There is strong evidence that the overall gender ratio is significantly different from the background ratio in the case of UK parents born in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
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Monday 05 September 2011
Monday 29 August 2011
The deputy leader of Nepal's former Maoist rebels took the oath of office Monday as the new prime minister and began forming a government that will attempt to complete the country's contentious and long-delayed peace process.
Wednesday 17 August 2011
At least 20 people are missing after an overcrowded boat they were travelling in capsized in a rain-swollen river in southern Nepal.
Sunday 14 August 2011
Hundreds of gay, lesbian, transgender people marched with supporters in a southern Nepal town today to demand equal rights under a new constitution the country is in the process of writing.
Friday 05 August 2011
A Buddhist nun facing ostracism from her religious community in Nepal after she was allegedly gang-raped, has finally been offered sanctuary by an internationally renowned colleague.
Tuesday 02 August 2011
Tuesday 26 July 2011
Nepal's official media say police have arrested a man suspected of links to the triple bomb blasts in Mumbai this month that killed 20 people.
Thursday 21 July 2011
Saturday 25 June 2011
A British mountain climber tackling Everest came across the body of his best friend frozen in the ice months after he died having reached the summit.
Saturday 25 June 2011
Tuesday 21 June 2011
A lawyer and a university professor from the United States celebrated Nepal's first public lesbian wedding ceremony yesterday, after the Himalayan nation began recognising gay rights and drafting laws to end sexual discrimination.
Sunday 05 June 2011
Wednesday 11 May 2011
A former Nepalese foreign minister has died on the slopes of Mount Everest while attempting to become the oldest person to climb the world's highest mountain.
Monday 09 May 2011
The Victoria Cross won by the young Rifleman Tul Bahadur Pun was awarded for his outstanding courage and superb gallantry in the face of extraordinary odds.
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