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#Nepal

# nepal - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Offices closed and markets shut as Nepal imposes 15-day lockdown amid surge in Covid cases
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Offices closed and markets shut as Nepal imposes 15-day lockdown amid surge in Covid cases

Apr 29th 2021, 9:24 AM 10,108 Views 13 Comments

The lockdown was imposed in most of the Himalayan nation’s major cities and towns.

# nepal - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Mount Everest grows four metres after China and Nepal agree new height measurement
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Mount Everest grows four metres after China and Nepal agree new height measurement

Dec 8th 2020, 10:52 AM 16,697 Views 27 Comments

The new official height of the world’s tallest peak is 8,848.86 metres.

# nepal - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Veteran Sherpa guide who set Everest record dies aged 72
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Veteran Sherpa guide who set Everest record dies aged 72

Sep 22nd 2020, 8:48 AM 29,167 Views 6 Comments

Ang Rita was a national hero known as the ‘snow leopard”.

# nepal - Sunday 26 July, 2020

“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas
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“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas

Jul 26th 2020, 12:00 PM 12,076 Views 14 Comments

“This black mountain, in the past this was all ice but now it’s just rock.”

# nepal - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Floods, drought and natural disasters already threatened food security in Nepal, then coronavirus came
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Floods, drought and natural disasters already threatened food security in Nepal, then coronavirus came

Jul 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 12,686 Views 3 Comments

Too much rain, and too little rain, hampers farmers and their crops.

# nepal - Saturday 21 March, 2020

In Nepal, Sherpas are losing vital tourism income, but 'stopping the virus is more important than our jobs'
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In Nepal, Sherpas are losing vital tourism income, but 'stopping the virus is more important than our jobs'

Mar 21st 2020, 11:55 AM 18,967 Views 10 Comments

Cormac Fitzgerald reports from Nepal on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting Mount Everest’s guides.

# nepal - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Mount Everest region to ban single-use plastics
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Mount Everest region to ban single-use plastics

Aug 21st 2019, 5:11 PM 10,849 Views 14 Comments

The region receives over 50,000 tourists every year, including climbers and trekkers.

# nepal - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

American climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest
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American climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest

May 28th 2019, 10:43 AM 48,385 Views 63 Comments

About half a dozen climbers died on Everest last week, including two Irish men .

# nepal - Saturday 25 May, 2019

British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak
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British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak

May 25th 2019, 11:00 AM 47,202 Views 48 Comments

Robin Fisher’s death follows that of Irishman Kevin Hynes who died yesterday.

# nepal - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Government will help family of Trinity professor who went missing on Everest 'in any way possible'
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Government will help family of Trinity professor who went missing on Everest 'in any way possible'

May 19th 2019, 6:02 PM 37,351 Views 0 Comments

Seamus Lawless went missing on the world’s highest mountain earlier this week.

# nepal - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest a day after reaching peak of world's highest mountain
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Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest a day after reaching peak of world's highest mountain

May 16th 2019, 6:12 PM 50,985 Views 35 Comments

Seamus Lawless reportedly fell on the mountain at an altitude of 8,300m yesterday.

# nepal - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Nepali woman and her two children die in outlawed 'menstruation hut'
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Nepali woman and her two children die in outlawed 'menstruation hut'

Jan 10th 2019, 4:19 PM 54,425 Views 30 Comments

The ancient shunning practice known as “chhaupadi” was outlawed in 2005.

# nepal - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain
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Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain

Oct 14th 2018, 7:52 AM 28,456 Views 16 Comments

It is the deadliest incident to hit Nepal’s mountaineering industry since 2014.

# nepal - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak
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Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

Oct 13th 2018, 10:33 AM 12,308 Views 7 Comments

The bodies of four South Koreans and four Nepali guides were spotted among the wreckage of their camp.

# nepal - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Tourists among six dead in Nepal helicopter crash
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Tourists among six dead in Nepal helicopter crash

Sep 8th 2018, 5:55 PM 14,467 Views 1 Comment

One woman survived the crash with injuries and has been airlifted to the capital.

# nepal - Monday 21 May, 2018

Japanese climber who lost nine fingers on Everest dies on his eighth attempt at the summit
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Japanese climber who lost nine fingers on Everest dies on his eighth attempt at the summit

May 21st 2018, 10:38 AM 48,434 Views 37 Comments

Nobukazu Kuriki was a solo climber who’d conquered other 8,000m peaks in Nepal.

# nepal - Monday 14 May, 2018

Double leg amputee reaches summit of Everest, 40 years after losing his feet during his first attempt
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Double leg amputee reaches summit of Everest, 40 years after losing his feet during his first attempt

May 14th 2018, 9:33 AM 19,042 Views 18 Comments

Xia Boyu had both his feet amputated after suffering frostbite during his first attempt at Everest in 1975.

# nepal - Friday 20 April, 2018

Plane with 139 people on board skids off runway causing chaos at Kathmandu airport
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Plane with 139 people on board skids off runway causing chaos at Kathmandu airport

Apr 20th 2018, 9:26 AM 15,081 Views 15 Comments

Nobody was hurt in the incident but hundreds of passengers had flights cancelled.

# nepal - Monday 12 March, 2018

49 dead after plane crashes in Kathmandu in worst accident in decades
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49 dead after plane crashes in Kathmandu in worst accident in decades

Mar 12th 2018, 10:44 PM 36,641 Views 9 Comments

The disaster is the worst such incident to hit Nepal for years.

# nepal - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Nepali woman suffocates in 'menstruation hut'
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Nepali woman suffocates in 'menstruation hut'

Jan 11th 2018, 3:45 PM 41,348 Views 41 Comments

She died of suspected smoke inhalation

# nepal - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Irish project helping to end child marriage in Nepal
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Irish project helping to end child marriage in Nepal

Dec 31st 2017, 9:30 AM 11,125 Views 4 Comments

10% of girls in Nepal are married by the age of 15 and 37% by the age of 18.

# nepal - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Death toll in worst monsoon season in decades tops 1,200
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Death toll in worst monsoon season in decades tops 1,200

Aug 30th 2017, 10:50 PM 13,883 Views 14 Comments

At least five people, including two children, have been killed in Mumbai since yesterday.

# nepal - Thursday 1 June, 2017

A 'Wexford Bus' has been spotted doing the rounds in the mountains of Nepal
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# Any Strawberries

A 'Wexford Bus' has been spotted doing the rounds in the mountains of Nepal

Jun 1st 2017, 4:09 PM 18,084 Views 1 Comment

Erm… hi?

# nepal - Monday 22 May, 2017

Rescuers find body of missing Everest climber, bringing death toll to four
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Rescuers find body of missing Everest climber, bringing death toll to four

May 22nd 2017, 12:00 PM 33,448 Views 20 Comments

More than a dozen climbers have also been rescued from the mountain in the last three days.

# nepal - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Rescuers find trekker who survived in remote mountainous terrain for 47 days
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Rescuers find trekker who survived in remote mountainous terrain for 47 days

Apr 26th 2017, 10:12 PM 22,688 Views 2 Comments

The man’s partner had died three days before rescuers arrived, he said.

# nepal - Saturday 18 March, 2017

For exiled Nepali women, donated bicycles are a passport to a better life
# Fleeing The Poverty Trap
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For exiled Nepali women, donated bicycles are a passport to a better life

Mar 18th 2017, 12:53 PM 12,451 Views 6 Comments

Dozens of women were forced to flee their homes during the country’s decade-long civil war.

# nepal - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Man and woman in prison for killing their respective spouses marry each other
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Man and woman in prison for killing their respective spouses marry each other

Feb 25th 2017, 11:29 AM 18,576 Views 22 Comments

The match between the convicted murderers was set up by the man’s mother – who’s also in prison.

# nepal - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Is Everest still the tallest peak? Scientists aren't too sure
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Is Everest still the tallest peak? Scientists aren't too sure

Jan 25th 2017, 6:15 AM 18,542 Views 19 Comments

It’s thought a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015 knocked an inch off the top of the world’s highest peak.

# nepal - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

15-year-old Nepali girl banished for menstruating dies in a cowshed
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15-year-old Nepali girl banished for menstruating dies in a cowshed

Dec 21st 2016, 4:39 PM 30,257 Views 37 Comments

Some Hindus view menstruating women as impure. The girls are sometimes forced to remain in a hut or cowshed for days,

# nepal - Monday 8 August, 2016

Baby killed in helicopter crash in Nepal
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Baby killed in helicopter crash in Nepal

Aug 8th 2016, 7:00 PM 11,898 Views 3 Comments

There were five adults and one infant on board as well as the pilot. There were no survivors.

# nepal - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Landslides and floods kill 33 in Nepal
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Landslides and floods kill 33 in Nepal

Jul 27th 2016, 7:23 AM 7,194 Views 0 Comments

Two children were killed when a school in the capital Kathmandu partially collapsed.

# nepal - Monday 30 May, 2016

"I don't understand, I still don’t understand" - Climber's grief after wife's death on Everest
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"I don't understand, I still don’t understand" - Climber's grief after wife's death on Everest

May 30th 2016, 9:20 PM 54,651 Views 29 Comments

Robert Gropel and his wife Maria Strydom were climbing Mount Everest together earlier this month when she died.

# nepal - Monday 23 May, 2016

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days
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Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days

May 23rd 2016, 12:12 PM 18,948 Views 19 Comments

The latest fatality is an Indian climber.

# nepal - Monday 4 April, 2016

Survivors of Nepal earthquake 'being sold as child slaves in UK'
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Survivors of Nepal earthquake 'being sold as child slaves in UK'

Apr 4th 2016, 3:45 PM 15,942 Views 16 Comments

Children are said to be exchanging hands for as little as €6,500.

# nepal - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

23 confirmed dead as passenger plane crashes on Nepal mountain
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23 confirmed dead as passenger plane crashes on Nepal mountain

Feb 24th 2016, 1:37 PM 25,384 Views 7 Comments

The aircraft lost contact with air traffic control eight minutes after taking off.

# nepal - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Nepal earthquake survivor: 'More than anything now, the women need safety'
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Nepal earthquake survivor: 'More than anything now, the women need safety'

May 27th 2015, 6:00 PM 34 Views 4 Comments

One month on, a survivor of the Nepalese earthquake talks about the conditions in the camps and the dangers faced by displaced women and girls.

# nepal - Friday 15 May, 2015

Wreck of missing US helicopter found in Nepal
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Wreck of missing US helicopter found in Nepal

May 15th 2015, 7:58 AM 9,221 Views 3 Comments

It is unknown if there are any survivors.

# nepal - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

May 13th 2015, 11:59 PM 24,893 Views 0 Comments

A little girl egged at a No campaign event, the death of Derek Davis and a train crash in Philadelphia had people talking today.

"People have no hope left. We know that another quake is coming"
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"People have no hope left. We know that another quake is coming"

May 13th 2015, 9:03 PM 12,828 Views 4 Comments

The search has also been continuing for a US military helicopter that went missing while delivering aid.

Irish people are jokingly using Facebook's Nepal safety check-in
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Irish people are jokingly using Facebook's Nepal safety check-in

May 13th 2015, 5:52 PM 29,463 Views 26 Comments

Their friends really aren’t impressed.

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