The CIA’s mission includes collecting and analyzing information about high priority national security issues such as international terrorism, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, cyber attacks, international organized crime and narcotics trafficking, regional conflicts, counterintelligence threats, and the effects of environmental and natural disasters.These challenges are international in scope and are priorities for the Central Intelligence Agency.You’ll make gaffes all the time and Nepalis will rarely say anything. As a foreigner, you’re likely to be an object of curiosity, and you may be joined in the street or on the trail by someone who just wants to chat.Nepalis will constantly be befriending you, wanting to exchange addresses, take photos and extract solemn promises that you will write to them.Giving the Nepali greeting, (“I salute the god within you”), your palms held together as if praying, is one of the most attractive and addictive of Nepalese customs.It isn’t used freely or casually: think of it as “how do you do? ” If you want to show great respect, is usually translated as “thank you” but is normally reserved for an act beyond the call of duty – so if you feel you have to say something, “thank you” in English is widely understood."Communication is down in many areas," it said Sunday night."Widespread destruction, rubble and landslides are preventing access to provide aid in many villages." And as dusk fell Sunday night, the rescuers were still digging with their bare hands.
By fax:(571) 204-3800(please include a phone number where we may call you) Contact the Office of Inspector General Contact the Employment Verification Office The United States and its partners continue to face a growing number of global threats and challenges.The area around Durbar Square, the plaza in front of the old royal palace that's filled with UNESCO World Heritage sites — some dating to the third century — seems to have borne the brunt of the quake.Before Saturday, it was home not only to the former royal residence but also to one of the oldest Buddhist monuments in the Himalayas, the nine-story Dharahara Tower, which was reduced to a shattered stump. Residents prefer to live in the open, because they're too afraid to return to their homes — fear that was magnified Sunday after another massive aftershock rocked the city.They searched by hand, brick by brick, convinced that they had found another body under the rubble around Kathmandu's most famous temple complex. In the heart of old Kathmandu, historic buildings proved too vulnerable and fragile to withstand the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that pummeled Nepal on Saturday and a major aftershock Sunday.More than 3,200 people are known dead so far, according to Nepal's Interior Ministry and national police.Valentine’s day just passed by but should lovebirds limit themselves to this particular day to shower some love? But like it or not, Valentine’s Day has become a global festival and is not going away anytime soon, including in Nepal.