associated Press photographer Niranjan Shrestha, a Nepalese woman scatters seven types of grains during the Bala Chaturdashi festival in the courtyard of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. Bala Chaturdashi, a Hindu festival, is celebrated in memory of departed family members

TOWNHALL - 2017-11-17 10:36:00

UPDATE 1-India's NHPC could bid for Nepal's $2.5 bln power project pulled from China

NEW DELHI, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Indian power company NHPC Ltd NHPC.NS could bid for a $2.5 billion hyrdropower project in Nepal, its chairman told Reuters, after Kathmandu cancelled a deal with China Gezhouba Group Corp 600068.SS . and India jostle for influence over infrastructure projects in Nep

INVESTING.COM - 2017-11-17 15:30:49

India's NHPC keen on $2.5 bln Nepal power project after Chinese deal scrapped

NEW DELHI, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Indian state power company NHPC Ltd NHPC.NS is interested in bidding for a $2.5 billion power project in Nepal, its chairman told Reuters, after Kathmandu cancelled a deal with China Gezhouba Group Corp 600068.SS . have to send our team there and work out all the de

INVESTING.COM - 2017-11-17 12:38:09

Omaha Diversity Visa recipient becomes naturalized U.S. citizen

Analysis: GOP tax plan deeply unpopular - and unimportant to many Americans With their hands on their hearts and loved ones by their side, 33 people from 15 countries participated in Wednesday's naturalization ceremony at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Omaha Field Off

MSN.COM - 2017-11-16 00:35:12

UNDP and Himalayan Consensus to establish an early warning facility to help Nepal respond to disaster and prevent crisis

Kathmandu, Nepal: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nepal and Himalayan Consensus Institute (HCI) have entered a partnership to collaborate in the areas of crisis prevention and conflict mitigation. In an event organized at the Patan Museum on 14 November, UNDP Nepal Country Director Renau

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-16 06:34:00

Nepal's Musicians Retune to Tradition

Nepal's musical heritage is enjoying a revival as young musicians fuse the sounds of traditional instruments once at risk of disappearing with lyrics that examine the modern challenges facing the country. The Himalayan country has a rich folk tradition, but its unusual traditional instruments - whic

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2017-11-16 21:59:17

Celebrating 100 Years since the Balfour Declaration and WWI

On the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration and the British conquest of the Land of Israel during the First World War, a ceremony to mark both these historic events was held in Azrikam Forest in the northern Negev.   The ceremony was held on November 10th, the very date on which fighting bro

JERUSALEM POST - 2017-11-16 12:40:00

Carved partners with Destiny Rescue

ELKHART - Off a quiet street near downtown Elkhart housed within a brick building there's a lot of wood. The wood belongs to Carved, a business that hand makes wooden cell phone cases, wallets and other items. But making phone cases isn't the only thing that Carved is doing this time of year. "We ar


Fashion Designer Prabal Gurung Signs With WME-IMG

"Designing I love, it gives me life and sanity but I also know it's a platform for me to have a bigger conversation about representation and visibility," says Gurung. Prabal Gurung is ready to take Hollywood. IMG and WME announced today that the Nepalese American fashion designer has signed with t


Asian Cup results a worrying sign for SE Asia

After an evening on which a disappointing Vietnam side became just the third Southeast Asian nation to qualify for the 2019 Asian Cup there's no hiding the fact that the region has once again been badly let down by a collection of underperforming national teams, some of which are stuck in a seemingl


Back to Square One

Swapping 'boffin social outcast' for 'rebellious lady's man' felt great, but my future lay elsewhere. On finishing school, I went to London, Nepal and then to Tibet. If I'd stayed in the East just one day longer, I wouldn't have come back. No matter what happened in my life: university, multiple re


Get WILD: Local nonprofit unites visionaries to propel global conservation leaders into the future

Crista Valentino surveys the horizon on a crisp autumn morning, lifting the nearly-frozen lever on her free-range chickens' cage. She scans the sky and mentally reviews her daily list of calls with international protegees - Valentino's term for the folks she mentors - in her conservation initiative


Is democracy in a worldwide decline? We measured it. Here's what we found.

Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events (Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP) What is the state of democracy around the world? Many observers have been sounding alarms about a global wave of populism that has surge


MCAD art sale leads the Twin Cities' 5 must-do art events this week

ART SALE MCAD's 20th Anniversary Art Sale Opening reception: Thurs., Nov 16, 6-9 p.m. ($150 admission) Art sale: Fri., Nov 17, 6-9 p.m. ($20 advance, $25 at the door) Art sale: Sat., Nov 18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (free) MCAD Galleries (2501 Stevens Ave, Mpls) https://mcad.edu/about-mcad/events/art-sale If y


Collaborative trunk sale in Bozeman on Nov. 18 to support OGCT

AlpenGlo Market's sale on behalf of the earthquake victims in Nepal and the Orphan Girl Children's Theatre will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Ecce Fine Art Gallery in The Emerson Center, 111 S. Grand Ave., Bozeman. The trunk sale features handmade items from women artisans


The last places on Earth with no internet

Britain is addicted to the internet. Just take a look at the occupants of any bus stop or train station platform. Heads down, phones out. When the conversations stop in our pubs and restaurants, the first question asked by many of us isn't "Whose round is it?", it's "What's the Wi-Fi password?" Nine