Thai curries embrace a delicate balance of flavors, textures, temperatures, and colors to produce lively, satisfying meals. Though fresh tasting (thanks to potent herbs and aromatics), restaurant renditions can be high in saturated fat due to hefty amounts of coconut milk, especially when made with red meat. We wanted to create a Thai-style red curry that wasn’t swimming in coconut milk and featured fiber-rich lentils and tofu instead. We started by cooking the lentils in an aromatic red curry broth.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Alleging that the government had turned down their demands despite repeated promises, Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has announced to launch fresh stir against the current government.

Fresh hope in South Asia

August 6, 2018 01:00 am

With new and fresh leadership in South Asian countries, there are hopes that initiatives will be taken to revive SAARC and resolve regional issues

KATHMANDU, July 17: The main opposition Nepali Congress has announced fresh protest against the KP Sharma Oli-led government. Issuing a press statement by party general secretary Shashanka Koirala on Tuesday, the party has decided to organize a protest rally at all district headquarters on July 31 against the incumbent government accusing it for endorsing policies against public sentiments.

KATHMANDU, July 5: India has allowed unhindered export of fresh ginger from Nepal from Monday. This has put an end to the practice of importing Nepali fresh ginger through temporary decisions by India.

SAMARA, Russia (Reuters) - Europe and South America will do battle again for soccer supremacy in the World Cup quarter-finals but with many of the usual combatants having already exited, there is a fresh feel to a line-up that promises a new or long-absent finalist.

KATHMANDU, June 23: A national convention of Nepali Congress (NC) district presidents that ended with a 21-point Hetauda Declaration on Friday concluded that the controversial remarks by ruling party leaders about introducing a directly elected executive presidential system were aimed at pushing the country toward a fresh round of instability.

KATHMANDU, June 3: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has issued a fresh directive to all district authorities to take necessary legal action against those contractors who have either failed to complete development projects on time or have done substandard work.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Sandeep Lamichhane bowled 8 deliveries to AB, conceding 10 runs including that mistimed six that could easily have fallen in the fielders’ hand any other day. On the other hand, he also delivered 8 deliveries to Kohli while conceding 7 runs. His best came against Patel when he dismissed him LBW. Moeen faced the other two deliveries scoring a run. No extras were delivered. He registered the match figures of 1-25 in four overs defending 181 for Daredevils whilst delivering 16 of his 24 deliveries to two of the best batsmen of T20 cricket in the world.

KATHMANDu, April 24: A joint student unions' meeting has announced programmes of fresh protests against the decision of private schools to increase fees in the academic session.

KATHMANDU, APRIL 17: The CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have agreed to make a last-ditch effort to unify the two left parties on April 22 as previously agreed.


March 22, 2018 10:15 am

KATHMANDU, March 22: Mint Lemonade had started as a Home Décor brand in June last year. Founder of Mint Lemonade (name not disclosed upon request) was a designing student who had passion for designing and creating new items.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Dismayed by the frequent deferrals of court hearings, Ganga Maya Adhikari, who has been staging a protest demanding action against those accused of being involved in killing her son, warned of resuming hunger strike on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Agricultural Development Multipurpose Co-operative, or Krishi Group, which runs Krishi Fresh outlets at seven places in the Kathmandu Valley, is gradually gaining popularity among valley denizens.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Hishila Maharjan has bagged the title of the 4th Season of Liril Fresh Face. Hishila was declared winner the finale held on Wednesday evening, according to a statement issued by Unilever Nepal.

LONDON, Sept 6: England’s decision to bring fresh faces into their Ashes squad will push the team’s more experienced players to raise their games, wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow has said.

CHITWAN, Sept 13: The transportation along the Narayangadh – Muglin road stretch has resumed after a dry landslide blocked the country's busiest route on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, August 26: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's assurance to India that the ruling parties in Nepal would introduce a fresh constitution amendment bill in  parliament has drawn flak not only from the main opposition CPN-UML but also from his own coalition partner, CPN (Maoist Center).

SURKHET, Aug 25: CPN (Maoist Centre) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has claimed that the party would not see defeat in any upcoming elections.

KATHMANDU, August 25: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has assured India that the ruling parties would make another attempt to bring an amendment to the new constitution  of Nepal to accommodate the concerns of all groups  in the country.

Summer fresh

August 11, 2017 14:25 pm

It’s getting hotter by the day and as the mercury rises steadily, the one thing that’s becoming really difficult is looking our best despite the heat. While it might seem like there isn’t much we can do to look good during this sweltering time of the year, Osha Mulmi Shrestha of GALZ Beauty Parlor, begs to differ. Here, she shares some tips and tricks to ensure we look our best despite the weather trying to create chaos in our ‘beautiful’ life.

SEOUL, August 7: North Korea says it will launch “thousands-fold” revenge against the United States over the adoption of tough U.N. sanctions imposed after its intercontinental ballistic launches.

CARACAS, July 27: Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro at home and abroad tried again Wednesday to pressure the socialist leader into halting his plans to rewrite Venezuela’s constitution though there was no public sign their efforts were working.

LONDON, July 16: For the first time in eight grand slam finals over the same amount of years, Roger Federer will not play someone called Andy, Novak or Rafa when he bids for a record eighth Wimbledon title on Sunday.

ILAM, July 8: At least three people have died in fresh violence in Darjeeling on Saturday. One person died on Friday night and two more died on Saturday as the protest continues in the hilly city demanding separate Gorkhaland state.

KATHMANDU, July 5: A section of lawmakers, airing their views in the special hour of the Legislature-Parliament meeting today, stressed the need for formulating laws required for operating the local levels in the aftermath of the completion of local elections in six provinces.

Fresh & local

June 30, 2017 10:24 am

I sell honey here. We have five different kinds of honey from various districts of Nepal. The first kind is made from Apis mellifera, which is also called the European be. We make raw honey and royal jelly honey from it. Apis cerana is Nepal’s native bee. It is found mostly in the hills and mountainous regions of Nepal. Apis laboriosa is the bee found at the cliff of the Himalayas, and to collect the honey from these beehives is an extremely challenging and precarious task. We send honey hunters to collect honey from there. Apis dorsata is also called the giant bee because it is the biggest bee on the planet and we make jungle honey from it. It lives in the trees of Tarai as well as that of hills. Sometimes these bees are also found in the people’s homes.

CHITWAN, June 25: The Narayangadh – Muglin route has been struck by a fresh landslide which occurred at 3 pm this afternoon blocking vehicular movement.

POKHARA, June 11: Locals of Madi in Kaski district, where 25-MW Upper Madi Hydropower Project is located, have put forth a list of “fresh demands” to the Madi Power Pvt Ltd, the developer of the project. Officials claimed that such demands have created additional financial burden on the developer company. The project located at Madi ward number 6 and 7 came into operation in the last week of December.

KATHMANDU, April 28: The government has proposed halting fresh recruitment of civil servants for year in order to adjust public sector employees in the new federal structure.

KATHMANDU, April 25: In a bid to accommodate parties under the Federal Alliance in the upcoming local elections, the Election Commission (EC) has revised its scheduled programs for the first phase of the elections and unveiled new programs for the second phase scheduled for June 14.

Inclusion has been enshrined as a fundamental right. A Nepali can file a writ at the court if the state fails to live up to this promise. Second, the constitution has institutionalized federalism as a tool for self and shared rule. It has provided for three levels of government. The third tier, which is local government and which has direct bearing on lives of people at the grassroots, has been given special powers and functions.

KATHMANDU, April 11: In a fresh attempt to bring the agitating Madhes-based political parties on board the local elections, the government registered a new constitution amendment bill in parliament on Tuesday.

Fresh earthquake hits far-western Nepal

February 10, 2017 13:33 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: A fresh earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale has rattled far-western Nepal on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has decided to launch another round of agitation from February 12, if the constitution amendment bill registered in Parliament is not revised and endorsed by the House by then.

NEW DELHI, Jan 24: Scientists will take the tape measure to Mount Everest to determine whether a massive earthquake in Nepal really did knock an inch off the world's tallest peak.

French cosmetics giant L’Oreal said Tuesday it had agreed to buy three leading skincare brands from Valeant for $1.3 billion in a move set to give its US offering a facelift.

Dr KC starts fresh hunger strike

November 13, 2016 21:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Senior orthopedic surgeon at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Dr Govinda KC on Sunday started his tenth hunger strike putting forth six-point demands including appointment of dean at Institute of Medicine (IoM) on the basis of seniority.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Senior orthopedic surgeon at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Dr Govinda KC has warned of staging another hunger strike from Sunday.

Mahato warns of fresh protest

October 29, 2016 14:24 pm

ITAHARI, Oct 29: Chairman of Sadhbhawana Party Rajendra Mahato on Saturday said that the constitution should be implemented only after amending it.

Fresh aftershock felt

October 17, 2016 13:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: An aftershock of the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake was felt in Kathmandu Valley and adjoining districts on Monday morning.

Fresh earthquake in Darchula

October 17, 2016 07:54 am

BAITADI, Oct 17: Darchula was struck with a fresh new earthquake at 6:16 am today sending a ripple of panic among the residents.

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 11:  Samsung Electronics said Tuesday that it is discontinuing production of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones permanently, a day after it halted global sales of the star-crossed devices.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Though the country is reeling under acute energy crisis, the government does not have any official figure of energy demand at present and demand forecast for coming years.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is to come up with a new policy to expedite it works.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is to come up with a new policy to expedite it works.

A breath of fresh air

August 5, 2016 10:30 am

Namje came into light after being listed in the top 12 best undiscovered places in the world by CNN. With no roads that take you directly to the village, you need to walk along a series of footpaths with the view of the Mount Makalu for company.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The Federal Alliance, the alliance of agitating Madhes-based and ethnicity-based parties protesting against the provisions of new constitution, has unveiled fresh protest programs after a meeting of the alliance members on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 18: The Federal Alliance (FA), a political group which has decided to vote for the no-confidence motion against the KP-oli government, has unveiled its protest programs on Monday.

DR KC begins fresh hunger strike

July 11, 2016 01:00 am

KATHMANDU, July 11: Dr Govinda KC, senior orthopedic surgeon at the Institute of Medicine (IoM), has gone on a fresh hunger strike from Sunday evening.