Gulf Times - Nepal
Floods, landslides kill 40 in Nepal, many missing

Floods, landslides kill 40 in Nepal, many missing

Heavy rains triggered flash floods and landslides that killed at least 40 people and displaced thousands in western Nepal, officials said on Saturday.

Nepal parliament approves new map as land row with India escalates

Nepal parliament approves new map as land row with India escalates

The lower house of Nepal's parliament on Saturday approved a new map of the country, including areas disputed with India, the speaker of the national legislature said.

Hundreds protest against Nepal's coronavirus response; 7 foreigners arrested

Hundreds protest against Nepal's coronavirus response; 7 foreigners arrested

Police in Nepal arrested 10 people, including seven foreigners, on Saturday as demonstrations against the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis ...

UN condemns deadly attacks on low-caste youths in Nepal

UN condemns deadly attacks on low-caste youths in Nepal

The UN rights chief has urged Nepal to investigate the murder of six young members of the persecuted Dalit minority, including a 12-year-old girl, after the deadly attacks sparked outrage in the Himalayan country.

Nepal protests new Indian road through disputed territory

Nepal protests new Indian road through disputed territory

Nepal protested India's inauguration of a new road to China that passes through territory claimed by Kathmandu on Saturday, with police arresting dozens demonstrating close to India's embassy.

Amir directs sending medical aid to Tunisia, Nepal and Rwanda

Amir directs sending medical aid to Tunisia, Nepal and Rwanda

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al -Thani has directed sending urgent medical aid to the sisterly Republic of Tunisia ...

Body of guide of missing Koreans found in Himalayas

Body of guide of missing Koreans found in Himalayas

Search teams looking for the bodies of four South Koreans killed in a Himalayas avalanche have found the frozen corpse of their Nepali guide, police said Saturday.

Nepal sees surge in wildlife poaching due to Covid-19 lockdown

Nepal sees surge in wildlife poaching due to Covid-19 lockdown

Poachers in Nepal are taking advantage of slack monitoring and sparse public movement during the Covid-19 lockdown, with the country seeing a surge in killing of wildlife under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic.

QRCS, UNDP open sustainable development projects in Nepal

QRCS, UNDP open sustainable development projects in Nepal

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has completed a multi-sector development project in Gorkha Bazaar, Nepal, under an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme ...

Nepal's Sherpa climbers to make rare winter ascent of Everest

Nepal's Sherpa climbers to make rare winter ascent of Everest

Four veteran Sherpa climbers left on Monday for Mount Everest on a mission to climb the world’s highest mountain in five days from the Nepali side, aiming to set a record ...

Nepal evacuates 175 citizens, mostly students, from Wuhan

Nepal evacuates 175 citizens, mostly students, from Wuhan

Nepal on Sunday evacuated 175 of its nationals from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, an official said, after protests by parents of students studying in the city.

Nepal confirms first case of new coronavirus

Nepal confirms first case of new coronavirus

A Nepali student home from China tested positive for the new coronavirus, an official in Kathmandu said on Friday, making it the first confirmed case in the Himalayan nation.