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  1. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Eight killed as landslide hits northeast Nepal, sparking flood fears

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 08:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu

    ... in Nepal’s northeast left at least eight people dead and dozens missing as officials worked to clear debris blocking a major river and avert the possibility of flash floods. The landslide struck in the early hours, burying two dozen homes before dumping mud and stones into the Sunkoshi river, northeast of the capital Kathmandu, Prakash Adhikari, press adviser to the prime minister, told ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1565093/eight-killed-landslide-hits-northeast-nepal-sparking-flood-fears
  2. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Narendra Modi pledges US$1 billion in Indian aid to Nepal during visit

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 03:01pm by AGENCIES

    ... to take." Stalled Indian projects include a hydropower agreement to develop Nepal's Karnali River signed by Kathmandu and Indian infrastructure giant GMR in 2008. Nepal cannot meet its own ... on the Trishuli River, already under construction, and a US$1.6 billion, 750MW joint venture plant on the Seti River, which is due to be completed by December 2019. "Despite geographic proximity, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1565532/indias-modi-heads-nepal-regional-diplomacy-push
  3. News - Asia - NEPAL

    'No hope' of survivors after massive Nepal landslide, says official

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 01:48pm by AP

    ... eight bodies have been found since the landslide early on Saturday blocked a mountain river, causing the water to form a lake that was threatening to burst and sweep away several villages. ... the water level and mud was making the rescue work difficult, and that army troops used explosives to try to alleviate a dangerous build-up of water. Controlled explosions removed part of a river ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1565510/rain-hampers-search-over-100-missing-after-massive-nepal-landslide
  4. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Six pilgrims drown in swollen river in Nepal

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 03:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Six pilgrims drowned in northeastern Nepal Monday while trying to cross a rain-swollen river, becoming the latest casualties of heavy monsoon downpours, a local police official said. The pilgrims were crossing the Kamala River, which flows through Nepal and northern India, after early morning prayers at a nearby Hindu temple, Manohar Jha, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1294426/six-pilgrims-drown-swollen-river-nepal
  5. News - Asia - NEPAL

    No survivors in Nepal plane crash after police find wreckage

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 12:33pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... an airport runway in northern Nepal and plunged into a river. Fifteen people were killed at the same airport in May 2012 when a plane carrying Indian pilgrims crashed into a mountain. In September ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1429526/no-survivors-nepal-plane-crash-after-police-find-wreckage
  6. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Floods in Nepal kill seven

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 02:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu A flooded river swept away part of a small village in northeastern Nepal on Tuesday, killing seven people, a local police official said. Heavy rain overnight swelled the river, which washed away four houses in the village in Ramechhap district while people were sleeping, police official Bimal Raj Kandel said. Six people were also injured ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1296338/floods-nepal-kill-seven
  7. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Chinese tourist, local pilot killed in Nepal plane crash

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 03:32pm by AFP

    ... regulations. In May, 21 people were injured, including eight Japanese tourists, when a small plane skidded off an airport in northern Nepal and plunged into a river. A private helicopter also crashed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1323528/chinese-tourist-local-pilot-killed-nepal-plane-crash
  8. News - Asia - NEPAL

    21 injured in Nepal plane crash

    Posted May 16th 2013, 03:36pm by AFP

    ... into a river, police said. All 21 people aboard the Nepal Airlines Twin Otter aircraft were injured, five seriously, police spokesman Keshav Adhikari said. The plane’s brakes failed and it crashed into the Kali Gandaki river in the Annapurna mountain range in Nepal’s northwest, Adhikari said. “At 8.30am, the plane was landing at Jomsom airport in Mustang district when its brakes failed. Half ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1238954/21-injured-nepal-plane-crash
  9. News - Asia - NEPAL

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

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

    ... and dangerous airports in the world. The single runway is narrow, short and sloped. Miss the runway by a few metres and the plane hits a mountain. "After you cross the river there is no turning ... at the airport, it used to be nothing like this. It was like a river bank. Every evening we had to collect rocks and fill the potholes so flights could land the next morning." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1263837/pilots-passengers-need-nerves-steel-land-everest-gateway-lukla
  10. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Police say 27 killed, 11 hurt in Nepal bus accident

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:26pm by Associated Press in Katmandu

    ... Associated Press in Katmandu A bus veered off a mountain highway and crashed into a river in western Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least 27 people and injuring another 11, police said. ... where the roads are narrow and have hairpin turns. The cause of the crash – in which the bus rolled about 300 metres before it landed in a river – was not immediately known. Not many vehicles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1033992/police-say-27-killed-11-hurt-nepal-bus-accident

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