Gulf Times - Nepal
Yoga 'a durable remedy for mental ailments'

Yoga 'a durable remedy for mental ailments'

Prakash Thapa teaches yoga at the Nepalese embassy in Doha to a group of around 50 people every Friday. Community caught up with the yoga teacher recently.

Nepal bans solo climbers from Everest

Nepal bans solo climbers from Everest

Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in a bid to reduce accidents, an official said Saturday.

Nepal's Oli, most likely next PM, wins parliament seat

Nepal's Oli, most likely next PM, wins parliament seat

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.

Nepal votes in second round of elections amid violence fears

Nepal votes in second round of elections amid violence fears

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.

Nepal goes to the polls for historic vote

Nepal goes to the polls for historic vote

Millions of Nepalis headed to the polls Sunday for a historic election billed as a turning point for the impoverished Himalayan nation, hoping to end the ruinous instability ...

Nepal to elect new parliament after years of instability

Nepal to elect new parliament after years of instability

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.

Nepali women speak out against the blockade

Nepali women speak out against the blockade

It has been nearly six months since the siege against Qatar began. The Nepali community in Qatar continues to stand by the country and show solidarity with their host nation.

Russian base jumper dies in Nepal's Everest region

Russian base jumper dies in Nepal's Everest region

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.

Nepal bank latest victim in heists targeting SWIFT system

Nepal bank latest victim in heists targeting SWIFT system

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.

Bus plunges into river in Nepal, killing at least 31

Bus plunges into river in Nepal, killing at least 31

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.

Nepalese envoy meets minister, discusses need for school

Nepalese envoy meets minister, discusses need for school

The envoy discussed various topics, including the establishment of a Nepalese school, cultural centre, education training centre, and scholarship for Nepalese students among others.

Nepali pilot revives crashed plane as aviation museum

Nepali pilot revives crashed plane as aviation museum

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.