Kathmandu

Nepal's former prime minister likely to return to power

File: Former PM of Nepal KP Sharma Oli addresses Parliament in Kathmandu on July 24, 2016. On Sunday, he looked set for a return to power after …

News (South Africa)

5.2-magnitude earthquake rocks Nepal

KATHMANDU: A medium intensity earthquake hit Nepal’s Dolakha district on Friday morning.<p>According to the National Seismological Centre, the tremor, …

Earthquakes

Nepal leftist alliance set for election victory

Sealed ballot boxes are pictured inside the city hall as officials start counting the votes, a day after the parliamentary and provincial elections …

News (South Africa)

Millions in Nepal vote in historic poll

Nepal's troubled south votes Thursday in historic elections many hope will bring much-needed stability to the desperately poor country, but which have been marred by violence and fears of ethnic tension.<p>The watershed vote marks Nepal's transition from a monarchy to a federal democracy, after …

Asia

Nepal polls record 67% turnout in phase 2

Nepal on Thursday registered 67% voter turnout in the last phase of the historic provincial and parliamentary elections. This was slightly above from …

Elections

Millions in Nepal vote for provincial, national elections

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Millions of people in Nepal are voting in the final phase of elections for members of the national and provincial assemblies.<p>About 12 million voters in the southern half of the Himalayan nation are voting Thursday.<p>Police said voting was peaceful. Police, army soldiers and …

World News

Bomb explodes targeting election candidates in Tehrathum

Dec 2, 2017-An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was exploded targeting the election candidates of left alliance at Angdim in Chathar Rural …

Nepal

Re-election sees lower voter turnout

At one centre, voter turnout was 42.46 pc on Friday, down from 65.34 pc earlier<p>Dec 2, 2017-There was no encouraging participation of voters in two …

Elections

In defence of the cannabis plant

Dec 3, 2017-It is interesting to note that in the millions of years of its use, there are practically no reported deaths from marijuana consumption …

Cannabis

20 Best Hostels in Kathmandu

Kathmandu is one of the craziest cities I have ever travelled to, and if you are heading to Nepal, it’s basically unavoidable. And with over 300 …

Asia Travel

Pic of the Week: Kathmandu, Nepal - Solo Traveler

Grocery shopping in beautiful Kathmandu, Nepal can be a lot of fun–and very healthy<p>The Pic of the Week is drawn from photos submitted to the Solo …

Nepal

Innovative Product Development Partnership Reduced Neonatal Mortality In Nepal Through Improved Umbilical Cord Care

• 1. Peter Oyloe (oyloepeter@gmail.com) is an independent consultant in Kathmandu, Nepal.<br>• 2. Leela Khanal is project director of the Chlorhexidine Navi …

Health Policy

Nepal needs Rs73b for flood recovery

Nov 12, 2017-Nepal will need to fork out at least Rs73.2 billion to rebuild infrastructure and restore livelihood affected by the floods of …

Nepal

Mumbai: Govandi boy runs away from home, SOS phone call to friend helps cops trace him

The 15-year-old Govandi boy, who had run away from home on October 29 in an attempt to allegedly kill himself, was traced to Nepal thanks to a phone …

Blue Whale

Paragliding over Kathmandu attracts tourists

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Paragliding, an adventurous sport, has been flourishing as a commercial tourist attraction in Nepal. In Kathmandu, it is becoming …

Tehrathum’s tourism industry flourishing

Nov 11, 2017-Businesses catering to tourists in Tehrathum have seen an uptick in demand as more tourists choose the district as a stopover location …

Kathmandu gets first aviation museum

The construction of the new aviation museum at Sinamangal, Kathmandu, has completed and is ready to welcome visitors. The museum was built by the Bed …

Philippines

Nepal: At Least 31 Killed as Bus Plunges Into River

<b>Kathmandu:</b> A bus carrying passengers returning from a Hindu festival to the Nepali capital of Kathmandu skidded off the main highway and plunged into …

Nepal

Bus plunges into river from Nepal highway killing at least 31

Police said some survivors had been thrown out of the bus windows - but another 13 people were still believed to be trapped in the bus.<p>Rescuers on …

UK News

'The car horn is uncivilised': how Kathmandu's streets went quiet

Many predicted the Nepali capital’s ban on vehicle horns would be ignored. But six months on, the streets are peaceful – in a city without a single traffic light<p>When the authorities in Kathmandu outlawed the use of vehicle horns in April, the start of the Nepali year, many expected the ban would go …

Nepal

Kathmandu

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Travel

Janardan Sharma recounts his mission to end loadshedding in country

Oct 20, 2017-The country that used to bear the brunt of loadshedding up to 18 hours daily until a year ago suddenly saw a drastic change under the …

India

Maoist Centre has no intention to topple govt: Dahal

Oct 7, 2017-Ruling coalition CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has made it clear that his party is not in favour of toppling the …

Nepal

Is it Time to Stop Wearing Your Puffer Jacket?

Planning a trip to the northern hemisphere this Christmas? Chances are you’ll be packing a puffer jacket – the too-practical-to-resist staple that …

Jackets

Minor quake hits Nepal

A 3.7-magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal’s capital city, officials said. Though of low intensity, the tremor was strongly felt by people residing …

Earthquakes

Chinese man fined Rs 25,000 for using drone

Oct 7, 2017-A Chinese tourist was fined Rs 25,000 for using a drone camera in Manang without permit.<p>Police detained Wang Zhongdi from Chame on Monday …

Drones

Kathmandu lifts annual profit 14%

Kathmandu Holdings lifted annual profit 14 per cent in 2017 as sales grew in New Zealand and Australia, while it cut its debt levels to record …

Business (Australia)

Kathmandu FY profit lifts 13.5%

Adventure gear retailer Kathmandu's annual profit has risen 13.5 per cent, thanks to strong sales, innovative products and cost cuts.<p>Kathmandu's net …

Same-Store Sales

An Afternoon In Pashupatinath Temple – Nepal’s Most Sacred Temple… In Kathmandu

When we arrived at Pashupatinath Temple, I don’t think I realised how big it actually was. You arrive at this seemingly unassuming date, walk through …

Asia Travel

Belt and Road Initiative: China looks askance at Nepal’s commitments

A $1-trillion connectivity project is on the table from the Chinese side since September 2013, but the Nepali side has done zilch, making Beijing …

China