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2 hrs ago |

Victims of Everest avalanche identified as death toll rises to 12

The victims of an avalanche that took place just below Camp II of Mount Everest in Solukhumbu district have been identified as the death toll in the tragedy increased to 12 by today evening.


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6 hrs ago | The Nation

12 guides die in worst-ever Everest accident

At least 12 Nepalese guides preparing routes up Mount Everest for commercial climbers were killed Friday by an avalanche in the most deadly mountaineering accident ever on the world's highest peak, officials and rescuers say.


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9 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Sherpa deaths on Mount Everest hit home for Pittsburgh watchmaker



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10 hrs ago | India Talkies

Nine killed in Mt Everest avalanche -

Kathmandu, April 18: At least nine people, all of them Nepali nationals, were killed in an avalanche on Mt Everest Friday morning, an official said.


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14 hrs ago | The News Tribune

5 Sherpas for local climbing companies killed, another injured in Everest avalanche

In this Saturday May 17, 2003 file photo, a view of the Kumbhu icefall, the first hurdle in the ascent to Everest from base camp, is seen from Everest Base camp, where 12 Nepalese guides were killed, Nepal.


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15 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

A Nepalese Sherpa Dawa Tashi, who was injured during an avalanche, gets treatment at a hospital in Katmandu, Nepal, Friday, April 18, 2014.


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20 hrs ago | Evening News

'One of the saddest mornings I have ever witnessed' - Norfolk...

'One of the saddest mornings I have ever witnessed' - Norfolk adventurer speaks after Mount Everest avalanche kills at least 12 Sherpa guides A Norfolk adventurer who is climbing Mount Everest has told of her sadness after an avalanche killed at least 12 local guides.


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21 hrs ago | India Talkies

Online shopping gaining popularity in Nepal -

Kathmandu, April 18: With the middle class getting more tech-friendly in Nepal, it is no wonder that people are now slowly shifting to online shopping.


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Yesterday | Florida Baptist Witness

Heart languages soar with songs of faith in Nepal

WELCOMING WORSHIP Santali Christians perform a welcome dance to the tune of a song they wrote at a music workshop.


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Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

Everest avalanche: 6 dead, 9 missing

The last light of the day sets on Mount Everest as it rises behind Mount Nuptse as seen from Tengboche.


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Yesterday | IRIN

Nepal activists flay reconciliation bill

Human rights activists have strongly criticized the provisions of a proposed Truth and Reconciliation bill, saying it could grant amnesty to Maoist combatants and government troops for alleged crimes committed during the country's decade-long civil war.


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Thu Apr 17, 2014

6 Nepalese guides dead, 9 missing in Mount Everest avalanche

An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine more missing, officials said.


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CPN-M cadre arrested on hooliganism charge

The Kathmandu Metropolitan Police has detained a student leader of CPN-Maoist chaired by Mohan Baidya for resorting to bullying and vandalism in a college in the capital on Thursday.


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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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UCPN (Maoist) stalls house proceedings yet again

UCPN once again stalled the parliamentary proceedings on Thursday, demanding the withdrawal of the murder charges leveled against its 13 cadres in connection with a conflict era case.


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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Cirencester firefighter returns home after climbing Mount Everest

THE world's tallest mountain was no match for Cirencester's Des Moore who has returned from climbing the enormous Mount Everest.


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Wed Apr 16, 2014

ABC News

Photos: This Week in Pictures: Top Photos from Around the Globe

BG Express Train No.15666 derailed at Ajuri station, near the Morigaon district of Assam state, about 80km away from Guwahati city, India, April 16, 2014.


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Passover Shipment to Nepal Saves Seder

The container arrived after being released from an Indian port on Monday, hours before the seder scheduled for up to 1,500 Jewish travelers was set to take place.


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Daily Mail

Nepal marks the start of 2071 at Bisket Jatra festival

The Nomadic Kitchen! Friends ride 20,000km from London to Cape Town in 501 days by BICYCLE ... all in search of the perfect meal Popular Cornwall beach ruined for Easter holidays after council dumps 100 CHRISTMAS TREES on it Bank Holiday rip-off! Hotels charge up to 30% more for bookings over Easter - with Benidorm and Brighton the worst offenders ... (more)


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IFC to extend financial assistance of Rs 600 billion for development of Nepal's hydropower

Kathmandu, April 15: The International Finance Corporation has announced to provide financial assistance equivalent to Rs 600 billion for the development of Nepal's hydropower sector.


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