Kathmandu – The Ama Dablam mountain as seen from a trail just outside Tengboche. Tengboche (3867m) is a well known village in the Khumbu region of Nepal, because of the presence of a... Read More »

Kathmandu – Located in the midst of vivid terrain and lush GREEN valley Seto Gumba (Druk Amitabh Mountain) or white monastery is a heaven to witness the sunrise and sunset. Just located in... Read More »

Kathmandu – The government has set a target to complete construction of the Banepa-Sindhuli road by March 2015. Also known as BP Highway after the country’s first elected prime minister, it has been... Read More »

Kathmandu – Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is a special trekking that allows us to link on under-used route between the village that sit at the foots of the Annapurna area, is truly called... Read More »

Students learns Red Panda in curriculum
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Students learns Red Panda in curriculum

The curriculum prepared by Red Panda Network Nepal is disseminated to 25 schools in the district. The teaching on red panda will be conducted as per the curriculum in the ongoing academic session,... Read More »

Dolphin’s number goes double
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Dolphin’s number goes double

KATHMANDU, Nepal–The number of Dolphin has gone up double over two decades, thanks to the conservation efforts initiated at community levels. Its number has gone up from 14 in 1993 to 28 in... Read More »

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No bar for Migrant workers from entering war hit zones!

No bar for Migrant workers from entering war hit zones!KATHMANDU, Nepal–Though scores of Nepali are reportedly stocking in the war-battered Syria, Libya and Iraq, the government has not stopped issuing permits for Nepali migrants to work there... Read More »

Nepal ‘completely literate’ next year !

Nepal ‘completely literate’ next year !KATHMANDU, Nepal–If the government’s plan is anything to believe, the country will be fully literate by the end of the current fiscal year. Non-Formal Education Centre (NFEC), a... Read More »

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NATTA makes travel trip to promote tourism

NATTA makes travel trip to promote tourism

KATHMANDU, Nepal–A thirty-member team comprising of the Executive Committee and the members of Nepal Association of Tour... Read More »

No bar for Migrant workers from entering war hit zones!

No bar for Migrant workers from entering war hit zones!

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Though scores of Nepali are reportedly stocking in the war-battered Syria, Libya and Iraq, the government... Read More »

Govt establishes Science Lab

Govt establishes Science Lab

KATHMANDU, Nepal–In its bid to increase the interest of Nepali students in scientific knowledge and innovative technologies,... Read More »

Premier’s rude behavior saddens Rautees

Premier’s rude behavior saddens Rautees

KATHMANDU, Nepal–The four nomadic Rautes who had arrived in the capital five days ago to seek financial... Read More »

Nepal ‘completely literate’ next year !

Nepal ‘completely literate’ next year !

KATHMANDU, Nepal–If the government’s plan is anything to believe, the country will be fully literate by the... Read More »

Students learns Red Panda in curriculum

Students learns Red Panda in curriculum

The curriculum prepared by Red Panda Network Nepal is disseminated to 25 schools in the district. The... Read More »

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India PM Modi overtakes White House on Twitter

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has narrowly overtaken the White House on Twitter, a study of political use of the social network has found. His account @NarendraModi has 4.99m followers, ahead of the@WhiteHouse account which has 4.98m followers. Mr Modi’s huge victory in the recent general election was partly credited to a well-organised social media campaign. The leader...

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India PM Modi overtakes White House on Twitter

Cabinet recommends names for remaining 26 CA seats

The government on Friday recommended the names of 18 distinguished personalities out of 26 lawmakers to the Constituent Assembly. “A cabinet meeting held in Singha Durbar today recommended the names of 18 people for the appointment as lawmakers in the CA. The remaining eight names will likely be recommended by the next cabinet meeting,” said...

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Cabinet recommends names for remaining 26 CA seats

2nd TAAN International Eco-Challenge 2014 soon

KATHMANDU, Nepal– Realising the need for an international standard adventure sporting event in the country, Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) is organizing 2nd TAAN International Eco-Challenge 2014 in Kathmandu on August 17. TAAN International Eco-Challenge is a team event with four participants and one team manager, according to a statement. As the event will be open...

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2nd TAAN International Eco-Challenge 2014 soon

Jhola to represent Nepal in Oscar

  KATHMANDU, Nepal–Nepali feature film Jhola has been nominated to vie for in the Oscar Award under the Best Foreign Language Film Category, thanks to the story that portrays the practice of Sati tradition in Nepal in which Hindu women were forced to burn themselves on the funeral pyre of their spouses. ”Jhola will represent Nepal...

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Jhola to represent Nepal in Oscar

ADB alarms Nepal climate change risk

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Climate change-driven events including melting glaciers pose a serious threat to Nepal’s economy, according to an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.  An ADB report titled Assessing the Costs of Climate Change and Adaptation in South Asia has identified Nepali population as “extremely vulnerable, not only to the immediate threats of increasingly frequent glacial lake...

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ADB alarms Nepal climate change risk

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Govt establishes Science Lab

Govt establishes Science Lab

KATHMANDU, Nepal–In its bid to increase the interest of Nepali students in scientific knowledge and innovative technologies, the government has established science lab along with an observatory in Tribhuvan University... Read More »

Everest Avalanche: Victims get Rs.500,000 as compensation

Everest Avalanche: Victims get Rs.500,000 as compensation

  KATHMANDU, Nepal–A cabinet meeting on Thursday decided to allocate Rs 500,000 financial assistance to each of the kin of the 16... Read More »

Khumbu lures more tourists yet in offseason

Khumbu lures more tourists yet in offseason

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Though the month of July is normally regarded as a season when foreign tourists generally seem reluctance to trek the Khumbu... Read More »

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Nepal celebrates 34th World Tourism Day

Nepal celebrates 34th World Tourism Day

  Nepal celebrates 34th World Tourism Day with the aim to promote water tourism in Nepal. This year’s theme celebration “Tourism and... Read More »

Rescuing climbers not an easy task

Rescuing climbers not an easy task

KATHMANDU, Nepal–The challenges facing the emergency rescue operations and medical treatment of climbers during mountaineering and trekking always become the talk of... Read More »

Ask me, why I go to the mountains?

Ask me, why I go to the mountains?

  - Ask me why I go to the mountains. Ask me why, when the rest of me is tight, the only way is the path. Ask me. - Why?... Read More »

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Are Mountain people really ignorant about climate change?

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Experts and stakeholders have long been complaining that climate change have adverse impact on the lives of mountain people. However, people of the mountain community are unaware about the issues due to the lack of knowledge, and education and particularly the interest. Neither they are aware nor convinced about the climate change that is...

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Are Mountain people really ignorant about climate change?

Govt asked to change provision in granting permission

KATHMANDU, Nepal– With the  difficulty while receiving permission required to trek in the popular Manaslu area, a mountainous region in northern part of Gorkha district located in the western province of Nepal, Pokhara based tourism entrepreneurs have asked the government to make easy excess for the permission. Citing unnecessary hassles while making a long journey...

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Govt asked to change provision in granting permission

Tourism top priority of Govt

KATHMANDU, Nepal–The government has put priority on tourism sector in the country. While announcing the budget for fiscal year 2014/15, Finance Minister Dr Ram Sharan Mahat stressed on the development of tourism infrastructures. The government has set aside Rs 3.92 billion for tourism related infrastructure development and culture promotional programs. Similarly, it has allocated Rs...

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Tourism top priority of Govt

Nepal government’s policies and programs: not change-oriented

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Nepal’s President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav Sunday announced the annual policies and programs of Nepal government in the Legislative-Parliament. The annual policies and programs made public prior to the imminent budget speech underline peace, constitution and economic development as the priorities. They promise to create employment for hundreds of thousands. These are positive promises. A high...

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Nepal government’s policies and programs: not change-oriented

Ebola panic: Health desk starts screening suspected people

KATHMANDU, Nepal–With Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) of the Department of Health Services (DoHS) begun a quarantine health desk at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), the sole airport in the country, the desk  has started screening people coming from the Ebola hit nation, from Monday morning.  The health desk which has been claimed to...

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Ebola panic: Health desk starts screening suspected people
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