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Are Corporations the Charities of Tomorrow?

John Wood is famous for leaving Microsoft to save the world (as he puts it in the title of his first book). A former rising star for the tech powerhouse, Wood quit his job after a life-changing trip to Nepal and has since dedicated his life to the nonprofit he founded, Room to Read. Nearly 20 years

OZY - 2018-03-18 04:14:34

Australian paraplegic aims to be first to reach Everest under own power

Kathmandu (AFP) - A wheelchair-bound Australian is aiming to become the first paraplegic to reach Everest base camp unaided, a breathless trek he reckons he will make mostly on his hands. Scott Doolan, 28, sets out Friday for Mount Everest's base camp, which lies 5,364 metres (17,598 feet) above sea

BREITBART - 2018-03-17 07:00:00

Bear Was Saved From 20 Years Of 'Dancing' - Then Secretly Sent To The Worst Zoo

He spent two decades with a chain strung through his nose and deserves so much better. He spent two decades with a chain strung through his nose and deserves so much better. When Rangila was rescued in January after spending two decades dancing for tourists, everyone thought his hard life would

THE DODO - 2018-03-16 21:35:36

Nepal earns ODI status

Provided by AS in English Nepal achieved One Day International (ODI) status for the first time ever after defeating Papua New Guinea in a Cricket World Cup Qualifier play-off on Thursday. Nepal's victory, coupled with a Dutch triumph over Hong Kong, secured the Himalayan nation a spot in the ICC's

MSN.COM - 2018-03-16 19:35:21

16 Reasons Why The Royals Aren't As Selfish As We Thought

The Royal Family is quite possibly the most divisive set of people in the world, with people having a wide range of opinions on every one of them, as well as their work as an institution. However, regardless of how you feel about them, it's undeniable that they do a lot for charity, using their infl

THERICHEST.COM - 2018-03-16 19:03:21

The painfully small margins in Associate cricket

Three good balls. Three good balls have produced an unprecedented butterfly effect on Associate cricket. Three good balls were the difference between a side going back to Division Three with limited opportunity for growth and gaining ODI status for the first time and in so doing expand their horizon

ESPN - 2018-03-16 18:35:00

Sanders Joins Progressive Activists for International Call to Build Globally Coordinated People's Movement for Peace

Activists from the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Switzerland, Sweden, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Israel, South Africa, Canada, Korea, New Zealand, Nepal and the Netherlands Come Together to Discuss Diplomatic Solutions to Global Crises WASHINGTON - On Sunday, March 18, to mark the 1

COMMON DREAMS - 2018-03-16 16:19:55

Small mammal thought to be extinct rediscovered in Nepal's national park

Now, there is good news for nature lovers and conservationists. A baby hispid hare was caught on camera by a conservationist in Chitwan National Park, 150 kilometres southwest of Nepalese capital Kathmandu. "The fact that the hispid hare was a baby indicates that there are also parents and both male

PHYS.ORG - 2018-03-16 13:24:03

Nepal plane crash survivor says don't drink, sleep on flight

A Nepali travel agent who survived a plane crash earlier this week said passengers should not drink alcohol during flights and refrain from sleeping during landing and takeoff. Dayaram Tamrakar said Friday from his hospital bed that he was able to get up from his seat, break down the emergency doo

ABC NEWS - 2018-03-16 11:36:00

Real Lives, Real Stories: Nepal

This story is part of Real Lives, Real Stories, a series written by staff from our national chapters in the Asia Pacific region. Stories about different people and different situations in different contexts, but with one common message: change is possible when citizens get involved, even when the od

TRANSPARENCY.ORG - 2018-03-16 11:33:48

Bangladesh airline suspends flights to Nepal after fatal plane crash

Dhaka: Bangladesh's US-Bangla Airlines has suspended its flights to Nepal indefinitely, a spokesman said on Thursday citing a shortage of aircraft, days after one of its planes crashed as it tried to land in the Nepali capital, killing 51 people. The airline and airport authorities in Kathmandu have


Power and Public Health

Last week, I had the privilege of presenting at the Nepal Health Foundation International Conference on Epidemiologic Research. While there, I had a conversation with Pushpa Reddy, health secretary for Nepal. Nepal is going through a transformation of its public health system, in parallel with a tra


Auction Preview: Clocks, Asian Art, Vintage, Metalwork, Faience, Folk Art, Sculpture at Dorotheum, Vienna, April 4

- "The 62-fold mandala of Yidam Cakrasamvara," Nepal 18./19. C.; tempera on Cotton Fabric, 95 x 79 cm, in Mat, Framed, Glazed, Slightly Worn, (Hr). Estimated Price: EUR 28,000 (USD 35,000) - "Blue-white cup," China, Ming Dynasty, Yongle period; porcelain, the outside wall with lotus flowers and leaf


Cricket - Nepal complete 'massive' leap to ODI nation

Cricket - Nepal complete 'massive' leap to ODI nation (Reuters) - Nepal became the latest nation to join the One-Day International (ODI) club, securing their 50-overs status for the first time at the ongoing ICC World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe. The Paras Khadka-led team beat Papua New Guinea on Thu


'Biggest day in Nepal cricket history' - Khadka

"Nervous," Paras Khadka texted. "Everyone on their own. Refreshing." This was the state of the Nepal team at 3.25 pm at their team hotel in Harare. Everyone was left to their own devices, literally. Phones, laptops, tablets - each player waiting for the live scores app to reload for the latest updat


Avalanches can be deadly. Climate change has made them more frequent.

The tallest mountain range in the world - the Himalayas - are part of a region known as the "Third Pole." These mountains, alongside the Tibetan Plateau and the Hindu Kush Mountains, are home to the largest permanent ice mass outside of the Arctic and Antarctic. But unlike the far north and far sou


Nepal secure ODI status for the first time

Harare (AFP) - Nepal cruised to a six-wicket victory over Papua New Guinea in Harare on Thursday to claim one-day international status for the first time. Nepal bowled out their opponents for only 114 in a play-off game at the World Cup qualifying tournament and chased down the small target with 27


'World class' Mujeeb stuns Windies, keeps Afghan hopes alive

Harare (AFP) - Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan praised "world class" Mujeeb ur Rahman after the teenage leg spinner took three wickets in Thursday's three-wicket win over West Indies which kept their hopes of reaching the 2019 World Cup alive. "He is a world class spinner and he knows his job," said


Going Up! The Himalaya Helicopter Expedition

For those of you on the search of adventure and thrill-seeking; look no further. Today we take a look at an experience that will make anyone want to pack their bags immediately. The Himalaya Helicopter Expedition is a great way, maybe the best way, to see Nepal's "eight-thousanders." The "eight-thou


Nepal authorities struggle to identify plane crash survivors

FILE- In this Monday, March 12, 2018 file photo, Nepalese rescuers and police are seen near the debris after a passenger plane from Bangladesh crashed at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal.Survivors of this week's plane crash at Nepal's main airport said Wednesday that it was a miracle they survived an