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Gravity lightens the load for Nepal's hard-working rural women

Apr 03 2019

RATADA, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Until recently, Belkosha Bohora faced a brutal daily workload.

In rural Nepal, solar irrigation helps keep families together

Mar 04 2019

JUMLA, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bhadri Sarki used to walk for more than an hour to fetch enough water to irrigate just one apple tree.

As Nepal warms, a new health threat looms: dengue fever

Nov 22 2018

POKHARA, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Rambhadur Bishwakarma began running a high fever in October, he at first wasn't overly concerned.

FEATURE-As unusual drought hits eastern Nepal, farmers migrate to get by

Oct 09 2018

AANGNA, Nepal, Oct 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ravi Ale has worked the family’s two hectares of land in eastern Nepal since he was old enough to help his father. But after a lean harvest this year, and with his cash running out, he will leave next month to look for work in India, along with five of his friends in the village.

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India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security.