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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...

Hopes for civil war justice dwindle...

Hopes for civil war justice dwindle...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 14 2017

Although eight years had passed since the peace agreement between the two sides brought an end to the...

Ride hard: Three Nepalese cycle across...

Ride hard: Three Nepalese cycle across...

Sports

Thu, Feb 2 2017

Three friends from Nepal found themselves drawn together by a common passion. Their love for the world...

Nepali girl dies due to banned Hindu...

Nepali girl dies due to banned Hindu...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 19 2016

Under the practice, women are banned from taking part in normal family activities during menstruation...

Game of thrones leaves Nepal quake victims...

Game of thrones leaves Nepal quake victims...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 27 2016

The government has signed agreements with 58 banks and financial institutions to distribute housing grants...

A decade on, legacy of Maoist war stalks...

A decade on, legacy of Maoist war stalks...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 18 2016

Nepal has since shuffled through nine governments, mostly brittle coalitions, as political infighting...

Nepal lifts ban on allowing migrant...

Nepal lifts ban on allowing migrant...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 20 2016

Nepal, one of the world’s 10 poorest countries, is still reeling from two devastating earthquakes in...