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Rescuers resume search for seven missing climbers on Nepal's Mt Annapurna

January 22, 2020 12:16 pm

The trekkers and their guides are still listed as missing but mountaineering experts have said there is little chance they could have survived Friday's massive avalanche.

Nepal govt resumes search operation for four trekkers, three guides

January 20, 2020 1:12 pm

The trekkers were en route to a Himalayan mountain near a base camp in the Annapurna region when the avalanche struck after heavy snowfall on Friday last.

Nepal floods: Death toll touches 78; over 17,500 displaced

July 16, 2019 9:55 pm

Many parts of Kathmandu, including Kalanki, Kupondole, Kuleshwor and Balkhu were submerged under water on Friday. Thirty-two people are still reported to be missing in the rain-related incidents that have thrown normal life out of gear in the central and eastern parts of the Himalayan nation.

Nepal thunderstorm: Rescuers struggle to reach storm-hit area, at least 27 dead

April 01, 2019 10:45 am

Nepal rainstorm: High winds flipped cars and blew one passenger bus off a highway, causing fatalities. Police said other deaths were caused by collapsing walls and falling bricks in homes and toppled trees and electricity poles.

Bodies of 5 South Koreans and 4 Nepalese climbers retrieved from Mount Gurja

October 15, 2018 8:40 am

The climbers were attempting to scale the 7,193-metre (23,590- foot) peak during the autumn climbing season.

Nepal backs out of BIMSTEC joint military exercise in Pune

September 09, 2018 4:32 am

The field training exercise will be conducted between September 10 and 16 at the Foreign Training Node at Aundh in Pune.

Nepalese in quandary over rebuilding houses ahead of monsoon

May 07, 2015 6:11 pm

Nepalese Home Ministry said that a total of 2,79,234 houses have been completely damaged and 2,37,068 partially damaged due to the earthquake.

Mount Everest may have shrunk due to Nepal earthquake: satellite data analysis

May 07, 2015 4:16 pm

The devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 has claimed over 7,500 lives and injured another 16,390 people.

Nepal's wrenching choices: 'I feel like I could die anytime'

May 04, 2015 8:54 am

In the shattered neighborhoods of Kathmandu, down buckled, potholed dirt roads, similar stories emerge.

A week later, few in tents, fewer leaving, and wait for a cinema hall

May 03, 2015 5:26 am

Prabha says for the first time since the quake, they slept in their rooms on Saturday night.

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Nepal earthquake: Angry citizens protest against slow rescue operations

April 29, 2015 2:21 pm

Nepalese people protest against the government for the slow pace of aid delivery for the earthquake affected in Kathmandu.

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Wanted to marry her, says Snapdeal employee kidnapper

February 15, 2016 4:22 pm

Ghaziabad, Feb 15 (ANI): Devendra, the mastermind behind the abduction of Snapdeal employee, on Monday confessed to his crime and said he wanted to marry her and wanted to get settled in Kathmandu, Nepal. The accused said that he first saw her at New Delhi Rajiv Chowk metro station and fell in love with her. He added that he was inspired by Adolf Hitler and Shah Rukh Khan’s character in ‘Darr’ and had planned everything on similar lines.

Nepal's former PM Sushil Koirala passes away

February 09, 2016 5:59 am

Kathmandu (Nepal), Feb 09 (ANI): Former prime minister of Nepal Sushil Koirala passed away at the age of 79 after battling with a chronic respiratory problem. Koirala was also being treated for tongue cancer. He is credited with promulgating the new constitution of Nepal in September last year. His body will be taken to party's central office in Kathmandu and kept there for last tributes from party cadres and others.

Protest erupts in Birgunj after Rangeli police firing

January 23, 2016 12:42 pm

Nepal, Jan 23 (ANI): A day after three persons were killed in police firing in Rangeli Bazaar, enraged activists took to the streets, burning tyres and obstructing vehicular movement along the Biratnagar-Rangeli road. The incident took place on January 21 in Rangeli, 215 km southeast of Kathmandu, when police fired at ethnic Madhesi activists to stop them from disrupting a gathering. Eight others were also injured in the firing. Amid the deepening political crisis in Nepal, US has asked Nepal Prime Minister K. P. Oli to take concrete steps to resolve the political impasse. The United Madhesi Front, which is leading the protests, wants state boundaries to be redrawn to give their communities more power. So far, more than 50 people have died in the agitation and the talks between the protesting Madhesi groups and the government have not yielded any results.