Woman Everester Lhakpa Sherpa eyes eighth ascent from Tibet
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Woman Everester Lhakpa Sherpa eyes eighth ascent from Tibet

KATHMANDU:  A record holder woman climber from Nepal left for Tibet on Saturday to climb the world’s highest peak for the eighth time. Before leaving for Tibet, 44-year-old Lhakpa Sherpa said she wants... Read More »

Chauraha won the first Dhangadi Premier League title
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Chauraha won the first Dhangadi Premier League title

DHANGADI:  Paras Khadka led-Dhangadi Team Chauraha has won the first Dhangadi Premier League title defeating Biratnagar Kings by 62 runs. In the final match played on Saturday at SSP Cricket Ground, Biratnagar Teams... Read More »

Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with day at the horse races
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Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with day at the horse races

LONDON:  Britain marked Queen Elizabeth II’s 91st birthday on Friday with gun salutes, as the monarch herself enjoyed a family day and a trip to the races. The queen, who owns and breeds racehorses,... Read More »

Govt sets criteria for developing heritage settlements
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Govt sets criteria for developing heritage settlements

KATHMANDU:  The government has set the criteria for developing heritage settlements to promote resilient and sustainable housing in the community. According to the amendment to the Settlement Development, Urban Planning and Building Construction... Read More »

The eternal dispute over Mount Everest’s height could possibly be resolved, if India is allowed to remeasure the world highest’s mountain peak. To this effect, India has sent a formal request to the... Read More »

Nepalis in India pay courtesy call on Prez Bhandari
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Nepalis in India pay courtesy call on Prez Bhandari

RAJKOT/GUJARAT:  A section of nonimmigrant Nepalis called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari in Gujarat, on the fourth day of her state visit to India, this morning. The Nepalis currently living in India paid... Read More »


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15 injured airlifted from Mustang, Manipal provides no treatment

15 injured airlifted from Mustang, Manipal provides no treatmentPOKHARA:  As many as 15 people who were critically injured in pilgrims’ bus accident near Kagbeni of Mustang district have been airlifted to Pokhara for treatment. The injured... Read More »

Raute suffering from burn injuries finally lands in hospital

Raute suffering from burn injuries finally lands in hospitalKATHMANDU:  After rigorous persuasion, a Raute family with traditional mindset finally agreed to seek medical intervention for one of its injured members. Kapil Shahi, a Raute youth who... Read More »

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Health Ministry seeks clarification from Manipal Hospital

Health Ministry seeks clarification from Manipal Hospital

KATHMANDU:  The Ministry of Health has asked for a clarification with Pokhara-based Manipal Teaching Hospital for failing... Read More »

Mt Everest climbing route to South Col opens

Mt Everest climbing route to South Col opens

KATHMANDU:  A group of trained mountain guides successfully established a climbing route up to South Col on... Read More »

Nepal Telecom announces cheap internet data offer

Nepal Telecom announces cheap internet data offer

KATHMANDU:  Nepal Telecom has announced various cheap internet data packages valid for certain days depending upon the... Read More »

UDMF, govt agree to hold local polls in 2 phases

UDMF, govt agree to hold local polls in 2 phases

KATHMANDU:  The ruling alliance and United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have reached an agreement to hold local-level... Read More »

Woman Everester Lhakpa Sherpa eyes eighth ascent from Tibet

Woman Everester Lhakpa Sherpa eyes eighth ascent from Tibet

KATHMANDU:  A record holder woman climber from Nepal left for Tibet on Saturday to climb the world’s... Read More »

Govt to build houses for disadvantaged communities

Govt to build houses for disadvantaged communities

KATHMANDU:  The Ministry of Urban Development has decided to build 25,000 housing units for disadvantaged communities throughout... Read More »

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8 looters electrocuted in Caracas amid Venezuela protests

CARACAS:  Eight looters have been electrocuted to death during a rampage in Caracas, as large-scale violent protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro continue, a firefighter said on Friday. The accident occurred when a group of looters broke into a bakery in the working class neighbourhood of El Valle, according a firefighter who asked not be...

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8 looters electrocuted in Caracas amid Venezuela protests

Nepal Telecom announces cheap internet data offer

KATHMANDU:  Nepal Telecom has announced various cheap internet data packages valid for certain days depending upon the volume of internet data. Customers are required to dial *1415# to subscribe these packages. It has categorized its cheap price offers into five groups-Night Time Pack(10 pm-6am), All Time Pack, Night Voice Pack, Day Night Data Pack and...

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Nepal Telecom announces cheap internet data offer

Chauraha won the first Dhangadi Premier League title

DHANGADI:  Paras Khadka led-Dhangadi Team Chauraha has won the first Dhangadi Premier League title defeating Biratnagar Kings by 62 runs. In the final match played on Saturday at SSP Cricket Ground, Biratnagar Teams was all out in 97 runs in 18.1 over. With the target of 160 runs set by Team Chauraha, Sharad Veswakar-led Biratnagar...

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Chauraha won the first Dhangadi Premier League title

People magazine names Julia Roberts ‘World’s Most Beautiful’

LOS ANGELES:  Julia Roberts is more than just a “Pretty Woman.” People magazine has named her the “World’s Most Beautiful Woman” for a record fifth time. The magazine announced Roberts’ selection on Wednesday. The 49-year-old actress has previously claimed the cover spot in 2010, 2005, 2000 and 1991. Roberts, who won an Academy Award for...

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People magazine names Julia Roberts ‘World’s Most Beautiful’

Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with day at the horse races

LONDON:  Britain marked Queen Elizabeth II’s 91st birthday on Friday with gun salutes, as the monarch herself enjoyed a family day and a trip to the races. The queen, who owns and breeds racehorses, was spotted smiling broadly and chatting animatedly Friday with jockeys and staff at Newbury Racecourse, not far from her Windsor Castle home....

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Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with day at the horse races

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Health Ministry seeks clarification from Manipal Hospital

Health Ministry seeks clarification from Manipal Hospital

KATHMANDU:  The Ministry of Health has asked for a clarification with Pokhara-based Manipal Teaching Hospital for failing to provide medical treatment to the injured of Muktinath-accident. The Ministry has issued... Read More »

Melamchi water project fails to meet tunnel excavation target

Melamchi water project fails to meet tunnel excavation target

KATHMANDU:  Although the government is applying every possible measure to speed up tunnel excavation of the Melamchi water supply project in order... Read More »

Why India has a shot at resolving the eternal debate on Mt Everest height

Why India has a shot at resolving the eternal debate on Mt Everest height

The eternal dispute over Mount Everest’s height could possibly be resolved, if India is allowed to remeasure the world highest’s mountain peak.... Read More »

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Terror-struck adventure tourism registers sharp decline in Pakistan

Terror-struck adventure tourism registers sharp decline in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD:  Once thriving, adventure tourism in northern Pakistan has seen a sharp decline over the past four years. Since 2013, an additional... Read More »

Tourism rebounds in Myagdi’s Ghorepani

Tourism rebounds in Myagdi’s Ghorepani

MUSTANG:  Tourism business has now gradually started recovering in the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) region after suffering a blow due to... Read More »

Climbers in camp rotation see trash “here and there” on Everest

Climbers in camp rotation see trash “here and there” on Everest

  KATHMANDU:  Mountaineers who reached the higher camps during their “rotation practice” on Mt Everest shared that the world’s highest mountain is heavily littered. The world climbers continue their acclimatisation... Read More »

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Govt to build houses for disadvantaged communities

KATHMANDU:  The Ministry of Urban Development has decided to build 25,000 housing units for disadvantaged communities throughout the country in the next fiscal 2017/18 under the People’s Housing Programme. A meeting of the Central Coordination Committee presided over by Minister for Urban Development Arjun Narasingha KC recently held in Singha Durbar took a decision to...

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Govt to build houses for disadvantaged communities

Govt sets criteria for developing heritage settlements

KATHMANDU:  The government has set the criteria for developing heritage settlements to promote resilient and sustainable housing in the community. According to the amendment to the Settlement Development, Urban Planning and Building Construction Basic Standard-2017 issued by the Ministry of Urban Development, any heritage settlement shall be no less than 100 years old with 50...

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Govt sets criteria for developing heritage settlements

A sit-down with Madame President in the context of Int’l Women’s Day

KATHMANDU:  President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said women’s movement in Nepal has a strong foundation. As a result of the relentless struggle of the Nepali women taking place in the country since a century for equal (parallel) rights as men, presently women occupy three key posts of the state and the President likes to call...

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A sit-down with Madame President in the context of Int’l Women’s Day

Nepal, China hold first-ever joint military exercise

KATHMANDU:  Nepal and China on Sunday began their first-ever joint military exercise with a special focus on combating terror, a move that could make India uneasy. The 10-day-long military drill “Sagarmatha Friendship 2017” that will last till April 25 is being organised by the two countries as part of their preparedness against terrorism that has...

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Nepal, China hold first-ever joint military exercise

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life

WASHINGTON:  Astronomers have found yet another planet that seems to have just the right Goldilocks combination for life: Not so hot and not so cold. It’s not so far away, either. This new, big, dense planet is rocky, like Earth, and has the right temperatures for water, putting it in the habitable zone for life,...

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