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BARA: The Nepal-India cross-border oil pipeline project -- Motihari-Amlekhgunj petroleum pipeline project, previously called Raxaul-Amlekhgunj oil project -- has been expedited with the active participation of Indian Oil Corporation. On the Nepali side, the pipes will be laid along the 36.2 kilometre route ...
AFP-Jiji KATMANDU (AFP-Jiji) -- When Dawa Yangzum Sherpa first set her sights on being a mountain guide, she was told it was no job for a girl. Now she has proved her doubters wrong, becoming Nepal's first woman to earn a prestigious international qualification. Last month, the 27-year-old completed ...

A delegation of senior officials from the Securities Board of Nepal and the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Nepal, have been on a week-long working tour in Mumbai. They visited the Multi Commodity Exchange as part of their study tour on the functioning of the commodity derivatives ...
Nevertheless, painting nudes and exhibiting them in public still requires a bit of courage in Nepal. Traditional gender roles in Nepali society see men as the caretakers of their families, which means they should be muscular and tough. As in other parts of the world, this "macho" expectation means that men ...
Nepal has become increasingly popular among Chinese tourists in recent years. According to the Department of Immigration, arrivals from China, the country's second largest source market after India, totalled 104,664 individuals last year. "Although the 2015 earthquake had put the brakes on Chinese ...
Nepal's foremost ornithologist, Hem Sagar Baral explained that this species of endangered Golden Eagle usually migrates from Mongolia across the Himalaya to Nepal every winter enroute to Africa. He said the radio transmitter was probably installed by Mongolian conservationists to study the bird's habits ...

The Global Village volunteers with Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County pose with their partners in building a home foundation in Nepal in January. All have a red mark their forehead given as a sign of gratitude, along with Dhaka scarves and Dhaka hats for the men of traditional fabric and pattern.
The tournament features 60 matches, including three playoffs and the final. The top four teams after the double league will make it to the playoffs. Feb 17, 2018-Play for Deprived children Nepal (PDCN), a non-government organisation, is set to organise the basketball League, one of the Nepal's biggest ...
With a Left coalition led by the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) regime taking over the helm of affairs in Kathmandu, it is expected that the government, now headed by Prime Minister KP Oli which won a total of 174 seats in the 275-member Parliament, will focus on what it is meant to: ...
K.P. Sharma Oli has been officially made Nepal's new prime minister, bringing a prolonged and often-painful political transition to an end. Oli, a veteran communist leader, was sworn in as the 41th prime minister of Nepal on February 15, two months after the completion of elections. The formation of a new ...
Nepal is undergoing a period of transition and while it has faced myriad obstacles over the last 20 years, it has made significant development progress. Emerging after a decade-long conflict and two devastating earthquakes, Nepal now looks forward to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, ...
From left: Nepal's Minister of finance Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, acting CEO of Millennium Challenge Corporation Jonathan Nash, and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan, address guests before the signing of MCC's Nepal Compact on Sept. 14, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Photo by: MCC.
Heart-stopping finishes have become de rigueur with Nepal this week at the WCL Division Two. They opened the tournament with a one-wicket win over Namibia chasing 139. Then, they needed two runs off the last ball to outlast Kenya. Against Canada, with a spot in the World Cup qualifier on the line, they managed to ...
Wild elephant kills two women in Nepal. A wild elephant has trampled to death two women near the home in Nepal. Deutsche Presse AgenturFebruary 14, 20186:32pm. A wild elephant has killed two women outside their home near a wildlife reserve in Nepal. They were working in their field on Tuesday afternoon when the ...
At a press briefing in Beijing on Tuesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Geng Shuang said, "We respect the Nepali people's choice and hope that various parties of Nepal will continue to work together with solidarity and get along with their work on forming a new government to ensure stability and ...
Likewise, Nepal will also be asking India to ease cross-border banking services for traders. At present, Nepali traders cannot transfer more than IRs50,000 via Indian banks. Similarly, they have to go through a lengthy process to open accounts in Indian banks. Sainju said Nepal would be requesting India to ...
Rawat had arrived at Kathmandu on Monday at the invitation of Nepal's COAS Gen Rajendra Chhetri. During his visit Gen Rawat attended Nepal army Day celebration on Tuesday as a Special Guest. He also interacted with Gen. Chhetri and said that he is feeling honored to be a part of 250th anniversary ...

Nepal temporarily lifts its ban on marijuana use for the festival each year so that holy men, traditionally called Sadhus, can perform rituals. These photos from the festival that show holy men smoking marijuana were taken by Associated Press photographer Niranjan Shrestha on Feb. 13, 2018.
Kathmandu (AFP) - A Buddhist monk who blessed Everest climbers headed for the summit of the world's highest mountain has died in Nepal aged 87, local officials said Wednesday (Feb 14). Lama Geshe was a fixture of the Everest climbing community and few would dare attempt to climb the fabled ...
Kathmandu: rights groups have criticised Nepal for failing to prosecute wartime rights abuses, saying the government appeared more interested in protecting perpetrators than ensuring justice. Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and the International Commission of Jurists said in a statement ...
Nepal chased down 195, off the game's final ball against Canada, to secure their spot in the upcoming World Cup qualifiers in Zimbabwe. Tottering at 144 for 9, Nepal's last-wicket pair of Karan KC (42*) and Sandeep Lamichhane (5*) added 51 off the final 47 balls to down their opponents by one wicket in ...
(New York) - The one-year extensions of Nepal's two transitional justice mechanisms without necessary legal and institutional reforms ordered by the Supreme Court and the United Nations are insufficient to comply with international standards, Amnesty International, the International Commission of Jurists, ...
The event, jointly organised by the Department of Irrigation (DoI) of Nepal government and the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID), will be the first major event in the country where more than 600 participants, including scientists, researchers, academicians, and government officials ...
Travel agents in Seattle, Los Angeles, Toronto and Montreal will have the rare opportunity to meet the Nepalese adventure tour operators that offer some of the most breath-taking trekking experiences on earth. With eight of ten of the world's tallest peaks, Nepal offers an exploration for nearly every ability ...
Kathmandu: Indian army chief Gen Bipin Rawat will arrive here tomorrow on a three-day visit to Nepal to attend its Army Day, which coincides with the ... The Indian Army chief will attend as special guest a function being organised by the Nepal Army to mark the Army Day, which coincides with the 250th ...
Feb 11, 2018-The number of people living with HIV infection has reached more than 32,000 in Nepal. Information to this revelation was shared by an ... A representative of AIDS health care Foundation, Rabi Singh, said the number of people infected with HIV has reached 32,735 in Nepal. Among them, 23,000 were fully ...
Inaugurating International Bird Festival in India's Dudhuwa National Park, which borders Nepal, Adityanath said expansion of road networks would help to facilitate the movement of people of both countries. Stating that any harm done to the environment would have an adverse impact on the wildlife, ...
However, Superintendent of Nepal police, Yagya Binod Pokharel denied the accusations and said that police are not involved in smuggling. "We are taking hold of smuggled goods and submitting them to Gaur Customs Office on a regular basis," Pokharel said, "we have enforced strict monitoring in the ...
Kathmandu, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- A senior government official died after a jeep he was traveling in plunged down into the Trishuli River in Dhading District of Central Nepal on Saturday, authorities said. Local police officer Purna Lama confirmed that the dead body of Ramananda Yadav, secretary of the ...
Sompal Kami gave Nepal a positive start in their defence removing opener Swapnil Khadye (one) early on. But Aqib Ilyas and Jatinder Singh (24) consolidated the innings with a 35-run stand for the second wicket. Ilyas played a vigilant innings scoring 46 off 53 before he was bowled by Basanta Regmi.
Singapore: Nepal hopes to get approval from India for an inbound flight route from the west, according to a senior civil aviation official of the country, which has two airports under construction and another being planned. Currently flights into Nepal from India are over Patna in Bihar state, from the eastern ...
Feb 9, 2018-Nepal conceded a six wicket defeat to their Oman counterparts in their second match of the ongoing ICC WCLD II played at the Windhoek, in Namabia, on Friday. After winning the toss, Oman invited Nepal to bat first and restricted Nepal to 138 runs in 46 overs in their allotted 50 overs. Chasing the target of 139 ...
In Nepal, she came upon the Nepal Orphans Home (Nepalorphanshome.org), a grassroots organization in the peaceful and beautiful Kathmandu Valley. ... Madan returns to NepalAfter his one year in the J-1 program, Madan returned to Nepal and is now the Operations manager at the Residency Hotel ...
Nepal's innings was jolted by an early dismissal of opener Dilip Nath in the second over as the team was yet to open the account. Skipper Paras Khadka promoted himself up the order and together with opener Gyanendra Malla shared 32 runs for the second wicket. But once Craig Williams bowled Khadka, ...
The President of Nepal, Bidhya Devi Bhandari has congratulated President Edgar Lungu for appointing a woman as Zambia's Ambassador Plenipotentiary to Nepal , on a non- residential basis. Ms. Bhandari says Nepal is looking forward to closer ties with Zambia, which would culminate into high level visits. She said this ...
Raised by Bhimsen Thapa, the Machiavellian 19th century mukhtiyar (chief minister) of Nepal, the Dharahara Tower loomed over downtown Kathmandu for almost two centuries, but on 25 April 2015, it became the most prominent casualty of the worst earthquake to hit Nepal since 1934. The Bhimsen ...
February 10, 2018 marks three years for Nepal's two transitional justice mechanisms -- the Truth and reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) -- formed to provide justice for war-era victims. On February 5, the government formally ...
In GBD 2016, due to a lack of the primary source of data in Nepal, estimations on morbidity and mortality of COPD were based on its predictive covariates. Years of life lost (YLLs) were calculated based on the cause of death estimations, applying GBD's Cause of Death Ensemble modeling. Likewise, years ...
Other pilgrims merely have their foreheads dabbed with the ash. But now authorities say the general public has also been taking the opportunity to imbibe. Authorities in both Nepal and India are making a great effort to suppress the traditional economy revolving around cannabis cultivation and hashish ...
Kathmandu [Nepal], Feb 8 (ANI): An Indian pilgrim died on a trip to the Madar Baba's main shrine in Nepal's Nawalparasi district on Wednesday. The deceased, Bharat Chandra Patel (50), hailed from Khajuriya village of Maharajganj District in Uttar Pradesh. The police confirmed that he died while climbing a hilltop on the ...
In Nepal, she came upon the Nepal Orphans Home (Nepalorphanshome.org), a grassroots organization in the peaceful and beautiful Kathmandu Valley. ... Madan returns to NepalAfter his one year in the J-1 program, Madan returned to Nepal and is now the Operations manager at the Residency Hotel ...
Indian army chief Gen Bipin Rawat will make a four-day visit to Nepal next week, when he will participate in the Nepal Army Day celebrations in Kathmandu. He will be among the chief guests at the Nepal Army Day parade at Tundhikhel in the heart of Kathmandu on February 12 . "At the invitation of our ...
Manoj Gas Industry-Birgunj, Shree Krishna Gas Industry-Dhading, Sai Baba Gas Industry-Dhading and Nepal Gas Industry-Balaju have already acquired the NS certification. Director General of the Bureau, Bishwa Babu Pudasaini, said that the Bureau has asked for necessary documentation from all gas ...
Feb 8, 2018-None of the five Nepali players in fray for the singles quarter-finals survived in the Nepal ITF Junior U-18 Circuit 1 Tournament at the Satdobato ... Prerana Koirala, Anne Mathema, IRA Rawat and Mahika Rana all lost in the girls' singles pre-quarterfinals, while the only representative for Nepal in the boys' singles ...
"We will check the vehicles and if they are 20 years old, then they won't be allowed to drive. We hope this will help reduce pollution and ease traffic across the country," he told dpa. The global Environmental Performance Index released last month ranked Nepal's air quality as one of the worst in the world.
For context, only 104,664 tourists from China visited Nepal in the entire calendar year of 2017. If Nepal could lure even 1 percent of the Chinese tourist exodus around Spring Festival, it would be a major boost. Several travel publications, including Lonely Planet, put January-February as a good time to visit ...
Perhaps the most popular song in Nepal right now is Suna Saili, in which a young man working in Qatar thinks of his wife back home and tells her to persevere until he comes back. The song, which has more than 14 million views on YouTube, has hit a chord with ordinary Nepalis. Every day, about 1,600 ...
New Delhi: The external affairs ministry has been given Rs 15,011 crore in the Union budget, an increase of Rs 213 crore from last year, with Nepal getting Rs 650 crore for projects, almost 75 per cent more than what was allocated to the country in 2017-18. Nepal was allocated Rs 375 crore in the last ...
Hari Budha Magar, 38, from Kent, has been training for the last 18 months with an experienced mountaineering team but had to fly back to the UK from Nepal after the Kathmandu government announced a ban on double amputees - as well as blind people and solo climbers - tackling the world's highest ...
Poor regulation and overcrowding are pushing Everest climbers away from Nepal to China, which is investing millions to boost a rival path to the top of the world. veteran climbing outfits, fed up with what they regard as a LAX attitude to safety on Nepal's southern flank of the 8,848 metre peak, are starting to ...



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