Nepal: Pro-monarchy protesters clash with police in Kathmandu

Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Monday witnessed clashes between riot police and protesters, who are demanding a return of the monarchy. Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Monday witnessed clashes between riot police and hundreds of protesters, who are demanding a return of the monarchy

Thousands protest in Nepal against PM dissolving Parliament

Protesters reject December 20 decision as unconstitutional as they rally outside PM Oli’s office despite coronavirus curbs on gatherings. Thousands of opponents of Nepal’s Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli marched through the streets of the capital Kathmandu urging him to reverse

Chinese delegation meets Nepal PM amid political crisis

Senior Chinese Communist Party leader holds talks with PM Oli and President Bhandari as the ruling communist party on the verge of split. A Chinese delegation reportedly held talks with Nepali Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli and President Bidya Devi Bhandari

Why did Mount Everest’s height change?

Here is why China and Nepal agree on a new standard height for Mount Everest. The world’s highest mountain is now officially a little higher – and that might not be the end of the story. China and Nepal agreed this week

Mt Everest: Nepal, China announce revised height at 8,848 metres

Nepal and China jointly announce a revised height for Mount Everest after separately spending months measuring the world’s tallest peak. China and Nepal have jointly announced a new height for Mount Everest, putting an end to controversy surrounding the exact height of

Nepal’s female soldiers break taboos to tackle COVID crisis

Female soldiers have been tasked with carrying corpses in Kathmandu – a task considered taboo in the Himalayan nation. Four female soldiers in protective gear lift the body of a coronavirus victim at the Pashupati crematorium in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, and hand