Annapurna climbers apply skills to Nepal disaster relief
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Annapurna climbers apply skills to Nepal disaster relief

A lofty goal to climb the world’s 10th-tallest peak has transcended to an even higher calling for Spokane mountaineer Jess Roskelley and his expedition since disaster struck Nepal last month. Instead of climbing... Read More »

Indian Army expedition team to Mt. Everest returns
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Indian Army expedition team to Mt. Everest returns

NEW DELHI: Their bid to scale Mount Everest to mark golden jubilee of the first Indian conquest of the peak might have been hit by the Nepal quake but members of an Indian Army... Read More »

NEW DELHI:  Addressing the golden jubilee celebrations of India’s first historic climb of Mt Everest in 1965, President Pranab Mukherjee hoped that Indian mountaineers will help in rebuilding lives of those affected by... Read More »

Tsho-Rolpa lake gets advanced early warning system
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Tsho-Rolpa lake gets advanced early warning system

DOLAKHA, Nepal – Tsho-Rolpa glacial lake in Dolakha district has been installed with a new and advanced early warning system following the Great Quake of April 25. The new system will alert the authorities and nearby... Read More »

UK assures continued post-quake support
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UK assures continued post-quake support

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Visiting UK Secretary of State for International Development Justine Greening has assured that UK cooperation to Nepal will continue in the post-disaster reconstruction and rehabilitation phase in the aftermath of the... Read More »

Langtang locals feel lost with family members still under debris
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Langtang locals feel lost with family members still under debris

KATHMANDU, Nepal – As he ponders the dead in his family, his eyes become watery. Tashi Tshering Tamang, who is sheltering under one of the makeshift tents at the Yellow Gumba monastery at Swayambhu,... Read More »

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Six-time Everest climber says he will do it again despite disaster he witnessed

Six-time Everest climber says he will do it again despite disaster he witnessedKathmandu, Nepal – Dawa Gyalzen Sherpa, 28, has made it to the summit of Mount Everest six times in the past five years. And nothing will stop him... Read More »

Earthquake: 55 pc of dead are women, children

Earthquake: 55 pc of dead are women, childrenKATHMANDU, Nepal – More women and girl children died in the April 25 earthquake compared to men and boys, according to a data published by the Nepal Police. It... Read More »

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Annapurna climbers apply skills to Nepal disaster relief

Annapurna climbers apply skills to Nepal disaster relief

A lofty goal to climb the world’s 10th-tallest peak has transcended to an even higher calling for... Read More »

Six-time Everest climber says he will do it again despite disaster he witnessed

Six-time Everest climber says he will do it again despite disaster he witnessed

Kathmandu, Nepal – Dawa Gyalzen Sherpa, 28, has made it to the summit of Mount Everest six... Read More »

Indian Army expedition team to Mt. Everest returns

Indian Army expedition team to Mt. Everest returns

NEW DELHI: Their bid to scale Mount Everest to mark golden jubilee of the first Indian conquest of... Read More »

President Mukherjee Inaugurates Golden Jubilee Celebrations of India’s Historic Climb of Mt Everest

President Mukherjee Inaugurates Golden Jubilee Celebrations of India’s Historic Climb of Mt Everest

NEW DELHI:  Addressing the golden jubilee celebrations of India’s first historic climb of Mt Everest in 1965,... Read More »

Quake derails Nepal’s plan to graduate to developing country by 2022

Quake derails Nepal’s plan to graduate to developing country by 2022

KATHMAND, Nepal – Nepal’s plan to graduate into a developing country from its current status as a least development... Read More »

Tsho-Rolpa lake gets advanced early warning system

Tsho-Rolpa lake gets advanced early warning system

DOLAKHA, Nepal – Tsho-Rolpa glacial lake in Dolakha district has been installed with a new and advanced early warning system... Read More »

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President Mukherjee Inaugurates Golden Jubilee Celebrations of India’s Historic Climb of Mt Everest

NEW DELHI:  Addressing the golden jubilee celebrations of India’s first historic climb of Mt Everest in 1965, President Pranab Mukherjee hoped that Indian mountaineers will help in rebuilding lives of those affected by earthquake in Nepal. “Over the years our mountaineers have distinguished themselves not only by scaling the highest peaks but also as brave...

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President Mukherjee Inaugurates Golden Jubilee Celebrations of India’s Historic Climb of Mt Everest

Quake derails Nepal’s plan to graduate to developing country by 2022

KATHMAND, Nepal – Nepal’s plan to graduate into a developing country from its current status as a least development country (LDC) by 2022 is set to be deferred as the resources the government planned to put on achieving the graduation targets is set to go into recovery and rehabilitation efforts following the massive earthquake of April 25....

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Quake derails Nepal’s plan to graduate to developing country by 2022

ANFA donates 1 Million to PM Relief Fund

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) on Monday donated Rs 1 million to the Prime Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund. ANFA President Ganesh Thapa, who is also a CA Member, and ANFA Acting President Lalit Kirshna Shrestha jointly handed over the check to Prime Minister Sushil Koirala at the latter’s official residence in...

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ANFA donates 1 Million to PM Relief Fund

I’m not ready to settle down: Deepika

MUMBAI – Actress Deepika Padukone, allegedly in a relationship with actor Ranveer Singh, says she doesn’t want to rush into marriage. “I don’t know about settling down. Your career is one thing but, settling down with one person for the rest of your life… that’s a completely different feeling, thought and idea. I don’t think I’m...

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I’m not ready to settle down: Deepika

Bhoto of Machhindranath finally found in debris

LALITPUR, Nepal – The bhoto of Rato Machhindranath has been recovered from the debris of the fallen temple of Rato Machchindrath at Bungmati of Lalitpur on Monday. The bhoto or jewel studded vest of Rato Machhindranath , revered as the god of rain and good times, was found after a two-week long effort to clear the...

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Bhoto of Machhindranath finally found in debris

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Annapurna climbers apply skills to Nepal disaster relief

Annapurna climbers apply skills to Nepal disaster relief

A lofty goal to climb the world’s 10th-tallest peak has transcended to an even higher calling for Spokane mountaineer Jess Roskelley and his expedition since disaster struck Nepal last month.... Read More »

Langtang locals feel lost with family members still under debris

Langtang locals feel lost with family members still under debris

KATHMANDU, Nepal – As he ponders the dead in his family, his eyes become watery. Tashi Tshering Tamang, who is sheltering under one... Read More »

17 die in separate road mishaps

17 die in separate road mishaps

DADELDHURA, Nepal – Seventeen persons were killed and dozens others were injured in two separate accidents that took place in Doti and... Read More »

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Nepal-bound tourists see Kashmir as alternative, over 100 change plan

Nepal-bound tourists see Kashmir as alternative, over 100 change plan

SRINAGAR, India – At least 100 foreign tourists heading for Nepal have opted for Kashmir as an alternative destination after the devastating quake... Read More »

Still no information on missing Malaysian trekkers in Nepal

Still no information on missing Malaysian trekkers in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal – There has been no new development or information on the two Malaysian trekkers who were reported missing prior to... Read More »

Will Everest’s Climbing Circus Slow Down After Disasters?

Will Everest’s Climbing Circus Slow Down After Disasters?

KATHMANDU, Nepal -For the first time in 41 years, no one will climb Mount Everest this year. The dubious milestone comes after deadly avalanches closed down commercial expeditions to the... Read More »

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Earthquake victims make scrap bus their home

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The devastating April 25 earthquake has rendered many Nepali homeless. Many houses have been totally or partially damaged, forcing people to camp out in the open space. Even the people whose houses resisted the earthquake fear to enter their houses due to continuous aftershocks. Amid such fear, two families in Lalitpur district, whose houses...

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Earthquake victims make scrap bus their home

Earthquake: 55 pc of dead are women, children

KATHMANDU, Nepal – More women and girl children died in the April 25 earthquake compared to men and boys, according to a data published by the Nepal Police. It mentioned that 55 percent of the casualties were women and children . The first gender-oriented data published by the government stated that 8,942 earthquake-incuded deaths had been...

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Earthquake: 55 pc of dead are women, children

Dolpa schools closed as rush for Yarshagumba begins

DOLPA (Tripurakot), Nepal – The schools in Dolpa district have been closed lately with the onset of Yarsha picking season that begins before the monsoon. Yarsha Gumba with its scientific name Ophiocordyceos sinesis, is a rare medicinal herb that grows in Nepal in the meadows above 3,500 meters. Most of the students in the schools...

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Dolpa schools closed as rush for Yarshagumba begins

Nepal will need your help tomorrow as well as today

Even with the latest earthquake bringing fresh devastation to Nepal, the relentless news cycle makes it inevitable that the country’s plight will drop out of the headlines sooner rather than later. Dozens of other news stories will displace the disaster that hit a country already afflicted by the twin blights of poverty and corruption. It’s...

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Nepal will need your help tomorrow as well as today

Tsho-Rolpa lake gets advanced early warning system

DOLAKHA, Nepal – Tsho-Rolpa glacial lake in Dolakha district has been installed with a new and advanced early warning system following the Great Quake of April 25. The new system will alert the authorities and nearby communities about the possible outburst of the glacial lake. The system has been installed after experts catagorised the lake as a potentially...

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Tsho-Rolpa lake gets advanced early warning system
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