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  1. Everest: Ultimate mountain rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    New series Everest Rescue follows an elite band of helicopter search and rescue pilots, saving injured and at-risk climbers and sherpas on this dangerous mountain. One of these pilots is Kiwi Jason Laing, a veteran who learnt to fly in the Southern Alps.


  2. Big bang tourism trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Telegraph

    The Bihar government is preparing a detailed project report to develop tourist circuits in the state. The report will be sent to the Centre to seek funds.


  3. I took the Dalai Lama to a ski resort and he told me the meaning of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Silicon Alley Insider

    In the mid '80s, I was living in Santa Fe, N.M., making a shabby living writing magazine articles, when a peculiar assignment came my way. I had become friendly with a group of Tibetan exiles who lived in a compound on Canyon Road, where they ran a business selling Tibetan rugs, jewelry, and religious items.


  4. Nepali women row against tide of discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    Batuli Bhujel weaves deftly through the colourful wooden boats and paddles into the shore of Phewa Lake in west Nepal, stepping lightly out of her boat and steadying it as she helps her young passengers off. For years, Bhujel has paddled tourists out at dawn to be rewarded with majestic views of the snow-capped Himalayas reflected in the glassy waters.


  5. New York Eye Team Sets Sights on Educational and Surgical Mission to Northern IndiaRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | PRWeb

    This month, the New York-based ISMS-Operation Restore Vision, a team of expert ophthalmologists and specialists, will travel to the banks of the Ganges River to teach advanced microsurgical techniques, conduct complex patient consults, and perform free-of-cost surgeries for underprivileged patients. Blindness is a severe public health problem in Northern India, especially in the remote mountain villages located in the foothills of the Himalayas.


  6. Nepal unveils plan to connect Everest Base Camp with free broadbandRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 |

    Kathmandu [Nepal], Feb.15 : Nepal Telecommunications Authority has unveiled its plan to connect the Everest Base Camp and the famous Annapurna Trekking Route with free broadband. The plan to connect the Everest Base Camp with broadband falls under the plan to connect all the district headquarters of Nepal with broadband informed the chief of Nepal Telecommunications Authority Chief, Digamber Jha.


  7. Now you can climb Mount Everest in VRRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Mashable

    Just last week, I had a great conversation with a Manhattan taxi driver named Sherpa, who, after I asked if his name was connected to Nepal, told me that he had indeed stopped working on Mount Everest to live in New York City . Smiling, he suggested I visit the famed mountain one day, to which I replied, "I'm a fragile city guy, maybe one day I'll visit it in virtual reality."


  8. Looking to Fundraise for a Children's Charity? Reach New Heights with our Himalaya adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 |

    Want to make this summer the most unforgettable ever? Instead of yet another marathon, why not do something genuinely different? In today's political climate, it's more important than ever to support charities that make a positive impact on the world. We need to build bridges rather than walls, to improve the lives of children in poverty-stricken countries.


  9. Nepal education ministry officials to take Chinese language courseRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | Xinhuanet

    Government officials from Nepal's Ministry of Education will start to learn Chinese language from Monday to enhance their understanding about China. Some 25 officials took part in the opening ceremony of Chinese language course organized by the Chinese Embassy in Nepal.


  10. 650 transgenders in Nepal apply for civil servicesRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | Nerve News

    Kathmandu, Feb 11 - For the first time in the history of Nepal, 651 transgenders applied for civil service exams conducted by the Public Service Commission last year, a media report said. The forms for civil service jobs exams had three gender options, one for male examinees, the other for females, and the third for the 'Other' sex, Kathmandu Post reported.


  11. India gives NRs 85 million for building 2 schools,hospital in Nepal1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 |

    Kathmandu, Feb 10: India has contributed 85 million Nepali rupees for the construction of two school buildings and one community hospital in Nepal's eastern Dolakha district. "Ambassador of India Ranjit Rae handed over two schools and one community hospital to the people of Dolakha district," according to a statement issued by the Indian Embassy here.


  12. Nepal to create world's highest free WiFi service at Everest base campRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 |

    Nepal will create free WiFi zones at the base camp to facilitate communications from the world's highest mountain and to aid rescue efforts in the event of any contingencies. The base camp is located at the height of 5360 metres , making this the highest location at which free WiFi services will be available.


  13. Thu 16th Feb: Chew Valley, Everest and Beyond...An evening with Paul 'Tut' BraithwaiteRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 |

    Chew Valley, Everest and evening with Paul 'Tut' Braithwaite, Thurs 16 Feb at 7pm Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team are pleased to invite you to an evening of insight into British mountaineering. Renowned mountaineer, Paul 'Tut' Braithwaite, will chart his climbing career - highlighting the importance of our local Chew Valley as a hotbed of climbing activity that became the bedrock for so many British expeditions.


  14. Med students helping NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 |

    A Naramata-raised woman is one of eight first-year UBC medical students travelling to Nepal this spring to organize the largest public health screen in the country's history. The five-week trip is the third year for the UBC Sickle Cell Project, which is trying to get a handle on the prevalence of sickle cell disease in rural Nepal.


  15. 2014 Layered SunriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | TrekEarth

    I stayed in the Pokhara Valley for 4 nights, 3 of them in the friendly and functional Tropicana Hotel, in the so-called Northside area of Pokhara . Tropicana offered clean bed linen , emergency power points for long hours without the normal electricity supply and one-step-above-lukewarm shower almost every evening for an hour or so.


  16. Sunday Series Features Talk about Day-to-day Life in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Bangor Daily News

    The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of informal and interactive programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, will present a program about day-to-day life in Nepal by Ankit Dhakal and Ashley Hinson Dhakal on Sunday, February 12. Attendees will hear a brief overview of Nepal, and learn about Nepali customs, rituals, family relationship, and also what it's like to be a foreigner welcomed into a Nepali family. Ankit Dhakal is a lawyer trained in international law and human rights.


  17. World's most expensive holiday? Wealthy travellers offered...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 |

    A travel company is offering loaded jet-setters a luxury 20-city world tour in a private airliner for a wallet-busting 11million. Believed to be the planet's most expensive holiday, it includes being whisked a total of more than 30,000 miles around the globe on a private Boeing 767.


  18. Has Mount Everest grown or lost height? We'll know soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 |

    On its 250th birthday, the Survey of India will send 30 mountaineers, armed with the most modern equipment, to measure the height of Mount Everest. Pallava Bagla reports.


  19. Bengal Travel Mart organised to develop tourism industryRead the original story

    Friday Jan 27 |

    Siliguri [India], Jan. 28 : The department of Tourism, North Bengal Development Department and Eastern Himalaya Travel Tour Operators Association , largest body of tourism industry in North East jointly organized the second edition of three-day long Bengal Travel Mart in Siliguri under Darjeeling district of West-Bengal. It is the first event in the state where at least 144 delegates from different states along with delegates from Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka participated in the mart.


  20. Indians across the world celebrate Republic DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | The Times of India

    Patriotic fervour gripped Indians across the world as they celebrated the 68th Republic Day by unfurling the tri-colour and organising cultural festivities. BEIJING/CAIRO: Patriotic fervour gripped Indians across the world as they celebrated the 68th Republic Day by unfurling the tri-colour and organising cultural festivities.