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Latest stories about Nepal
5 March 2014
Controversy surrounds the design for the Nepali team's jersey for the ICC Twenty20 World Cup cricket, which dons a white border of the Nepalese flag, instead of the blue border.
4 March 2014
A group of young Nepali women are creating history in mountaineering. Their mission, to climb the highest peak in each of the seven continents. Five completed, two to go.
17 February 2014
The Nepalese aviation industry has seen a huge number of accidents in the recent years, with two fatal plane crashes each year from 2010 to 2012.
16 February 2014
Dr. Govinda KC, a senior orthopedic surgeon of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Nepal, who has earned the nickname Crusader KC, ended his fourth fast-unto-death on 15 February 2014.
29 December 2013
"Nepali leaders have a lot to learn from Mandela's statesmanship, integrity, and lack of political ambition."
27 December 2013
"It reminds me to love and respect everybody-- something many people here tend to have forgotten."
29 November 2013
Playing as an underdog the Himalayan country secured a berth at the next years Twenty20 Cricket World Cup. The netizens are rejoicing this surprise feat.
26 November 2013
Nepal's elections to choose a new Constituent Assembly were finally held on 19 November 2013. The new assembly will be tasked with drafting Nepal's much awaited Constitution.
5 September 2013
The South Asia Economic Summit , an annual meeting of civil society think-tanks has recently been concluded in Sri Lanka. Participants discussed regional issues and sought for more regional cooperation.
2 September 2013
Protests have begun again over a 17-foot statue of Buddha that was briefly erected at Kakrebihar, a Hindu-Buddhist temple near the city of Birendranagar, until police took it down.