KATHMANDU, May 19: About 400 people have climbed Mt Everest in less than a week after the start of spring climbing this year on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 9: A total of 197 individuals have received government approval to climb Mount Everest during the spring season this year.

KATHMANDU, March 20: A total of 50 mountaineers have taken permits to ascend Himalayan peaks in the spring season.

KATHMANDU, March 29: The Department of Tourism (DoT) has issued climbing permits to 128 people this spring climbing season so far. A total of 16 teams have received permits to scale various mountains and peaks across the country. The DoT has collected over USD 218,600 in royalty from issuing climbing permits as of Monday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 15: As springs hit door steps, Cherry blossoms have covered the majority of the parts of Kathmandu decorating it with pink petals.

O’ spring

May 30, 2020 12:26 pm

In her own leisurely pace she has arrived riding the multicolored chariot of the flowers

Spring of life

March 14, 2020 08:52 am

Spring is all about the grandeur of nature. The red and pink rhododendron blossoms smile effusively against the snow white mountains. Simal(red silk cotton tree) blossoms wondrously beam by the frothy rivers in the vales. White, pink, purple and magenta petals of pear and peach blossoms flash shy smiles while embraced by the breeze by hamlets and creeks. The orchids magnificently sway by the tree branches in the woods. This is perhaps the best of all seasons to learn from nature and live accordingly.

KATHMANDU, June 14: A total of 659 people including Sherpa guides successfully climbed Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, in 2019's spring. According to the data given by the Department of Tourism (DoT), of the number scaling the peak, 378 were guides.

Spring cleaning season is here, and some of us got a head start by taking Marie Kondo’s message to heart: You’ll be happier if you eliminate clutter. In many households, no room is a bigger magnet for clutter than a child’s bedroom. Designers say parents are increasingly interested in managing that clutter effectively — and attractively.

Fair Weather?

February 4, 2019 13:55 pm

Spring is here. There is just something about it that brings excitement and a smile on my face. The days are starting to get longer, and where I live, there are no longer mornings with low laying fog.

Easing into spring

February 1, 2019 08:12 am

Dressing for extreme weather seasons like cold winter or hot summer is pretty easy. It’s the times in between when we struggle to get dressed properly but it comes really easy for Ashim Ranabhatt. The 20-year-old model, stylist, and sub make-up artist is also a second year Fashion Designing student at Namuna College of Fashion Technology.

Recollections of love

December 1, 2018 00:15 am

Talking of love soothes hearts and embalms the scorched earth. And the precondition is that it happens where love is expressed by blowing into tree leaves and whistling. It is where love still flows down the streams with roaring falls and faint murmurs. It is where love is still pure, polite, puerile, and undefiled.


September 16, 2018 08:19 am

Spring gets people to react differently.  Some people admire its beauty, and some deny its existence. But the harder you try, the more its fragrance engulfs you, leaving you wild and helpless. In the end, it corrupts your mind, controls your heart, and cages your soul.

Why do birds sing on spring ?

June 13, 2018 06:28 am

In spring, days are longer compared to winter. The warmer days activate hormones in the birds allowing them to know that its spring. Spring, for them, is seasons of possibilities. The season also ensures plenty of food acting as a stimulant for mating.  Male birds sing to attract their female counterparts, and also to mark territories.

Mt Everest alone contributes Rs 361.4 million

KATHMANDU, May 14: An eight-member team of guides recorded the first summit of Mount Everest (8848 m) for this spring season of 2018 on Sunday. The team which started fixing the ropes on the way to the mountain’s top from mid-April scaled it on Sunday, opening the route for this season. The team includes eight guides­–Pasang Tenjing Sherpa, Pasdawa Sherpa, Lakpa Dendi Sherpa, Jen Jen Lama, Siddi Bahadur Tamang, Pemba Chhiri Sherpa, Tenzing Gyaljen Sherpa and Datuk Bhote. This is the first summit of this spring season.

When spring blossomed in my life

May 1, 2018 09:04 am

I first met her three years back when it was spring. I saw her is the school’s ground. She was wearing a light blue-colored dress teamed up with blue jeans. I still remember that day when I was mesmerized with her big sparkling eyes, light pink lips and curly hair. At that time, I didn’t know she would become someone important in my life. I fell for her during my school days and many unusual incidents between us helped me to know her better.

KATHMANDU, April 29: The government has permitted 95 expedition teams to attempt 26 mountain peaks above 6,000 meters across the country.

KATHMANDU, April 25: A record number of Nepali women are attempting Mount Everest (8848m) - the highest mountain on earth - this spring.

MINNEAPOLIS, April 15: Hundreds of flights have been canceled and roadways are treacherous in several Midwestern states as a deadly storm system stretching from Gulf Coast to Great Lakes rolls across the central U.S., bringing heavy snow, strong winds, rain and hail.

BHAKTAPUR, April 15: The locals of Bhaktapur celebrated annual Sindoor Jatra or the festival of vermilion. The festival is celebrated to welcome the spring.

KATHMANDU, April 3: With the onset of spring season, the most favourable season for mountain climbing in Nepal, mountaineers have started flocking to the mountains including Sagarmatha, the world's highest peak.

Tasty spring meals

March 30, 2018 07:53 am

Spring brings with it longer days and pleasant weather with a good amount of sun. And what it also brings are fresh, delicious spring vegetables into our homes and kitchens.

Embracing spring

July 17, 2017 13:04 pm

Spring is a season of innovation and embellishment, which evokes a positive spirit to a monotonous life. Spring is a season of re-incarnation for trees, which regain its life and enthusiasm after a long melancholy battle of winter.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Pokhara has made it to the list of the destinations not to be missed in the spring of 2017.

Spring wear for women

February 17, 2017 10:55 am

With the spring right on our doorsteps, it is time to banish the bulky winter wardrobe and bring out the colorful and patterned clothes to welcome the warmer months. But this time of the year, you will want to make sure you have light layers on if you are planning to stay out for the evening.

BENI (Myagdi), Jan 31: The famed Tatopani Kunda, a hot spring located at Beni Municipality – 13, was closed down for three days beginning Monday.

BABIYACHAUR (Myagdi), Jan 10: The ongoing expansion of the Beni – Jomsom road has posed an existential threat to the natural hot spring in Bhurung locality of Myagdi.