This town in Russia is the coldest inhabited place on earth. In 2013, Oymyakon's weather station had recorded a temperature of -98- the coldest temperature ever recorded in the Northern Hemisphere.

All of us know have this idea of a perfect place where we would like to live someday. For some, that place might be in laps of the mountains in Switzerland and for others, it could be by the sea in Pondicherry. We all have our reasons for wanting to live where we want to. It could be the cultural influence of the place, the food it is famous for, or simply the fact that we like what we have seen in photos.

When Dena Espenscheid answered an advertisement on social media offering a weekend vacation to an unknown destination, her sister warned her she was going to get kidnapped.

DHARAN, Dec 22: Despite being blessed with breathtaking places to allure tourists, only a few have chosen Danda Bazar as their holiday destination. This small town is located at Sagurigadi Rural Municipality.

Learning one trip at a time

August 31, 2018 09:35 am

People travel for various reasons but mostly to acquaint themselves with new places and cultures or simply to escape the routine of work life but Arpan Sharma, co-founding director of PR at Nepalaya, claims to travel because he is a keen learner.

What type of traveler are you?

August 27, 2018 07:57 am

Most of us love traveling. We enjoy visiting new places and exploring different countries. Travelling, be it for holidays, or work, requires intricate planning. Finances need to be sorted, groups need to be decided, and in the case of foreign trips visa procedures need to be fulfilled.  The planning process never ends. Also, after completion of the trip, another form of planning takes place. Before our travel hangover is gone, we start preparing for our next trip.

DANG / ROLPA, July 31: Dang district's Babai Rural Municipality-4 used to have a village named 'Maskidar'. The small settlement managed to retain its name for many generations.

July 28: For generations, many have dreamed about the day when it would be possible to set foot on Mars – aka. “Earth’s Twin” planet. And in the past few years, multiple orbiters, landers, and rovers have revealed evidence of past water on Mars, not to mention the possibility that water still exists underground. These findings have fueled the desire to send crewed missions to Mars, not to mention proposals to establish a colony there.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The Weather Forecasting Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has predicated a possibility of heavy rainfall in some sections of central and western parts in the country for three the next three days.

BAGLUNG, June 17: Nepal Telecom has expanded its 3G service to 80 places in Dhaulagiri Zone, an increment from 21 earlier.

The world’s biggest sporting event, the 2018 World Cup has begun. If you’re looking for some of the best places in Kathmandu to watch the exciting games, we’ve got it for you. Tonight, we bring you a different weekend hangout: World Cup venues in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, April 13: Nepal have climbed three spots to 162nd place with 111 points in the latest FIFA men’s team rankings.

3 found dead in separate places

February 2, 2018 17:14 pm

TAPLEJUNG, Feb 2: A 49-year-old man, who had left his house 10 days ago, has been found dead in a jungle of Meringden Rural Municipality-1, Thinglabu.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: The government has prepared the outline of the temporary capitals of all the seven provinces in the country.

Nepal is the holiday destination for many international tourists, while some also visit here for pilgrimage, trekking and adventure sports, among several other reasons. If you also count the number of domestic tourists the volume of people in some areas, both explored and unexplored, becomes overwhelming. Here are the top ten places to visit in Nepal, prepared with the help of the 2017 statistics and Sharad Pradhan, media consultant at Nepal Tourism Board (NTB).

GAIGHAT, UDAYAPUR, Dec 2: CPN (UML) chair KP Sharma Oli has said the second phase of the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies scheduled for December 7 would not be halted despite attempts to terrorise the election atmosphere by bomb blasts in some parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has finalized its candidates contesting the first phase of the House of Representatives elections on November 26 from five places. The RPP candidates would be vying in the election on behalf the Democratic Alliance.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The throng of frenzied shoppers rushing about Kathmandu’s market places is a clear indicator of the Dashain festival arriving.  The footfall in main market areas of the Capital city before the exodus of those who’ve migrated to the Valley in search of better life creates a festive mood among shoppers as well as traders.

KATHMANDU, August 28: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has started enlisting quake-survivors residing in places at high risk of natural disaster in the beneficiary list for their relocation to safer places.

KATHMANDU, August 27: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has started enlisting quake-survivors residing in places at high risk of natural disaster in the beneficiary list for their relocation to safer places.

Two found dead in separate places

July 10, 2017 19:28 pm

KATHMANDU, July 10: Hom Shrestha, 25, of Maluwajor Rural Muncipality-9, Ramechhap has been found dead under zinc sheet in Gokarneshwor Muncipality-5, Jorpati on Monday.

CHITWAN, June 25: With the onset of the monsoon rains, as many as 29 places along the under-construction Narayanghat-Mugling road section have been flagged as potentially risky due to possible landslides. The Narayanghat-Mugling Road Section Project Office, construction officials and security personnel expect the situation to be more critical in the coming days as landslides have already started occurring almost on a daily basis along the road section.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Home Minister Janardan Sharma instructed concerned authorities to initiate the process of installing traffic lights at 200 places of Kathmandu valley.

KANCHANPUR, June 11: Zebra crossing has been painted at different places of Kanchanpur district along east-west highway with an objective of control road accidents.

Value in unexpected places

June 9, 2017 11:52 am

When we think of libraries, there are some names (British Library, A-one Library, Kaiser Library) that automatically come to our mind. Those living in Kathmandu, at least, are well familiar with these establishments. However, it seems for the enthusiastic readers in the valley, there is more to discover.

Places to visit in Itahari

June 1, 2017 09:29 am

Living the urban life can be monotonous at times, which is why travelling is essential. But it might not be possible for us to plan elaborate trips abroad. Here we bring to you, some destinations you can visit within the country that don’t need much preparation.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Vote counting for the Kathmandu Metropolis has been expanded to 11 groups to expedite the tardy count, giving a huge relief to the voters curious to know the mayoral results.

KATHMANDU, April 19: A dead body of a person was found on the 2nd floor of a mini market based in Kuleshwar, Kathmandu Metropolitan-12.

REPUBLICA (KATHMANDU): The Nepal Heritage Society has welcomed the decision of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) to preserve various monuments including the neo-classical Rana era palaces in the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Mar 21: Adding more wealth since last year Binod Chaudhary climbed 10 places to 1,567th position in the list of billionaires of the world in the year 2017, according to the Forbes magazine.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Various sister organizations of Rastriya Prajatantra Party have organized rally from 54 different places in Kathmandu Valley this morning.

NYON, Feb 9: UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says Europe will formally ask FIFA for at least 16 places in the expanded 48-team World Cup.

GORKHA, Jan 25: Seismometers have been set up at different places of Gorkha district.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Nepal's Langtang Region has been featured in The New York Times-Travel '52 places to go in 2017' list.

Eight fascinating places to visit in 2017

December 30, 2016 01:42 am

The year 2016 is coming to an end and as people gear up to make New Year resolutions, it’s likely that travel plans are also being made for the upcoming year. For those would-be travelers vowing to see more of the world rather than just sticking to the tried and tested destinations that everyone seems to be going to year after year, there are plenty of places to consider. With the help of travel enthusiasts and agencies, Isha Bista rounds up a few places you should definitely visit this coming year.

Did you know that stressed spelled backwards is desserts? And really, there’s nothing a bit of chocolate can’t fix as it’s the ultimate comfort food. The Week snooped around the beautifully scented bakeries of Lalitpur in their hunt for the perfect cakes. Here is a list of eight delightful places you can head to for some sinfully good desserts.

10 best momo places in Kathmandu

December 10, 2016 18:05 pm

Momos are our go-to snack. It’s cheap, easily available and yummy. What more do you want? Here are some of the most delicious momo serving places in our list. In no particular order, these places should be visited at least once for mouthfuls of juicy momos.

Two found dead in separate places

November 7, 2016 17:59 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: A 35-year-old man has been found dead in a ditch at Budhanilkantha Municipality-7 near Khatrigau.

Three found dead in different places

September 29, 2016 18:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: There persons were found dead in separate places, police said.

Cabinet fixes places for 7 high courts

September 14, 2016 18:47 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The government on Wednesday decided to establish seven high courts, one each in seven provinces.

Coldest places in the world

JHAPA, July 21: Incessant rainfall since Tuesday night has inundated dozen of areas in Jhapa district. Water level in rivers has increased significantly and threatening the nearby settlements.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Nepal has slipped 19 places to 124th out of 160 countries in the Logistic Performance Index (LPI) of 2016 published by the World Bank.

KATHMANDU, June 26: The Department of Mines and Geology has discovered 15 more places having the deposits of iron, copper and limestone.