KATHMANDU, Sep 1: One thing is common for Kathmandu in 2014 and 2018. Four years ago, the roads in the capital city were in bad shape, dusty and full of potholes, when the country started eleventh hour preparations for a SAARC summit. Delays in road work were rampant. Things are almost the same four years later.

MOSCOW, June18: China’s threat to slap tariffs on US crude, an upcoming OPEC meeting and Federal Reserve policy tightening have all weighed on international oil prices over the past few days

TAPLEJUNG, May 20: Over five dozen mountaineers set to climb Kanchanjungha have returned from midway fearing avalanche. According to a seasoned mountaineer, Pemba Gyalenj Sherpa, they were alarmed by poor weather, rain, extreme cold and snowfall since the last few days.

KATHMANDU, March 29: A recent study conducted by environmentalists and geologists has come up with an alarming finding that the rapid melting of glaciers with both horizontal and vertical retreats observed in recent years poses threats of cause drying up of several rivers or increase significantly the risks of Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) across Hindu Kush Himalayan region.

NAGARKOT, Oct 26: Until few years ago, Bojhini was hardly a tourist attraction. No one from the outer world was aware of it except the locals thereby limiting its thrilling beauty to itself. These days, Bojhini situated in Changunarayan Municipality of Bhaktapur district gathers hundreds of tourists. Just 25 kilometers away from Kathmandu, the spot is thronged by increasing number of nature lovers day by day.

Retreat of yuan

July 4, 2017 00:15 am

The RMB’s fall against the dollar reflects the slowing of China’s debt-fueled economic growth and accumulation of default risks