20 Jul 2020
Floods and mudslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have displaced millions in India, Nepal and Bangladesh. Nearly 200 people are reported to be dead and many are still missing.
3 Apr 2020
Hundreds of mountain guides and expedition workers have been robbed of their prime earning season as Nepal shuts down the Himalayas - including Everest - to fight the coronavirus outbreak. Nepal, which is now in lockdown and has four confirmed cases of coronavirus so far, announced it was suspending permits for all mountain expeditions on March 12, just as Sherpas were preparing for the season.
24 Dec 2019
Nepali authorities said it was the biggest crackdown on crime committed by foreigners. Over the past year, hundreds of Chinese nationals have been arrested across Asia for involvement in cybercrime.
5 Oct 2019
Flooding caused by torrential rains has claimed dozens of lives in northern India. More than 350 people have been killed by rain-related causes in India, Nepal and Bangladesh during the monsoon season.
14 Oct 2018
A group of South Korean climbers and their Nepali guides have been killed after a storm hit their camp on a Himalayan peak in west Nepal, officials said on Saturday.
12 Mar 2018
Dark cloud of smoke is seen at Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal's capital after plane veers off the runway at landing.
14 Aug 2017
Officials say hundreds of tourists were rescued with the help of elephants from a flooded jungle safari park in Nepal.
14 Aug 2017
The death toll in Nepal rises to almost 50 people after torrential rain batters the region, while a landslide in India kills dozens more.