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Nepalese expedition association concerned over dead bodies on Everest

Nepalese expedition association concerned over dead bodies on Everest

Nepalese expedition operators on Thursday expressed concern over the rising number of dead bodies being exposed as snow melts on Everest ahead of the busy spring climbing season.

Nepal bans radical Maoist party after bomb attacks

Nepal bans radical Maoist party after bomb attacks

Nepal's government has banned a radical Maoist party that carried out a series of bomb attacks in the capital Kathmandu, a minister said Wednesday.

Teachers' strikes shut schools across Nepal

Teachers' strikes shut schools across Nepal

Temporary teachers in Nepal shut down schools across the country Tuesday, demanding that their contracts be made permanent, with protests affecting around six million students.

Nepal minister among seven killed in chopper crash

Nepal minister among seven killed in chopper crash

Nepal's tourism minister Rabindra Adhikari was among seven people killed Wednesday when a helicopter crashed in the country's hilly east, officials said.

Helicopter carrying Nepal's tourism minister crashes

Helicopter carrying Nepal's tourism minister crashes

A helicopter carrying Nepal's tourism minister has crashed in Nepal's hilly east, officials said Wednesday, with no word yet on the fate of those aboard.

Nepal social media bill sparks freedom of speech concerns

Nepal social media bill sparks freedom of speech concerns

Nepal's government on Wednesday tabled draft legislation that would impose harsh penalties for "improper" social media posts, igniting concerns it could be used to suppress freedom of speech and stifle dissent.

Popular Nepali singer pulls video from YouTube after threat

Popular Nepali singer pulls video from YouTube after threat

A popular Nepali folk singer has been forced to remove a satirical song on corruption from YouTube after a youth wing of the ruling communist party allegedly threatened him, local media reported on Monday.

Indian police rescue 180 Nepalis in major anti-trafficking operation

Indian police rescue 180 Nepalis in major anti-trafficking operation

Indian police have rescued more than 180 Nepali men and women in a major operation near the border with Myanmar after activists raised suspicions they were being trafficked into forced labour.

Pilot had "emotional breakdown" before deadly crash, Nepal probe panel says

Pilot had "emotional breakdown" before deadly crash, Nepal probe panel says

The captain of a Bangladeshi aeroplane "seemed to have an emotional breakdown" before a deadly crash last March, Nepali investigators said in a final report on the Himalayan nation's worst aviation disaster in 26 years.

23 dead in Nepal student bus crash

23 dead in Nepal student bus crash

Twenty-three people died in western Nepal when a bus carrying school students and teachers back from a botanical field trip plunged into a gorge, police said.

Nepal truck crash kills 20 mourners

Nepal truck crash kills 20 mourners

At least 20 people died when a truck carrying mourners returning from a funeral ritual plunged around 400 metres onto a river bank in central Nepal, police said Saturday.

Nepal attempts record with a Dead Sea of plastic bags

Nepal attempts record with a Dead Sea of plastic bags

Young Nepalis created a map of the Dead Sea with used plastic bags Wednesday in a bid to set a new international record and raise awareness about the vast volumes polluting the world's oceans.