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21 Jun 2014 description
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Nepal is supporting 500 urban refugees, including nearly 200 Pakistani nationals, a UN body has said.

The country has also been successful in the resettlement of over 90,000 Bhutanese refugees over the past six years at the initiative of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR).

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12 Oct 2012 description
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Experts, practitioners and policy makers in the field of rural water supply and sanitation in South Asia are gathered in the capital this week to share experiences and knowledge of best practices as well as challenges in implementing rural water supply and sanitation initiatives in the region.

13 Aug 2010 description
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Nepal government has decided to grant Rs 10 million to flood-hit Pakistan.

"The government has decided to support Pakistani flood victims with Rs 10 million cash assistance," minister for information and communications, Shankar Pokharel, told reporters after a cabinet meeting Friday evening.

As per the latest reports, around 1,600 people have died in recent floods in various parts of Pakistan so far while 14 million citizens are affected.

Meanwhile, the cabinet also decided to promote two Colonels of Nepal Army to Brigadier General and extended the service tenure of …