Nepal

Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia. It is located mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. With an estimated population of 26.4 million, it is 48th largest country by population; it is the 93rd largest country by area. It borders China in the north and India in the south, east and west while Bangladesh is located within only 27 km of its southeastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim. Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Kathmandu is the capital and the largest city. Nepal is a multiethnic country with Nepali as the official language.

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BBC release first trailer for Top Gear Christmas Special in Nepal

Full of nail-biting moments, it teases co-hosts Paddy McGuinness, Freddie Flintoff and Chris Harris'...

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Menstrual Huts Are Illegal In Nepal. So Why Are Women Still Dying In Them?

According to press reports, he is being held while investigators determine if he forced her into the...

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China confirms arrest of 122 Chinese nationals in Nepal for cybercrimes - Times of India

BEIJING:China on Tuesday confirmed the detention of at least 122 of its nationals in Nepal saying...

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Nepal Detains 122 Chinese for Suspected Cyber Crime and Bank Fraud

Police in Nepal have detained 122 Chinese men and women in its biggest crackdown on crime by...

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Nepal detains 122 Chinese nationals on suspicion of financial crimes

Police in Nepal said Tuesday that they have detained 122 Chinese nationals who are suspected of...

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Nepalese police detain 122 Chinese nationals for alleged financial crimes after series of raids

Police in Nepal have detained 122 Chinese nationals in their biggest crackdown on crime by...

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Nepal’s animal sacrifice festival, known as ‘world’s bloodiest,’ gets underway after ‘ban’ ignored

A religious festival in Nepal where thousands of animals are sacrificed to a Hindu goddess began on Tuesday despite calls to end the bloodshed. The two-day Gadhimai festival ...

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Nepal's territorial flare-ups with India and China test its finesse

It's David versus Goliaths in the Himalayas: Nepal, which lies at the nexus between India and China,...

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Experience Nepal's Himalayan wonders

Take a 60 second vacation in Nepal where the stunning Himalayan mountain range is a huge draw for adventure tourists.

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This is Nepal: Life in an indigenous village near Bardiya National Park

When you conjure up an image of Nepal, it’s likely one of the snow-capped Himalayan mountains....

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Thousands of animals sacrificed in Nepal Hindu ritual amid outcry

Tens of thousands of devout Hindus thronged a temple in southernNepal where thousands of animals and...

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Nepal transitional justice making little progress: Rights groups

Thirteen years after a peace agreement was signed between the Maoist rebels and the Nepali...

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Nepal's mass animal slaughter begins despite outcry

Hindu worshippers began killing thousands of buffalo Tuesday in reputedly the world's biggest animal sacrifice, held every five years in a remote corner...

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Nepal makes first arrest over woman's death in 'menstrual hut'

Police in Nepal has arrested the brother-in-law of a woman who died after she was banished to a...

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Nepal’s Animal-Sacrifice Festival Slays On. But Activists Are Having an Effect.

The animals were bused to southern Nepal in the thousands: rats, starved goats and pigeons stuffed...

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Nepal makes first ever arrest over 'menstruation huts'

Parbati Buda Rawat, 21, was found dead from smoke inhalation in a 'menstruation hut' outside her...

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UP: Preparations underway for ‘Ram Janaki Baraat Yatra’ to Nepal’s Janakpur | News - Times of India...

UP: Preparations underway for ‘Ram Janaki Baraat Yatra’ to Nepal’s Janakpur. The final preparations...

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Double amputee Hari Budha Magar aims for an Everest first

Magar, a double above the knee amputee, is sitting in a southwest London charity office with his...

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Is Nepal falling into a Chinese debt trap? — Contributions

This is a very complex issue which I have addressed before, having been a resident of Hong Kong...

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Critically Endangered gharial crocodile found breeding in South West Nepal for first time in 37...

There is new hope for the Critically Endangered gharial crocodile after conservationists from ZSL...

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Mikeska Foundation's 54th mission to Nepal under way

Local philanthropist Terry Mikeska left for Nepal Wednesday morning on his 54th mission trip, and this time around, he is accompanied by his sister, RN...

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British man, 64, falls 1,000ft to death after motorbike crash in Nepal

A businessman has died in a motorbike crash after plunging nearly 1,000ft down a mountainside while...

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Nepal's Ailing Prime Minister Oli Reshuffles His Cabinet

New ministers were inducted into Nepal's government on Thursday as part of a cabinet reshuffle by...

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Mugdha Agrey loses in quarters against Japanese at Nepal International - Times of India

NAGPUR: Mugdha Agrey went down fighting in the Yonex-Sunrise Nepal International Challenge Badminton...

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Benjamin Netanyahu's Challenger, Benny Gantz, Fails to Form Coalition After Israeli Election

The announcement by Benny Gantz, leader of the centrist Blue and White party, prolongs the political...

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Earthquake hits near India-Nepal border, tremors felt in Delhi, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh

Earthquake hits near India-Nepal border, tremors felt in Delhi, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh

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Mild tremors felt in Delhi, nearby areas | Faridabad News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Tremors were felt in parts of Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) on Tuesday after a...

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Nepalese Mountaineer Nirmal "Nims" Purja Conquers World's 14 Highest Peaks in Six Months!

Though thousands of adventurers have scaled Mount Everest, the highest and most famous of the...

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Double amputee aims for Everest record

Magar, a double above the knee amputee, is sitting in a southwest London charity office with his fundraising adviser hatching a plan to climb Mount...

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Cook from Nepal gives sedative-laced food to former employer in Chennai and escapes with valuables,...

CHENNAI: A cook from Nepal gave sedative-laced food to his former employer, his family members,...

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Meet Nepal's Only Billionaire

"You're bound to face resistance. And that's where courage comes in." Here's what Nepal's only billionaire Binod Chaudhary has to say on failure,...

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New hope for one of world's most endangered reptiles

Baby crocodiles found living in a remote region of Nepal give hope for the future of one of the rarest and strangest reptiles on earth. With its...

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Scientists Found a Secret Breeding Site of One of the World's Most Endangered Reptiles

News on endangered species is often not good. Gharial crocodiles numbers have plummeted around 90...

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Nepal cries foul over new India map

Nepal on Wednesday objected to a new map released by India that places the disputed area of Kalapani within Delhi's borders, saying it was "clear" the...

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Montgomery, Ala., Was a Hub of the Slave Trade and a Center of the Civil Rights Movement. It's About...

Hanging on the wall in Steven L. Reed’s old office as Montgomery County’s probate judge was a photo...

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Thousands join 'Occupy Tundikhel' campaign to protect Nepal's biggest parade square | News - Times...

Social movement "Occupy Tundikhel" has been launched in Nepal to protect one of the largest parade...

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Latest map 'accurate': India on Nepal's objection over Kalapani area

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the “new map has in no manner revised...

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Jayasurya is reminiscing Yoddha at Nepal - Times of India

Actor Jayasurya and his wife are having a fun trip in Nepal, currently. The Aadu actor has been...

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Is Quieting the Mind the Ultimate Escape? I Went to Dwarika's in Nepal to Find Out

When Tiffan and I had booked this stay at Dwarika's Resort, in Dhulikhel, a village in Nepal's...

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India aims to promote Sikh heritage tourism through Visit Nepal 2020 | India News - Times of India

AMRITSAR: To promote Sikh heritage tourism in Nepal, India has approached the government to include...

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India's updated political map stirs controversy in Nepal

India's new political map has stirred controversy in Nepal, with both New Delhi and Kathmandu laying...

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ZSL helps Nepal to double wild tiger numbers - Good News Shared

There are fewer than 4,000 tigers left in the wild across Asia. International conservation charity...

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How Nepal’s democracy, and ties with India, were threatened by an ambitious monarch

On the evening of Jan. 31, 2005, Minendra Rijal, a Congress leader close to (Nepal’s) prime minister...

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