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  1. Sarasota's ShelterBox Provides Relief After Nepal EarthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sarasota Magazine

    Normally, tourists flock to the little town of Jiri in the Himalayan foothills to start the popular days-long trek to the Mount Everest base camp. Tensing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary passed through here on their way up, and although most climbers fly to a landing strip closer to base camp these days, the town has gained the nickname of "Gateway to Mount Everest."

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  2. Everest renews invite to thrill junkiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    In a bid to revive the abandoned trip to the 29,029 peak, Tata Steel Adventure Foundation has switched gears to initiate talks with the Nepal government. The premier adventure outfit is sending Hemant Gupta to Kathmandu next month to request the Nepal government's ministry of tourism to renew the permit that expired after the last expedition to the Everest was abandoned due to the earthquake on April 25. "The Nepal government has opened the Everest for climbers earlier last week.

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  3. Tibet Travel Agency TCTS Announces New Overland Budget Tibet Tour Offering for Fall 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Tibet travel agency Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS announces a new tour offering for the fall 2015 travel season. Now travelers on a tight schedule and tight budget can travel from Lhasa to Nepal in as little as 5 days.

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  4. Definition of art should not fence or confine artRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Nepalnews.com

    The display of the artworks by Martin Travers, an international mural and street artist from South London, was not planned, but a stroke of serendipity. A total of 10 pieces of artworks are displayed at the exhibition - which will last until September 6 - and is a tribute to the people of Nepal and their resilience in the wake of unforgiving quakes.

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  5. Nepal Struggles to Revive Mountain TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Voice of America

    Nepalese porters carry heavy loads for climbers on their way to Everest Base Camp at Kyangjuma, Nepal in this April 7, 2015 photo.. Japanese climber Nobukazu Kuriki will be the first person to make a solo attempt at reaching the 8,850-meter summit.

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  6. Diplomatic Enclave: Charter of consensusRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Mydigitalfc.com

    Nepal's constitution drafting process was in its last stages this Monday when long simmering differences on the demarcation of provinces flared into violent protests that resulted in the death of eight persons, including six policemen. Drawing provincial boundaries are often highly emotional and polarising issues, and as long years of experience have shown in India, they can arouse passions over ethnic, linguistic and physical demarcations.

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  7. Airline traffic in Nepal soars as strikes cripple highwaysRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Asia News Network

    Domestic airlines in Nepal have seen an unprecedented rise in traveller movement in the last two weeks due to a flurry of strikes launched in various parts of the Tarai in protest against the proposed federal set-up that have shut down surface transportation. Although airlines have added extra flights to a few Tarai destinations to cater to increased demand, airline officials reported that a shortage of seats persisted as travellers were taking to the skies in hordes following the closure of the highways.

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  8. Facing an Unexpected Natural Disaster, Cross-Continental Solutions...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | PRWeb

    Recent International Volunteer through CrossContinental.org Was Impressed by the Organization and Efficiency the Organization Displayed When Forced to Change Venue Due to the Risk of Aftershocks in Nepal. Recently, the mountain nation of Nepal was rocked by several strong earthquakes that left devastating damage in their wake.

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  9. Walking The Nile explorer Levison Wood to take on the HimalayasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Radio Times

    The man who wowed viewers with Walking the Nile, a C4 series based on a 2013 walk along the entire length of the African river, is now walking the length of the world's highest mountain range a journey of an estimated 4 million footsteps. Beginning in Afghanistan and trekking 1700 gruelling miles across the roof of the world, Levison will be travelling through some of the most remote, and dangerous places on earth in Walking the Himalayas.

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  10. Explorer Levison Wood tackles Himalayas for Channel 4 showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Hampshire Chronicle

    An explorer who trekked the Nile is to attempt to walk the entire length of the Himalayas in his latest TV challenge. Levison Wood will begin in Afghanistan and trek 1,700 miles, travelling through some of the most remote, beautiful and perilous places on earth, teaming up with local guides and meeting soldiers, monks and nomadic tribes.

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  11. PDN Photo of the Day: Finding a Voice on Instagram in the Wake of Nepal's EarthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Photo District News

    When a 7.8 earthquake rocked Nepal four months ago on April 25, 2015, Cape Town-based photographer Sam Reinders quickly made plans to travel to the devastated country, a place she knew well. She'd been to Nepal several times before, seeking breaks from a busy schedule dictated by freelance photography work and a four-year stint as a full-time photo editor at a popular South African travel magazine.

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  12. Minister Dharmendra Pradhan: Nepal-India pipeline to be finished in 30 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | India.com

    Kathmandu, Aug 24: India and Nepal on Monday inked an agreement for a 41-km Amlekhgunj-Raxaul petroleum pipeline, with visiting Indian Minister Dharmendra Pradhan saying its construction would be completed within 30 months. Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Pradhan and his Nepalese counterpart Sunil Bahadur Thapa inked the Memorandum of Understanding for the construction of the pipeline from Raxaul to Amlekhgunj and re-engineering the Amlekhgunj Depot and allied facilities.

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  13. Visiting Chinese delegation calls on UCPN (Maoist) and CPN-Maoist leadersRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Nepalnews.com

    Kathmandu, Aug. 24: Visiting Chinese delegation led by Assistant Minister for International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China Dou Enyong called on UCPN Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the latter's residence at Lazimpat today. In the meeting, matters relating to the ongoing constitution drafting process and current political developments were discussed.

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  14. India, Nepal to ink petroleum pipeline deal on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | India.com

    Kathmandu, Aug 23: The much awaited Nepal-India petroleum pipeline project is set to take-off with the signing here on Monday of an MoU for construction of the 41-km Amlekhgunj-Raxaul petroleum pipeline with Indian assistance. Nepal's Minister for Commerce and Supplies Sunil Bahadur Thapa and Indian Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan will sign the framework agreement in this regard.

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

    Sunday Aug 23 | 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.

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  16. Yeti Airways plane aborts take-off and crashes through fence to 'avoid birds'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Daily Mail

    A plane crashed through a fence and ended up in the grass after aborting take-off to avoid a bird strike, with incredible pictures showing passengers disembarking after it came to a standstill. The Yeti Airways plane was taking off from Bhairahawa Airport en-route to Kathmandu when it swerved off the runway as it was picking up speed.

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  17. Yeti JS41 at Bhairahawa on Aug 20th 2015, rejected takeoff results in runway excursionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | AVHerald

    A Yeti Airlines Jetstream 41, registration 9N-AJC performing flight YT-894 from Bhairahawa to Kathmandu with 28 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff from Bhairahawa when the crew decided to reject takeoff at high speed due to a flock of birds on the runway. The aircraft veered off the runway and came to a safe stop off the runway.

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  18. Alicia Isles on a mission to help NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | South Coast Register

    A FORMER local woman, who was taken into the Shoalhaven's hearts after being badly burnt as a toddler, is doing her bit to help earthquake ravaged Nepal. SCHOOL OF THOUGHT: Former Shoalhaven Heads woman Alicia Isles with sisters Yashi, Saba, Toshi and Adibaba and their mother Iqbal and two students from the Angels World Academy school.

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  19. Home-based women workers keep alive traditional weaves post-Nepal quakeRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Newkerala.com

    Rendered homeless by the devastating April 25 earthquake, Nepala's indomitable home-based women workers , who churn out the traditional hand-woven 'Dhaka' fabric, harnessed their exquisite craftsmanship to stitch relief material in the face of death and despair. Four months on, they are getting back to work to keep the legacy alive.

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  20. Come back, Nepal urges travellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Age

    Dispelling the idea that the earthquake-ravaged country of Nepal is a chaotic pile of rubble - without hiding the very real devastation - is no mean feat for a poor nation where half a million people rely on international tourists for their livelihood. The magnitude 7.8 Gorkha quake shook the south Asian nation to its core on April 25 this year and its aftershocks numbered in the hundreds.

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