China to provide Chinese Yuan 9m for Nepal polls
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China to provide Chinese Yuan 9m for Nepal polls

KATHMANDU:  China will provide a support worth Chinese Yuan 9 million to Nepal for the local level elections scheduled for May 14. Chinese President Xi Jinping made the commitment to the Nepali side... Read More »

Ghode Jatra celebrated with zest and zeal (With photos/video)
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Ghode Jatra celebrated with zest and zeal (With photos/video)

KATHMANDU:  The annual festival of Ghode Jatra, also known as the Horse Racing Day which falls in the Nepali month of Chaitra, has been celebrated in the Kathmandu Valley with zest and zeal... Read More »

PM says meeting with Xi Jinping has been fruitful
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PM says meeting with Xi Jinping has been fruitful

Mar 27, 2017- Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is on a six-day visit to China, held a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday. KATHMANDU:  Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa... Read More »

First batch of spring climbers head to Mount Everest today
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First batch of spring climbers head to Mount Everest today

KATHMANDU:  The first batch of climbers is all set to head towards Khumbu region today to begin climbing activities on Mt Everest and over 500 foreign climbers are expected to attempt to scale the... Read More »

KATHMANDU:  The Kaji Kalu Pandey Burial Ground and Memorial Park in Chandragiri of Kathmandu is being popular among Kathmandu hikers of late. Historical anecdotes have it that Pandey was buried on the top... Read More »

Japanese tourist found dead in Pokhara hotel bathroom
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Japanese tourist found dead in Pokhara hotel bathroom

POKHARA:  Police on Sunday said a Japanese man was found dead in the bathroom of a hotel room at Lakeside of Pokhara in Kaski district of western Nepal. Police identified the deceased as... Read More »


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Changed weather pattern to continue for some days

Changed weather pattern to continue for some daysKATHMANDU:  Generally, March is the time for a lot of rains. But, Kathmandu Valley witnessed huge rainfall recording double the general pattern this time. The rainfall in normal... Read More »

9 animals killed along East-West Highway

9 animals killed along East-West HighwayTIKAULI, Chitwan:  At least nine wild animals were killed after being hit by vehicles in the Barandabhar forest area along the East West Highway in one and a... Read More »

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China ready to build Nepal-China rail link: Xi

China ready to build Nepal-China rail link: Xi

BEIJING:  Chinese President Xi Jinping has informed Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal that the Chinese government is... Read More »

Pakistan says starts fencing Afghanistan border in “high-threat zones”

Pakistan says starts fencing Afghanistan border in “high-threat zones”

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan has begun building a fence on its disputed 2,500 km (1,500 mile) border with Afghanistan... Read More »

Indian Oil to supply 1.3 MT refined fuels to Nepal for 5 years

Indian Oil to supply 1.3 MT refined fuels to Nepal for 5 years

NEW DELHI:  Indian Oil Corp has agreed to supply refined products to Nepal for the next five... Read More »

Changed weather pattern to continue for some days

Changed weather pattern to continue for some days

KATHMANDU:  Generally, March is the time for a lot of rains. But, Kathmandu Valley witnessed huge rainfall... Read More »

China to provide Chinese Yuan 9m for Nepal polls

China to provide Chinese Yuan 9m for Nepal polls

KATHMANDU:  China will provide a support worth Chinese Yuan 9 million to Nepal for the local level... Read More »

Leela, who spent 17 yrs in chain, returns home after 2 weeks of medical care

Leela, who spent 17 yrs in chain, returns home after 2 weeks of medical care

SURUNGA, Jhapa:  Leela Chamlagain of Rajgadh of Barhadashi Rural Municipality-3, Jhapa who was rescued and taken to... Read More »

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Pakistan says starts fencing Afghanistan border in “high-threat zones”

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan has begun building a fence on its disputed 2,500 km (1,500 mile) border with Afghanistan to prevent incursions by militants, Pakistan’s army chief said, in a move likely to further strain relations between the two countries. Pakistan has blamed Pakistani Taliban militants it says are based on Afghan soil for a spate of...

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Pakistan says starts fencing Afghanistan border in “high-threat zones”

Indian Oil to supply 1.3 MT refined fuels to Nepal for 5 years

NEW DELHI:  Indian Oil Corp has agreed to supply refined products to Nepal for the next five years to meet all the fuel needs of the landlocked Himalayan nation, officials said on Monday. India has supplied all Nepal’s fuel needs since 1974 and is keen to maintain close trading ties with its neighbour in South...

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Indian Oil to supply 1.3 MT refined fuels to Nepal for 5 years

Tashi Tsering beats Sukra Rai in playoff

KATHMANDU:  Tashi Tsering beat Sukra Rai in playoff and became the first Nepali golfer to win the Nepal Amateur Open Golf Tournament here at the Gokarna Golf Club on Thursday. Tsering made a birdie putt from seven yards to seal the victory on the first extra hole after Rai missed the birdie putt from the...

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Tashi Tsering beats Sukra Rai in playoff

Ghode Jatra celebrated with zest and zeal (With photos/video)

KATHMANDU:  The annual festival of Ghode Jatra, also known as the Horse Racing Day which falls in the Nepali month of Chaitra, has been celebrated in the Kathmandu Valley with zest and zeal on Monday. In a special program organized at Tudikhel, the Nepal Army cavalry team performed different equestrian skills and stunts riding on...

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Ghode Jatra celebrated with zest and zeal (With photos/video)

$60 million ‘Pink Star’ diamond to be auctioned

    LONDON:  A 59.60-carat mixed cut diamond known as “The Pink Star” will be auctioned in Hong Kong next month by Sotheby’s which said it could fetch upwards of $60 million to make it the most expensive diamond of its kind ever sold. The pink diamond is the largest Internally Flawless Fancy Vivid Pink...

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$60 million ‘Pink Star’ diamond to be auctioned

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China to provide Chinese Yuan 9m for Nepal polls

China to provide Chinese Yuan 9m for Nepal polls

KATHMANDU:  China will provide a support worth Chinese Yuan 9 million to Nepal for the local level elections scheduled for May 14. Chinese President Xi Jinping made the commitment to... Read More »

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‘Rhododendron Festival’ at Ghumte on New Year 2074

‘Rhododendron Festival’ at Ghumte on New Year 2074

BAGLUNG:  A ‘Rhododendron Festival’ is being held on the occasion of the Nepali New Year 2074 BS here at Ghumte, a mesmerizing... Read More »

Pokhara in the list of ‘World’s Best Spring Trips’

Pokhara in the list of ‘World’s Best Spring Trips’

KATHMANDU:  Pokhara has made it to the list of the destinations not to be missed in the spring of 2017. The National... Read More »

Japanese tourist found dead in Pokhara hotel bathroom

Japanese tourist found dead in Pokhara hotel bathroom

POKHARA:  Police on Sunday said a Japanese man was found dead in the bathroom of a hotel room at Lakeside of Pokhara in Kaski district of western Nepal. Police identified... Read More »

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China ready to build Nepal-China rail link: Xi

BEIJING:  Chinese President Xi Jinping has informed Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal that the Chinese government is ready to initiate construction work on the cross-border railway link between the two neighbors and boost trade and connectivity. During a meeting with Prime Minister  Dahal and his delegation  at the Great Hall of the People here on...

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Police raid five casinos in capital

KATHMANDU:  Metropolitan Police Range Office (MPRO) and Metropolitan Crime Division have jointly raided five casinos in the capital. “The casinos were raided in the course of searching those featuring in the most wanted list and to check whether Nepalis were involved in them,” SP Pradhumna Karki, spokesperson of the MPRO, told Republica Online. A joint squad...

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Police raid five casinos in capital

A sit-down with Madame President in the context of Int’l Women’s Day

KATHMANDU:  President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said women’s movement in Nepal has a strong foundation. As a result of the relentless struggle of the Nepali women taking place in the country since a century for equal (parallel) rights as men, presently women occupy three key posts of the state and the President likes to call...

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Nepal president to visit India in April

KATHMANDU:  Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari will make a state visit to India from April 17 at the invitation of her Indian counterpart, Pranab Mukherjee. The President’s Office confirmed the visit, her first trip abroad after assuming office in October 2015. Besides Mukherjee, Bhandari will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, external affairs minister...

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World comes together for Earth Hour 2017

The lights were switched off around the world at 8:30 pm (local time) on Saturday evening to mark the Earth Hour 2017, 10th edition of the initiative, to draw attention to climate change. The initiative began in Australia in 2007 as a grass roots gesture by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Australia against man-made carbon...

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