Two Indian climbers have been found dead while in descent from Mt. Everest and Mt. Malaku last night. The dead have been identified as Narayan Singh and Ravi Thakar. Narayan was a member of the Indian Army who was in a Mt. Malaku expedition. He died at a height of 8,200 meters while in descent from Mt. Malaku.
Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has given a final touch to its longstanding efforts to unify its various sister organisations one year after unification of then CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre).
Eighty two per cent of the works have been completed under the Lumbini Master Plan. The master plan was prepared by Japanese architect Kenzo Tange starting from 1972. The UNESCO had asked Tange to prepare the master plan for the systematic development of Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha.
Tensions have flared up along the Nepal-India border in western Thori of Birgunj, Parsa; the district in state 2, after an incident in which Nepalis being subjected to physical assault at the hands of Indians was made public.
The body of a student, who went missing while swimming in the Gokyo glacier lake in Solukhumbu district some nine months ago, has been retrieved. Sunil Baraili’s dead body was retrieved from some 35 feet below the glacier lake that is situated at the altitude of over 4000 metres.
Supreme Court (SC) Justice Harikrishna Karki has asserted that some of the SC’s verdict may not meet the expectations of public even though they were pronounced following the Constitution and the law.
The secretariat meeting of Nepal Communist Party on Thursday decided to hold another meeting on May 19 for announcing the names of the politburo members and responsibilities of the central members. The secretariat meeting was held at Prime Minister's residence Baluwatar, according to party central member Bishnu Rijal.
The Supreme Court has decided to conduct hearing in a division bench on the case on whether citizenship certificate by descent could be conferred to the children of the naturalized citizen.
An expectant mother of Chargaun at Puthauttar Ganga Rural Muncipality-8 in Rukum East district, who was suffering complications in her delivery, has been rescued to a well-equipped health facility in Nepalgunj. Milana Malla, 20, was rescued in a Nepal Army helicopter to Bheri Zonal Hospital in Nepalgunj, Banke today.
New Resident Representative of United Nations Development Programme Ayshanie Medagangoda Labe presented her Letter of Credence on Thursday to Minister of Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali. Receiving the Letters of Credence, Minister Gyawali congratulated Ms. Labe and ensured to enhance the partnership between United Nations and the Government of Nepal to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Two Indian nationals climbing the Kanchanjungha peak, the third highest peak of the world, have died while another one disappeared in course of climbing the mountain. The Indian nationals who died are Kuntal Karar and Biplav Baidya, said Dinesh Acharya from Tourism Department, adding that they were climbing the mountain from Peak Promotion agency.
The Upper Trishuli III 'A' has finally been connected to national grid on Thursday. With the production of 30 MW electricity from the first unit, the project got completion. The construction of project suffered numerous obstructions owing to earthquake and blockade.
Nepal Tourism Board, Himalayan Bank Limited and American Express have jointly launched 'Experience Nepal' campaign targeting the Visit Nepal Year 2020. The main objective of the campaign is to inform the American Express Card users about Nepal's natural beauty, uniqueness and diversity, thereby encouraging them to visit Nepal.
A jailbird died while being treated at Bharatpur. Sarita Thing, 35, of Dumarwana-7, Bara, died at 1.30 this morning while undergoing treatment at Bharatpur-based BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital. She has been afflicting from cancerous disease. Thing has been serving the jail term over a case for the past 10 years.
A global campaign 'Experience Nepal' has kicked off in an effort to attract tourists to Nepal from different parts of the world. Nepal Tourism Board in cahoots with Himalayan Bank and American Express has put in place the campaign in view of the Nepal Tourism Year-2020.
Police arrested a school principal on charge of stealing yellow metal and cash from the house of a local guardian. Kamala Joshi, Principal of Bhairabidevi Primary School at Melamchi municipality-11, Khanigaun in Sindhupalchowk, admitted that she stole gold weighing over two tola and cash Rs 3,000 from the house of local Maya Ghale after consuming alcohol there, said Area.
Manita Neupane who was serving a clinic at Mahalaxmithan had quit her job some months ago. She had to get away from job when it was difficult to have regular vehicle service to return home from clinic after 8.00 pm.
Narayan municipality has officially initiated the tasks of judicial committee by setting up a bench following a couple of years of the election to local government. Among 11 local levels of Dailekh, Narayan municipality is the first-ever local government to officially deliver the service by placing the bench.
Himalaya Expedition is to organise 17th edition of the 'Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon' from May 29. At a news conference organised here today, it was informed that the marathon would begin from the base camp of the Mt Everest and conclude after reaching Namchebazaar. More than 200 athletes including 155 foreigners would participate in the marathon.