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Diwali Around the World, in Photos and Tweets

Multimedia

The 2011 Festival of Lights, Diwali, captured in photos and tweets from around the world.

Himalayan Meltdown: New Climate Change Film to Screen at Asia Society

Sustainability

Co-produced by the UN Development Programme, Arrowhead Films and Discovery Channel Asia, Himalayan Meltdown examines how the shrinking Himalayan glaciers and rising sea levels are affecting people in China, India, Bangladesh, Nepal.

Photo of the Day: A Living Goddess

Lifestyle

A priest carries Nepalese living goddess Kumari, Mateena Shakya to Taleju temple to celebrate the Changu Narayan festival in Kathmandu on January 19, 2011.

Photo of the Day: In Nepal, UN Mission Wraps It Up

Policy

United Nations peace mission to Nepal ends after 4 years.

'Undesired' Women in India

Multimedia

A powerful new documentary tells of forced abortions, neglect, murder ...  and a few courageous Indian women working to confront a widespread problem.

Photo of the Day: On Top of the World

Multimedia

An ultra light aircraft flies against the backdrop of the the Himalayan mountain range, including Mount Machhapuchre that has a height of 6993 metres, in the popular destination of Pokhara, some of 200 kms west of Kathmandu on October 14, 2010.

Bhutan Allows Increase in Tourism

A Bhutanese monk stands in front of a large Thangkha painting at the Dratshang Kuenra Tashichho Dzong on November 6, 2008 in Thimphu, Bhutan. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Policy Yesterday, Bhutan announced that it is looking to triple its annual number of visitors from 30,000 since it first opened its doors in the 1970s to 100,000 by 2012.

Photo of the Day: Nepalese Teen World's Smallest Teenager

Nepal's Khagendra Thapa Magar, the world's smallest teenager at 22 inches tall.
Lifestyle

Nepal's Khagendra Thapa Magar, the world's smallest teenager at 22 inches tall, visits Ripley's Believe It or Not on September 7, 2010 in New York City.

Photo of the Day: Acrobatics for Diplomacy

Multimedia

A Chinese acrobatic troupe is performing in the Nepali capital to mark the 55th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Nepal and China.

Nepal's Tiger Population on the Rise

Lifestyle A joint study revealed that the number of tigers in Nepal has jumped from 121 to 155 in a single year.