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The Nepal variant: does it even exist?
Crematorium workers wearing PPE in Kathmandu, Nepal
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The Nepal variant: does it even exist?

UK minister warns that new strain spreading in Europe may be ‘vaccine defeating’ - but WHO ‘not aware’ of mutation
4 Jun 2021
What is Gadhimai festival and why is it so controversial?
Nepal, Gadhimai, India, Hinduism
In Depth

What is Gadhimai festival and why is it so controversial?

The world’s ‘largest animal sacrifice’ is being held in defiance of ban
5 Dec 2019
How dangerous is Mount Everest?
Mount Everest
In Depth

How dangerous is Mount Everest?

Nepalese authorities hand out record number of climbing permits, prompting fears of ‘cataclysmic’ overcrowding
14 May 2019
China closes its Mount Everest base camp to tourists
Mount Everest
In Depth

China closes its Mount Everest base camp to tourists

Decision to limit number of visitors due to mounting waste problem at site
15 Feb 2019
Nepal make cricket history after securing ODI status
Nepal cricket ODI status ICC
In Brief

Nepal make cricket history after securing ODI status

The country’s cricketing administration is banned by the ICC but on the pitch Nepal are hitting new heights
15 Mar 2018
Witnesses describe Nepalese plane crash that left 50 dead
US-Bangla Airlines flight BS211 crashed in Nepal, killing at least 50 people
In Brief

Witnesses describe Nepalese plane crash that left 50 dead

Aircraft was seen flying low and erratically moments before impact at airport
13 Mar 2018
Nepal plane crash: 50 people killed at Kathmandu airport
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In Brief

Nepal plane crash: 50 people killed at Kathmandu airport

Aircraft veered off the runway and ploughed into neighbouring football field before bursting into flames
12 Mar 2018

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Floods and landslides kill 1,200 in South Asia
Flood victims in Malda, West Bengal
In Brief

Floods and landslides kill 1,200 in South Asia

While Houston floods capture the world's attention, monsoons in South Asia are destroying villages, farms and lives
30 Aug 2017
Prince Harry in Nepal – see the pictures
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In Brief

Prince Harry in Nepal – see the pictures

Prince praises 'resilience' of locals as he visits earthquake-hit sites during five-day tour
21 Mar 2016
Nepal: searchers find wreckage of missing passenger plane
Nepal Plane
In Brief

Nepal: searchers find wreckage of missing passenger plane

Authorities say there is little chance the 23 people on board the Tara Air flight will be found alive
24 Feb 2016
Major earthquake hits Nepal for second time in two weeks
Second earthquake strikes Nepal
In Brief

Major earthquake hits Nepal for second time in two weeks

More than 40 people dead after buildings damaged in April finally collapse in another powerful quake
12 May 2015
EVEREST: Are Sherpas put at risk by climbers?
Climbers on Mount Everest
In Depth

EVEREST: Are Sherpas put at risk by climbers?

Sherpa protests bring Everest climbing season to a halt after 16 die in avalanche
23 Apr 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 28 Sep 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 28 Sep 2012

28 Sep 2012
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