Tag Archives: Kathmandu

30Apr/17

Swiss climber falls to death, preparing for Mount Everest ascent

The body of experienced Swiss climber Ueli Steck is brought by helicopter to the morgue at T.U. Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu, after he died while preparing to climb Mount Everest.
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09May/15

New radar technology already saving lives in disaster zones

The prototype of a new radar technology designed to detect the heartbeats of victims trapped in rubble is demonstrated. The technology was developed by NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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30Apr/15

Teenager rescued five days after Nepal quake

Nepal’s Armed Police Force rescue a teenage boy, Pema Lama, from a collapsed hotel in Kathmandu six days after an earthquake hit the country.

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27Apr/15

Survivor recounts terrifying moments when earthquake triggered avalanche at Mt. Everest base camp

Survivor says “everything was gone” after quake-triggered avalanche hit Mt. Everest base camp.
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25Apr/15

Quake destroys buildings in Nepal, minister says hundreds dead

Nepalese government minister says hundreds have been killed in a powerful earthquake which hit the country and sent tremors through northern India.

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