Meghauli Serai featured among the best new hotels of 2017
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Meghauli Serai featured among the best new hotels of 2017

KATHMANDU:  Travel & Leisure magazine has featured Meghauli Serai, — a Taj Safaris lodge — as one of the best new hotels of 2017. Meghauli Serai is a part of CG Hotels &... Read More »

Local visitors flock Ghalegaun
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Local visitors flock Ghalegaun

LAMJUNG:  The number of domestic tourists visiting Ghalegaun of Lamjung has substantially increased of late. “Though number of tourists visiting the village dropped in winter months, it has been pretty high this year,”... Read More »

Ruling parties decide not to wait for UDMF for poll dates
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Ruling parties decide not to wait for UDMF for poll dates

KATHMANDU:  Ruling Nepali Congress and CPN Maoist Centre have decided that they could not address the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF)’s demand to postpone the announcement of the local poll dates till the finalisation... Read More »

Chance the Rapper turning down offers worth $10 mn?
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Chance the Rapper turning down offers worth $10 mn?

Chance the Rapper is reportedly turning down some very generous record label offers after he achieved a historic win at the 2017 Grammy Awards. According to The New York Post, the 23-year-old has... Read More »

Launch of SpaceX Falcon rocket aborted seconds before liftoff
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Launch of SpaceX Falcon rocket aborted seconds before liftoff

CAPE CANAVERAL:  SpaceX called off the planned launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from a historic launchpad in Florida seconds before liftoff on Saturday to investigate a potential problem with the steering system... Read More »

Nepal observes 67th Democracy Day with great fervour
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Nepal observes 67th Democracy Day with great fervour

KATHMANDU:  The 67th Democracy Day is being observed with great fervour and enthusiasm by organising various programmes throughout the country on Saturday. The Democracy Day Celebration Main Organising Committee organised a special function... Read More »


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UDMF protests poll announcement, burns PM’s effigy

UDMF protests poll announcement, burns PM’s effigyBIRGUNJ:  The United Democratic Madhesi Front took to streets in protest of the announcement of local election date by government, and warned of preventing the polls in Tarai... Read More »

Adamghat-Chautara road to be widened

Adamghat-Chautara road to be widenedDHADING:  Locals have been elated with news of a future project that will widen the Adamghat-Chautara road section that connects Kiranchowk VDC in Dhading to the highway, as... Read More »

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Nepal itself could construct Nijgadh-Kathmandu fast-track: NPC report

Nepal itself could construct Nijgadh-Kathmandu fast-track: NPC report

KATHMANDU:  A high level committee formed under Vice-chairman of the National Planning Commission (NPC) Min Bahadur Shrestha... Read More »

Prosecutors say malnutrition killing inmates in Haiti jails

Prosecutors say malnutrition killing inmates in Haiti jails

HAITI:  Dozens of emaciated men with sunken cheeks and protruding ribs lie silently in an infirmary at... Read More »

UDMF protests poll announcement, burns PM’s effigy

UDMF protests poll announcement, burns PM’s effigy

BIRGUNJ:  The United Democratic Madhesi Front took to streets in protest of the announcement of local election... Read More »

Road safety audits to minimise accidents

Road safety audits to minimise accidents

KATHMANDU:  The government has floated a plan to implement road safety audit in all stages of infrastructure... Read More »

Adamghat-Chautara road to be widened

Adamghat-Chautara road to be widened

DHADING:  Locals have been elated with news of a future project that will widen the Adamghat-Chautara road... Read More »

Indian side proposes March-end, early-April meeting on air routes

Indian side proposes March-end, early-April meeting on air routes

KATHMANDU:  India has proposed March-end or early-April for Nepal-India Joint Technical Committee meeting on air routes after... Read More »

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Prosecutors say malnutrition killing inmates in Haiti jails

HAITI:  Dozens of emaciated men with sunken cheeks and protruding ribs lie silently in an infirmary at Haiti’s largest prison, most too weak to stand. The corpse of an inmate who died miserably of malnutrition is shrouded beneath a plastic tarp. Elsewhere, prisoners are crammed shoulder-to-shoulder in cellblocks so overcrowded they have to sleep in...

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Prosecutors say malnutrition killing inmates in Haiti jails

Road safety audits to minimise accidents

KATHMANDU:  The government has floated a plan to implement road safety audit in all stages of infrastructure development to reduce road accidents on highways and sub-highways. As per the five-year Strategic Plan for the Development of Road, Rail and Transportation for Prosperous Nepal (2016-2020) published by the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, the proposed...

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Road safety audits to minimise accidents

Govt to honour trail runner Mira Rai with cash

KATHMANDU:  The government on Thursday has decided to honour Nepal’s trail runner Mira Rai with Rs three million. The Ministry of Youth and Sports under the direction of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has decided to honour the former Maoist soldier with the cash. The Ministry has also decided to honour Rai’s Coach Dhruba Bikram...

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Govt to honour trail runner Mira Rai with cash

Chance the Rapper turning down offers worth $10 mn?

Chance the Rapper is reportedly turning down some very generous record label offers after he achieved a historic win at the 2017 Grammy Awards. According to The New York Post, the 23-year-old has turned down offers worth up to $10 million, after he beat Drake and Kanye West to win the Grammy Award for Best...

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Chance the Rapper turning down offers worth $10 mn?

From a guerilla fighter to humble Speaker

Never before in history of Nepal had women occupied the posts of President, Chief Justice and Speaker at a time. By some quirk turn of events, Nepal achieved the feat which raised hope for women to dream and achieve it. One of them is Onshari Gharti, who made history in October, 2015 when she was...

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From a guerilla fighter to humble Speaker

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Indian side proposes March-end, early-April meeting on air routes

Indian side proposes March-end, early-April meeting on air routes

KATHMANDU:  India has proposed March-end or early-April for Nepal-India Joint Technical Committee meeting on air routes after the meeting failed to convene in the first week of February, proposed previously,... Read More »

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Go camping

The gears you require are a tent, sleeping bag, few basic utensils, and windproof warm clothes for the mornings and evenings. If you... Read More »

Trek in Nepal leads to perspective

Trek in Nepal leads to perspective

HIMALAYAS, NEPAL – Nature has a sick sense of humour. The world’s grandest mountain ranges are surrounded by rocky paths — look... Read More »

Local visitors flock Ghalegaun

Local visitors flock Ghalegaun

LAMJUNG:  The number of domestic tourists visiting Ghalegaun of Lamjung has substantially increased of late. “Though number of tourists visiting the village dropped in winter months, it has been pretty... Read More »

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KATHMANDU:  China and France have shown willingness to support Nepal in the post-earthquake reconstruction. Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Yu Wong, expressed China’s interest in reconstruction of schools, health institutes and heritage sites during a meeting with Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Prof Dr Govind Raj Pokhrel, according to NRA Spokesperson Yam Lal...

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KATHMANDU:  A high level committee formed under Vice-chairman of the National Planning Commission (NPC) Min Bahadur Shrestha on Monday submitted its report to the Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal stating that Nepal itself could construct the Nijgadh-Kathmandu fast track. The government had formed the committee on December 22 in order to take suggestions on the...

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China, France willing to support post-quake reconstruction in Nepal

KATHMANDU:  China and France have shown willingness to support Nepal in the post-earthquake reconstruction. Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Yu Wong, expressed China’s interest in reconstruction of schools, health institutes and heritage sites during a meeting with Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Prof Dr Govind Raj Pokhrel, according to NRA Spokesperson Yam Lal...

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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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Launch of SpaceX Falcon rocket aborted seconds before liftoff

CAPE CANAVERAL:  SpaceX called off the planned launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from a historic launchpad in Florida seconds before liftoff on Saturday to investigate a potential problem with the steering system in the upper stage of the booster. The flight, the first for the company from a launchpad at the Kennedy Space Center...

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