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A helping hand for the Sherpas of Nepal

The Karma Project, a locally-owned tourism company, is offering training and employment to the people of remote Himalayan villages Da Tenji Sherpa was a mountain guide in Nepal who assisted mountaineers on several 8,000-metre peaks including Mount Everest. Despite having no formal training, he was very strong and well-adapted to high altitudes. ... Read more

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Irvine Doctor Helps Cure Cataracts in Remote Nepal Village

Dr. Sanjay Kedhar is now back home after traveling to Nepal. The UC Irvine Health Center opthamologist traveled to the remote Gorkha region in the mountains to give the people of that area a special gift: the restoration of their sight. "If patients can't see, they can't live," Kedhar said. Gorkha is a place where money is scarce and there is v... Read more

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Nepal’s best female golfer grew up in a shed and wants to make hi…

Nepal golfer Pratima Sherpa grew up around golf, literally. The 17-year-old lives with her parents in a maintenance shed at the Royal Nepal Golf Club. Her parents who work on the golf course wanted to provide the best for their daughter, and the tin shed became home to the family of three. It has two rooms. One is filled with the course's g... Read more

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Nepal Airlines welcomes first of two Airbus A330s to fleet

Nepal Airlines has taken delivery of the first of two A330s, which it will lease from Portuguese lessor Hi Fly. These will be in addition to its two existing A320ceos, and will be one of the largest aircraft operating out of Tribhuvan International Airport. Situated at high altitude, only the most sophisticated of aircraft are capable of operat... Read more

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CSU engineering students take their skills to Nepal

AS far as a first trip overseas goes, it's an exotic one. Charles Sturt University first-year engineering student Chloe Attard is in Nepal until early next month on a study tour in which she will put her learning to the test. She is one of six Bachelor of Technology/Masters in Engineering (Civil Systems) students from CSU Bathurs... Read more

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The star factory in Nepal ~ Rugby In Nepal

Rugby In Nepal, Situated 28km north of Kathmandu Valley sit Nepal Police Higher Secondary School, also known as the star factory. With 60 boys and 60 girls playing rugby continuously throughout the year it is no surprise they won the U14 national title this year. It is this school that also produced Nepal Rugby's first national sevens captain... Read more

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