The government said that to make social media platforms accountable, it has asked the companies to register and open an office in Nepal, pay taxes and abide by the country's laws and regulations.
Authorities said the death toll was expected to rise, noting that communications were cut off with many places.
Against a backdrop of another deadly climbing season on Mount Everest, NPR's Scott Simon contemplates one story of sacrifice and heroism.
An estimated 15 million people are threatened by floods that happen when glaciers melt rapidly. Nepal's Himalayan communities are on the front lines.
Rescuers are scouring the crash site for survivors, and Nepal has declared Monday a day of national mourning.
A plane carrying 72 people crashed near Pokhara International Airport in Nepal, the daily newspaper Kathmandu Post reported Sunday.
Vinod Kumar of India and Anish Adhikari of Nepal are among the many migrant workers who helped build the stadiums. Adhikari says he was misled about working conditions. Kumar died on the job.
Climate change is an everyday reality for students and teachers living in the Himalayan mountains of Nepal. At one school, they are trying to learn more about the forces that could upend their lives.
Hilaree Nelson, 49, was skiing down from the summit of 26,775-foot Mount Manaslu on Monday when she fell off the mountain
Photos of the crash, released by the army, show the plane's parts scattered across a mountainside.
The U.N. issued its first report on the plight of child grooms. And the pandemic has only made things worse. Here's a report from Nepal, where 1 in 10 boys marry young.
There's long been opposition to the practice of forcing a woman on her period to menstrual exile in a hut, which can be unsafe and unsanitary. One charity has a new interim response: upgrade the huts.
Health workers must overcome great challenges to battle one of the world's most severe COVID-19 outbreaks, which stretch from villages without hospitals to the top of the world's highest mountain.
Climbers are reporting an outbreak at Everest Base Camp in Nepal, where hundreds of climbers assemble as they prepare for summiting the world's tallest peak.
After years of surveys and calculations, the countries said Tuesday that the world's highest peak now stands about 29,032 feet above sea level — more than 2 feet taller than the previous consensus.