California Google executive killed on Mt. Everest
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California Google executive killed on Mt. Everest

A California man who described himself as an “inventor” and “adventurer” and was a longtime member of Google’s privacy team died while climbing Mt. Everest after a powerful earthquake in Nepal triggered an... Read More »

Avalanche overwhelms Langtang village, over 100 feared dead
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Avalanche overwhelms Langtang village, over 100 feared dead

DHUNCHE, Nepal – More than 100 persons have been feared dead in the avalanche triggered by the deadly earthquake here on Saturday. According to Chief District Officer, Uddhav Prasad Bhattarai, the avalanche has engulfed... Read More »

217 missing in Everest
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217 missing in Everest

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Two hundred seventeen people are missing in Mount Everest region, according to ministry officials. Twenty-two bodies have been recovered from the quake triggered avalanche site in the Mount Everest base camp. Thirty-two... Read More »

Deadly earthquake: Death toll climbs to 2152
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Deadly earthquake: Death toll climbs to 2152

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The death toll from Saturday’s deadly 7.9 magnitude quake that struck with its epicenter at Gorkha district has reached 2152 as of 2:15 on Sunday afternoon. According to Nepal Police spokesperson Kamal... Read More »

17 killed in Everest avalance
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17 killed in Everest avalance

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Seventeen people were killed and 61 injured in an avalanche triggered by Saturday’s destructive earthquake at Mount Everest base camp in Solukhumbu district, officials said. Security personnel have initiated rescue operation... Read More »

Earthquake aftershocks for at least 72 hrs
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Earthquake aftershocks for at least 72 hrs

(CNN)The first 72 hours will be critical for Nepal, which was jolted by the biggest earthquake since 1934. The magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck the Himalayan nation, one of the poorest countries in the world, killing... Read More »

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China pledges rescue; Prez Jinping expresses concerns

China pledges rescue; Prez Jinping expresses concernsHONG KONG – China has expressed its deep sorrow over the deadly earthquake that claimed hundreds of lives on Saturday. It has pledged all kinds of assistance to... Read More »

Government declares national emergency

Government declares national emergencyKATHMANDU, Nepal – An emergency Cabinet meeting on Saturday declared a national emergency in some earthquake -hit areas and offered Rs. 500 million in immediate relief to the national disaster... Read More »

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California Google executive killed on Mt. Everest

California Google executive killed on Mt. Everest

A California man who described himself as an “inventor” and “adventurer” and was a longtime member of... Read More »

Avalanche overwhelms Langtang village, over 100 feared dead

Avalanche overwhelms Langtang village, over 100 feared dead

DHUNCHE, Nepal – More than 100 persons have been feared dead in the avalanche triggered by the deadly... Read More »

217 missing in Everest

217 missing in Everest

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Two hundred seventeen people are missing in Mount Everest region, according to ministry officials. Twenty-two bodies... Read More »

Deadly earthquake: Death toll climbs to 2152

Deadly earthquake: Death toll climbs to 2152

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The death toll from Saturday’s deadly 7.9 magnitude quake that struck with its epicenter at Gorkha... Read More »

17 killed in Everest avalance

17 killed in Everest avalance

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Seventeen people were killed and 61 injured in an avalanche triggered by Saturday’s destructive earthquake... Read More »

Earthquake aftershocks for at least 72 hrs

Earthquake aftershocks for at least 72 hrs

(CNN)The first 72 hours will be critical for Nepal, which was jolted by the biggest earthquake since... Read More »

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China’s Xi Jinping to unveil $46bn super highway to Pakistan

China’s President Xi Jinping has arrived in Pakistan, where he is expected to announce investment of $46bn (£30.7bn). The focus of the spending is on building a China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) – a network of roads, railway and pipelines between the two. They will run some 3,000km (1,865 miles) from Gwadar in Pakistan to China’s...

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China’s Xi Jinping to unveil $46bn super highway to Pakistan

Voting if no accord by April 30: CA Chairman

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Chairman of Constituent Assembly (CA) Subas Nembang on Thursday said that the voting process would begin on April 30 if parties failed to reach consensus on contentious issues of new constitution . After having deferred the CA meeting for more than two months, Nembang made it clear at the CA meeting on Thursday...

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Voting if no accord by April 30: CA Chairman

Shivaram Shrestha eases to victory

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Shivaram Shrestha clinched the Surya Nepal NPGA Tour Championship with a comfortable five-stroke victory over Bhuwan Nagarkoti here at the par-72 Gokarna Golf Course on Thursday. The top-ranked Nepali pro carded one-under 71 for a total score of eight-under 280. Nagarkoti, who led the first two rounds and came into the final round...

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Evana Manandhar crowned Miss Nepal 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Evana Manandhar was crowned the Fanta Miss Nepal World 2015 in a gala grand finale of the national beauty pageant organised by Hidden Treasure at Hotel Annapurna on Saturday. Manandhar was selected among 19 finalists. She also claimed the titles of Miss Personality and Gosh Girl. She received the coveted pageant crown from...

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Evana Manandhar crowned Miss Nepal 2015

100-carat white diamond sold for $22.1 million

NEW YORK – An eye-popping, 100-carat diamond, the highlight of a magnificent jewels sale in New York on Tuesday, sold for $22.1 million, Sotheby’s auction house said. The perfect classic emerald-cut D color diamond, which is about the size of a walnut and was mined by De Beers in southern Africa, was purchased by an...

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100-carat white diamond sold for $22.1 million

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Deadly earthquake: Death toll climbs to 2152

Deadly earthquake: Death toll climbs to 2152

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The death toll from Saturday’s deadly 7.9 magnitude quake that struck with its epicenter at Gorkha district has reached 2152 as of 2:15 on Sunday afternoon. According to Nepal... Read More »

China set to edge out India as No 1 tourist source

China set to edge out India as No 1 tourist source

KATHMANDU, Nepal – China is poised to overtake India as the top tourist market segment for Nepal as the number of visitors from... Read More »

Indian Army plane airlifted Dhading accident survivors, bodies

Indian Army plane airlifted Dhading accident survivors, bodies

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The Government of India airlifted its citizens injured in a bus accident on Wednesday in Dhading and the bodies of... Read More »

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German national die in Dingboche

German national die in Dingboche

BIRATNAGAR, Nepal – A German national died Friday in Solukhumbu district after lying unconscious all of a sudden. German national Nobert Karl Klauke,... Read More »

Chinese tourists see Nepal as a preferred destination

Chinese tourists see Nepal as a preferred destination

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Young Chinese tourists see Nepal as the preferred destination, a press statement issued by the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) claimed... Read More »

Avalanche overwhelms Langtang village, over 100 feared dead

Avalanche overwhelms Langtang village, over 100 feared dead

DHUNCHE, Nepal – More than 100 persons have been feared dead in the avalanche triggered by the deadly earthquake here on Saturday. According to Chief District Officer, Uddhav Prasad Bhattarai, the... Read More »

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Earthquake destroys Dharahara and various other historical buildings in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The 7.9-magnitude earthquake has caused damages to Dharahara, a historical building in capital city, as well as Basantapur area, housing various religious shrines and palaces.The Kastamandap Temple and three other temples adjacent to it are also learnt to be damaged due to the tremor of the quake.Also, the southern part of Nautale Durbar...

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Earthquake destroys Dharahara and various other historical buildings in Kathmandu

Major 7.9 magnitude quake kills over 800 in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal – A deadly 7.9 magnitude quake with epicenter at Gorkha district killed over 800 persons and levelled many historical monuments and buildings across the country on Saturday. A statement issued by the Home Ministry states that the quake has killed 500 persons in Kathmandu alone while 164 others, mostly women and children, in Bhaktapur...

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Major 7.9 magnitude quake kills over 800 in Nepal

IFC shows interest to help in development of tourism in Pokhara

POKHARA, Nepal – International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, has shown interest to help in development of tourism sector in Pokhara. A team of IFC arrived in Pokhara on Thursday to start preliminary study in this regard. The team held a consultation meeting with the administrative agencies and tourism entrepreneurs of the lake...

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IFC shows interest to help in development of tourism in Pokhara

Earthquake aftershocks for at least 72 hrs

(CNN)The first 72 hours will be critical for Nepal, which was jolted by the biggest earthquake since 1934. The magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck the Himalayan nation, one of the poorest countries in the world, killing more than 1,800 people and leaving its infrastructure in tatters. The epicenter Saturday was near the popular tourist town of Pokhara, where...

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Earthquake aftershocks for at least 72 hrs

Nepali scientists selected for water processing tech

KATHMANDU, Nepal – A team of Nepali scientists has been selected in the top five among 70 teams for the processing of salt water to make suitable for drinking and irrigation. The team named ‘Green Diesel’ includes MP Bhatta among others. A total of 70 groups from across the globe had submitted their proposals at the...

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Nepali scientists selected for water processing tech
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