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    1. October 16, 2014

      Death toll rises in Nepal snowstorms

      Nepali troops are searching rugged snow-covered Himalayan terrain in an effort to find survivors of a blizzard that has...

    2. September 22, 2014

      Nepal launches hydropower growth plan with $1.4bn deal

      Nepal is to start exploiting the untapped hydropower resources of its Himalayan rivers by signing the biggest foreign...

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    1. August 19, 2014

      Climate change to slash south Asian GDP, development bank warns

      South Asian economies will be badly squeezed by climate change within a few decades if no action is taken to reduce the...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      August 12, 2014

      Neku Jatra-Mataya masked festival in Lalitpur

      Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters A masked devotee walks out from a house to take part in a parade commemorating the Neku...

    3. July 11, 2014

      Great Walks: Manaslu, Nepal

      The trek around Manaslu From 1977 to 1992 I used to go on a Himalayan climbing expedition almost every year. I loved the...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      June 23, 2014

      Planting rice in Nepal

      Navesh Chitrakar /Reuters A farmer carries bundles of rice saplings as she walks in the paddy field in Khokana, Lalitpur, on...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      June 3, 2014

      Nepalese cave dwellers

      aylor Weidman/Getty Images Pema Dolma, 78, opens a butter package to make a prayer candle in her cliffside home in Chosher,...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      May 29, 2014

      Nepalese masked dancers

      Prakash Mathema/AFP Dancers in Nepal perform during celebrations for the seventh anniversary of Republic Day in Kathmandu on...

    7. FT Photo Diary

      May 14, 2014

      Under the eyes of Buddha

      Niranjan Shrestha/AP A Nepalese man sweeps the stairs of the Boudhanath Stupa during Buddha Jayanti, or Buddha Purnima,...

    8. April 25, 2014

      A chasm divides the Sherpas from Everest’s wealthy dreamers

      It is climbing season and once more Everest is in the news: 16 Sherpas have been killed by an avalanche in the notoriously...

    9. April 18, 2014

      At least 12 Nepali guides killed in Everest avalanche

      KATHMANDU, April 18 – An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest on Friday killing 12 Nepali mountaineering guides at...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      April 15, 2014

      Sindoor Jatra festival

      Niranjan Shrestha/AP A man covered in vermillion powder dances during the Sindoor Jatra festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal on...

    11. beyondbrics

      April 11, 2014

      India elections: daily wrap

      A slew of new economic data out of Friday signalled just how badly India’s economy is doing. Industrial production in the...

    12. beyondbrics

      April 11, 2014

      India elections: foreign policy? What foreign policy?

      India’s neighbours tend to think that its leaders spend much time plotting to influence events in their own countries. South...

    13. April 4, 2014

      Shortcuts: Walking holidays in Nepal, Australia’s Hayman Island, Shangri-La news app

      Australia In 1947, when the Australian aviation entrepreneur Reg Ansett bought Hayman Island, subsequently the setting of...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      April 4, 2014

      Air traffic control in Nepal

      Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters A villager signals an arriving helicopter at Basa Village Development Committee in Solukhumbu...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      March 24, 2014

      Seeking alms at the Pashupatinath temple

      Niranjan Shresth/AP A Hindu holy man waves to attract tourists as he stands seeking alms at the Pashupatinath Hindu temple...

    16. March 17, 2014

      TeliaSonera faces US probes on Uzbekistan corruption allegations

      TeliaSonera is under investigation by the US Department of Justice over corruption allegations in Uzbekistan in a...

    17. March 14, 2014

      Barometer: Capel Pennant, Wales

      Llangollen is one of north Wales’s main tourist honeypots. On a busy weekend, its streets are choked with visitors shuffling...

    18. FT Photo Diary

      March 10, 2014

      Tibetan uprising day

      Niranjan Shrestha/AP Nepalese policemen detain exiled Tibetans as they shout slogans during a protest outside the Chinese...

    19. February 21, 2014

      The Dhaka Art Summit

      A young man stands motionless with his back to the wall. On his shoulder rests a pole, which tilts diagonally down to the...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      February 14, 2014

      Hindu rolls

      Prakash Mathema/AFP Hindu devotees in Nepal offer prayers by rolling on the ground after performing a bathing ritual on the...

    21. FT Photo Diary

      January 30, 2014

      A holy bath in the Bagmati River

      Niranjan Shresth/AP Nepalese Hindus take a dip in the Bagmati River, which they consider holy, during the Madhav Narayan...

    22. FT Photo Diary

      January 16, 2014

      Kathmandu prayers

      Prakash Mathema/AFP Hindu devotees gather to bathe in the Shali River on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal. Hundreds of...

    23. FT Photo Diary

      January 14, 2014

      Low viewpoint in Kathmandu

      Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters Boys peer out from between spectators’ legs at a parade on Tuesday in Kathmandu, Nepal, marking the...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      January 2, 2014

      Keeping an eve on the renovation

      Niranjan Shrestha/AP A Nepalese man climbs the Boudhanath stupa, a world heritage site, as he works to renovate it in...

    25. FT Photo Diary

      January 2, 2014

      Nisha the brickmaker

      Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters Nisha Maji, 5, who lives and works with her family at a brick factory in Kathmandu, Nepal, helps...

    26. beyondbrics

      December 30, 2013

      Further reading: sport, not politics, is what matters in Sochi

      Monday’s treats from the beyondbrics team: Putin is winning in the Sochi power struggle; the west’s failing policy on Syria;...

    27. FT Photo Diary

      December 16, 2013

      Work break in Kathmandu

      Narendra Shrestha/EPA A worker rests at a construction site in Kathmandu, Nepal on Monday. According to reports, more than...

    28. December 5, 2013

      Donna Uchizono, New York Live Arts – review

      Donna Uchizono is a master of disorientation. The New York postmodern choreographer has laid the tango on its side like a...

    29. December 4, 2013

      Maoists defeated in Nepal election

      Nepali voters have resoundingly rejected the Maoist parties that once dominated the country’s politics, according to...

    30. December 1, 2013

      Oodles from noodles in Nepal

      The noodle magnate Binod Chaudhary, known half-jokingly in Kathmandu as “Nepal’s one-man multinational”, has long been the...

    31. FT Photo Diary

      November 20, 2013

      Morning exercise in Nepal

      Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters Nepalese people exercise in the early morning a day after the Constituent Assembly election in...

    32. November 7, 2013

      Himalayan chaos as Nepal election looms

      Nepal election looms In the villages around Pokhara in central Nepal, the old men drinking tea at the roadside barely glance...

    33. September 27, 2013

      Short cuts: walking holidays in Nepal, London’s new Ace Hotel and luxurious Galápagos cruises

      Philippines Philippine Airlines has announced it will restart services from Manila to London Heathrow from November 4...

    34. MBA blog

      September 27, 2013

      The international business experience

      Were you searching for the Cranfield MBA Cohort between 7th and the 24th of June? There would have been no point trying the...

    35. FT Alphaville

      September 26, 2013

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Of Madoff’s screw and “colloquial inference.” - ICAP’s (alleged) criminality is basically just an...

    36. FT Photo Diary

      September 23, 2013

      Selling fruit in Nepal

      Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters A child sleeps on the back of her mother as she sells fruit in the ancient city of Bhaktapur, near...

    37. FT Photo Diary

      August 23, 2013

      Neku Jatra-Mataya festival in Nepal

      Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters Masked devotees rest along the street while participating in a parade commemorating the Neku...

    38. FT Photo Diary

      August 22, 2013

      Colour on parade in Nepal

      Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters A boy dressed as Lord Krishna, a Hindu deity, participates in a parade to mark the Gaijatra...

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