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After Nepal tragedy, trekkers safety in hands of living-room weatherman

BY ROSS ADKIN, KATHMANDU, (REUTERS): (Reuters): Armed with a four-year-old laptop and an unreliable Internet connection, a retired weather forecaster

Nepal Says Climbers Returning to Climb Mount Everest

KATHMANDU, (AP): A Nepalese mountaineering official says climbers are returning to Mount Everest as the climbing industry recovers from last

Finnish Climber, Local Guide Die on Mount Annapurna in Nepal

KATHMANDU, (AP): A Finnish climber and his local guide died Wednesday while descending from the summit of Mount Annapurna in

Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) Cards Is Mandatory For Trekkers

Kathmandu:-Foreigners will now have to take Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) cards to trek in all trekking areas of the

Nepal extends permits to over 300 climbers for Mount Everest

KATHMANDU: Nepal has allowed more than 300 mountaineers to climb Mount Everest after they had to abandon their expeditions last

Google offers peek into world’s highest peak in Nepal

By Deepak Adhikari, KATHMANDU, (AFP): Nepal’s Everest region, home to the world’s highest peak and one of the country’s busiest

Nepal provides more doctors and rescue equipment at Everest base…

Jason Burke in DELHI: Nepal is to increase the number of medical staff at the Everest base camp and improve

Travel with your family to Nepal

By Malcolm Foster, GHOREPANI, Nepal, (AP): Dawn's golden light caught the tops of the snowcapped Himalayas and gradually crept downward

Trek Nepal’s Everest Region Without Ever Leaving Home

By Sanjib Chaudhary :: Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world in the Himalayan range, is a must-climb summit

Anyone Can Do This 8-Day Trek Through Nepal

By CHRIS BRINLEE JR :: The trek to Annapurna Sanctuary in the mountains above Pokhara is 103km long and takes

Nepal airport re-opens after four-day shutdown

KATHMANDU, (AFP): Lacking more efficient vehicles and equipment, Nepalese officials have tried to tug a Turkish jetliner with regular trucks.

TIA resume int’l flights from Saturday afternoon

KATHMANDU: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), the lone international airport of the country would resume its international flights from Saturday afternoon,

Nepal’s Airport to Remain Closed at Least Another Day

BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, KATHMANDU, (AP): Nepal's only international airport will remain closed at least another day as workers attempt to remove

Nepal Airlines launches first route to India

KATHMANDU: Nepal Airlines has launched its fifth international route from Kathmandu (KTM) and first to India. On 27 February, the

Sherpas head back to Everest, leaving bitter protests behind

By Bikash Sangraula, KATHMANDU: After a year of protest over safety and pay, Nepal’s intrepid Sherpas are brushing aside concerns raised

Nepal’s Raniban Retreat: Where spectacular views of the Himalayas rule

BY VIVIAN CHONG, POKHARA: How long does it take to climb 500 steps? For the active, a mere 10 minutes

Global Rescue Continues to Provide Rescue Services in Nepal for…

BOSTON: Against the backdrop of a harrowing 2014 Nepal climbing season with multiple fatalities, Global Rescue, a worldwide provider of

Nepal Pledges to Improve Climbing Conditions on Everest

KATHMANDU, (AP): Mountaineering officials say Nepal is improving weather forecasting systems, stepping up security and promises swift rescues if needed

Nepal: With Dad and the Mother of the World

By Nicholas Jones: Twenty-six years ago, Nicholas Jones' father tested his youthful stamina on the mountainsides of Nepal. Recently, he

New political protests in Nepal may ruin peak season tourism…

International tourists, who bring in dollars to Nepal, tend to delete Nepal from the list of destinations that they would