Nepal | August 02, 2015

“For Korean tourists, a trip to Nepal is spiritual healing”

Choe, Yong-Jin is the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Nepal. He has been working to bring greater dynamism in the relationship between the...

Kathmandu

Lantern rally for Dalit rights

A Dalit woman holding a lantern in a protest rally demanding constitutional rights for
Dalits, in New Baneshwor, Kathmandu, on Saturday. Photo: THT

Dalit Rights Struggle Committee (DRSC) organised a lantern rally to protest against the draft constitution and create pressure on political parties to ensure their rights in the new constitution...

Nepal

Identity, rights demands justified, says NC leader Giri

Nepali Congress leader Pradip Giri speaking to mediapersons in Rayapur, Saptari, on Saturday. Photo:THT

Nepali Congress leader Pradip Giri said that demands for identity and rights were not communal but democratic issues...

World

Firefighter killed, 2 dozen homes burn in California fires

Fires approach a home near Lower Lake, Calif., Friday, July 31, 2015. A series of wildfires were intensified by dry vegetation, triple-digit temperatures and gusting winds. Photo:AP

Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter, burned two dozen homes and forced thousands of people to flee as crews continue to battle the flames from the air and the ground...

Opinion

  • Graphic: Ratna Sagar Shrestha/THT

    Memory burst in every bite of momo

    One of the most loved foods of all Nepalis, momo somehow entices everyone and the memory this dish weaves is worth looking back at. Our readers have n...

  • chinese-stock-market

    China’s abnormal stock market: Roller-coaster ride

    The result is that a moderate sell-off can easily turn into a stampede. And government intervention to block the exits is inadequate. Until China’s ...

  • This file photo taken on February 3, 2006 shows India's then-president Abdul Kalam waving after arriving at the international airport in Manila on an official visit. Photo: AFP

    ‘Work an extra day’

    drawing inspiration from his declaration “When I die, work an extra day”, the holiday-loving societies should reduce the innumerable holidays in o...

  • Graphic: Ratna Sagar Shrestha/THT

    Memory burst in every bite of momo

    One of the most loved foods of all Nepalis, momo somehow entices everyone and the memory this dish weaves is worth looking back at. Our readers have n...

  • chinese-stock-market

    China’s abnormal stock market: Roller-coaster ride

    The result is that a moderate sell-off can easily turn into a stampede. And government intervention to block the exits is inadequate. Until China’s ...

  • This file photo taken on February 3, 2006 shows India's then-president Abdul Kalam waving after arriving at the international airport in Manila on an official visit. Photo: AFP

    ‘Work an extra day’

    drawing inspiration from his declaration “When I die, work an extra day”, the holiday-loving societies should reduce the innumerable holidays in o...

Business

Nepse index northbound

Source: Nepse

The massive demand for banking scrips propelled a bull run that saw the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index surge by 24.6 points or 2.45 per cent week-on-week to rest at 1,027.98 points, from July 26 to 30...

Sports

  • WADA alarmed by extent of allegations from leaked blood tests data

    The World Anti-Doping Agency on Sunday said it was alarmed by the size and extent of "wild" doping allegations after IAAF test data leaked to news organizations showed hundreds of suspect samples from...

  • Ondieki warns Kenyan runners

    Former 5000m world champion and 10,000m record holder Yobes Ondieki has warned Kenyan runners they must work harder to beat double world champion Mo Farah at this month’s World championships in Beij...

  • Ishikawa moves one ahead as Tiger roars

    Ryo Ishikawa sank a 30-footer at the last for a third consecutive birdie to edge a stroke in front after the second round while Tiger Woods also charged into contention at the Quicken Loans National i...

  • Ruffini wins open water gold

    Italy’s Simone Ruffini won gold in the men’s marathon 25-kilometer open water race on Saturday, edging out Alex Meyer of the United States at the world swimming championships...

  • Serena withdraws from Stanford

    World No 1 and defending champion Serena Williams withdrew on Friday from next week’s WTA hardcourt tournament in Stanford with a right elbow injury, organisers said in a statement...

Entertainment

  • Bobbi Kristina Brown funeral draws crowd of onlookers

    Dozens of onlookers gathered near a Georgia church for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, who died this week, months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub...

  • ‘Rose Garden’ singer Anderson no more

    American country music singer Lynn Anderson, known for her 1970 Grammy-winning smash hit Rose Garden, has died of a heart attack at a hospital in Nashville, her publicist said on July 31. She was 67...

  • Fiery Campbell gets 6 months suspended sentence

    English model Naomi Campbell has been found guilty of assault after being accused of scratching the eye of a paparazzo photographer who took photographs of her and her former boyfriend while she was on a holiday...

  • Foursome 1D release first single

    Best-selling British boy band One Direction released a surprise first single as a foursome on July 31, two days after former member Zayn Malik announced a new record deal as solo artiste...

  • Clashes help Ajay work harder

    Since his debut with Phool Aur Kaante in 1991, Ajay Devgn has lived a multifaceted life of an actor, producer, director and writer. But he says he likes being “behind the camera” because he has been there since childhood, courtesy his father and...

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