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  1. 85-year-old aiming to be oldest Everest climber diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    In this April 12, 2017 file photo, Nepalese mountain climber Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, smiles as he finishes his morning yoga workout at his residence in Kathmandu, Nepal. Officials say Sherchan who was attempting to scale Mount Everest to regain his title as the oldest person to scale the worlda s highest peak has died at the base camp on Saturday, May 6, but was not clear about the cause of the death.

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  2. 85yo climber dies attempting Everest age recordRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | ABC News

    An 85-year-old Nepali has died while attempting to scale Mount Everest to regain his title as the oldest person to climb the world's highest peak, officials say. Min Bahadur Sherchan died at the base camp on Saturday evening, but the cause of death was not immediately clear, said Dinesh Bhattarai, chief of Nepal's Tourism Department.

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  3. 85-year-old aiming to be oldest to climb Mount Everest diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | New York Daily News

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - An 85-year-old Nepali died Saturday while attempting to scale Mount Everest to regain his title as the oldest person to climb the world's highest peak, officials said. Min Bahadur Sherchan died at the base camp on Saturday evening but the cause of death was not immediately clear, said Dinesh Bhattarai, chief of Nepal's Tourism Department.

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  4. Joseph Hooker: The travelling man who became Emperor of BotanyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | New Scientist

    On the last day of September 1839, the 22-year-old Joseph Dalton Hooker boarded HMS Erebus bound for far southern seas. He spent the next four years as assistant ship's surgeon - a lowly position but one that kick-started a career that saw Hooker become one of the greatest scientists of the 19th century.

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  5. Thai Smile Airways introduces flights to Buddhist pilgrimage sites in India & NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Merinews

    Thai Smile Airways has announced flights from Bangkok to four Buddhist pilgrimage sites in India and Nepal namely Lumbini, Bodh Gaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar . According to the announcement, Thai pilgrims will benefit from these new service routes operated by Thai Smile, making it convenient for them to visit the four important places related to Buddha's birth, enlightenment, first preaching and parinirvana as an air-connected circuit.

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  6. Michael Pascal Launches 'Meditation for Daily Stress: 10...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Drawing on his experience living at the Kopan Monastery in Nepal, meditation teacher Michel Pascal shares his simple method of meditating in the moment to calm the mind and break the cycle of stress addiction. Meditation for Daily Stress: 10 Practices for Immediate Well-being is more than just an exploration of why we experience stress; it is a guide to a revolutionary meditative technique for finding peace, quiet, mindfulness, centeredness and simplicity in our daily lives.

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  7. OlaViajes.com Offer Special Itinerary for 2017 India, Nepal & Bhutan TourRead the original story

    May 4, 2017 | World News Report

    Olaviajes.com is a famous pioneer for customized signature journeys in Asia. For the first time in history, OlaViajes has introduced an exclusive itinerary, which has a set of signature events, outstanding features and all-inclusive tariff.

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  8. The path to nirvanaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    Lumbini in Nepal is on the foothills of the Siwalik Range in Rupandehi and is the birthplace of the Lord Buddha. Buddhist literature says the newly-born Prince Siddhartha took seven steps and uttered an epoch about ending the suffering of humanity when his mother Queen Maya Devi of Sakya King Suddhodana of Kapilavastu gave birth to him in the Lumbini Garden on the way to her hometown Devadaha in 623 BC.

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  9. Chris Weidner: Steve Swenson and the KarakoramRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Daily Camera

    Steve Swenson in 2007 on Suma Brakk in Pakistan. Layers of the rugged Karakoram Range are visible behind him.

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  10. Mount Everest is so crowded this year, there's risk of 'traffic jams'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Nepal issued a record number of permits this year to foreign climbers - 371, not including their guides - on Mount Everest. - British mountaineer Tim Mosedale was descending Mount Everest's treacherous Khumbu Icefall after a recent acclimatization run when he came across a large group of inexperienced climbers struggling with their gear.

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  11. More on IdahoRead the original story

    May 3, 2017 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    In Search of Myths and Heroes "Shangri-La" The third of Michael Wood's historical journeys takes viewers on a thrilling trek through India, Nepal and Tibet in search of Shangri-La. The tale of the magical valley hidden behind the Himalayas was popularized in the 1930s movie Lost Horizon, but the myth of a secret earthly paradise is much older.

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  12. More on IdahoRead the original story

    May 3, 2017 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Films Bykids "Home Is Where You Find It" 16-year old Alcides Soares, like hundreds of thousands of kids in Mozambique, lost his parents to AIDS. Alcides is living apart from his sister and searching for a little brother he hasn't seen in 10 years.

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  13. Acclaimed mountain climber first to die during Mount Everest seasonRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | New York Post

    A Swiss climber acclaimed for his rapid ascents - including scaling dozens of peaks in the Alps in a little more than two months - died Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers and officials said. Ueli Steck died at Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse, Mingma Sherpa of Seven Summit Treks said.

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  14. Nepal government in crisis as ruling partner quits9 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | India.com

    Kathmandu, May 1 The Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government in Nepal on Monday received a major blow after one of the ruling coalition partners, Rastriya Prajatantra Party, decided to withdraw from the government over the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice. A meeting of the party central committee decided to pull out support following the impeachment motion registered in Parliament against Chief Justice Sushila Karki by the two other ruling coalition parties, Nepali Congress and CPN , on Sunday.

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  15. Famed Swiss climber falls to death near Mount EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Al Jazeera

    A famed Swiss climber has died in Nepal's Everest region after falling 1,000 metres off a ridge during preparations to scale the world's highest mountain. Ueli Steck, 40, died on Sunday after falling to the foot of Mount Nuptse, a smaller peak in the area, officials said.

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  16. Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies in mountaineering accident near Mount EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | ITV

    World record setting climber Ueli Steck - known for his speed at scaling mountainous terrain - has died in an accident near Mount Everest. The death of the Swiss athlete was confirmed by expedition organisers at Seven Summit Treks who said his body had been recovered from Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse on Sunday.

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  17. Hard rocks from Himalaya may raise flood risk for millionsRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi , Apr 30 : A new study has shown that how earthquakes and storms in the Himalaya can increase the impact of deadly floods in one of Earth's most densely populated areas. Large volumes of hard rock dumped into rivers by landslides can increase flood risk up to hundreds of kilometers downstream, potentially affecting millions of people, researchers say.

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  18. Swiss Climber Dies in Fall Near EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Voice of America

    A tourist is silhouetted as he takes pictures of Mount Nuptse as Mount Everest is covered with clouds in Solukhumbu district, also known as the Everest region, Nov. 30, 2015. An experienced Swiss climber died Sunday after he fell in the Everest region of Nepal during preparations to climb the world's highest mountain, the first to perish in the current climbing season, officials said.

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  19. 2014 Farewell PokharaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | TrekEarth

    It's hard to believe, when you're there, that Pokhara is the second largest city in Nepal. Like Kathmandu with its Thamel , Pokhara also has its tourist quarter, called the Lakeside, full of hotels, restaurants and souvenir shops.

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  20. UK man spends seven years cycling around the world for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | ABC News

    After seven years, more than 70,000 kilometres, temperatures of as high as 54 degrees Celsius and as low as -40C, a UK man has this week wrapped up a cycling trip that took him around the world. Depressed by the stresses of self-employed life after university, Mr Timmis began backpacking, but soon decided to "pitch himself against the world".

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