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Nepal bans solo climbers from Everest

This photograph taken on May 4, 2017, shows a general view of the Mount Everest range from Tengboche some 300 kms north-east of Kathmandu. PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in a bid to reduce accidents, an official said Saturday. The cabinet late Thursday endorsed […]

Nepal gets new Communist prime minister after landmark polls

(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 28, 2015 Nepal’s prime minister K.P. Sharma Oli waves after casting his vote in an election for Nepal’s new president in Kathmandu. Nepal’s new sharp-tongued prime minister K.P. Sharma Oli poisoned relations with big brother India during his last term in office, but he is expected to […]

Quake helps clear the blackened air over Nepal s brick kilns

In this handout photograph released by Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon on May 29, 2018, runners participate in the world’s highest marathon in the foothills of Mount Everest in the Solukhumbu district of Nepal. Nepali and foreign runners took part in the world’s highest marathon to mark the 65th anniversary of the first summit of the peak […]

Nepal votes in final round of historic polls

A Nepali voter casts her ballot at a polling station in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu on December 7, 2017. Nepal’s troubled south voted on December 7 in historic elections many hope will bring much-needed stability to the desperately poor country, but which have been marred by violence and fears of ethnic tension./ AFP […]

Unbelievable See the 3 year old Girl Who Has Been Declared a Living Goddess in Nepal Photo

Trishna Shakya (C), 3, is carried by her father Bijaya Ratna Shakya (L) as she heads to Kumari House where she will live for the next few years as the new Kumari, and worshipped as a living goddess, in Kathmandu. Photo: AFP A girl who is as young as three years, has been anointed the […]