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Death toll in Everest avalanche rises to 13 KATHMANDU: After the rescuers dug out a dead body from the snow on the slope near Mount Everest's Camp I on Saturday, the official death toll in the Everest ava ...Full story[Updated: 2014-04-19 6:26 PM] 

Pilot preparing to jump off Everest 'heart broken' KATHMANDU: Joby Ogwyn, who was preparing to climb the Mount Everest and attempt the first wing-suit flight off the world's highest summit for the descent, has e ...Full story[Updated: 2014-04-19 4:45 PM] 

Demand to resume Dipayal airport service falls on deaf ears DIPAYAL: Entrepreneurs and businesspersons in Doti district headquarters Dipayal have been hopeless as authorities are turning deaf ears toward their demand to ...Full story[Updated: 2014-04-19 3:20 PM] 

ICTJ urges govt to amend 'flawed' Bill on TRC‚ CID KATHMANDU: The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) said the Bill tabled at the Parliament for formations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commis ...Full story[Updated: 2014-04-19 3:05 PM] 

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4yo girl fatally falls into well KATHMANDU: A four-year-old girl died after she fell into a well at Prayag Pokhari of Lalitpur Submetropolitan City yesterday. Police identified the victim as Indian nati ...Full story

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4 kidnappers arrested; abductees freed HETAUDA: Police on Thursday rescued three members of a family from abduction and also held four persons involved in the crime. Though a police team under the command of DSP Deepak ... Full story

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It's getting increasingly tough for bowlers‚ says ... KARACHI: Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal, widely regarded as the world's best off-spinner, says that life is becoming increasingly tough for bowlers in limited-overs cricket. The 36-year-o ...Full story

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Bombs kill 4 in shopping street of Iraqi capital BAGHDAD: Iraqi police say two bombs planted on a street full of shoppers in Baghdad have killed four people and wounded eight. They say the explosions took place in the c ...Full story

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FNCCI floats idea to scrap system on minimum wage KATHMANDU: The new executive committee of the largest private sector umbrella organisation has floated the idea of doing away with provision on mini ...Full story

 

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Where is the inquiry commission to find facts about vote rigging in the last election? Present government should form the commission for future reference without further delay!

 

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Kids these days spend their hours on the latest gadgets instead of playing outdoors. It is understandable that the coming generation must be tech-savvy, do you think it is wise to expose them to such technology at such a tender age? Give reasons. Send your replies in not more than 200 words by Friday, April 18 by 2 pm to Features Department, The Himalayan Times, e-mail

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What do you think caused the avalanche in Mount Everest on Friday morning, killing scores of Sherpa guides?

  Natural cause

  High traffic of climbers

  Global warming

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