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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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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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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.
Thirteen Sherpa and Nepalese were killed in the avalanche, and another three remain missing, presumed dead.
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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.
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.
The world's 14 "eight-thousanders" -- mountains taller than 8,000 meters -- are all located in Asia.
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.
Family members of the Mount Everest avalanche victims were lighting oil lamps Sunday at a Sherpa Monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal.
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.
Myanmar opposition leader and democracy icon Aang San Suu Kyi is arriving in Kathmandu in the second week of June.
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.
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.
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.
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.