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.
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 11:58
US-Bangla pilot was mentally stressed and reckless
New report by Nepali investigators says the US-Bangla Flight BS211 captain’s past behaviour should have been a warning sign
Sat, 25 Aug 2018 16:00
One dead in Nepal protest over rape, murder of teen
One person was killed and dozens injured in Nepal when police opened fire on protesters demanding action over the rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl, officials said Saturday.
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 16:37
Ex-Maoist child solider Bista barred from traveling to Thailand
Aug 24, 2018-Former Maoist child solider Lelin Bista has been stopped from traveling to Thailand where he was to participate in an international youth conference.
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 13:37
Global insurers threaten to stop cover for tourists
International insurance companies have warned the government that they will stop issuing travel insurance policies for tourists visiting Nepal from September 1 if it does not move to eliminate insurance fraud hatched by brokers in trekking and mountaineering agencies.
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
Valley cafes go digital-first with ‘Made in Nepal’ technology
IF YOU WALK into the aptly-named Naulo Restaurant in Kathmandu’s Durbarmarg, Nepal, you are in for a novel dining experience.
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 10:39
New Zealand to help Nepal re-measure Mt Everest
The government of New Zealand has extended technical expertise to Nepal for re-measuring the height of Mt Everest—the world's highest peak.
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 01:00
What the West fears most: Friendship between India and China
Re: “Poor cousin India losing Nepal to rich neighbour China”, Opinion & Analysis, July 3.
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 01:00
Lies and deception in the big white
“Unnecessary rescues” soar in Nepal on profits from insurance payouts
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 15:21
Doctor helps cave rescue preparations
A Thai doctor, who said he had experience in a Nepali cave rescue, has offered to help save the 12 children and their football coach who have been trapped for days in a flooded cave in Chiang Rai.
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:00
Under the Nepali sun
Nepal’s “White Sun” (“Seto Surya”), the second feature film by young director Deepak Rauniyar, which won an award at the Venice International Film Festival and was also Nepal’s nomination for the Oscars in 2016, will be screened at TK Park at CentralWorld on July 8 at 4pm, as part of the 2018 edition of its Contemporary World Film Series.
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Mon, 11 Jun 2018 18:00
Heroin-swallowing smuggling ring nabbed after luggage find
Six Nepalese men and one Indian national accused of being members of a transnational drug-trafficking syndicate that transported drugs by having people swallow dozens of capsules containing heroin were arrested last week, Immigration Police commander Pol Maj- General Chuchat Thareechat told the press in Bangkok on Monday.