WorldViews: Nepal


Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 04/02/2014

Move aside, president of Uruguay: We have a new ‘poorest world leader’

Sushil Koirala claims to only own three cellphones.

By Adam Taylor  |  06:29 PM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jos Mujica, Nepal, Sushil Koirala, Uruguay

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 03/25/2014

In this Nepali village, almost every family has a son or a daughter in the Middle East

A growing number of Nepali young men and women are leaving their homes in hopes of finding better jobs.

By Anup Kaphle  |  09:36 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nepal

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 01/06/2014

A Nepali woman went to Kuwait with dreams but came home in a coffin

The story of Pramila Dangol’s mysterious death is sadly not an uncommon one.

By Anup Kaphle  |  02:06 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kuwait, Nepal

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Nepal’s protest candidate channels rising popular disaffection

The U.S.-educated Ujwal Thapa says he wants to stir up Nepali politics.

By Anup Kaphle  |  12:11 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nepal

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Mount Everest is overcrowded, polluted and nearing a crossroads, 60 years after first climb

Climbers of the world's tallest mountain report passing mounds of litter and waiting in "traffic jams" of inexperienced tourists.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  01:04 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nepal

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Teacher jailed on charges of insulting Islam is freed by Qatar

The Nepali teacher had been jailed last week after a dispute with some young students.

By Anup Kaphle  |  05:26 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nepal, Qatar

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Qatar jails a Nepali teacher on charges of insulting Islam

The chemistry teacher could face up to seven years in prison if convicted.

By Anup Kaphle  |  03:08 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nepal, Qatar

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Photo Essay: A girl born with hair covering half her face finds new life

A nine-year old girl is beginning to recover from a rare and life-threatening medical condition.

By Anup Kaphle  |  07:01 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nepal

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 09/19/2011

Earthquake in India, Nepal, Tibet kills more than 50 (photos)

A 6.9 Richter scale earthquake hit India, Nepal and Tibet on Sunday, killing more than 50 people.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:48 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Earthquake, India, Tibet, Nepal, Himalayas