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    1. A Trekking Adventure in Post-Quake Nepal

      The Wall Street JournalApr 29 08:44 AM

      A trek in Nepal only a year after its devastating earthquake may seem like an unlikely choice for a family vacation, but the Himalayan kingdom is as mysterious and rewarding as ever.

    2. NEPAL (FRANCE24): Ceremonies were held last Sunday in Nepal in memory of the victims of the earthquake that devastated the Himalayan country a year ago. On April 25, 2015, Nepal was shaken to its core when a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck high up in the Himalayas. Around 9,000 people died and hundreds of thousands were […]

      Nepal earthquake anniversary: Photos show scale ... - International Business Times UK

    3. Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) On this hot April day in the Nepalese capital, Maya Gurung wears black tights under a striped knee-length dress. She is trying not to be conspicuous, but other details give her away.

    4. Nepal's quake-hit Tibetan nuns rebuild homes - and faith

      Reuters via Yahoo! NewsApr 26 06:21 AM

      By Jane Qui CHAKHAM, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It is the first time Nawang Tsultrim has harbored any sense of hope in a year. "They will begin to build my house tomorrow," she says cheerfully, picking through a pile of rubble that was once her home: a modest one-room building in the Bakhang Buddhist Nunnery in northeastern Nepal, near the border with Tibet. A devastating Nepal ...

    5. The earthquake that struck Nepal in late April 2015 was horrifying in scale: nearly 9,000 killed and almost a million homes destroyed. A year on, rebuilding has barely begun and thousands are still homeless and in need of help. While many have had to wait—and indeed, in some cases are still waiting—for the government and…

    6. Nepal marks anniversary of quake that killed nearly 9,000

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 24 08:51 AM

      KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — People gathered Sunday at the remains of a historic tower in Nepal's capital that collapsed in a devastating earthquake a year ago, as Nepalese held memorial services to mark the anniversary of a disaster that killed nearly 9,000 people and left millions homeless.

    7. Nepal has done little to protect itself from next 'big one'

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 24 11:00 PM

      KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Last year's massive earthquake in Nepal killed nearly 9,000 people, yet could have been much deadlier. It was spared not by disaster preparedness, but by the calendar.

    8. Nepal: ‘Since earthquake, 15% spike in human trafficking’

      The Indian Express via Yahoo! India NewsApr 26 07:19 PM

      Immediately after the earthquake struck Nepal last year, human trafficking shot up by 15 per cent, a report of the National Human Rights Commission of Nepal has revealed. “There are evidences that the magnitude of Trafficking in Persons (TIP), especially of women and children, has increased after the earthquakes. An NGO, Maiti Nepal’s data on the number of women and children intercepted before ...

    9. Nepal marks quake anniversary with prayers and tears

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 25 06:42 AM

      Nepal's prime minister joined Buddhist monks at a prayer ceremony Monday to mark the start of rebuilding of five ancient monuments destroyed in an earthquake that killed thousands and devastated the country's rich cultural heritage. The ceremony at the seventh-century Swayambhunath Temple complex came exactly a year after the quake struck, although the main commemorations for the dead were held...

    10. Fears mount in quake-hit Nepal as tourists stay away

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 24 09:55 PM

      Former guesthouse owner Tenzing Lama remembers when foreign tourists thronged Nepal's Langtang valley, trekking through the breathtaking Himalayan wilderness and soaking up the tranquility. One hundred percent of our economy came from that," said Lama, 45, who grew up in Langtang village which was decimated by the avalanche that sent huge blocks of ice barrelling through the valley. By the time...

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