Nepal News

Nepal Installs New Radar to Boost Air Safety, Weather Monitoring

Nepal is improving air transport safety by installing a new radar system and weather monitoring equipment to help prevent accidents during bad weather in the mountainous nation, an official said Wednesday. Tourism Secretary Sushil Ghimire said the new radar system …

Bus Rolls Off Highway in Nepal, Killing 15 People

A bus carrying a wedding party has rolled off a mountain highway in Nepal, killing 15 people and injuring another 22. Government administrator Navraj Baral says the bus veered off the Sidhartha highway near Chiripani village Sunday night and rolled …

Tourist Flight Crashes in Nepal, Killing 19 Aboard

A plane carrying tourists to view Mount Everest crashed while attempting to land in Nepal on Sunday, killing all 19 people on board, including 13 foreigners, officials said. Ten Indians, two Americans and one Japanese were among the victims, Tourism …

Rising Nepal River Threatens to Flood Wide Areas

Officials say rising water levels in a river known for flooding in eastern Nepal could cause it to burst its banks and inundate large areas of villages. Disaster prevention engineer Mohan Bhattarai says rain is continuing to fall and water …