Edition:
India

Gopal Sharma

Corrected: Nepal plane hits parked helicopter while taking off, killing three

16 Apr 2019

(Corrects aircraft type, makes clear it was not a Twin Otter, paragraph 2) | Video

Nepal bans online game PUBG citing negative impact on children

12 Apr 2019

KATHMANDU Nepal on Thursday banned the popular online game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), saying its violent content had a negative impact on children, an official said.

Severe thunderstorm in Nepal leaves 25 dead, hundreds injured

02 Apr 2019

KATHMANDU Over two dozen people were killed in a severe thunderstorm that swept through parts of southern Nepal late on Sunday and hundreds more were injured, police and officials said. | Video

Nepal to use Chinese gauge for its railway, not the one India uses

05 Mar 2019

KATHMANDU Nepal has chosen a railway-track gauge used by China for its network and not the main one India uses citing lower costs, a minister said on Tuesday, a setback for India as it tries to limit Chinese involvement in the Himalayan country.

Corrected: Thaw of Himalayas set to disrupt Asia's rivers, crops - study

05 Feb 2019

(Removes incorrect reference to 1.5 metre sea-level rise in para 7)

Nepal urged to crack down on 'menstruation huts' after fourth death in a month

04 Feb 2019

KATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nepal faced urgent calls on Monday to stop women being banished from their homes during their periods after a teenager died sleeping in a hut, becoming the fourth victim in weeks.

Pilot had "emotional breakdown" before deadly crash, Nepal probe panel says

29 Jan 2019

KATHMANDU/DHAKA The captain of a Bangladeshi aeroplane "seemed to have an emotional breakdown" before a deadly crash last March, Nepali investigators said in a final report on the Himalayan nation's worst aviation disaster in 26 years.

Pilot had "emotional breakdown" before deadly crash, Nepal probe panel says

28 Jan 2019

KATHMANDU, Jan 28 The captain of a Bangladeshi aeroplane "seemed to have an emotional breakdown" before a deadly crash last March, Nepali investigators said in a final report on the Himalayan nation's worst aviation disaster in 26 years.

Nepali woman and children die in 'menstrual hut'

10 Jan 2019

KATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A woman and her two sons suffocated to death in Nepal after she was forced to sleep in a windowless shed during her period, police said on Thursday, the latest victims of an age-old Hindu practice that was banned more than a decade ago.

Nepali woman and children die in 'menstrual hut'

10 Jan 2019

KATHMANDU, Jan 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A woman and her two sons suffocated to death in Nepal after she was forced to sleep in a windowless shed during her period, police said on Thursday, the latest victims of an age-old Hindu practice that was banned more than a decade ago.

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