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Nepal moves to protect children from traffickers after quake KATHMANDU: Nepal banned children from travelling without parents or approved guardians on Tuesday in an unprecedented move to deter human traffickers who author ...Full story[Updated: 2015-05-26 8:19 PM] 

Reconstruction Committee holds maiden meeting KATHMANDU: National Reconstruction Committee, chaired by Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, held its maiden meeting today to discuss a purported plan for reconstruc ...Full story[Updated: 2015-05-26 8:02 PM] 

85yo quake survivor succumbs to injuries after a month KATHMANDU: An 85-year-old woman who was injured while running for cover during the April 25 earthquake in Swayambhu area died yesterday. Police said Sakkali Ma ...Full story[Updated: 2015-05-26 7:35 PM] 

Biratnagar boy's Hollywood dreams KATHMANDU: Passion is what led him to distant, yet dreamy Hollywood. And time has come for him to prove that his apparently unconventional choice– given h ...Full story[Updated: 2015-05-26 6:34 PM] 

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Passenger found dead in Air Asia flight KATHMANDU: A man was found dead on board the Air Asia flight that arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport from Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday. Police id ...Full story

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Meteorologists warn of flash floods‚ landslides in quake-hit districts BHAKTAPUR: Meteorologists have warned that there is a high risk of flash floods, landslides and even outburst of glacial lakes in the country during the monsoon, urging the people ... Full story

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Germany give Mueller‚ Kroos a rest after long year BERLIN: Germany's World Cup winners Thomas Mueller and Toni Kroos have been rested for matches against the United States and Gibraltar next month, coach Joachim Loew said on Tuesda ...Full story

 

Readerspeak

RUPAK STHAPIT from NEW DELHI wrote:
I hope the team study on possibility of landslides due to rumour earthquakes in Nepal will help for future planning and will take necessary precaution. It would be better if the submitted report will be publicised for other to read as information.

 

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    EDITORIAL: Of real importance
    THE HIMALAYAN TIMES
    The disastrous consequences of the April 25 major earthquake and its aftershocks are there for all to see. And naturally, the attention a...
    Quakes and lakes: Dangers in the Himalayas
    CHUN BAHADUR GURUNG
    ‘Quakes could rupture glacial lakes,’ reads a headline of a news story filed by a reporter to the BBC four years ago. This ol...
    TOPICS: The trend of cheers
    ANUSUYA PURI
    People say loudly “cheers” tossing beer glasses that hold the slogan for “good health”. What does this word imply...
    BLOG SURF: Minding food gap
    HYUN H. SON
    Unless the benefits of growth are equitably shared, access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food for all will remain a challenge. In A...

Question of the Week

Our children, like the adult population, are fans of different kinds of TV serials, masala movies and reality shows broadcast through the different television channels rather than children centred programmes. Such programmes are sure to make an impact on these innocent children. Should children be allowed to watch such programmes, or not? Why? Send your replies in not more than 200 words by Friday, May 14 by 2 pm to Features Department, The Himalayan Times, e-mail

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