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  1. OTRD ep 18 - surviving everest
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    23:27minutes

    Ep 18: Surviving Everest

    A Singaporean mountaineer attempts to conquer the world’s highest peak, but how will he survive a human traffic jam, more than 8,000 metres above ...
  2. For impoverished Nepal, still recovering from a major 2015 earthquake, the sewage tests could become

    Sewage in Nepal serves as affordable COVID-19 warning tool

    A pungent smell hangs in the early morning air as researchers collect samples of sewage dumped into a river in Nepal - a cost-effective way to ...
  3. Nepali police clashed with the participants of a religious chariot festival that drew hundreds in

    Nepal police clash with devotees defying COVID-19 ban for festival

    Nepali police on Thursday fired tear gas and water cannon to halt a chariot festival that drew hundreds of Hindus and Buddhists onto the streets ...
  4. Nepal is home to eight of the world's highest peaks but coronavirus restrictions have

    Nepal lifts coronavirus ban for Bahrain royal climbing expedition

    Nepal is making a royal exception to its coronavirus ban on foreign arrivals, with a mountaineering team including a Bahrain prince set to tackle ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: Houses are seen submerged in the waters as a river overflows due to incessant rainfall

    Mother and three children killed after heavy rain brought down mud-and-stone house in Nepal

    A 35-year-old woman and her three children, aged between four and 11, were killed in western Nepal when heavy rains brought down their ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, and other peaks of the Himalayan range ar

    Nepal to reopen Everest to climbers despite rise in COVID-19 cases

    Nepal will reopen its Himalayan mountains including Mount Everest to climbers for the autumn season, officials said on Thursday, to boost the ...