Nepal | May 25, 2019

Four more die on Everest, season’s death toll hits 19

At least four more climbers died on Mt Everest while a Sherpa climber breathed his last on Mt Makalu in the last 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 19 on different mountains above 8,000 metres in the spring climbing season, according to expedition officials....

  • The Federal Parliament Building, Kathmandu

    HoR to restart process on Passport Bill

    The House of Representatives will restart the process of passing the bill to amend and integrate laws relating to passport, also known as Passport Bil...

  • Survivor of Nanga Parbat summits Lhotse, Everest

    French climber Elisabeth Revol, who was dramatically rescued last year from Pakistan’s Mount Nanga Parbat, scaled Mt Lhotse this morning, a day afte...

  • Fake Indian currency worth Rs 76.7 million confiscated

    Nepal Police has busted an international racket involved in smuggling counterfeit Indian currency notes to Nepal via Tribhuvan International Airport a...

  • Call to prioritise infrastructure development

    Tourism stakeholders have urged the government to prioritise tourism infrastructure development in the budget for the next fiscal year....

Kathmandu

SC quashes registrar’s order on graft case

A writ petitioner on Wednesday challenged the Judicial Council’s decision to keep a corruption complaint filed against High Court Judge Lekhanath Dhakal pending....

Nepal

Sherpas recover Indian climbers’ bodies on Mt Makalu; ground team finds no trace of Irish professor on Mt Everest

Dipankar Ghos on Mt Cho Oyu

A group of highly experienced Sherpa climbers today recovered two bodies of Indian climbers who died above Camp IV on Mt Makalu while descending from the summit point last week....

World

UK’s May says she’ll quit as Conservative leader on June 7

Theresa May

She will stay as caretaker prime minister until the new leader is chosen, a process likely to take several weeks....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: Call off GuffGaff

    United States Ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry’s planned weekly engagement with the Nepali people on social media has kicked up quite a stir, with ma...

  • Say no to dowry: Don’t make it a status symbol

    'Do you know how great her marriage was? She brought a 12-kg front-load washing machine and a 55-inch smart TV, along with other basic items like a be...

  • EDITORIAL: Uncover the truth

    The entire nation and especially the people of Milkajong Rural Municipality in Taplejung are now shell-shocked following the gruesome murder of nine p...

  • EDITORIAL: Call off GuffGaff

    United States Ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry’s planned weekly engagement with the Nepali people on social media has kicked up quite a stir, with ma...

  • Say no to dowry: Don’t make it a status symbol

    'Do you know how great her marriage was? She brought a 12-kg front-load washing machine and a 55-inch smart TV, along with other basic items like a be...

  • EDITORIAL: Uncover the truth

    The entire nation and especially the people of Milkajong Rural Municipality in Taplejung are now shell-shocked following the gruesome murder of nine p...

Business

China has more weapons in US tariff war _ but do they work?

Looking for ways to hit back at Washington as a tariff fight escalates, President Xi Jinping and his economy czar visited a Chinese factory that processes rare earths — exotic minerals used in electric cars, mobile phones and other technology....

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