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  1. News - Asia - NEPAL

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

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

    ... at Kathmandu's international airport, where the Indian leader received a 19-gun salute while an army band played. Energy security was on top of Modi's agenda, with a push to revive stalled projects ...

  2. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Passenger plane carrying 18 ‘missing in Nepal’

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 08:29pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... and police said. “The Nepal Airlines plane with 14 (adult) passengers took off from Pokhara airport at 1.30pm and disappeared 15 minutes later,” Nepal police spokesman Ganesh KC said. A total of 18 ... controller at the country’s largest airport in Kathmandu, said. “The weather was not bad at the time the plane went missing... It worsened later on,” Karna said. “Two helicopters that were sent from ...

  3. News - Asia - NEPAL

    No survivors in Nepal plane crash after police find wreckage

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

    ... traffic controller at the country’s largest airport in Kathmandu, said. “Most of the plane is completely broken into small pieces, no one could have survived the accident,” he added. The plane, ... 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 ...

  4. News - Asia - NEPAL

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

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

    ... Associated Press in Lukla Approaching Mt Everest on a wing and a prayer As soon as the decades-old Twin Otter landed at Lukla airport, passengers burst into applause. They do that for nearly every safe landing at the often terrifying airport at the gateway to Mount Everest. At an altitude of 2,843 metres, the small airstrip has earned a reputation as one of the most extreme ...

  5. News - Asia - NEPAL

    21 injured in Nepal plane crash

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Twenty-one people were hurt, including eight Japanese tourists, when a small plane skidded off a Nepal airport runway on Thursday and plunged ... 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Kathmandu area cashes in on Chinese tourist surge

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... Baral, a spokesman for the Nepal Tourism Board. The latest figures released by the Immigration Office at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport show that Chinese tourists increased ...

  8. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Chinese, British among 19 dead as Nepal plane crashes on take-off

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 10:48am by Associated Press in Kathmandu

    ... and Katmandu airport official Ratish Chandra Suman said the pilot appeared to have been trying to turn back. The burned and wrecked plane was pointing toward the airport, only 500 metres away. ... International Airport. Other flights reported no problems, and the airport operated normally. The plane was heading for Lukla, the gateway to Mount Everest. Thousands of Westerners make treks ...

  9. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Chinese, Britons among 19 dead in Sita Air crash in Kathmandu

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Plane goes down in flames near airport; pilot reported hitting vulture Chinese, Britons among 19 dead in air crash A plane flying 19 people towards Mount ... flight reported trouble two minutes after take-off and appeared to have been trying to turn back, said Kathmandu airport official Ratish Chandra Suman. The crash site is only 500 metres from ...

  10. NEPAL

    British, Chinese among 19 dead as Nepal plane crashes on takeoff

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 11:26am by Reuters in Kathmandu

    ... in a field near Kathmandu airport, police said. The weather was clear at the time and the cause of the crash was not immediately known. Four Nepali passengers and three Nepali crew were among ...




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