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Remembering Swor Samrat Narayan Gopal

KATHMANDU: Perhaps there isn’t anyone who hasn’t listened to the melodious songs of Swor Samrat Narayan Gopal. Be it his

Mass animal sacrifice at Nepal’s Gadhimai festival sparks global condemnation

LONDON:The slaughter of more than 5,000 buffaloes at the Gadhimai animal sacrifice festival in Nepal has garnered global condemnation. According

Death and the goddess: The world’s biggest ritual slaughter

By Manesh Shrestha, Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN): Motilal Kushwaha had promised the Hindu goddess Gadhimai that he would offer her a

Nepal set for mass animal slaughter despite protests

BARA, Nepal, (AFP): Hindu temple officials herded thousands of animals into pens in a remote corner of Nepal in final preparations

Hello Flowers, Bye-Bye Stray Dogs: Nepal Preps For South Asian…

By DONATELLA LORCH, KATHMANDU: Katmandu is giving itself a facelift. Tomorrow is the opening of the 18th summit meeting of

Nepal tackles traffic woes with unique idea

KATHMANDU: Grappling with massive traffic chaos, Nepal has introduced a unique way to tackle the issue ahead of the SAARC

Saving Nepal’s newborns

BADALAMJI, Nepal (AFP): An army of housewives is mobilised in an attempt to lower the country's neonatal mortality rate On

10,000 children estimated to work in Nepal’s carpet industry

Aged 11, Sanju was sent by her parents in rural Nepal to work for a carpet factory in the capital

Nepal’s marginalised group protest crackdown

Gyanu Adhikari, KATHMANDU: Nationalist strains have emerged along Nepal's southern border with India as Madhesis who make up the majority

Nepal’s housewives help to reduce newborn deaths

KATHMANDU (AFP): On a wet and windy morning, Nepalese housewife Bhumisara Upadhyay is out visiting pregnant women, on a mission

Image of Asia: Picking Tea Leaves in Nepal’s Hills

In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, women pick tea leaves at the Kanyam tea estate in the Himalayan hills of

Nepal to host international conference on climate change

KATHMANDU: Over 200 scientists from two dozen countries, including India, would be attending a conference here to discuss measures on

Snakebite test correctly IDs attackers in Nepal

BY NATHAN SEPPA, NEW ORLEANS: Swabbing for traces of snake DNA around bite marks on people can reveal the guilty

India orders SSB to stop cattle smuggling to Nepal

New Delhi, (IANS): The ministry of home affairs has ordered the paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) to ensure that cattle

Ensure no torture to cattle on way to Nepal: SC…

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to ensure that cattle, exported from India to Nepal for sacrifice

Nepal lacks preventive measures despite rise in suicide rates

By Bibbi Abruzzini, KATHMANDU: The World Health Organization ( WHO) has underscored the need to develop suicide preventive measures in

Needles, no drops: Nepal takes step towards polio eradication with…

KATHMANDU (DW): Binith Sundas Berdewa is just a baby. Small wonder, he is scared of needles. He is crying and

Joanna Lumley leads London protest against animal slaughter festival in…

KATHMANDU: Never one to shy away from a worthy cause, Joanna Lumley is today preparing to protest in a bid

Nepal Hunger Striker Died Seeking Justice for War Crimes

KATHMANDU (Reuters): More than two weeks after a Nepalese hunger striker died, his frozen corpse still lies unclaimed in a

India agrees to repair Gandak power house

PARASI: Indian government has agreed to repair the Gandak power house closed for the past four months in Nawalparasi district.