22 Oct 2021
Nepal floods and landslides kill at least 77
27 Aug 2021
Coronavirus infections continue to rise amid a slow vaccination drive. Reports have also emerged of vaccination centers becoming potential hotspots because of failure to comply with health measures.
14 Aug 2021
Nepal rolls out second Covid-19 vaccine jabs for nearly 1.4 million elderly people, following a months-long delay.
18 Jul 2021
The Nepalese Supreme Court has removed caretaker Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli from office and reinstalled his rival. Parliament is now set to reconvene in a week.
19 Jun 2021
Army rescuers are deployed to a flooded area in Nepal after a river burst during heavy monsoon rains. Officials said a landslide caused by the monsoon deluge blocked a river, which then burst and sent a flood of water downstream late Tuesday, inundating a settlement in Sindhupalchowk district near the capital Kathmandu.
11 May 2021
At a Hindu ground in Kathmandu, Covid victims in Nepal are cremated as the country witnesses an upsurge in Covid-19 cases. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says "many hospitals are full and overflowing" with Covid-19 patients in Nepal, and that the daily caseload is 57 times higher than it was one month ago.
20 Mar 2021
Nearly 20 years after a brutal Maoist rebel insurgency left thousands of people dead, families of victims are still waiting for justice.
25 Feb 2021
People hit the streets of Kathmandu, lighting candles and celebrating as Nepal's supreme court overturns the prime minister's decision to dissolve parliament, a move the court termed unconstitutional.
30 Jan 2021
Nepal begin its COVID-19 vaccine drive from 120 centres across the country, after receiving a million doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca's Covishield from India. Around 430,000 frontline workers including health professionals, those deployed in dead body and garbage management will be immunised in the first phase. The Ministry of Health and Population plans to complete the first phase in 10 days.
30 Dec 2020
Nepal's ruling Communist Party has split in two and the president, acting on the recommendation of Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli, has ousted the parliament.
15 Sep 2020
A rain-triggered landslide in central Nepal leaves at least 11 people dead and scores missing on Sunday.
7 Sep 2020
Nepali police fire tear gas and water cannon to halt a chariot festival that drew hundreds of Hindus and Buddhists onto the streets in defiance of coronavirus restrictions.