Earthrise

Food: Farming for the Future

earthrise looks at some innovative methods of sustainable farming and food production as climate change intensifies.

Asia

Nepal PM quits office in run-up to local polls

Dahal's departure from government follows threat by opposition Communist UML party to block his speech in parliament.

Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal steps down

Asia

Nepal boxers fight for international stardom

Nepal’s maiden professional boxing championship has begun in the capital Kathmandu.

Asia

Nepal votes in first local elections in 20 years

Nearly 50,000 candidates vying for various positions in municipal and village councils for the first time in 20 years.

Mount Everest

Everest record seeker, 85, dies of altitude sickness

Ex-Gurkha who attempted to break the world record for oldest person to scale Mount Everest suffered altitude sickness.

Everest record seeker, 85, dies of altitude sickness

Asia

Nepal's top judge suspended after impeachment motion

Sushila Karki suspended after MPs filed impeachment motion accusing her of bias and interfering with executive powers.

Nepal: Chief justice Sushila Karki suspended

Asia

Mountaineers flock to Nepal for climbing season

Mountaineers from around the world have gathered in Nepal for the spring climbing season. Nearly 300 people have died attempting to climb Everest, but the mountain continues to draw climbers

Nepal

Famed Swiss climber falls to death near Mount Everest

Ueli Steck fell 1,000 metres off a ridge during preparations to climb Mount Everest.

Famed Swiss climber falls to death near Mount Everest

Asia

Nepal restores cultural sites after earthquake

It has been two years since a powerful earthquake hit Nepal and killed more than 9,000 people. Local communities are now trying to restore the capital city's cultural heritage.

Opinion

Nepal's earthquake disaster: Two years and $4.1bn later

Despite the billions pledged, the majority of Nepalis affected by the earthquake still don't have proper housing.

Narayan Adhikari

by Narayan Adhikari

Narayan Adhikari

Opinion

The case against: Can journalists be activists?

The activist-journalist tries to influence debate, whereas a journalist helps to create an informed discussion.

Deepak Adhikari

by Deepak Adhikari

Deepak Adhikari

Asia

Nepal's village women tackle water crisis

In the mountain villages of Nepal, farming communities are facing acute water shortages. Natural springs and aquifers are drying up, but some women are building artificial ponds or 'recharge basins' to collect rainwater and refill local aquifers.

REWIND

Rewind: Daughters of the Brothel

Raised in a brothel, Naseema founded an NGO to fight for the rights of sex workers in a village in northeast India.

Asia

Bus falls 200m downhill in Nepal killing at least 24

Rescue teams search for surviving passengers of overcrowded bus that skid off mountain road in remote Jajarkot district.

Bus falls 200m downhill in Nepal killing dozens

Asia

Protesters shut much of south Nepal a day after clashes

At least three people killed when police opened fire at a get-out-the-vote rally before local elections set in May.

Protesters shut much of south Nepal a day after clashes