Dozens injured in police clashes at Nepal healthcare protest
Dozens of protesters in Nepal have been injured in clashes with police at a demonstration in support of a hunger-striking doctor seeking better healthcare in the impoverished Himalayan country. Thousands took to the streets on Saturday in solidarity with Dr Govinda KC, who has been on a hunger strike for nearly a month demanding reforms…
Father's Day Traditions Around The World
Fathers have a special place in our hearts, from teaching little things to giving their wisdom for life's lessons. Their love wraps the family like a cocoon. Father's Day does not have as much hype as Mother's Day and has no universal set date. There are also a lot of traditions set by families in…
Kathmandu plane crash kills at least 40
At least 40 people were killed and 23 injured when a Bangladeshi plane crashed and burst into flames near Kathmandu airport on Monday, in the worst aviation disaster to hit Nepal in years.
Nepal gets new Communist prime minister after landmark polls
The leader of Nepal's largest Communist party was named prime minister Thursday, two months after leading his party to a thumping victory in landmark elections billed as a turning point for the impoverished Himalayan nation.
Nepal bans solo climbers from Everest
Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in a bid to reduce accidents, an official said Saturday.
Nepal votes in final round of historic polls
Nepal votes Thursday in the final round of historic parliamentary elections aimed at drawing a line under years of conflict and political turmoil in the Himalayan country.
South Asia floods claim more than 750 lives
More than 750 people have died in floods across South Asia, officials said Monday, with monsoon rains also causing the deaths of hundreds of animals, including rhinos and a tiger.
Nearly 600 dead in South Asia floods
Nearly 600 people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said Saturday, as relief and rescue operations continued.