BERLIN:  The image of the United States has deteriorated sharply across the globe under President Donald Trump and an overwhelming majority of people in other countries have no confidence in his ability to... Read More »

2 climbers missing on “Killer Mountain” in north Pakistan
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2 climbers missing on “Killer Mountain” in north Pakistan

ISLAMABAD:  One Spanish man and an Argentinian have gone missing on a notoriously treacherous peak in northern Pakistan known among mountaineers as “Killer Mountain”, officials said on Tuesday. Alberto Zerain Berasatei from Spain... Read More »

Oops! Modi does it again
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Oops! Modi does it again

NEW DELHI:  President Donald Trump should have been ready as he met with India’s prime minister, an unabashed hugger. Smiling widely at a news conference Monday during a visit to Washington, Prime Minister... Read More »

Patan Museum to expand to Sundari courtyard
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Patan Museum to expand to Sundari courtyard

LALITPUR:  The Patan Museum would soon be expanded to the upper floor to Sundari courtyard. The museum currently housed in Keshavnarayan courtyard and main courtyard is to be expanded to Sundari courtyard, said... Read More »

‘Snow Leopard’ Ang Rita Sherpa receives Guinness certificate
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‘Snow Leopard’ Ang Rita Sherpa receives Guinness certificate

KATHMANDU:  Ang Rita Sherpa, popularly known as the ‘snow leopard’ in the mountaineering community on Monday has been awarded with a Guinness World Record certificate for making the most number of successful ascents on... Read More »

Chitwan’s top tourist destination
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Chitwan’s top tourist destination

CHITWAN:  Chitwan is the perfect destination for nature lovers. It is located 150 km west of Kathmandu and has been ranked as the third most visited tourist destination in Nepal: after Kathmandu and... Read More »


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Enthusiastic turnout of voters in Rupandehi

Enthusiastic turnout of voters in RupandehiBHAIRAHAWA:  The voting is underway in a peaceful manner in Rupandehi district. Voters thronged their respective poling centers early this morning. Around 35 percent votes were cast as of... Read More »

Sajha Yatayat will provide free rides to elderly, disabled passengers

Sajha Yatayat will provide free rides to elderly, disabled passengersKATHMANDU:  The Sajha Yatayat says it will not take any fare from its elderly and disabled passengers from Tuesday. The discount will be available on all buses operating along... Read More »

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Bankers for raising personal home loan limit to Rs 20 million

Bankers for raising personal home loan limit to Rs 20 million

KATHMANDU:  Bankers have urged the central bank to raise the upper limit of personal housing loans from... Read More »

Image of the United States has plunged under Trump, survey shows

Image of the United States has plunged under Trump, survey shows

BERLIN:  The image of the United States has deteriorated sharply across the globe under President Donald Trump... Read More »

Australian police charge Vatican cardinal with sex offenses

Australian police charge Vatican cardinal with sex offenses

SYDNEY:  Australian police charged a top Vatican cardinal on Thursday with multiple counts of historical sexual assault... Read More »

5 polling centres in Solukhumbu see nil voters

5 polling centres in Solukhumbu see nil voters

SOLUKHUBU:  Five polling centres at Nechasalyan Rural Municipality-6,Tingla, in Solukhumbu district saw nil voters in the second phase... Read More »

Phase II local level polls: EC puts turnout at 70.5%

Phase II local level polls: EC puts turnout at 70.5%

KATHMANDU:  The Election Commission (EC) has estimated that 70.5 per cent voters cast their ballots in the... Read More »

Gas stations in Kathmandu run out of fuel

Gas stations in Kathmandu run out of fuel

KATHMANDU:  Most of the private petrol pumps operating in the valley bore a deserted look on Tuesday... Read More »

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Image of the United States has plunged under Trump, survey shows

BERLIN:  The image of the United States has deteriorated sharply across the globe under President Donald Trump and an overwhelming majority of people in other countries have no confidence in his ability to lead, a survey from the Pew Research Center showed. Five months into Trump’s presidency, the survey spanning 37 nations showed US favorability...

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Image of the United States has plunged under Trump, survey shows

Bankers for raising personal home loan limit to Rs 20 million

KATHMANDU:  Bankers have urged the central bank to raise the upper limit of personal housing loans from Rs 10 million to at least Rs 20 million. The demand from banking executives for upward revision of personal housing loans has come in the wake of rising costs to purchase land and build a house. As the...

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Bankers for raising personal home loan limit to Rs 20 million

Pakistan wins Champions Trophy, crushes archrival India

LONDON:  Pakistan smashed the highest total in a Champions Trophy final — 338-4 that included a maiden century from opener Fakhar Zaman — after being made to bat first by defending champion India at The Oval on Sunday. To retain the title, India will have to produce the highest successful run chase in Trophy history...

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Pakistan wins Champions Trophy, crushes archrival India

Reports swirl about Beyonce’s twins, but no confirmation yet

LOS ANGELES:  Are Beyonce and Jay Z parents again? Mum’s the word from the parents and their reps, even though reports are flying that the much-anticipated twins have made their arrival. Several outlets have published reports with no official confirmation. Even Beyonce’s father, with whom she has had a strained relationship, tweeted congrats Sunday. Beyonce...

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Reports swirl about Beyonce’s twins, but no confirmation yet

Oops! Modi does it again

NEW DELHI:  President Donald Trump should have been ready as he met with India’s prime minister, an unabashed hugger. Smiling widely at a news conference Monday during a visit to Washington, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the president’s outstretched arm not as an invitation for a handshake, but as a pull toward an embrace. Then...

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Phase II local level polls: EC puts turnout at 70.5%

Phase II local level polls: EC puts turnout at 70.5%

KATHMANDU:  The Election Commission (EC) has estimated that 70.5 per cent voters cast their ballots in the second phase of local polls held in three provinces—1, 5 and 7. The... Read More »

2 climbers missing on “Killer Mountain” in north Pakistan

2 climbers missing on “Killer Mountain” in north Pakistan

ISLAMABAD:  One Spanish man and an Argentinian have gone missing on a notoriously treacherous peak in northern Pakistan known among mountaineers as... Read More »

Army Chief honours Pemba Dorje Sherpa for historic Mt Everest climb

Army Chief honours Pemba Dorje Sherpa for historic Mt Everest climb

KATHMANDU:  Chief of Army Staff Rajendra Chhetri today felicitated record holder climber Pemba Dorje Sherpa for successfully placing the portrait of late... Read More »

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Chitwan’s top tourist destination

Chitwan’s top tourist destination

CHITWAN:  Chitwan is the perfect destination for nature lovers. It is located 150 km west of Kathmandu and has been ranked as... Read More »

Chandragiri becomes major tourist hub in short period

Chandragiri becomes major tourist hub in short period

KATHMANDU:  Chandragiri has become an attractive tourist destination within 11 months of the operation of Chandragiri cable car. One can see panoramic... Read More »

KMC to provide free internet facility in touristic heritages

KMC to provide free internet facility in touristic heritages

KATHMANDU:  The Kathmandu Metropolitan City, with an aim to facilitate tourists, would soon be providing free internet facility at the important touristic heritage sites of the metropolis. Nawaraj Dhakal, the... Read More »

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Manual worker drowns in Kabeli B1 hydel project reservoir

PHIDIM:  A worker at under construction Kabeli B1 Hydropower Project drowned in a reservoir in Yangwarak Rural Municipality-4 of Panchthar district on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Nabin Magar (18) of Palpa district, a worker in the Kabeli B1 hydropower. Magar drowned in the reservoir while he was working on the dam being...

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Manual worker drowns in Kabeli B1 hydel project reservoir

Gas stations in Kathmandu run out of fuel

KATHMANDU:  Most of the private petrol pumps operating in the valley bore a deserted look on Tuesday as most of the gasoline stations were closed, hanging the information board of ‘No Petrol’. Although Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) claimed to be supplying adequate quantity of the petroleum products, motorists are once again struggling to receive fuel....

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‘I’ll make Kathmandu a better place to live’

KATHMANDU:  CPN-UML’s Bidhya Sundar Shakya was elected the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City on Sunday. With Shakya’s victory, the KMC has got its new mayor after 15 years. The local body election was last held in 1997 when the UML’s Keshav Sthapit was elected the mayor. Shakya defeated his nearest rival Raju Raj Joshi of...

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High-altitude runner Kilian Jornet conquers Everest, twice

BARCELONA:  Their bodies and brains ravaged by the oxygen-scarce heights of the Himalayas, even the hardiest few who scale the treacherous slopes of Mount Everest cut short celebrations for some well-deserved rest. Not Kilian Jornet.   Somehow, he still had some legs left. Kilian Jornet from Spain prepares his climb of Mount Everest in 2017....

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High-altitude runner Kilian Jornet conquers Everest, twice

Drought, diseases, pests on the rise

KATHMANDU:  Incidents of drought, outbreak of diseases and prevalence of pests have increased in the country, shows a study. The National Climate Change Impact Assessment Survey, the first of its kind study carried out in Nepal, was undertaken for six months from mid-August 2016 to mid-February 2017. It came up with the finding that climate...

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