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.

Asar 15, National Paddy Day

June 30, 2016 07:48 am

[Photos: Durga Prasad Paudel/ Madhusudhan Guragai/ Santosh Adhikari/ Arun Bam/ Republica]

Paddy plantation in Morang

June 29, 2016 19:07 pm

MORANG, June 29: Farmers planted paddy saplings in Baijanpur of Morang to mark the National Rice Day. Due to timely rainfall this year farmers have started cultivation on time.

Fun of Asar 15 (photos/video)

June 29, 2016 18:33 pm

The Day is marked on the 15th of the Nepali month Asar every year. The 15th of Asar is the day when traditionally Nepali farmers finished planting paddy in their fields and enjoined in its celebration.

Waterlogged Biratnagar roads

June 26, 2016 17:34 pm

BIRATNAGAR, June26: Different roads in Birtnagar are deluged due to continuous heavy rain fall. Peoples and vehicles are facing difficulties due to waterlogged roads. For more see below pictures.

In pictures: When robots competed

June 25, 2016 18:18 pm

KATHMANDU, June 25: Nine teams from across the country participated in the IOE Robocon 2016 National level Robot Contest organized by Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University at Nepal Army Sports and Physical Training Center.

Discovering Dhaka

June 24, 2016 08:29 am

Dhaka is one of the most densely populated cities in the world and it is also a place where the gap between the haves and the have-nots is becoming glaringly obvious with each passing day.