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
The region’s rich diversity is largely down to a landscape of steep mountains and valleys
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
Archaeologists digging beneath sacred Maya Devi Temple find first physical evidence to enable them to accurately date the nativity of Prince Siddhartha Gautama
There is uncertainty over when the tournament will be held due to the high temperatures in the summer
President’s response dismissed as ‘totally inadequate’ after he says Fifa cannot ‘change things’
Uncertainty over the 2022 tournament set to continue as task force is set up
Owed two years’ wages, Zahir Belounis cannot leave World Cup hosts until he drops case
Sixty years after Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the top of the world, anniversary celebrations took place in the shadow of a mountain they might now struggle to recognise.
Octogenarian reaches summit but 81-year-old Nepalese man is hot on his heels
Yuichiro Miura, 80, who has had heart surgery four times is already in the oxygen-deficient 'death zone'
A British climber who delivered a live video interview from the top of Mount Everest has found himself in trouble with the Nepalese authorities who have branded the broadcast illegal.