Australia beats NZ to win its 5th Cricket World Cup title

MELBOURNE: Michael Clarke signed off with a half century and another World Cup title, leading Australia to a seven-wicket victory over first-time finalist New Zealand before the biggest crowd at the Melbourne Cricket... Read More »

Xi announces Rs 14b in new aid
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Xi announces Rs 14b in new aid

HONG KONG – Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a 900 million RMB (Rs14.5 billion) economic package to Nepal during a meeting with President Ram Baran Yadav at Boao of Hainan province in China on... Read More »

How we turned Mount Everest into a dump
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How we turned Mount Everest into a dump

Why is Everest so dirty? Everest has gone from being the ultimate challenge for the most-skilled mountaineers to a bucket list item for adventure seekers. Every year hundreds of climbers try to scale... Read More »

Katrina Kaif’s wax statue unveiled in London
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Katrina Kaif’s wax statue unveiled in London

LONDON: Katrina Kaif became the latest Indian star to join the Bollywood line-up at Madame Tussauds in London. Kaif unveiled the wax statue and joined the new Bollywood setting as part of the popular... Read More »

President Yadav addresses Boao Forum Asia
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President Yadav addresses Boao Forum Asia

Addressing the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2015 at Boao of Hainan in China this morning, President Yadav stressed on a more stable, secure and prosperous future for Asia by ending poverty, hunger... Read More »

British trekker rescued from Manaslu area
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British trekker rescued from Manaslu area

GORKHABAZAAR, Nepal – A foreign trekker along the Manaslu route has been rescued as he was injured seriously after skidding into the Machha River. The 44-year-old British national was airlifted from Gumda to Kathmandu... Read More »

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Tendi Sherpa nabbed on gold smuggling charge

Tendi Sherpa nabbed on gold smuggling chargeKATHMANDU, Nepal – National Sports Council (NSC) Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Nepal Basketball Association Tendi Lama Sherpa has been nabbed in connection with smuggling gold. Sherpa, who... Read More »

Nepalese students in US hold diaspora conference

Nepalese students in US hold diaspora conferenceKATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepalese students Association (NeSA) at New Mexico State University (NMSU) organized a day-long seventh international conference with a theme “Strategic Partnership between Diaspora and Homeland”. According to... Read More »

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China-given ambulances gather dust

China-given ambulances gather dust

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Four high-end ambulances that were gifted by the Chinese government are gathering dust on the... Read More »

Australia beats NZ to win its 5th Cricket World Cup title

Australia beats NZ to win its 5th Cricket World Cup title

MELBOURNE: Michael Clarke signed off with a half century and another World Cup title, leading Australia to... Read More »

For the love of children

For the love of children

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Novel laureate and child rights crusader Kailash Satyarthi still remembers his first day of school.... Read More »

Tendi Sherpa nabbed on gold smuggling charge

Tendi Sherpa nabbed on gold smuggling charge

KATHMANDU, Nepal – National Sports Council (NSC) Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Nepal Basketball Association Tendi Lama... Read More »

Nepali people’s decision acceptable for China

Nepali people’s decision acceptable for China

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The Chinese government has advised the third largest party in the Constituent Assembly, UCPN (Maoist)... Read More »

Xi announces Rs 14b in new aid

Xi announces Rs 14b in new aid

HONG KONG – Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a 900 million RMB (Rs14.5 billion) economic package to Nepal... Read More »

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Germanwings plane crash: Co-pilot ‘wanted to destroy plane’

PARIS – The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, named as Andreas Lubitz, appeared to want to “destroy the plane”, officials said. Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin, citing information from the “black box” voice recorder, said the co-pilot was alone in the cockpit. He intentionally started a descent while the pilot...

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Germanwings plane crash: Co-pilot ‘wanted to destroy plane’

Nepali people’s decision acceptable for China

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The Chinese government has advised the third largest party in the Constituent Assembly, UCPN (Maoist) to agree on state restructuring in adherence to Nepal’s special scenario, aspirations and necessity of the people. Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao during a meeting with visiting UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal reaffirmed China’s commitment to endorse...

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Nepali people’s decision acceptable for China

Australia beats NZ to win its 5th Cricket World Cup title

MELBOURNE: Michael Clarke signed off with a half century and another World Cup title, leading Australia to a seven-wicket victory over first-time finalist New Zealand before the biggest crowd at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Clarke (74) and Steve Smith (56 not out), the current and the likely future captains, spearheaded Australia to the...

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Australia beats NZ to win its 5th Cricket World Cup title

Katrina Kaif’s wax statue unveiled in London

LONDON: Katrina Kaif became the latest Indian star to join the Bollywood line-up at Madame Tussauds in London. Kaif unveiled the wax statue and joined the new Bollywood setting as part of the popular wax-work museum’s “15 years of Bollywood” celebration. After coming face-to-face with her wax model, Kaif said, “This is amazing it does look...

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Katrina Kaif’s wax statue unveiled in London

For the love of children

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Novel laureate and child rights crusader Kailash Satyarthi still remembers his first day of school. He was around five years old then. He saw a boy of his age sitting outside the school. “He was a cobbler,” recalls Satyarthi, who entered school with this first question of his school life — “Why is...

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Xi announces Rs 14b in new aid

Xi announces Rs 14b in new aid

HONG KONG – Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a 900 million RMB (Rs14.5 billion) economic package to Nepal during a meeting with President Ram Baran Yadav at Boao of Hainan province... Read More »

President Yadav addresses Boao Forum Asia

President Yadav addresses Boao Forum Asia

Addressing the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2015 at Boao of Hainan in China this morning, President Yadav stressed on a more... Read More »

Rain exposes Valley’s poor drainage, early on

Rain exposes Valley’s poor drainage, early on

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Brief but heavy thundershowers left the road network in the Valley in a mess on Thursday afternoon, affecting the movement... Read More »

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New religious structures add to Lumbini’s appeal as pilgrimage site

New religious structures add to Lumbini’s appeal as pilgrimage site

LUMBINI, Nepal – A dozer was clearing a plot of land in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, on Saturday afternoon. The preparation... Read More »

Tourists’ arrival decline after snowfall in Myagdi

Tourists’ arrival decline after snowfall in Myagdi

MYAGDI, Nepal - The arrival of tourists in the district has declined especially after the heavy snowfall and the recent obstruction in the... Read More »

British trekker rescued from Manaslu area

British trekker rescued from Manaslu area

GORKHABAZAAR, Nepal – A foreign trekker along the Manaslu route has been rescued as he was injured seriously after skidding into the Machha River. The 44-year-old British national was airlifted from... Read More »

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Humanitarian Staging Area set up at TIA

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The government has established the first emergency Humanitarian Staging Area (HSA) at Tribhuvan International Airport ( TIA ), responding to a need of finding a safer area to store essential life-saving relief and rescue materials required to address post-disaster response. Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bam Dev Gautam on Thursday inaugurated the...

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Humanitarian Staging Area set up at TIA

China-given ambulances gather dust

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Four high-end ambulances that were gifted by the Chinese government are gathering dust on the premises of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) in the absence of takers. Although the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu had donated five ambulances, the KMC has managed to hand over only one of the vehicles so far. KMC Spokesperson Shanta...

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Online visa system to modernize immigration

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bamdev Gautam has said the enforcement of online visa system will be  modernize to the Department of Immigration and ensure easy immigration services.Inaugurating the CPN-UML, Communications Sector Council here today, Deputy Prime Minister Gautam said the system setup would help check fraud visa and clarified...

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Finnish climber, local guide die on Mount Annapurna in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal – (AP) — A Finnish climber and his local guide died Wednesday while descending from the summit of Mount Annapurna in the first casualties of this mountaineering season, a Nepal mountaineering official said. Attempts were being made to bring the bodies of Samuli Mansikka, 36, and Pemba Sherpa, 35, back to the base...

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Chinese airline completes cooking oil fuel flight

BEIJING – China on Saturday completed its first passenger flight with sustainable biofuel, a milestone for the country’s commercial aviation industry. The Hainan Airlines flight — a Boeing 737 — carried over 100 passengers from Shanghai to Beijing using biofuel made by Sinopec from waste cooking oil collected from restaurants in China, Xinhua reported. The two engines...

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