Small bombs go off outside 2 Nepal schools

2016-09-20 11:36

Police in Nepal say small bombs have exploded outside two schools in the capital, but no injuries and only minor damage were reported

Nepal criticised for not stopping child marriages

2016-09-08 10:44

Traditional practices, poverty, last year's massive earthquake and political instability mean child marriages remain a serious problem in Nepal, where 10% of the girls marry before they are 15.

Nepal bans Indian police couple for faking Everest climb

2016-08-30 19:04

Nepal has imposed a 10-year mountaineering ban on an Indian couple who faked photographs purporting to show them at the top of Mount Everest.

33 killed, 28 injured as crowded bus veers off Nepal highway

2016-08-15 20:01

An overcrowded bus has veered off a mountain highway in Nepal, killing at least 33 people and injuring 28 others.

Floods in Nepal and India leave more than 90 dead

2016-07-29 07:00

Floods and landslides in Nepal and India have killed more than 90 people in recent days, with at least two million residents forced to flee their homes, officials said.

Nepal selling rice donated for quake victims

2016-07-06 20:48

Nepal is selling thousands of tons of rice donated by China and Bangladesh to help earthquake victims, an official has said, despite aid agencies warning that survivors remain at risk of food shortages.

Nepal opens probe into couple's Everest claims

2016-07-04 14:44

Nepal has opened an investigation into an Indian police couple accused of falsifying photographs to support their claim of summiting Mount Everest this year.

Nepal villager killed in fight over 'Himalayan Viagra'

2016-06-17 14:15

A villager has been shot dead in a remote mountainous area of Nepal and three others injured in clashes over a rare and valuable fungus known as the "Himalayan Viagra" for its reputed aphrodisiac qualities, an official says.

Leopard on the loose sparks alarm in Nepal

2016-06-01 16:17

A wild leopard has sparked alarm in Nepal's capital after it spent hours wandering through a residential neighbourhood before being sedated and captured.

Indian climber 3rd to die on Mount Everest in recent days

2016-05-23 08:57

An Indian climber who had fallen sick and was being helped down Mount Everest has died, becoming the third to die in recent days while attempting to scale the world's tallest peak.


New Nepal leader vows to speed up quake rebuilding

2016-09-08 18:35

Nepal's new prime minister has promised to speed up reconstruction after a devastating earthquake.

Rhino shot by poachers dies in Nepal

2016-09-08 07:00

A one-horned rhino has died weeks after it was shot by poachers in Nepal, becoming the first of the rare animals to be killed in the country in over two years.

21 dead as bus plunges into Nepal river

2016-08-26 09:17

A packed passenger bus plunged into a river in central Nepal, killing 21 people, a senior local official said.

Seven killed in Nepal chopper crash

2016-08-08 14:29

A helicopter has crashed into a hillside in Nepal, killing all seven people on board including a baby, an airline official said.

Flood, landslides kill 33 after heavy rains in Nepal

2016-07-27 13:15

At least 33 people have died in floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Nepal and dozens more are missing.

Nepal landslides kill 11 after heavy rains

2016-07-05 14:17

Landslides triggered by heavy rains killed 11 people in western Nepal including a teenage boy and four young girls.

Two children die as Nepal school collapses

2016-07-01 12:03

Heavy monsoon rains caused parts of a school to collapse in Nepal's capital, killing two pupils and injuring 24 others, police said.

Nepal seeks to drain glacial lake near Everest

2016-06-04 08:45

Nepali soldiers have started efforts to partially drain a giant glacial lake near Mount Everest, fearing possible flooding.

Body of SA-born climber retrieved from Everest

2016-05-27 12:14

Rescuers have been able to retrieve the body of an SA-born climber who died on Mount Everest and fly it to Nepal's capital.

Climbers missing on Everest after 2 die

2016-05-22 20:35

Two Indian climbers have gone missing on Mount Everest, a day after two deaths from apparent altitude sickness were reported, underscoring the risks on the world's highest mountain.

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