Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
Microsoft eyes rapid growth in Myanmar
DRIVEN by the need for digital transformation in both public and private sectors in Myanmar, Microsoft Corporation, a US technology giant, is confident of rapid growth in the country, according to Sonia Bashir Kabir, managing director of Microsoft for Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan and Laos.
Sun, 10 Mar 2019 14:00
Thai aid brings smiles to devastated Nepal villages
THAILAND’S AMBASSADOR to Nepal has inaugurated several buildings funded by Thailand in Nepal’s Melamchi and Helambu villages, in the area hit the hardest by the 2015 earthquakes.
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 13:20
23 dead in Nepal student bus crash
Twenty-three people died in western Nepal when a bus carrying school students and teachers back from a botanical field trip plunged into a gorge, police said.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:07
Must read : ‘Migrant workers are not consumables, we are humans!’
SEOUL — Tanka Lungeli, a Nepali who works at a factory in Korea, wants to change jobs because his employer does not pay him properly. But when he told his boss and requested the move, he says he received death threats and was treated as if he were a slave.
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:49
Nepal truck crash kills 20 mourners
At least 20 people died when a truck carrying mourners returning from a funeral ritual plunged around 400 metres (1,300 feet) onto a river bank in central Nepal, police said Saturday.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:00
Taking the easy way down
Mount Everest's chopper scam continues to thrive despite Nepal's promised crackdown
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:44
Swiss bankroll leaders’ Bangkok junket
Second-rung leaders from the major Nepal parties will spend six days discussing transitional justice
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 06:58
Nepal, Thailand to hike flight frequency 3-fold
Nepal and Thailand are all set to revise the bilateral air services agreement (ASA) this week to increase the existing 10 weekly flights’ frequency by more than three folds to meet the growing demand of air travellers between the two countries.A tourism ministry delegation, led by Joint Secretary Suresh Acharya, left for Bangkok on Wednesday to revise the ASA.
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 14:34
‘Selfie tigers’ help Nepal keep count of the big cats
CHAYAN Kumar Chaudhary flicked through photographs captured on a hidden camera in the jungle, hoping his favourite big cat – dubbed “selfie tiger” for its love of the limelight – had made another appearance.
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 01:00
Crouching tigers, hidden cameras: Nepal begins counting its big cats
Chayan Kumar Chaudhary flicked through photographs captured on a hidden camera in the jungle, hoping his favourite big cat – dubbed “selfie tiger” for its love of the limelight – had made another appearance.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:23
Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak
All nine members of a South Korean climbing expedition were confirmed dead Saturday after a violent snowstorm devastated their camp on Nepal's Mount Gurja, one of the deadliest mountaineering accidents to hit the Himalayan nation in recent years.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 10:16
No more state funds for care abroad
Ending the decades-long practice of spending millions of rupees from the state coffers on treatment of political leaders at foreign health facilities, Parliament on Friday endorsed a law with a provision to stop such funding in the future.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 18:43
Five killed in Nepal chopper crash
A helicopter crashed into a hillside in central Nepal on Saturday, killing five on board, including a Japanese tourist, officials said.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 15:36
Chopper crashes in Nepal with seven people aboard
A helicopter with seven people on board crashed into a hillside in central Nepal on Saturday with the condition of the passengers unknown, officials said.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 14:16
Isaan reveals its gastronomic delights
Twenty chefs and restaurant executives from eight countries – Vietnam, Philippines, India, Nepal, Japan, Hong Kong, France and Thailand – recently took part in a five-day trip to educate them in the art of Isaan cuisine.