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Climate change to blame for up to 17 deaths on Mount Everest, experts say
Nepal’s head of tourism says variable weather on the mountain has led to one of the deadliest years on record

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

30, May, 2023 @2:56 PM

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Australian climber Jason Kennison dies on Mount Everest while returning from summit
Forty-year-old, who was raising money for Spinal Cord Injuries Australia, spent years recovering from a spinal injury after being told he might never walk again

Natasha May

22, May, 2023 @4:13 AM

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UK secretly deported 100 Nepali guards who protected staff in Kabul
Exclusive: People who risked their lives and were evacuated to Britain were forcibly removed to Nepal days later

Diane Taylor

25, Apr, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Curd instinct: ancient Nepali food reborn as dog chews in US
Exporting churpi, herders’ smoked yak cheese, has transformed lives in remote Himalayan villages

Neelima Vallangi in Kathmandu

24, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Last remaining Gurkha Victoria Cross recipient dies in Nepal aged 83
Rambahadur Limbu was awarded Britain’s highest military honour in 1966 for an act of gallantry

Nadeem Badshah

22, Apr, 2023 @11:01 PM

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Families mourn ‘devastating’ suicide rates among Nepal’s migrant workers
Almost 12% of Nepali migrant workers who die abroad, mainly in the Gulf and Malaysia, take their own lives

Pete Pattisson and Pramod Acharya, in Sarlahi, Nepal

06, Apr, 2023 @10:38 AM

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Nepalese guards airlifted from Kabul to UK now face deportation
Former British embassy guards arrested and detained, with some reportedly told they will be forcibly removed

Diane Taylor

03, Apr, 2023 @11:47 AM

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Nepal imposes ban on mountain trekking without a guide
The Himalayan country’s tourism board is seeking to boost the employment of mountain guides, increase income from visitors and improve safety

Siobhan Warwicker

30, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Challenges of recruiting nurses from Nepal | Letters
Letter: Radha Adhikari highlights the difficulties for healthcare workers in both Nepal and the UK

19, Mar, 2023 @4:19 PM

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‘If we leave, Nepal will suffer’: embattled hospitals fear impact of UK job offers
As Nepali nurses weigh up the benefits of an NHS salary, any staff drain will worsen shortages in the country’s creaking healthcare system

Pete Pattisson and Pramod Acharya in Kathmandu and Malangwa

14, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Veteran who lost both legs in Afghanistan plans Everest summit bid
Hari Budha Magar, a former Gurkha, hopes to be first ever double above-the-knee amputee to scale mountain

Helen Pidd

10, Feb, 2023 @9:07 AM

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British man named as among those killed in Nepal air crash
Ruan Calum Crighton was onboard the Yeti Airlines flight which crashed on Sunday with at least 68 fatalities

Matthew Weaver

16, Jan, 2023 @5:34 PM

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