Archive for May, 2018

Australian man dies after surviving Mount Everest avalanche

Dean Higgins, 60, dug his spouse, Wendy, and two Australian companions out from beneath ice and snow after the avalanche struck on Tuesday, household mates say. But after the three made a gruelling descent, Mr Higgins, who was ...

Nepal mountain peak enlargement bid stalls

India and Pakistan couldn’t resolve on the matter, inflicting the plan to stall on the International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation’s annual assembly. The tall peaks are interesting to skilled mountaineers; ...


British scientist ‘solves’ thriller of Himalayan yetis

DNA assessments on hair samples carried out by Oxford University genetics professor Bryan Sykes discovered that they matched these from an historical polar bear. He subjected the hairs to probably the most superior assessments ...

My Business: Nepalese airline taking off

What makes an entrepreneur? The BBC’s Surendra Phuyal hears from Birendra Bahadur Basnet, a private-airline proprietor in Nepal, in regards to the dangers he took beginning his enterprise, and the way he believes success ...

My Business Asia: Making money inside the skies above Nepal

In the seventh of a brand new collection about entrepreneurs round Asia, the hears from Birendra Bahadur Basnet whose Buddha Air shuttles round one million passengers by way of the skies of Nepal. Spotting a possibility in a ne...


U.N. sued for ‘bringing cholera to Haiti,’ inflicting outbreak that killed 1000’s

Human rights attorneys filed a category motion legislation swimsuit in a U.S federal courtroom accusing the United Nations of gross negligence and misconduct on behalf of victims of a cholera outbreak in Haiti in 2010. “T...

Plane crash widow travels to Nepal on first anniversary

The widow of a person who died in a aircraft crash in Nepal has described the primary anniversary of his dying as “very emotional”. Timothy Oakes, 57, of Warrington, Cheshire, was one among 19 passengers killed, whe...