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Nepal: Death toll from floods, landslide rises to 40

Torrential downpours have destroyed homes and infrastructure in more than a dozen districts since Friday morning.

13 Aug 2017 4:00 PM

Sushma Swaraj meets Bhutanese foreign minister amid Sikkim standoff

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

Nepal criminalises isolation of menstruating women after teen’s death

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

Nepal criminalises banishing women from home during menstruation

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

Hundreds of Nepal’s gay community members to march for equal rights

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

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Not in favour of war, resolve border standoff with talks: Nepal to India, China

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

First in Nepal: Man, transgender woman register for marriage without law

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

Nepal votes in second round of crucial local election

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 elected Prime Minister of Nepal

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

Sher Bahadur Deuba to become Nepal prime minister for fourth time

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

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Fraud At 8,848 Metres: Are Mount Everest ascents too easy to fake?

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

Nepal PM 'Prachanda' resigns; Sher Bahadur Deuba to succeed him

He resigned while addressing the nation from his office in Singhadurbar on Wednesday evening.

24 May 2017 4:41 PM

4 bodies discovered inside tent at highest camp on Mt Everest

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

Missing Indian climber Ravi Kumar’s body spotted on Mount Everest

Climbers from the United States, Slovakia and Australia also died on the mountain over the weekend.

22 May 2017 3:53 PM

Indian climber goes missing on Everest, Nepalese guide in bad condition

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

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Indian woman climbs Everest summit twice in a week, breaks record

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

Nepali woman scales Mt Everest with anti-human trafficking message

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

1 killed in clashes as Nepal holds local polls after 20 yrs

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

Nepal begins voting in local polls, for first time in 20 years

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

Nepal to vote in local polls for first time in 2 decades

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

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