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Covid: God may punish Nepal for cancelling rites, religious leaders warn

Is Nepal tempting fate? Religious leaders warn that cancelling rites may anger gods and bring about disaster.

Nepal's Ang Rita Sherpa, first to climb Mount Everest 10 times, dies at 72

Ang Rita Sherpa, the first man to climb Mount Everest 10 times, died of a lengthy illness on Monday, his family said, an event that fellow sherpas called a major loss to Nepal and the climbing community.

Nepalese Ang Rita Sherpa: Everest record-breaker dies aged 72

Ang Rita Sherpa is the first person to have climbed Mount Everest 10 times without bottled oxygen.

Nepal landslide killed at least 11 people, 20 others remain missing

A landslide in Nepal on Sunday killed at least 11 people and 20 others are still missing, according to the government.

Dozens Are Feared Dead in Nepal Landslide

Eleven bodies were recovered and 27 people were still missing. Some of the homes lost had been rebuilt after Nepal’s devastating 2015 quake.

Menstrual health and mentoring in Nepal lockdown

Volunteers have delivered hygiene packs to women and girls to help overcome barriers during lockdown.

Monsoon Rains Pummel South Asia, Displacing Millions

Flooding in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar and Nepal has killed scores of people, destroyed homes and structures, drowned entire villages, and forced many to crouch on rooftops hoping for rescue.

Red pandas tracked by satellite in conservation 'milestone'

Red pandas in Nepal are being monitored in their last stronghold in the mountainous forests of Nepal.

India and China: How Nepal's new map is stirring old rivalries

Nepal is redrawing its official map, fuelling simmering border tensions between India and China.

Nepal issues a new map claiming contested territories with India as its own

Nepal has issued a new national map incorporating areas also claimed by neighboring India, prompting fierce criticism from New Delhi.