5 hrs ago
The New Zealand Herald
Nepal: Frozen tears on Mt Everest
This Wednesday marks the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary's ascent to the top of Mt Everest with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay.
9 hrs ago
Conquering Everest: 60 facts about the world's tallest mountain
Sixty years after Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay first reached the peak of the highest mountain on Earth, Kathryn Bromwich offers 60 facts about the top of the world Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.
13 hrs ago
Buddhists flock holy sites to observe Buddha Jayanti
Roma Sherpa, 55, a resident of Kapan in Kathmandu, sat on her heels after making 10 rounds of the Baudhanath Stupa, Saturday afternoon.
Fri May 24, 2013
Republic Day function organised in Washington DC
US Assistant Secretary of State Robert Blake and Ambassador Sharma speaking at the function organized to celebrate Nepal's Republic Day in Washington DC.
Trekking in the Himalayas: how to do it
Since the first successful ascent of Mount Everest, 60 years ago next week, the Himalayas have become far more accessible to walkers.
Thu May 23, 2013
Times of Oman
Sixty years after the first successful ascent of Everest, it's time to revel in the ancient temples, royal palaces and rooftop restaurants in the Nepalese capital This month sees the 60th anniversary of the historic first ascent of Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, on May 29, 1953.
Wed May 22, 2013
Asia News Network
Air ticket shortage in Gulf route leaves thousands of Nepalese workers stranded
Around 20,000 Nepali migrant workers have been stranded in Nepal's capital city Kathmandu due to a shortage of air tickets and an exorbitant hike in ticket prices on the Gulf route.
Tue May 21, 2013
Asia News Network
Nepali-Canadian 1st double amputee on Everest
A Nepali-Canadian has become the first double amputee to climb the world's highest mountain.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Billings Outpost
MSU professor dies on trip
BOZEMAN Betsy Palmer, an associate professor of education at Montana State University, passed away Monday as a result of injuries sustained in a landslide while traveling in Nepal, university officials announced Monday.
Opinion: Three Ways to Avoid Another Mount Everest Fight
For those climbing Mount Everest, meeting the challenge has always relied on teamwork, friendship, communication, trust, dedication, and shared values.
Sat May 18, 2013
Nepal DHC6 at Jomsom on May 16th 2013, runway excursion
A Nepal Airlines de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter, registration 9N-ABO performing flight RA-555 from Pokhara to Jomsom with 19 passengers and 3 crew, landed on Jomsom's runway 24 at 08:33L but veered left off the runway, went down the slope to the Kaligandaki river and came to a stop on the bank with the left wing in the water.
Fri May 17, 2013
Voice of America
China Increases Investment in Himalayan Neighbor Nepal
In a sprawling 132-bed hospital in Nepal's capital, patients receive treatment for everything from blood disorders to heart disease - vital services in a country that the United Nations ranks 157th in the world for human development.
Thu May 16, 2013
Nepal plane crash injures 21, including 8 Japanese
A plane crashed while trying to land at a mountain airstrip in northern Nepal early Thursday, and all 21 people on board, including eight Japanese tourists, survived with injuries, police said.
Nepal plane crash injures 21, including 9 Japanese
The House and Senate Agriculture Committees have laid the groundwork this week for reducing the size of the federal food stamp program, approving farm bills that would shrink the food aid and alter the way people... The House and Senate Agriculture Committees have laid the groundwork this week for reducing the size of the federal food stamp ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
The Las Vegas Sun
Plane with foreign tourists crashes in Nepal
Nepal police say a small plane with foreign tourists has crashed while attempting to land at a mountain airstrip in northern Nepal.
Mon May 13, 2013
Nepali travel agents visting China
In a bid to attract Chinese tourists to Nepal, Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents in association with Nepal Tourism Board is organizing NATTA China Sales Mission 2013 from May 15 to 24.
Illegal hotels decimate habitat, livelihood for indigenous Nepal community
The Majhis, an indigenous fishing community, say river fish are disappearing because of water contamination and destructive fishing practices by nonindigenous communities staying at illegal hotels.
Sun May 12, 2013
6 migratory birds sighted in Kathmandu
Birds need no visas to cross borders. A number of migrant birds have entered the capital to stay for a few months as part of their annual pilgrimage.
Trade infrastructure development Nepal's top agenda
Amid Nepals soaring trade deficit with China, the government is putting forward a host of demands with high-level Chinese officials to boost Nepals trade with the northern neighbor.
South End Standard
Southend Radio host to trek Nepal for charity
A RADIO show host is setting out on a tough trek through rivers, hills and mountains, to raise money for charity.