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Twelve sherpas killed on Mount Everest avalanche, 3 more missing

A tourism ministry official in Nepal, Krishna Lamsal, reports an avalanche early Friday morning on Mount Everest has killed at least 12 Nepalese guides. Another 3 guides, also called 'sherpas', are missing and believed to have died in the avalanche.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro

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

Nepalese pioneer inducted into 'Internet Hall of Fame'

Hong Kong - A Nepalese educator who transformed the way of life in more than 150 remote Himalayan villages by connecting them to the Internet was Tuesday inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.
In the Media by AFP

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

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

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
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