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Selena Gomez reveals Instagram addiction, low self-esteem

Pop star Selena Gomez said she canceled her world tour last year and went to therapy because she was depressed, anxious and “my self-esteem was shot.” Gomez, 24, who has more than 113... Read More »

DOHA:  Hahad International Airport (HIA) was ranked ‘Sixth Best Airport in the World’ by the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards, moving up four places from last year. At the ceremony that took place... Read More »

Applauding Nepali hospitality Prince Harry urges people to visit Nepal

KATHMANDU:  Prince Harry of Wales has expressed his hope that more people will visit to Nepal to experience a truly captivating country. Addressing at the Nepal Bicentennial Reception in London on Monday night... Read More »

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The Cosmologist and Physicist, Stephen Hawking said he will leave the Earth to travel to space onboard Richard Branson’s spaceship, The Independent reported. Professor Hawking told Good Morning Britain that he’d never dreamed he’d be... Read More »

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Nepal to strap Everest climbers with GPS device

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Fake quake victims return grant amount

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NSC nod to deploy army for elections

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KATHMANDU:  The National Security Council Wednesday endorsed a proposal seeking deployment of the Nepali Army for the upcoming... Read More »

TIA close to awarding $28m contract to upgrade runway

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KATHMANDU:  Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is at the final stage of awarding a $28-million contract for the... Read More »

House endorses Bill on Political Parties with 3% threshold provision

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KATHMANDU:  The Legislature-Parliament on Wednesday evening endorsed the Bill on Political Parties, which has provisioned a threshold... Read More »

Lack of classrooms affecting children’s education

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5 dead, around 40 injured in UK parliament ‘terrorist’ attack

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5 dead, around 40 injured in UK parliament ‘terrorist’ attack

LONDON:  Five people were killed and about 40 injured in London on Wednesday after a car plowed into pedestrians and a suspected Islamist-inspired attacker stabbed a policeman close to Britain’s parliament. The dead, in what police called a “marauding terrorist attack,” included the assailant and the policeman he stabbed. The other three victims were among...

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5 dead, around 40 injured in UK parliament ‘terrorist’ attack

TIA close to awarding $28m contract to upgrade runway

KATHMANDU:  Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is at the final stage of awarding a $28-million contract for the rehabilitation of its battered runway. Four Chinese firms have been prequalified following the completion of their technical evaluation—China National Aero Technology International Engineering Corporation, China Harbor Engineering, Beijing Changdao Municipal Engineering Group and a Nepali-Chinese JV of China...

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TIA close to awarding $28m contract to upgrade runway

Nepal defeats Kenya by 7 wickets

KATHMANDU:  Nepal has defeated Kenya by seven wickets at the ICC World Cricket League held at  TU Cricket Ground on Monday. Chasing the target of 156 runs set by Kenya, Nepal reached the target in 30.2 overs at the cost of  three wickets. Captain  Gyanendrda Malla topscored  with 64 runs studded with 8 fours and...

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Selena Gomez reveals Instagram addiction, low self-esteem

Pop star Selena Gomez said she canceled her world tour last year and went to therapy because she was depressed, anxious and “my self-esteem was shot.” Gomez, 24, who has more than 113 million Instagram followers, also said in an interview published on Thursday that she was freaked out by her social media obsession and...

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$60 million ‘Pink Star’ diamond to be auctioned

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Bajhang Locals forced to drink dirty river water

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Supreme Court annuls Govt decision to appoint Chand as IGP

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Applauding Nepali hospitality Prince Harry urges people to visit Nepal

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KATHMANDU:  Prince Harry of Wales has expressed his hope that more people will visit to Nepal to experience a truly captivating country.... Read More »

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

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Juphal airport resumes services

Juphal airport resumes services

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‘Rhododendron Festival’ at Ghumte on New Year 2074

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Lack of classrooms affecting children’s education

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New filter at Ratna Park air quality centre

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

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Nepal bulldozes earthquake survivors’ relief camp in capital

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Stephen Hawking to travel into space onboard Richard Branson’s spaceship

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