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  1. Nepal earthquake survivors at risk as fuel crisis deepensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | ABC News

    A fuel crisis in Nepal has disrupted aid agencies' efforts to send essential items like blankets and clothing to earthquake survivors in remote mountainous areas before winter sets in, aid workers say. Protests at the Indian border over Nepal's new constitution, which began in September , have prevented tankers from taking petroleum into the landlocked Himalayan nation, forcing Kathmandu to ration fuel and import supplies from China.


  2. Wild Pair shoe shop goes into receivership, but doors remain openRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Wild Pair, formerly Payless Shoes, went into receivership on Thursday at the request of its owners Michael and Paul Donovan. Receivers William Blackaoe' and Andrew Grenfellaoe' of McGrathNicol said in a statement that the company would continue to trade while they worked with management, creditors and staff.


  3. Nepal border blockade: Hospitals running out of drugsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 10 | GantDaily.com

    "We are running critically low on drugs used in the emergency, ICU and operation theater," said Dr. Swayam Prakash Pandit, director of Bir Hospital, Nepal's largest public medical facility in Kathmandu. "The stockpile of cooking gas in the hospital is also running low.


  4. Trekking in Nepal will take your breath awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    I was already going to be in India, why not pop next-door and clamber up to Everest Base Camp? So I tacked the trek onto the end of my trip. Three days after booking a tour with Intrepid, the devastating 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal.


  5. Mount Everest Lodge Trek, NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Sierra

    No mountain is more famous than Everest, and when you stand on a ridge at 18,450 feet, it towers above you for another two miles. We will trek to Gorak Shep, at 17,100 feet, the highest trekking lodge site on the planet, at the base of Sagarmatha , traveling through Sherpa villages and visiting Buddhist monasteries along the way.


  6. NAC imports 150,000 tons of air fuel after India's undeclared blockadeRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2015 | Nepalnews.com

    Kathmandu, Oct 17: The Nepal Airlines Corporation has imported a total of around 150,000 tons of air fuel since the unofficial blockade imposed by Indian government on Nepal. The NAC held a bilateral agreement with Nepal Oil Corporation to import aviation fuel for operating domestic flights of seven days to ease air route travel during the festive season.


  7. The Wizard of Oz in Nepal, Oct 16th, day 23 of blockadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Krishna's "Mount" is a peacock. When you go to South Asia you can visit the temples and enjoy the chanting, but you can take it to a different level if you are actually there long enough to hand out with some Krishna devotees.


  8. Gear Review - REVIEW: Jottnar Uller Base LayerRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | UKClimbing.com

    The Uller is Jttnar's first base layer and as with many of their other designs they haven't gone down the obvious path in selecting to use yak wool! Until being asked to review the Uller, the only things I've seen made out of yak's wool were those incredibly scratchy and itchy jumpers and wooly hats you can buy from tourist shops in Thamel, Kathmandu. So the first thing to say is that the Uller, which is actually a synthetic/yak wool mix, is that it isn't in the slightest bit scratchy.


  9. KathmanduRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2015 | TrekEarth

    Almost 3 months after the earthquake I got the chance to visit Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. With my government still highly discouraging to travel to Nepal, I had to see for myself.


  10. Oil-starved Nepal seeks suppliers to bring fuel by airRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Kathmandu, Nepal a Struggling with a fuel shortage after Indian shipments stopped, Nepal is asking suppliers to bring gasoline and kerosene by airplane before the Himalayan country begins celebrating its biggest festival of the year. And for the first time, it is looking to import fuel from China.


  11. Assam flood alarm system goes placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Guwahati, Oct. 5: An early flood warning system developed by Kathmandu-based International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in collaboration with Assam-based NGO Aaranyak, is being replicated in Nepal and Afghanistan. This system makes innovative use of information and communication technology by deploying simple electronic sensors to produce flood warning signals through wireless technology for disseminating flood warning messages to and through a wide network of communities and government agencies.


  12. Continue Reading...Read the original story

    Oct 2, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Nepalese visitors walk on ruins near the Nyatapola temple in Bhaktapur. The temple itself survived the earthquake.


  13. The glory of NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Multi-award winning photographer and fellow of The Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain, Ganid Thepsrimuang has long been fascinated by Nepal, not only because of its extraordinary architecture, the people and their traditions, culture and way of life, but also the grandeur of the Himalayan mountain range. So when disaster struck in the form of a massive earthquake on April 25 that destroyed thousands of lives as well as ancient towns and villages, he was devastated.


  14. Nepal bouncing back on tourism mapRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2015 | Asia News Network

    Tourism in Nepal is bouncing back after the earthquake that devastated parts parts of the state in this year on April 25. With the situation fast returning to normal, the tourism authority of Nepal is gearing itself up to regain the annual inflow of 800,000 tourists with special focus on the October-November season. According to Govind Bahadur Karki, director-general of Nepal tourism, its annual revenue from tourism hovers around 40 billion , excluding the indirect realisation from allied sectors.


  15. Nepal quake: Regional cooperation important to counter post-disaster traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | India.com

    Kathmandu, Sep 2: In the tangle of narrow alleyways in Kathmandu's Thamel, a top tourist spot since the 1970s hippies' era, 'Earthquake Special' discounts stand as grim reminders of the April 25 tragedy that exposed thousands of survivors to mental trauma. The temblor, which claimed nearly 9,000 lives and rendered thousands homeless, has also brought to the fore the importance of regional cooperation in mental health interventions for post-disaster trauma cases.


  16. Four months after Nepal quake: Migration issues impact recoveryRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Four months after the devastating April 25 earthquake, the delayed return of migrant family members, coupled with low levels of disaster-preparedness, has become a major concern for Nepal's households with external migrants. Standing next to a precariously propped-up makeshift tent and their damaged stone houses, Lalita Koirala and Kalpana Koirala of east Nepal's Dhading district have some things in common - they survived the quake, their husbands work abroad and the two are desperately waiting for them to return to start rebuilding.


  17. Amazing AnnapurnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | The Daily Star

    The trek to Annapurna Base Camp was a long awaited event of my life. On 8 April, 2015 a group of members of Team ABC trek and Team Kayaking started our journey for Kathmandu, Nepal.


  18. Mini Chinatown and Mandarin speaking staff: Nepal built it, will the Chinese come?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    A Hindu temple is still supported by timbers at Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO world heritage site in Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, on June 23, 2015, after it was reopened to visitors on June 15 in an attempt to bring tourism back to the region following April's devastating earthquakes. Photo: Kyodo The narrow labyrinthine streets of the former hippy enclave of Tamil in downtown Kathmandu used to be the place to go for mountaineering gear, cashmere shawls or thankas.


  19. Watch - Earthquake in NepalRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    On Saturday, April 25, 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck 48 miles northwest of Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, causing avalanches around Mount Everest and several aftershocks. In Kathmandu, conditions are returning to normal.


  20. When pictures speak a thousand wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | The Telegraph

    An array of human faces and the varied emotions etched on them transported a select gathering at Hyatt Regency on Thursday to the rubble of human devastation that is Nepal. Kolkata to Kathmandu, a city-based effort of goodwill for the people of Nepal, collaborated with Oxfam International to host I Bow to The Buddha in You - a photography installation, followed by a fund-raiser auction.