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Sherpa killed, climber hurt in quake triggered avalanche in Nepal

A Nepalese climbing guide was killed and a British climber injured on Monday when an avalanche triggered by an earthquake hit a Himalayan peak, expedition...

Chinese President Xi "ready to visit Nepal"

Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal met Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday on the sidelines of BRICS Summit in Goa, India, following criticism at...

18 killed, 13 injured in Nepal bus crash

A passenger bus carrying people from a small town in northern Nepal crashed on a narrow mountain road on Tuesday, killing 18 people and injuring 13 others...

Nepal failing to stop child marriage, says Human Rights Watch

Nepal’s poverty, traditional practices, patriarchy and gender discrimination have led to the country having one of the highest rates of child marriages in Asia...

Nepal bans Indian couple for fake photo of Mount Everest climb

Nepal on Tuesday banned an Indian couple from mountaineering in the country for ten years, after they doctored a photo to acquire a highly sought-after summit...

Nepal jeep crash kills nine

A passenger jeep veered off a dirt track in south-western Nepal on Sunday, killing at least nine people and injuring six, local police said. The jeep fell...

At least 30 killed in Nepal bus crash

At least 30 people were killed when a passenger bus crashed on a mountain road in central Nepal on Monday, police said. An additional 30 people were injured...

Seven killed in helicopter crash in Nepal

A helicopter crashed in central Nepal on Monday, killing all seven people on board, authorities said. The chopper was en route to Kathmandu when it...

Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal elected Nepal's new prime minister

Former guerrilla leader and Maoist party chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal was elected the new prime minister of Nepal on Wednesday by a majority vote in the parliament...

Nepal parliament prepares to elect new prime minister

Nepal's parliament announced Monday that it would elect a new prime minister later this week, after the resignation of Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli following...

Death toll from Nepal monsoon disaster reaches 80

At least 80 people have died in monsoon-related disasters in Nepal in the past week, the Home Ministry said Sunday. "We have recovered 80 bodies from...

Death toll climbs to 49 following heavy rains in Nepal

The death toll from landslides and flooding brought on by heavy rainfall in Nepal climbed to 49 on Wednesday. The number of fatalities from landslides in...

Nepal's prime minister resigns before no-confidence vote

Nepal's prime minister resigned on Sunday minutes before a no-confidence vote in parliament that he was expected to lose after a key party withdrew support...

Helicopter rescuer saves hundreds of lives in mountainous Nepal

Chhirring Dhenduk Bhote woke up feeling strange because in his dream he was flying. The Nepali rescuer lit incense sticks and prayed to the gods, hoping his...

One dead, two missing during Everest ascent

An Indian climber was reported dead on Mount Everest on Monday, making it the third death on the mountain this season, authorities confirmed. "An...

A Dutchman and an Australian die on Everest

Two foreign climbers have died on Mount Everest, sources at Nepal's Tourism Ministry said Saturday. "A Dutchman died yesterday and an Australian died...

Nepali becomes first woman to climb Everest seven times

Nepali climber Lhakpa Sherpa became the first woman to make seven ascents of Mount Everest, local media reported Saturday. The 42-year-old broke her own...

Rescue under way for 19 climbers stranded in central Nepal

Nineteen climbers, including two critically injured, were being rescued after they were stranded in the central mountains of Nepal in bad weather, a tour...

First foreign climbers reach Everest summit after two-year gap

Foreign climbers reached the top of Everest Thursday, with their route mapped out by Nepali guides, after a two-year pause in expeditions due to deadly...

Everest peak sees first expeditions after two years of tragedy

The Everest region is busy with tourists again after a gap of two years that saw no expeditions in Nepal due to separate disasters that struck the Himalayan...

Nepal remembers victims of devastating earthquakes

Nepal's prime minister on Sunday visited one of the sites devastated a year ago by an earthquake that killed more than 8,800 people. KP Sharma Oli...

Nepal bus crash kills 22

At least 22 people were killed and 23 injured when a bus crashed in eastern Nepal Tuesday, police said. The bus went off a road and careened more than 100...

British Prince Harry charms Nepali locals on tour of quake-hit areas

Britain's Prince Harry greeted Nepali locals and spoke with the survivors of the 2015 earthquake in and around Kathmandu on Sunday, as part of his visit to...

Nepal pilots awarded posthumous medals after crash landing

Two pilots who died in a crash landing last week will receive posthumous bravery awards after all their passengers survived, officials said Tuesday. Pilot...

Survivors of Nepal plane crash airlifted to hospital

Nine survivors of a plane crash in western Nepal have been airlifted to hospital, authorities said Friday, after the country's second air accident in...

Crashed Nepalese passenger plane might have diverted from its route

A passenger plane that crashed in central Nepal on Wednesday killing all 23 people on board might have diverted from its usual route, Pokhara Airport chief...

Passenger plane crashes in central Nepal, killing all 23 on board

A passenger plane carrying 23 people crashed in the mountains of central Nepal on Wednesday, killing everyone on board, police said. Burnt wreckage and...

Nepalese ministers donate salary for post-earthquake reconstruction

Nepalese ministers are to contribute a month's salary to the rebuilding of a national monument that collapsed during the April 25, 2015, earthquake, crushing...

Nepal-India border traffic resumes for first time in months

More than a hundred cargo vehicles crossed the India-Nepal border Saturday, for the first time since it was closed 135 days ago. About 70 petrol tankers...

At least 25 injured in Nepal aftershock

At least 25 people were injured when a 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck parts of Nepal late Friday, nine months after a major earthquake, police said....

Nepal powers up first electric crematorium

Nepal's first electric crematorium came into operation in Kathmandu on Sunday, promising a positive environmental impact and lower costs for the majority of...

At least six dead in Nepal bus accident

At least six people were killed when a bus overturned in Nepal on Sunday, police said. Sixteen others were injured in the accident in Rupandehi...

Nepal's fuel crisis will push almost a million people into poverty

With a large cone-shaped bamboo basket strapped to her back, Nirmala Bhandari treks two hours every day from her village to a protected forest in the hills,...
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