22 hrs ago
The Billings Outpost
MSU professor dies on trip
BOZEMAN Betsy Palmer, an associate professor of education at Montana State University, passed away Monday as a result of injuries sustained in a landslide while traveling in Nepal, university officials announced Monday.
Opinion: Three Ways to Avoid Another Mount Everest Fight
For those climbing Mount Everest, meeting the challenge has always relied on teamwork, friendship, communication, trust, dedication, and shared values.
Sat May 18, 2013
Nepal DHC6 at Jomsom on May 16th 2013, runway excursion
A Nepal Airlines de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter, registration 9N-ABO performing flight RA-555 from Pokhara to Jomsom with 19 passengers and 3 crew, landed on Jomsom's runway 24 at 08:33L but veered left off the runway, went down the slope to the Kaligandaki river and came to a stop on the bank with the left wing in the water.
Fri May 17, 2013
Voice of America
China Increases Investment in Himalayan Neighbor Nepal
In a sprawling 132-bed hospital in Nepal's capital, patients receive treatment for everything from blood disorders to heart disease - vital services in a country that the United Nations ranks 157th in the world for human development.
Thu May 16, 2013
Nepal plane crash injures 21, including 8 Japanese
A plane crashed while trying to land at a mountain airstrip in northern Nepal early Thursday, and all 21 people on board, including eight Japanese tourists, survived with injuries, police said.
Nepal plane crash injures 21, including 9 Japanese
The House and Senate Agriculture Committees have laid the groundwork this week for reducing the size of the federal food stamp program, approving farm bills that would shrink the food aid and alter the way people... The House and Senate Agriculture Committees have laid the groundwork this week for reducing the size of the federal food stamp ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
The Las Vegas Sun
Plane with foreign tourists crashes in Nepal
Nepal police say a small plane with foreign tourists has crashed while attempting to land at a mountain airstrip in northern Nepal.
Mon May 13, 2013
Nepali travel agents visting China
In a bid to attract Chinese tourists to Nepal, Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents in association with Nepal Tourism Board is organizing NATTA China Sales Mission 2013 from May 15 to 24.
Illegal hotels decimate habitat, livelihood for indigenous Nepal community
The Majhis, an indigenous fishing community, say river fish are disappearing because of water contamination and destructive fishing practices by nonindigenous communities staying at illegal hotels.
Sun May 12, 2013
6 migratory birds sighted in Kathmandu
Birds need no visas to cross borders. A number of migrant birds have entered the capital to stay for a few months as part of their annual pilgrimage.
Trade infrastructure development Nepal's top agenda
Amid Nepals soaring trade deficit with China, the government is putting forward a host of demands with high-level Chinese officials to boost Nepals trade with the northern neighbor.
South End Standard
Southend Radio host to trek Nepal for charity
A RADIO show host is setting out on a tough trek through rivers, hills and mountains, to raise money for charity.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Times of India
China 'crushing' Tibetan dissident groups in Nepal
NEW DELHI: Wary of dissident Tibetan groups making Nepal a hub for their anti-China activities, Beijing appears to have taken to squeezing the Himalayan nation on the issue by using its developmental initiatives there as a counter-pressure tactic.
Fri May 10, 2013
Two Russians missing in Langtang
The other two were rescued by a Nepal Army helicopter on Thursday. Nepal Army and Nepal Police have been trying to rescue the missing tourists.
13 Days Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2013 for Rs 75,000 Only
Nepal Tourism Package, a leading Nepal Tour Operator, India, launches 13 days Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2013 for Rs 75,000 only New Delhi May 10, 2013 - A great and pocket friendly package of 13 days Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2013 has been launched by Nepal Tourism Package for all tourists seeking for cheap yet the best Kailash Mansarovar Tour plan.
Chinese state councilor Yang to visit Nepal
Yang is also the former Chinese Foreign Minister. Addressing a news conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday, Ministry spokesperson Arjun Bahadur Thapa said that the Chinese State Councilor will be arriving Nepal on May 18, 2013.
5th National Tourism Fair begins
The Fifth National Tourism Fair has begun at Bhrikutimandap in Kathmandu from Friday.
48 Hours In: Kathmandu
Sixty years after the first successful ascent of Everest, Sue Watt finds ancient temples, royal palaces and rooftop restaurants in the Nepalese capital This month sees the 60th anniversary of the historic first ascent of Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, on 29 May 1953.
Wed May 08, 2013
Tour de Nepal
Honorary Consul for Nepal in France, Didier Benard, has been encouraging the French people to visit the country he dearly loves For the past 14 years, Honorary Consul for Nepal in France, Didier Benard, has been promoting Nepal and encouraging the French people to visit the country he dearly loves.
Tue May 07, 2013
Why China's influence on Nepal worries India
As the instructor enters the classroom in Kathmandu, students rise from their seats and collectively greet him in Mandarin Chinese - "Ni hao! ". Each morning this group of about 20 boys and girls gather in a dingy, two-room flat above shops in a crowded Kathmandu market to learn Chinese.