To the uninitiated, the Italian pairing of melon and prosciutto may sound odd. But anyone who tries it learns the sweet fruit combines with salty richness into a deceptively simple whole greater than the sum of its parts

A long-lost painting by 13th century Italian master Cimabue that was found in the kitchen of an elderly French woman was sold for 24 million euros ($26.6 million), more than four times the pre-auction estimate, auction Acteon house said on Sunday.

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano will be cheering on his team from space when they take on South Africa in their pivotal Rugby World Cup clash.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Development Committee of the Parliament on Wednesday instructed the government to complete the remaining tasks of the much-awaited Melamchi Drinking Water Supply Project.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Italian mountaineer Simone La Terra, 37, died while climbing Mt Dhaulagiri (8137m), officials said on Monday. This is the first fatality of the busy spring season.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Italian mountaineer Simone La Terra, 37, died while climbing Mt Dhaulagiri (8137m), officials said on Monday. This is the first fatality of the busy spring season.

Radisson re-launches new Italian menu

February 1, 2018 12:43 pm

A new Italian menu was re-launched at the Olive Garden of Hotel Radisson on Tuesday. The event organized by the hotel aimed at promoting authentic Italian cuisines. Out of the re-launched menu, a variety of 11 Italian specialty cuisines under a three-course menu were served at the event.

Italy’s March 4 general election will pit a center-right coalition against populists and a divided left, with polls suggesting a hung parliament and prolonged uncertainty in the eurozone’s third-largest economy.

JUMLA, June 11: Farmers in Jumla have produced Italian Fuji apples for the first time.

THE Italian way

June 2, 2017 11:59 am

I think we can all agree the popularity of Italian food isn’t a fluke. However, let’s also be clear here, Italian food is not just pizza and pasta. All the cuisines from the region also don’t have a tomato base. And no, despite the creaminess in Italian dishes, Chef Mauro Ferrari confirms cream actually isn’t used. It’s a rare ingredient that is hardly ever incorporated.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee awarded 2017 Sunhak Peace Prize to Dr Gino Strada, an Italian surgeon, and Dr Sakena Yacoobi, an Afghan women’s education professor.

ROME, Jan 21:  Italian police say 16 people died when a bus carrying Hungarian school students returning home from France crashed into the side of a highway near Verona. Thirty-nine people survived.

Renowned actor Robert De Niro has emerged as one of the sharpest voices in Hollywood to oppose US President elect Donald Trump, saying on a red carpet premiere on Saturday that he was “very depressed” about the outcome of the election.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Rox Restaurant has been operating at the Hyatt Regency since the hotel’s opening. It started off as an Italian restaurant but with changing time and changing chefs, the place diluted its roots to serve a wider range of Southern European cuisine.

MILAN, Sept 16: The Italian Senate says that former premier and president Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, who was also a senator for life, has died at age 95 after a long illness.

Italian quake death toll rises to 290

August 27, 2016 15:34 pm

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy, Aug 27: Italian authorities say the death toll in an Italian earthquake has risen yet again as bodies continued to be recovered and now stands at 290.

AMATRICE, Italy, Aug 25: The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): 6:30 a.m. Italian authorities say that the death toll from Wednesday's earthquake in the central part of the country has risen to 247.

MILAN, Aug 8: Inter Milan says coach Roberto Mancini has left the Italian club after less than two years in charge.