KATHMANDU, August 13: The price of gold has set a new record on Wednesday in Nepal's domestic market by rising Rs 1000 per tola overnight to reach Rs 71,000 per tola.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: “When will I summit the peaks?” Young Ang Kami’s heart would fill with queries. The stories of scaling mountains and sharing stories of their expedition would induce a sense of envy onto his young heart. Born and raised at Gudel village of Solukhumbu, he was determined to scale on one of the highest summits. He would think, “I will certainly set my foot on one of those gigantic peaks someday”.

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INARUWA, July 15: Water level in Saptakoshi river has been recorded the highest of this monsoon on Saturday. The water flow measured at 9:15 last night was 215,970 cusecs, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police Narayan Prasad Chimariya.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Kings XI Punjab has to chase the highest 246 runs target of this season-2018 presented by Kolkata Knight Riders in the 44th match of ongoing Indian Premier League held at Indore on Saturday.

For the first time in recorded history, the average monthly level of CO2 in the atmosphere exceeded 410 parts per million in April, according to observations at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii.

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KALINCHOWK, March 4: The Himalayan village of Kalinchowk, sitting at an altitude of about 12,000 feet in eastern Nepal and known for its temple to the Hindu goddess Kali, gets snow every year. After a recent storm, the town's young people flock to wooden lodges and dance around campfires.

Raj Brewery Pvt Ltd, a company under Jawalakhel Group of Industries, rolled out Warsteiner, a German beer, in the Nepali market last week.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: The heroic innings against Canada in the ICC World Cricket League Division Two has put Karan KC among the highest earners of the forthcoming Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League set to be organized from March 31 to April 14.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: A person living in Province 3 earns more than roughly twice as much as someone in Province 6 or 7, according to an analysis of government data on per capita income done by Republica.

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KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Kathmandu pollution reached an all time high at 8 am yesterday, republica's Valley pollution index showed. While valley's pollution largely stayed to be harmful throughout the day , yesterday, it exceeded 150µg/m3. Air quality exceeding the 150 mark to reach 155µg/m3, severely dangerous to all age groups.

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December 19, 2017 08:00 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Kathmandu pollution reached an all time high at 8 am yesterday, republica's Valley pollution index showed. While valley's pollution largely stayed to be harmful throughout the day , yesterday, it exceeded 150µg/m3. Air quality exceeding the 150 mark to reach 156µg/m3, severely dangerous to all age groups.

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December 18, 2017 11:29 am

KHOTANG, Dec 18: For the second year, paddy production has increased in Khotang. Last year, the district produced 28,536 metric tones of paddy, which increased by 13 per cent this year to 33,444 metric tones. Sufficient rainfall, no pests and other natural disasters have contributed to the rise in paddy, Kalananda Mandal of District Agriculture Development Office (DADO), Khotang siaid.

KHOTANG, Dec 13: CPN-UML has bagged highest votes in the district. The vote counting has finalized on Wednesday where UML wins towards first-past-the-post elections in Khotang has also become the first party in the proportional representations (PR) elections in the district.

DOLAKHA, Dec 12: CPN-UML has bagged highest votes in Propotional Representaional system in Dolakha.

BAGLUNG, Dec 12: Nepali Congress that lost all seats towards first-past-the-post elections in Baglung has become the first party in the proportional representations (PR) elections in the district.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Nepali Congress has fielded the highest number of candidates in the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly elections, among the major political parties. The twin elections are being held in two phases on November 26 and December 7.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Siddhartha Shamsher JBR, chief of Sipradi Group of Companies (SGC), has been felicitated for fourth consecutive time as the individual highest tax payer in Nepal for the fiscal year 2016/17 on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Surya Nepal P. Ltd has been declared as the highest tax paying company of the fiscal year 2016/17. Inland Revenue Department has feted the company as the highest tax paying company at a program organized in the capital on the occasion of Sixth National Tax Day on Friday.

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MANILA, August 1: The Philippines has registered the fastest-growing HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Asia-Pacific in the past six years with a 140-percent increase in the number of new infections, the health ministry and the United Nations said on Tuesday.

PARBAT, July 1: Poor management of drainage flowing alongside Kushma Bazaar has put the highest suspension bridge of Nepal in danger.

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KATHMANDU, June 17: The results of the Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) were published on Friday. Out of the total examinees of Grade 10 in the seven provinces, girls outnumbered boys in five provinces.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Sherpa rescuers have found the bodies of four climbers inside a tent on the highest camp on Mount Everest, raising the death toll this climbing season to 10, authorities said Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 15: The Lalitpur Metropolitan City recorded the highest number of voter turnout in the first-phase of local-level election held on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has projected the national economy to grow by 6.94 percent for the current fiscal year 2016/17, up from the 6 percent target set by the government.

UNITED NATIONS, April 11: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai a U.N. Messenger of Peace on Monday to promote girls education, more than four years after a Taliban gunman shot her in the head on her school bus in 2012.

JUMLA, April 1: Of the total then 26 VDCs in Humla district, Haanku has recorded the highest number of child marriages in the last fiscal year.

An outbreak of H7N9 bird flu in China killed 79 people in January, the most in a single month in at least three years, the country’s national health authority said.

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BIRATNAGAR, Dec 29: Paddy production in Morang has hit a five-year high of 418,200 tons in Fiscal Year 2016/17.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Among the five development regions in the country, the central development region is the largest royalty recipient from the hydroelectricity projects in last six years, the royalty distribution database at the Department of Electricity Development shows.

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SINGAPORE, Nov 22: Oil prices rose to their highest level since October on Tuesday as the market priced in an expected output cut led by producer cartel OPEC, but analysts warned that a failure to agree on a cut could lead to a deepening supply glut by early 2017.

With earnings of $170 million, pop singer Taylor Swift was 2016’s highest-paid woman in music, Forbes magazine said on Wednesday.

ABU DHABI, Oct 14: Etihad Airways has received the Skytrax Certified 5-Star Airline Rating - the most coveted quality standard in the airline industry, further strengthening its position as a leader in innovative guest experience, service and hospitality.

NEW YORK, Sept 15: Priyanka Chopra has become the first Indian star to enter the Forbes list of highest paid television actresses in the world, after starring on American series “Quantico”.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Nepali migrant workers heading to South Korea totaled nearly 6,626 in the first eight months of this year, with most of them selected to work in the agricultural and industrial sectors, according to data maintained by EPS Korea Section under the Department of Foreign Employment.

GUIZHOU, Sept 12: Chinese engineers have completed the structure of what is expected to become the world’s highest bridge, local authorities said.

A smartphone attached to a balloon took to the skies on Monday in an attempt to set a record for the highest livestream from such a device.

NEW YORK, Aug 24: Leading Indian actress Deepika Padukone has made her debut among the world's top 10 highest paid actresses with earnings of USD 10 million dollars in a list alongside Hollywood heavyweights Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts and "Friends" star Jennifer Anniston.

MUMBAI, July 30: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has made her different league now and also has created a great balance between her commercial success and critical acclaim. Deepika Padukone has now left Priyanka Chopra, Alia bhatt, Kareena Kapoor and Katrina Kaif behind in the terms of being paid.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Nepal has the highest inflation in South Asia, according to a regional report.

KATHMANDU, July17 : ICRA Nepal Ltd has assigned issuer rating of "[ICRANP-IR] AA" (pronounced ICRA NP Issuer Rating Double A) to Nepal SBI Bank Limited.

DHAGANDHI, July 8: Education sector has topped the list of complaints lodged at the office of Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) from different districts of far-western region in the current fiscal year

KATHMANDU, June 27:Jhapa, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's home district, has been found to have the highest number of torture complains in 2015.