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  1. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Pilots, passengers need nerves of steel to land at Everest gateway Lukla

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... in 1965- 12 years after he became the first man to climb the world's highest peak- to help spur development in the impoverished area. Now what once was a dirt strip is one of Nepal ...

  2. News - Asia - BUSINESS

    Nepal's noodle king shares his recipe for success

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu You can make it here too, founder of an empire built on a snack tells impoverished countrymen Nepal's noodle king shares his recipe for success Run by Maoist revolutionaries and plagued by poverty, Nepal is not an obvious place to make big bucks. But Binod Chaudhary, its first billionaire, sees no reason why his breakthrough shouldn't ...

  3. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Top Nepal judge becomes head of interim government

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 11:58am by Associated Press in Katmandu

    ... Associated Press in Katmandu Nepal’s chief judge became head of an interim government on Thursday that is charged with holding elections in three months to replace the parliament whose ... disagreements. Regmi, 63, had been free of controversy in his two years as chief justice, but the Nepal Bar Association and some smaller political parties have criticised the arrangement ...

  4. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Film on Nepal army torture blocked, says director

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 03:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu The makers of a film depicting torture by Nepal’s army accused the government of censorship on Friday after they had to cancel the movie’s release because ... and was made using army uniforms without permission. Director Manoj Pandit said he had given up hope of gaining the necessary permits and called the affair “an attack on artistic freedom” in Nepal ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: The Dharma Expedient, by Neville Sarony

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... injuries and crime, but he is probably more convincing with facts than fiction. The former British officer's Himalayan thriller swirls between a breathless ode to Nepal's "roof ... tourist-expedition business in Nepal to a corrupt, xenophobic government, but is hired by a Thai professor for a trip into the Himalayas- only to realise, too late, that the expedition and its participants ...

  6. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Nepal blames 'cheap tourists' for falling victim to deadly snowstorm

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:27am by GUARDIAN, KYODO

    ... Agencies in Kathmandu 'Cheap tourists' blamed for falling victim to snowstorm Officials in Nepal have blamed the high death toll from last week's snowstorm in the Himalayas ... to] walk to [the nearest road] and rescued six others whose injuries meant they were not in condition to walk," a Nepalese Army spokesman said. Nepal's Tourism Ministry spokesman ...

  7. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Nepal’s PM to quit ahead of June polls

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 02:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Nepal’s prime minister has agreed to resign to make way for the chief justice to lead the politically deadlocked country into elections by June this year, ... will recommend the chief justice as his successor at a meeting with the president later today.” Nepal emerged from 10 years of civil war in 2006 but lawmakers elected to write a new constitution failed ...

  8. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Police official says 30 die in Nepal bus accident

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 01:49pm by Associated Press in Katmandu

    ... Associated Press in Katmandu A police official says a bus veered off a mountain road in west Nepal leaving at least 30 people dead and several more injured. Police official Ramesh Bahadur Dhanuk said the bus drove off the gravel road Saturday in a remote mountainous area near Chatiwan village. It was dark and the area was covered in thick fog. The bus rolled about 300 metres from ...

  9. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Surviving trekkers speak of heart-pounding escape from Nepal avalanche that killed 29

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 01:26pm by AP, Reuters

    ... toll rose to 29, rescuers widened their search on Friday for trekkers in Nepal’s northern mountains who were stranded since a series of blizzards and avalanches battered the Himalayas early this week, officials said. The tragedy is the second major mountain disaster in Nepal this year, after an ice-avalanche killed 16 sherpa guides on Mount Everest in April. The government, meanwhile, ...

  10. News - Asia - DISASTERS

    Frantic search for 100 missing trekkers after deadly Nepal avalanche

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 03:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Blizzard in Nepal spurred by Cyclone Hudhud has killed at least 30 hikers on Annapurna circuit Hongkongers among 150 rescued after avalanches Workers using helicopters and battling waist-deep snow rescued more than 150 people, including two Hongkongers, in Nepal's Himalayas yesterday, two days after a major snowstorm that triggered ...




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