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Ambika Adhikari: Nepalese Professor at Arizona State University

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Ambika Adhikari has been a faculty associate at Arizona State University since 2003.  He is also a Senior Planner with the SRPMIC- Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community- a sovereign Native American tribe located in the metropolitan Phoenix area.  He has over 25 years of professional and academic experience in countries such as Nepal, the United [...]

A 6.8-magnitude earth quake in Nepal India Border

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

A 6.8-magnitude earth quake in Nepal India Border – A 6.8 magnitude earthquake was felt in  the northern India  state of Sikkim Sunday night.  This was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter of the quake was about 43 miles from Gangtok the capital city of the Sikkim state.  It was approximately about 80 [...]

Travel to Nepal to skateboard – for adventure or for your kids…..

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

Skate Boarding is not only a unique mode of travel but is also one of the fastest growing sports. Skateboarding ranks among the top 10 sporting events globally.  As its popularity grows, many are trying to find more and more exotic places to go skateboarding. One such destination is certainly Nepal. Meet Marius Arniko Arter, [...]

U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (UCIS) found no evidence of fraud In Nepal Adoption

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

Parents caught in adoption dispute After investigating orphanages and adoption practices in Nepal, the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services found no evidence of fraud but the families who are waiting for visas for their adopted children still must prove the children were really abandoned. By Nancy Bartley Seattle Times staff reporter Karalyn Carlton of Seattle [...]

Bring the Stranded Nepali Adoptees Home Now – Petition to US Congress

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Image via Wikipedia http://www.petition2congress.com/3867/bring-stranded-nepali-adoptees-home-now/#comment-1049592 Bring the Stranded Nepali Adoptees Home Now Sign the Petition : 6,487 Letters and Emails Sent So Far Bring the Stranded Nepali Adoptees Home Now We respectfully request that the Right Honorable members of the US Senate and House petition the Department of State and USCIS within the Department of Homeland [...]

Eric Schmidt (Google CEO) and Jared Cohen at Council on Foreign Relations.

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Although not directly related to Nepal, this video highlights the impact of information availability globally, especially to developing environments, and the disruptions (positive and negative) it can have. A theme very pertinent to Nepal and this website. We have the hope the ease of availability of information will be used for bettering human lives and [...]

Nepal Hydro-Power Khimti 1 – the first private sector hydal-project

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

A decade of exemplary success! Himalayan News Service KATHMANDU: Himal Power Ltd (HPL) celebrated its tenth year of successful operation of the Khimti I Hydropower Project. Khimti 1 is the first private sector project under a Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) scheme after Nepal adopted a free-market economy in 1990 and opened the electricity [...]