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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 reached UML Central Office at Balkhu on Tuesday morning to pay their last respects to the late Sahana Pradhan. On the occasion, UML chairman

Rs 29.4 m Australian aid for 15 small projects

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Australian embassy in Kathmandu has provided assistance worth Rs 29.4 million to 14 non government organizations in Nepal under the embassy´s

Pandey addresses UN Conference on Population and Development

KATHMANDU, Sept 23 : Minister for Foreign Affairs Mahendra Bahadur Pandey has said that Nepal has been implementing a long-term Population Perspective Plan (2010-2031)


Cost of neglecting heart

Bad eating habits and sedentary lifestyle lead to drastic rise in cardiovascular diseases KATHMANDU, Sept 23 : Last week UCPN (Maoist) Vice-chairman Post Bahadur

12 killed in jeep plunge

MYAGDI, Sept 23: At least 12 people were killed when a jeep veered off the rod at Histan VDC-7 of Myagdi district on Tuesday. Nine of the deceased are

MoF, USAID sign assistance pact worth $402m

KATHMANDU, Sept 23 : The Ministry of Finance on Tuesday signed an assistance agreement worth US$ 402 million with the United States Agency for International Development


Shopping malls lure customers with discounts, sales offers

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Shopping malls in the capital have announced various discounts and sales offers to attract festive shoppers. Major shopping destinations like the United World Trade Center (UWTC),

Qatar Airways announces social media competition

KATHMANDU, Sept 23 : Qatar Airways has announced a social media contest -- Join the Club -- to mark its partnership with football giants FC Barcelona.  Issuing


ICC WCL Div 3 shifted to Malaysia

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday has decided to shift the ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Division 3 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from Uganda and rescheduled to the event from October


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

Tiger kills man in zoo

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

Badgered by books

Agatha Christie was the one who introduced me to the world of books. Before Christie, my idea of a book was Mahendramala, Gul Mohar or Fundamentals of Physics (Ninth Edition). When I finally came around to the real deal, there were two in

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

Have your say

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.



12 killed in jeep plunge


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


CPDCC resumes work, but sluggishly


Two killed in ambulance accident


One held with 1.9 kg pangolin scales


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