Khumbu listed among Lonely Planet’s 10 best regions
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Khumbu listed among Lonely Planet’s 10 best regions

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Lonely Planet has placed Nepal’s Khumbu region among the 10 best regions to explore in 2015. Khumbu is also known as the Everest region. The Australian-based world’s largest travel guide publisher has... Read More »

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The capital is going green for the upcoming 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit that Nepal is hosting on November 26-27. The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) and authorities... Read More »

Chhath festival being observed
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Chhath festival being observed

KATHMANDU, Nepal  – Chhath festival is being observed across the country on Wednesday. The festival begins on the sixth day of the lunar calendar in the month of Kartik (Nepali calendar). After taking... Read More »

Govt prepares for impacts of Nilofar
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Govt prepares for impacts of Nilofar

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Concerned over the possible impacts of cyclone Nilofar that is approaching towards northern Gujarat in India, the government has decided to put precautionary measures in place to avoid any unwanted... Read More »

Nepal promoted to Division 2
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Nepal promoted to Division 2

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepal secured promotion to ICC Division 2 as the group winner of ICC World Cricket League Division 3 on Wednesday. Nepal overcame home team Malaysia by 35 runs in the rain-hit... Read More »

US citizen injured while paragliding
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US citizen injured while paragliding

KATHMANDU, Nepal – An American citizen has been injured after falling down in course of paragliding from the Sarangkot hills. Laura Ogoton fractured her right leg after suddenly falling down while landing at... Read More »

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Pokhara int’l airport project gets cabinet nod

Pokhara int’l airport project gets cabinet nodKATHMANDU, Neapl – The cabinet meeting on Monday approved the agreement between the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) and China CAMC Engineering Co Ltd (CAMCE) for the... Read More »

20 yrs old vehicle trashed

20 yrs old vehicle trashedKATHMANDU, Nepal–The government decided to move out all public vehicles over 20 years old from the streets of Bagmati Zone in the next two years. The Department of... Read More »

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Nepal crowned Divison-3 champions

Nepal crowned Divison-3 champions

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepal defeated Uganda by 62 runs to clinch the title of ICC World Cricket League... Read More »

Khumbu listed among Lonely Planet’s 10 best regions

Khumbu listed among Lonely Planet’s 10 best regions

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Lonely Planet has placed Nepal’s Khumbu region among the 10 best regions to explore in 2015.... Read More »

‘Green Kathmandu’ campaign for 18 SAARC summit preparation

‘Green Kathmandu’ campaign for 18 SAARC summit preparation

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The capital is going green for the upcoming 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation... Read More »

Chhath festival being observed

Chhath festival being observed

KATHMANDU, Nepal  – Chhath festival is being observed across the country on Wednesday. The festival begins on... Read More »

Govt prepares for impacts of Nilofar

Govt prepares for impacts of Nilofar

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Concerned over the possible impacts of cyclone Nilofar that is approaching towards northern Gujarat... Read More »

Nepal promoted to Division 2

Nepal promoted to Division 2

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepal secured promotion to ICC Division 2 as the group winner of ICC World Cricket... Read More »

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Brazil’s President Rousseff re-elected

KATHMANDU, Nepal – In one of the tightest races for the presidency in Brazil in the last 30 years incumbent President Dilma Rousseff won a second term in office by a margin of just over 3% of the total votes. As many as 143 million Brazilians, aged between 18 and 70, in the world’s seventh-largest...

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Brazil’s President Rousseff re-elected

Gokarna meet inconclusive, to resume on Oct 26

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The meeting among three major political parties that started on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 has concluded indecisively at Gokarna Resort on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Senior leaders of the three major parties participated in the meeting held under the initiatives of Dr Baburam Bhattarai, chairman of Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC)....

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Gokarna meet inconclusive, to resume on Oct 26

Nepal crowned Divison-3 champions

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepal defeated Uganda by 62 runs to clinch the title of ICC World Cricket League Division III in the final match played at the Kinrara Academy Oval in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday. Nepal chose to bat first after winning the toss and posted a modest target of 224 runs against Uganda today....

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Nepal crowned Divison-3 champions

Jhola to represent Nepal in Oscar

  KATHMANDU, Nepal–Nepali feature film Jhola has been nominated to vie for in the Oscar Award under the Best Foreign Language Film Category, thanks to the story that portrays the practice of Sati tradition in Nepal in which Hindu women were forced to burn themselves on the funeral pyre of their spouses. “Jhola will represent Nepal...

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Jhola to represent Nepal in Oscar

World’s largest trident to be installed in Dang

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The largest trident of the world is going to be installed at Dharapani of Dharna-1 in Dang district. The trident, made of five minerals, is to be installed on October 29 with an objective of developing the Pandabeshwor Mahadev Temple, Dharapani, into a tourism site and to make known the place as a...

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World’s largest trident to be installed in Dang

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Khumbu listed among Lonely Planet’s 10 best regions

Khumbu listed among Lonely Planet’s 10 best regions

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Lonely Planet has placed Nepal’s Khumbu region among the 10 best regions to explore in 2015. Khumbu is also known as the Everest region. The Australian-based world’s largest travel... Read More »

Chhath festival being observed

Chhath festival being observed

KATHMANDU, Nepal  – Chhath festival is being observed across the country on Wednesday. The festival begins on the sixth day of the... Read More »

Italian official meets with Mr. Newang

Italian official meets with Mr. Newang

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Italian Under- State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Benedetto Della Vedova, who is currently on an officail visit to Nepal,... Read More »

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Pokhara tourism industry bears brunt of Annapurna blizzard

Pokhara tourism industry bears brunt of Annapurna blizzard

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara fear the blizzard and avalanches in the Annapurna Region in the second week of October,... Read More »

Tsho Rolpa: Fusion of nature & culture

Tsho Rolpa: Fusion of nature & culture

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Tsho Rolpa is one of the biggest glacial lakes in Nepal. Located at an altitude of 4,580 meters in... Read More »

US citizen injured while paragliding

US citizen injured while paragliding

KATHMANDU, Nepal – An American citizen has been injured after falling down in course of paragliding from the Sarangkot hills. Laura Ogoton fractured her right leg after suddenly falling down... Read More »

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‘Green Kathmandu’ campaign for 18 SAARC summit preparation

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The capital is going green for the upcoming 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit that Nepal is hosting on November 26-27. The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) and authorities concerned have planned to turn the capital ´green´ for the SAARC Summit and have intensified planting of new saplings and flowers. A...

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‘Green Kathmandu’ campaign for 18 SAARC summit preparation

Govt prepares for impacts of Nilofar

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Concerned over the possible impacts of cyclone Nilofar that is approaching towards northern Gujarat in India, the government has decided to put precautionary measures in place to avoid any unwanted events in Nepal. A meeting of the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers held on Tuesday to discuss on...

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Govt prepares for impacts of Nilofar

Pokhara tourism industry bears brunt of Annapurna blizzard

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara fear the blizzard and avalanches in the Annapurna Region in the second week of October, which claimed lives of many trekkers and Nepali support staff, could affect their business. They say foreign tourists could defer or cancel their plan to trek in the Annapurna Region following the disaster....

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Pokhara tourism industry bears brunt of Annapurna blizzard

Nepal blizzards: Trekkers ‘herded to deaths’, claims survivor

Kathmandu, Nepal –  A British survivor of a Himalayan storm which killed at least 29 people has claimed trekkers were “herded to their deaths” by ill-equipped guides. Paul Sherridan, 49, a police sergeant from Doncaster, was among 230 trekkers who escaped Wednesday’s blizzards and avalanches in Nepal’s Annapurna range. He said a bad weather forecast...

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Nepal blizzards: Trekkers ‘herded to deaths’, claims survivor

Changri Nup: Studying Himalayan Glaciers

Kathmandu – Continuous measurements of meteorological data and surface energy fluxes at Chagri Nup Glacier (Nepal Himalayas) have been carried out since February 2010, further to the installation of a supraglacial Automatic Weather Station at 5,700 m asl on the debris free surface of the glacier. Collected data allow to assess three-years of glacier energy...

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