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Local trekkers are mistreated by hoteliers in ABC trail

Local trekkers are mistreated by hoteliers in ABC trail

ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP:  Trekking trails along the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) that reaches to an altitude of 4130 meters traverse through cascading music of waterfalls, chirping of birds in the mysterious and wonderful forests amidst the background of serene snow-capped mountains. However, the local tourists traveling along the trails are the cold shoulder by the […]

October 24th, 2016 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, TRAVEL/TOURISM | Read More »

Call to tap into natural resources in Mustang

Call to tap into natural resources in Mustang

MUSTANG:  Stakeholders have urged the government to formulate concrete plans to utilise naturally stockpiled sand, gravels and boulders in Mustang, stating the district alone can suffice construction needs of the entire country. Mustang consists of barren land and mountains of sand, gravels and boulders, which if utilised by the government for the extraction of construction […]

October 23rd, 2016 | Posted in BUSINESS, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Nepal climbers conduct first ski descent from Mt Manaslu

Nepal climbers conduct first ski descent from Mt Manaslu

KATHMANDU: Three Nepali mountaineers successfully conducted a ski descent from the Camp III of Mt Manaslu, the world’s eighth highest mountain, in this autumn climbing season. Mingma David Sherpa, Tashi Sherpa and Krishna Thapa Magar also became the first Nepali skiers to descend the height of 7,500 metres on Mt Manaslu (8,163 m) by skiing, […]

October 23rd, 2016 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, TRAVEL/TOURISM | Read More »

Low pay disheartens traditional dancers

Low pay disheartens traditional dancers

LALITPUR:  Kartik Naach, a Newari festival in Patan of traditional dance performances, bhajans, and religious drama, is on the verge of discontinuation because of severe financial problems. A performer Sojan Raghubansi said he lost much of his motivation to continue performing because of the low wages paid by the Kartik Naach Samrakshan Samiti, the committee […]

October 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Also in the News, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Journey of The Black Hen

Journey of The Black Hen

KATHMANDU:  Two boys looking for their missing hen in the midst of Maoist insurgency have not only won prestigious awards including Critics’ Week in Venice Film Festival, but have also made their way to the Oscars. Nepal has chosen Min Bahadur Bham’s Kalo Pothi (The Black Hen) as its nomination for best foreign-language Oscar this […]

October 23rd, 2016 | Posted in ENTERTAINMENT, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Tabei, first woman to scale Mt Everest, dies

Tabei, first woman to scale Mt Everest, dies

KATHMANDU:  Junko Tabei, first woman to scale Mount Everest, has died at the age of 77. Tabei was suffering from cancer for the past four years and died in the course of treatment at a cancer centre in a Japanese town of Saita, according to the Japanese Mountaineering Association. Born in Japan on September 22, […]

October 23rd, 2016 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Pauwabhanjyang: A vantage point for natural beauties

Pauwabhanjyang: A vantage point for natural beauties

PANCHTHAR:  Pauwabhanjyang, which is situated at the altitude of 8,200 ft from the seal level, is a popular vantage point for viewing the beauty of the silver-looking snow-capped mountain peaks. When the passengers traveling along the Mechi Highway reach Pauwabhanjyang, which borders Panchthar and Ilam, they do not forget to take a look at the […]

October 22nd, 2016 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, TRAVEL/TOURISM | Read More »

Ex-King Gyanendra to inaugurate Int’l Hindu Conference

Ex-King Gyanendra to inaugurate Int’l Hindu Conference

KATHMANDU:  Hindu State Political Committee has stated that International Hindu Conference will kick off at Bankali, Pashupatinath on Thursday. Organizing a press conference at Reporters’ Club Nepal on Wednesday, the committee said that former King Gyanendra Shah will inaugurate the three-day conference. Addressing the program, General Secretary of Hindu Rajya Prajatantra Party, Rabindra Paudel said […]

October 19th, 2016 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

All climbers don’t stand atop Mt Manaslu while ‘successfully’ summitting it

All climbers don’t stand atop Mt Manaslu while ‘successfully’ summitting it

KATHMANDU:  There a general understanding that the climbers should have reached the main summit point — the prescribed altitude of respective mountain — to qualify as successful summiteers. Mt Manaslu (8,163 m) which lies in western Nepal, however, has been a different case. Most of the climbers who claimed victory over the world’s eighth highest […]

October 18th, 2016 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Only porn movie can be organic: Nikhil Uprety

Only porn movie can be organic: Nikhil Uprety

KATHMANDU:  “Only a porn movie can be organic.” This was what Nepali cine artiste and popular film producer Nikhil Uprety said at a program organized to announce his fifth film ‘Rudra’ recently. Answering the query raised by journalists whether he was producing an “organic film” as discussed in the market now-a-days, Uprety said, “Only a […]

October 18th, 2016 | Posted in Also in the News, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

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