Trekking is a huge business in Nepal with over 16 percent of tourists going on hiking and trekking trips in 2019 alone and 11 percent in 2021. From the Everest Base Camp trek to the northern trails of Upper Mustang, there are plenty of world-class treks that you can enjoy either solo or as part of a group trek.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Police have busted a group of youths for their involvement in cheating people by using various online social media applications including Viber, WhatsApp, Facebook and IMO.

KATHMANDU, Mar 12: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the government would not hold talks with the group involving in terrorism through violence and looting.

Humankind has made a lot of progress in the recent years. We have come to discover things never imagined before. The most fascinating of all is the finding of our own universe. In finding these answers, we also uncovered chilling secrets of our existence.

RAUTAHAT, July 8: An unidentified group shot a gun and nabbed a motorcycle, cash and a mobile of Kishor Sah Kanu. Sanu, a resident of Suwarna rural municipality-8 of Bara was shot near Lalbakhaiya river bank in Dewahi Gonahi municipality-4 of the district.

Culture tourism, and Hindu, Buddhist, and Ramayan circuits high on agenda

GERMANY, July 5: Germany has deported 69 Afghan nationals, whose asylum requests were rejected, back to their home country, German and Afghan officials say.

KALININGRAD, June 29: It had been viewed as the game no-one wanted to win but Adnan Januzaj’s fine finish early in the second half gave Belgium a 1-0 victory over England to secure top spot in Group G as both sides made wholesale changes to their lineups.

RAUTAHAT, June 28: One person killed in a crossfire between police and criminal group. The deceased was hit with bullets in leg and back of the body, who died on the way to District Hospital. Rabindra Jha, Head of Emergency Department, Gaur hospital confirmed his death.

KAZAN, June 27: Champions Germany crashed out of the World Cup after suffering a stunning 2-0 defeat by a tenacious South Korea on Wednesday that eliminated them in the opening round for the first time in 80 years.

KALININGRAD, June 26: Substitute Iago Aspas struck in stoppage-time to earn Spain a dramatic 2-2 draw with Morocco on Monday which gave them top spot in World Cup Group B and a place in the last 16.

Uruguay tops Group A

June 25, 2018 22:10 pm

SAMARA, June 25: The host nation Russia with a man down in the first half lost to Uruguay by 3 goals.

KATHMANDU, June 12 : The last group, Group H, provides this week's 2018 FIFA World Cup with intricacy, fascination and a whole new level of unpredictability with Colombia, Poland, Senegal and Japan going head-to-head with each other.

KATHMANDU, June 12: England and Belgium will most likely dominate the Group G of this week's 2018 FIFA World Cup, as the European teams will face each other only in the final round of the group.

KATHMANDU, June 6: An all-round bowling effort from Tribhuvan Army Club, with four bowlers sharing 10 wickets, has put the departmental team on top of the Group A to face the second-placed Group B team for the semifinal match on Thursday. Similarly, Armed Police Force (APF) Club, who lost the match by 70 runs, will face the Group B table-toppers on Friday.

DHADING, June 4: The District Police Office is searching for five people who were involved in vandalizing Nilkantha Multiple Campus at Dhadingbesi early morning today. The group had smashed window glasses and damaged computer and printer of account department as the campus was unwilling to abide with the strike called by three parties.

KATHMANDU, May 31: European teams Spain and Portugal are the two teams who are in contention for the top spot in the Group B of the 2018 FIFA World Cup which is set to hit the ground running from June 14 and will be concluded on July 15.

SEOUL, May 20: The chairman of South Korea’s LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, instrumental in transforming the country’s fourth-largest conglomerate into a global brand, passed away on Sunday after a year-long battle with a brain disease.

ILAM, May 5: An unidentified group set fire in a pickup truck that was heading to Pachthar from Jhapa. The pickup truck, (Ko 1 Cha 7815) was burnt near Puwakhola, Ilam municipality-4, according to district police office.

CHITWAN, May 2: An unidentified group destroyed banana plantations of 12 farmers in Bhateni in Kalika-6 of Chitwan district.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel lashed out at party President Sher Bahadur Deuba accusing him of not being able to rise above faction politics.

Gorillas tops group

April 22, 2018 08:40 am

KATHMANDU, April 22: Samriddha Gorillas defeated Saipal Academy 56-21 on Saturday to advance into the women’s semifinals as the Group B winner in the ongoing first Manmohan Memorial Open Basketball Tournament.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Nepal is placed in Group 'A' of the 2018 SAFF Championship to be held in Bangladesh in coming September. Nepal was put in the group 'A' through the draw held in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. Host Bangladesh, Pakistan and Bhutan are in the Group 'A' along with Nepal.

NEW DELHI, April 17: Eight men accused of raping and murdering an eight-year-old Kashmiri girl pleaded not guilty Monday to the horrific crime that has sparked revulsion and brought thousands to India´s streets in protest.

Takeaways from group stage of DPL 2

April 10, 2018 08:35 am

DHANGADHI, April 10: With the completion of the league phase, the top four teams -- Kathmandu Goldens, Team Chauraha Dhangadhi, Mahendranagar United and CYC Attariya -- have booked their places in the playoffs of the ongoing second Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL).

UDAYAPUR, April 5: Since the last few days, there has been random chopping down of trees in two community forests and a national forest area of Udayapur.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Swiss Ambassador to Nepal Elisabeth von Capeller paid a courtesy call on Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara.

KATHMANDU, Mar 30: Panchakanya Group recently held a discussion about its products with representatives of different government offices. According to a statement issued by the group, it made a presentation about its products as well as unveiled its future plans.

CHITWAN, Mar 17: Attempts have been made to set an official of BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital on fire by pouring diesel over him.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Agni Group has established a Pre-delivery and Inspection Center and Spare Parts Trading Center.

KATHMANDU, Mar 16: Mahindra & Mahindra has opened a 'model workshop' in Nepal to provide its quality services, a statement issued on Thursday said. MV Dugar Group, the authorized distributor of Mahindra & Mahindra, said in the statement that the workshop in Hetauda was inaugurated amid a ceremony held on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Nepal is set to face Hong Kong in the last match of group stage of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe on Monday.

MANGALBARE, Ilam, March 8: An unidentified group has assaulted two employees of the Chiyabari FM in Ilam Wednesday night.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Shivam New Diamond Academy (NDA) has finished the group stage round as the topper in the ongoing NST-NVA National Women’s and Men’s Volleyball Tournament defeating the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) 3-0 on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Agni Group, the sole authorized distributor of Mahindra vehicles for Nepal, has opened a new Mahindra showroom in the eastern mountainous district Taplejung.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has defeated Nepal with seven runs at the final match of the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 held at Windhoek in Namibia on Thursday, becoming the champion of the tournament.

74 girls Participate in group bel-bibaha

February 10, 2018 13:07 pm

BHAKTAPIR, Feb 10: As many as 74 Newar girls got participated at a two-day long bel-bibaha (a Newar wedding custom), in Byasi, Bhaktapur on Wednesday.

Number of group trekkers increasing

February 10, 2018 08:18 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The number of group trekkers increased by around 63 percent in the first eight months of 2017 compared to the same period of 2016.

AFGHANISTAN, Jan 24: Four gunmen stormed an office of the Save the Children aid agency in the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday and battled security forces who surrounded the building, killing at least one person and wounding 11, officials said.

DHAKA, Jan 5: An aid agency projects 48,000 babies will be born this year in the refugee camps for Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh after military operations against them in Myanmar.

Flutes that are usually played in every traditional ceremony of the Newar community have become a commercial product now. Madhyapur, Thimi-based Nikosera Flute Group in Bhaktapur is touted to be the first commercial flute group.

Two leaders of Biplav group jailed

December 27, 2017 12:42 pm

GAIGHAT, Udayapur, Dec 27: Two district leaders of the Communist Party of Nepal led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) have been sent to the district prison on Tuesday. They had been remanded in judicial custody on the charge of attempted murder and using explosives.

CARACAS, Dec 27: Venezuelan authorities have so far released 44 opponents of the socialist government from prison over Christmas, but scores more remain in prison, a rights group said on Tuesday.

Bishal Group sets up tire industry

December 21, 2017 14:50 pm

PATHARI, Dec 21: Bishal Group in collaboration with Yuchar Group of India is all set to run a tire industry investing Rs 50 million. The company will bring in tiers in the market in three weeks.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: A Malaysian investor, which employs over 400 Nepalis as security personnel in Malaysia, has announced its plan to invest US$ 400 million in Nepal.

SAPTARI, Dec 5: Unidentified group has attacked with knife to Federal Societal Forum Nepal (FSFN) candidate for the upcoming elections in Balaan Behul rural municipality on Monday night.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The parliament of Brazil has constituted a six-member Brazil-Nepal Parliamentary Group for further boosting the relations between Brazil and Nepal.

SIRAHA, Nov 26: Two unidentified men have fired bullets targeting policemen deployed during security check-in Nridana of Kalyanpur Rural Municipality-5 of the district.

NICOSIA, Nov 22: Holders Real Madrid sealed a place in the Champions League last 16 with a thumping 6-0 victory at APOEL Nicosia on Tuesday after doubles from Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo but will still finish runners-up to Tottenham Hotspur in Group H.

Barcelona in a bid to top the group

November 22, 2017 00:30 am

BARCELONA, Nov 20: Barcelona’s season has gone from good to better with 15 wins and just two draws in 17 matches it has played in all competitions this season, most recently a 3-0 away win over Leganes on Saturday.