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Why are airplanes banned from flying over Mt. Everest?
Chinese Premier Li congratulates Nepal PM Deuba
Kim Hong-bin: South Korean mountaineer rescue operation ends at family’s request – The Washington Post
Everest: Not Just For Mountain Climbers, Here’s What Else To Do There – TheTravel
South Korea’s ‘Fingerless Mountaineer’ Is Missing After Making History in the Himalayas
Kim Hong-bin: South Korean climber missing after fall in Pakistan – BBC News
Nepal’s new PM gets confidence vote in parliament – The Seattle Times
Nepal Court Replaces Prime Minister After Months of Turbulence
Amid the Pandemic, Nepal Takes Key Step Toward Debt Transparency
Sherpa House Restaurant Offers A Taste of the Himalayas
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Why are airplanes banned from flying over Mt. Everest? Chinese Premier Li congratulates Nepal PM Deuba Kim Hong-bin: South Korean mountaineer rescue operation ends at family’s request – The Washington Post Everest: Not Just For Mountain Climbers, Here’s What Else To Do There – TheTravel South Korea’s ‘Fingerless Mountaineer’ Is Missing After Making History in the Himalayas Kim Hong-bin: South Korean climber missing after fall in Pakistan – BBC News Nepal’s new PM gets confidence vote in parliament – The Seattle Times Nepal Court Replaces Prime Minister After Months of Turbulence Amid the Pandemic, Nepal Takes Key Step Toward Debt Transparency Sherpa House Restaurant Offers A Taste of the Himalayas
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Why are airplanes banned from flying over Mt. Everest?

Are you aware of the reasons why airplanes are banned from flying over Mount Everest? Commercial airlines avoid air paths that fly directly over Mt. Everest or the Himalayas as a whole. The Himalayas are the mountain ranges that constitute the highest peaks of the world, including Mt. Everest. Himalaya Mountains have an altitude of more than 20000 feet, in which Mt. Everest, being the highest mountain in the entire…
Jul
2021
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Chinese Premier Li congratulates Nepal PM Deuba

Kathmandu, Jul 28 (PTI) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday congratulated Sher Bahadur Deuba on becoming Nepal’s premier for the record fifth time and expressed his willingness to work together to take the strategic bilateral ties to new heights. Deuba, 75, was appointed as the prime minister of Nepal for a record fifth time on July 12 following the Supreme Court’s intervention. He secured 165 votes in the 275-member House.…
Jul
2021
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Kim Hong-bin: South Korean mountaineer rescue operation ends at family’s request – The Washington Post

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Jul
2021
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South Korea’s ‘Fingerless Mountaineer’ Is Missing After Making History in the Himalayas

SEOUL—On Sunday, Kim Hong-bin made mountaineering history, becoming the first disabled person to scale the world’s 14 tallest mountains. Now, he is missing. An international search mission is under way to find Mr. Kim, 56 years old, who on Monday fell down a crevasse while making his descent on the Himalayas’ Broad Peak mountain located at the China-Pakistan border. His precise whereabouts—and if he survived the fall—are unknown. The drop…
Jul
2021
18

Nepal’s new PM gets confidence vote in parliament – The Seattle Times

Nepal’s new PM gets confidence vote in parliament  The Seattle Times Nepal’s new PM wins confidence vote amid coronavirus crisis  Reuters Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba set to seek vote of confidence  The Hindu Sher Bahadur Deuba wins vote of confidence in Nepal Parliament  The Indian Express Nepal’s new PM Sher Bahadur Deuba wins vote of confidence in Parliament  India Today View Full Coverage on Google News…
Jul
2021
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Nepal Court Replaces Prime Minister After Months of Turbulence

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal’s highest court on Monday stripped the prime minister of his duties and reinstated the Parliament that he had dissolved twice in recent months, opening a new chapter in the messy political conflict that has stagnated governance in the midst of a severe Covid crisis. It wasn’t immediately clear if the court’s ruling would put to rest the latest political drama in the country’s turbulent transition to…
Jul
2021
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Amid the Pandemic, Nepal Takes Key Step Toward Debt Transparency

COVID-19 hit Nepal hard—and at a particularly inopportune time. Nepal’s public debt increased by 35.5 percent in FY2019/20 amid mounting expenditures to mitigate COVID-19 and falling tax revenues due to slowdown in economic activities. The government had established the national Public Debt Management Office (PDMO) in 2018. Its new staff, re-assigned to PDMO from other government departments, needed training on essential debt management functions. Moreover, the information needed for sound…
Jul
2021
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Sherpa House Restaurant Offers A Taste of the Himalayas

Sherpa House interior. Photo by Felipe Tapia Nordenflycht Eat and Drink Comforting Nepalese fare complements a cozy ambiance dedicated to Sherpa culture at the Golden restaurant. By Karen Williams July 14, 2021 “When people come to the Sherpa House, they shouldn’t feel like they’re walking into a restaurant; they should feel like they’re coming into my home,” says Lhakpa Sherpa, the founder and owner of Sherpa House Restaurant and Cultural…