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  1. Trans-national route from India to Nepal on the anvilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Nation

    Kathmandu- India is set to announce the Buddhist circuit as India's first trans-national tourist route by incorporating Nepal's Lumbini, an Indian media reported on Tuesday. The effort will promote tourism in Nepal and Sri Lanka alongside that in India, with sites in the Buddhist circuit as well as the Ramayana circuit spanning the other two countries, according to The Indian Express.


  2. 500 pilgrims stranded on way to Kailash MansarovarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: Around 500 Indian pilgrims enroute to Kailash Mansarovar were stranded in Nepal's mountainous region of Hilsa and Simikot due to inclement weather which has also hampered the operation to evacuate them, officials said today. The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu was in touch with Nepal's Foreign Secretary, Home Secretary, Chief of Army Staff, Director General of Military Operations and police officials for rescuing the stranded Indians, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.


  3. Bolsover physio prepares for charity Himalayan trekRead the original story

    May 30, 2016 | Derby Shire Times

    An adventurous Bolsover physiotherapist will travel to the Himalayas later this year to set off on a gruelling trek to raise money for the people of Nepal. Sally Kennedy, 43, who works at Mansfield Community Hospital, will be trekking in the Annapurna region, a part of the remote Himalayan kingdom 5,000 metres above sea level.


  4. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: Bad weather hampering evacuationRead the original story

    May 30, 2016 |

    New Delhi, May 30 : Bad weather is hampering evacuation of pilgrims from the Nepalganj-Simikot-Hilsa route of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, the government said on Monday. "Due to bad weather, only a limited number of sorties could be carried out on Simikot-Hilsa sector by helicopter yesterday ," external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.


  5. Wisdom and tips for the traveling womanRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Marybeth Bond was a pioneer in women's travel long before books like "Eat, Pray, Love" made the concept popular. In 1983, at the age of 29, she quit her high-tech job, sold her possessions and traveled the globe alone for two years.


  6. Mussoorie Diary: 41 C, tidy tourists and stingy loo usersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 |

    Syed Firdaus Ashraf tries to escape the Mumbai heat in the hills of Uttarakhand and ends up discovering the after-effects of climate change and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. n May 20, as I stepped out of Dehradun's Jolly Grant airport, I was taken aback by the gusts of hot wind.


  7. NepalRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | State Department

    Tourist Visas: Either apply for a visa at a Nepalese embassy or consulate before traveling, or purchase a tourist visa upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport or at the following land border points of entry: Extending Your Visa: The Department of Immigration in the Kalikasthan neighborhood of Kathmandu, and the Immigration Office in Pokhara are the only two offices that can extend visas. The Immigration Office at Tribhuvan International Airport is not authorized to extend visas.


  8. The tallest place on Earth is nowhere near Mt. EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Whenever the question is asked, "what is the highest point on planet Earth ?" people naturally assume that the answer is Mt. Everest.


  9. Wildland Adventures Leads Quest to Summit of Mt. Rainier in July in Charity Climb for Nepal SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | PR Log

    The team's goal is to raise $5,000 to provide solar panels and lights to four primary schools and panels with the capacity to power up to four desktop computers in addition to lighting at a secondary school, all in rural Nepal. SEATTLE - May 23, 2016 - PRLog -- On July 28-30, 2016, a team from Wildland Adventures will embark on a charity climb to the summit of Mt.


  10. What is the Highest Place on Earth?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Universe Today

    Whenever the question is asked, what is the highest point on planet Earth ?, people naturally assume that the answer is Mt. Everest.


  11. The cheapest travel destinations for 2016 revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | GlobalNews

    Every year, the website Price of Travel ranks world cities according to how affordable they are for budget travellers. The 2016 Backpacker Index looks at the price of a dorm bed in a hostel, three budget meals, two rides on public transportation, one paid visit to a cultural attraction and three cheap beers to tell you how much money you'd need to get by each day.


  12. Nepalese brothers cycle the world for environment, public healthRead the original story

    May 22, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Two brothers from Nepal are on a cycling journey across the world to raise awareness on saving the environment and preventing HIV. They arrived in Korea in early May, hoping to spread their goodwill.


  13. Parkridge Names Frist Humanitarian Award RecipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 |

    Parkridge Health System named its HCA Frist Humanitarian Award Winners. Pictured from left to right are: Donna Nelson, Michelle Gulley, Dr. Mary Anna Sanders, Dr. Robert Magill, Rob Brown, Reba Holliefield and Dee Gladden, who was also an HCA TriStar Division winner.


  14. Upper Dolpo Trek, NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Sierra

    Restricted area permit fees and all trek expenses Three in-country flights, airport transfers, charter bus, donations to monasteries and conservation projects, entrance fees, sightseeing guides in town On the Tibetan Plateau in the great Himalayan rain shadow, lies Dolpo -- a legendary Ba-Yul or "Hidden Land," geographically cut off from the rest of the world by a barrier of high mountains, deep gorges, and thick forests. Our 30-day trek will allow us to truly explore this remarkable place, where we'll find a thriving and undiminished traditional Tibetan culture -- their villages possibly the highest on earth.


  15. Serve On return to Nepal a year on from devastating earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Salisbury Journal

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  16. David Murdoch announced as new Dean of University of Otago, ChristchurchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | The Press On-Line

    A shining beacon of colour in Professor David Murdoch's clean, white-washed office, is the Nepali wall-hanging positioned by the door. At the same time vibrant, chequered and embellished in gold, it is also faded and frayed; a much-loved gift from former colleagues.


  17. It's a big, complicated world, especially for womenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Happening-here?

    A few years ago, I had the privilege of joining in an all-women's trekking trip in Nepal. We didn't go any higher than 12,700 feet or climb any mountain.


  18. Furore in Nepal after Indian embassy official meets Madhesi leadersRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 |

    Kathmandu, May 12 : The troubled relations between Nepal and India took a further dip after a leading daily on Thursday carried a report about a meeting between Deputy Chief of Mission at the Indian Embassy Binaya Kumar with several Madhesi leaders outside Kathmandu. The media report in Thursday's edition of The Kantipur stated that Kumar reportedly asked Madhesi leaders about their upcoming protest in Kathmandu and urged them to increase participation of Madhesi people to press their demands over the constitution.


  19. Lymm man sets his sights on charity challenge following devastating earthquakeRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Warrington Guardian

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  20. China hands over medical equipments to Nepal's healthcare centerRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    More than 230 items worth 2.26 million U.S. dollars were transferred to Kathmandu-based center, which was established in 2011 with Chinese assistance. Addressing the handover ceremony, the Nepalese government expressed appreciation toward China for extending support in the traditional medical field of Ayurveda.