Former James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89
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Former James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89

British actor Roger Moore, who won international fame playing secret agent James Bond, died on Tuesday aged 89, his family said on the actor’s official Twitter account. His 12 years as James Bond,... Read More »

Mountain guide missing in Dhaulagiri
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Mountain guide missing in Dhaulagiri

BABIYACHAUR:  A guide, identified as a 30-year-old Angnima Sherpa  of Chaurikharka-3 of Solukhumbu, has gone missing since Sunday evening while returning after scaling Dhaulagiri Peak. Sherpa had gone missing from Dhaulagiri base. According... Read More »

Chhuldim Sherpa scales Mt Everest 19 times
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Chhuldim Sherpa scales Mt Everest 19 times

KATHMANDU:  More than 30 climbers along with their support staff scaled the world’s highest peak on Tuesday. “At the top of the world it was clear but very windy. We had to work... Read More »

Mt Everest’s famous Hillary Step destroyed
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Mt Everest’s famous Hillary Step destroyed

LONDON:  A famous feature of Mount Everest called ‘The Hillary Step’ has collapsed, potentially making the climb to the world’s highest peak even more dangerous and time consuming, mountaineers have confirmed. The near-vertical... Read More »

Indian woman tops Mt Everest twice in week
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Indian woman tops Mt Everest twice in week

KATHMANDU:  An Indian climber on Sunday reached the summit of Mount Everest for the second time in less than a week, her expedition team said, setting a women’s record for a double ascent... Read More »

American climber dies on Everest, Indian missing
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American climber dies on Everest, Indian missing

KATHMANDU:  An American climber on Mount Everest died on Sunday, officials said, the third death on the world’s highest mountain in the past month and raising safety concerns for climbers. Roland Yearwood, 50,... Read More »


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Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation receives Rs 2 m from Jhapa

Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation receives Rs 2 m from JhapaSURUNGA, Jhapa:  As many as two million rupees have been contributed to Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation in view of constructing houses for the quake victims. Birat Jaycees Birtamod has initiated... Read More »

PM to resign by May 24

PM to resign by May 24KATHMANDU:  Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s Political Adviser Chakrapani Khanal told THT on Thursday that the PM planned to resign any day between May 22 and 24 after... Read More »

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Former James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89

Former James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89

British actor Roger Moore, who won international fame playing secret agent James Bond, died on Tuesday aged... Read More »

Mountain guide missing in Dhaulagiri

Mountain guide missing in Dhaulagiri

BABIYACHAUR:  A guide, identified as a 30-year-old Angnima Sherpa  of Chaurikharka-3 of Solukhumbu, has gone missing since... Read More »

House meeting deferred till Wednesday morning

House meeting deferred till Wednesday morning

KATHMANDU:  After being rescheduled for twice, the meeting of the Legislature-Parliament has deferred till Wednesday morning at... Read More »

Chhuldim Sherpa scales Mt Everest 19 times

Chhuldim Sherpa scales Mt Everest 19 times

KATHMANDU:  More than 30 climbers along with their support staff scaled the world’s highest peak on Tuesday.... Read More »

Govt decides to award Budhigandaki Project to Chinese company

Govt decides to award Budhigandaki Project to Chinese company

KATHMANDU:  The government has decided to award Budhi Gandaki hydro project to a Chinese company. Tuesday’s cabinet... Read More »

At least 19 killed in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena

At least 19 killed in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena

MANCHESTER:  At least 19 people were killed in a blast at a concert in the English city... Read More »

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At least 19 killed in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena

MANCHESTER:  At least 19 people were killed in a blast at a concert in the English city of Manchester on Monday where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing and two U.S. officials said a suicide bomber was suspected in the explosion. British police said the incident, in which at least 50 people were injured,...

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At least 19 killed in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena

Govt decides to award Budhigandaki Project to Chinese company

KATHMANDU:  The government has decided to award Budhi Gandaki hydro project to a Chinese company. Tuesday’s cabinet meeting decided to award the 1200 MW reservoir project to China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC), China’s government-owned company.  Minister for Law and Justice Ajay Shankar Nayak informed that the cabinet decided to begin the process of awarding the...

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Govt decides to award Budhigandaki Project to Chinese company

Nepali girls shine on rain marred opening day

LALITPUR:  Nepal made a bright start in the girls’ category matches against Maldives before rain affected the opening day of the South Asia Regional Qualifying for the ITF Asian U-12 Team Championship here at the Satdobato Tennis Complex  0n Monday. In girls’ Group A, Sharvani Shrestha defeated Layan Mohamed Shamin 6-3, 6-0 and Isha Shree Shah...

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Nepali girls shine on rain marred opening day

Former James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89

British actor Roger Moore, who won international fame playing secret agent James Bond, died on Tuesday aged 89, his family said on the actor’s official Twitter account. His 12 years as James Bond, the British agent with a voracious appetite for danger and sex, made Moore a millionaire and a heartthrob the world over. “It...

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Former James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89

From royalty to commoner, Japan’s Princess Mako to marry legal assistant

TOKYO:  Princess Mako, the granddaughter of Japan’s emperor, will marry an ocean-loving legal assistant who can ski, play the violin and cook. Japanese nuptials tend to be highly ritualised, especially for a royal family member, and the buildup to the wedding is likely to take time. A public announcement would come first, then a wedding...

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From royalty to commoner, Japan’s Princess Mako to marry legal assistant

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Chhuldim Sherpa scales Mt Everest 19 times

Chhuldim Sherpa scales Mt Everest 19 times

KATHMANDU:  More than 30 climbers along with their support staff scaled the world’s highest peak on Tuesday. “At the top of the world it was clear but very windy. We... Read More »

Indian woman tops Mt Everest twice in week

Indian woman tops Mt Everest twice in week

KATHMANDU:  An Indian climber on Sunday reached the summit of Mount Everest for the second time in less than a week, her... Read More »

American climber dies on Everest, Indian missing

American climber dies on Everest, Indian missing

KATHMANDU:  An American climber on Mount Everest died on Sunday, officials said, the third death on the world’s highest mountain in the... Read More »

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Two hurt in Paragliding accident in Pokhara

Two hurt in Paragliding accident in Pokhara

POKHARA:  Two persons including a Bangladeshi tourist were hurt in a paragliding accident at Sarangkot in Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan city, on Wednesday.... Read More »

Frequent tiger spotting in BNP draws more backpackers

Frequent tiger spotting in BNP draws more backpackers

BARDIYA:  The number of tourists visiting the Bardiya National Park has shot up dramatically with a sudden growth in the frequency of... Read More »

Several hotel chains to enter Nepal

Several hotel chains to enter Nepal

KATHMANDU:  Several luxury and budget hotel chains are poised to make a foray into the Nepali market, reflecting increased investor confidence in the hospitality sector. Multinational hospitality company Dusit International... Read More »

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Prez approves Army mobilisation for second phase of local polls

KATHMANDU:  President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday has approved a decision of the National Security Council to mobilise the Nepali Army for the second phase of local polls slated for June 14. According to a press statement issued by the President’s Office today, the head of the state made the decision as per the Article...

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Prez approves Army mobilisation for second phase of local polls

Melamchi set to miss third deadline

KATHMANDU:  The Melamchi Water Supply Project said that it was unlikely to meet the target of supplying water to Kathmandu Valley by October 2017, the third deadline for project completion. According to the project, the remaining 4 km tunnel excavation should be completed by July 2017 to begin water supply from October. However, at the...

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Melamchi set to miss third deadline

‘It is up to India’s neighbours to decide or make a choice’

Professor Hu Shisheng, Director at the Institute of South and Southeast Asian and Oceanian Studies at China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, keeps a close eye on Nepal issues. Sanjeev Giri of The Kathmandu Post spoke with Hu about the signing of framework agreement on China’s Belt and Road (BOR) initiative, days ahead of a...

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‘It is up to India’s neighbours to decide or make a choice’

Nepal wants to limit age for Everest after 85-year-old dies

KATHMANDU:  Family and supporters honored Sunday the 85-year-old climber who died attempting to regain his title as the oldest person to scale Mount Everest, while Nepali officials stressed the need to limit the age for such a daunting physical challenge. The death of Min Bahadur Sherchan has revived concerns about allowing elderly people to attempt...

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Nepal wants to limit age for Everest after 85-year-old dies

Environmentalists oppose plan to link Indian rivers

MUMBAI:  Environmentalists on Thursday lambasted ambitious plans to bring much needed water to remote central India by linking two rivers, in the latest clash over dwindling water resources. The Ken-Betwa project was approved by the Forest Advisory Committee on Wednesday but without any of the changes sought by environmentalists, such as reducing the height of...

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Environmentalists oppose plan to link Indian rivers
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