US Military veterans smash skydiving world records in the Himalayas
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US Military veterans smash skydiving world records in the Himalayas

A team of brave U.S. military veterans headed into the Himalayas armed with skill, one helicopter and a whole lot of state-of-the-art gear last month – and left the mountains with four skydiving... Read More »

Kathmandu to be transformed into ‘smart city’
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Kathmandu to be transformed into ‘smart city’

KATHMANDU:  Kathmandu Metropolitan City is preparing to introduce a smart card-based fuel system for its vehicles. The KMC said it plans to build ‘smart’ Sajha petrol pumps where smart cards similar to ATM... Read More »

Russia: Space ship malfunctions, breaks up over Siberia
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Russia: Space ship malfunctions, breaks up over Siberia

MOSCOW:  An unmanned Russian cargo spaceship heading to the International Space Station broke up in the atmosphere over Siberia on Thursday due to an unspecified malfunction, the Russian space agency said. The Progress... Read More »

Wanderlust in Annapurna
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Wanderlust in Annapurna

Leaving our warm blankets, we had a cup of tea before leaving from Pisang. After walking for just a few hours, enjoying the view of grassfields, snow capped mountains on one side and... Read More »

Three-member Sherpa team promoting Nepal mountaineering in China
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Three-member Sherpa team promoting Nepal mountaineering in China

KATHMANDU:  A three-member Nepali Sherpa team on Wednesday left for China on a month-long tour in a bid to promote Nepali mountaineering in the northern neighbour. Mingma Gyalje Sherpa, Nima Tenji Sherpa and Phurba... Read More »

Only 15 people have ever stood on the summit of Annapurna II but Penrith climber Matt Strapley and fellow adventurer Jamie Annetts, 26, were determined to have a go. But they faced a... Read More »

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10-kg gold found concealed in motorcycle’s air filter box

10-kg gold found concealed in motorcycle’s air filter boxKATHMANDU:  Police have found a 10-kg gold concealed in an air filter box of an unclaimed motorcycle. Metropolitan Police Circle (MPC), Bouddha, found the gold in a 150... Read More »

PM for increased budget to NAST

PM for increased budget to NASTLALITPUR:  Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has insisted that the NAST should play a noticeable role in the development of science and technology. In his address to the... Read More »

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Top Bahadur Rayamajhi urges Dahal to withdraw bill

Top Bahadur Rayamajhi urges Dahal to withdraw bill

KATHMANDU:  CPN Maoist Centre leader Top Bahadur Rayamajhi urged his party Chairman and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal... Read More »

Indian embassy enquires about legal status of IC notes in Nepal

Indian embassy enquires about legal status of IC notes in Nepal

KATHMANDU:  The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu has queried the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) about the legal status... Read More »

Mobile toilets becoming popular in Valley

Mobile toilets becoming popular in Valley

KATHMANDU:  Mobile toilets are becoming increasingly popular in Kathmandu Valley. Kathmandu Solid Waste Management Service had launched... Read More »

US Military veterans smash skydiving world records in the Himalayas

US Military veterans smash skydiving world records in the Himalayas

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Ex-PM Bhattarai takes to streets in support of Dr KC

Ex-PM Bhattarai takes to streets in support of Dr KC

KATHMANDU:  Former Prime Minister and Coordinator of Naya Shakti Party, Nepal Dr Baburam Bhattarai has urged the... Read More »

Yellow substance found in Melamchi sent to Dept of Mines for test

Yellow substance found in Melamchi sent to Dept of Mines for test

SINDHUPALCHOWK:  A bright yellow metal-like substance was found while the workers were demolishing a rocky hill in... Read More »

How fuel may have played a role in Colombia air crash

BOGOTA:  look at how fuel may have played a role in the crash of a charter flight approaching Medellin, Colombia, that killed all but six of the 77 people on board: Pre-flight: Authorities have not released the flight plan for the jet operated by LaMia, a Bolivia-based charter company, but aviation experts say international regulations...

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Top Bahadur Rayamajhi urges Dahal to withdraw bill

KATHMANDU:  CPN Maoist Centre leader Top Bahadur Rayamajhi urged his party Chairman and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to withdraw the Constitution amendment bill the government recently registered. Speaking with journalists in Kathmandu today, the CPN MC Parliamentary Party deputy leader said the bill would push the nation towards a conflict and might also result...

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Top Bahadur Rayamajhi urges Dahal to withdraw bill

Nepal to host 13th South Asian Games

KATHMANDU:  The 13th edition of the South Asian Games would be held in Nepal from March 9 to 18 2019. A meeting of the South Asian Olympic Council in Kathmandu made the decision to this effect, according to Nepal Olympic Committee President Jeevan Ram Shrestha. Representatives of Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka had attended...

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Nepal to host 13th South Asian Games

Ranveer thinks Deepika is marriage material

MUMBAI:  Rumours of Ranveer Singh and Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘cold war’ have been abuzz since Deepika renewed her friendship with the latter. But the dashing duo shut down all speculations when they graced the couch at Koffee With Karan together. The two spoke on a number of topics. Ranveer was asked who he would kill-marry-hook up...

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The indifference for the different

There is a stretch of footpath, around 50 m long, in Jorpati that was unveiled with much fanfare exactly three years ago on World Disability Day 2013. It was designed to be a visually-impaired as well as wheelchair friendly pavement; paid by the contributions collected by the area’s differently-abled community and built with an intention...

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Kathmandu to be transformed into ‘smart city’

Kathmandu to be transformed into ‘smart city’

KATHMANDU:  Kathmandu Metropolitan City is preparing to introduce a smart card-based fuel system for its vehicles. The KMC said it plans to build ‘smart’ Sajha petrol pumps where smart cards... Read More »

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Tourism rebounds with a vengeance in Sauraha

Tourism rebounds with a vengeance in Sauraha

BHARATPUR:  Tourism in the popular jungle safari destination of Sauraha has rebounded with a vengeance after suffering a series of disasters last... Read More »

Wanderlust in Annapurna

Wanderlust in Annapurna

Leaving our warm blankets, we had a cup of tea before leaving from Pisang. After walking for just a few hours, enjoying... Read More »

US Military veterans smash skydiving world records in the Himalayas

US Military veterans smash skydiving world records in the Himalayas

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Indian embassy enquires about legal status of IC notes in Nepal

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Give trafficking victims compensation, Nepalese judge and former sex slave say

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Russia: Space ship malfunctions, breaks up over Siberia

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