Tag Archives: Nepal

  • Dalai Lama’s 84th birthday marked with hopes and prayers

    “If you truly love me, then keep in your mind my three commitments. Wherever you live, try to create a compassion atmosphere, compassionate society, then religious harmony.” ...

  • Nepal bans Tibetans from celebrating Dalai Lama birthday

    Nepal has banned the Tibetans living in the country from celebrating the birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, to avoid offending the sentiments of their neighbour China. ...

  • US citizen Penpa Tsering speaks out after Nepal deportation

    After his deportation by Nepal immigration officials due to mistaken identity, traumatised Tibetan-American Penpa Tsering said the officials treated him badly and tortured him mentally. ...

  • Penpa Tsering responds after newspaper in Nepal reports his “deportation”

    Nepal immigration has confused a Tibetan man travelling to the country named Penpa Tsering, for Penpa Tsering, former Representative of the Dalai Lama to the United States, and deported him. ...

  • Scientist warns of Everest dangers from pollution, melting

    Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it more dangerous for future climbers ...

  • Explosions in Nepal’s capital leave 3 dead, 8 wounded

    Three explosions killed three people and wounded at least eight in different parts of Nepal's capital on Sunday, with police suspecting that an outlawed communist group was responsible. ...

  • Four bodies and ten tonnes of rubbish collected from Everest

    Four bodies have been retrieved from Everest and some ten tonnes of garbage plucked from the mountain at the end of this year's climbing season, Nepal authorities said Monday. ...

  • Four more deaths on traffic-jammed Everest

    A traffic jam of climbers in the Everest "death zone" was blamed for two of four new deaths reported Friday, heightening concerns that the drive for profits is trumping safety on the peak. ...

  • Nepal probes journalists for Dalai Lama news

    Three Nepali journalists are being probed for circulating a news item on the Dalai Lama, officials said Tuesday, in a sign of growing Chinese influence on its small Himalayan neighbour. ...

  • Three tonnes of rubbish collected from Everest

    A clean-up team sent to Mount Everest has collected three tonnes of garbage in its first two weeks, officials said Wednesday, in an ambitious plan to clean the world's highest rubbish dump. ...