The Honey Hunters of Nepal
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The Honey Hunters of Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal - Honey hunting is one of the many activities that form part of the ancient culture of numerous civilizations. Scientists have estimated through rock painting documentation that honey hunting was practiced as... Read More »

Anish won Liglige Race 2014
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Anish won Liglige Race 2014

KATHMANU, Nepal – The 25 years old Mr. Anish Thapa Magar who won the “Liglige Race” and is crowned as “Liglige King 2014” at the Aappipal VDC in Gorkha district . He broke... Read More »

Nepal could be destination for Italian tourists: Ambassador Mancini
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Nepal could be destination for Italian tourists: Ambassador Mancini

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Italian Ambassador to Nepal Daniel Mancini said Nepal could be a happening destination for Italian tourists. During a meeting with the office-bearers of Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) at the chamber´s secretariat... Read More »

Power supply gives beams of light to Namche folks
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Power supply gives beams of light to Namche folks

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Dwellers of Namche and Khumjung in Khumbu valley, who were compelled to live in the dark for four months due to disruption in power supply will no more have to suffer from... Read More »

Climate change impact: Human settlement deserted in mountain region
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Climate change impact: Human settlement deserted in mountain region

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Inhabitants of two villages in the mountain district of Mustang have vacated their settlements and shifted to lower regions, thanks to the impact of climate change. With swiftly increasing temperatures in the... Read More »

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Highest ever game in high altitude beats Everest Base Camp record

Highest ever game in high altitude beats Everest Base Camp recordKATHMANDU, Nepal–A group of weird cricketers on Friday set a record for the highest ever match with a marvelous effort at the top of Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro. A... Read More »

Revival of Tourism Department cheers stakeholders

Revival of Tourism Department cheers stakeholdersKATHMANDU, Nepal–The government has revived the Department of Tourism dissolving the existing Tourism Industry Division. The department has been directed to offer services in the most efficient manner... Read More »

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The Honey Hunters of Nepal

The Honey Hunters of Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal - Honey hunting is one of the many activities that form part of the ancient culture... Read More »

Anish won Liglige Race 2014

Anish won Liglige Race 2014

KATHMANU, Nepal – The 25 years old Mr. Anish Thapa Magar who won the “Liglige Race” and... Read More »

Nepal could be destination for Italian tourists: Ambassador Mancini

Nepal could be destination for Italian tourists: Ambassador Mancini

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Italian Ambassador to Nepal Daniel Mancini said Nepal could be a happening destination for Italian tourists.... Read More »

Power supply gives beams of light to Namche folks

Power supply gives beams of light to Namche folks

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Dwellers of Namche and Khumjung in Khumbu valley, who were compelled to live in the dark... Read More »

Ex-King will not offer tika this Dashain

Ex-King will not offer tika this Dashain

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Ex-king Gyanendra Shah will not offer Tika to citizens on the 10th day of Dashain (Vijaya... Read More »

Climate change impact: Human settlement deserted in mountain region

Climate change impact: Human settlement deserted in mountain region

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Inhabitants of two villages in the mountain district of Mustang have vacated their settlements and shifted... 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

Anish won Liglige Race 2014

KATHMANU, Nepal – The 25 years old Mr. Anish Thapa Magar who won the “Liglige Race” and is crowned as “Liglige King 2014” at the Aappipal VDC in Gorkha district . He broke the previous record to cross the 13.5 kilometer distance in 56 minutes and 43 seconds. The race starts from Chepeghat, the convergence...

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Anish won Liglige Race 2014

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

The Honey Hunters of Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal - Honey hunting is one of the many activities that form part of the ancient culture of numerous civilizations. Scientists have estimated through rock painting documentation that honey hunting was practiced as far back as 13 000 BC. In Nepal, honey hunting has been practiced for thousands of years and is a vital part...

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The Honey Hunters of Nepal

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Climate change impact: Human settlement deserted in mountain region

Climate change impact: Human settlement deserted in mountain region

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Inhabitants of two villages in the mountain district of Mustang have vacated their settlements and shifted to lower regions, thanks to the impact of climate change. With swiftly increasing... Read More »

Seeking justice for 329 days, Adhikari loses battle

Seeking justice for 329 days, Adhikari loses battle

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Nanda Prasad Adhikari of Phujel, Gorkha district, who was on a fast-unto-death for the last 329 days demanding justice over the... Read More »

Last King of Nepal suffers heart attack

Last King of Nepal suffers heart attack

KATHMANDU, Nepal– Nepal’s former king has suffered a heart attack and has been admitted to Norvic International Hospital, Saturday night. According to... Read More »

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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... Read More »

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 »

Nepal could be destination for Italian tourists: Ambassador Mancini

Nepal could be destination for Italian tourists: Ambassador Mancini

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Italian Ambassador to Nepal Daniel Mancini said Nepal could be a happening destination for Italian tourists. During a meeting with the office-bearers of Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) at... Read More »

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Mounting robbery with foreign tourists: Police

KATHMANDU, Nepal– With foreign tourists being cheated in different parts of the country, the Tourist Police Division has registered an increasing number of complaints of robbery and fraud.  According to National News Agency RSS, nearly 134 complaints and grievances related to fraud and robbery are found to have been registered at the Division during the...

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Mounting robbery with foreign tourists: Police

Power supply gives beams of light to Namche folks

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Dwellers of Namche and Khumjung in Khumbu valley, who were compelled to live in the dark for four months due to disruption in power supply will no more have to suffer from blackout, thanks to the regular power supply that resumed from Saturday. With the maintenance of the Thame Hydropower Project that was closed...

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Power supply gives beams of light to Namche folks

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

Changri Nup: Studying Himalayan Glaciers

Kathmandu – Continuous measurements of meteorological data and surface energy fluxes at Chagri Nup Glacier (Nepal Himalayas) have been carried out since February 2010, further to the installation of a supraglacial Automatic Weather Station at 5,700 m asl on the debris free surface of the glacier. Collected data allow to assess three-years of glacier energy...

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