Nepal

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 organizers said.

Seven killed, 18 injured in Nepal jeep crash

Seven people were killed and 18 others were injured when an overcrowded jeep crashed in central Nepal, local police said Sunday.

Nepalese not allowed to use new Indian notes despite cash shortages

Nepalese will not be allowed to use new Indian bank notes worth 500 and 2,000 rupees (about 7 and 29 dollars) until India’s central bank authorises Nepal to do so, an official said Friday.

Russian pilot killed, Canadian tourist injured in Nepal plane crash

A small aircraft crashed Wednesday near a stream in western Nepal, killing a Russian pilot and injuring a Canadian tourist, police said.

Police in Nepal arrest 142 over nationwide strike

Police in Nepal arrested 142 protestors across the country on Sunday for attempting to enforce a nationwide shutdown.

Hundreds of Nepal's ex-child soldiers protest at Maoist headquarters

Hundreds of ex-Maoist child soldiers protested at the headquarters of their former party in Nepal on Monday, demanding compensation for retired combatants.

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 home of ignoring relations with China...

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, local authorities said.

Three killed, former minister missing, in Nepal car crash

Three people were killed and three others, including Nepal’s former home minister, were missing after a car veered off a busy highway approximately 100 kilometres west of Kathmandu, local police...

Four hikers killed in Nepal landslide

Four hikers were killed and at least six wounded on Thursday when a landslide struck a popular trekking route near Nepal's Mount Manaslu, local police said.

India gives Nepal 750-million-dollar credit line for quake aftermath

India on Friday finalized a 750-million-dollar credit line for Nepal's post-earthquake reconstruction following talks between the South Asian neighbours.

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, a leading rights group said...

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 certificate despite failing to scale...

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.

French tourist found dead at bottom of cliff in Nepal

The body of a French woman, who had been missing for the last 10 days, has been found at the bottom of a cliff near a highway in western Nepal, local police said Friday.