• Donors pledge $3b to quake-hit Nepal

    International donors led by India and China pledges $3 billion to rebuild quake-devastated Nepal as the country's premier vowed "zero tolerance" of corruption and said all aid would go to victims.

  • Bangladesh at high risk of heart diseases: Report

    People in seven South Asian countries including Bangladesh have a higher risk of heart disease at an early age than any other ethnic group.

  • A New Nepal

    Since 2008, after abolishing monarchy, Nepal has gone through a rapid and unprecedented transformation in its political history. For the first time, the Himalayan nation of about 28 million has turned into a secular democratic Republic.

  • China says Nepal quake moved Everest southwest

    A devastating earthquake that hit Nepal in April moves Mount Everest three centimetres (just over an inch) to the southwest, but does not change its height, according to Chinese research.

  • Historic Nepal sites set to reopen

    Nepal is set to reopen all the heritage sites in the Kathmandu valley to the public, in a bid to attract tourists after April's devastating earthquake.

  • Cross-border vehicle plying deal inked

    Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal ink deal to allow seamless movement of people, cargo and personal vehicles across their borders.

  • Historic Nepal sites set to reopen after quake

    Nepal is set to reopen all the heritage sites in the Kathmandu valley to the public, in a bid to attract tourists after April's devastating earthquake.

  • 5.2 aftershock rocks Sabah

    A strong aftershock measuring 5.2 hit Ranau in Sabah of Malaysia.

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    Landslides kill 15 after heavy rain in Nepal

    At least 15 people are killed and more than a dozen reported missing after heavy rains triggered landslides in northeastern Nepal.

  • Cabinet okays draft of motor vehicle deal

    The cabinet approves the draft of motor vehicle agreement among Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal.

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