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Sagar Ghimire

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About Sagar
Sagar Ghimire is a journalist based in Kathmandu, Nepal. He is a correspondent with Republica, English National Daily in Nepal, specializing himself on business and economic issues. He has been reporting also on politics, disaster and migrant issues in Nepal.  He also works as a translator for Global Press Institute.
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Destroyed Dreams: Nepalis Mourn Relatives Killed In Israel

18 Oct 2023  |  ibtimes.com
In Nepal, families mourn the loss of their loved ones who were among the 10 Nepali agriculture students killed in a Hamas attack on Israel. Ashish Chaudhary, a participant in Israel's 'Learn and Earn' work-study scheme, was among those killed. The attack, which resulted in over 1,400 deaths in Israel and around 3,000 in Gaza, has devastated the relatives of the Nepali victims who had invested in their children's education and future. Remittances are a significant part of Nepal's economy, and the 'Learn and Earn' program was a pathway to better income for many Nepalis. The attack has shattered the dreams of the families, leaving them without their loved ones and the future they had hoped for.

Plane with 72 people on board crashes in Nepal

15 Oct 2023  |  capetimes.co.za
An aircraft with 72 people on board crashed in Nepal, with rescue operations underway. The crash occurred between the old and new Pokhara airports, and the wreckage was on fire. Nepal's air industry, despite its growth, faces significant safety challenges due to poor training and maintenance. The European Union has banned Nepali carriers from its airspace over safety concerns. The country’s difficult terrain and rapidly changing weather conditions contribute to the high risk of aviation accidents. Previous crashes, including those involving Tara Air and US-Bangla Airlines, highlight ongoing safety issues.

Plane with 72 people on board crashes in Nepal

15 Oct 2023  |  thestar.co.za
An aircraft with 72 people on board crashed in Nepal, with rescue operations underway. The crash occurred between the old and new Pokhara airports, and the wreckage was on fire. Nepal's air industry, despite its growth, faces significant safety challenges due to poor training and maintenance. The European Union has banned Nepali carriers from its airspace over safety concerns. Nepal's challenging terrain and rapidly changing weather conditions contribute to the high risk of aviation accidents. Past crashes, including those involving Tara Air and US-Bangla Airlines, highlight the ongoing safety issues.

As soon as released, 'The Serpent' Charles Sobhraj proclaims his innocence

06 Oct 2023  |  Le Devoir
French serial killer Charles Sobhraj, linked to at least 20 murders in Asia during the 1970s and the inspiration for the Netflix series 'The Serpent,' was released from prison in Nepal and transferred to France. In an exclusive interview, Sobhraj proclaimed his innocence and criticized the Nepalese judicial system. The Nepal Supreme Court ordered his release due to health reasons, and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that France would accept him if extradited. Sobhraj, known for his ability to assume different identities, has a long history of criminal activity, including the murder of two North American tourists.

'Just doing my job,' says record-setting Nepali climber

01 Oct 2023  |  inkl
Sherpa, a 47-year-old Nepali climber, has set a record by guiding a Japanese climber to the summit, marking his seventh ascent of Everest and triple ascents on four other peaks. Despite the perilous nature of his job, which involves guiding clients through the 'death zone' of the Himalayas, Sherpa continues to climb to support his family. His achievements have brought recognition to Nepali guides, who are essential to the climbing industry. Sherpa's story is one of resilience and dedication, as he prepares for future expeditions despite his family's concerns.

Nepali Hospitals Return Bodies From Air Crash To Grieving Families

17 Jan 2023  |  ibtimes.com
Nepali hospital staff began returning bodies to families after a Yeti Airlines plane crashed into a gorge near Pokhara, killing all 72 on board. Seventy bodies have been retrieved, and the search continues with drones over a wider area. The ATR 72 aircraft was en route from Kathmandu to Pokhara when it crashed. The cause is unknown, but experts from France are arriving to investigate. Nepal's aviation sector has grown but faces safety challenges, leading to an EU ban on Nepali carriers. The country's deadliest crash was in 1992 with 167 fatalities.

Nepali Hospitals Return Bodies From Air Crash To Grieving Families

17 Jan 2023  |  www.barrons.com
All passengers, including six children and 15 foreigners, are presumed dead in a plane crash in Nepal. Rescuers have retrieved 70 bodies, with efforts ongoing to find the remaining two. The black boxes have been handed over to authorities, and experts from France are investigating the cause. The crash has highlighted ongoing safety concerns in Nepal's aviation sector, which has been banned from EU airspace. The ATR 72 aircraft crashed near Pokhara, a key location for pilgrims and trekkers, with the cause still undetermined.

Plane crash in Nepal | No hope of finding survivors

16 Jan 2023  |  lapresse.ca
There is no hope of finding survivors following a plane crash in Nepal carrying 72 people, declared a national day of mourning. The Yeti Airlines ATR 72 from Kathmandu crashed near Pokhara airport, with 69 bodies recovered and three still missing. The cause is unknown, but a video suggests a possible wing stall. An expert team from France's BEA will assist in the investigation. The EU has banned Nepali carriers from its airspace over safety concerns, and Nepal has recently tightened regulations following another fatal crash.

Without hope of survivors, Nepal mourns the victims of the plane crash

16 Jan 2023  |  www.elespectador.com
Nepal declared a national day of mourning after a plane crash killed at least 69 people, including an Argentine national, marking the country's worst air disaster in three decades. The Yeti Airlines ATR 72-500 aircraft crashed near Pokhara, with no hope of survivors. The crash involved 15 foreign nationals and has raised concerns about aviation safety in Nepal, which has a history of air accidents due to challenging terrain and inadequate infrastructure. The European Union has banned Nepali carriers from its airspace due to safety concerns. The cause of the crash remains unknown, but expert analysis suggests a possible aerodynamic failure.

Plane with 72 people on board crashes in Nepal

15 Jan 2023  |  sundaytribune.co.za
A Yeti Airlines aircraft with 72 people on board crashed in Nepal on Sunday, causing a fire at the crash site between the old and new Pokhara airports. Rescue operations are underway, but the number of survivors is unknown. The crash adds to Nepal's history of aviation incidents, attributed to poor safety, insufficient training, and challenging weather conditions. The European Union has banned Nepali carriers from its airspace, and Nepal has faced several deadly crashes in the past, including a Tara Air crash in May 2022 and a US-Bangla Airlines crash in March 2018.

Plane with 72 people on board crashes in Nepal

15 Jan 2023  |  Ghanamma.com
An aircraft with 72 people on board crashed in Nepal, with rescue operations underway. The crash occurred between the old and new Pokhara airports, and the wreckage was on fire. Nepal's air industry, despite its growth, faces significant safety challenges due to poor training and maintenance. The European Union has banned Nepali carriers from its airspace over safety concerns. Nepal's difficult terrain and rapidly changing weather conditions contribute to the high risk of aviation accidents. Past crashes, including those involving Tara Air, US-Bangla Airlines, Pakistan International Airlines, and Thai Airways, highlight the ongoing safety issues.

Serial killer Charles Sobhraj on flight to France, claims 'innocent'

23 Dec 2022  |  www.ledroit.com
Charles Sobhraj, a 78-year-old convicted serial killer, claimed his innocence while on a flight to France after being released by the Supreme Court of Nepal due to health reasons and having served most of his sentence. Known for his crimes against backpackers in the 1970s, Sobhraj was imprisoned in Nepal since 2003 for the murders of two North American tourists. His criminal persona and escapes from justice have been widely reported, and his life story has inspired a BBC and Netflix series titled 'The Serpent'.

French serial killer Charles Sobhraj likely to be released today

23 Dec 2022  |  myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com
French serial killer Charles Sobhraj, known for his murders across Asia in the 1970s and portrayed in the Netflix series 'The Serpent', is set to be released from a Nepali prison on health grounds. The Supreme Court of Nepal ordered his release, citing his need for open heart surgery and the law allowing compassionate discharge for bedridden prisoners. Sobhraj, who has been in jail since 2003, is expected to return to France. His lawyer confirmed that he would be transferred to the immigration department on Friday. Sobhraj, who was linked to over 20 murders, has maintained his innocence regarding the killings in Nepal.

'Serpent' Serial Killer Expected To Be Released In Nepal

22 Dec 2022  |  ibtimes.com
Charles Sobhraj, a French serial killer known for a string of murders in Asia during the 1970s and depicted in the Netflix series 'The Serpent', is expected to be released from prison in Nepal due to health reasons. Nepal's Supreme Court ruled for his early release as he has served three-quarters of his sentence and requires compassionate discharge for health issues, including a heart surgery in 2017. Sobhraj, who has been imprisoned since 2003 for two murders, was notorious for drugging, robbing, and killing Western backpackers, earning him the nicknames 'bikini killer' and 'The Serpent'. He spent 21 years in jail in India before being released in 1997, only to be arrested again in Nepal in 2003.

Serial killer Charles Sobhraj claims he is 'innocent'

22 Dec 2022  |  lapresse.ca
French serial killer Charles Sobhraj, linked to at least twenty murders in Asia during the 1970s and the inspiration behind the Netflix series 'Le Serpent,' was released in Nepal and transferred to France. Sobhraj, 78, claimed his innocence in an exclusive interview with AFP during his flight to Doha. The Supreme Court of Nepal ordered his release due to his need for heart surgery and his completion of three-quarters of his sentence. Sobhraj, who has a history of evading justice and was imprisoned in Nepal since 2003 for the murder of two North American tourists, is expected to arrive in Paris. His criminal persona and past murders, including the notorious 'bikini killer' incident, were highlighted, along with his previous 21-year imprisonment in India and brief escape. The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that France would accept him if an extradition request was made, as Sobhraj is a French national.

Serial killer Charles Sobhraj claims he is 'innocent'

22 Dec 2022  |  www.lapresse.ca
French serial killer Charles Sobhraj, linked to at least twenty murders in Asia during the 1970s and the inspiration behind Netflix's series 'Le Serpent,' was released in Nepal and transferred to France. Sobhraj, 78, claimed his innocence during an interview with an AFP journalist on a flight to Doha. The Supreme Court of Nepal ordered his release due to health reasons, under a law allowing the release of prisoners who have served most of their sentence. Sobhraj, imprisoned since 2003 for the murder of two North American tourists, was escorted by police to his flight to Paris. He has a history of evading justice by assuming other identities and was previously arrested in India in 1976, serving 21 years in prison. His criminal activities included befriending and then drugging, robbing, and murdering his victims, often Western backpackers.

Nepal court orders release of serial killer Charles ‘The Serpent’ Sobhraj

21 Dec 2022  |  www.gmanetwork.com
Nepal's Supreme Court has ordered the release and deportation of Charles Sobhraj, a French serial killer known as 'The Serpent,' on health grounds. Sobhraj, who has been in prison since 2003 for the murders of two North American tourists, needs open heart surgery and has already served three-quarters of his sentence. The court's decision aligns with laws allowing the compassionate discharge of bedridden prisoners. Sobhraj, implicated in over 20 killings across Asia in the 1970s, will be freed from Kathmandu's Central Jail and deported to France within 15 days.

Nepal Court Orders Release Of Serial Killer Charles 'The Serpent' Sobhraj

21 Dec 2022  |  International Business Times
Nepal's Supreme Court has ordered the release and deportation of Charles Sobhraj, a French serial killer known as 'The Serpent,' on health grounds. Sobhraj, who has been imprisoned since 2003 for the murders of two North American tourists, requires open heart surgery and has already served three-quarters of his sentence. The court's decision aligns with laws allowing the compassionate discharge of bedridden prisoners. Sobhraj, infamous for a string of murders across Asia in the 1970s, will be freed from Kathmandu's Central Jail and deported to France within 15 days.

Combative TV Host's Party Makes Breakthrough In Nepal Election

23 Nov 2022  |  www.barrons.com
Nepal's recent elections saw a significant breakthrough for the National Independent Party (NIP), led by TV host Lamichhane, who won a substantial majority in his constituency. The NIP, formed just five months prior, secured multiple seats and is expected to gain more through proportional representation, potentially becoming the third or fourth-largest party in parliament. The party's success reflects voter frustration with established leaders and a desire for younger, more responsive governance. Incumbent Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and other veteran leaders were re-elected, but new anti-establishment lawmakers are poised to influence the formation of the next government. The elections, the second since Nepal's 2015 constitution, highlight a shift towards addressing economic issues and corruption.

'Just Doing My Job,' Says Record-setting Nepali Climber

21 Sep 2022  |  www.barrons.com
The Nepali climber Sherpa completed an unprecedented double ascent of the 14 eight-thousanders, guiding a Japanese climber to the summit of Pakistan's Gasherbrum II. Sherpa, who began his mountaineering career as a porter, has climbed Everest seven times and achieved triple ascents on four other peaks. Despite the perilous nature of his job, Sherpa continues to climb, driven by the need to support his family. His achievements have brought recognition to Nepali mountaineers, traditionally seen as supporters of foreign climbers. Nepal's culture and tourism minister hailed Sherpa as an inspiration for climbers worldwide.

'Just doing my job,' says record-setting Nepali climber

01 Aug 2022  |  The Edition
Sanu Sherpa, a Nepali climber, has become the first person to summit all 14 of the world's 8,000-meter peaks twice, completing his record with a climb of Pakistan's Gasherbrum II. Sherpa, who began his career as a porter and kitchen aid, has faced numerous challenges and risks in his mountaineering career, including witnessing many deaths. Despite the dangers, he continues to guide climbers, driven by the need to support his family. His achievements have brought recognition to Nepali climbers, who play a crucial role in the climbing industry. Sherpa's record has been acknowledged by Nepal's culture and tourism minister, and he continues to receive offers for future expeditions.

All 22 bodies retrieved from Nepal plane crash

01 Jun 2022  |  japantoday.com
The text is a personal account of experiences in Nepal, including trekking in Pokhara and flying on small planes with Nepali flight operators, who are noted for poor safety standards by international measures. The narrative also touches on a court order involving family time, reflecting personal sentiments and subjective views.
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