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Rukum cut off from telecom network for three days

Kathmandu, April 10 The whole of Rukum district in Nepal’s Far-west has been cut off from the country’s telecommunication network for the last three days. According to local officials, an important repeater tower at Ratamata in the district was hit by lightning on Friday. According to Nepal Telecom, GSM, CDMA and online services remain disrupted following the […]

Everest Base camp abuzz with mountaineers from around the world

Kathmandu, April 10 The Everest Base Camp, which remains deserted during the winter, is currently abuzz with around 400 people including Sherpa guides, mountaineers and high altitude workers. As many as 20 mountaineering expedition teams have arrived at the Everest Base Camp (EBC) as they prepare to climb Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse and Mt Nhutse. […]