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KATMANDU, Nepal - The rescuers moved quickly, minutes...had been flown to hospitals in Katmandu, Nepal's capital, where they were in stable...the poorest and most isolated people of Nepal, also now have schools, cellphones and...
Octogenarians summit Everest

KATMANDU, Nepal - An 80-year-old Japanese man who began...person to do so.The previous oldest was Nepal's Min Bahadur Sherchan, the 81-year-old...Sherchan got good news Thursday when Nepal's government approved financial aid for...
Empowering women, one ice pick at a time

...natural gorge, the umbrella company Chicks Climbing now offers rock climbing tutorials around the country and even treks in Nepal."I call myself the accidental entrepreneur," said Chicks founder Kim Reynolds. "I'm just creative. I take on more...
Foreign aid to North Korea drops, food security drops

...places donors have to choose from. Stunting, for example, is more of a problem in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar and Nepal. By WFP's own estimation, the most pressing "hunger hotspot" emergencies in the world today are the Central African Republic...

...television."Litterbugs no longer welcome on Everest as Nepal aims to clean up world's tallest mountainKATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Litterbugs are no longer welcome on the roof of the world.As Nepal welcomes this year's trekking season on Mount Everest...
Church news

...Sunday at 6 p.m. The slide show examines life and death while traveling through the remote and mysterious Hongu Valley of Nepal, home of snow leopards and Yeti encounters. For more information email First Baptist...

...government has imposed a steep new tax on gold imports, making the already high prices far out of reach for many Indians.Diwali also is celebrated by Hindus in other parts of the world, including Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Nepal and Malaysia.
Russian film crew explores Alaska

...Russian heritage in places as far apart as France, Alaska and Nepal."The crew also included Elena Golubeva, marketing manager...with my snowboard."The crew traveled to France in March. Nepal, where they travel to later this month, took the place of...
Where in the world?

...part of the 2008 National Geographic Bee. (For those who may not have a middle-schooler around to ask, the answers are: Nepal or Bhutan; Milwaukee; California and Nevada; and the Vatican.) Thousands of schools across the country participate in the...
"Kenai Peninsula SeaGlass" wins Caring for the Kenai for Nikiski's Jenna Hansen...

...All of the more than 400 students who participated in this year's CFK program will receive a hand knit mountain hat from Nepal. CFK Oral Presentation Judges included Kenai Borough Mayor Mike Navarre, Chevron North America senior counsel Kevin Donley...


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