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7 min ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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ABC2 Maryland

Everest climbing season in doubt after avalanche

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Waterloo Chronicle

Trek to the top of the world

A group of University of Waterloo students may "only" be going to Everest base camp, but that means they face an 18-day round-trip hike, half the oxygen they're used to and temperatures fluctuating from 30C in Kathmandu to -10 at their highest altitude.

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India Talkies

All casinos in Nepal shut shop over royalty dues - Indiatalkies.com

Kathmandu, April 22: All casinos in Nepal have been shut down since Monday after their managements failed to heed the government's repeated warnings over their outstanding tax and royalty dues, the ministry of culture said Tuesday.

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How Stuff Works

Mt. Everest: Why Do People Keep Climbing It?

The world's 14 "eight-thousanders" -- mountains taller than 8,000 meters -- are all located in Asia.

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Suria

Everest guides abandon climbing season...

Nepalese guides on Mount Everest said Tuesday they would abandon this year's climbing season to honour 16 colleagues killed in an avalanche last week, throwing hundreds of mountaineers' plans into chaos.

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GPB.org

Climbing May Begin On Everest After Sherpas' Demands Are Met

Family members of the Mount Everest avalanche victims were lighting oil lamps Sunday at a Sherpa Monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Towards an official earth anthem

The celebration of Earth Hour on March 29 this year by over 7,000 cities across the world as well as the celebration of Equinox Earth Day on March 20 and Earth Day on April 22 by Earth Day Network are some of the landmark events that make us aware of our responsibilities towards our planet.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

Let it go

Implementing peace agreements is inherently a political process and this often remains true when a peace agreement is founded on political negotiations reached to terminate armed conflict.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

Aang San Suu Kyi visiting Nepal in June

Myanmar opposition leader and democracy icon Aang San Suu Kyi is arriving in Kathmandu in the second week of June.

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Nepalnews.com

Temporary teachers likely to be displaced

The school teachers working on a temporary basis since 2063 B.S. are likely to be displaced as the Teachers' Service Commission gears up to publish the result for the permanent enrollment.

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National Geographic

Sherpas Killed on Everest Cremated as Survivors Call for Boycott

A Buddhist monk sets fire to the body of Ankaji Sherpa, who was killed in Friday's avalanche on Mount Everest, during a cremation ceremony.

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AlertNet

As Nepali sherpa families cremate Everest victims, anger grows

Nepali families cremated eight Mount Everest sherpas on Monday as anger grew over how much compensation should be paid to victims of the single deadliest avalanche on the world's highest mountain.

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Reuters

Death toll climbs to at least 13 in worst tragedy on Everest

Rescuers recovered the body of one mountain guide on Saturday after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, bringing the death toll to at least 13 in the deadliest accident on the world's highest mountain.

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Nepalnews.com

Next Nepali Prime Minister

NC president Sushil Koirala had emerged as the sole candidate for the prime minister's chair with the victory of his party.

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