Tag Archives: Nepal

  • Four more deaths on traffic-jammed Everest

    A traffic jam of climbers in the Everest "death zone" was blamed for two of four new deaths reported Friday, heightening concerns that the drive for profits is trumping safety on the peak. ...

  • Nepal probes journalists for Dalai Lama news

    Three Nepali journalists are being probed for circulating a news item on the Dalai Lama, officials said Tuesday, in a sign of growing Chinese influence on its small Himalayan neighbour. ...

  • Three tonnes of rubbish collected from Everest

    A clean-up team sent to Mount Everest has collected three tonnes of garbage in its first two weeks, officials said Wednesday, in an ambitious plan to clean the world's highest rubbish dump. ...

  • Nepal assures continued support for Tibetans in the country

    Nepal has given assurance to US officials that it would continue to protect the rights of the Tibetans refugees living in Nepal, according to the US Secretary of State. ...

  • Nyingma head Kathok Getse Rinpoche dies after accident

    Nyingma head Kathok Getse Rinpoche has passed away in Nepal following an automobile accident two days ago at Hattiban, a village an hour from Kathmandu, according to sources. ...

  • India and Nepal PMs launch construction of 900-MW power plant

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday visited Nepal to launch building work with his counterpart KP Sharma Oli on the country’s biggest hydroelectric project. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Nepal joining OBOR will be historical mistake

    Prime Minister Oli of Nepal has rejected the concerns expressed by several well-wishers of Nepal that Nepal joining the One Belt One Road initiative (OBOR) could lead to a death trap. ...

  • If China builds your dams, India won’t buy energy: PM Narendra Modi to tell KP Oli

    One particular dam project, the $2.5-b Budhi Gandaki project, on a river by the same name in Nepal, is increasingly becoming the centrepiece of this tug-of-war between Delhi and Beijing. ...

  • Nepal to deepen ties with China to get more leverage in dealings with India: K P Oli

    Nepal's new Prime Minister K P Oli has said he wants to deepen ties with China to explore more options and get more leverage in his dealings with India "in keeping with the times". ...

  • Despite conversion ban, Christianity spreads in Nepal

    More than two years after an earthquake flattened the Nepali village of Richet, most residents are still living in makeshift shelters. Only the church has been rebuilt. ...