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Chelsea title celebration

Chelsea's John Terry holds the trophy after the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Sunday ...

Escpaing heat

Children bath at Manohara River in Bhaktapur. (Dinesh Gole) ...

Planting hope

A woman plants corn seeds she picked up from under the debris left by last month's earthquake at lanagol, Kirtipur. (Pratik Rayamajhi) ...


Quake-displaced locals near the Arkhet bazaar in Thumi VDC of Gorkha wait for relief at a destroyed house. (Narahari Sapkota) ...




About time

Emergency response agencyFew countries in the world can match Nepal's unique topography, or its sensitive geostrategic location between the two fastest growing big economies and rising superpowers on world stage. This geographical uniqueness makes the country an enviable tourist attraction, as it boasts of sunny, sub-tropical climate of Pokhara and Chitwan down in the plains, to the snowy alpine climate found in some of the highest mountains in the world. But such a rich geographical diversity also makes the country vulnerable to many natural disasters,...


FM Pandey briefs Kathmandu-based consuls general

KATHMANDU, May 25: Minister for Foreign Affairs Mahendra Bahadur Pandey on Sunday briefed Kathmandu-based Honorary Consuls General/Consuls with updates on the scale of damage caused by devastating earthquake and its aftershocks as well as on the measures taken by the...



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Conflict prone zone

The Himalayas are young and still...

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The April 25 mega-earthquake caused more...

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Challenges ahead

Each disaster carries its own unique...


Hull relegated, Newcastle survives on final day of season

Hull relegated, Newcastle survives on final day of season

LONDON, May 25:  Hull was relegated and Newcastle ensured its survival as the Premier League season ended with a series of farewells on Sunday.

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Into the open

Into the open

Had it been any other ‘normal’ day, 36 year old Dilu Gurung would have been taking care of the household chores at her small apartment in Jhamsikhel. But ever since April 25, nothing has been normal and she spends her...


John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in US

John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in US

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