U.S. SpaceX to fly 2 space tourists around moon in 2018
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U.S. SpaceX to fly 2 space tourists around moon in 2018

LOS ANGELES:  U.S. space firm SpaceX will fly two private space travelers on a passenger flight around the moon and back before the end of next year, the company said on Monday. “Fly... Read More »

RIO DE JANEIRO:  Carnival revelers in Rio de Janeiro danced on to Beatles songs set to Brazilian samba rhythms on Monday after an accident injuring 20 people marred the annual pre lenten bacchanalia... Read More »

Emma Stone wins best actress Oscar
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Emma Stone wins best actress Oscar

Emma Stone won her first Oscar on Sunday for her lead role as a struggling actress who falls in love with a jazz musician in musical romance “La La Land.” Stone, 28, plays... Read More »

3 women to climb Kanchanjunga
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3 women to climb Kanchanjunga

TAPLEJUNG:  Kanchanjunga, the third highest mountain peak of the world, is witnessing an expedition after a gap of three years. Three Nepali women—Maya Sherpa of Okhaldhunga, Pashang Lamhu Sherpa of Solukhumbu and Dawa Yangjom... Read More »

Newari girls participate in mass Bel Bibaha
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Newari girls participate in mass Bel Bibaha

BHAKTAPUR:  Dozens of girls took part in a mass “ihi” or “bael bibaha” ceremony — a coming-of-age ritual practised by Newar community, at Chandeswari  temple, Chasukhel -8 Bhaktapur.   The two-day ceremony, usually... Read More »

Prince Joachim of Denmark in Gorkha
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Prince Joachim of Denmark in Gorkha

KATHMANDU:  Prince Joachim of Denmark visited Gorkha on Sunday. Prince Joachim is in Nepal to observe the works done by Care Nepal in Gorkha after the devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015. Prince... Read More »


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Rabindra Mishra leaving BBC to enter politics

Rabindra Mishra leaving BBC to enter politicsKATHMANDU:  Journalist Rabindra Mishra, who is also known for philanthropic activities, announced on Tuesday that he would open a new political party to promote system, transparency, integrity and... Read More »

Bomb goes off in Gorkha campus premises

Bomb goes off in Gorkha campus premisesKATHMANDU:  A bomb has exploded at Dravya Shah Multiple Campus in Gorkha-8 on Monday morning. The bomb went off at around 11 am today, police said. Locals said... Read More »

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3 daughters from same family in government service

3 daughters from same family in government service

KHOTANG:  Unable to bear with the villagers’ stinging remarks for being a father of three daughters in... Read More »

Rabindra Mishra leaving BBC to enter politics

Rabindra Mishra leaving BBC to enter politics

KATHMANDU:  Journalist Rabindra Mishra, who is also known for philanthropic activities, announced on Tuesday that he would... Read More »

U.S. SpaceX to fly 2 space tourists around moon in 2018

U.S. SpaceX to fly 2 space tourists around moon in 2018

LOS ANGELES:  U.S. space firm SpaceX will fly two private space travelers on a passenger flight around... Read More »

Snowfall in Humla after three months

Snowfall in Humla after three months

HUMLA:  Humla, a mountainous district in the mid-western Nepal, has witnessed continuous snowfall since last night, for... Read More »

Rio sambas on to The Beatles after accident mars Carnival

Rio sambas on to The Beatles after accident mars Carnival

RIO DE JANEIRO:  Carnival revelers in Rio de Janeiro danced on to Beatles songs set to Brazilian... Read More »

‘Old public vehicles will be banned from March 1’

‘Old public vehicles will be banned from March 1’

KATHMANDU:  Public transport vehicles that are more than 20 years old will be banned from the streets... Read More »

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Rio sambas on to The Beatles after accident mars Carnival

RIO DE JANEIRO:  Carnival revelers in Rio de Janeiro danced on to Beatles songs set to Brazilian samba rhythms on Monday after an accident injuring 20 people marred the annual pre lenten bacchanalia the night before. The Sargento Pimenta street band had thousands of spirited followers twisting and shouting and singing “She loves you yeah,...

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Rio sambas on to The Beatles after accident mars Carnival

Gautam Buddha int’l airport builder runs out of cash

KATHMANDU:  The Chinese contractor hired to build the Gautam Buddha International Airport at Bhairahawa runs the risk of being “terminated” due to political meddling that led to deterioration of its financial health, subsequently affecting its performance. China’s Northwest Civil Aviation Airport Construction Group was given a target of completing 30 percent of physical works at...

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Gautam Buddha int’l airport builder runs out of cash

Kanchhi wins half marathon in record time

KATHMANDU:  Armed Police Force (APF) athlete Kanchhi Maya Koju on Friday secured first place finish with record time in women’s half marathon under Pinkathon Kathmandu 17, aimed at empowering women and raising awareness against breast cancer. Kanchhi finished the 21 km race in 1 hour 18 minute 28 second to set a new national record...

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Kanchhi wins half marathon in record time

Emma Stone wins best actress Oscar

Emma Stone won her first Oscar on Sunday for her lead role as a struggling actress who falls in love with a jazz musician in musical romance “La La Land.” Stone, 28, plays Mia, a determined actress who tries to carve her own path in Hollywood, in a film that captures the fantasy and reality...

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Emma Stone wins best actress Oscar

Prince Joachim of Denmark in Gorkha

KATHMANDU:  Prince Joachim of Denmark visited Gorkha on Sunday. Prince Joachim is in Nepal to observe the works done by Care Nepal in Gorkha after the devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015. Prince Joachim arrived in Nepal on Friday and reached Gorkha via road on Sunday. In Gorkha, he visited community farm in Khoplang, which...

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Prince Joachim of Denmark in Gorkha

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Chaudhary Foundation hands over 166 transitional shelters in Dhading

Chaudhary Foundation hands over 166 transitional shelters in Dhading

KATHMANDU:  Chaudhary Foundation has handed over 166 transitional shelter homes under its CG Ashraya project to earthquake-affected communities in Kumpur Village Development Committee (VDC) of Dhading district. At a formal... Read More »

Newari girls participate in mass Bel Bibaha

Newari girls participate in mass Bel Bibaha

BHAKTAPUR:  Dozens of girls took part in a mass “ihi” or “bael bibaha” ceremony — a coming-of-age ritual practised by Newar community,... Read More »

Nepalis in Saudi Arabia being barred from returning home

Nepalis in Saudi Arabia being barred from returning home

KATHMANDU:  Kalicharan Sah of Saptari had left for Saudi Arabia five years ago on a two-year labour permit. But, he is yet... Read More »

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Maiden mountain flight from Biratnagar

Maiden mountain flight from Biratnagar

MORANG:  A maiden mountain flight from Biratnagar is taking off on Saturday as part of the ongoing a Birat Expo. The Birat Expo... Read More »

Trekkers return in droves to Annapurna

Trekkers return in droves to Annapurna

LAMJUNG:  The number of trekkers visiting the world famous Annapurna Conservation Area totalled 114,187 individuals last year, a 45 percent jump from... Read More »

Rara area sees jump in real estate investment

Rara area sees jump in real estate investment

MUGU: Shankar Khanal of Kathmandu purchased two ropanies of apple orchard  for Rs4.2 million in the Rara region recently. Similarly, Padam Neupane, also from Kathmandu, acquired four ropanies of land.... Read More »

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Snowfall in Humla after three months

HUMLA:  Humla, a mountainous district in the mid-western Nepal, has witnessed continuous snowfall since last night, for the first time in past three months. The district headquarters Simikot has experienced chilly weather with the plummeting mercury level following the snowfall. People of the northern part are facing difficulties visiting the district headquarters as the trails...

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Snowfall in Humla after three months

‘Old public vehicles will be banned from March 1’

KATHMANDU:  Public transport vehicles that are more than 20 years old will be banned from the streets of Kathmandu from Wednesday, the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) said. Old buses, mini buses, micro buses, pickups, taxi cabs and other motor vehicles bearing black licence plates will not be allowed to operate in the Capital. The...

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‘Old public vehicles will be banned from March 1’

Modi often seems to forget that Nepal is a sovereign country

Mani Shankar Aiyar was among the rare Indian politicians who had consistently spoken against India’s highhandedness during the five months of border blockade. The former cabinet minister in Manmohan Singh government has since been a vocal critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s neighborhood policy. The veteran diplomat and writer sat down for a conversation with Republica’s...

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Modi often seems to forget that Nepal is a sovereign country

Nepalese Sherpa has special connection with Taiwan

TAIPEI:  A middle-aged man silently learns how to make coffee in a small coffee shop tucked in an alley of Tainan, a city in southeast Taiwan. As he has delicate features and is a little shy, no one would associate him with a Nepalese Sherpa, who has led mountain climbers to reach the summit of Mount...

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Nepalese Sherpa has special connection with Taiwan

U.S. SpaceX to fly 2 space tourists around moon in 2018

LOS ANGELES:  U.S. space firm SpaceX will fly two private space travelers on a passenger flight around the moon and back before the end of next year, the company said on Monday. “Fly me to the moon … Ok,” SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk posted on Twitter. Once operational Crew Dragon missions are underway...

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