Korean Prez Moon expresses condolence over demise of mountaineers climbing Mt Gurja

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has extended heartfelt tributes to the climbers who died in course of climbing Mount Gurja. Five Korean nationals and four Nepali mountaineering guides were killed when a massive landslide buried the base camp of Mt Gurja (7,193 metres) on the lap of the south face of Mt Dhaulagiri in western Nepal
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The daily hordes of tourists have exhausted the Thai beach made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie. Maya Bay, on Phi Phi Leh island in the Andaman Sea, will be closed to all visitors for four months annually starting this June to allow for the recovery of the battered coral reefs and sea life. The
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Chinese authorities have dispatched rescue workers to save miners trapped after an accident at a coal mine in the eastern province of Shandong late on Saturday, Chinese state media reported on Sunday. A rock burst at around 11 p.m. (1500 GMT) on Saturday destroyed part of a water drainage tunnel in the coal mine, killing
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has promised to show plenty of restraint and respect if he inflicts a first Premier League defeat of the season on his former side Chelsea on Saturday. Mourinho, who had two spells in charge of the London club and led them to three league titles, has not enjoyed previous meetings with Chelsea as United
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Britain’s Prince Harry shakes hands with a pupil during a visit to Albert Park Primary School in Melbourne, Australia, on Thursday, October 18, 2018. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are on day three of their 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific. Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS -The Himalayan Time

Construction of the world’s second tallest Bungee jump has reached its final stage. The Bungee jump construction project started by youth entrepreneurs of the private sector has so far recorded 80 per cent work progress. The structure — based on the gorge of Kaligandaki River — connects Kushma, the district headquarters of Parbat, with Balewa
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The Nepal-India border security meeting concluded at Araria of India. The meeting focused on the minimisation of problems in regard with peace and security issues, combating of criminal activities and the transport sector. The meeting agreed to take measures to minimize a pressure of containers at the Indian bordering market Jogbani, to operate ICT and
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren suggested President Donald Trump’s comment about him personally administering a DNA test to her to prove her Native American heritage is “creepy.” She tweeted Monday that the president makes “creepy physical threats” about women who scare him, including her. “He’s trying to do what he always does to women who scare him:
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Anti-India protests and clashes erupted in the main city in disputed Kashmir on Wednesday after a gunbattle between militants and government forces killed at least two suspected rebels, a civilian and a counterinsurgency police official, residents and police said. At least a dozen journalists covering the fighting were beaten by counterinsurgency policemen well after the
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Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to Iranian actors that a cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday were promoting Iran’s geopolitical agenda around the world. Through a network of fake news websites and fraudulent social media personas spread across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google Plus and YouTube, the Iranian-linked campaign
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