'All of a sudden I heard a roar and a growl, and the tiger was heading toward us at full speed'
Koirala spent his life in politics fighting for democracy in Nepal and led protests in 2006 that ended a centuries-old monarchy and turned Nepal into a republic
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Kathmandu has said it needs to train 50,000 people to aid the reconstruction effort
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
Nepal’s tourism secretary said the move is intended to improve safety and maintain the 'glory' of the summit
- Officials want to stop disabled, elderly and very young climbers attempting to scale Everest
- Safety was brought into sharp focus last April when an avalanche killed 16 Nepalese guides
- Tourism minister wants to implement new rules before spring, the mountain's busiest period
Archaeologists digging beneath sacred Maya Devi Temple find first physical evidence to enable them to accurately date the nativity of Prince Siddhartha Gautama
A parliamentary probe into Gurkha rights is being launched with Prime Minister David Cameron's “blessing” following a two week hunger strike by veterans.
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
2022 tournament comes in for criticism in investigation
22-year-iold from Brighton began trekking alone in the region on 5 August but has not been heard of since