Weaver bird tales

July 22, 2016 11:42 am

The weaver bird (or Baya Topchara as it is commonly called in Nepal) is also known as the engineer charo (bird) because of its startling ability to build an artistic nest.

KATHMANDU,  July 18: Hindu devotees thronged the Pashupatinath Temple since early morning today to observe the first Monday of the month Shrawan of the Nepali calendar.

Salt mine in Upper Mustang in limbo

July 17, 2016 17:05 pm

MUSTANG, July 17: Due to the sheer negligence of the government, salt mine located in Upper Mustang has remained close since many years. In the past years, the salt was processed using traditional skills and techniques and was supplied to different parts of the country.

Myagdi : Nature at its best

July 15, 2016 00:00 am

Cradled in the laps of the Himalayas, Myagdi district in Dhaulagiri zone is one of the most beautiful places in Nepal. The glorious mountain ranges that run through its landscape, significant bio-diversity, and a rich history make Myagdi an appealing place to visit any time of the year. The district headquarters of Myagdi, Beni Bazaar, is a historical market that has a lot of prospect and potential to be a focus for tourism. Before the unification of Nepal, Beni was the trading hub of Tibet and India. Located at the meeting point of the river Myagdi and Kali Gandaki, Beni Bazaar is incomparable for its cultural variety and economic enrichment.

At a time when the sun is scorching and the rainfall is erratic in Kathmandu, it will be best to visit the newly opened ‘Whoopee Land Amusement and Water Park’.

Photo Blog

July 9, 2016 10:58 am

I don’t even know the name of this beautiful thing

Singapore blade runner

July 8, 2016 10:55 am

Shariff Abdullah, 48, is a marathon running enthusiast, but there’s a slight twist. Born without the left foot, he earned the title of Singapore’s first ‘Blade Runner’. He runs with a prosthetic blade, similar to that used by South African double-amputee runner Oscar Pistorius. He has participated in over 25 marathons and had a dream to run the ‘Everest Marathon’, from the Everest Base Camp to Namche to inspire others to exceed their own limitations.

Increased activities from the Chinese side at the border point, upgradation of the security post, surveillance through CCTV cameras, and construction of physical infrastructures signal that the global economic giant is preparing to resume the transit point. But, is Nepal ready?

Children frolicking in the murky waters of a stream after rain at Kimugaun in Narayan Municipality  of Dailekh district on Tuesday. Kids in the hilly and far-flung regions in Nepal use water-filled ditches and rain-fed rivulets as their favorite passtime during monsoon.

LO MANTHANG, July 3: The Department of Mines and Geology has confirmed the presence of Uranium mine in Upper Mustang. A team led by Minister for Industry Som Prasad Pandey that includes geologists has collected evidences regarding the Uranium mine.