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A never-ending tale

On the morning of November 17, more than 700 government ministers, policymakers and civil representatives of Asia and the Pacific region gathered  at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok. The

Children's literature

Every child who grows up in Nepal is familiar with these lines that follow the end of a tale. You might have heard them countless times from your parents, grandparents, teachers and elders. For some, it

Chronicler of sufferings

Three pairs of hands, each colored a different color. Legs knee deep in gold. There is no question that these pictures are beautiful. But once you find what they are about, the pictures are also very disturbing.

Signing of two proposed regional agreements postponed

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Two proposed agreements could not be during the 18th SAARC Summit that concluded here on Friday.

Signing of two proposed regional agreements postponed

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Two proposed agreements could not be during the 18th SAARC Summit that concluded here on Friday. The yet to be signed proposed agreements

PM Koirala highlights SAARC Summit outcomes

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has highlighted deepening cooperation in areas of trade, investment, finance, energy, infrastructure and connectivity

Full text of 18th SAARC Summit Kathmandu Declaration

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The full text of the Kathmandu Declaration issued at the close of the Eighteenth SAARC Summit that concluded here on Thursday is as follows:


A small gesture felt far and wide

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: With Prime Minister Sushil Koirala announcing conclusion of the SAARC summit on Thursday, all the heads of state and government took an opportunity for a group picture at the podium. Indian


Rolpa leads the way in teacher recruitment

ROLPA, Nov 27: At a time when a significant number of teachers who recently passed the exams conducted by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) for permanent teaching job are yet to get postings at public schools

Tiger census begins in Shuklaphanta

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Nov 28: The census of world rare Bengal tigers has begun in Shuklaphanta wildlife reserve through camera trapping technology. The counting

Heavy snowfall grips himalayan vdcs of Darchula

DARCHULA, Nov 28: Local people have started descending to plain areas after heavy snowfall gripped half a dozen VDCs of upper Darchula. People have


SAARC leaders emphasize on economic integration, investment promotion

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Heads of the state or government of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations have emphasized on investment promotion and economic integration in the region for uplifting


Division 2 preparations hit by CAN conflict

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Nepal cricket team will be playing its biggest 50-over tournament in one and half months, but the team´s preparations have been hit by internal disputes in the Cricket Association of Nepal

Jeeten basketball begins today

KATHMANDU, Nov 28 : The Fifth Jeeten Thakuri Memorial Inter-school Basketball Tournament is all set to begin from Friday in the memory of late Jeeten Thakuri, the


Passengers in Russia's Arctic give airliner a push (with video)

MOSCOW, Nov 26: In other countries, you may be asked to give a push to a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, passengers in the Arctic came out of an airliner to the bitter cold to help it move to the runway. Russian

9 dead in Kashmir gunbattle between rebels, army

SRINAGAR, India, Nov 27: Heavily armed suspected militants fought a fierce gunbattle with soldiers in the Indian portion of Kashmir on Thursday, and three civilians

Putin's tiger ravages goat farm in northeast China

BEIJING, Nov 27:  Ustin, a rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin, is behaving badly in his new home in northeastern


Looking back at folk music legacies

KATHMANDU, Nov 28:Celebrating folk music, the International Folk Music Film Festival is set to start on November 28, Friday. The three-day festival, with the theme

Festive Winter Bazaar this weekend

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: If you’re looking to make your Saturday fun, visit Baber Mahal Revisited to check out the Festive Winter Bazaar this November 29. You can

Gen next

WordCamp Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: More than 180 enthusiasts of WordPress, the free and open source personal publishing software that powers over 75 million sites on the web, came together at Yala Maya Kendra, Patan Dhoka, last

Leading a team of programmers

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Manisha Karmacharya, 27, completed her Bachelor’s in Information Management from St Xavier’s College in Maitighar and worked as a software developer for three years in YoungInnovations



Welcome to Nepal


Dawning red


Row over secularism, federal model festers within NC


Traffickers finding border areas along west Nepal more convenient


Bhotekoshi offers 5% shares to Sindhupalchowk locals



Prostitution flourishes right under nose of authorities


18th SAARC Summit: Inaugural session concludes (Watch video)


18th SAARC Summit program starts today


Photo story : Kathmandu gets a facelift


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