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Nepal: No extradition treaty during Chinese President Xi visit

Nepal: No extradition treaty during Chinese President Xi visit

By Kuber Chalise Contributor to AsiaN from Nepal Kathmandu: As the diplomatic community and political parties in Kathmandu show serious concern about the Nepal government’s ‘plan’ to sign the Nepal-China Extradition Treaty during the high-level visit from China this weekend, Nepal seems to back out from its plan. “The understanding about China pressing Nepal to […]

Nepal waits to seal Kerung-Kathmandu railway deal during Chinese President’s visit

Nepal waits to seal Kerung-Kathmandu railway deal during Chinese President’s visit

By Kuber Chalise Contributor to AsiaN from Nepal Kathmandu: Nepal is waiting to sign an ambitious Kerung-Kathmandu cross-border railway agreement during the visit of the Chinese President Xi Jinping. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on October 9 confirmed the Chinese President’s arrival in Kathmandu on a two-day state visit accepting the friendly invitation of President […]

Nepal bans North Korean investments

Nepal bans North Korean investments

By Kuber Chalise Contributor to AsiaN from Nepal Kathmandu: Nepal has banned North Korean investment in the Himalayan country and the Department of Industry (DoI) asked the North Koreans to close their businesses by the end of October in view of the UN Security Council Resolution against Pyongyang. “The Department of Industry has asked nine […]

Nepalese festivals in Sherpa’s Eyes

Nepalese festivals in Sherpa’s Eyes

Loshar is one of the major festivals in Nepal which is celebrated widely within the country, especially in the high area. Nepal, a beautiful country situated on the lap of Himalayas, is a well-known destination in the world tourism. It is the country of multi-culture, multilanguage, and multi-caste. It is also famous for its mesmerizing green […]

The Sherpas: Guides to the Peak of Mt. Everest

The Sherpas: Guides to the Peak of Mt. Everest

Many remember the names of those who reached the peaks of the Himalayas but few know of the Sherpa—the guides that helped the trekkers along the way. Known for their skill in mountain-climbing and withstanding low oxygen levels in high altitudes, the Sherpa are highly sought-out individuals amongst those wishing to trek the Himalayan slopes. […]

The Reconstruction of Nepal

The Reconstruction of Nepal

Devendra Kumar Sambahmphe – 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the Nepal on 25th April 2015. Thousands of people had been affected. Due to the devastating earthquake, more than 8 thousand people died as well as millions of people became homeless. Some people are still missing. The country’s infrastructures, cultural, mythological and archaeological structures were completely destroyed. […]

Painless liver test introduced in Nepal

KATHMANDU, June 19 (Xinhua) — Nepal’s National Reference Laboratory has introduced a new service “fibro scan” to measure the stiffness of the liver without following any painful procedure or surgery, local media reported on Tuesday. Until now, the stiffness of liver used to be measured by conducting biopsy and histopathological examination. Liver biopsy is a […]

Himalayas, The World’s Highest Garbage Dump

Himalayas, The World’s Highest Garbage Dump

Photo taken on May 22, 2010 shows cleaners collecting wastes at the Sagarmatha (Mt. Qomolangma) National Park in Nepal. Since human beings first conquered Mt. Qomolangma, the world’s highest mountain, people have expressed concern about its environment as lots of human wastes, climbing gears and other rubbish were discarded on the summit. Mt. Qomolangma was […]

Major news in Nepal on May 30

<Top N> Major news in Nepal on May 30

Top news in <Himalayan Times>: Former minister Alam faces murder charge news@theasian.asia

Ethnic Groups’ Strike in Nepal Goes Bloody

Ethnic Groups’ Strike in Nepal Goes Bloody

A wounded Nepalese activist of the Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities is taken for treatment by a friend during a general strike in Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, May 21, 2012. Official say protesters enforcing a general strike for the second day have clashed with local residents in parts of the Nepalese capital. The protestors, on a […]

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