President Bhandari’s India visit cancelled
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President Bhandari’s India visit cancelled

KATHMANDU:  President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s maiden foreign trip has been cancelled. She was scheduled to visit India starting this Monday. Both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the President’s Office had been coordinating... Read More »

Newport adventurer forced to pull out of expedition
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Newport adventurer forced to pull out of expedition

NEWPORT adventurer Richard Parks has been forced to pull out of his expedition to Everest. Mr Parks was taking part in an expedition aiming to climb the highest mountain in the world without... Read More »

SINGAPORE:  Local explorer and mountaineer David Lim will be attempting a Himalayan traverse expedition this month. Mr Lim is the man who led Singapore’s first two ascents of Mount Everest in 1998 and... Read More »

Earth inhabited by one trillion species
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Earth inhabited by one trillion species

INDIANA:  There are nearly one trillion species on the Earth while 99.999 per cent of species still remain undiscovered, the largest-ever analysis of microbial data has revealed. Biologists from Indiana University have combined... Read More »

Oli, Dahal sign 9-point agreement
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Oli, Dahal sign 9-point agreement

KATHMANDU:  The two major ruling coalition partners — CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist) — reached a nine-point agreement Thursday night after the Maoist party decided continue support to Prime Minister KP Oli’s government. The... Read More »

Govt carefree and strong: PM Oli
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Govt carefree and strong: PM Oli

KATHMANDU:  Amid rumors of a change in government, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has claimed that the incumbent government is carefree and strong. Addressing the parliament on Thursday afternoon, he also said that... Read More »

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Singapore explorer to tackle unexplored Himalayan peaks in May

Singapore explorer to tackle unexplored Himalayan peaks in MaySINGAPORE:  Local explorer and mountaineer David Lim will be attempting a Himalayan traverse expedition this month. Mr Lim is the man who led Singapore’s first two ascents of... Read More »

India keenly following events in Nepal

India keenly following events in NepalKATHMANDU:  External Affairs Ministry of India today said it was closely following the political developments in Nepal. When asked how India views the UCPN-Maoist’s decision of withdrawing support... Read More »

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President Bhandari’s India visit cancelled

President Bhandari’s India visit cancelled

KATHMANDU:  President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s maiden foreign trip has been cancelled. She was scheduled to visit India... Read More »

Newport adventurer forced to pull out of expedition

Newport adventurer forced to pull out of expedition

NEWPORT adventurer Richard Parks has been forced to pull out of his expedition to Everest. Mr Parks... Read More »

Singapore explorer to tackle unexplored Himalayan peaks in May

Singapore explorer to tackle unexplored Himalayan peaks in May

SINGAPORE:  Local explorer and mountaineer David Lim will be attempting a Himalayan traverse expedition this month. Mr... Read More »

Earth inhabited by one trillion species

Earth inhabited by one trillion species

INDIANA:  There are nearly one trillion species on the Earth while 99.999 per cent of species still... Read More »

Icefall doctors secure route up to Camp IV

Icefall doctors secure route up to Camp IV

KATHMANDU:  Icefall doctors have prepared a climbing route up to Camp IV on Everest as of Thursday... Read More »

Oli, Dahal sign 9-point agreement

Oli, Dahal sign 9-point agreement

KATHMANDU:  The two major ruling coalition partners — CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist) — reached a nine-point agreement... Read More »

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Woman rescued after 6 days in collapsed building in Kenya

Govt carefree and strong: PM Oli

KATHMANDU:  Amid rumors of a change in government, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has claimed that the incumbent government is carefree and strong. Addressing the parliament on Thursday afternoon, he also said that the government was not designed by external forces, but formed through a democratic process. “The government was not designed elsewhere; it was...

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Govt carefree and strong: PM Oli

2 Nepalis selected for Fitness World Championship

KATHMANDU:  Two Nepalis have been selected for Fitness World Championship. At a competition held at Melbourne, Australia on Sunday, Pra Shrestha and Sanjeeb Chaudhary won pro cards securing their places in the championship. Shrestha got selected for the competition under woman category by winning gold medal, while Chaudhary booked his ticket by winning silver medal...

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Bieber-Gomez kissing photo becomes most-liked Instagram post

LOS ANGELES:  Justin Bieber’s throwback picture featuring himself kissing Selena Gomez has become the most-liked picture on Instagram. The photo Bieber posted in March has garnered about 3,569,000 double-taps in the last two months, surpassing Kendall Jennar’s photo by roughly 7,000 likes. This is not surprising, considering that the snap received close to 350,000 likes...

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Diamond the size of a tennis ball could fetch $70 million

LONDON:  A London auctioneer says a diamond the size of a tennis ball that is the largest discovered in more than a century could sell for more than $70 million. Sotheby’s says it will offer the Lesedi la Rona diamond in London on June 29. The diamond was unearthed in November in Botswana at a...

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Oli, Dahal sign 9-point agreement

Oli, Dahal sign 9-point agreement

KATHMANDU:  The two major ruling coalition partners — CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist) — reached a nine-point agreement Thursday night after the Maoist party decided continue support to Prime Minister KP... Read More »

Russian mountaineer missing on Nepal mountain

Russian mountaineer missing on Nepal mountain

LAMJUNG:  A Russian climber has been reportedly missing while returning after scaling the 6091-metre Pisang Peak in Upper Manang on Tuesday. The... Read More »

UCPN (M) decides to form new govt under Dahal

UCPN (M) decides to form new govt under Dahal

KATHMANDU:  The UCPN (Maoist), an important ally of the incumbent KP Sharma Oli-led government, has decided to form a new government under... Read More »

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TAAN to mark its 37th anniversary in Langtang

TAAN to mark its 37th anniversary in Langtang

KATHMANDU:  Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (Taan) has decided to celebrate its 37th anniversary in Langtang on May 29—a move aimed at... Read More »

17 climbers evacuated, 400 complain of altitude sickness in Mt Everest

17 climbers evacuated, 400 complain of altitude sickness in Mt Everest

KATHMANDU:  An unstable weather pattern in the Mt Everest region has started taking its toll on the world climbers as many of... Read More »

Newport adventurer forced to pull out of expedition

Newport adventurer forced to pull out of expedition

NEWPORT adventurer Richard Parks has been forced to pull out of his expedition to Everest. Mr Parks was taking part in an expedition aiming to climb the highest mountain in... Read More »

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KATHMANDU:  President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s maiden foreign trip has been cancelled. She was scheduled to visit India starting this Monday. Both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the President’s Office had been coordinating the President’s India visit. However, the visit has been cancelled stating that it was not endorsed by the Cabinet. “The president’s India...

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Police destroyed Marijuana in 1,100 ropanis across Kathmandu

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Govt sitting on Rs 100 billion, unable to spend

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Worcester paramedic hands over thousands raised during latest visit to Nepal

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Earth inhabited by one trillion species

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