The Gurkha Regiment is a household name in the military world. But should Nepal continue to send its elite soldiers to fight for nations that mistreat it?
Ang Rita, also known as the "Snow Leopard," climbed Mount Everest 10 times without the use of supplemental oxygen.
Six people have been killed and over two dozens missing in a landslide caused by heavy rains in Sindhupalchowk district.
Animal preservation NGO, WWF, marked World Tiger Day on July 29, saying efforts to double the number of wild tigers in the world had helped the species recover in five countries.
Floods triggered by monsoon rains have wreaked havoc in the Indian state of Assam where at least 2.75 million have been displaced. In neighbouring Nepal floods and landslides had forced hundreds out of their residences.
The Nepalese prime minister accused New Delhi of appropriating its heritage and distorting history in the latest rift between the South Asian neighbours.
Coronavirus has infected more than 13.8 million people, of whom over 8 million have recovered and some 589,000 have died. Here are the updates for July 16:
The mudslides killed at least 10 people as the search continues for dozens of others feared buried. Landslides are common in the Himalayan nation during the monsoon season that began in June and lasts up to September.
India, which controls the region – a slice of land including the Limpiyadhura, Lipulkeh and Kalapani areas to the west of Nepal – has rejected the map, saying it was not based on historical facts or evidence.
Nepal is stuck between the two giants and can act as a deterrent, provided its own territory does not fall victim to the larger dispute.
The border spat could accelerate existing trends of geopolitical and economic divergence between Beijing and New Delhi, with far-reaching consequences for the region too.
India's shifting alliances means border disputes in its neighbourhood now come with higher stakes.
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