At least 11 people from a nomadic tribe, including a four-year-old boy, have been killed in an avalanche in northern Pakistan. The snow struck as the group crossed a mountainous area in the Shounter Pass with their goat herds.
A paralysed man has been able to walk simply by thinking about it thanks to electronic brain implants, a medical first he says has changed his life. Gert-Jan Oskam, a 40-year-old Dutchman, was paralysed in a cycling accident 12 years ago.
The Ministry of Home Affairs has announced the public holiday in three districts: Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur on the occasion. The Ministry informed about this through a public notice today.
New York City is sinking under the collective weight of all of its buildings, a new study has found.
President Ram Chandra Paudel had congratulated Hari Buda Magar for creating a new record as the first double above-knee amputee to summit Mt Everest (Sagarmatha).
Nirmala Dhital, president of Federation of Women with Disability Nepal (FWDN), said disabled people themselves believe in superstition. She said people with disability depends on shamanism with a belief that witchdoctor may cure their disability.
Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' said that 1.3 million direct jobs could be created if the sustainable forest management system is applied.
Nearly 400 species only just discovered in Asia’s Greater Mekong region could soon become extinct due to loss of habitat caused by human activity, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) warned in a report.
Noted climber Kamirita Sherpa scaled Sagarmatha (Mt Everest) today for the 28th time. He reportedly reached the summit of the world's highest peak at 9: 23 am. With this, he broke his previous record of the highest number of ascents on Mt Everest. This is his second expedition to the world's highest peak in this spring. He scaled the peak 27th time just a week ago on May 17.
Swathes of India from the northwest to the southeast braced for more scorching heat Monday, with New Delhi under a severe weather alert, as extreme temperatures strike parts of the country.
Lumbini World Peace Forum has celebrated World Biodiversity Day by organizing a series of activities aimed at enhancing biodiversity and environmental conservation in Janakpur on Monday.
The first national park convention that concluded in Butwal has formed the National Park Federation.
Our overheating world is likely to break a key temperature limit for the first time over the next few years, scientists predict. Researchers say there's now a 66% chance we will pass the 1.5C global warming threshold between now and 2027. The chances are rising due to emissions from human activities and a likely El Niño weather pattern later this year.