Nepal

Nepal tourism minister killed in helicopter crash

Rabindra Adhikari killed in crash in eastern hilly region after returning from pilgrimage site, officials say.

Nepal Tourism Minister Adhikari among 7 dead in helicopter crash

Interactive

The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

How the art world's hunger for ancient artefacts is destroying a centuries-old culture. A journey across the Himalayas.

The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

Nepal

Nepali singer pulls corruption song from YouTube after threats

Pashupati Sharma takes down video with satirical lyrics denouncing government's corruption, even as song goes viral.

Nepali singer pulls corruption song from YouTube after threats

Global Warming

'This is the climate crisis you haven't heard of'

Landmark study warns atmospheric pollution will exacerbate the melting of glaciers and trigger more extreme weather.

Emissions threaten to melt two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers

Women's Rights

Nepalese woman dies following banishment to 'menstruation hut'

Banishing women to a separate hut is a centuries-old Hindu tradition that was officially banned in Nepal in 2005.

Nepalese woman dies following banishment to 'menstruation hut'

Nepal

Pilot 'disoriented' before 2018 plane crash in Nepal

A report on the incident that killed 51 people says that 'miscommunication' was not the solely cause of the crash.

Pilot 'disoriented' before 2018 plane crash in Nepal

Global Warming

Climate change threatens 1,000-year-old monastery in remote Nepal

An ancient building battles mother nature as melting glaciers make a remote Himalayan valley susceptible to flooding.

Climate change threatens 1,000-year-old monastery in remote Nepal

Nepal

Nepal: Woman, sons suffocate to death in banned 'menstrual hut'

Many communities in Nepal consider menstruating women as impure and force mothers and daughters to stay in sheds.

Nepal: Woman, sons suffocate to death in banned 'menstrual hut'

Asia

At least 21 killed as bus crashes in Nepal's mountainous area

Police said the bus carrying college students and teachers drove off a highway in a mountainous area.

At least 21 killed as bus crashes in Nepal's mountainous area

Abuse

Nepal's children at risk: Sexual abuse in the aid sector

Is the international aid community doing enough to protect children in vulnerable communities?

101 East

Nepal's Children at Risk

Investigating rising fears that Nepal has become a target for paedophiles acting under the cover of aid work.

Asia

Nepal bans porn sites to curb sexual violence

Over 24,000 pornography sites blocked but activists say the real problem is the lack of justice for women.

Nepal bans porn sites to curb sexual violence

Asia

Fears of violence as Nepal cracks down on Maoist splinter group

Up to 100 members of Communist Party of Nepal jailed as faction blasts government's dialogue efforts.

Fears of violence as Nepal cracks down on Maoist splinter group

Nepal

Nepal set to double tiger population under WWF global plan

Nepal's efforts to increase its tigers are part of a 13-country plan to double the number of tigers worldwide.

Nepal set to double tiger population under WWF global plan

Asia

Access to Chinese ports a 'huge deal' for Nepal

Nepal granted access to Chinese ports in a move that will end New Delhi's monopoly over Kathmandu's trade routes.

Nepal gets access to China ports, analysts say it's a 'huge deal'