Kathmandu

Type: City
Name: Kathmandu
Country: Nepal
Latitude: 27.709999
Longitude: 85.309998
population: 790,612
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Nepals former PM set to lead constitution drafting process

Kathmandu, April 24 : Nepal's former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai is set to take the leadership of Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (PDCC), a powerful committee on Nepal's ... ... [Published Big News Network - 1 hour ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

More teams withdraw, Nepal's Everest season in jeopardy

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Several foreign climbing expeditions have called off attempts to scale Everest following an avalanche that killed at least 13 local guides, meaning Nepal faces an entire season without a single ascent of the mountain for the first ... [Published Reuters: Environment - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Kathmandu, Nepal, Avalanche
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Climbers cancel Mount Everest expeditions in wake of deadly avalanche

KATHMANDU, NEPAL—Several planned Mount Everest expeditions have cancelled their trips in the wake of last week’s deadly avalanche , mountaineers said Wednesday.“Everybody wants to go back to Kathmandu, most are packing now,” said guide Tulsi Gurung, who ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

17 student unions against FSU polls

KATHMANDU, APR 23 -Seventeen students unions affiliated to different political parties have demanded Tribhuvan University (TU) to revoke its decision to announce the election of Free Students’ Union (FSU).Issuing a press statement on Wednesday the unions, ... [Published Kathmandu Post - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Do the Right Thing on Everest

Climbers cross ladders over shifting crevasses on the Khumbu Icefall.     Photo: Endeavor ConsultingLuis Benitez, mountain guideEverest summits: 6Photo: Claudia LopezMay 25, 2003—Karma Sherpa, who for three days had been serving clients at Everest Camp ... [Published Outside - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Road Safety Week observed

KATHMANDU, April 23: UN Global Road Safety Week is being observed in the Kathmandu Valley by organizing various public awareness programs on road safety from Wednesday.Nepal Automobile Sports Association (NASA), Swatantrata Abhiyan Nepal and Road Safety ... [Published MyRepublica.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 8 reports

Heartbreak in the Himalayas

The anguish in the Sherpa villages must be unbearable.Sixteen men, the breadwinners from small communities, aregone, killed by an avalanche in the Khumbu Icefall on MtEverest.Three others are in intensive care in Kathmandu hospitals.Sherpas originally ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Top three parties meet at PM residence; discuss grave issues

:25 nepalnews Hits: 59Privacy Policy View CommentsThree major political parties – Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist) held a meeting at Prime Minister Sushil Koirala’s official residence at Baluwatar, Kathmandu on Wednesday evening to discuss ... [Published Nepalnews.com - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 16 reports

Everest disaster prompts calls for reform

Kathmandu, Nepal - Surrounded by her female relatives, 48-year-old Kanchhi Sherpa gave a shrill cry, choking back tears. She gestured towards a pick-up truck, its front covered with a huge poster of her young son standing atop a snow-clad Himalayan peak, ... [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

40 injured as street vendors‚ police clash

KATHMANDU: At least 40 street vendors and four police personnel were injured in a clash between vendors and riot police at Shanti Batika today. The clash ensued after police rained lathis to foil the one-hour chakkajam that street vendors had enforced ... [Published Himalayan Times - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 8 reports

Govt calls gathering at NTB to mourn Everest Trage ...

Daughter of Nepalese mountaineer Ang Kaji Sherpa, killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest, cries during the funeral ceremony in Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, April 21, 2014. KATHMANDU: The government has called a gathering at Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) this ... [Published Himalayan Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 9 reports

Everest sherpas abandon 2014 climbing season after avalanche

Kathmandu (AFP) - Nepalese guides on Mount Everest said Tuesday they would abandon this year's climbing season to honour 16 colleagues killed in an avalanche last week, throwing hundreds of ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Avalanche, Kathmandu

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Sherpa said, "On the other hand, as we need to find alternative trails within the avalanche-hit area with its huge and deadly icefalls, sentiment at Base Camp includes both a desire to press on and scale Everest and play it safe."
"It is the responsibility of the chief justice to shape and build the image of judiciary" Shrestha added
"It's my understanding that the mountain is not officially closed, but that the vast, vast majority of teams have chosen to leave out of respect for the Sherpa community" said Adrian Ballinger, leader of Alpenglow Expeditions team, speaking from Kathmandu Thursday night
"He was an extremely charismatic young man," Marzec said. "He was fun...He was gentle. And he was a tremendous person. And I feel absolutely responsible for his death...It hurts when I talk about it."

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