| May 29, 2016


  • | Sunday, 29 May 2016 14:45

    In pictures: Langtang-Gosaikunda Half Marathon

    RASUWA, May 29: National and foreign athletes participated in the first Langtang-Gosaikunda Half Marathon organized by Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) on Sunday.The marathon started from Gosaikunda Lake and went downhill through Lauribinayak, Cholangpati, Chandanbari, Deurali and concluded at the district headquarters Dhunche.
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Snowfall at Gosainkunda

Children enjoy snowfall at Gosainkunda, Rasuwa. (Dipesh Shrestha) ...

Protest continues

Participanst at a protest staged by Federal Alliance in Birgunj. (Ritesh Tripathi)  ...


Photo shows the idyllic scenery of Pingbao Dong Village of Rongjiang County, southwest China's Guizhou Province. (Xinhua/RSS) ...

Book Launch

Khagendra Lamichhane (R) speaks about his book ‘Phulani’ during a book launch ceremony held at Nepal Academy in Kamaladi Kathmandu on Saturday.Photo: Bijay ...


Finance bill presented at parliament

Finance bill presented at parliament

KATHMANDU, May 28: In the second meeting of the Legislature-Parliament on Saturday, Finance Minister presented the copy of the statement of the budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2016-17 that he earlier presented before the first meeting. Similarly, the Finance...


Chinese national arrested with 3.178 kg cocaine

Chinese national arrested with 3.178 kg cocaine

KATHMANDU, May 29: Police have arrested as Chinese national with 3 kg 178 grams cocaine from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Saturday.Police said 21-year-old Ho Chunman was arrested with the drug while he was leaving for Hong Kong through a...


Impunity reigns

A strike and a kidnappingThe nationwide strike launched by transport workers and transport associations and the kidnapping of Suresh Kedia of Kedia Group from Bara district, both on Thursday, epitomize the state of impunity that prevails in Nepal today. Both the incidents are the result of the state's failure to impose its writ over its territories, which in turn has emboldened criminal elements and vested interests. The transport entrepreneurs had decided to enforce the strike to protest the sharp rise in fines for traffic violations...


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