Counting is still under way following an election on Thursday that capped a near-decade long transition to democracy from monarchy and a civil war in which more than 17,000 people died.
The landmark polls cap the country's transformation from a Hindu monarchy to a secular republic, following a 10-year Maoist insurgency that left more than 16,000 people dead.
The two-phase election is also expected to determine the path Nepal takes in balancing ties with China and India, both of whom are pushing hard to expand influence in the buffer state.
A Russian extreme sportsman famed for his record-breaking free-falling stunts has died in a base jumping accident in the Himalayas, expedition organisers in Nepal said Sunday.
Brussels-based SWIFT said last month that security controls instituted after last year's $81mn theft from Bangladesh's central bank helped thwart some recent hacking attempts.
A bus carrying passengers returning from a Hindu festival to the Nepali capital of Kathmandu skidded off the main highway and plunged into a river on Saturday, killing at least 31 people and leaving others trapped, officials said.
The envoy discussed various topics, including the establishment of a Nepalese school, cultural centre, education training centre, and scholarship for Nepalese students among others.
A Turkish Airlines plane that crash landed at Kathmandu airport two years ago will be welcoming ticket holders on board again -- not for a flight but as the Nepali capital's first aviation museum.