Torrential downpours have destroyed homes and infrastructure in more than a dozen districts since Friday morning.
13 Aug 2017 4:00 PM
The meeting comes in the backdrop of the current standoff in Doklam a tri-junction between India, China and Bhutan.
11 Aug 2017 5:24 PM
The new law stipulates a three-month jail sentence or a 3,000 rupee fine, or both, for anyone forcing a woman to follow the custom.
10 Aug 2017 12:55 PM
Supreme Court banned chhaupadi more than a decade ago but it is still followed in parts of Nepal, particularly in remote western districts.
09 Aug 2017 6:48 PM
In recent years the gay community has started using the festival to call attention to its demands for equal rights.
08 Aug 2017 7:12 PM
Nepal will face dire consequences in case a war between India and China breaks out, halting the trade and supplies from India.
08 Aug 2017 8:30 AM
In 2013 Nepal introduced grant of citizenship with a third gender option and began issuing passports reflecting the same in 2015.
06 Aug 2017 10:19 AM
The first phase of local polls was held on May 14 in Provinces 3, 4 and 6 though the local polls were earlier scheduled for two phases.
28 Jun 2017 1:54 PM
Sher Bahadur Deuba played a key role in bringing the Madhesi parties on board for the second phase of the local-level elections.
07 Jun 2017 2:58 PM
The election was postponed from Sunday to today after the main opposition CPN-UML launched a protest over re-election in a ward.
06 Jun 2017 1:18 PM
Satyarup Siddhanta realised that he was at the centre of an Everest fraud when a couple doctored his summit photo.
02 Jun 2017 11:41 AM
He resigned while addressing the nation from his office in Singhadurbar on Wednesday evening.
24 May 2017 4:41 PM
The identities of the dead climbers in the tent were still unknown Wednesday and other rescuers were heading there to learn more details.
24 May 2017 3:44 PM
Climbers from the United States, Slovakia and Australia also died on the mountain over the weekend.
22 May 2017 3:53 PM
A rescue team of 3 Sherpas flew by helicopter to Camp 2, from where they climbed up the mountain to help search for the missing climber.
21 May 2017 6:38 PM
Anshu Jamsenpa intended to make the summit in 2014 but the climbing season was cancelled after an avalanche killed 16 Nepali guides.
21 May 2017 4:20 PM
It was the first time that someone climbed Mt Everest for women's empowerment and gender equality, according to UN Women Nepal.
20 May 2017 9:52 PM
A bomb was also found early Sunday morning outside the house of a mayoral candidate for the main opposition CPN-UML party in Bhaktapur.
14 May 2017 7:01 PM
The second phase of local polls in the remaining parts of the country will be held after a month.
14 May 2017 10:46 AM
The government hopes the elections, staggered over two phases, will lead to a general election later in the year.
12 May 2017 7:32 PM