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Sunday 1 October 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Nepal

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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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
Landslides and floods kill 33 in Nepal
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
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
The latest fatality is an Indian climber.
Survivors of Nepal earthquake 'being sold as child slaves in UK'
Children are said to be exchanging hands for as little as €6,500.
23 confirmed dead as passenger plane crashes on Nepal mountain
The aircraft lost contact with air traffic control eight minutes after taking off.
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.
Wreck of missing US helicopter found in Nepal
It is unknown if there are any survivors.
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.
Irish people are jokingly using Facebook's Nepal safety check-in and it's enraging everyone
People say it’s disrespectful to victims.
"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.
US helicopter missing in Nepal after massive earthquake that killed dozens
A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs said there were no reports or suggestions of any Irish casualties.
How does an earthquake happen and why do they kill people?
The answer is they don’t.
WATCH: The terrifying moment the Nepal quake struck the parliament
Dozens of people have been declared dead after the 7.3 magnitude earthquake.
101-year-old man pulled from rubble alive is surprised he survived second Nepal quake
Irish Aid has today delivered more than 63 tonnes of life-saving humanitarian supplies.
101-year-old man in Nepal pulled from rubble alive - eight days after quake
Separately, the death toll from last weekend’s disaster has now surpassed 7,000.
'The avalanche just missed us': Irish home safe after Nepal earthquake
One has set up a fundraising page to help with the aid effort.
'No chance' of more survivors beneath rubble
The Department of Foreign Affairs here has confirmed all 170 Irish in affected regions have been accounted for.
All Irish citizens in Nepal are safe, as 1,000 Europeans remain missing
The death toll has topped 6,000.
Here's what O'Connell Street would look like after an earthquake
The billboard by aid agency, GOAL, is on display on O’Connell Street until 1pm.
Baby pulled from rubble 24 hours after Nepal earthquake
Photos have emerged showing the infant being rescued by Nepalese military officers.
Two people pulled alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake
One, a 15-year-old boy, was dazed and covered in dust when he was brought out from the wreckage of a building.
Irish climber catches on video the moment deadly earthquake rocked Everest
Paul Devaney was at Everest Base Camp in Nepal when the earthquake hit.
Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake
One Nepalese man was removed from the rubble after 82 hours. He said he survived by drinking his own urine.
Ten citizens on government’s list have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake
Minister Charlie Flanagan said there have been no reports of any Irish fatalities
Six Irish people have not yet contacted home after Nepal earthquake
The names of Irish tourists or travellers have been posted on the Red Cross’s website.
Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000
It’s the Himalayan nation’s deadliest disaster in more than 80 years.
There are 100 Irish people in areas affected by the Nepal earthquake
Efforts are being made to contact some 50 Irish citizens in the quake-hit region.
Nepal death toll passes 2,500 as fresh aftershocks and avalanches hit
A strong aftershock has hit the region, as a massive rescue effort gets under way.
People in Nepal are using Facebook to let loved ones know they're safe
Facebook is asking people to mark themselves as ‘safe’ after the massive earthquake yesterday.
Death toll passes 1,000 after massive earthquake in Nepal
It has been reported that a number of Irish people are now stranded in Nepal.
Plane carrying 224 passengers skids off runway, ends up on grass
Nobody was injured, but witnesses said the cabin filled with smoke.