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by Tara Bhattarai, The Press Institute

Friday – March 19, 2010

http://www.globalpressinstitute.org/global-news/asia/nepal/landmines-continue-claim-lives-nepal

KATHMANDU, NEPAL — It was 8:30 a.m. on May 14, 2007 when Sunita Ghale, 21, and five friends went into the forest near their village to collect mushrooms for their families’ dinners. (more…)

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By KAMAL RAJ SIGDEL, The Kathmandu Post

February 18, 2010

http://www.ekantipur.com/the-kathmandu-post/2010/02/18/top-stories/Nepal-has-an-intl-story-to-showcase/5283/

In what appears to be a successful story for the world to replicate, Nepal has completed 50 percent of the total demining operations, an important aspect of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA). If the work goes unobstructed, the demining is likely to be completed by 2011, making Nepal the first example in the world to complete the job following International Mine Standard (IMS) within the shortest time. (more…)

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