Smriti Neupane crowned Little Miss World Nepal 2015
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Smriti Neupane crowned Little Miss World Nepal 2015

KATHMANDU:  Thirteen-year-old Smriti Neupane from Mount Gaurishankar Higher Secondary School was crowned Little Miss World Nepal 2015 amidst a ceremony held at Rashtriya Nachghar in Jamal last Saturday, August 29. She left behind... Read More »

From ‘Everest’ to Depp, highlights of the Venice Film festival
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From ‘Everest’ to Depp, highlights of the Venice Film festival

VENICE, Italy (AP):  It’s a sure sign that summer’s over and the awards season is around the corner — the feast of fall film festivals. The 72nd Venice Film Festival opens Wednesday, followed... Read More »

Rs 200,000 each to triumphant members of SAFF U-19
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Rs 200,000 each to triumphant members of SAFF U-19

KATHMANDU:  The executive committee meeting of ANFA held on Tuesday decided to reward each members of the U-19 national team with Rs 200,000 each. Nepal had won the trophy of the tournament defeating... Read More »

Downstream communities fear glacial lake outburst
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Downstream communities fear glacial lake outburst

KATHMANDU:  The April earthquake and its aftershocks have destabilised the already deteriorating terminal or lateral moraines of Imja, Tsho Rolpa and Thulagi lakes, according to a scientific study, which also suggested the authorities... Read More »

‘Pluto may harbor alien life’
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‘Pluto may harbor alien life’

LONDON:  Pluto may contain a subsurface ocean warm enough to host life, according to English physicist Brian Cox who also said that humans could be the only complex life in our galaxy. Cox... Read More »

Sexual minorities parade on Gaijatra Day to demand rights
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Sexual minorities parade on Gaijatra Day to demand rights

KATHMANDU:   Coinciding with the Gaijatra festival, sexual minorities in Kathmandu staged a rally demanding inclusion of their issues in the constitution. The lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites have been holding such parades every... Read More »

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Ang Kaji Sherpa held for cyber crime

Ang Kaji Sherpa held for cyber crimeKATHMANDU:  Former General Secretary of Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) Ang Kaji Sherpa has been arrested on Wednesday. Police nabbed Sherpa on the charge of posting status... Read More »

Korean language exam centers announced (with schedule)

Korean language exam centers announced (with schedule)KATHMANDU:  The Employment Permit System (EPS) Korea section under the Department of Foreign Employment, Nepal has announced the locations for the exam centers. According to the EPS Korea... Read More »

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4 months after quakes, Nepal fails to spend any of $4.1 billion donor money

4 months after quakes, Nepal fails to spend any of $4.1 billion donor money

KATHMANDU:  Two months after foreign countries and international agencies pledged $4.1 billion to help Nepal recover from... Read More »

Ang Kaji Sherpa held for cyber crime

Ang Kaji Sherpa held for cyber crime

KATHMANDU:  Former General Secretary of Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) Ang Kaji Sherpa has been arrested... Read More »

Protests against federal model claims 23 lives so far

Protests against federal model claims 23 lives so far

KATHMANDU:  The protests that began in the country after the major parties agreed to federate the country... Read More »

Smriti Neupane crowned Little Miss World Nepal 2015

Smriti Neupane crowned Little Miss World Nepal 2015

KATHMANDU:  Thirteen-year-old Smriti Neupane from Mount Gaurishankar Higher Secondary School was crowned Little Miss World Nepal 2015... Read More »

Korean language exam centers announced (with schedule)

Korean language exam centers announced (with schedule)

KATHMANDU:  The Employment Permit System (EPS) Korea section under the Department of Foreign Employment, Nepal has announced... Read More »

‘Super deluxe’ buses to ply Pokhara-Kathmandu route

‘Super deluxe’ buses to ply Pokhara-Kathmandu route

KATHMANDU:  A transport entrepreneur in Pokhara has launched “super deluxe” buses in order provide better services to... Read More »

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IS destroys Ancient Temple in Syria’s Palmyra

BEIRUT (AP):   Islamic State militants in Syria severely damaged the Bel Temple, considered one of the greatest sites of the ancient world, in a massive explosion Sunday, activists said. The 2,000-year-old temple was part of the remains of the ancient caravan city of Palmyra in central Syria, seized by IS in May. The news...

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Lawmakers get 7 days to file amendments to constitution bill

KATHMANDU:   As it prepares to promulgate the new statute, the Constituent Assembly (CA) on Sunday gave lawmakers seven days to register their amendment proposals on the constitution bill. This will be the last opportunity for the CA members to try to get their demands incorporated in the new statute. Sunday’s CA meeting has set...

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Lawmakers get 7 days to file amendments to constitution bill

Rs 200,000 each to triumphant members of SAFF U-19

KATHMANDU:  The executive committee meeting of ANFA held on Tuesday decided to reward each members of the U-19 national team with Rs 200,000 each. Nepal had won the trophy of the tournament defeating India 5-4 in tiebreaker in the final on Saturday. ANFA has also decided to request sponsors and corporate houses to provide additional...

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Rs 200,000 each to triumphant members of SAFF U-19

Smriti Neupane crowned Little Miss World Nepal 2015

KATHMANDU:  Thirteen-year-old Smriti Neupane from Mount Gaurishankar Higher Secondary School was crowned Little Miss World Nepal 2015 amidst a ceremony held at Rashtriya Nachghar in Jamal last Saturday, August 29. She left behind 37 other finalists to claim the title award. She also pocketed cash prize of Rs 30,000, gift hampers and trophy along with...

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Smriti Neupane crowned Little Miss World Nepal 2015

Sexual minorities parade on Gaijatra Day to demand rights

KATHMANDU:   Coinciding with the Gaijatra festival, sexual minorities in Kathmandu staged a rally demanding inclusion of their issues in the constitution. The lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites have been holding such parades every year on Gaijatra, a festival also regarded as an occasion to make fun of various evils being practised in society. The sexual...

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Sexual minorities parade on Gaijatra Day to demand rights

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4 months after quakes, Nepal fails to spend any of $4.1 billion donor money

4 months after quakes, Nepal fails to spend any of $4.1 billion donor money

KATHMANDU:  Two months after foreign countries and international agencies pledged $4.1 billion to help Nepal recover from its worst natural disaster, the government has yet to make arrangements to receive... Read More »

Protests against federal model claims 23 lives so far

Protests against federal model claims 23 lives so far

KATHMANDU:  The protests that began in the country after the major parties agreed to federate the country into six-provinces, and later into... Read More »

Birgunj declared ‘riot-hit’ after violent clashes

Birgunj declared ‘riot-hit’ after violent clashes

BIRGUNJ:  After violent clashes between the protesters and security personnel on Tuesday afternoon, local administration declared Birgunj, the district headquarters of Parsa,... Read More »

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Trekking in Nepal After Earthquake

Trekking in Nepal After Earthquake

An earthquake with magnitude 7.8 Richter scale jiggles Nepal nearly about one minute with epicenter at Barpak, close south of Mount Manaslu.... Read More »

Manaslu is back

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After almost three months thanks to the hard work of local people and Rescue Committee it is good news for us to... Read More »

‘Super deluxe’ buses to ply Pokhara-Kathmandu route

‘Super deluxe’ buses to ply Pokhara-Kathmandu route

KATHMANDU:  A transport entrepreneur in Pokhara has launched “super deluxe” buses in order provide better services to passengers. According to Keshav Prasad Adhikari of Jagadamba Travels, two such vehicles were... Read More »

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World pilots’ body blacklists TIA

KATHMANDU:  The International Federation of Airline Pilots’ Associations has declared Tribhuvan International Airport a deficient airport, putting a question mark over the capability of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal to manage airport operation. Influential worldwide federation of airline pilot associations, in its published list of airport-wise deficiencies for the Asia/West region, has marked TIA...

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World pilots’ body blacklists TIA

Downstream communities fear glacial lake outburst

KATHMANDU:  The April earthquake and its aftershocks have destabilised the already deteriorating terminal or lateral moraines of Imja, Tsho Rolpa and Thulagi lakes, according to a scientific study, which also suggested the authorities to reclassify them under the ‘dangerous’ category. After concluding a month-long field study, Alton C Byers, lead scientist from the University of...

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NAC resumes Bangalore flight

KATHMANDU:  After an interval of almost a decade, the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has resumed its flights to Bangalore. It is resuming its flights to Mumbai from Friday. “With the expansion of fleet, we are resuming our flights to the two Indian cities. We have resumed flights to Bangalore and Mumbai,” Ram Hari Sharma, spokesperson...

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4 months after quakes, Nepal fails to spend any of $4.1 billion donor money

KATHMANDU:  Two months after foreign countries and international agencies pledged $4.1 billion to help Nepal recover from its worst natural disaster, the government has yet to make arrangements to receive the money and has spent nothing on reconstruction. The United Nations estimates almost three million survivors of twin earthquakes in April and May – around...

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‘Pluto may harbor alien life’

LONDON:  Pluto may contain a subsurface ocean warm enough to host life, according to English physicist Brian Cox who also said that humans could be the only complex life in our galaxy. Cox believes the tell-tale ooze of glaciers on Pluto’s surface hints at the possibility of a subterranean sea warm enough to host organic...

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