There is strong evidence that the overall gender ratio is significantly different from the background ratio in the case of UK parents born in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
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Thursday 05 September 2013
22-year-iold from Brighton began trekking alone in the region on 5 August but has not been heard of since
Wednesday 31 July 2013
The number of wild royal Bengal tigers in Nepal has increased to 198, a 63.6 per cent rise in five years, a survey of the big cats shows.
Friday 14 June 2013
Tests have established a direct link between the Duke of Cambridge and a woman believed to have been at least half Indian
60th anniversary: Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first to scale Everest – but not the last
Wednesday 29 May 2013
Sixty years after Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the top of the world, anniversary celebrations took place in the shadow of a mountain they might now struggle to recognise.
Thursday 23 May 2013
Octogenarian reaches summit but 81-year-old Nepalese man is hot on his heels
The five-mile high octogenarian contest: 80-year-old man begins quest to become oldest man to climb Mount Everest... but 81-year-old rival also seeks title
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Yuichiro Miura, 80, who has had heart surgery four times is already in the oxygen-deficient 'death zone'
The height of rule-breaking: Everest climber Daniel Hughes in trouble for 'illegal' video interview from peak
Tuesday 21 May 2013
A British climber who delivered a live video interview from the top of Mount Everest has found himself in trouble with the Nepalese authorities who have branded the broadcast illegal.
Sunday 19 May 2013
Mountaineering officials say 64 climbers, including a Saudi Arabian woman, have successfully scaled Mount Everest from Nepal's side of the mountain.
Friday 17 May 2013
An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer has begun his attempt to scale Mount Everest, in an effort to reclaim his title as the oldest man to reach the summit.
Thursday 16 May 2013
A plane crashed while trying to land at a mountain airstrip in northern Nepal early Thursday, injuring all 21 people on board.
Sunday 12 May 2013
On 29 May 1953, the New Zealander Sir Edmund Hillary and the Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers to reach the summit of the planet's highest mountain, described by Hillary as "a symmetrical beautiful snow cone".
Friday 03 May 2013
Nigeria has been added to the Committee for the Protection of Journalists' annual list of most dangerous countries
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Nepal's Mountaineering Department said a truce was reached at base camp
Monday 29 April 2013
The team of three Europeans claim a misunderstanding between themselves and a group of Sherpas deteriorated into an ugly scene
Sunday 14 April 2013
A Nepalese man has set a world record for the longest broadcast by a television presenter after remaining on air for 62 hours and 12 minutes.
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