KATHMANDU, May 4: Dibesh Pokhrel, stage name Arthur Gunn, 21, originally from Nepal, has made it to the top 10 of  the American Idol 2020. He was selected as a top ten contestant after the online voting result was announced Sunday night. He received more than 36 million votes.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: The website for the travel guide Lonely Planet has named Kathmandu in its top ten list of places to visit in 2019. The site said Kathmandu, which had been hit by devastating earthquakes in 2015, was now ready to welcome foreign tourists after satisfactory progress in restoring monuments that had crumbled in the disaster. The website also hailed the overall reconstruction work.