Now you can pop to Everest… for BREAKFAST

By Sadie Whitelocks for MailOnline————————- When money is no object all sorts of possibilities for fine dining are on the table, with a Champagne breakfast in the foothills of Mount Everest being one of them. A plethora of travel companies are now offering ‘breakfast at Everest’ packages, with most costing in the region of £3,000…

US Climbers supports Sherpa family

Tom Bennett, Mark Mitchell, Rob Efaw and Jeff Witt had come to Nepal from the United States with a mission to climb the 6,812-metre Mount Ama Dablam. Of them, Bennett summitted the peak on October 30. Two of the others failed to go above 5,970 metres. But, it was not a failure…because; they did another…

Roadmap for an organic Nepal

YUBAK DHOJ GC Nov 11, 2016- The successful discovery of DDT in 1939 opened the floodgates worldwide for more pesticide synthesis and their use, especially for the control of agricultural pests and vector-borne diseases. In 1950, DDT and pyrethrum brought from the US were used exclusively for Malaria control in Gandaki Hydropower Project. Subsequently, in…

Details announced of Prince Harry’s Tour of Nepal

Mar 9, 2016- British Prince Harry will visit Nepal for the first time, undertaking an official tour on March 19-23 as announced earlier. This is an official visit on behalf of Her Majesty’s Government. The visit will support British interests in the region and highlight the broad and deep relationship between the UK and Nepal.…

Nepal declares energy emergency to end power crisis

The Nepalese government has declared an energy emergency in the country targeting an end to the ongoing power crisis within the next two years. It is the third time that the government has declared energy emergency in the last eight years — the previous declarations have ended in disappointment. Nepal is currently facing load-shedding of…

Nepal earthquake, a winter of reconstruction

Nearly 9,000 people were killed and more than 900,000 homes damaged in last year’s deadly earthquake in Nepal. Nine months after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake, the challenges facing survivors have increased as cold weather sweeps through the mountainous country. With delays in the establishment of a National Reconstruction Authority, which has stalled the rebuilding of homes, many…