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Nepal demolish Sri Lanka 4-0 in women’s football

KATHMANDU:  Nepal’s women football team thrashed Sri Lanka 4-0 in the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) on Saturday. In the last match of the group stage played at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Shillong,... Read More »

Madi to Sauraha trekking route for tourism development
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Madi to Sauraha trekking route for tourism development

CHITWAN:  Eastern Chitwan, including Sauraha, is well known for diverse wildlife and mesmerizing beauty capable of attracting tourists like nowhere else in the district. However, few locals have been able to take benefit... Read More »

MUNICH:  Diplomats agreed Friday to work toward a temporary “cessation of hostilities” in Syria’s civil war within a week, although efforts to secure a lasting cease-fire fell short. The deal appeared to be... Read More »

Einstein’s gravitational waves detected in landmark discovery
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Einstein’s gravitational waves detected in landmark discovery

WASHINGTON/CAMBRIDGE, MASS.:  Scientists for the first time have detected gravitational waves, ripples in space and time hypothesised by Albert Einstein a century ago, in a landmark discovery announced on Thursday that opens a... Read More »

PM Oli meets Raute Mukhiyas
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PM Oli meets Raute Mukhiyas

KATHMANDU:  Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Friday met members of Raute community. In a meeting with PM Oli at the latter’s official residence in Baluwatar this morning, the members of nomadic forest... Read More »

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Quake-displaced brace for rains as hope for help ‘fades’

Quake-displaced brace for rains as hope for help ‘fades’KATHMANDU:  After braving a harsh winter in flimsy shelters, earthquake survivors in Gorkha district are bracing for the summer with Spring arriving and thundershowers expected months before monsoon.... Read More »

PM Oli meets Raute Mukhiyas

PM Oli meets Raute MukhiyasKATHMANDU:  Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Friday met members of Raute community. In a meeting with PM Oli at the latter’s official residence in Baluwatar this morning,... Read More »

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After 1,000-year split, pope and Russian patriarch embrace in Cuba

After 1,000-year split, pope and Russian patriarch embrace in Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba:  Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill embraced and kissed on Friday in a historic... Read More »

Nepal demolish Sri Lanka 4-0 in women’s football

Nepal demolish Sri Lanka 4-0 in women’s football

KATHMANDU:  Nepal’s women football team thrashed Sri Lanka 4-0 in the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) on... Read More »

Madi to Sauraha trekking route for tourism development

Madi to Sauraha trekking route for tourism development

CHITWAN:  Eastern Chitwan, including Sauraha, is well known for diverse wildlife and mesmerizing beauty capable of attracting... Read More »

‘Sending foreign secy to Kathmandu at last moment was not good’

‘Sending foreign secy to Kathmandu at last moment was not good’

KATHMANDU:  Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has criticised the government of Narendra Modi for putting up... Read More »

Quake-displaced brace for rains as hope for help ‘fades’

Quake-displaced brace for rains as hope for help ‘fades’

KATHMANDU:  After braving a harsh winter in flimsy shelters, earthquake survivors in Gorkha district are bracing for... Read More »

Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week

Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week

MUNICH:  Diplomats agreed Friday to work toward a temporary “cessation of hostilities” in Syria’s civil war within... Read More »

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After 1,000-year split, pope and Russian patriarch embrace in Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba:  Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill embraced and kissed on Friday in a historic meeting, uniting to issue a global appeal for the protection of Christians under assault in the Middle East. Nearly 1,000 years after the Eastern and Western branches of Christianity split apart, the meeting at an airport terminal in...

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After 1,000-year split, pope and Russian patriarch embrace in Cuba

‘Sending foreign secy to Kathmandu at last moment was not good’

KATHMANDU:  Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has criticised the government of Narendra Modi for putting up a blockade against Nepal. In an interview with India Today magazine, he said that “with regard to Nepal, once again we have a situation where the government there is accusing the government of India of putting up a...

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‘Sending foreign secy to Kathmandu at last moment was not good’

Nepal demolish Sri Lanka 4-0 in women’s football

KATHMANDU:  Nepal’s women football team thrashed Sri Lanka 4-0 in the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) on Saturday. In the last match of the group stage played at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Shillong, Nepal had made an early lead after a defender of Sri Lanka scored a suicide goal. Sabitra Bhandari scored second goal for...

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Nepal demolish Sri Lanka 4-0 in women’s football

Teria Magar honoured in Belgium

KATHMANDU:  Teria Magar, an exceptionally brilliant Nepali dancer and winner of the ‘Dance India Dance Little Master-2014’ was felicitated in Belgium recently. Magar was honoured by Damodar Prasad Acharya, Europe Advisor of the Movement, at a special cultural programme organised by the World Magar Association, Belgium chapter, at Leuven in Belgium. On the occasion, Magar...

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Teria Magar honoured in Belgium

Private schools preparing to impart Sanskrit education

KATHMANDU:  Private boarding schools in the Capital and other regions are making preparations to teach Sanskrit. The Sanskrit is one of the oldest and richest languages in the world and is taken as the source of spiritual and disciplinary education. The Jayatu Sanskritam, Satmarga Aviyan and Jeeyar Educational Trust Nepal, Nepal Bikas Tarangini are playing...

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Private schools preparing to impart Sanskrit education

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Road expansion drive resumes

Road expansion drive resumes

KATHMANDU:  The Kathmandu Valley Road Improvement Project (KVRIP) has resumed works to expand the two-lane road from Tripureshwor to Kalanki. The expansion into six lanes, which was scheduled to be... Read More »

Petroleum products supply to normalise from Friday, quota system scrapped

Petroleum products supply to normalise from Friday, quota system scrapped

KATHMANDU:  Supply Ministry is normalising distribution of petroleum products from Friday. The ministry said it would also be scrapping the quota system... Read More »

Ex-PM Koirala cremated with state honours

Ex-PM Koirala cremated with state honours

KATHMANDU:  Former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala was cremated with state honours, according to the Hindu tradition at Pashupati... Read More »

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Hotel business booms in villages around Pokhara

Hotel business booms in villages around Pokhara

SIKLES, Kaski:  Entrepreneurs have been increasingly attracted to establishing hotels in locations surrounding Pokhara due to a sharp rise in the number... Read More »

More tourists from third countries visit round Annapurna trekking route

More tourists from third countries visit round Annapurna trekking route

MUSTANG:  The number of tourists from the third countries is more in the round Annapurna Trekking Route compared to the neighbouring SAARC... Read More »

3,000 tourists visit Ghalegaun in last 7 months

3,000 tourists visit Ghalegaun in last 7 months

GHALEGAUN, Lamjung:  A total of 3,094 tourists including 394 foreigners have visited Ghalegaun, a popular tourist destination in Lamjung district, in the first seven months of fiscal year 2015-16. According... Read More »

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PM urged not to sign agreement against national interest

KATHMANDU:  Political parties representing the parliament on Friday suggested Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli not to sign any agreement against national interest during India visit. Leaders of 17 different parties said that earlier prime ministers failed to live up to their promises to the people and struck the bilateral deals with India which ultimately proved...

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Madi to Sauraha trekking route for tourism development

CHITWAN:  Eastern Chitwan, including Sauraha, is well known for diverse wildlife and mesmerizing beauty capable of attracting tourists like nowhere else in the district. However, few locals have been able to take benefit from the potential the region holds, people of Madi claim. According to them, while Madi could also have developed as a wonderful...

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Baggage claim still a nightmare at TIA

KATHMANDU:  Nepal’s sole international airport Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has undergone massive changes after the government started conducting regular inspections amid scathing media reports about bad service, but retrieving one’s luggage at the arrival lounge remains a nightmare. Travellers often complain that they spend more time waiting to get their luggage than they spend on...

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Nepalese guides train on Swiss ski slopes

They are eager learners, carving turns with their Swiss and French ski guide instructors, but these are no ordinary students in the Alps. A small group of Nepalese mountain guides, skilled at taking clients up Mount Everest and other huge peaks, are retooling themselves as guardians of a new ski culture in Nepal. Since last...

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Nepalese guides train on Swiss ski slopes

Einstein’s gravitational waves detected in landmark discovery

WASHINGTON/CAMBRIDGE, MASS.:  Scientists for the first time have detected gravitational waves, ripples in space and time hypothesised by Albert Einstein a century ago, in a landmark discovery announced on Thursday that opens a new window for studying the cosmos. The researchers said they identified gravitational waves coming from two distant black holes – extraordinarily dense...

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