Nepal

First phase of Nepal elections sees high turnout

More than 60 percent of the over three million registered voters cast their ballots to choose federal parliament and provincial assemblies.

Nepal

Nepal votes in key general elections

Parliamentary and provincial assembly elections expected to lay groundwork for Nepal's transition into a federal state.

Nepal votes in key general elections

Asia

Nepal legislative election: Political divide strains family ties

Legislative elections in Nepal will turn the country into a federal democratic republic, but in smaller communities, this can mean family members running against one another.

Nepal

Nepal invests in new irrigation technologies

Water sources are drying up in parts of the Himalayas and people are forced to look elsewhere for places to live and work.

Witness

Urmila: Saving Girls from Slavery in Nepal

A former slave fights for the rights of girls sold into slavery while pursuing her own dream of becoming a lawyer.

Religion

Diwali 2017: When is it and how is it celebrated?

This month, millions of people around the world will celebrate light over darkness.

Diwali 2017: When is it and how is it celebrated?

Reporter's Notebook

Is Nepal headed towards a communist state?

Recent merger of two communist parties has raised questions about the country's political future.

Is Nepal headed towards a communist state?

Nepal

Sinking phenomenon threatens Nepal village after earthquake

Survivors of massive Nepal earthquake had a difficult time rebuilding their lives.

Asia

Nepalese still suffer from 2015 earthquake

An entire region in Nepal on the border with China is still suffering from an earthquake that hit in 2015.

Asia

Nepalese voters elect representatives for first time in 20 years

Nepal has completed its first local elections in nearly two decades. Voting finally took place in an unstable southern province.

Asia

Nepal flood victims unimpressed by candidates' promises

A rare local election is being held in southern Nepal, after a 20-year wait. Villagers in Saptari district are unimpressed by candidate's promises as they try to recover from last month's monsoon floods.

Asia

Nepal failing to recognise Rohingya as refugees

A small number of Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar's military crackdown have managed to reach Nepal’s capital Kathmandu.

Asia

Toddlers among latest victims of India's monsoon floods

At least 14 more people die as heavy rainfall sweeps India's financial capital, with over 1,200 killed in South Asia.

Toddlers among latest victims of Mumbai monsoon floods

Interactive

South Asia floods: Affected areas and people impacted

Mapping where the monsoon floods have hit the strongest in India, Nepal and Bangladesh.

South Asia floods: Affected areas and people impacted

Asia

Floods kill over 1,200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

Rescue workers scramble to provide aid to millions of people stranded by worst monsoon floods in South Asia for years.

Floods kill over 1,200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh