Kathmandu

Type: City
Name: Kathmandu
Country: Nepal
Latitude: 27.709999
Longitude: 85.309998
population: 790,612
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 6 mins ago - 3 reports

Everest Avalanche updates: Death toll reaches 13

KATHMANDU: Rescuers on Mount Everest found the body of a 13th Nepalese guide on Saturday as authorities ruled out hope of finding any more survivors from the deadliest accident ever on the world’s highest peak.Three sherpas remained missing from Friday’s ... [Published New Straits Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 12 mins ago - 3 reports

Death toll in Everest avalanche rises to 13

KATHMANDU: After the rescuers dug out a dead body from the snow on the slope near Mount Everest's Camp I on Saturday, the official death toll in the Everest avalanche rose to 13, an official at the Tourism Minister confirmed. Three others, however, are ... [Published Himalayan Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

17 injured as bus veers off road in Basundhara

KATHMANDU: At least 17 persons were injured when a bus met with an accident in Basundhara of Kathmandu on Saturday morning. According to the Traffic Police Inspector Krishna Bahadur Karki of the Metropolitan Police Circle, Maharajgunj, the bus (Ba 2 Kha ... [Published Himalayan Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

Avalanche leads to deadliest accident on Mount Everest

KATHMANDU, Nepal -? Today was the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest. An avalanche swept down a slope killing at least 12?Sherpa guides, seriously injuring three other guides, and four still ... ... [Published Big News Network - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Avalanche, Kathmandu, Nepal
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Toll in worst-ever Everest accident rises to 13

The death toll in the worst-ever mountaineering accident on Mount Everest on Saturday rose to 13 as rescuers dug out a body buried under piles of snow, a day after a massive avalanche struck the world's highest peak killing 12 Nepalese Sherpa guides.Rescue ... [Published rediff.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

12 Sherpas die in Everest avalanche

Kathmandu, April 18 (Reuters): An avalanche sweeping down Mount Everest killed 12 Nepali Sherpas today at the start of the main climbing season, the tourism ministry said, in what may be the deadliest single incident on the world’s highest peak. The avalanche ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Avalanche, Kathmandu, Nepal
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 4 reports

Four still missing after Mt. Qomolangma avalanche kills at least 12

Four are still missing after at least 12 Nepalese have suffered untimely death after being swept away by avalanche in world's tallest mountainous region of Nepal, government staffs said Saturday.An avalanche hit Khubuche area near Camp 1 of Mount Qomolangma, ... [Published China.org.cn - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Norway: Action to be taken if charges serious

Funds misuse allegationKATHMANDU, APR 18 -Amid claims that The Southasia Trust misused funds received from the Royal Norwegian Embassy by campaigning against the ongoing peace process, Norway has said it has not aided "anti-peace activities" in Nepal ... [Published Kathmandu Post - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 29 reports

12 Nepalese guides die in deadliest Everest accident

KATHMANDU Twelve Nepalese guides preparing routes up Mount Everest for commercial climbers were killed on Friday by an avalanche in the most deadly mountaineering accident ever on the world’s highest peak, officials and rescuers say.The men were among ... [Published Oman Tribune - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 8 reports

Massive avalanche hits Mount Everest, claims 13 lives

Kathmandu: In what can be termed as one of the deadliest avalanches ever recorded in the history of Mount Everest, about 12 Nepalese Sherpa guides are killed and 7 others are missing. Six of the climbers are reportedly injured.The storm occurred at around ... [Published Daily Bhaskar - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

KMC distributes senior citizen allowance

KATHMANDU, April 18 : Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has provided Rs 10,000 to 13 senior citizens over the age of 88 as senior citizen allowance and Rs 3,000 to three disabled people.Stating that the allowance would add positivity in the lives of elders, ... [Published MyRepublica.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 20 reports

Avalanche kills 12 on Mount Everest

Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) -- A high-altitude avalanche Friday killed 12 Sherpa guides and seriously wounded three in the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest, officials said.Four others are missing, said Madhu Sudan Burlakoti of Nepal's Tourism Ministry, ... [Published KYTX CBS 19 - 23 hours ago]

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"My Sherpa said he won't be returning: He has a wife and a 2-year-old son and the love of his family outweighed any financial reward" the Australian climber Gavin Turner, 38, told the news agency AFP...
"It is the worst thing that could happen to an expedition climbing team . . . and us" she said
"As we walked down, hill was like plain and plain like hill, with no trace of the trail that we had walked just a few minutes before" he said
"Vitamin A´ supplementation program is very important in our context as it boosts immunity power in the children and reduces child mortality rate" he added. He said that the supplement also reduces prevalence of many diseases

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Everest Avalanche updates: Death toll reaches 13 [Published New Straits Times - 2 hours ago]
13th body pulled from Mount Everest avalanche :... [Published Daily Times - 2 hours ago]
Local polls urgent need : Khanal [Published MyRepublica.com - 2 hours ago]
Images emerge of avalanche that killed 13 in Ev... [Published Telegraph - 2 hours ago]
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Stress on settling wartime cases through TRC [Published MyRepublica.com - 2 hours ago]
Everest avalanche leaves climbers, guides in do... [Published NDTV - 2 hours ago]
Everest avalanche: Death toll increases to 13 a... [Published The Independent - 2 hours ago]
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4yo girl fatally falls into well [Published Himalayan Times - 2 hours ago]
Mushroom farm catches fire [Published Himalayan Times - 2 hours ago]
Death toll in Everest avalanche rises to 13 [Published Himalayan Times - 2 hours ago]
ICTJ urges govt to amend 'flawed' Bill on TRC‚ CID [Published Himalayan Times - 2 hours ago]
17 injured as bus veers off road in Basundhara [Published Himalayan Times - 2 hours ago]
Tragedy on Everest: Search for the missing resu... [Published Himalayan Times - 2 hours ago]
Pilot preparing to jump off Everest 'heart brok... [Published Himalayan Times - 2 hours ago]
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Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing 12 Sherp... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 22 hours ago]
KATMANDU, Nepal — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world’s highest peak. Several more were injured. The Sherpa guides ...
Nepal: Nepal activists flay reconciliation bill [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 18 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Nepal KATHMANDU, 18 April 2014 (IRIN) - Human rights activists have strongly criticized the provisions of a proposed Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) bill, saying it could grant amnesty to Maoist combatants and government troops for ...
Hundreds meet in Nepal for world’s bigges... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 14 2014]
Hundreds of Jewish travellers gathered in Kathmandu today to attend what organisers claim is the world's biggest Passover celebration as food supplies, delayed for weeks due to a diplomats' strike, arrived hours before the feast.Chabad House Nepal, which ...
12 Reasons Nepal Should Go On Your Vacation Buc... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Apr 11 2014]
Just Kathmandu it. The Annapurna Region Nepal is home to the Annapurna Region which is known for having some of the world's best trekking routes. There's also the lake city of Pokhara and shorter treks. The Annapurna Region compiles the wettest, driest, ...
Nepal: Nepal bill offers amnesty for war crimes [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 10 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Nepal 04/10/2014 08:49 GMT KATHMANDU, April 10, 2014 (AFP) - Former Maoist rebels or security force members who committed crimes during Nepal's civil war could be granted an amnesty except in cases of rape under planned ...
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