Nepal
Nepal (/nəˈpɔːl/ nə-PAWL; Nepali: नेपाल [neˈpal]), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country located in South Asia. With a...
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Nepalese parliament elects first female president
Bidhya Devi Bhandari is deputy leader of the ruling Communist party and campaigned to secure women’s rights under the new constitution. A communist politician who has long campaigned for women’s righ...
Dogs 'Can Trace Origins To Central Asia'
The ancestors of today's dogs were domesticated in Central Asia, according to the most comprehensive genetic survey yet. Dogs are the most diverse animal on the planet - a legacy of thousands of years...
Trekking Nepal’s forgotten teahouse route
Hiking this challenging trail around Mt Kanchenjunga yields rewards that more popular routes don’t, including stays in traditional teahouses that few foreigners ever see.
UN: Donor Fatigue Hits Nepal One Month After Mega Earthquake
The international community's response to devastating earthquakes in Nepal has been disappointing, a United Nations official said on Monday, adding that donors were focusing more on reconstruction tha...
With Morning Light, Search Resumes for Marine Chopper Missing in Nepal
The U.S. launched two search-and-rescue helicopters Wednesday morning (local time) for a Marine chopper carrying eight people that disappeared as it was deli...
Nepal Earthquake, Magnitude 7.4, Strikes Near Everest
A major earthquake has struck eastern Nepal, two weeks after more than 8,000 people were killed in a devastating quake. The latest earthquake hit near the town of Namche Bazar, near Mount Everest. The...
Hunting For Heartbeats: NASA Technology Rescues 4 Quake Survivors In Nepal
Four men were rescued from damaged buildings in Nepal with help from NASA technology that detects people’s heartbeats, officials said Friday. A radar detector known as Finder, or Finding Individuals f...
Nepal earthquake: Two rescued after five days
A boy and a woman are rescued in Nepal's capital after surviving five days in quake rubble, as bad weather hampers delivery of aid to remote villages.
How The Deadly Nepal Earthquake Happened
Saturday's terrible earthquake was the latest result of an ongoing collision of giant pieces of our planet, a slow-moving disaster that started about 50 million years ago.
Before And After: Earthquake Destroys Kathmandu's Centuries-Old Landmarks
“We have lost most of the monuments that had been designated as World Heritage Sites," Nepali historian Prushottam Lochan Shrestha said. "They cannot be restored to their original states."
Top Google executive killed in Nepal quake, 100s of foreign tourists missing
The head of privacy at the secretive Google X facility was one of the 18 people killed in an avalanche at Mount Everest, triggered by the Nepal earthquake. Hundreds of foreign nationals are also feare...
Over 1,100 killed after 7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal
A 7.9-magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal and India, killing more than 1,100 people. The most severe damage was seen in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, where buildings collapsed, causing numerous inju...
Nepal's women of the Terai Arc become forest conservationists – in pictures | Global development
Communities in the Terai Arc in southern Nepal and northern India depend on the forests for food, water, shelter, firewood and income. Women in Nepal are increasingly becoming guardians of their envir...
Nepal tells Mount Everest litterbugs to take out the trash
Six decades after the first conquest of the world's highest peak, tons of rubbish and human waste abandoned by hundreds of Mount Everest climbers is starting to raise a stink. Nepal is cracking down o...
Stunning photos show the ancient tradition of honey hunting in Nepal
Twice each year, the Gurung tribespeople of Central Nepal risk their lives collecting wild honey from the world's largest hives high up on Himalayan cliffs. Travel photographer Andrew Newey recently s...
Namaste Nepal
The first thing you need to do when stepping foot into the heart of Kathmandu Valley is to abandon any preconceived ideas of personal space hygiene. The next practical move is to adapt your senses to ...
History of Nepal
The history of Nepal has been influenced by its position in the Himalayas and its two neighbours, modern day India and China.Due to the arrival of disparate settler groups from outside through the age...
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Kingdom of Nepal
The Kingdom of Nepal (Nepali: नेपाल अधिराज्य) was formed in 1768 by the unification of Nepal. Founded by King Prithvi Narayan Shah, a Gorkhali monarch, it existed for 240 years until the abolition...
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Nepalese monarchy‎
The Kingdom of Nepal (Nepali: नेपाल अधिराज्य) was formed in 1768 by the unification of Nepal. Founded by King Prithvi Narayan Shah, a Gorkhali monarch, it existed for 240 years until the abolition...
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Geography of Nepal
Nepal measures about 800 kilometers (497 mi) along its Himalayan axis by 150 to 250 kilometers (93 to 155 mi) across. With 147,181 square kilometers (56,827 sq mi) it slightly outr...
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Kathmandu
Kathmandu (Nepali: काठमाडौं [kɑʈʰmɑɳɖu]; Nepal Bhasa: येँ देय्‌) is the capital and largest municipality of Nepal. It is the only city of Nepal with the administrative status of Mahanagar (Met...
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Culture of Nepal
The culture of Nepal is rich and unique. The cultural heritage of Nepal has evolved over the centuries. This multi-dimensional heritage encompasses the diversities of Nepal's ethnic, tribal, and socia...
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Nepalese architecture
Nepali architecture or Nepalese architecture is a unique strain of art and practicality. Situated in between the trade routes between the Southern Indian Nations and the Northern Tibetan and Chinese e...
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Nepalese cuisine
Nepalese cuisine refers to the food eaten in Nepal. The country's cultural and geographic diversity provides ample space for a variety of cuisines based on ethnicity and on soil and climate. Neverthel...
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Music of Nepal
Music of Nepal refers to the various musical genres of Nepal. With more than fifty ethnicity, the music of this country is a highly dispersed phenomenon. Although genres like pop, rock, Nep-hop ko ba...
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Tourism in Nepal
Tourism is the largest industry in Nepal, and the largest Source of foreign exchange and revenue. Possessing 8 of the 10 highest mountains in the world, Nepal is a hotspot destination for mountaineers...
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