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Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules
Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules
Ameesha Chauhan, a survivor of the Everest "traffic jam" who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should be...
Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear
Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear
The death toll from a devastating earthquake in Nepal has risen to 4 310, the home ministry said on Tuesday.
Nepal capital shut down over alleged Maoist killings
Nepal capital shut down over alleged Maoist killings
Shops were shuttered, cars stayed off the streets, schools were closed and demonstrators burnt tyres in Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, on Thursday in...
'Yeti footprints' found in Nepal
'Yeti footprints' found in Nepal
A team of Japanese adventurers says it has discovered footprints it believes were made by the legendary yeti said to roam the Himalayan regions of...
Fall of the house of Shah
Fall of the house of Shah
Smearing red sandalwood paste on a line of worshippers gathered outside the main pagoda of the Nepali capital's imposing Pashupatinath temple...
Nepal's former king adjusts to life as commoner
Nepal's former king adjusts to life as commoner
Nepal's former King Gyanendra woke up Thursday as a commoner after leaving his sprawling palace home and army of servants, in line with the...
Business booming at the top of the world
Business booming at the top of the world
Fancy standing on the top of Mount Everest? If you have previous high-mountain experience, an understanding boss and about $40 000 to spare,...
New personal hygiene challenge for Everest
New personal hygiene challenge for Everest
A team of mountaineers unveiled plans on Thursday for what could be the most environmentally friendly attempt yet at scaling Everest -- where even...
Royal flag lowered as Nepal monarchy abolished
Royal flag lowered as Nepal monarchy abolished
The flag of Nepal's 240-year-old Shah dynasty was taken down from the main palace in Kathmandu on Thursday after legislators abolished the world's...
The decline and fall of Nepal's last king
The decline and fall of Nepal's last king
Not long ago he was revered as a Hindu god, waited upon by thousands of royal palace retainers. His face crowned banknotes and the national anthem...
Nepal's gay community celebrates court victory
Nepal's gay community celebrates court victory
Representatives of Nepal's gay community on Saturday welcomed a decision by the country's Supreme Court that directed the government to formulate...
Maoists quit government in blow to Nepal peace pact
Maoists quit government in blow to Nepal peace pact
Maoists stormed out of Nepal's government and vowed to disrupt upcoming elections on Tuesday after other parties refused to bow to the ex-rebels'...

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