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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.

As Himalayas Warm, Nepal’s Climate Migrants Struggle to Survive

Pushed out of their village by a drought and lack of food, a group of Nepalis are fighting to amplify the voices of those forced to relocate by the planet’s warming.

Stranded Abroad, Americans Ask: Why Weren’t We Warned Sooner?

As the coronavirus spreads, American tourists say the State Department was slow to inform citizens of the challenges in returning home.

Nepal establece clases obligatorias de yoga en las escuelas

El gobierno anunció que el curso semanal servirá para promover un estilo de vida saludable y activo. Pero algunos musulmanes temen que promueva algo más: el hinduismo.

Nepal Makes Yoga Mandatory for Schoolchildren

The government says the weekly course will promote a healthy, active lifestyle. Some Muslims fear it will promote Hinduism instead.

Mount Everest: Nepal's government shuts off mountain amid virus outbreak

The highest mountain in the world will be closed to climbers until at least 30 April.