Traffic resumes along obstructed BP Highway
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Traffic resumes along obstructed BP Highway

SINDHULI:  Traffic movement along the BP Highway that was obstructed by transport entrepreneurs since Wednesday morning has resumed. Protesters had cleared the obstructions after a police team that reached on the site warned of using... Read More »

Selena Gomez’s Instagram account hits 100M followers
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Selena Gomez’s Instagram account hits 100M followers

LOS ANGELES:  Selena Gomez isn’t keeping her Instagram account to herself. The pop star has become the most followed celebrity on the popular photo sharing site. Gomez’s Instagram account became the first to... Read More »

Tahoe alpinists look to conquer Mt Cho-Oyu in less than 7 days
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Tahoe alpinists look to conquer Mt Cho-Oyu in less than 7 days

TAHOE-TRUCKEE:  Longtime high altitude climber Adrian Ballinger breaks into a smile and laughs. “There are a lot of people in the industry, people I really respect,” said Ballinger, his smile widening, “who are... Read More »

Jupiter moon may have water plumes that shoot up 125 miles
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Jupiter moon may have water plumes that shoot up 125 miles

LOS ANGELES:  The Hubble Space Telescope has spied what appear to be water plumes on one of Jupiter’s icy moons shooting up as high as 125 miles. The geysers are apparently from an... Read More »

After Everest debacle, LOs fail to show up at Mt Manaslu base camp
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After Everest debacle, LOs fail to show up at Mt Manaslu base camp

KATHMANDU:  The autumn climbing season has begun, but it has not brought any difference to Nepal’s tourism and mountaineering industry as far as negligence of the government officials is concerned. More than 100... Read More »

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Mountain goats to leave Mustang in droves

Mountain goats to leave Mustang in drovesPHALEBASH:  A total of 45,000 mountain goats will depart from trans-Himalayan district of Mustang to various markets across the country with the onset of the festive season. This... Read More »

At least 18 killed, scores injured in Dhading bus accident

At least 18 killed, scores injured in Dhading bus accidentDHADING:  At least 18 persons were killed and scores injured when a bus they were travelling in met with an accident at Marpak-5 of Dhading district in central Nepal... Read More »

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Traffic resumes along obstructed BP Highway

Traffic resumes along obstructed BP Highway

SINDHULI:  Traffic movement along the BP Highway that was obstructed by transport entrepreneurs since Wednesday morning has resumed. Protesters... Read More »

Bangladesh’s Benjamin Button: Medical condition makes newborn look like 80-yr-old

Bangladesh’s Benjamin Button: Medical condition makes newborn look like 80-yr-old

DHAKA:  A boy with a rare medical condition known as progeria has been born to a couple... Read More »

Selena Gomez’s Instagram account hits 100M followers

Selena Gomez’s Instagram account hits 100M followers

LOS ANGELES:  Selena Gomez isn’t keeping her Instagram account to herself. The pop star has become the... Read More »

After India, three more countries pull out of SAARC summit in Pakistan

After India, three more countries pull out of SAARC summit in Pakistan

NEW DELHI:  Apart from India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Bhutan have also pulled out of the SAARC Summit... Read More »

Tahoe alpinists look to conquer Mt Cho-Oyu in less than 7 days

Tahoe alpinists look to conquer Mt Cho-Oyu in less than 7 days

TAHOE-TRUCKEE:  Longtime high altitude climber Adrian Ballinger breaks into a smile and laughs. “There are a lot... Read More »

46% victims of sexual violence minors

46% victims of sexual violence minors

KATHMANDU:  Women Rehabilitation Centre today said incidents of sexual offences against minors were growing at an alarming... Read More »

After India, three more countries pull out of SAARC summit in Pakistan

NEW DELHI:  Apart from India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Bhutan have also pulled out of the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November, saying the environment is not right for the successful holding of the meet. The decision was conveyed by Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Bhutan on Wednesday to the SAARC chair Nepal, sources said. “The growing interference...

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After India, three more countries pull out of SAARC summit in Pakistan

Oli: Govt undermining China agreements

KATHMANDU:  Former Prime Minister and Chairman of CPN-UML KP Sharma Oli has criticized the government for “attempting to undermine” the agreements reached between Nepal and China during his tenure. He claimed that his government had taken concrete steps to diversify Nepal’s trade so as to create a balanced foreign policy with foreign countries but “those...

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Niharika shatters Gaurika’s nat’l record

KATHMANDU:  Niharika Tuladhar set new national record in girls’ 50 meters breaststroke event in the NSA Swimming Tournament on Friday. Niharika broke the previous national record of 39.33 seconds held by Gaurika Singh with a new timing of 38.6 seconds. Olympian Gaurika had set the national record of 39.33 seconds in the 12th SAG held...

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Niharika shatters Gaurika’s nat’l record

Selena Gomez’s Instagram account hits 100M followers

LOS ANGELES:  Selena Gomez isn’t keeping her Instagram account to herself. The pop star has become the most followed celebrity on the popular photo sharing site. Gomez’s Instagram account became the first to hit the 100-million follower mark this week.   The “Hands to Myself” and “Same Old Love” singer now tops such fellow celebrity...

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Selena Gomez’s Instagram account hits 100M followers

Bangladesh’s Benjamin Button: Medical condition makes newborn look like 80-yr-old

DHAKA:  A boy with a rare medical condition known as progeria has been born to a couple in Bangladesh’s Bhulbaria village. Born to Parul Patro, wife of Biswajit Patro, a poor farmer in Bhulbaria village, the infant has wrinkles on his face, hollow eyes and a shrunken body. Reportedly, those suffering from progeria age eight times faster than...

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One missing as avalanche hits Himlung expedition

One missing as avalanche hits Himlung expedition

KATHMANDU:  At least a climbing Sherpa has gone missing after an avalanche struck one of the mountaineering expeditions on Himlung Himal (7,126 m) in western Nepal on Tuesday afternoon. An... Read More »

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Dearth of tourists steals Pokhara’s tourism day fanfare

Dearth of tourists steals Pokhara’s tourism day fanfare

POKHARA:  There is little excitement in Pokhara, one of the top tourist destinations in the country, while the world is celebrating 37th... Read More »

Manaslu trekking route to reopen before Dashain

Manaslu trekking route to reopen before Dashain

GORKHA:  The popular Manaslu trekking route in Gorkha, which has remained blocked since the massive earthquake struck Nepal on April 25 last... Read More »

Tahoe alpinists look to conquer Mt Cho-Oyu in less than 7 days

Tahoe alpinists look to conquer Mt Cho-Oyu in less than 7 days

TAHOE-TRUCKEE:  Longtime high altitude climber Adrian Ballinger breaks into a smile and laughs. “There are a lot of people in the industry, people I really respect,” said Ballinger, his smile... Read More »

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25% of migrant workers’ earning goes to repay loans

KATHMANDU:  Nearly 52.1 percent of Nepali migrant workers still rely on informal channel like local landlords and traders for loans to finance their foreign employment trip, requiring them to allocate a major chunk of their earnings for the repayment. A report prepared by the Research Department of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) shows that 4.4...

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Aiming to show gratitude by aiding Nepal

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KATHMANDU:  Ambient (outdoor) air pollution causes over 9,000 deaths every year, with coronary artery disease and stroke each killing more than 3,000 people in Nepal in 2012, according to findings made public by the World Health Organization on Tuesday. The new analysis of 103 countries found that 36 people out of every 100,000 die in...

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