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Cherish the past
Local craftsmen are being inspired to preserve Nepal's decaying heritage architecture and create replicas of lost treasure, writes Bibek Bhandari
The Gurkhas of the British Army
A look at the Gurkhas, the men from Nepal who join the British army.
Seven Nepalese women have lofty ambitions to scale seven summits
After climbing Mount Everest, seven women from Nepal vow to climb the world's Seven Summits.
The bus from Pakistan that rivals London's red double-deckers
A minibus that bring a big slice of Pakistani life to London transport.
The wheels of change: skateboarding and Skateistan in Afghanistan
Skateboarding might seem an unusual sport to have taken off in Afghanistan but the international charity Skateistan has found that it helps promote social inclusion and change in a very divided and violent country.
Oz Bayldon scales musical peaks for charity
During a visit to Nepal Oz Bayldon decided to use his talents to raise funds for disadvantaged children. He has since opened an orphanage in the Himalayan country, started running music workshops in south London and recently broke a world record by playing a gig atop a 6,654m mountain.
Urdu poetry by Muslims in Nepal is a fading tradition
In a distant part of Nepal, a small band of Muslim poets meet each month to recite their verses on love, heartache and politics, in the knowledge that their customs lead an increasingly fragile existence.
From mass song to guitar poetry: Russia's protest music scene
Activist musicians, both young and old, are providing an aggressive soundtrack to Russia's anti-government protest movement.
Nepal's child brides suffer as poverty reinforces social custom
One-third of marriages in Nepal involve children under the age of 15, a serious social issue perpetuated by weak law enforcement, extreme poverty and religious customs.
'Super Sherpa' sets record with 21st ascent of Everest, then calls it a day
Apa Sherpa, Nepal's 'ambassador to the world'. puts mountaineering career to rest for the sake of his 'always worried' family, and returns to day job at factory in Salt Lake City, in the US.