Nepal

How child 'love marriages' in Nepal have become curse for girls

A growing number of Nepali teenagers are marrying young by choice despite child marriage outlawed about 50 years ago.

How child 'love marriages' in Nepal have become curse for girls

Human Rights

Victims unhappy as Nepal revives transitional justice process

Victims of decade-long civil war say gov't reviving stalled process without considering their voices.

Victims unhappy as Nepal revives transitional justice process

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In Kathmandu, the Nepalese chef making authentic Sichuan food

San-Dai has never visited China but speaks fluent Mandarin and is catering to Nepal's Chinese tourists.

In Kathmandu, the Nepalese chef making authentic Sichuan food

Environment

The child who taught me what it means to hope

How, after Nepal's 2015 earthquake, a father's words and a boy making his way to school offered a lesson in resilience.

The child who taught me what it means to hope

Crime

Nepal detains 122 Chinese for suspected cybercrime, bank fraud

Detentions over suspected hacking into bank cash machines, as officials said their passports and computers were seized.

Nepal detains 122 Chinese for suspected cybercrime, bank fraud

Nepal

Many killed in Nepal pilgrimage bus crash

Pilgrims were returning home after visiting the Hindu Kalinchowk Bhagwati temple northeast of Kathmandu.

Many killed in Nepal pilgrimage bus crash

Women

Nepal makes first arrest over woman's death in 'menstrual hut'

A 21-year-old woman allegedly suffocated to death inside a mud hut, becoming the latest victim of the outlawed practice.

Nepal makes first arrest over woman's death in 'menstrual hut'

Human Rights

Nepal transitional justice making little progress: Rights groups

Rights groups criticise slow pace of transitional justice in Nepal and partisan nature of truth commission appointments.

Nepal transitional justice making little progress: Rights groups

Asia

Nepal offers cash reward to women who refuse 'menstrual huts'

Death of a 21-year-old woman has prompted village official to reward those who reject outlawed practice.

Nepal offers cash reward to women who refuse 'menstrual huts'

Nepal

Nepal's mass animal slaughter begins despite outcry

Thousands of Hindus gather in Bariyarpur for the festival said to be world's biggest animal slaughter ritual.

Gadhimai: Nepal's mass animal slaughter begins despite outcry

Nepal

India's updated political map stirs controversy in Nepal

Both New Delhi and Kathmandu lay claim to a region, known as Kalapani, as part of their countries' territory.

India's updated political map stirs controversy in Nepal

Nepal

Bus falls into river in Nepal leaving more than a dozen dead

At least 17 dead, 50 injured when a bus packed with people returning from Tihar festival encountered mechanical problem.

Bus falls into river in Nepal leaving more than a dozen dead

Asia

Nepal's KP Sharma Oli discharged from hospital after dialysis

Nepal's Prime Minister Oli admitted to intensive care unit of hospital in Kathmandu raising concerns country's future.

Nepal's KP Sharma Oli discharged from hospital after dialysis

Asia

Record-breaking Nepal climber seeks to inspire future generations

Nirmal Purja, 36, scaled the 14 highest peaks in six months and six days to become the world's fastest mountaineer.

Record-breaking Nepal climber seeks to inspire future generations

Asia

Nepali smashes world record for climbing world's 14 highest peaks

Nirmal Purja reached Shishapangma's peak on Tuesday completing climb of world's 14 highest mountains in seven months.

Nepali smashes world record for climbing world's 14 highest peaks