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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Nepal

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Thousands of animals slaughtered in honour of Hindu goddess
Animals ranging from buffaloes to rats are being sacrificed in the name of the goddess Gadhimai. [GRAPHIC CONTENT].
Nepal plans new safety rules after country's worst trekking disaster leaves 43 dead
518 stranded trekkers were flown off the Himalayan mountains.
12 bodies found in the Himalayas after deadly snowstorm
34 trekkers were rescued after getting stranded.
Himalayan avalanches leave 29 people dead and hikers stranded on mountain
Dozens of people have taken shelter in small lodges and huts.
Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks
The best way to climb Everest is to do it fast,” says Adrian Ballinger.
Officials say there's 'no hope' of finding survivors after deadly Nepal landslide
Authorities have evacuated more than 20,000 people amid fears that a torrent of water could inundate villages and farms if a dam suddenly breaks.
Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook
The climber was stranded for 19 hours before help arrived.
Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest 'shuts down'
The deadly avalanche of 18 April led to labour dispute and a closure of the mountain route.
80-year-old wants to be the oldest man to climb Mount Everest
He already broke the world record in 2007 but it was beaten four years later.
Climbers abandon Everest attempt following attack by 'out-of-control mob'
Nothing like a bit of fisticuffs at 6,500m above sea level.
Nepalese man burns pregnant wife alive by stuffing her in a hay bale
The woman who was four-months pregnant suffered burns on more than 50 per cent of her body
Nepal: Former Maoist rebel confesses to burying journalist alive
Police say that one of five arrested men has confessed to carrying out the burial during the country’s brutal civil war which ended seven years ago.
Man arrested in Sussex over Nepal Civil War torture claims
The landmark case is being watched closely by human rights activists in Nepal.
Nepal woman aged 105 finally granted citizenship
A Nepalese pensioner has been granted citizenship more than a century after she was born in a remote village of the Himalayan nation.
19 die as plane hits bird and crashes in Nepal
The plane was carrying trekkers to the Mount Everest region when the crash occurred just minutes after takeoff.
Avalanche kills nine climbers in Nepal
The avalanche occurred on the world’s eighth highest mountain.
Facial Protest Pic of the Day
No comment.
One heck of a ride: Irish adventurers trekking 16,000 km from Istanbul to Shanghai
Five countries, three deserts and one mountain range will be crossed by the fundraising duo by the time they reach the east coast of China.
Three climbers die on Mount Everest, two still missing
The three climbers were descending the mountain when a wind storm hit the mountain.
Plane crash kills 15 in Nepal mountains, 6 survive
A plane carrying Nepalese, Indian and Western passengers crashed into a mountain in the Himalayas today, killing 15 people and critically injuring six.
Rebel demobilisation deal sees Nepal parties push ahead with peace process
Nepal’s main parties have agreed to resume talks for a peace deal, but will face a significant challenge in creating a new constitution.
19 killed in Nepal plane crash
The plane hit the roof of a house and disintegrated into several pieces just south of the capital. Kathmandu.
50 killed in quake in India, Nepal and Tibet
Officials fear that the death toll will rise as landslides and communications difficulties prevent rescue workers from reaching potential survivors.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In tonight’s Fix: Martin McGuinness discusses his IRA past; who will Fianna Fáil be backing for the Áras; and what it’s like to fly over the world.
Earthquake kills 12 in northeastern India and Nepal
The quake was felt as far as the Indian capital, with New Delhi residents rushing out of shaking buildings.
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
UN peacekeeping force 'brought cholera to Haiti'
The disease has killed more than 5,500 people and sickened more than 363,000 others since it was discovered in October.
Nepalese choir vanishes from Heathrow Airport
Folk singers who flew in for a festival stepped off the plane and then disappeared. Immigration officials are investigating.
Nepal holy men warned against selling cannabis at festival
Sadhus arrested by undercover cops for selling drug in temple.
Haitian protests blame UN peacekeepers for cholera
Demonstrations against Nepalese peacekeepers turn violent, as UN soldiers open fire and complain of political bias.
I'm on top of the world, Ma!: Everest gets mobile coverage
Climbers will be able to text home and check their email thanks to Nepalese telecommunications company.
Meet Khagendra Thapa Magar: the world's newest smallest man
A 2-foot-2 Nepalese teenager is officially recognised by the Guinness World Records as the world’s smallest man.
Nepal plane crash