KATHMANDU Five South Koreans and four Nepali guides on a Himalayan climbing expedition were flung to their deaths after a huge block of ice crashed over a cliff into a narrow mountain gorge, a helicopter rescue official said on Monday.
KATHMANDU Five South Korean climbers and their four Nepali guides have been killed after their basecamp in the Himalayas was ravaged by a storm, local police and hiking officials said on Sunday. | Video
KATHMANDU At least seven mountaineers were killed after their camp on a Himalayan peak in western Nepal was hit by a storm, police said on Saturday, in the country's worst climbing disaster in two years. | Video
KATHMANDU, Oct 13 A group of five South Korean
climbers and four Nepali climbers and porters has been reported
missing after a storm hit a camp on a Himalayan peak in west
Nepal, officials said on Saturday.
KATHMANDU Nepal’s new government has reversed its predecessor's decision and has asked China Gezhouba Group Corporation to build the nation’s biggest hydropower plant, an official said on Sunday, as it seeks to woo Chinese investment in its ailing infrastructure.
BIRGUNJ, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a canopied horse-drawn carriage emerged from a mushroom of dust at the Nepal-India border, Kavita Yadav's policing instincts kicked in and she stopped it to chat with the couple.
KATHMANDU China will allow Nepal the use of four of its ports, the Nepalese government said on Friday, as the landlocked Himalayan nation seeks to end India’s monopoly over its trading routes by increasing connections with Beijing.
(This version of the August 31 story corrects paragraph 2 to clarify the agreement was signed by officials, not prime ministers)
KATHMANDU A deadly plane crash at Nepal's international airport was the fault of the pilot, who had been “extremely upset” and chain-smoked and wept in the cockpit during the flight, an investigation report said.
KATHMANDU A landslide killed a woman and at least seven children in Nepal over the weekend as officials issued warnings on Monday of the risk of more landslides and flash floods due to torrential rain.