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#Nepal

# nepal - This year 2022

Body of missing US ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson found on Mount Manaslu in Nepal
# Himalayas
# Himalayas

Body of missing US ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson found on Mount Manaslu in Nepal

Sep 28th 2022, 9:32 PM 27,001 Views 0 Comments

Nelson slipped and went missing while skiing down the world’s eighth-highest mountain.

14 bodies recovered after plane wreckage found in Nepal mountains
# Nepal
# Nepal

14 bodies recovered after plane wreckage found in Nepal mountains

May 30th 2022, 8:28 AM 35,968 Views 1 Comment

The Civil Aviation Authority said that the plane “met an accident” at 4,420 metres in the Sanosware area of Thasang rural municipality.

Plane with 22 on board missing in Nepal’s mountains
# Pokhara
# Pokhara

Plane with 22 on board missing in Nepal’s mountains

May 29th 2022, 9:53 AM 15,033 Views 0 Comments

It is a popular route with foreign hikers who trek on the mountain trails.

Sherpa guide breaks own record scaling Mount Everest for 26th time
# On Top Of The World
# On Top Of The World

Sherpa guide breaks own record scaling Mount Everest for 26th time

May 8th 2022, 3:00 PM 24,510 Views 16 Comments

Kami Rita, whose father was among the first Sherpa guides, first scaled Everest in 1994 and has been making the trip nearly every year since.

# nepal - Last year 2021

More than 100 people dead as floods and landslides hit India and Nepal
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

More than 100 people dead as floods and landslides hit India and Nepal

Oct 20th 2021, 8:04 AM 6,995 Views 3 Comments

In Uttarakhand in northern India, officials said that 46 people had died in recent days with 11 missing.

Ireland to send ventilators and defibrillators to help Nepal fight Covid-19
# Nepal
# Nepal

Ireland to send ventilators and defibrillators to help Nepal fight Covid-19

Jun 16th 2021, 6:26 PM 9,162 Views 8 Comments

Oxygen concentrators, ventilators, defibrillators and PPE are among some of the equipment to be donated.

Offices closed and markets shut as Nepal imposes 15-day lockdown amid surge in Covid cases
# Nepal
# Nepal

Offices closed and markets shut as Nepal imposes 15-day lockdown amid surge in Covid cases

Apr 29th 2021, 9:24 AM 10,153 Views 13 Comments

The lockdown was imposed in most of the Himalayan nation’s major cities and towns.

# nepal - All time

Mount Everest grows four metres after China and Nepal agree new height measurement
# On Top Of The World
# On Top Of The World

Mount Everest grows four metres after China and Nepal agree new height measurement

Dec 8th 2020, 10:52 AM 16,729 Views 27 Comments

The new official height of the world’s tallest peak is 8,848.86 metres.

Veteran Sherpa guide who set Everest record dies aged 72
# Nepal
# Nepal

Veteran Sherpa guide who set Everest record dies aged 72

Sep 22nd 2020, 8:48 AM 29,219 Views 6 Comments

Ang Rita was a national hero known as the ‘snow leopard”.

“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas
# TheJournal Investigation
# TheJournal Investigation

“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas

Jul 26th 2020, 12:00 PM 12,228 Views 14 Comments

“This black mountain, in the past this was all ice but now it’s just rock.”

Floods, drought and natural disasters already threatened food security in Nepal, then coronavirus came
# TheJournal Investigation
# TheJournal Investigation

Floods, drought and natural disasters already threatened food security in Nepal, then coronavirus came

Jul 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 12,757 Views 3 Comments

Too much rain, and too little rain, hampers farmers and their crops.

In Nepal, Sherpas are losing vital tourism income, but 'stopping the virus is more important than our jobs'
# A Mountain To Climb
# A Mountain To Climb

In Nepal, Sherpas are losing vital tourism income, but 'stopping the virus is more important than our jobs'

Mar 21st 2020, 11:55 AM 19,104 Views 10 Comments

Cormac Fitzgerald reports from Nepal on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting Mount Everest’s guides.

Mount Everest region to ban single-use plastics
# Nepal
# Nepal

Mount Everest region to ban single-use plastics

Aug 21st 2019, 5:11 PM 10,863 Views 14 Comments

The region receives over 50,000 tourists every year, including climbers and trekkers.

American climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest
# Christopher Kulish
# Christopher Kulish

American climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest

May 28th 2019, 10:43 AM 48,562 Views 63 Comments

About half a dozen climbers died on Everest last week, including two Irish men .

British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak
# Nepal
# Nepal

British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak

May 25th 2019, 11:00 AM 47,259 Views 48 Comments

Robin Fisher’s death follows that of Irishman Kevin Hynes who died yesterday.

Government will help family of Trinity professor who went missing on Everest 'in any way possible'
# Seamus Lawless
# Seamus Lawless

Government will help family of Trinity professor who went missing on Everest 'in any way possible'

May 19th 2019, 6:02 PM 37,391 Views 0 Comments

Seamus Lawless went missing on the world’s highest mountain earlier this week.

Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest a day after reaching peak of world's highest mountain
# Missing
# Missing

Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest a day after reaching peak of world's highest mountain

May 16th 2019, 6:12 PM 51,157 Views 35 Comments

Seamus Lawless reportedly fell on the mountain at an altitude of 8,300m yesterday.

Nepali woman and her two children die in outlawed 'menstruation hut'
# Bajura District
# Bajura District

Nepali woman and her two children die in outlawed 'menstruation hut'

Jan 10th 2019, 4:19 PM 54,443 Views 30 Comments

The ancient shunning practice known as “chhaupadi” was outlawed in 2005.

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain
# Mountain Climbing
# Mountain Climbing

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain

Oct 14th 2018, 7:52 AM 28,500 Views 16 Comments

It is the deadliest incident to hit Nepal’s mountaineering industry since 2014.

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak
# Mount Gurja
# Mount Gurja

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

Oct 13th 2018, 10:33 AM 12,325 Views 7 Comments

The bodies of four South Koreans and four Nepali guides were spotted among the wreckage of their camp.

Tourists among six dead in Nepal helicopter crash
# Crash
# Crash

Tourists among six dead in Nepal helicopter crash

Sep 8th 2018, 5:55 PM 14,489 Views 1 Comment

One woman survived the crash with injuries and has been airlifted to the capital.

Japanese climber who lost nine fingers on Everest dies on his eighth attempt at the summit
# World's Peak
# World's Peak

Japanese climber who lost nine fingers on Everest dies on his eighth attempt at the summit

May 21st 2018, 10:38 AM 48,457 Views 37 Comments

Nobukazu Kuriki was a solo climber who’d conquered other 8,000m peaks in Nepal.

Double leg amputee reaches summit of Everest, 40 years after losing his feet during his first attempt
# Persistence
# Persistence

Double leg amputee reaches summit of Everest, 40 years after losing his feet during his first attempt

May 14th 2018, 9:33 AM 19,071 Views 18 Comments

Xia Boyu had both his feet amputated after suffering frostbite during his first attempt at Everest in 1975.

Plane with 139 people on board skids off runway causing chaos at Kathmandu airport
# Delays
# Delays

Plane with 139 people on board skids off runway causing chaos at Kathmandu airport

Apr 20th 2018, 9:26 AM 15,116 Views 15 Comments

Nobody was hurt in the incident but hundreds of passengers had flights cancelled.

49 dead after plane crashes in Kathmandu in worst accident in decades
# Nepal
# Nepal

49 dead after plane crashes in Kathmandu in worst accident in decades

Mar 12th 2018, 10:44 PM 36,709 Views 9 Comments

The disaster is the worst such incident to hit Nepal for years.

Nepali woman suffocates in 'menstruation hut'
# Banned Practice
# Banned Practice

Nepali woman suffocates in 'menstruation hut'

Jan 11th 2018, 3:45 PM 41,365 Views 41 Comments

She died of suspected smoke inhalation

Irish project helping to end child marriage in Nepal
# Girls Not Brides
# Girls Not Brides

Irish project helping to end child marriage in Nepal

Dec 31st 2017, 9:30 AM 11,198 Views 4 Comments

10% of girls in Nepal are married by the age of 15 and 37% by the age of 18.

Death toll in worst monsoon season in decades tops 1,200
# South Asia
# South Asia

Death toll in worst monsoon season in decades tops 1,200

Aug 30th 2017, 10:50 PM 13,911 Views 14 Comments

At least five people, including two children, have been killed in Mumbai since yesterday.

A 'Wexford Bus' has been spotted doing the rounds in the mountains of Nepal
# Any Strawberries
From The Daily Edge
# Any Strawberries

A 'Wexford Bus' has been spotted doing the rounds in the mountains of Nepal

Jun 1st 2017, 4:09 PM 18,197 Views 1 Comment

Erm… hi?

Rescuers find body of missing Everest climber, bringing death toll to four
# Treacherous Conditions
# Treacherous Conditions

Rescuers find body of missing Everest climber, bringing death toll to four

May 22nd 2017, 12:00 PM 33,478 Views 20 Comments

More than a dozen climbers have also been rescued from the mountain in the last three days.

Rescuers find trekker who survived in remote mountainous terrain for 47 days
# Nepal
# Nepal

Rescuers find trekker who survived in remote mountainous terrain for 47 days

Apr 26th 2017, 10:12 PM 22,711 Views 2 Comments

The man’s partner had died three days before rescuers arrived, he said.

For exiled Nepali women, donated bicycles are a passport to a better life
# Fleeing The Poverty Trap
# Fleeing The Poverty Trap

For exiled Nepali women, donated bicycles are a passport to a better life

Mar 18th 2017, 12:53 PM 12,478 Views 6 Comments

Dozens of women were forced to flee their homes during the country’s decade-long civil war.

Man and woman in prison for killing their respective spouses marry each other
# Nepal
# Nepal

Man and woman in prison for killing their respective spouses marry each other

Feb 25th 2017, 11:29 AM 18,608 Views 22 Comments

The match between the convicted murderers was set up by the man’s mother – who’s also in prison.

Is Everest still the tallest peak? Scientists aren't too sure
# Molehill
# Molehill

Is Everest still the tallest peak? Scientists aren't too sure

Jan 25th 2017, 6:15 AM 18,565 Views 19 Comments

It’s thought a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015 knocked an inch off the top of the world’s highest peak.

15-year-old Nepali girl banished for menstruating dies in a cowshed
# Hinduism
# Hinduism

15-year-old Nepali girl banished for menstruating dies in a cowshed

Dec 21st 2016, 4:39 PM 30,350 Views 37 Comments

Some Hindus view menstruating women as impure. The girls are sometimes forced to remain in a hut or cowshed for days,

Baby killed in helicopter crash in Nepal
# No Survivors
# No Survivors

Baby killed in helicopter crash in Nepal

Aug 8th 2016, 7:00 PM 11,942 Views 3 Comments

There were five adults and one infant on board as well as the pilot. There were no survivors.

Landslides and floods kill 33 in Nepal
# Kathmandu
# Kathmandu

Landslides and floods kill 33 in Nepal

Jul 27th 2016, 7:23 AM 7,226 Views 0 Comments

Two children were killed when a school in the capital Kathmandu partially collapsed.

"I don't understand, I still don’t understand" - Climber's grief after wife's death on Everest
# Death Zone
# Death Zone

"I don't understand, I still don’t understand" - Climber's grief after wife's death on Everest

May 30th 2016, 9:20 PM 54,756 Views 29 Comments

Robert Gropel and his wife Maria Strydom were climbing Mount Everest together earlier this month when she died.

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days
# Himalayan Tragedy
# Himalayan Tragedy

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days

May 23rd 2016, 12:12 PM 18,972 Views 19 Comments

The latest fatality is an Indian climber.

Survivors of Nepal earthquake 'being sold as child slaves in UK'
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

Survivors of Nepal earthquake 'being sold as child slaves in UK'

Apr 4th 2016, 3:45 PM 15,974 Views 16 Comments

Children are said to be exchanging hands for as little as €6,500.

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