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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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;...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. FT Photo Diary

    August 22, 2013

    Heavenly milk

    Niranjan Shrestha/AP A Nepalese Hindu boy dressed in festival attire is offered milk during “Gai Jatra,” or Cow Festival, in...

  30. FT Photo Diary

    August 22, 2013

    Feathered eyes on parade in Nepal

    Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters A transgender from Nepal gets ready for an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) pride...

  31. FT Photo Diary

    August 14, 2013

    Schoolgirl watches Pancha Dan festivities

    Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters A girl looks at a passing devotee as she returns home from school during the Pancha Dan festival in...

  32. July 26, 2013

    The cult of home ownership is dangerous and damaging

    You would think that the residential property bubble and subsequent crisis of the past decade would make people leery of...

  33. FT Photo Diary

    June 26, 2013

    Farmers returning from a rice field in Nepal

    Narendra Shrestha/EPA A group of Nepalese farmers return home carrying their belongings after planting rice in a field at...

  34. beyondbrics

    June 24, 2013

    Nepal: open for business

    The fund managers may be fleeing emerging markets, but the pioneers are still forging ahead. Regus, the world’s largest...

  35. FT Photo Diary

    June 12, 2013

    Taking a nap in Kathmandu

    Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters A porter takes a nap in the shade of a tree near a temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on Wednesday. ...

  36. FT Photo Diary

    June 10, 2013

    Lunch at the ashram

    Niranjan Shrestha/AP Young boys wait for their turn to be served lunch at Budhanilkantha Vedh Vidhya ashram, at...

  37. FT Photo Diary

    June 3, 2013

    Climbing a tree in Kathmandu

    Niranjan Shrestha/AP Nepalese children climb a tree while they play near the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on...

  38. FT Photo Diary

    May 23, 2013

    Eye opener in Nepal

    Narendra Shrestha/EPA Elderly Nepalese men wear eye patches after having cataract surgery at a free eye camp at Gokarna, on...

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