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Nepal sees surge in wildlife poaching due to Covid-19 lockdown

Nepal sees surge in wildlife poaching due to Covid-19 lockdown

Poachers in Nepal are taking advantage of slack monitoring and sparse public movement during the Covid-19 lockdown, with the country seeing a surge in killing of wildlife under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic.

QRCS, UNDP open sustainable development projects in Nepal

QRCS, UNDP open sustainable development projects in Nepal

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has completed a multi-sector development project in Gorkha Bazaar, Nepal, under an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme ...

Nepal's Sherpa climbers to make rare winter ascent of Everest

Nepal's Sherpa climbers to make rare winter ascent of Everest

Four veteran Sherpa climbers left on Monday for Mount Everest on a mission to climb the world’s highest mountain in five days from the Nepali side, aiming to set a record ...

Nepal evacuates 175 citizens, mostly students, from Wuhan

Nepal evacuates 175 citizens, mostly students, from Wuhan

Nepal on Sunday evacuated 175 of its nationals from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, an official said, after protests by parents of students studying in the city.

Nepal confirms first case of new coronavirus

Nepal confirms first case of new coronavirus

A Nepali student home from China tested positive for the new coronavirus, an official in Kathmandu said on Friday, making it the first confirmed case in the Himalayan nation.

Four South Korean trekkers among seven missing in Nepal avalanche

Four South Korean trekkers among seven missing in Nepal avalanche

Seven trekkers, including four South Koreans, went missing in Nepal's northwest Himalayan region after an avalanche hit their trail, local police and hiking officials said on Saturday.

Nepal embassy launches Visit Nepal 2020

Nepal embassy launches Visit Nepal 2020

The Nepalese embassy organised a ceremony at the Embassy Hall on January 7 to officially inaugurate the Visit Nepal 2020 campaign in Qatar.

Nepal deports 122 Chinese nationals after cyber raid

Nepal deports 122 Chinese nationals after cyber raid

Nepal on Wednesday deported 122 Chinese nationals who were arrested on suspicion of operating a large-scale cyber fraud operation in Kathmandu, officials said.

QRCS supports food security for needy families in Nepal

QRCS supports food security for needy families in Nepal

The representation mission of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) in Nepal has completed a project to support food security and livelihood for rural families in southern parts of the country

Nepal detains 122 Chinese for suspected cyber crime, bank fraud

Nepal detains 122 Chinese for suspected cyber crime, bank fraud

Police in Nepal have detained 122 Chinese nationals in its biggest crackdown on crime by foreigners entering the country on tourist visa, officials said on Tuesday.

Three dead in Nepal bomb blast

Three dead in Nepal bomb blast

Three people, including a police official, were killed when a bomb exploded in southern Nepal early Saturday.

Nepal's mass animal slaughter begins despite outcry

Nepal's mass animal slaughter begins despite outcry

Hindu worshippers began killing thousands of buffalo Tuesday in reputedly the world's biggest animal sacrifice, held every five years in a remote corner of Nepal, despite efforts to end the bloodshed.