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Nepal calls off search for missing guides on Everest

Kathmandu - Nepal on Sunday called off the search for local guides still missing after the deadliest accident on Mount Everest killed 13 colleagues, as climbers recalled the terrifying moments when the avalanche hit.
In the Media by Paavan Mathema (AFP)

At least 11 dead in worst-ever Everest avalanche

Kathmandu - At least eleven Nepalese climbing guides have been killed after an avalanche struck Mount Everest early Friday, a rescue team official told AFP, in the worst accident to hit the world's highest peak.
In the Media by AFP

Philippine Azkals score first win against Nepal under new coach

The Philippine national football team Azkals have just scored their first win against the Nepal national football team Friday with an impressive 3-0 score in a friendly leading up to the Maldives AFC Challenge Cup on May 19-30.
In the Media by Leo Reyes

Nepal may install ladders on Everest's Hillary Step

Kathmandu - Nepal may install ladders on Mount Everest's Hillary Step, the final rock wall which climbers have to scale to reach the summit, in a bid to ease congestion, the government said Monday.Expedition organisers announced last week that extra ropes would be...
In the Media by AFP

Azkals seek first win under new coach against Nepal on April 11

The Philippine Azkals will face the Nepal national football team (also known as The Gorkhalis) in a friendly game on April 11 in Doha, Qatar as part of its buildup games en route to the AFC Challenge Cup on May 19-30 in Maldives.
In the Media by Leo Reyes

Mt. Everest climbers told to bring their garbage back down

It will be 61 years in May since the first successful attempt at reaching the summit of Mt. Everest was made. Since that time, 3,500 people have succeeded in duplicating the feat of Sir Edmund Hillary and his Nepalese Sherpa guide, Tenzing Norgay.
In the Media by Karen Graham - 6 comments

Passenger plane carrying 18 missing in Nepal: officials

Pokhara - A Nepal Airlines plane carrying 15 passengers and three crew went missing on Sunday afternoon shortly after take off from a popular tourist resort, police and an airline spokesman said."The Nepal Airlines plane with 14 passengers took off from Pokhara ...
In the Media by AFP

Nepal parliament elects Sushil Koirala as new PM

Kathmandu - Nepal's parliament elected political veteran Sushil Koirala as prime minister on Monday, its speaker Surya Bahadur Thapa announced. "Sushil Koirala has secured 405 of 553 votes cast at the election today.
In the Media by Deepak ADHIKARI (AFP)

Doctors end strike in Nepal

Kathmandu - Hundreds of Nepalese doctors on Friday ended a five-day strike after the government agreed to meet their demands for medical education reforms, their professional association said.
In the Media by AFP

Op-Ed: The Lepcha — A way of life under threat

The Lepcha people are natives of the Himalayas; the British Library is preserving their language and culture, but is anyone else?
In the Media by Alexander Baron - 1 comment

No justice for Nepal's slave girls

Kathmandu - Nine-year-old Manjita Chaudhary had never spent a night away from her parents when her father sold her to a Nepalese policeman for $25.
In the Media by Ammu Kannampilly (AFP)

Nepal's ex-goddesses to receive monthly allowance

Kathmandu - Nepal's former Kumaris, girls worshipped as living goddesses in a centuries-old tradition, are to be awarded a pension to help them re-adjust to normal life, an official said Tuesday.
In the Media by AFP

The latest US false crime reports

Men who assault strange women sexually or otherwise are beneath contempt, but what about women who claim falsely to have been so assaulted?
In the Media by Alexander Baron - 5 comments

New evidence said to pinpoint the birth date of Buddha

Kathmandu - Historians have always been uncertain as to the actual date of Buddha's birth, though most put the date at 563 BCE. Additionally, there has been no written records dating to that time period or the Buddha's life and teachings.
In the Media by Karen Graham

French multiple sclerosis sufferer makes Everest skydive

Kathmandu - Marc Kopp, a multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferer from France, has officially become the first disabled person to skydive over Mount Everest on Sunday. He landed successfully and was taken to hospital for a check up, just as a precaution.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 2 comments

French man with multiple sclerosis to tandem skydive over Everest

Kathmandu - 55-year-old Marc Kopp, a sufferer of multiple sclerosis, is not letting the disease get him down. He is planning to become the first disabled person to tandem skydive over Mount Everest.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 3 comments

Lawsuit alleges that UN forces brought cholera epidemic to Haiti

A federal lawsuit that will reportedly be filed in New York on Wednesday alleges that Nepalese United Nations peacekeepers re-introduced cholera into Haiti.

Justin Bieber still has his Mom: 'He will do the right thing'

While the media and likely even some fans may have deserted Justin Bieber, his mom, Pattie Mallette, most certainly has not. Mallette spoke with 'Watch What Happens Live' on Bravo and addressed the criticisms that have dogged her son of late.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro

Mt Everest: Climb of a lifetime, or filthy garbage dump?

As the world celebrates the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund HIllary's ascent to the top of Mt Everest, environmentalists are complaining about the disgusting mess up there, including loads of human excrement and even the odd corpse.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 8 comments

Too crowded on Mt. Everest? No problem, just install a ladder

Kathmandu - A Nepalese expedition company whose client died after reaching the summit of Mount Everest in 2012, said installing a ladder near the mountain's peak may prevent the conditions that led to one of the deadliest days on the roof of the world.
In the Media by Yukio Strachan
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