A forgotten history

June 22, 2019 00:25 am

After Dalai Lama fled to India, Chinese security operation started in Tibet in 1971 and some Khampas started to settle down in the adjoining areas of the Himalayan border on the northern region of Nepal. They started to operate anti-China activities from Nepali territory, which was against foreign policy of Nepal. So Nepal launched military operations against Khampas. Many of them were killed, others fled and some surrendered. This episode is known as ‘Khampa Disarming Mission’ in Nepal’s military history.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Twenty-eight vintage cars have recently completed a thrilling trans-Himalayan drive from Chengdu of China to Kathmandu, via Tibet. As part of the Trans-Himalayan Adventure 2019, organized by PureQuest Adventures India in association with Rally Round, the cars crossed the Himalayan range in a 26-day expedition, which concluded on May 10.

GALKOT, April 28: Six Himalayan bluesheep and three Himalayan Tahrs have been killed by trophy hunters in Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve in the second wildlife hunting season this year.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The 17th International Water Sports Tournament is taking place in the Marsyangdi River from coming Nov 24.

Socio-economy of food

August 19, 2018 12:55 pm

Consumption of Jumli Marshi by Prime Minister Oli and his colleague has marked its radical shift from Himalayan plateau to dining tables of metropolis.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Himalayan Travel Mart (HTM) 2018 concluded in Kathmandu on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 2: With the theme 'Nepal, Gateway to Himalaya', 3-day-long Himalayan Travel Mart 2018 kicked off in Kathmandu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Nepal is hosting Himalayan Travel Mart (HTM) 2018 in Kathmandu on June 1-3, the organizers said in a press meet held on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Himalayan Bank Ltd (HBL) and International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, have signed an agreement wherein IFC would be providing financial resources to provide financial access to 'Banking on Women Program'.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Himalayan White House World School celebrated its second annual day by organizing various programs on the school premises at Tinkune, Subidhanagar, on Saturday.

BARA, Feb 26: Himalayan Terminal Pvt Ltd, which oversees the management of Sirsiya dry port in Birgunj, is charging random fees in the name of handling and parking charge, traders say.

Himalayan outdoor festival concludes

February 20, 2018 09:10 am

The seventh edition of Himalayan Outdoor festival concluded on Sunday. Himalayan Outdoor Festival is the brainchild of a passionate group of long time climbers, trail runners, mountain bikers, and event managers based here in Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: The seventh edition of Himalayan Outdoor Festival is all set to commence from February 16 to 18. The three-day outdoor festival will entail different adventure sports, music and promote Himalayan lifestyle.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Elizabeth Hawley, a noted expert of mountain expeditions, passed away in Kathmandu at 2:30 am on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Himalayan Bank Ltd (HBL) has contributed Rs 10 million for restoration of Patan Durbar Square as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative.

Himalayan Hydro Expo from Jan 5

December 27, 2017 02:45 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Independent Power Producers' Association, and Nepal Expo and Event Management Service Pvt Ltd are jointly organizing 1st Himalayan Hydro Expo 2018 in Kathmandu on January 5 to 7, 2018.

Himalayan Sherpa into semis

November 18, 2017 10:02 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Yeti Himalayan Sherpa Club (YHSC) has advanced into the semifinals in the ongoing 1st Chandragiri Gold Cup football tournament on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: UNDP Nepal and Himalayan Consensus Institute (HCI) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the establishment of a joint initiative for crisis and conflict mitigation in the Himalayan region, which has been highly affected by climate change.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Rift in Himalayan Bank has risen on the surface as the Board of Directors (BOD) of the bank has rejected the appointment of the Director representing one of the major shareholders of the bank.

Himalayan photos in exhibition

November 7, 2017 09:30 am

POKHARA, Nov 7: A photo exhibition by photographer Aditya Chand is underway at Pokhara Art Gallery, Pokhara since Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Danda Gaun is situated three kilometers downwards from the popular visiting site Nagarkot. The Kavrepalanchowk’s hidden village can be a new destination for adventure dwellers, local or foreign tourists.

KATHMANDU, OCt 11: The Great Himalayan Cricket Academy has headed to Dhaka, Bangladesh to participate in the prestigious Bangladesh Krira Shikka Prothistan (BKSP) Cup cricket tournament from 11th to 17th October.

JUMLA, September 7:  The conflict between humans and bears in Jumla has become a great threat to the existence of these endangered species. A year ago, a baby Himalayan black bear that entered the human settlement was harshly chased away by the locals.

Himalayan adventure prerequisites

September 1, 2017 19:45 pm

The world’s tallest mountain, Mt. Everest, has captivated travelers for many generations. Once a lethal adventure, getting of glimpse of this magnificent mountain has now become an achievable goal. Mt. Everest Base Camp is now accessible to most visitors and apart from the breathtaking serenity, tourists will also get to experience and understand the unique Sherpa culture.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has said that the recently concluded Himalayan Travel Mart will get continuity in the coming years as well.

Himalayan border standoff

KATHMANDU, July 1:Himalayan Bank Ltd (HBL) has installed closed-circuit television (CCTV) camera on the Maitidevi temple premises in KMC-30.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Himalayan Sherpa Club (HSC) has confirmed its place in the quarterfinals of the ongoing Lalit Memorial U-18 Football Championship from Group C on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Australian Ambassador to Nepal, Glenn White, on Tuesday announced launch of the second phase of activities in the Himalayan river basins under the Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP2).

KATHMANDU, Feb 21:  Himalayan Bank Ltd (HBL) has inaugurated its new branch office in Itahari of Sunsari.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21:  Himalayan Bank Ltd (HBL) has inaugurated its new branch office in Itahari of Sunsari.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Himalayan Bank Ltd (HBL) has distributed food stuffs, school bags and shoes to 21 children at Helping Hands Children Home located in Sitapaila, Kathmandu.

Himalayan Sherpa crashes out

February 14, 2017 21:30 pm

UDAYPUR, Feb 14: A division football team Himalayan Sherpa Club faced semifinal exit from the Fourth Rumpum Udayapur Gold Cup Football Tournament after facing a 3-2 defeat against Rupandehi XI on Tuesday at the Tharuhat stadium in Ghaighat, Udayapur.

Himalayan Shepra registers thumping win

February 10, 2017 21:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Visiting Harvest Himalayan Sherpa Club registered a thumping 4-0 win over home team Udaypur XI on Friday to book semifinal spot of the Fourth Rumpum Udaypur Gold Cup 2073 football tournament.

BIRTAMOD, Feb 3: Karna Limbu-inspired Jhapa XI made it to the final of the Rumpum Jhapa Gold Cup football tournament on Friday with a 4-0 rout of Himalayan Sherpa Club at the Domalal Stadium in Birtamod, Jhapa.

JHAPA, Jan 31:Himalayan Sherpa Club snatched victory over Armed Police Club (APF) from the jaws of defeat on Monday in the ongoing Rumpum Jhapa Gold Cup. After trailing 2-0 till the 87th minute, Himalayan Sherpa scored two late goals in the dying minutes to level the match and then went on to win the game 3-2 in penalty shootout. With the win over the departmental side, Himalayan Sherpa has reached the semifinals.

BAGLUNG, Jan 7: Number of Himalayan blue sheep has increased at Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve. There are 2,202 Himalayan blue sheep in the Reserve, according to the census carried out by the Reserve Office this year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The 24th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Himalayan Bank Limited, chaired by Chairman Manoj Bahadur Shrestha, -- has approved a proposal to distribute 30 percent bonus shares and 1.58 percent cash dividend (for tax purpose) to the bank's shareholders.

Himalayan Sherpa goes down in Phidim

January 2, 2017 21:45 pm

PANCHTHAR, Jan 2: A-Division outfit Himalayan Sherpa Club faced an early exit from the eighth edition of Falgunanda Gold Cup in Phidim, Panchthar on Monday after it faced a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Eleven Arrows Club of Sunsari.

The Nobel Ceremonies of 2016 are now over. Bob Dylan, born Robert Alan Zimmerman, in Duluth in 1941, and a Minnesotan from Hibbing, received the year’s Nobel Prize in Literature. But he remained quiet, incommunicado and unresponsive throughout. He is known, like Miles Davis, to spurn and boo their audiences quite habitually.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Himalayan Travel Mart 2017 was officially launched amid a function in Dhulikhel on Sunday.

ILAM, Dec 1: Oranges produced in Salakpur of Ilam have been featured in the third Himalayan Orange Tourism Festival kicked off in Kolkata of India from today. The three-day festival is organised by Himalayan Orange Tourism Council.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has announced the launch of 'Experience Nepal' tourism campaign in partnership with American Express and Himalayan Bank Ltd (HBL).

KATHMANDU, June 30: Himalayan Bank Ltd (HBL) has opened a new ATM at Bhagwan Paau of Swoyambhu, Kathmandu. With this, the number of ATMs in the bank network has reached 83.

DOLPA, June 24: A policeman assigned for providing security to the yarsa pickers has died at Saldang VDC in upper Dolpa. He is police constable Rajendra Budha of Dang who was posted at the District Police Office, Dolpa.