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Wave of COVID-19 infections in Nepal, hospitals run out of

In the midst of a virulent wave of infections that still has no sign of the pandemic’s peak, Nepal is going through its toughest days as hospitals struggle with oxygen shortages and hospitals run out of beds. With only 21,000 tests, Nepal recorded 8,173 COVID cases and 246 deaths on 19 May, the highest number […]Read More

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Nepal Turning Everest Garbage Into Art Exhibit to Raise Awareness

Garbage collected from Mount Everest will be turned into an art display for a local gallery in Nepal, in a message intended to highlight the increasing amount of trash on the world’s tallest mountain. Tommy Gustafsson, project director and a co-founder of the Sagarmatha Next Centre – an organisation for visitors’ information and waste up-cycling […]Read More

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Nepal Emerging as Major Hub of Foreign Terrorists – US

Nepal has become a major playground for foreign terrorists, especially for the Indian Mujahedeen (IM), a terrorist group banned in India since June 2010, the latest US State Department “Country Report on Terrorism 2018” has stated. “IM has also expanded its area of operations into Nepal, which is now the biggest hub for IM operatives”, […]Read More

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At Least 21 Killed, 16 Injured as Bus Falls Into

At least 21 people were killed and 16 more were injured in a Friday bus accident in southwestern Nepal. NEW DELHI (Sputnik) — According to The Himalayan Times, the bus with 39 people aboard fell into Trishuli River in country’s Chitwan district located at the border with India. Full story: sputniknews.comRead More

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At Least 9 People Killed, 31 Injured as 2 Buses

At least nine people died and 31 more sustained injuries as two commuter buses collided in Makwanpur district of Nepal, local media reported on Sunday. NEW DELHI (Sputnik) — The incident occurred as one of the buses tried to overtake a truck, The Himalayan Times reported, citing police. According to the newspaper, four people among […]Read More

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Four deaths in Four days raises concern for Mount Everest

Husband of Melbourne Woman, Maria Stardom has today announced he is struggling to think of a life without his wife. He has vowed to not leave Nepal without her body. The retrial of a Melbourne woman’s body from Mount Everest was delayed yesterday, due to bad weather, however attempts to retrieve have recommenced. Doctor Maria […]Read More

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Plane With 23 on Board Crashes Over Himalayas in Nepal

A small plane with 23 people on board, including two minors and three crew members, crashed in the mountainous area in western Nepal on Wednesday, local law enforcement said. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The aircraft took off earlier in the day for an 18-minute flight, but has gone missing in the Myagdi district, Senior Superintendent of […]Read More