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350 climbers including handless Nepali reach atop Mt. Everest, 4 dead

350 climbers including handless Nepali reach atop Mt. Everest, 4 dead

Kathmandu – Nearly 350 climbers reached atop Mt. Everest by May 20 this year. A total of 94 climbers, including Sudarshan Gautam, a handless (not having both hands) Nepali, reached atop Mount Everest on Monday, thanks to the favourable climate. Out of 94 climbers who conquered the summit, 43 are from the expedition teams and rest […]

Eight injured when plane flies down to river in west Nepal

Eight injured when plane flies down to river in west Nepal

Kathmandu – Ten passengers including three crew members were injured when a twin otter aircraft belonging to Nepal Airlines Corportaion crashed into Kaligandaki riverbanks after skidding off from a runway in western Nepal on Thursday morning. The chartered flight plane was carrying 22 passengers including eight Japanese and an infant from Pokhara to Jomsom, some […]

Government disappoint Nepalese by recommending Karki for CIAA chief

Government disappoint Nepalese by recommending Karki for CIAA chief

Kathmandu – Recommendation of the Constitutional Council to appoint former chief secretary of Nepal Governmnet to the post of the chief of the anti-graft body has drawn flak from the civil society leaders, student organizations, lawyers and journalists. The Constitutional Council led by chairman of the Interim Election Council (Prime Minister) Khilraj Regmi had recommended […]

Nepali women challenge traditional menstrual practice forced to them

Nepali women challenge traditional menstrual practice forced to them

Kathmandu – Women in Dailekh district, in western Nepal, are slowly giving up the Chhaupadi tradition, a system in which the women are forced to stay in the cow sheds or natural caves during their menstruation cycle. Sad yet true, many women in the remote parts of western Nepal are forced to follow the ill […]

Nepal’s former minister is now rearing pigs

Nepal’s former minister is now rearing pigs

Kathmandu – Former Minister Shiva Raj Joshi who spent almost 15 years at the Singh Durbar, the central secretariat of the Nepal government, as a parliamentarian and a minister, is now spending his day at a piggery in a village of south-west Nepal. Accustomed to putting signatures on the piles of files at the ministries, Joshi […]

Damsels banned in driver’s cabin in western Nepal

Kathmandu – Damsels sitting in the driver’s cabin divert the concentration of the man in charge of the steering wheel and lead to road accidents. The bus entrepreneurs in western hill of Nepal have arrived at this conclusion and asked the staff of its long route buses to not allow young women in its passenger […]

Nepali election hangs in the balance

Nepali election hangs in the balance

KATHMANDU – Nepal’s Interim Election Council of Ministers led by Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi has appointed Chief Commissioner and four others in the Election Commission that has remained without any commissioners for the past few months. President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav appointed the commissioners at the recommendation of the government Sunday. With the appointments of […]

Nepali Maoist leader who killed civilians receives threat from the right activists

Nepali Maoist leader who killed civilians receives threat from the right activists

Kathmandu – “Who is Bal Krishna Dhungel? Is he a bad man? What crimes has he committed?” Parents strolling along the roads and alleys of Kathmandu with their children get fed up with these questions of their wards these days. Although parents know well who Mr. Dhungel is and what crimes he has committed but […]

Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi appointed Nepal’s new Prime Minister

Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi appointed Nepal’s new Prime Minister

Kathmandu: Holding marathon meetings lasting over three weeks the key four political parties of Nepal have succeeded to form an election government under the leadership of Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi. With the appointment of Regmi as the chairman of the interim election council of ministers, the nine-month political deadlock has virtually ended in this […]

Pashupatinath saw largest crowd at Shivaratri festival

Pashupatinath saw largest crowd at Shivaratri festival

Kathmandu – “Jaya Shambho! Jaya Shambo!!” Some 1.2 million Hindu devotees thronged into the Pashupatinath temple area chanting these words on the day of Shivaratri festival on Sunday. Famous Pashupatinath Temple located in the heart of Kathamndu is one of the famous pilgrimage sites for Hindus. Every Hindu has a desire to visit this Shiva […]

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