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  1. Update: One Israeli Woman Reported Dead in Nepal Bus AccidentRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    One Israeli woman has just been reported among the dead in the tragic bus accident that took place in Nepal this morning. A bus traveling from Kathmandu to Langtang fell off a cliff and into a ravine in the Himalayas, and has resulted in at least 10 deaths and dozens of injured.

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  2. Traveling with more than Good IntentionsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Boulder Weekly

    Why well-meaning adventurites and volunteers sometimes do more harm than good, and how one local adventure company intends to set a better example On a visit back to his native country, on a trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal, Portland State University professor Bishupal Limbu remembers being uncomfortable because of his shoes.

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  3. Noose tightens around Nepali tourism bossRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Parliamentary panel directs Tourism Ministry to suspend NTB CEO Nirola over massive financial impropriety He was known as a man of patronage whose network extended throughout the sprawling Nepali bureaucracy and politics. He was untouchable and all powerful.

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  4. Alumni meet as St Paul's turns 150Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Telegraph

    Darjeeling, Oct. 22: St Paul's School in Darjeeling is planning an international alumni meeting from October 30 for three days to mark the 150th year of the institution in the hills. Bishop George Edward Lynch Cotton had moved St Paul's School from Calcutta to Darjeeling in 1864.

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  5. Nepal ministries monitor 'third worst airport'Read the original story

    Wednesday | Newkerala.com

    Five Nepalese ministries Wednesday decided to monitor the country's only international airport after it was ranked as the world's third worst airport by a famous travel website, saying the airport resembled a "bus station in an impoverished neighbourhood". "A Rapid Response Team headed by a joint-secretary of the home ministry and comprising representatives from the ministries of foreign affairs, finance, physical infrastructure and transport, ecotourism and TIA was formed today and will begin to work from today," Mohan Krishna Sapkota, spokesperson for the ministry of culture, tourism and civil Aviation told Xinhua Wednesday.

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  6. Nepal: Walking across the top of the world: the Annapurnas of Nepal part IVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    I have found no new information regarding the recent avalanche along the Annapurna Circuit. There is a BBC clip: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/29689935 regarding a British trekker who escaped the avalanche, but it wasn't working when I tried it.

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  7. Epic Himalayan job for Wigtown doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Galloway Today

    DrJim Dunn, 58, will be among 24 cyclists from throughout the UK who will take part in an epic challenge to cycle 350km through the foothills of the Himalayas from 8-17 November. With the healthcare charity EMMS International, the cyclists will be helping to improve the health of mothers and their babies who would otherwise go without essential healthcare in the Dang District of Nepal.

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  8. Nepal, India enact power tradeRead the original story

    Tuesday | Asia News Network

    In a major boost to power trade between Nepal and India, the two neighbours have signed a power trade agreement, paving the way for free trade of power like any other commodity. The process that began in 2010 when Nepal first sent a draft of the PTA to India for approval ended with the signing on Tuesday.

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  9. Mourning After Nepal Storm Resonates Across BordersRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    KATHMANDU, Nepal -- In an incense-filled prayer room inside a Buddhist monastery here, more than a dozen lamas prayed beside the body of Sherpa, a 36-year-old porter who died last Tuesday alongside two Slovakian clients when an avalanche engulfed their group at the base of the At a small, brick synagogue in the Nepalese capital, a handful of friends prayed for Nadav Shoham, an Israeli man of about 30 who was overcome by blasting wind and blinding snow that day as he tried to fight his way down from the Thorong La pass to the nearest town.

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  10. Jazz at Patan starts with musical fusion of Nepali musicians, international artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Nepalnews.com

    Surya Nepal Jazz Kathmandu Jazz Festival's 'Jazz at Patan' event has kicked off at Yala Maya Kendra in Patan Dhoka with a fusion of Nepali classical music and jazz on Tuesday evening, October 21, 2014. The event started at 6 pm at the traditional, tree-filled ambiance of the Yala Maya Kendra garden aiming to provide a perfect setting of majestic musical fusion between visiting international artists and classical musicians from Nepal.

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  11. TATOPANI: Transport goons fleecing traders at Tatopani pointRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Asia News Network

    Yadav Pathak, a trader from Nuwakot, had to shell out 300,000 rupee to agents to ensure that his cargo of imported LED lights was shipped to Kathmandu from Tatopani in time for Tihar. Realising that he would incur massive losses if the consignment did not reach the Capital before the second biggest festival of the Hindus, he had to pay an extra 215,000 rupee over the 85,000 rupee freight charge fixed by the Nepal Truck Container Entrepreneurs' Association.

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  12. All destinations open; trekking permits being issued as normal: Tourism ministryRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Nepalnews.com

    The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation reiterated Monday that all tourist and trekking destinations in the country will continue to remain open and permits are being issued as normal. Stating that the reports that the government has stopped issuing trekking permit to Annapurna area in the wake of the tragedy from an avalanche and blizzards that has claimed scores of lives there were baseless and untrue, the ministry has called those reports 'unauthentic' and appealed to all tourists to visit Nepal and enjoy the natural beauty and hospitality of the country.

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  13. Unease in Nepal tiesRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Oct. 20: Narendra Modi may have wowed Nepal in August but a recent Chinese attempt to woo Kathmandu has triggered unease in India's strategic establishment, betraying a dilemma that has long marked New Delhi's neighbourhood foreign policy. India has quietly prodded Nepal for details of plans for a possible visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Kathmandu next year at a time the Modi government is trying to demonstrate a new commitment to the Himalayan nation, officials have told The Telegraph .

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  14. Nepal: Walking across the top of the world: the Annapurnas of Nepal part IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Examiner.com

    Before beginning the continuation of the trek, the latest news regarding the avalanche a few days ago. It is now being reported that 39 people have died.

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  15. Planets align for must-see stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Mercury

    TASMANIA has been declared one of the top 10 regions of the world to visit next year by globally influential travel guide Lonely Planet. Tasmania's stardom is set to rise to a new level after Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2015, released today, named Tasmania the No.4 must-see region in the world.

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  16. India to give fleet security help for SAARC summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Hindustan Times

    Extending the hands of friendship further, India has agreed to provide the car fleet for the VIP movement during the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit in Nepal next month. Nepal has made the request to India to provide logistical support for the summit, which includes bullet-proof cars and other vehicles for the movement of South Asian heads of state and governments and other VIPS like the ministers.

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  17. Body of 4th Missing Israeli Hiker Recovered in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Jewish Press

    The mountain trek of a lifetime has ended for Israeli hiker Michal Gili Charkesky. Her lifeless body was recovered from the Himalayas.

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  18. Sushma Swaraj discusses SAARC meet with Nepal; India to help logisticallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | DNA India

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday held talks with her Nepalese counterpart Mahendra Bahadur Pandey on the forthcoming SAARC Summit to be held in Kathmandu and assured him of positive Indian response to the neigbouring country's request for logistical support. Nepal has requested vehicles including bullet-proof cars for the SAARC Summit and India would be supplying these.

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  19. Planets align for TassieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Mercury

    TASMANIA has been declared one of the top 10 regions of the world to visit next year by globally influential travel guide Lonely Planet. Tasmania's stardom is set to rise to a new level after Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2015, released today, named Tasmania the No.4 must-see region in the world.

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  20. Aussie island a Top 10 destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | NEWS.com.au

    THEY could pick any place in the world - but Lonely Planet have chosen one part of Australia to complete its Top Ten destinations list for 2015. THIS couple has travelled the globe and says no destination can beat Australia.

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