Featured stories about Nepal
Stories about Nepal
8 July 2016
10 June 2016
Student examinations in the 1970s, legal marijuana in the 1960s, and royal hunts and legacy rulers at the turn of the 20th century all appear in Nepal in Pix photos.
29 May 2016
Conservationists around the world have a reason to smile– a baby was born to a rhino translocated few months ago to Bardia National Park from Chitwan National Park in Nepal.
25 May 2016
"If the tiger is conserved, the forest will be conserved, the conserved forest will conserve the tiger. So, conserve humans on this planet by conserving the tiger and the forest."
11 May 2016
10 May 2016
Robert Penner, a Canadian man who currently finds himself mired in a controversy about a series of provocative tweets, left Nepal after the Supreme Court postponed his appeal hearing.
30 April 2016
23 April 2016
Shreesha lost her home in Nepal's 2015 earthquake, but she has managed to stay in school. Now she just needs the other kids to stop taunting her for being homeless.
21 April 2016
22 March 2016
Ashim Shakya, a self-taught artist, has depicted in his artwork the scarcity of goods under blockade and the April 2015 earthquake that left thousands dead.
17 March 2016
"...a man approaches me smiling, and pointing to some heaps of bricks he cries "welcome to my home." Thats when I painted the rubble of the first triangle."
23 February 2016
Swasthani Vrata Katha in Photos: Nepal’s Month-Long Festival of Fasting and Praying for Spouses’ Well-Being
The ritual is said to have started after King Himalaya’s daughter Parvati, the Hindu goddess of love, fertility and devotion, spent a month fasting and praying to the goddess Swasthani.
14 February 2016
Natural disaster or not, Western mountain climbers seem determined to conquer the world's tallest mountain this year, after Nepal's 2015 earthquake made it impossible for anyone to reach the summit.
4 February 2016
In Bangladesh, India and Nepal, efforts are underway to provide women with a sanitary napkin they can afford in order to improve health and remove social stigmas attached to menstruation.
2 January 2016
Thousands of men leave Nepal every year to work abroad. They send money to their families — but sometimes they don't return. This has deep repercussions for their wives.
26 December 2015
20 December 2015
'Even Archduke Franz Ferdinand, whose assassination in 1914 triggered the World War I, came to hunt in Nepal invited by Maharajah Bir Shumsher in March 1893.'
17 December 2015
"At first I felt like searching and killing the tiger that attacked me, but then I thought it might have attacked me to save itself from the lurking danger."
16 December 2015
From diminished apple production to the movement of several species of birds, Nepal is seeing the dramatic effects of climate change, despite the country's nominal contribution to global warming.
14 December 2015
Even though it's banned, the practice still exists in remote hill villages. Women are forced to sleep outside in huts, exposed to the elements, without warm clothes or blankets.