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# nepal - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Veteran Sherpa guide who set Everest record dies aged 72

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

# nepal - Sunday 26 July, 2020

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

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

# nepal - Saturday 25 July, 2020

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

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

# nepal - Saturday 21 March, 2020

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

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

# nepal - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Mount Everest region to ban single-use plastics

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

# nepal - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

American climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest

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

# nepal - Saturday 25 May, 2019

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

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

# nepal - Sunday 19 May, 2019

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

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

# nepal - Thursday 16 May, 2019

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

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

# nepal - Thursday 10 January, 2019

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

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

# nepal - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain

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

# nepal - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

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

# nepal - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Tourists among six dead in Nepal helicopter crash

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

# nepal - Monday 21 May, 2018

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

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

# nepal - Monday 14 May, 2018

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

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

# nepal - Friday 20 April, 2018

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

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

# nepal - Monday 12 March, 2018

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

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

# nepal - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Nepali woman suffocates in 'menstruation hut'

She died of suspected smoke inhalation

# nepal - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Irish project helping to end child marriage in Nepal

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

# nepal - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

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

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

# nepal - Thursday 1 June, 2017

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

# nepal - Monday 22 May, 2017

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

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

# nepal - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

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

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

# nepal - Saturday 18 March, 2017

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

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

# nepal - Saturday 25 February, 2017

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

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

# nepal - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

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

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.

# nepal - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

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

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

# nepal - Monday 8 August, 2016

Baby killed in helicopter crash in Nepal

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

# nepal - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Landslides and floods kill 33 in Nepal

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

# nepal - Monday 30 May, 2016

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

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

# nepal - Monday 23 May, 2016

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days

The latest fatality is an Indian climber.

# nepal - Monday 4 April, 2016

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

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

# nepal - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

23 confirmed dead as passenger plane crashes on Nepal mountain

The aircraft lost contact with air traffic control eight minutes after taking off.

# nepal - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Nepal earthquake survivor: 'More than anything now, the women need safety'

One month on, a survivor of the Nepalese earthquake talks about the conditions in the camps and the dangers faced by displaced women and girls.

# nepal - Friday 15 May, 2015

Wreck of missing US helicopter found in Nepal

It is unknown if there are any survivors.

# nepal - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

A little girl egged at a No campaign event, the death of Derek Davis and a train crash in Philadelphia had people talking today.

"People have no hope left. We know that another quake is coming"

The search has also been continuing for a US military helicopter that went missing while delivering aid.

Irish people are jokingly using Facebook's Nepal safety check-in

Their friends really aren’t impressed.

"We were sitting in the car when it started to was sheer pandemonium"

Speaking to, an Oxfam aid worker on the ground described the consequences of yesterday’s earthquake.

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