Considering the 700,000-plus live birth rate in the country, it is calculated that the prevalence of obstetric fistula is 0.3 to 0.6 every 1,000 deliveries For many women in rural Nepal, motherhood comes at a cost.
At a time when the government is facing pressure to fix the election date right away, senior Nepali Congress leader Sher Bahadur Deuba Friday said the date should be announced 90 days before the elections.
In a sprawling 132-bed hospital in Nepal's capital, patients receive treatment for everything from blood disorders to heart disease - vital services in a country that the United Nations ranks 157th in the world for human development.
Lenovo, one of the world's fastest growing PC players has officially announced its foray in Nepal offering its latest innovative computer technologies with an aim to redefine the computing space in a PC+ era and bring best in class features to offer its customers a 360 degree experience.
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The plane was trying to land at Jomsom located some 200km northwest of Kathmandu today when it crashed on the banks of Kaligandaki river, Nepal police said.
Hira Pulami peels bark from the trunk of a pine tree burned in a forest fire that broke out in mid-April in Seti Devi village, 16 km southwest of Kathmandu.
A man carries water through a busy alley in Kathmandu. Experts say water management is vital in South Asia due to erratic rain patterns.
A plane crashed while trying to land at a mountain airstrip in northern Nepal early Thursday, and all 21 people on board, including eight Japanese tourists, survived with injuries, police said.
Nepalese rescuers and other people stand near the wreckage of a Nepal Airlines plane that crashed on the banks of Kaligandaki river at Jomsom, some 200 kilometers northwest of Katmandu, Nepal, Thursday, May 16, 2013.
Nepal police say a small plane with foreign tourists has crashed while attempting to land at a mountain airstrip in northern Nepal.
New Orleans police say the suspect in a Mother's Day parade shooting that left 19 people wounded has been taken into custody.
The House Agriculture Committee is set to consider small cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program in an effort to appease conservatives who say the food aid has become too expensive.
Teaching learning activities have been obstructed at Siddhanath Multiple Campus at Mahendranagar of Kanchanpur due to clashes between two student organizations.
The Swayambhu Nath Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal, is all set with the shine of sacred coloured liquid paints to mark the 2557th birth anniversary of the Lord Buddha on May 25.