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Nepal ethnic minorities to protest ahead of second phase of polls.

, May 26 : The Federal Alliance of Nepal on Friday announced fresh plans of protest targeting the second phase polls scheduled for June 14.The FA has unviled protest plans for a week which it says is the first phase of their protest.The protest plans by the disgruntled parties has raised question over the government attempt ...

- Sify - IN

Madhesis' alliance announces boycott of Nepal's 2nd-phase local polls.

Kathmandu, May 26 A newly formed alliance of seven Madhes-based political parties in Nepal on Friday announced a fresh bout of agitation from Saturday and boycott of the June 14 local elections to be held mostly in the Terai/Madhes belt.A press statement by Rastriya Janata Party Nepal announced a series of protests aimed at ...

- Sify - IN

Everest rescuers retrieve bodies of two Indian climbers.

Rescuers have retrieved the bodies of two Indian climbers who died on Mount Everest last year but whose remains could not be moved due to bad weather, an official said Thursday. A team of Nepali climbers retrieved the bodies of Goutam Ghosh and Paresh Nath from the balcony, an area just below the summit of the 8,848-metre ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Has Everest's iconic Hillary Step really collapsed? Here's the science.

Everest: The Hillary Step is just 100 metres below the summit. ShutterstockThe Hillary Step, a rocky outcrop at 8,770m, just beneath the summit of Everest , has finally succumbed to gravity and partially collapsed. At least it has according to mountaineer Tim Mosedale, who climbed the mountain this year. His claim has been ...

- The Conversation - UK

Mount Everest: Oxygen theft leaves climbers worried.

Officials suspect groups that are ill-prepared and face life-threatening situations are behind these thefts.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Nepal officials doubtful about 4 bodies reported on Everest.

KATHMANDU, Nepal " Nepalese officials are casting doubt on the reported discovery of four bodies at the highest camp on Mount Everest.Officials said Wednesday that a team of Sherpa rescuers had found the four bodies inside...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Modi congratulates Prachanda for successful conduct of polls.

Millions of Nepalese on May 14 voted in the country's first local—level polls in two decades

- The Hindu - IN

Mount Everest's Hillary Step is missing a 'large block' but is still there, mountaineer's son says.

An iconic part of Mt Everest's rock face, named for Sir Edmund Hillary, may look different but it's still there, the legendary mountaineer's son believes.

- Stuff - NZ

Everest rescuers retrieve bodies of two Indian climbers.

"Both the bodies are now in camp two in a place from where they can be airlifted. We are working out the logistics to bring them to Kathmandu," Sayeed Ahmeed Baba, an Indian official coordinating the operation, told AFP.

- Zee News - IN

Nepal says bodies of four Everest climbers not from this year's climbing season.

KATHMANDU - Nepal said on Thursday that four bodies found in tents at the highest camp on Mount Everest were not of mountaineers from this year's climbing season.

- Reuters - US

Nepal says 4 bodies found in tents high on Mount Everest weren't from this year's climbing season.

Thomson ReutersKATHMANDU - Nepal said on Thursday that four bodies found in tents at the highest camp on Mount Everest were not of mountaineers from this year's climbing season. Nepali sherpas said they had seen the bodies in two tents on the South Col, at 8,000 meters , and a newspaper quoted the sherpas as saying that two ...

- Business Insider - US

Nepal president Bidya Devi Bhandari wants consensus on new prime minister in seven days

Nepalese president Bidya Devi Bhandari called all political parties to elect a new Prime Minister within seven days through consensus. The post Nepal president Bidya Devi Bhandari wants consensus on new prime minister in seven days appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

What Happens to a Country When So Many of Its Workers Migrate?

Michelle Chen About a third of Nepal's GDP comes from remittances sent back from overseas. The post What Happens to a Country When So Many of Its Workers Migrate? appeared first on The Nation.

- The Nation - US

The tragedy of Everest's normal: 10 dead this season, so far

KATHMANDU, Nepal " Almost every year, the reports filter down from the highest mountain in the world, and talk among the climbing teams at Everest Base Camp turns to the latest person to die.On Everest, tragedy is almost normal....

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Nepal's prime minister announces resignation

KATHMANDU, Nepal " Nepal's prime minister has announced his resignation so the leader of his coalition partner party can succeed him, in line with an agreement made between the two parties.Pushpa Kamal Dahal of the Communist...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Nepal PM resigns ahead of final round of local elections

Maoist Nepali Prime Minister Prachanda resigned on Wednesday, barely nine months after coming to power, creating a leadership vacuum weeks before the second round of local elections, the first to be held in more than two decades.

- BDNews24 - BD

PM's resignation won't impact second phase election, assures Nepali Congress

, May 25 : Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has assured the people that the change in government will not affect the second phase polls as outgoing Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal handed in his resignation on Wednesday.The outgoing PrimeMinister held a television interview before his submitting his resignation ...

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Nepal officials doubtful about 4 bodies reported on Everest

Nepalese officials are casting doubt on the reported discovery of four bodies at the highest camp on Mount Everest.

- FOX News - US

Hong Kong Everest conqueror tells of harrowing climb and desire to push for organ donations

A local physiotherapist who on Sunday became only the seventh Hongkonger to have summited Mount Everest said he would like to use publicity surrounding his achievement to promote organ donation. Speaking at the airport upon his return to Hong Kong on Thursday, 38-year-old Elton Ng Chun-ting told media of a harrowing journey ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Conquering the ICU atop Mt. Everest

A trek to base camp at Mount Everest will leave you short of breath in a hurry. A push to the summit begins in thin air, 17,000 feet above sea level — higher than any peak in the Rocky Mountains. Once you reach the "Death Zone," above 26,000 feet, oxygen levels drop to a third of what they are at sea level. Few ...

- Discover - US

Four climbers found dead at Mount Everest's highest-altitude camp

Four mountaineers were found dead at Mount Everest's highest camp, expedition officials said, bringing this year's death toll on the mountain to 10.

- UPI - US

Nepalese prime minister resigns after nine months in office

The prime minister of Nepal resigned Wednesday after only nine months in office.

- UPI - US

Four climbers found dead on Everest

Authorities in Nepal have been unable to confirm the identities of four bodies found on Mount Everest, officials said Wednesday, raising speculation the climbers may have died years ago. The climbers were found at camp four -- at 7,950 metres -- on Tuesday by a rescue team who were there to retrieve the body of a Slovak ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Nepal PM Pushpa Kumar Dahal steps down

Dahal's departure from government follows threat by opposition Communist UML party to block his speech in parliament.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Nepal PM Dahal resigns

Nepal PM Dahal resigns...

- MENAFN - JO

Everest Death Toll Rises To 10 This Season After 4 More Climbers Found Dead

The bodies were discovered in tents by Nepalese Sherpas at Camp IV, the camp closest to the summit of the world's tallest mountain. The victims have not yet been identified.

- NPR - US

Nepal PM resigns ahead of final round of local elections

Nepal PM resigns ahead of final round of local elections...

- MENAFN - JO

This young man conquered Mount Everest in just 26 hours

Kílian Jornet is running to the top of the world, one mountain summit at a time. Jornet just scaled Mount Everest in under 26 hours, which is the fastest known ascent in the world. He's been recording his incredible journey in a project called "Summits of my life."

- Mashable! - US

Nepal PM Pushpa Kumar Dahal steps down

Dahal's move may affect final phase of local elections set for June 14 even though his decision was somewhat expected.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Nepal's prime minister resigns to allow leader of coalition party to take over

Nepal's prime minister has announced his resignation so the leader of his coalition partner party can succeed him, in line with an agreement made between the two parties.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Maid's body found in Dubai's Emirates Hills, cleaner arrested

Nepalese suspect nabbed hours after suspected murder

- GulfNews - AE

Four climbers found dead in tents on Everest, identities unknown

Nepali sherpas have found four climbers dead in their tents on Mount Everest, officials said on Wednesday, taking the death toll on the world's highest mountain to 10 in the past month. The climbers were found overnight in two tents at Camp Four, at 8,000 metres , Mingma Sherpa of the Seven Summit Treks group, to which the ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Nepal PM quits office ahead of local elections

Dahal's move could affect final phase of local elections set for June 14 even though his decision was somewhat expected.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Indian climber's body retrieved from Everest after a year

Kathmandu, May 24 A team of Sherpas on Wednesday retrieved the body of Indian mountaineer Gautam Ghosh who died of high altitude sickness last year while ascending Mt Everest, the world's highest peak.At least eight trained Sherpas from Seven Summit Treks recovered the body of Ghosh, a climber from West Bengal, from the ...

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Four new bodies push Mount Everest death toll past yearly average

A grim discovery is raising new questions about the safety of climbing Mount Everest. Four bodies were found Tuesday inside a tent at the highest camp. This year's death toll on the mountain has risen to 10. Vladimir Duthiers reports on why it may be getting more dangerous.

- CBS NEWS - US

'Prachanda' resigns from PM post as per pact with Deuba

His party's power sharing understanding with Nepali Congress was reached on August 3, 2016.

- The Hindu - IN

Four climbers found dead in tents on Everest, identities unknown

KATHMANDU - Nepali sherpas have found four climbers dead in their tents on Mount Everest, officials said on Wednesday, taking the death toll on the world's highest mountain to 10 in the past month.

- Reuters - US

Four climbers found dead at Mount Everest's highest-altitude camp

Four mountaineers were found dead in their tent at Mount Everest's highest camp, expedition officials said, bring this year's death toll on the mountain to 10.

- UPI - US

Nepal PM Prachanda resigns

Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda today resigned after a brief stint of nine months, honouring a power-sharing understanding with the ruling coalition partner Nepali Congress to hand over the countrys leadership to the largest party in Parliament.His resignation has cleared way for his former political rival ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Nepal PM Prachanda steps down, Deuba may assume office

Kathmandu, May 24 Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Wednesday announced his resignation, in keeping with his agreement with the Nepali Congress, which had propped up his coalition government since last August. Nepali Congress leader Sher Bahadur Deuba, who has also been the Prime Minister earlier, is ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Four climbers found dead on Everest

KATHMANDU, May 24 — Authorities in Nepal have been unable to confirm the identities of four bodies found on Mount Everest, officials said today, raising speculation the climbers may have died years ago. The climbers were found at camp...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda resigns

Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Wednesday resigned after a brief stint of nine months, honouring a power sharing understanding reached between his party and the ruling partner Nepali Congress.

- Times Of India - IN

Nepal's Maoist prime minister resigns

Pushpa Kamal Dahal is stepping aside after less than 10 months in office. The post Nepal's Maoist prime minister resigns appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Nepal PM Prachanda resigns

Kathmandu, May 24 Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Wednesday announced his resignation during a televised address.The move paves the way for Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba to become the next Prime Minister, as part of an agreement.--IANSgiri/rn

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Prachanda resigns as Nepal PM, paves way for Deuba to succeed

Kathmandu, May 24 Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Wednesday announced his resignation during a televised address.The move paves way for Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba to become the next Prime Minister, as part of an agreement between the two leaders.Prachanda will now meet President ...

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Nepal PM Prachanda steps down, Deuba may assume office

Kathmandu, May 24 Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Wednesday announced his resignation, in keeping with his agreement with the Nepali Congress, which had propped up his coalition government since last August.Nepali Congress leader Sher Bahadur Deuba, who has also been the Prime Minister earlier, is ...

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Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal resigns

, May 24 : Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal reportedly submitted his resignation to President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday, thus paving the way for Nepali Congress Chief Sher Bahadur Deuba to become the next premier as per an understanding the two leaders had reached in August 2016.The ruling parties -Nepali ...

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Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda resigns; paves way for Sher Bahadur Deuba's succession

Kathmandu: Nepalese media reports state that Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal 'Prachanda' Dahal has resigned. He submitted his resignation to President Bidhya Devi Bhandari.Earlier reports indicated that Prachanda may resign on Wednesday, paving the way for Nepali Congress chief Sher Bahadur Deuba to take over as per an ...

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Nepal's Maoist prime Pushpa Kamal Dahal minister resigns

Nepal's Maoist prime minister resigned Wednesday as part of a planned handover to a former political foe who will be the impoverished nation`s tenth leader since the end of the civil war in 2006.

- Zee News - IN

Four bodies found inside tent just 850 metres shy of Mount Everest summit

The dead climbers were found at Camp 4, located at 8,000 metres. That is the last stop before the final push to the 8,850 metre summit

- National Post - CA

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