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Everest region bans single-use plastic

Nepal has banned single-use plastics to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers in the Everest region.

Nepal searches for more child abuse victims of arrested Australian

Police say the pilot, who had been working in Nepal for 3 years, was caught 'red-handed' with two boys aged 12 and 14.

Monsoon toll tops 650 as rains unleash flood fury in South...

More than 10 million people in the South Asian countries have been affected by the deluge, which also forces tens of thousands to flee their homes.

12 killed in house collapse as monsoon toll rises across South...

A four-storey building on a hillside in India collapsed, killing 12 people and trapping at least seven others.

At least 50 dead in Nepal’s monsoon

Heavy rain causing floods during the monsoon season often result in deaths across South Asia, this time Nepal is badly hit with 50 deaths.

Nepal declines permission for Dalai Lama’s birthday celebration

The cancellation is another sign of the growing influence of China over its Himalayan neighbour.

Artists light up Nepal’s first drag show

Nepal has some of South Asia's most progressive laws on homosexuality and transgender rights.

Nepal faces mountainous challenge identifying Everest bodies

The bodies of four climbers who failed their Everest challenge and left little clue as to their identity propose a new challenge for Nepalese authorities who control the mountain.

Pengeluaran permit tanpa had kerana terdesak akibatkan zon maut di puncak...

Sehingga kini 11 individu maut dalam pendakian tawan Gunung Everest sejak 10 hari lalu.

4 killed, 7 injured in 3 explosions in Nepali capital

Police confirm three fatalities in the two separate bomb blasts.

Warga Nepal tawan gunung Everest buat kali ke-24

Denai rabung tenggara diteroka oleh Edmund Hillary dan Sherpa Tenzing Norgay pada 1953 dan kekal sebagai laluan paling popular ke puncak gunung Everest.

Everest braces for record year amid overcrowding fears

Recent years have seen especially rapid growth, with the mountain opening up to more people as competition between expedition organisers has caused costs to plummet.

Rescued Malaysian climber in critical condition in Nepal

Climbing experts said it was a 'miracle' that Dr Chin Wui Kin survived the freezing conditions on Mount Annapurna for so long.

Missing Malaysian climber found safe on Nepal mountain

Rescuers are making efforts to bring Dr Chin Wui Kin down from Mount Annapurna for further treatment.

Malaysian climber stranded on Nepal’s Mt Annapurna

Annapurna is technically difficult and avalanche-prone and has a higher death rate than Everest.

Crowd comes to rescue of Grab driver molested by 2 Nepali...

Female driver was on a trip to a housing area in Bukit Mertajam at the time.

3 killed in aircraft runway accident near Everest

The accident happened at Lukla airport which is the main gateway to the Everest region and is reputed to be one of the most difficult in the world for landings and take-offs.

Nepal’s tourism minister among 7 dead in chopper crash

Nepal's poor air safety record is largely blamed on inadequate maintenance and sub-standard management.

One dead, two injured in Nepal bomb blast

Nepal Police spokesman says there have been reports of arson attacks on other Ncell towers in the country and that a police investigation is underway.

Nepali woman dies in outlawed ‘menstruation hut’

Many communities in Nepal view menstruating women as impure and in some remote areas they are forced to sleep in a hut away from the home.

Pilot had ’emotional breakdown’ before deadly crash

Pilot mental health was spotlighted by a 2015 crash in Europe after a Germanwings first officer deliberately flew a jet into a mountainside.

Nepal’s Paudel eclipses Tendulkar, Afridi with international fifty

He is also the youngest man to score a one-day international half-century, beating Shahid Afridi.

Fighting climate change in the shadow of Mount Everest

Scientists warn that as climate change causes Himalayan glaciers to melt at an alarming rate, lakes could swell further and eventually collapse.

Nepal truck crash kills 20 mourners

Fourteen others have been injured.