Everest region bans single-use plastic
Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of the waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said Thursday.
Monsoon rains kill 17 in Nepal, six in India
At least 17 people have been killed across Nepal after torrential monsoon rains induced floods and landslides, officials said Friday.
Nepal bans Alipay, WeChat Pay
Nepal's central bank has banned popular Chinese digital wallets Alipay and WeChat, an official said Tuesday, fearing loss of foreign currency earnings from thousands of Chinese tourists that visit the country.
27 killed, hundreds injured, in Nepal storm
A freak storm tore down houses and overturned cars and trucks as it swept across southern Nepal killing at least 27 people and leaving more than 600 injured, officials said Monday as a major rescue operation gathered pace.
Nissan-driven ICC cricket World Cup trophy wrap up Nigeria tour
The ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy otherwise known as #CWCTrophyTour driven by Nissan recently concluded a two-day tour of Abuja and Lagos. The trophy which arrived in Nigeria on 11th through 13th February 2019 was in furtherance of an extensive expedition around the globe, which began Monday 27 August 2018 at the International Cricket…
Firm refutes report on whistleblower’s alleged N10 billion subsidy scam
Nepal Oil and Gas Services Limited has refuted a report on alleged N10 billion oil subsidy scam to which an unidentified whistleblower alerted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
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…
Quake helps clear the blackened air over Nepal's brick kilns
Below skies darkened by thick black smoke, hundreds of thousands of brick kiln workers endure back-breaking labour and suffocating heat working in almost medieval conditions across South Asia.
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.