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Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout

MILAN:  Cristiano Ronaldo did it again for Real Madrid, stepping forward to score a penalty and inflict another devastating loss in a Champions League final on rival Atletico Madrid. For the second time... Read More »

Finance Minister presents Rs 1.04 trillion budget
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Finance Minister presents Rs 1.04 trillion budget

KATHMANDU:  The government has presented the total budget of one trillion 48 billion 921 billion 324 thousand rupees for the fiscal year 2016-2017. In a meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today, Finance Minister Bishnu... Read More »

When disaster struck Mount Everest in 2014, an unprecedented avalanche wiped out 16 Sherpas but left dozens of wealthy Western climbers untouched. Mourning evolved into a Sherpa strike, and deep-rooted tensions erupted after... Read More »

Lhakpa talks of endurance after scaling Everest 7 times
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Lhakpa talks of endurance after scaling Everest 7 times

KATHMANDU:  “She (Mt Everest) was really calm and seemed just waiting to draw us to her cold embrace,” Lhakpa Sherpa, who arrived here Thursday night after reaching the roof of the world, said... Read More »

HIROSHIMA, Japan:  With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon people everywhere... Read More »

3 Indian girls scale Everest; 2 mountaineers found dead
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3 Indian girls scale Everest; 2 mountaineers found dead

SRINAGAR:  There was both ecstasy and agony for India from Mount Everest. While history was scripted when three Class XII girl students from Ladakh scaled the Mount Everest last week, a 58-year-old Indian... Read More »

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Everest without oxygen an emotional battle for climbers

Everest without oxygen an emotional battle for climbersRENO:  The top of Mount Everest is a bad place for a celebration. Just ask Cory Richards. He spent his three minutes on the summit battling to stay warm,... Read More »

UAE prince among 8 Arab army scales Mt Everest

UAE prince among 8 Arab army scales Mt EverestKATHMANDU:  A high-profile royal family member from the United Arab Emirates was one among nearly 400 climbers who successfully summitted the world’s highest peak this season, it has... Read More »

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Chinese national held with cocaine worth millions from Thamel

Chinese national held with cocaine worth millions from Thamel

KATHMANDU:  Police arrested a Chinese national in possession of a huge cache of cocaine worth millions on... Read More »

Village settlement shifts after scarcity of drinking water

Village settlement shifts after scarcity of drinking water

POKHARA:  The locals of Mustang are a worried lot after a prolonged spell of drought lasting at... Read More »

Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout

Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout

MILAN:  Cristiano Ronaldo did it again for Real Madrid, stepping forward to score a penalty and inflict... Read More »

Finance Minister presents Rs 1.04 trillion budget

Finance Minister presents Rs 1.04 trillion budget

KATHMANDU:  The government has presented the total budget of one trillion 48 billion 921 billion 324 thousand... Read More »

Race Row on Mt Everest: Sherpas Square Off Against Racist Western Climbers

Race Row on Mt Everest: Sherpas Square Off Against Racist Western Climbers

When disaster struck Mount Everest in 2014, an unprecedented avalanche wiped out 16 Sherpas but left dozens... Read More »

Lhakpa talks of endurance after scaling Everest 7 times

Lhakpa talks of endurance after scaling Everest 7 times

KATHMANDU:  “She (Mt Everest) was really calm and seemed just waiting to draw us to her cold... Read More »

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Obama uses Hiroshima visit as opportunity to urge no nukes

HIROSHIMA, Japan:  With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon people everywhere to embrace the vision of a world without nuclear weapons. As the first American president to visit the city where the U.S....

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China outwits India

Unless the Indian government realizes its folly and embarks on course correction China will replace India as the most influential actor in Nepal Whether one likes it or not, Nepal is inching closer to China. Many op-ed pieces have been written to remind Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli that we should follow balanced diplomacy, in...

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China outwits India

Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout

MILAN:  Cristiano Ronaldo did it again for Real Madrid, stepping forward to score a penalty and inflict another devastating loss in a Champions League final on rival Atletico Madrid. For the second time in three finals, the biggest game in club soccer ended with Ronaldo sealing victory, then ripping off his shirt to show off...

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Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout

Race Row on Mt Everest: Sherpas Square Off Against Racist Western Climbers

When disaster struck Mount Everest in 2014, an unprecedented avalanche wiped out 16 Sherpas but left dozens of wealthy Western climbers untouched. Mourning evolved into a Sherpa strike, and deep-rooted tensions erupted after more than half a century bubbling below the surface. Who better to showcase the racial standoff than a privileged white American? A...

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Race Row on Mt Everest: Sherpas Square Off Against Racist Western Climbers

12-year-old California student ready to start university

SACRAMENTO:  A 12-year-old Sacramento student who already has three community college degrees and has been accepted to two University of California campuses says he plans on studying biomedical engineering and becoming a doctor and medical researcher by the time he turns 18. Tanishq Abraham has been accepted to UC Davis and received a regents scholarship...

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3 Indian girls scale Everest; 2 mountaineers found dead

3 Indian girls scale Everest; 2 mountaineers found dead

SRINAGAR:  There was both ecstasy and agony for India from Mount Everest. While history was scripted when three Class XII girl students from Ladakh scaled the Mount Everest last week,... Read More »

As bodies return from Everest, relatives struggle to cope

As bodies return from Everest, relatives struggle to cope

KATHMANDU:  Climbers on Friday found the body of one of two Indians who went missing near the top of Mount Everest, while... Read More »

7 Colorado climbers reach Everest summit in May

7 Colorado climbers reach Everest summit in May

DENVER:  At least seven Coloradans have reached the top of the world this month in a flurry of Mount Everest ascents. “As... Read More »

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Why are so many climbers still dying on Mount Everest?

Why are so many climbers still dying on Mount Everest?

This year more than 400 climbers and sherpas decided to try their luck at summiting Mount Everest during the spring climbing season.... Read More »

Tenzing calls for Everest restrictions

Tenzing calls for Everest restrictions

Nepal mountaineering associations should lobby the government to put greater safety measures in place on Everest, Norbu Tenzing says. Mr Tenzing, the... Read More »

Bid to promote tourism in Upper Mustang

Bid to promote tourism in Upper Mustang

JOMSOM:  In a bid to promote tourism in Upper Mustang, a group of tourism entrepreneurs from Pokhara visited Korala, a Nepal-China border point in the region. The entrepreneurs who had... Read More »

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Chinese national held with cocaine worth millions from Thamel

KATHMANDU:  Police arrested a Chinese national in possession of a huge cache of cocaine worth millions on Sunday morning. Acting on a tip-off, a team deployed from the Nepal Police’s Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) nabbed the suspect from Thamel of Kathmandu. However, police have not disclosed the name of the suspect. Earlier on May 25,...

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Lhakpa talks of endurance after scaling Everest 7 times

KATHMANDU:  “She (Mt Everest) was really calm and seemed just waiting to draw us to her cold embrace,” Lhakpa Sherpa, who arrived here Thursday night after reaching the roof of the world, said while beginning the conversation at her brother’s residence in Kathmandu. Born in Makalu VDC, Sankhuwasabha, Lhakpa scaled Mt Everest from Tibet side...

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Finance Minister presents Rs 1.04 trillion budget

KATHMANDU:  The government has presented the total budget of one trillion 48 billion 921 billion 324 thousand rupees for the fiscal year 2016-2017. In a meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today, Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel stated that of the allocated budget, Rs 617 billion 164 million 129 thousand (58.9 percent) has been allocated towards current...

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Quest to retrieve Mt Everest’s dead bodies comes at an extraordinary cost

Five people have died attempting to climb Mount Everest this month, and one is missing. Dutch climber Eric Arnold, 36, reached the mountain’s summit after four previous attempts, but died during his descent last week. On Thursday, his body was taken from the mountain by helicopter and brought to a hospital in Kathmandu. The body...

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Quest to retrieve Mt Everest’s dead bodies comes at an extraordinary cost

Village settlement shifts after scarcity of drinking water

POKHARA:  The locals of Mustang are a worried lot after a prolonged spell of drought lasting at least a year. The locals are wary the continuing drought would hamper the production of wheat and apple among other staple crops of the region. The lack of rainfall for a long time will seemingly effect the agro...

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