Apr 25, 2016

Nepal begins reconstruction of quake-damaged heritage sites

Nepal’s prime minister has announced the start of reconstruction of heritage sites in the capital that were damaged by an earthquake that devastated the country one year ago. Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli offered prayers Monday at the 17th century Anantapur temple, which was ...

Apr 22, 2016

Virtually no governmentt rebuilding 1 year after Nepal quake

The violence of the magnitude-7.8 earthquake left countless towns and villages across central Nepal in a shambles. Almost one year later, a shambles they remain. The country has made almost no progress in rebuilding hundreds of thousands of homes, schools and government buildings, as ...

Mar 21, 2016

China to consider Nepal rail link, free trade deal

China agreed on Monday to consider building a railway into Nepal and to start a feasibility study for a free trade agreement with the impoverished, landlocked country, which has been trying to lessen its dependence on its big neighbor to the south, India. The ...

Feb 24, 2016

Wreckage of missing plane found in Nepal; all 23 aboard dead

Rescuers found the wreckage of a small plane carrying 23 people that crashed in bad weather Wednesday into a mountain in Nepal, police said. All those aboard, including two foreigners, were confirmed dead. Police official Harihari Yogi said the wreckage of the plane, which ...