Nepal


Poachers kill rare one-horned rhino in Nepal

2017-04-09 19:02

Nepalese authorities are searching for poachers who killed a rare one-horned rhinoceros in a national park and cut off the horn.

Police in Nepal capital tear down earthquake victim camp

2017-03-14 09:35

Police have torn down hundreds of temporary huts in the Nepalese capital where people who lost their homes in the 2015 earthquake have been living for two years.

Girl dies after being banished for menstruating

2016-12-19 14:14

A 15-year-old girl has died in Nepal after she was banished to a shed because she was menstruating, under an ancient Hindu practice that has been banned for over a decade, police say.

Quake triggers avalanche in Nepal

2016-11-28 16:45

An avalanche triggered by an earthquake in a mountainous area of Nepal has killed a Sherpa mountain guide and injured a British climber who had to be rescued by helicopter.

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 to relocate five rare one-horned rhinos

2017-04-04 11:48

Conservationists captured a rare one-horned rhinoceros in Nepal as part of an attempt to increase the number of the vulnerable animals, which are prized by wildlife poachers.

Nepal quake survivors rebuild - tired of waiting

2017-01-04 21:36

People who lost their homes in the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal nearly two years ago are tired of waiting for help to rebuild.

Huge battles at elephant polo championship

2016-12-05 22:34

The elephants lumber across the field on the edge of a Nepalese jungle in pursuit of a small white ball, but there's nothing sedate during this polo match.

Possible remains of missing DA member found in Nepal

2016-11-13 19:08

The remains of Democratic Alliance (DA) North West deputy leader Petro Nel, who went missing in Nepal just over a year ago, has reportedly been found.

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.

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