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Fresh earthquake kills scores in Nepal and India

A second powerful earthquake in less than three weeks spread panic in Nepal on Tuesday, bringing down buildings weakened by the first disaster and killing at least 66 people, including 17 in neighbouring India and one in Chinese Tibet.

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Thousands still missing after Nepal quake

Thousands of people were still missing in Nepal on Friday as food and help began to trickle through to those stranded in remote areas after last week's earthquake which killed 6,250. The death toll could rise further. Bodies a

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Nepal tense after ‘weak’ response to quake

Nepali officials conceded they had made mistakes in their initial response to a massive earthquake that has killed more than 4,700 people, as survivors stranded in remote villages and towns waited for aid and relief to arrive on Wednesday.

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Nepal steps up rescue efforts as quake toll tops 1,800

Nepal ramped up efforts on Sunday to rescue people trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 1,800, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.

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Air Arabia flies to Kathmandu from RAK hub

Air Arabia, a Sharjah-based carrier, has added Kathmandu as its latest destination to be served from the recently launched Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) hub in the UAE. The low-cost carrier will fly twice weekly to the Nepalese capital, the 10th

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Turkish Airlines adds Kathmandu route

Turkish Airlines has added flights to Kathmandu, the capital and largest city of Nepal, as the 29th destination served in the Far East, growing the world’s largest country network for an airline to 104 countries. Roundtrip f

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Etihad to fly twice daily to Kathmandu

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will increase its Abu Dhabi-Kathmandu service from seven flights per week to a double daily schedule from November 1. The additional flights build on the success of

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Rak Airways launches Kathmandu route

Rak Airways, a leading carrier of the UAE, will offer three flights a week to Kathmandu from February 15, marking the expansion of the airline’s network to 11 destinations. Rak Airways re-launched operations in 2010 with two routes to Jedd

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All 22 killed in small plane crash in Nepal

A small plane crashed in the Himalayan foothills of remote east Nepal, killing all 22 people onboard, an official said on Thursday. The Twin Otter aircraft, operated by Tara Air between Lamidanda and capital Kathmandu, had lost contact sho

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Oman Air launches Kathmandu service

Oman Air flagged off its Kathmandu service recently, a day after the carrier officially announced operations to Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Oman Air flies its new generation Boeing 737800- aircraft on these routes. “We want to promote Ka

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