Chitrakar families in the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu were renowned traditional painters and sculptors who depicted gods and goddesses on temples, masks of Hindu deities and posters for various religious celebrations.
The government agreed to lift a ban on the group, release all their party members and supporters in jail and drop all legal cases against them, while the group agreed to give up all violence and resolve any issues through peaceful dialogue, the government said in a statement after peace talks.
In Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, green public transport isn’t new — women have been driving hundreds of electric three-wheeled, 12-seater buses for the past 25 years. But in some cases those vehicles are now rusting in garages because their owners cannot
With a population of 30 million people, Nepal is located in the Himalayas between China and India, two of the world's biggest polluters.
Their ascent in mid-January of the world's second-highest mountain — the notoriously challenging K2 mountain of Pakistan — shone a much-deserved spotlight on their own climbing prowess.
Thousands of Nepalis opposed to Oli took to the streets in the capital, Kathmandu, for a public rally on Wednesday to celebrate the decision and press fresh demands for the prime minister to resign.
Landslides are common in mountainous Nepal during the monsoon season that usually ends in September.
Seven people from the same family, including three children and three women, were killed in their sleep late on Tuesday when their house was swept away in the remote Naraharinath village, 430km (268 miles) northwest of the capital Kathmandu.
The government, expedition workers and businesses are hoping foreign climbers who bring some $300 million annually to Nepal will return during the autumn climbing season that begins in September.
There were several landslides along the Prithvi Highway that either blocked the road or damaged portions of it, police official Rabindra Regmi said. Heavy equipment was being used to try to clear the debris to open up the highway.