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Near Everest’s Slopes, a Helicopter Rescue Fraud Preys on Trekkers

The Nepali government says that a wave of fraudulent claims and unneeded evacuations has cost insurance companies millions of dollars this year alone.

Nepal cracks down on helicopter insurance scams

Authorities in Nepal are launching a crackdown after it emerged trekking and mountaineering agencies were defrauding insurance companies for millions of dollars by charging them for unnecessary helicopter evacuations from Everest and other mountains in the Himalayas.

Krishna temple damaged in 2015 Nepal earthquake reopens after 3 years on Janmashtami

Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, is celebrated with much zeal and enthusiasm.

Nepal Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about Nepal, a mountainous country in the Himalayas.

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Nepal for BIMSTEC Summit; four-layer security, special commandos, bullet-proof cars for VVIP guests

 BIMSTEC Summit would be held from August 30 to August 31. 

‘They Treated Our Men Like Goats’: Guards in Afghan Blast Sue Employers and Canada

Badly hurt in a suicide attack, Nepali contractors hired to protect Canadian diplomats found they had much less medical coverage than they’d thought.

‘They Treated Our Men Like Goats’: Guards Who Survived Afghan Blast Sue Employers

Badly hurt in a suicide attack, Nepali contractors hired to protect Canadian diplomats found they had much less medical coverage than they’d thought.

Grandeur in a Modest Setting

Among the deep pleasures at Nepali Bhanchha Ghar in Jackson Heights, Queens: doughnuts, skinny and rough, and succulent meat that presses teeth into service.

Following a Refugee Family's Long Journey to U.S. Citizenship

Bhutan’s expulsion of more than 100,000 people in 1992 forced many of them to live in camps in Nepal. Viviane Dalles photographed one family as they relocated to Texas.

Gurkha women: 'It's my turn to prove myself'

Nepali women will be able to join the British Army in 2020 - here are two who dream of being soldiers.