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The status of children in Nepal

Children are often victims of poverty in Nepal. However much their parents love them, in poor families they are counted as an economic resource from an early age. Child labour has always been essential in agriculture, and in the past … Continue reading

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“Adults are not serious”

That’s what said Boris Cyrulnik, a famous neuro-psychiatrist from France. As a jewish boy during the WWII, he escaped many attempts by the nazis to send him to the concentration camps. Sometimes the Gestapo and French militiamen tried hard to arrest him ( and other … Continue reading

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Nepal : about the Tibetan exiles

Today, 15 000 out of a total of 110 000 Tibetan exiles live in Nepal, predominantly in the valleys of Kathmandu and Pokhara. Many of these hard-working immigrants have now achieved success in the carpet and handicrafts businesses, to the point … Continue reading

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About the tibetan medicine

If you are suffering from cancer, heart problems, asthma, jaundice, insomnia or hypertension, may be you should try the tibetan medicine. Prolonged chronic diseases like rheumatoid can also be cured. Like the indian “ayurveda” from which it derives, the treatment is based on … Continue reading

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Kathmandu is not an heaven !

For decades, people ( both nepalese and westerners) have been trying to develop Nepal. Now that Kathmandu ( the capital) has it, some regret the old days. The problem n°1 is the overpopulation. Indeed, Kathmandu seems to be following other Asian … Continue reading

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Nepal : local communities are fighting against the climate warming

Decades of deforestation had decimated arable lands, reduced water tables and threatened the survival of communities totally depending on agriculture. 30 years ago in Nepal, nobody bothered about the forests. People used to cut trees to heat themselves and cook. … Continue reading

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Nepal sees seven New Year days in 365 days !

Nepal, because of its cultural diversity, observes seven new years a year. Nepali celebrate the new year days of the Bikram Sambat, the gregorian calendar, the Tola Lhosar of Tamu Sambat, the Sonam Lhosar of Tamang era, the Gyalbo Lhosar … Continue reading

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