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News on Nepal continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | International Monetary Fund

Nepal: Mission Statement at the Conclusion of the 2014 Article IV Discussions

An International Monetary Fund staff mission, led by Mr. Alexander Pitt, met with the Nepalese authorities in Kathmandu during April 9-22, 2014, to conduct the Article IV Consultation discussions.

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3 hrs ago | MYREPUBLICA.com

Many Nepali workers find suicide as the best way out of Qatar

A furor raised by the international media sometime back over the miserable condition of migrant workers in Qatar is apparently fizzling out.

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5 hrs ago | Nepalnews.com

Homemakers to heroes

When Shrijana Singh Yonjan started Celebrating Womanhood Navadevi Awards in 2002, it was more a fashion program where the who's who of Kathmandu Valley gathered for a night of entertainment.

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9 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

TEDx Monterey: Filmmaker seeks answers to Nepalese girl's suicide

MONTEREY >> Filmmaker Amy Benson went to Nepal to make a promotional video for a nonprofit that provides scholarships for girls to go to school.

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11 hrs ago | Criminal Report Daily

Do We Need Police on Mt. Everest?

This is Gasherbrum II , on the border of Pakistan and China. It's 8,035 meters up in the sky and is sometimes known as K4.

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15 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

South Lakes climber ready to abort Everest fund-raising climb after avalanche tragedy

A SOUTH Lakeland man is preparing to abort a A 100,000 fundraising mission to conquer Everest after an avalanche killed 16 people, closing off the earth's highest mountain.

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19 hrs ago | SFGate

Mt. Everest expeditions canceled after Sherpa deaths

New Zealand mountaineer and Mount Everest expedition organiser Russell Brice and British mountaineer and expedition leader Phil Crampton talk with AFP, after flying from Mount Everest Base Camp to Kathmandu to speak with members of the Nepalese Government, at Kathmandu Airport on April 22, 2014.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Top Nepal officials fly to Everest to meet with Sherpas who want to abandon climbing season

The wrecking ball has destroyed many of the city's older homes in recent years, victims of the overheated development and real estate markets.

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National Geographic

Four Expeditions Cancel Plans to Climb Everest This Year

In the wake of the death of 16 sherpas in the Khumbu Icefall on the south side of Mount Everest last Friday, Base Camp is in turmoil.

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Nepalnews.com

Nepal lauds dynamic of change under way in Morocco

Kathmandu - Nepal's Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey lauded the dynamic of change taking place in Morocco under the leadership of King Mohammed VI, describing the ties between Kathmandu and Rabat as "amicable and harmonious."

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Nepalnews.com

Nepal should brand itself as an inexpensive destination to encourage mass tourism: Lama

Hari Man Lama is the Executive Chairman of Incentive Tours and Travels, which is the GSA of Malaysia-based long-haul, low-cost carrier AirAsia X. Involved in the tourism business with his Incentive Group of Companies for the last 18 years, Lama is a very dynamic personality with a strong vision to drive his business forward and ensure growth.

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NewsOK.com

Climate change likely to make Everest even riskier

Nepal was left reeling when a sudden ice avalanche slammed down onto a group of Sherpa guides on Friday and killed 16 in the deadliest single disaster on Everest.

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Lincoln Daily News

A former Lincolnite climbing Mount Everest

N athan Dolbeare and his wife, Kris, took a journey to Nepal almost a month ago to climb two of the highest mountains in the world: Mount Labouche and Mount Everest.

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Forward

Lessons of Nepal

In the hillside farming village of Mahadev Besi, west of Kathmandu, half a dozen middle-aged Jews from Jerusalem sit cross-legged on the floor of a bamboo shed, listening to the local women.

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CBC News

Can Nepal's Everest industry survive a Sherpa strike?

A walkout by Sherpa mountain climbers following the tragic deaths of 16 guides on Mount Everest will certainly have an impact on the Nepalese economy.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

Japan provides 1.475 billion grant for restoration of micro

The Government of Japan ha agreed to provide a grant assistance of Rs. 1.475 billion for the restoration of the micro hydro projects in western region.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

This is Local London

Fundraising duo descended Base Camp Everest hours before avalanche

A fundraising father and son have arrived safely back in Britain after descending from Base Camp Everest hours before an avalanche killed 16 Sherpa climbing guides.

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SFGate

News of the day From Across the Globe, April 23

It was the latest in a surge of attacks as Iraq gears up for parliament elections next Wednesday.

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Men's Journal

Everest on the Brink: The Latest from the Mountain

Tensions continue to rise in the wake of last week's tragic serac avalanche on Mount Everest, which killed 16 men, all of them professional Nepalese climbing Sherpas.

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The New Zealand Herald

Kiwi firm cans Everest trip after deadly avalanche

Thirteen Sherpa and Nepalese were killed in the avalanche, and another three remain missing, presumed dead.

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