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  1. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Climbing season in disarray as more Sherpas leave Mount Everest base camp

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 07:58pm by AP

    ... to salvage the Mount Everest climbing season took another hit on Friday as more Sherpa mountain guides packed and left the base camp for their village homes a week after the deadliest disaster ... week. It also snowed on Thursday night, and by Friday morning a layer of snow covered the tents and rocky surface of the base camp. There was also a small avalanche Thursday near the spot where ...

  2. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Sherpas leave Mount Everest’s base camp as expeditions cancel climbs

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 06:09pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kathmandu Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest’s base camp on Wednesday, after the avalanche deaths of 16 of their colleagues exposed ... would fly to base camp on Thursday to negotiate with the Sherpas and encourage them to return to work. But while Nepal’s government has been heavily criticised for not doing enough ...

  3. News - China - NEPAL

    Chinese national trapped in Nepal tunnel with other labourers rescued

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:54am by Reuters

    ... falling earth and rocks blocked the tunnel entrance, are still out of contact. “I am lucky to be out. Initially, I thought I would die inside,” Bishal Gole, a 21-year-old labourer, said from Kaski ...

  4. News - Asia - NEPAL

    13th body pulled from snow following deadly avalanche on Mount Everest

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:16pm by AP

    ... struck, were stranded on the other side and would only be able to get back to base camp once the new route is fixed, Tshering said. Despite losing so many guides, there were no plans by expedition ... three climbers resumed Sunday. They were among about 25 Sherpa guides hauling gear to the higher camps that their foreign clients would use in attempting to reach the summit next month. One ...

  5. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Twelve Nepali guides killed by avalanche in worst-ever Everest accident

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:24pm by Reuters

    ... (29,035 feet) peak. The avalanche hit the sherpa guides relatively low on the mountain, between base camp and camp 1, early on Friday, ministry officials said. Helicopters and rescuers on foot had ... climbers, preparing the way by fixing ropes and setting up camps. The climbing season usually ends in late May when rainy season wind and cloud push up from the south to cloak the Himalayas, making ...

  6. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Nepalese sherpas abandon climbing season amid Everest tensions

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 04:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu

    ... told reporters from base camp. Another sherpa guide and an American climber at base camp confirmed the news, four days after a devastating avalanche which killed 13 sherpas and left another three missing, presumed dead. Tensions mounted on Tuesday at Everest base camp as frustrated mountaineers who have paid tens of thousands of dollars to climb the world’s highest peak faced ...

  7. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Nepal tightens controls of climbers after Everest brawl

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 09:19pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kathmandu Base camp office will help with rescues, cleaning and enforcement of climbing rules Nepal will enforce tighter controls of climbers on Mount Everest to ensure the world’s highest peak is safe, officials said on Friday, after a fight last April between three Europeans and a large group of Sherpas. The presence of security officials at the base camp will give ...

  8. News - Asia - NEPAL

    After Everest avalanche, Sherpas threaten climbing ban unless insurance boosted

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 02:34pm by Associated Press and agencies in Kathmandu

    ... as the Sherpas hauled gear up the mountain for international climbers waiting at Everest base camp below. The men were trying to fix ropes and carve out a route in the ice and snow for foreign climbers ... the cost of a single helicopter trip out of base camp. “We love the mountains... but a mountaineer could climb at peace if he knew that his family will be taken care of if something happens ...

  9. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Sherpa guides count avalanche dead and prepare for next Everest climb

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 11:37pm by AP

    ... of year. But guiding companies said the ropes had already been laid down, and the Sherpas were carrying loads of tents, oxygen tanks and other gear to the higher camps used by climbers ...

  10. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Former living goddesses in Nepal find it difficult to return to normal life

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:48pm by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... and are subject to strict daily rituals, some activists claimed it to be a form of child labour, hindering their freedom and education. In 2008, Nepal's Supreme Court overruled a petition against ...




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