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Nov 04 2023
More than 150 people have been killed after an earthquake struck remote western Nepal on Friday.
Security forces have been deployed to help rescue efforts in the rugged districts of Jajarkot and West Rukum, 500km (310 miles) west of Kathmandu.
Strong tremors were felt far away in the Nepalese capital and in cities in neighbouring India, including Delhi.
An army spokesmanBBC News
Nov 03 2023
At least 22 people were killed and dozens injured after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck western Nepal on Friday, with witnesses saying houses in the area collapsed and buildings in New Delhi, India, shook.
We have not been able to establish any contact at the epicentre in Jajarkot, local official Harish Chandra Sharma said, adding that there are reports of 17 deaths just in theReuters
Jun 17 2020
KATHMANDU, Nepal—In Nepal, Muslims, who make up about 4 percent of the population, have lived peacefully alongside the majority Hindu population for centuries, arriving as immigrants from elsewhere but establishing strong communities. Nepalis pride themselves on a history of religious tolerance, even in a region where faith has often had bloody consequences.
But India’s right-wingersForeign Policy
Jan 16 2023
Nepal's aviation industry is plagued by poor oversight, treacherous terrain and volatile weather that make navigating the skies challenging even for the most accomplished of pilots. Following the Himalayan nation's worst crash in three decades on Sunday, AFP takes a look at why the sector is so accident-prone and Nepal's long list of aviation tragedies: Nepal is home to eight of the world's 14Barron's
Jan 15 2023
Sixty-eight deaths were confirmed and four people were missing after a plane crashed Sunday in a ravine near an airport in Nepal.
Yeti Airlines Flight NYT691 crashed in a ravine near the resort town of Pokhara at about 10:50 a.m. local time, the Nepal Civil Aviation Authority said. Two helicopters and a ground rescue team were searching for the missing, the agency said.
May 12 2015
A magnitude-7.3 earthquake struck Nepal on Tuesday, just over two weeks after a massive magnitude-7.8 quake killed more than 8,000 people.NPR (Online News)
Jan 15 2023
At least 68 people have died after a passenger plane crashed in central Nepal as it attempted to land, according to local officials.
A domestic flight departing from the country's capital, Kathmandu, was heading for the airport in the Himalayan resort city of Pokhara, Reuters reported.
The twin-engine ATR 72 aircraft, operated by domestic carrier Yeti Airlines, had 72 people onNewsweek
Jan 15 2023
At least 68 people were killed Sunday when a plane crashed into a river gorge in Pokhara, the country's Civil Aviation Authority announced.
The plane, a Yeti Airlines flight carrying passengers out of the capital of Kathmandu, was carrying 72 passengers in total. Four remained unaccounted for as of Sunday morning.
"Half of the plane is on the hillside," a local resident who sawFox Business
May 02 2015
Authorities in Nepal now say the number of dead from a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit the South Asian country a week ago has risen to 6,841, as rescue workers recover more bodies from the wreckage. More than 14,000 are reported injured.
NPR's Russell Lewis, reporting from Kathmandu, says thousands are still missing and some 130,000 homes and buildings have been destroyed and anotherNPR (Online News)