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Nepal worried about future supply of COVID-19 vaccines

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal has had a successful start of its COVID-19 vaccination campaign, but authorities are worried about future supplies as the country competes with dozens of other nations fo...

Thousands celebrate reinstatement of Nepal's Parliament

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of anti-government protesters threw confetti and chanted slogans in Nepal’s capital on Wednesday to celebrate Parliament's reinstatement by the Supreme Court. ...

Nepal's Supreme Court orders reinstatement of Parliament

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the reinstatement of Parliament after it was dissolved by the prime minister, in a ruling likely to thrust the Himalayan nation into a ...

Health workers become 1st to get COVID-19 vaccine in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of health workers lined up across Nepal to get the coronavirus vaccine Wednesday as the Himalayan nation began a three-month vaccination campaign. ...

Nepal team that scaled K2 receive hero's welcome back home

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A team of 10 Nepalese climbers who became the first to scale the world’s second-highest peak during the harsh winter season received a hero’s welcome on return home to Nepal on...

India gives 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — India sent 1 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine to Nepal on Thursday, a gift that is likely to help repair strained ties between the two neighbors. Nepal ...

Thousands in Nepal demand return of centuries-old monarchy

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Riot police in Nepal clashed for hours Monday with thousands of protesters demanding a return of the monarchy that was abolished more than a decade ago and the reinstatement of...

Nepal president dissolves Parliament; elections next spring

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s president dissolved Parliament on Sunday after the prime minister recommended the move amid an escalating feud within his Communist Party that is likely to push the Him...

India's festive mood raises fears of surge of coronavirus

NEW DELHI (AP) — The crowds filling shopping areas ahead of the Diwali festival of lights on Saturday are raising hopes of India's distressed business community after months of lockdown losses but als...

Facing pandemic economic woes, Nepal reopens to adventurers

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Adventurers looking to scale Nepal's Himalayan peaks and trek its mountain trails can finally do so for the first time in seven months, as the country reopens to foreigners eve...

As virus curbs Nepal's festivals, devotees fear gods' anger

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The revered living goddess is not leaving her temple this year. The old palace courtyard packed with hundreds of thousands of people each year during the Indr...

Young protesters force Nepal to better manage virus crisis

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — On a sunny June day in Nepal, hundreds of young people in face masks stood a meter apart behind the barbed-wire barricades and rows of riot police guarding the prime minister's...

Volunteers feed COVID-19 patients, doctors in Nepal hospital

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — From his pharmacy outside Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Bikram Bhadel saw what happened when coronavirus lockdowns closed the facility’s cafeteria and nearby cafes. ...

Nepal protesters defy virus lockdown, clash with riot police

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of protesters defying a government coronavirus lockdown to take part in an religious festival clashed with riot police in Nepal on Thursday, leaving several people in...

Indian, Nepalese prime ministers talk amid border dispute

NEW DELHI (AP) — The prime ministers of India and Nepal spoke over the phone on Saturday to try to ease bilateral tensions that have existed since a border dispute erupted between the two countries in...