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June 6, 2024 at 11:50 AM

EV sales boom in Nepal, helping to save on oil imports, alleviate smog

Nepal's abundant hydroelectric power is helping the Himalayan nation cut its oil imports and clean up its air, thanks to a boom in sales of electric vehicles
June 6, 2024 at 11:50 AM
A worker washes a public transport bus at an electric charging station in Kathmandu, Nepal, Friday, May 10, 2024. Nearly all of the electricity produced in Nepal is clean energy, most of it generated by river-fed hydro-electricity. Thanks to that abundant source of power, the country is quickly expanding charging networks and imports of EVs have doubled in each of the past two years, according to customs data. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
May 23, 2024 at 1:16 PM

Kenyan mountaineer dies on Everest

Kenyan mountaineer Joshua Cheruiyot Kirui, who went missing on Wednesday morning on Mount Everest, has been found dead, officials announced Thursday.
May 23, 2024 at 1:16 PM
Tents of mountaineers are pictured at Everest base camp in the Mount Everest region of Solukhumbu district on April 18, 2024.
7 months ago

Urgent search and rescue in devastating Nepal earthquake

Rescuers are desperately trying to save victims in the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Nepal after a strong earthquake.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Urgent search and rescue in devastating Nepal earthquake
1 year ago

2 American citizens killed in Nepal plane crash

Two U.S. citizens and two permanent U.S. residents were among those killed in the plane crash in Nepal.
1 year ago
A French investigating team investigates the wreckage of a Yeti Airlines operated aircraft, in Pokhara, Nepal, Jan. 18, 2023.
1 year ago

2 Americans killed in Nepal plane crash

The State Department announced that two American citizens and two permanent U.S. residents were among those killed in the plane crash in Nepal earlier this week.
1 year ago
VIDEO: 2 Americans killed in Nepal plane crash
1 year ago

Investigators looking into cause of deadly Nepal plane crash

Yeti Airlines flight 691 banked sharply to the left and crashed into a nearly 1,000-foot gorge in central Nepal on Sunday, killing all 72 people on board.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Investigators looking into cause of deadly Nepal plane crash
1 year ago

Nepal plane crash black boxes recovered, as search continues for 3 passengers

Search crews on Monday recovered the black boxes from Yeti Airlines NYT 691, which crashed in Nepal on Sunday with 72 people on board.
1 year ago
Rescuers inspect the wreckage at the site of a Yeti Airlines plane crash in Pokhara, Nepal, on Jan. 16, 2023.
1 year ago

Black boxes discovered after deadly plane crash in Nepal

The Yeti Airlines flight crashed in Kathmandu, Nepal, killing 72 passengers on board. Now, investigators are using the black boxes to determine the cause of the crash.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Black boxes discovered after deadly plane crash in Nepal
1 year ago

At least 68 dead in Yeti Airlines plane crash in Nepal

The passenger plane crashed into a gorge on Sunday, killing at least 68 of the 72 on board.
1 year ago
VIDEO: At least 68 dead in Yeti Airlines plane crash in Nepal
2 years ago

US mountaineer reportedly missing in Nepal

American ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson is reportedly missing after attempting to ski down Manaslu in Nepal, North Face, her sponsor, confirmed to ABC News.
2 years ago
American ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson is reportedly missing after attempting to ski down Manaslu in Nepal, North Face, her sponsor, confirmed to ABC News.
7 years ago

VIDEO: Hiker rescued from rocky mountain in Nepal after 47 days
7 years ago

Hiker rescued after 47 days stranded in Nepal survived on salt, water

After spending 47 days stranded on a mountain in Nepal, surviving on salt and water, a Taiwanese man was rescued Wednesday but his girlfriend had died three days earlier.
7 years ago
Rescued Taiwanese trekker Liang Sheng Yueh sits in his bed at Grandee International Hospital a day after he was successfully rescued via helicopter, in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 27, 2017.