Work on new Pokhara airport to start by Feb
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Work on new Pokhara airport to start by Feb

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The government has planned to start the construction of the proposed international airport in Pokhara by mid-February keeping up the momentum of the recent ground breaking ceremony for the upgradation... Read More »

Upper Tamakoshi Project nears completion
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Upper Tamakoshi Project nears completion

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Around 72 per cent of the construction work for the Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project with the capacity of 456 MW, has been completed so far. According to a progress report released... Read More »

  UNITED STATES, Jan 22: A teenage boy allegedly posed as a doctor in a hospital’s gynecology department for over a month before staff realized he was not a physician. The 17-year-old wore... Read More »

Malindo Air to fly to Nepal from Feb 6
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Malindo Air to fly to Nepal from Feb 6

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Malaysia-based Malin-do Air is beginning scheduled-flights on Kuala Lumpur-Kathmandu sector from February 6. The airline has appointed Yeti Incentive Travels, a member of Yeti Group, as its general sales agent (GSA)... Read More »

Miss Teen College has been Crowned
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Miss Teen College has been Crowned

KATHMANDU, Nepal – A beauty pageant for those aged 15 to 19 years of age, Miss Teen College is a way for teenagers to get an opportunity to showcase their talents, skills, knowledge and... Read More »

Lo-Manthang witnesses more tourists
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Lo-Manthang witnesses more tourists

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Lo-Manthang, a tourist spot in Mustang district, has witnessed an increase of 24 per cent in the influx of tourists this year. Some 4,147 tourists have visited this place compared to... Read More »

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Man kills self as CA misses deadline

Man kills self as CA misses deadlineSURUNGA (JHAPA), Nepal – An elderly here has committed suicide after apparently being disappointed over the failure of the Constituent Assembly to promulgate the new constitution as scheduled on January... Read More »

Wildlife poaching rampant in Annapurna area

Wildlife poaching rampant in Annapurna areaKATHMANDU, Nepal – Poaching of wildlife in the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) is increasing, of late. Locals have complained that controlling measures against wildlife poaching have failed. ACAP... Read More »

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Long-term dev plan on Muktinath being finalised

Long-term dev plan on Muktinath being finalised

MUSTANG: The long-term plan on holistic development of a famous religious site, Muktinath area, is being finalised... Read More »

PM Modi may break protocol to receive President Obama

PM Modi may break protocol to receive President Obama

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may break the protocol to receive American President Barack Obama, who... Read More »

Work on new Pokhara airport to start by Feb

Work on new Pokhara airport to start by Feb

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The government has planned to start the construction of the proposed international airport in... Read More »

India lifts ban on carrying 1,000, 500 bank notes to and from Nepal

India lifts ban on carrying 1,000, 500 bank notes to and from Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has lifted a ban on carrying Indian bank notes of... Read More »

Upper Tamakoshi Project nears completion

Upper Tamakoshi Project nears completion

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Around 72 per cent of the construction work for the Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project with... Read More »

Man kills self as CA misses deadline

Man kills self as CA misses deadline

SURUNGA (JHAPA), Nepal – An elderly here has committed suicide after apparently being disappointed over the failure of the... Read More »

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PM Modi may break protocol to receive President Obama

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may break the protocol to receive American President Barack Obama, who is arriving here on a three-day state visit on January 25. All arrangements for this high-profile visit are complete with national capital turning into a virtual fortress. As per the schedule, the US President will land in the...

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PM Modi may break protocol to receive President Obama

CA members clash during session

KATHMANDU , Nepal (Ekantipur) – Tension ran high in the Constituent Assembly in the wee hours of Tuesday after the UCPN (Maoist)-led bloc rampaged the Assembly following the move of CA Chairman Subas Nembang to allow a proposal for the formation of the Questionnaire Committee to work out the disputed issues of the new constitution...

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CA members clash during session

Regmi makes record for most wickets

KATHAMNDU, Nepal – Nepal bowler Basant Regmi achieved a rare feat in cricket on Sunday as he became the first bowler to reach the 100-wicket milestone in the ICC World Cricket League organized by the International Cricket Council. The 28-year-old left-arm orthodox spinner, who hails from Bhairahawa, achieved the feat during Nepal´s two-wicket win over the...

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Regmi makes record for most wickets

Miss Teen College has been Crowned

KATHMANDU, Nepal – A beauty pageant for those aged 15 to 19 years of age, Miss Teen College is a way for teenagers to get an opportunity to showcase their talents, skills, knowledge and confidence. It is one way that these teenagers will get an entire platform to explore and discover what it will be like...

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Miss Teen College has been Crowned

India’s tiger population sees 30% increase

India says it now has almost a third more tigers than it did four years ago. Presenting the findings of the latest tiger census, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the tiger population had risen from 1,706 in 2011 to 2,226 in 2014. He said a number of government initiatives to streamline tiger conservationwere behind the...

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India’s tiger population sees 30% increase

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Work on new Pokhara airport to start by Feb

Work on new Pokhara airport to start by Feb

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The government has planned to start the construction of the proposed international airport in Pokhara by mid-February keeping up the momentum of the recent ground breaking ceremony... Read More »

Upper Tamakoshi Project nears completion

Upper Tamakoshi Project nears completion

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Around 72 per cent of the construction work for the Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project with the capacity of 456 MW,... Read More »

Archaeological items left out in the open

Archaeological items left out in the open

KAPILVASTU, Nepal – Various archaeologically significant earthen utensils found in farmlands at the excavation site in Tilaurakot-18-where Lord Buddha is believed to have... Read More »

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Four countries issue travel alerts

Four countries issue travel alerts

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States of America have advised their citizens to exercise high degree of... Read More »

Lo-Manthang witnesses more tourists

Lo-Manthang witnesses more tourists

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Lo-Manthang, a tourist spot in Mustang district, has witnessed an increase of 24 per cent in the influx of tourists... Read More »

Malindo Air to fly to Nepal from Feb 6

Malindo Air to fly to Nepal from Feb 6

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Malaysia-based Malin-do Air is beginning scheduled-flights on Kuala Lumpur-Kathmandu sector from February 6. The airline has appointed Yeti Incentive Travels, a member of Yeti Group, as its general... Read More »

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Govt set to remove 20-yr-old vehicles

KATHMANDU, Nepal – After a long debate about removing old vehicles, the government has finally decided to discontinue the use of public vehicles that are more than 20 years old. Officials say the government is in the final stage of formulating a law to remove these vehicles from the Kathmandu valley. According to Tulasi Prasad...

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Govt set to remove 20-yr-old vehicles

Long-term dev plan on Muktinath being finalised

MUSTANG: The long-term plan on holistic development of a famous religious site, Muktinath area, is being finalised very soon. The development plan is devised with the joint efforts of the Department of Archaeology and Muktinath Area Development Committee. Committee Chairman and Chief District Officer at Mustang, Baburam Bhandari, said the long term plan was being...

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Long-term dev plan on Muktinath being finalised

India lifts ban on carrying 1,000, 500 bank notes to and from Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has lifted a ban on carrying Indian bank notes of Rs 1,000 and 500 denominations to and from Nepal. Issuing a circular on Thursday, RBI — the central regulatory bank of India — eased the restriction on export and import of bank notes of 1,000 and 500 denominations...

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India lifts ban on carrying 1,000, 500 bank notes to and from Nepal

Maoists apologise for Constituent Assembly brawl in Nepal

Kathmandu: Maoist supremo Prachanda on Wednesday apologised for his party’s role in the Constituent Assembly brawl in Nepal that injured 14 people and admitted that it was a “mistake” but remained adamant on contentious issues of Constitution drafting. “The confrontation in the constituent assembly meeting on Tuesday morning was a mistake,” said UCPN-Maoist chief Pushpa...

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Maoists apologise for Constituent Assembly brawl in Nepal

Scientists find microscopic living balloons in space

ISLAMABAD, Jan 21: Scientists have discovered a strange and microscopic living balloon in the outer levels of the Earth´s atmosphere, which they say hints at the existence of alien life. Researchers at the University of Sheffield and University of Buckingham Center for Astrobiology said the spectral-like structure, dubbed ghost particle, might have carried microscopic alien...

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