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The Week

Nepal's best writing town

An international collective of writers and journalists find inspiration in Bandipur. What writers do with words, the builders of Bandipur did with brick and beam—assemble a story from history.

Best books of 2014

The year 2014 has been a good one for bookaholics, with many good books, both in English and Nepali, coming out in the market. The Week asked some writers to name their favorite book of 2014, and came

War of the worlds

With rampant development in technology, the world as we know it may change in the near future as Internet becomes more widely accessible. More and more Internet-based devices are getting adopted by users


Chinese Minister Wang arrives in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi has arrived in Kathmandu on a three-day goodwill visit to Nepal, leading a seven-member Chinese delegation. Wang landed at the Tribhuvan

Nepal-China foreign ministry level talks begins

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Nepal and China are holding Foreign Ministers level talks in the capital Thursday morning. Minister for Foreign Affairs Mahendra

Chinese Foreign Minister returns Kathmandu from Nagarkot

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 26: Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi, who has been on the three-day Nepal visit, has returned Kathmandu Thursday  morning after a night


Ganga Maya refuses permission to cremate Nanda Prasad

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Ganga Maya has refused permission to the government to cremate her deceased husband Nanda Prasad Adhikari, who died while staging hunger strike demanding arrest of those involved in his son´s

Road accident claims two in Nawalparasi

PARASI, Dec 26: Two persons died in a motorbike accident at Arunkhola forest in Nawalparasi district along the East-West Highway Thursday night. The

Elephants festival in Sauraha from today

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), Dec 26: With a view to promoting tourism, the popular tourism event, Elephant Festival, is taking place in Sauraha of Chitwan Thursday. It


TIA to have new arrival hall, parking and office complex by April

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) will get a new arrival hall, parking facility and office complex in April only -- three months later than the scheduled date. Officials say the


MoYS felicitates Div 3 champion squad

KATHMANDU, Dec 24:The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) on Wednesday felicitated members of the national cricket team with Rs 100,000 each for winning the ICC World Cricket League Division 3 held from October


Monkey brings electrocuted friend back to life (With video)

NEW DELHI, Dec 25: Onlookers at a train station in northern India watched in awe a monkey using all his powers to bring back to life another monkey who was electrocuted and fell unconscious on the rail tracks. The

13-year-old girl: My father gave me to Boko Haram

KANO, Nigeria, Dec 25: A 13-year-old says her father gave her to Boko Haram extremists and that she was arrested after refusing to explode a suicide bomb in Kano,

Afghans hope for change after bloody year

KABUL, Afghanistan. Dec 25: When Graeme Smith arrived in Afghanistan in 2005, he drove across the country from Kabul south to the Talban´s former capital Kandahar


Aastha to appear in Kingfisher Calendar 2015

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Nepali model Aastha Pokharel won the top honor at India’s Kingfisher calendar model hunt. Aastha was announced the Calendar Girl for 2015

Young filmmakers felicitated by college

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Oscar International College (of Film Studies) felicitated 10 of its students on Tuesday. The college prides itself in providing a creative environment

Gen next

Inspiring young minds

KATHMANDU, Dec 24:“It always feels so good to be with children,” shares Sujata Darnal, a Montessori teacher. She finished her high school from India, and her love

The Architect of Social Good

Niladri S Parial Nripal Adhikary studied architecture in New York and traveled extensively in the Americas before coming back to Nepal. Although initially unsure of how he could put his extensive study



Nepal to be part of Silk Road Economic Belt


Updated version of interim statute can be issued as new constitution: Oli


Int'l dev partners call for joint efforts to combat corruption


Corruption control a priority: PM


Her choice



11th grader missing from school hostel


3 Nepali students kidnapped in Thailand rescued


Nanglo Cafe and Pub shut after 38 years


345 held for occupying women's seats in public vehicles


Nepal-China IETC meeting reviews bilateral trade


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