Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#Nepal

# nepal - Wednesday 28 September, 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 26,976 Views 2 Comments

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

# nepal - Monday 30 May, 2022

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 35,950 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.

# nepal - Sunday 29 May, 2022

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 15,030 Views 0 Comments

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

# nepal - Sunday 8 May, 2022

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 24,506 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 - Wednesday 20 October, 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 6,970 Views 3 Comments

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

# nepal - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

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 9,158 Views 8 Comments

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

# nepal - Thursday 29 April, 2021

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 10,151 Views 13 Comments

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

# nepal - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

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 16,727 Views 27 Comments

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

# nepal - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

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”.

# nepal - Sunday 26 July, 2020

“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 12,227 Views 14 Comments

“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
# TheJournal Investigation
# TheJournal Investigation

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

Jul 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 12,754 Views 3 Comments

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'
# 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 19,101 Views 10 Comments

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
# Nepal
# Nepal

Mount Everest region to ban single-use plastics

Aug 21st 2019, 5:11 PM 10,861 Views 14 Comments

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
# Christopher Kulish
# Christopher Kulish

American climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest

May 28th 2019, 10:43 AM 48,549 Views 63 Comments

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
# Nepal
# Nepal

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

May 25th 2019, 11:00 AM 47,252 Views 48 Comments

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
# Seamus Lawless

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

May 19th 2019, 6:02 PM 37,386 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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 51,145 Views 35 Comments

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'
# Bajura District
# Bajura District

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

Jan 10th 2019, 4:19 PM 54,441 Views 30 Comments

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
# Mountain Climbing
# Mountain Climbing

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain

Oct 14th 2018, 7:52 AM 28,497 Views 16 Comments

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
# Mount Gurja
# Mount Gurja

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

Oct 13th 2018, 10:33 AM 12,324 Views 7 Comments

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
# Crash
# Crash

Tourists among six dead in Nepal helicopter crash

Sep 8th 2018, 5:55 PM 14,488 Views 1 Comment

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
# 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 48,454 Views 37 Comments

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
# 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 19,067 Views 18 Comments

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
# Delays
# Delays

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

Apr 20th 2018, 9:26 AM 15,113 Views 15 Comments

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
# Nepal
# Nepal

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

Mar 12th 2018, 10:44 PM 36,707 Views 9 Comments

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

# nepal - Thursday 11 January, 2018

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

Nepali woman suffocates in 'menstruation hut'

Jan 11th 2018, 3:45 PM 41,363 Views 41 Comments

She died of suspected smoke inhalation

# nepal - Sunday 31 December, 2017

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 11,197 Views 4 Comments

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
# South Asia
# South Asia

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

Aug 30th 2017, 10:50 PM 13,908 Views 14 Comments

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

# nepal - Thursday 1 June, 2017

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 18,184 Views 1 Comment

Erm… hi?

# nepal - Monday 22 May, 2017

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 33,477 Views 20 Comments

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
# Nepal
# Nepal

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

Apr 26th 2017, 10:12 PM 22,709 Views 2 Comments

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
# 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 12,477 Views 6 Comments

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
# Nepal
# Nepal

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

Feb 25th 2017, 11:29 AM 18,606 Views 22 Comments

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
# Molehill
# Molehill

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

Jan 25th 2017, 6:15 AM 18,563 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.

# nepal - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

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 30,339 Views 37 Comments

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
# No Survivors
# No Survivors

Baby killed in helicopter crash in Nepal

Aug 8th 2016, 7:00 PM 11,935 Views 3 Comments

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
# Kathmandu
# Kathmandu

Landslides and floods kill 33 in Nepal

Jul 27th 2016, 7:23 AM 7,219 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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 54,755 Views 29 Comments

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
# Himalayan Tragedy
# Himalayan Tragedy

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days

May 23rd 2016, 12:12 PM 18,969 Views 19 Comments

The latest fatality is an Indian climber.

# nepal - Monday 4 April, 2016

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 15,972 Views 16 Comments

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

1 2 3