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Among Nepal’s hill farmers, climate adaptation pursues profit not charity

Laurie Goering, LUMLE, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation): Twice a week, Sonya Buddhatoki, a vegetable buyer from the district capital of

Nepal Receives First China-made Aircraft

KATHMANDU: The long wait of Nepal government to receive the first China-made air carrier has finally been over Sunday afternoon

Everest tragedy exposes big business behind noble pursuit

By John Chalmers and Gopal Sharma, KATHMANDU, (Reuters): Blogging from Everest base camp after 16 sherpas were killed by an

Nepal passes bill offering amnesty for war crimes

KATHMANDU (AFP): Former Maoist rebels and security forces who committed torture, killings and other crimes during Nepal's decade-long civil war

Landslide blocks Nepali tunnel, 16 trapped

KATHMANDU (Reuters): Sixteen workers including a Chinese national have been trapped by a landslide inside the tunnel of a hydroelectric

More teams withdraw, Nepal’s Everest season in jeopardy

BY GOPAL SHARMA, KATHMANDU, (Reuters): Several foreign climbing expeditions have called off attempts to scale Everest following an avalanche that

Climate change likely to make Everest even riskier

NEW DELHI (AP): Climbing to the roof of the world is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, scientists say,

Most Sherpas Decide to Leave Everest for Season

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, KATHMANDU (AP): Most Sherpas mountain guides have decided to leave Mount Everest, a guide said, confirming a

Nepali sherpa families cremate Everest victims, anger grows

By Gopal Sharma, KATHMANDU (Reuters): Nepali families cremated eight Mount Everest sherpas on Monday as anger grew over how much

Survivors recall chaos, fear in Everest avalanche

Binaj Gurubacharya, KATHMANDU (AP): Survivors of Mount Everest's deadliest avalanche recalled scenes of panic and chaos, describing Sunday how they

Deadliest Day: Sherpas Bear Everest’s Risks

By ELLEN BARRY and GRAHAM BOWLEY, NEW DELHI (NY Times): The Sherpas always go first, edging up the deadly flank

Avalanche kills at least 12 guides in deadliest incident on…

Gopal Sharma, KATHMANDU, April 18 (Reuters): An avalanche sweeping down Mount Everest killed at least 12 Nepali guides on Friday

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

KATHMANDU (AP): An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides

6 Dead, 9 Missing After Avalanche Sweeps Mount Everest

BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, KATHMANDU (AP): An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend

Nepal: Reject Draft Truth and Reconciliation Bill

New York: Nepali legislators should reject problematic provisions of the proposed Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) bill introduced in parliament

Nepal govt files murder case against 13 Maoists

KATHMANDU: Nepalese government has filed a case against 13 Maoist cadres for their alleged involvement in the murder of a

U.N. warns Nepal against amnesty for civil war crimes

BY GOPAL SHARMA, KATHMANDU (Reuters): Nepal would weaken the foundations of "genuine and lasting" peace after a decade-long civil war

Gov’t sets up contact office at Mount Everest base camp

KATHMANDU: Government has finally set up a contact office at Mount Everest base camp over the last weekend, officials said.

Nepal government urged to change amnesty plan

BY GOPAL SHARMA, KATHMANDU (Reuters): Nepal's government faced calls on Friday from human rights and victims' groups not to grant

Nepal bill offers amnesty for war crimes

KATHMANDU (AFP): Former Maoist rebels or security force members who committed crimes during Nepal’s civil war could be granted an