Mount Everest

Nepal climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time

Native Sherpa mountaineering guide breaks his own record of most successful ascents of the world's highest peak.

Nepal climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time

Asia

Nepal earthquake: Four years on, people await reconstruction

Nepal's miracle baby was rescued 22 hours after a devastating earthquake, but his destroyed house is yet to be rebuilt after four years.

Opinion

The spectre of a new Maoist conflict in Nepal

Following a decade-long insurgency and a tumultuous peace process, a new conflict might be in the making in Nepal.

Gyanu Adhikari

by Gyanu Adhikari

Gyanu Adhikari

Asia

3 die as jet hits parked helicopter at takeoff near Mount Everest

Airport in Lukla is often referred to as the world's most dangerous because of the short runway and difficult approach.

3 die as jet hits parked helicopter at takeoff near Mount Everest

Reporter's Notebook

Village mourns storm but for others, 'it's a festival'

Residents in storm-hit region decry what they call publicity stunts by politicians and NGOs amid haphazard and chaotic aid delivery.

Nepal storm: Entire village mourning 'but for others, it is a festival'

Nepal

Dozens killed as storm hits southern Nepal

At least 31 dead and more than 400 injured as storm hits villages in a farming region south of capital Kathmandu.

Asia

Twelve years after Nepal conflict, justice eludes victims

Process put in place to deal with the crimes committed has made little progress, leaving some fearing for their safety.

Nepal

In Nepal, a rebel leader joins mainstream politics

Raut, who had been campaigning for the secession of Madhes region, has signed a deal with the government.

Nepal: CK Raut joins mainstream politics averting conflict?

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