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Dhurmus, Suntali begin construction of 3rd earthquake-resistant settlement

Dhurmus, Suntali begin construction of 3rd earthquake-resistant settlement

KATHMANDU:  The Dhurmus Suntali Foundation on Monday laid a foundation stone for its third model earthquake-resistant settlement for a Musahar community in Mahottari district. Senior comedian duo Hari Bansha Acharya and Madan Krishna Shrestha and Coordinator of the Save Historical Janakpur Campaign, Ram Ashish Yadav, jointly laid the foundation stone for the settlement, amid a grand […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award for 4th time (Video)

Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award for 4th time (Video)

ZURICH:  Capping what he called the best year of is career, Cristiano Ronaldo won his fourth FIFA best player award on Monday. The double European champion with Portugal and Real Madrid beat great rival Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to complete a sweep of top individual awards. “It was a year that was magnificent at a personal level […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, SPORTS | Read More »

Cover Story Discovering my own country

Cover Story  Discovering my own country

One of my goals this year is to travel more within Nepal. I have a foreigner colleague who knows more about Nepal than I do and sometimes I feel ashamed at how easily I say I want to go to Greece and Rome and plan for it while having no idea about the beautiful getaways […]

January 9th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, TRAVEL/TOURISM | Read More »

Gearing up for TGIF Nepal Fashion Week 2017

Gearing up for TGIF Nepal Fashion Week 2017

KATHMANDU:  Young models filling up registration forms, standing in a queue, wishing one another good luck, and taking selfies — it was the scene on the premises of Embassy Restaurant, Panipokhari on January 8. Occasion was the Model Auditions for the biggest fashion show of the nation — Ruslan – The Himalayan Times TGIF Nepal […]

January 9th, 2017 | Posted in ENTERTAINMENT, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Swiss tourists construct school building

Swiss tourists construct school building

KATHMANDU:  More than 100 schoolchildren have been benefited after a group of visitors from Switzerland constructed a school building in Lapsiphedi, Kathmandu. Mauro Loretz, Franz Loretz, Sandro Muscas, Nora Honegger, Jovita Loretz, Sonja Schmed, Irina Monn and Clau Berther spent a couple of weeks at Shankharpur- 4, Lapsifedi to construct a building of Baira Mahadev […]

January 8th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Showcasing Dolpo

Showcasing Dolpo

Imagine walking up lands wild and seemingly uncharted, stretching far into the oblivion. Imagine a dusk that rolls in glowing shades of pink and blue. Imagine rugged mountains, nothing giant but still sizeable, under stars a million strong. After close to eleven hours of walking with not a soul crossing path, we decided to camp […]

January 7th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, TRAVEL/TOURISM | Read More »

Family with 6 blinds: Why no red disability ID cards for us?

Family with 6 blinds: Why no red disability ID cards for us?

RAJBIRAJ:  Shambhu Mandal, 50, did was born with a defective eyesight though he could see. Later, he completely lost it. He was never taken to a doctor as the family was too poor to afford medical intervention. Unfortunately, he is not the only family member that is deprived of eyesight. His brother Shiva Narayan, 45, […]

January 7th, 2017 | Posted in Also in the News, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Blessed to know you: Vin Diesel to Deepika

Blessed to know you: Vin Diesel to Deepika

LOS ANGELES:  Hollywood star Vin Diesel says he is blessed to know his “xXx: Return of the Xander Cage” co-star Deepika Padukone. The 49-year-old-actor, who was in Mexico along with the films entire cast and crew for its promotions, posted special message on Instagram for the actress as she turned 31. “Happy birthday to a […]

January 6th, 2017 | Posted in ENTERTAINMENT, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Indonesian Women Climbers Reach Antarctic`s Summit

Indonesian Women Climbers Reach Antarctic`s Summit

BANDUNG:  Fransiska Dimitri Inkiriwang and Mathilda Dwi Lestari, two female climbers from the Women of Indonesia’s Seven Summits Expedition (WISSEMU) at the Parahyangan Catholic University (Unpar), Bandung, reached Mount Vinson Massif’s summit in Antarctica. They both made it to the summit on Wednesday, January 4, 2017, at 23.48 local time. The Indonesian flag was hoisted […]

January 6th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, TRAVEL/TOURISM | Read More »

Chinese renewable power giant builds global empire

Chinese renewable power giant builds global empire

BEIJING:  Other investors are wary of Brazil, but when Duke Energy wanted to sell 10 hydroelectric dams there, a Chinese utility shrugged off the country’s economic turmoil and paid $1.2 billion to add them to an energy empire that stretches from Malaysia to Germany to the Amazon. State-owned China Three Gorges Group is spending heavily […]

January 6th, 2017 | Posted in BUSINESS, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

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