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  1. Encounters With Strange CreaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Day

    In years of tramping hither and yon over hill and dale I've crossed paths with grizzly bears, black bears, moose, yaks, alpaca, bobcats, mountain goats, porcupines, otters, whales, sharks, eagles, hawks, owls and a veritable Noah's Ark of other critters, but the strangest of all have not been ones with fins, feathers or four legs, but two-legged characters. While trekking through the Khumbu region of Nepal's Himalayas, a hiking companion and I took a side excursion with a Sherpa to the Everest View Hotel.


  2. Nepal Travel WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    The overall effect of the initial earthquake and its aftershocks varied greatly across the country. Areas close to the epicenters suffered significant damage, while other areas in the country were nearly unaffected.


  3. Hey Mark Zuckerberg! Nepal might lose FaceBook! and other disasters from no petrol Oct 9th day 16Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    You're missing the boat if you don't. In the case of many newspaper pieces, I am only presenting a snippet of the entire.


  4. US Warns Its Nationals Against Travelling to NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Outlook

    The US has warned its nationals against traveling to Nepal citing concern about recent incidents of violence in the earthquake-ravaged country which might affect its tourism sector. "While the frequency and severity of aftershocks have greatly diminished, the possibility of earthquakes or aftershocks continues.


  5. Habitat for Humanity cancels Jimmy Carter build in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Columbian

    Jimmy Carter's first international trip since announcing that cancer has spread to his brain has been canceled, the former president and the group Habitat for Humanity said. Carter planned to attend a Habitat for Humanity build in Nepal next month.


  6. Meet Mira RaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Slate Magazine

    After 68 miles and millions of footsteps, the Ultra Pirineu trail race, a rugged Skyrunning Series circuit through Spain's Pyrenees mountains, came down to four brief minutes. The Skyrunning Series is an attempt at professionalizing the determinedly dirtbag, proudly lone wolf sport of trail running, with high-altitude races on five continents and a hefty prize purse.


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

    Thursday | 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.


  8. .com | DA North West deputy leader missing in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News24

    Johannesburg The DA's deputy North West leader, Petro Nel, went missing while on a sightseeing flight in Nepal on Thursday. "She is on holiday there and went on a sightseeing tour earlier this morning [Thursday] and didn't return on time," former DA North West leader Chris Hattingh said.


  9. Sightseeing aircraft with 2 aboard missing in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Reporter

    An ultra-light aircraft carrying two people on a sightseeing flight over the mountains of central Nepal went missing Thursday, officials said. Pokhara airport official Kashi Nath Poudel said the aircraft was piloted by a Russian national and was carrying a South African tourist.


  10. Nepal Crisis Day 15 - US position about tourism; and the government goes on holiday Oct 8thRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Kos

    At this exact time of year, the Himalaya really does look like that, filling the horizon. And yes, many villages destroyed in the earthquake are still in ruins.


  11. Ultra-light aircraft with 2 on board goes missing during sightseeing flight in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fox News

    An airport official says an ultra-light aircraft with two people on board has gone missing during a sightseeing flight over the mountains of central Nepal. Pokhara airport official Kashi Nath Poudel said the aircraft, piloted by a Russian national, took off Thursday morning with a South African tourist.


  12. Local School and Chef Make Significant Contribution to Nepal ReliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 |

    When a devastating earthquake hit Nepal last April, the world watched as thousands of people lost their homes, loved ones and lives. One local school, however, decided that watching wouldn't be enough.


  13. Indian embassy seeks petrol in Nepal; Twitterati go wildRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 7 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Kathmandu : The Indian embassy here has requested the state-owned Nepal Oil Corporation for weekly supplies of fuel in view of the ongoing petrol shortage. The plea has led to a storm on Twitter with Kathmandu's Twitterati launching a sarcastic campaign on the social networking service asking for donations to help out the Indian mission.


  14. Ridgefield Academy Supports Chef's Visit To Assist Earthquake VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | The Bedford Daily Voice

    Children in Nepal were excited to see Ridgefield Academy chef Ipsa Lama on visit to the nation this summer, where the school provided her with $3,604 to assist with relief efforts. RIDGEFIELD, Conn.


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

    Monday Oct 5 | 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.


  16. Two friends plan fundraiser to rebuild school in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 4 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    One of the buildings at a rural school at Chaurikharka, Nepal, destroyed by recent earthquakes. Photo special to the Sentinel.


  17. Siege of Kathmandu Day Ten Oct 5th 2015 - What would you tell Jimmy Carter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 4 | Daily Kos

    Katahdin in Maine's Baxter State Park. From the summit, you can shout out to Bill in Portland Maine putting together "Cheers and Jeers."


  18. Portuguese cyclist Luis Leao Pinto crowned 'King of Himalayas'Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 4 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Shimla: Top Portuguese cyclist Luis Leao Pinto comprehensively won each and every stage of the eight-day MTB Himalaya, in its 11th edition, to clinch the Men's Solo as well as the Overall titles of the cross country, endurance race at The Ridge here on Sunday. The 36-year-old Pinto, who won the race in 2013 as well, clocked 24 hours, 16 minutes and 29 seconds to complete the eight-day, seven-stage race, which had a day's break in between.


  19. Nepal farmers countering climate challengesRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 3 |

    Farmers in Kavrepalanchok district, 45 km northeast of the national capital, are facing difficulties owing to scarce rains and rising temperature and the extent to which climate change is affecting their livelihoods. "There is a noticeable change in climate.


  20. MUM alumnus achieves storybook dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | The Fairfield Ledger

    But in Khanal's case, the dream seemed especially far-fetched, since no one in his family or even his entire village owned a car. "In fact, no one owned a car within 40 miles of the village," he said.