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Embassy Workers Exploited In Middle East, U.S. State Department Report Finds

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on February 9, 2011

No democracy within the king of democracy?
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President Obama’s Gifts From Foreign Officials: What Queen Elizabeth II, The Pope Gave In 2009

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on January 21, 2011

One day we need to die, so better to give others and not to take anything from others. When we will die, nothing will go with us except our deeds.
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Chicago woman gets OK to bring Nepali daughter home

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on October 29, 2010


When Candice Warltier landed in Kathmandu almost three months ago, she only expected to be there a short time as

Candice Warltier and her daughter, Antara, have been stranded in Nepal because of a change in adoption rules. (Family photo)

she tied up loose ends on the process to adopt a chubby-cheeked 1-year-old named Antara.

As it turned out, the Chicago woman stayed much longer, held up by an investigation by the U.S. State Department, which had recently changed its policy toward adoptions from Nepal.

But today U.S. embassy officials in Kathmandu gave her the happy news. The investigation was done, and they could return home to Chicago.

“My daughter and I are coming home,” she said in an interview from her apartment in Kathmandu.

By the time she arrived on Aug. 7, Warltier had already spent a year and a half working through the bureaucratic requirements of the adoption. Read the rest of this entry »

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