'You have to settle for many compromises in India to take advantage of the cheap prices', a leading economist has said
Stigma around menstruation in rural Nepal can result in poor-health and lack of education for women, but 7 girls from Sindhuli have fought back - with photography
The deaths have raised questions about safety standards of treks up the world's tallest mountain
An earthquake in 2015 and an avalanche the year before had halted attempts to reach the peak of the mountain
While the Hindu celebration is associated most with crowds of people throwing colourful powders on each other, it is actually split into two very different events
The accident came after another plane crash killed 23 people in Nepal
Airport officials said they lost contact with the aircraft eight minutes after take-off
'All of a sudden I heard a roar and a growl, and the tiger was heading toward us at full speed'
Thirty people have been killed and 35 injured after an overcrowded bus veered of a mountain road in Nepal.
Ms Bhandari has lead the campaign for women's equality and for an end of the 240-year Hindu monarchy
Latest 'quake in northern Afghanistan is the fifth to hit the area in 15 years
Six months on from the earthquakes that devastated Nepal, its people's famed resilience is being tested once again, with 60,000 in camps unsuitable for the coming winter and others living amid rubble while political infighting delays reconstruction
Indian police registered an allegation of rape, sodomy and illegal confinement against the unnamed official
The disturbing conclusions we report today are drawn from rigorous analysis of official data. Steve Connor explains the background
Government pledges support to Practical Action campaign for sanitation in world’s poorest cities