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Forgotten 7,000’s: Langtang Lirung » Explorersweb

In Nepal, there are 86 peaks (including sub-peaks) between 7,000m and 7,999m. Some of them haven’t been climbed for years. Today, we examine the climbing history of 7,227m Langtang Lirung. Langtang Lirung Langtang Lirung lies on the border of Tibet, in the Langtang Himal subrange of the Himalayas, southwest of …

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India-Nepal Railway Track: Cross-border rail link becomes operational! Know distance, stations, and all key details

Attention railway commuters! The rail section from Kurtha to Bijalpura of the cross-border Jaynagar-Bijalpura-Bardibas rail line has become operational. Nepal’s Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Prakash Jwala, launched the operations on this rail section on July 16, a press release by the Indian Embassy said. Second Phase of Jaynagar-Bijalpura-Bardibas …

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India gifts 84 vehicles to hospitals and schools in Nepal

India on Sunday gifted 84 vehicles to various organizations working in the health and education sectors across Nepal, the Indian Embassy in Nepal said. The keys of 34 ambulances and 50 school buses were handed over by Indian Ambassador Naveen Srivastava in the presence of Ashok Kumar Rai, the Minister …

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Sita Dahal, wife of Nepal PM ‘Prachanda’, passes away

Sita Dahal, wife of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda”, passed on Wednesday after suffering from a rare neurological condition for a long time. She was 69. Sita, who has been ill for a long time, passed away Wednesday at Norvic International Hospital in Kathmandu. She was undergoing treatment at …

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Six killed in Nepal helicopter crash near Mount Everest

CNN — Six people have died in a helicopter crash in Nepal, a spokesperson for Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport said Tuesday. The Manang Air helicopter was carrying five Mexican passengers and a Nepali pilot, Teknath Sitoula told CNN. Reuters reported that Manang Air caters to tourists wanting a view of …

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