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The quake was not unexpected, and it could have been far worse.
Spread the benefits of mountaineering to other areas of Nepal and ensure that mountaineering fees go for the welfare of high-altitude workers
To clean up Kathmandu airport we first have to clean up Nepal’s politicsÂ What do the mostly avoidable loss of life in the Annapurna blizzard this month, the death of 75 people in highway accidents over the Dasain-Tihar holidays, and Tribhuvan International Airport being voted the third worst airport in the world have in common? […]
It is time the government set aside a more substantial portion of the fees it earns from Himalayan climbing to the welfare of workers who lay their lives on the line. Tragic as it was, theÂ avalanche disaster on Mt Everest last week that took the lives of 16 NepalisÂ was not wholly unexpected. The danger of […]
Russian pilot of sight-seeing flight radioed Pokhara about the Seti flood and possibly saved many lives Captain Alexander Maximov used to fly MiG fighters in Russsia before coming to Nepal to work for Avia Club in Pokhara. On Saturday morning he had taken a tourist up the Seti Valley in his blue single-engined Ukrainian-made Aeroprakt […]