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Jul 09, 2014

Reports: Young Brazil fan in Nepal commits suicide after World Cup loss

Did Brazil's stunning 7-1 defeat at the hands of Germany in the World Cup semifinals lead a young fan to take her own life...

Jul 09, 2014

Reports: Brazil fan in Nepal commits suicide after World Cup loss

Did Brazil's stunning 7-1 defeat at the hands of Germany in the World Cup semifinals lead a young fan to take her own life...

Jul 09, 2014

Nepal’s Impoverished Kidney Village, Where Organs Come Cheap

In the mud-brick village of Hokshe, desperate Nepalese have been persuaded, or tricked, into selling a precious kidney for a pittanc...

Jun 26, 2014

'Manakamana' an absorbing, voyeuristic portrait of humanity

'Manakamana,' an observational look at pilgrims taking a cable car to a shrine in Nepal, is more an art piece than a conventional film, and the reactions it evokes in viewers will be complex and multifaceted. 'Manakamana,' an observational look at pi...

Jun 26, 2014

'Manakamana' an absorbing, voyeuristic portrait of humanity

'Manakamana,' an observational look at pilgrims taking a cable car to a shrine in Nepal, is more an art piece than a conventional film, and the reactions it evokes in viewers will be complex and multifaceted. 'Manakamana,' an observational look at pi...

Jul 09, 2014

India and the US: a new wave of collaborative cinema

Gillian Anderson is fighting child slavery and Jon Hamm is throwing curveballs. A new wave of Indian movies made with US film-makers aims to mix agitprop with entertainment Emma Thompson isn't happy. "12 Years a Slave wins all these awards," she says... #London #India #Pakistan #Nepal #Emma Thompson #Gillian Anderson #Jon Hamm #Kolkata #Bollywood

Jun 28, 2014

Glastonbury 2014: from long drop loos to normcore - what's new this year?

Bargain shellfish, a circus troupe from Nepal, walking jackets, and eco-friendly toilet blocks are all making their Glasto debut See all our Glastonbury 2014 coverage here See our Saturday liveblog here Continue reading..... #London #India #Pakistan #Nepal #Emma Thompson #Gillian Anderson #Jon Hamm #Kolkata #Bollywood

Jul 05, 2014

Dark snow: from the Arctic to the Himalayas, the phenomenon that is accelerating glacier melting

Industrial dust and soil, blown thousands of miles, settle on ice sheets and add to rising sea level threat When American geologist Ulyana Horodyskyj set up a mini weather station at 5,800m on Mount Himlung, on the Nepal-Tibet border, she looked east... #Nepal #Tibet #Himalayas #The Arctic

Jun 15, 2014

LIZ JONES: There's just one thing stars really care about - and it's not charity

LIZ JONES was asked by a Fair Trade fashion brand to travel with them to Nepal to see the great work they are doing with the local peopl... #Nepal #Tibet #Himalayas #The Arctic

Jun 28, 2014

Glastonbury 2014: from long drop loos to normcore - what's new this year?

Bargain shellfish, a circus troupe from Nepal, walking jackets, and eco-friendly toilet blocks are all making their Glasto debut See all our Glastonbury 2014 coverage here See our Saturday liveblog here While the hundreds of thousands of campers may ... #Nepal #Tibet #Himalayas #The Arctic