Nepal


Nepal quake survivors fight freezing temperatures

2016-02-05 12:11

Nine months after a massive earthquake hit Nepal, thousands of survivors are now fighting sub-zero temperatures in flimsy temporary shelters, awaiting government help to rebuild their homes.

Nepal finally begins earthquake reconstruction

2016-01-16 19:10

Nepal has officially begun the much-delayed reconstruction of about one million houses and buildings - nine months after they were damaged in a devastating earthquake which killed 9 000 people.

Major hydropower project in Nepal stopped

2016-01-13 20:01

A Norwegian company has announced its decision to "discontinue" the development of a major hydropower plant in Nepal.

Crisis on Nepal-India border as blockade continues

2015-12-24 13:03

Three million Nepalese children under the age of five are at risk of death due to a shortage of fuel, food and medicine.

Nepal's dogs have their day

2015-11-10 22:03

Nepalis have celebrated the day of the dog as part of the wider week-long Tihar festival.

Dozens dead as bus veers off Nepalese mountain

2015-11-03 19:02

An overcrowded vehicle, including passengers travelling on its roof has plunged over a cliff, killing at least 30 people.

Police in south Nepal fire at protesters, Indian man killed

2015-11-02 16:53

Police have shot at ethnic protesters who attacked a police station with petrol bomb and stones on Nepal’s southern border, killing an Indian man who was among the attackers, Nepalese officials say.

Pet dogs originated in Nepal, Mongolia

2015-10-20 18:50

Dogs may have become man's best friend in Central Asia, specifically in what is modern day Nepal and Mongolia.

Missing North West DA leader's family fly to Nepal

2015-10-15 12:40

The family of the missing Democratic Alliance deputy leader in North West, Petro Nel, are leaving for Nepal.

DA shocked by NW deputy leader plane disappearance

2015-10-08 17:33

The DA in the North West was in a state of shock following the disappearance of a plane in Nepal carrying deputy leader Petro Nel.

 

Leopard enters Nepal suburb, injures 1

2016-01-24 14:43

Officials say a leopard has wandered into a suburb south of Nepal's capital and attacked a man who was walking along a road.

Norway firm quits $1.5bn Nepal hydropower project

2016-01-15 13:59

Statkraft says it has shelved plans to build a $1.5bn hydropower plant in Nepal, citing bureaucratic hurdles and political instability.

Quake fault straining underneath Kathmandu

2016-01-11 20:03

A massive underground fault line which ruptured last year, causing a killer earthquake in Nepal, is still under tremendous strain underneath Kathmandu.

Nepalese face bitter winter as resources become scarce

2015-12-22 15:41

Nepalese are being pushed into poverty as fuel and power supplies become choked off by India's closure of the common border.

Search for DA official missing in Nepal called off

2015-11-04 16:33

The search for DA North West deputy leader Petro Nel, who went missing in Nepal a month ago, has been called off and her family members are returning home, the DA says.

30 killed, 35 injured in Nepal bus accident

2015-11-03 14:15

An official says an overcrowded bus carrying passengers inside and on its roof has veered off a mountain road in northeast Nepal, killing at least 30 people and injuring 35 others.

Nepal quake survivors see little hope after six months

2015-10-26 18:01

Six months after devastating twin earthquakes struck Nepal, thousands of people are still struggling in temporary shelters amid dire conditions.

We hope they find her - husband of missing DA woman

2015-10-15 16:59

Seven days after the DA North West deputy leader Petro Nel went missing, her family is still hopeful that she would be found, her husband says, before leaving for Nepal.

Missing DA North West official's family remain hopeful

2015-10-09 07:13

Family members of DA North West deputy leader Petro Nel are remaining positive that she will be found, after the plane she was on went missing in Nepal.

DA North West deputy leader missing in Nepal

2015-10-08 15:34

The DA’s deputy North West leader, Petro Nel, went missing while on a sightseeing flight in Nepal, the DA has said.

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