KATHMANDU, June 14: After his three-day visit to India in April, Prime Minister KP Oli is set to pay a six-day official visit to China beginning June 19. The date of his visit was simultaneously announced by both Kathmandu and Beijing on Wednesday.
SOLUKHUMBU, March 30: With the mountaineering season approaching, Nepali and foreign climbers have started moving upward from Namche toward the Everest Base Camp, which lies at an altitude of 5,364 meters. So far, four groups have obtained permits for climbing Mt Everest, the highest peak of the world.
Sandeep Lamichhane has been more than capable replacement for ill Shakti Gauchan in the playing XI but the amount of experience ‘The Big Shak’ could provide remains ominous at Nepal’s bowling artillery.
POKAHRA, July 16: At a time when the government is gradually decentralizing its functions under the federal structure, banks and financial institutes (BFIs) in Pokhara are setting up their head offices in Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, April 26:Two Nepali boxers including Puran Rai and Dipak Shrestha are set to take part in the ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships to be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from April 27 to May 8.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The research centers of Tribhuvan University (TU) established with the aim to promote academic and applied research works for the development of the nation are heading nowhere. The professors and researchers are more interested in working with donors and NGOs rather than contributing in making the research centers as think-tank of the country.
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The constitution amendment bill has been stuck at the Legislature-Parliament for the past two weeks. The major opposition, CPN-UML, along with some fringe parties, have been obstructing the parliament business arguing that the bill has jeopardized the geographical unity and integrity by hiving off some hill districts from the province No 5, and by making easy provisions on acquisition of naturalized citizenship.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara is all set to visit Beijing Monday with an invitation to Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Nepal. DPM Mahara is visiting the northern neighbor as a special envoy of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.
KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Ramesh Lekhak on Saturday said that the government has expedited the implementation of the 3-point deal reached among Nepali Congress (NC), CPN (Maoist Center) and United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF).