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In Rural Nepal, Menstruation Taboo Claims Another Victim

Many women in rural Nepal sleep outdoors when they are menstruating, because of a belief that they are impure. This week, one such woman died in the cold.

When the Lung Cancer Patient Climbs Mountains

A gene therapy clinical trial enabled a Stage IV lung cancer patient to summit a peak in the Himalayas.

Nepal Bars Solo Climbers From Mount Everest

The action was an attempt to promote safety and reduce accidents, officials said, although some climbers said they intended to challenge the rule.

Nepal Bans Solo Climbers From Mount Everest

The action was an attempt to promote safety and reduce accidents, officials said, although some climbers said they intended to challenge the rule.

Nepal bans solo climbers from Mount Everest under new rules

New regulations also prohibit double amputee and blind climbers from scaling the world's highest peak.

Rescued Chimpanzees Face an Uncertain Future in Nepal

A pair of chimpanzees saved from an animal trafficking operation in Nepal are in limbo while officials spar over whether to send them back to Nigeria.

Communist Parties’ Victory in Nepal May Signal Closer China Ties

The defeat of the governing party is likely to have significant foreign policy implications for a country squeezed between India and China.

Nepal Left alliance wins 72 seats, heading towards majority

The CPN-UML led by former premier K P Oli and the CPN- Maoist led by former premier Prachanda have forged electoral alliance for both the provincial and parliamentary elections.

Left alliance wins 27 seats, Nepali Congress 5 in Nepal polls

Nepal's Left alliance has won 27 while the ruling Nepali Congress bagged five parliamentary seats in the country's historic polls.

United Nations welcomes elections in Nepal

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres today welcomed the holding of the two-phased state and federal elections in Nepal and congratulated the people for the peaceful conduct of the polls.