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Floods kill 153 in India and Nepal

Floods kill 153 in India and Nepal

South Asia

Mon, Aug 14 2017

As emergency workers struggled to reach far-flung areas, the country's home ministry said another 36...

70 dead, dozens missing, in monsoon...

70 dead, dozens missing, in monsoon...

South Asia

Sun, Aug 13 2017

Nepal's weather department warned that heavy rain was expected to continue for another day, following...

Nepal strengthens laws against dowry,...

Nepal strengthens laws against dowry,...

South Asia

Thu, Aug 10 2017

Chhaupadi, the ancient Hindu taboo, considers women as impure during their menstrual period and prohibits...

Nepal immigration officials trafficking...

Nepal immigration officials trafficking...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 9 2017

Rights activists in Nepal have long demanded the government do more to protect the four million Nepalis...

Nepalis, saddled with banned Indian...

Nepalis, saddled with banned Indian...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 18 2017

Nepal depends heavily on funds from workers in India, who sent home $640 million in 2016, or about 3%...

'Menstruation hut' ritual claims life...

'Menstruation hut' ritual claims life...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 10 2017

Chhaupadi is linked to Hinduism and considers women untouchable when they menstruate, as well as after...

Darjeeling unrest hits Bangladesh's...

Darjeeling unrest hits Bangladesh's...

Economy

Wed, Jun 28 2017

The protests have also hit Darjeeling's tea and tourist industries

74-year-old Bangladeshi woman found...

74-year-old Bangladeshi woman found...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 28 2017

Her body was found on the bed of the hotel room

Nepali Congress leader Deuba elected...

Nepali Congress leader Deuba elected...

World

Wed, Jun 7 2017

Deuba has previously served three times as prime minister, in 1995-1997, 2001-2002 and 2004-2005

Nepal delays key local polls amid political...

Nepal delays key local polls amid political...

South Asia

Tue, May 30 2017

'Our main demand was constitution amendment, not the postponement of the poll date'

Nepal's Maoist prime minister...

Nepal's Maoist prime minister...

South Asia

Wed, May 24 2017

Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who still goes by his nom de guerre Prachanda, or "fierce one", had promised to step...

Nepal votes in first local election...

Nepal votes in first local election...

South Asia

Sun, May 14 2017

The long gap between polls has left an institutional void at the local level and graft has become a way...

Nepal fines solo Everest climber without...

Nepal fines solo Everest climber without...

South Asia

Mon, May 8 2017

It is highly unusual for a foreign climber to attempt to scale Everest alone, most do so with the help...

Everest braces for record number of...

Everest braces for record number of...

South Asia

Thu, May 4 2017

Last year five people lost their lives on the peak, while 443 successfully summited from the Nepal side...

Nepal convicts soldiers of killing girl...

Nepal convicts soldiers of killing girl...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 17 2017

Maina's mother campaigned for years for justice for her daughter, who was arrested when soldiers came...

On the right track

On the right track

Editorial

Wed, Apr 5 2017

Better connectivity within and beyond South Asia is imperative to Bangladesh meeting its own long term...

Govt to restore rail links to India,...

Govt to restore rail links to India,...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Apr 5 2017

'We believe that if the old rail connectivity can be restored and reopened, including the sealed rail...

Nepal bulldozes earthquake survivors’...

Nepal bulldozes earthquake survivors’...

South Asia

Tue, Mar 14 2017

About 2,000 people were staying in roughly 440 demolished huts fashioned out of bamboo and plastic on...

Anti-India protests erupt in Nepal over...

Anti-India protests erupt in Nepal over...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 10 2017

The demonstrators tried to march on the Indian embassy in Kathmandu in protest over the shooting, but...

At least 26 killed, 36 injured in bus...

At least 26 killed, 36 injured in bus...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 10 2017

Accidents such as these are common in Nepal owing to unsafe roads, broken vehicles, overloading and rash...

Bangladesh and Nepal sign agreement...

Bangladesh and Nepal sign agreement...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Feb 15 2017

An agreement on exchanging information between Bangladesh and Nepal was signed today between Information...