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Nepal police hunt for wild leopard after death of 5-year-old girl

Nepal police hunt for wild leopard after death of 5-year-old girl

Police in Nepal on Tuesday launched a hunt for a leopard after it killed a 5-year-old girl having snacks near a grocery in the country's southern region.

Japanese tourist among five killed in Nepal chopper crash

Japanese tourist among five killed in Nepal chopper crash

Rescuers travelled on foot to reach the chopper's wreckage spotted on a forested hillside in neighbouring Nuwakot district.

Kathmandu airport scare after plane skids off runway

Kathmandu airport scare after plane skids off runway

Nepal's only international airport had to be closed for some 11 hours after a domestic aircraft skidded off the recently repaired runway, officials said Sunday.

'Stressed, weeping' pilot caused Nepal plane crash: inquiry

'Stressed, weeping' pilot caused Nepal plane crash: inquiry

The March 12 flight from the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka crash-landed at Kathmandu airport and skidded into a football field where it burst into flames, killing 51 people.

Over 1,200 people killed in South Asia monsoon

Over 1,200 people killed in South Asia monsoon

The monsoon, which lasts from June to September, causes widespread death and destruction across South Asia each year.

Wild tiger kills woman near Nepal national park

Wild tiger kills woman near Nepal national park

A 25-year-old woman was killed by a wild tiger on Monday near Nepal's largest national park, local police said.

Nepal landslide kills eight, victims mostly children

Nepal landslide kills eight, victims mostly children

A landslide killed a woman and at least seven children in Nepal over the weekend as officials issued warnings on Monday of the risk of more landslides and flash floods due to torrential rain.

flydubai pilot to be reprimanded after failing alcohol test

flydubai pilot to be reprimanded after failing alcohol test

A flydubai pilot faces disciplinary action after failing an alcohol test in Nepal on Sunday before being due to operate a flight to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the airline said.

Nepalese police arrest five over kidney-smuggling

Nepalese police arrest five over kidney-smuggling

Police in Nepal have arrested five men in connection with a kidney-smuggling racket allegedly luring poor people to hospitals in India to have their kidneys removed and sold, a police official said Monday.

Nepal healthcare protesters injured in clashes with police

Nepal healthcare protesters injured in clashes with police

Thousands took to the streets in solidarity with Dr Govinda KC, who has been on a hunger strike for nearly a month demanding reforms in the medical sector and education.

Nepal embarks on 'rhino diplomacy' with rare gift to China

Nepal embarks on 'rhino diplomacy' with rare gift to China

The young male and a female rhinos, Rudra and Rupsi, boarded a charted flight bound for Guangzhou along with a team of Nepali experts.

QRCS, UNDP ink pact to rebuild Nepal infrastructure

QRCS, UNDP ink pact to rebuild Nepal infrastructure

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nepal have signed an agreement to rehabilitate and rebuild community infrastructure and facilities in Gorkha.