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Battered and bruised Sindhupalchowk slide It was 7 am when we reached Bahrabise of Sindhupalchowk district, some six kilometers away from Lamo Sanghu


Leaders pay last respect to Sahana (photo feature)

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Leaders of different political parties breached UML Central Office at Balkhu on Tuesday morning to pay their last respects to the late Sahana Pradhan. On the occasion, UML chairman

VP Jha to leave for Lhasa Wednesday

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Vice-President Parmananda Jha is leaving here tomorrow for Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People´s Republic of

Minister Pandey addresses 29th Special Session under UNGA

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Minister for Foreign Affairs Mahendra Bahadur Pandey addressed the 29th Special Session of the United Nation (UN) General Assembly on the follow-up


Nanda Prasad Adhikari loses battle for justice

Hunger strike ends in death KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Nanda Prasad Adhikari of Phujel, Gorkha district, who had been staging a fast-unto-death at Bir Hospital for

HRW calls for amending 35-day limit to report rape

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Human Rights Watch has said that Nepal’s 35-day limitations on reporting sexual violence is an unacceptable and illogical additional hurdle

Yet another grief befalls on Sahana's family

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The family of pioneer leader of Nepal´s democratic movement, Sahana Pradhan, suffered yet another grief today itself. Three-year-old,


Nepal's new longest bridge links over 200,000 cut off by monsoon

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Being cut off from the rest of the country was routine for the residents of Rajapur and 10 other VDCs in Bardiya district during rainy season due to the swollen Karnali river. However, there


ICC shifts WCL Division 3 cricket to Malaysia

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday shifted the ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Division 3 from Uganda to Malaysia. According to the international cricket governing


Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars' orbit

NEW DELHI, Sept 23: With home-grown technology and a remarkably low budget of about $75 million, India on course to become the first nation to conduct a successful Mars mission on its first try. If

Indian zoo: Tiger kills man who climbed into moat

NEW DELHI, Sept 23:  A white tiger killed a young man who climbed over a fence at the New Delhi zoo and jumped into the animal´s enclosure Tuesday, a

28 dead in landslides, floods in northeast India

GAUHATI, India, Sept 23: Landslides and flash floods triggered by two days of heavy rain have killed at least 28 people in India´s remote northeast, officials

The Week

"I'm proud to be a Nepali"

Astha Raut’s song ‘Chaubandima Patuki Badhya Chhaina’ has earned her the award for the ‘Best Female Pop Vocal Performance’ at the 18th Hits FM Music Awards recently. Obviously, the singer is very happy about

Women and erotica : An uneasy relationship

A young lady was once reading a copy of Osho’s ‘From Sex to Superconsciousness’ which she then lent to her teacher. When her male teacher gave it back to her, it was wrapped in a newspaper. “I

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The 2014 Asian Games or the XVII Asiad is all set to officially start from today in South Korea. Nepal is taking part in 18 different events but it has already crashed


Bidding the Lit Fest goodbye with celebrity gossips and poetry

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The afternoon sessions at the backyard of Nepal Academy in Kamaladi on the concluding day of Ncell Nepal Literature Festival included ‘Celebrity

'Paper Boats', a memoir of love, launched

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: ‘Paper Boats’, chronicling the love letters and story of Indira and late Gopal Shrestha, was officially launched at Hotel Shangri-La

Gen next

Waitering, not a bad calling

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Rajan Nepal, 25, who came to Kathmandu from Dhading around seven years ago, joined OR2K Restaurant in Thamel to work as a waiter. He initially chose the job just to earn some pocket money but

Born to fly

KATHMANDU, Sept 22:  Sorika KC, 25, says she never really thought she would be an airhostess someday. An extrovert with varied interests, she had a soft corner toward social work right since her childhood.



11 killed in Myagdi jeep fall


Final rites for late Pradhan performed with state honor


Communist leader Sahana Pradhan passes away


Nepal's new longest bridge links over 200,000 cut off by monsoon


Nepal in quarterfinals of women's cricket at Asiad



CIAA moves court against NTCL officials


Thaulo players fight on empty stomach -- thanks to officials


One held with 1.9 kg pangolin scales


Two killed in ambulance accident


CPDCC resumes work, but sluggishly


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