Nepalis suffer under fuel 'blockade'

2015-10-06 18:26

Less than six months after a devastating earthquake, Nepalis are suffering under an entirely different kind of crisis - a fuel shortage provoked by political unrest

Nepal may ban disabled climbers from Everest

2015-09-28 17:58

Nepal is considering banning severely disabled climbers and those deemed too old from Everest and other mountains.

Nepalese police shooting kills 4, including child

2015-09-16 13:03

A 4-year-old boy was among four people killed when police in Nepal opened fire on a crowd of people demonstrating against a new national constitution due to be introduced this week.

Nepal police search for body of slain Texas teacher

2015-09-08 13:31

Nepal police search river for body of 27-year-old Texas teacher hammered to death

Nepal police kill 5 protesters demanding new state

2015-09-01 15:12

Officials say police in southern Nepal have opened fire on members of an ethnic group demanding a new state in a draft constitution, killing five people in two separate towns.

Nepalis killed in protests over proposed constitution

2015-08-11 08:56

At least two people have been killed and 12 others wounded after police fired at demonstrators protesting against a proposed constitution, authorities say.

Remains of 17 missing people recovered in Nepal

2015-08-05 10:24

Nepalese officials say villagers have recovered the remains of 17 people who went missing after their village was buried by a landslide.

Man arrested for cannibalism in Nepal

2015-07-27 12:52

A Nepali man has been charged with murder for killing and eating human flesh, Dang district police say.

Nepal police arrest 188 as charter protest turns violent

2015-07-24 17:28

Nearly 200 demonstrators have been arrested in Nepal, as they torched vehicles and forced schools, shops and businesses to shut down in protest over government plans to bring in a new constitution.

UN agency under scrutiny for bad quality food aid in Nepal

2015-06-22 11:12

A UN agency is under scrutiny after the food aid it distributed to earthquake survivors in Nepal was found to be substandard, authorities say.


Nepal asks international flights to get fuel 'elsewhere'

2015-09-29 17:00

Nepal has run out of aviation fuel due to a trade crisis, and says international flights into the country should re-fuel elsewhere before arriving.

Nepal adopts new constitution

2015-09-20 18:26

President Ram Baran Yadav has declared Nepal's new constitution released and implemented.

India investigates rape charges against Saudi diplomat

2015-09-09 16:06

Indian police have filed a complaint against a Saudi Arabian diplomat accused of raping two Nepali women.

4 months after quakes, Nepal fails to spend any of $4bn donor money

2015-09-02 12:12

Two months after foreign countries and international agencies pledged $4.1bn to help Nepal recover from its worst natural disaster; the government has yet to make arrangements to receive the money and has spent nothing on reconstruction.

First climber to attempt Everest ascent since Nepal quake

2015-08-23 16:59

A Japanese climber will be the first to attempt to scale Mount Everest since a massive earthquake in April triggered avalanches that killed 18 climbers.

Risk of west Nepal quake still high

2015-08-06 22:54

Large quakes in Nepal this year only partially relieved stress on a major Himalayan fault line, and chances for a big tremor are as high as before.

Nepal may end mass animal sacrifice

2015-07-29 19:32

The next mass slaughter of cattle in a Nepalese religious ceremony could be called off.

5 Nepalis held; suspected of sacrificing 10-year-old

2015-07-26 11:32

Five people have been arrested and face charges of murdering a 10-year-old boy in southwest Nepal, police have said, in an incident media reports say was a suspected case of human sacrifice.

Donors pledge billions to help rebuild earthquake-hit Nepal

2015-06-25 13:11

Foreign donors and agencies announced billions of dollars in aid for Nepal on Thursday, but it fell short by half of what the Himalayan nation wants to rebuild from the devastating earthquake that killed more than 8 800 people and made millions homeless.

Tibetans pray for Dalai Lama at 80th birthday celebration

2015-06-21 18:58

The Dalai Lama has marked his official 80th birthday, with prayers and celebrations at his hometown in exile but little to show for decades of lobbying seeking greater Tibetan autonomy.

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