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.
Three-year-old anointed as 'living goddess' in Nepal
A three-year-old girl was anointed the new "living goddess" of Kathmandu by Hindu priests on Thursday and taken to a palace in the historic centre of the Nepali capital where she will remain until she reaches puberty.
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.
At least 220 dead in India, Bangladesh, Nepal floods
At least 221 people have died and more than 1.5 million been displaced by monsoon flooding across India, Nepal and Bangladesh, officials said Tuesday, as rescuers scoured submerged villages for the missing.
Nepal votes in first local election in 20 years
Voting began Sunday in Nepal's first local elections for two decades, a landmark moment in the country's fraught transition to democracy.
Nepal fines solo Everest climber without permit $22,000
A South African attempting to climb Mount Everest alone and without a permit has been ordered off the mountain, had his passport confiscated and will be fined $22,000, an official said Monday.
At least 24 dead in Nepal bus crash
At least 24 people were killed when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and crashed in remote western Nepal on Thursday, local officials said.
Doubt over Everest's true height spurs fresh expedition
Scientists will take the tape measure to Mount Everest to determine whether a massive earthquake in Nepal really did knock an inch off the world's tallest peak.