Bangladesh embassy celebrates Bangladesh’s graduation from LDC

By Our Reporter Bangladesh embassy celebrated Bangladesh’s graduation from LDC status by organising a seminar “LDC Graduation Process of Bangladesh: Learning for Nepal” in collaboration with a reputed local think tank the Institute of Strategic and Socio-Economic Research (ISSR) in Kathmandu last week. Former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal attended …

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A pocket guide to the birds of Nepal


A pocket guide to the birds of Nepal is a book where photo of birds and their description is written. Images from non-digital media as early as 1992 to recent digital ones as of October 2016 have been included. In this book there are collections of some common and uncommon …

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Foldable ‘iPhone gun’ puts Europe police on alert


LONDON: A 9mm double-barrel gun designed like an iPhone has placed police in Europe on high alert after authorities received a warning that it could be flooded illegally into the continent when it goes on sale in the US. The “iPhone Gun” which has been pre-ordered 12,000 times, is disguised …

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Nepal-India Joint Statement

Joint Statement on the State visit of Prime Minister of Nepal,  Rt. Hon’ble Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ to India (15-18 September, 2016)   1. The Rt. Hon’ble Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, Prime Minister of Nepal, and Ms. Sita Dahal are on a State visit to India from 15-18 …

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Bad news for the momo fans

By Our Reporter Here is bad news for the momo fans as well as those who regularly enjoy meats! The meats that land in your kitchen are not healthy, according to findings of the market inspection and monitoring team led by  Minister for Commerce and Supplies  Ganesh Man Pun The …

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NSCN has not given up on sovereignty, says Muivah


 BY VIJAITA SINGH Thuingaleng Muivah (82), general secretary of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah), which signed a framework agreement with the government last year, told The Hindu that the outfit had not given up its demand for sovereignty. Mr. Muivah also said that a separate flag and passport …

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Nepal to host World Ranger Congress in 2019

The 8th World Ranger Congress held in Estes Park in Colorado, USA on 21-27 May2016 took a historic decision to hold the 9th World Ranger Congress in Nepal in 2019 – the first time the event has ever been hosted in Asia. The decision is recognition of the measures that …

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Bhagye le Bacheka Haru wins best documentary award


Nepali documentary feature Bhagyele Bacheka Haru, has won an award in the UK. The acclaimed documentary won the Best Documentary Award at the first Edinburg Nepali Film Festival. The documentary is garnering very good reviews all around the world. During the event organised to celebrate the bicentennial relationship between the …

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‘Sherpa’ a documentary on Everest avalanche aired


The 69th British Academy Film Awards nominated “Sherpa”, based on the story of the massive avalanche that tore through the Khumbu Icefall killing 16 persons, was aired on Discovery channel on April 18. Australian documentary filmmaker Jennifer Peedom’s directorial venture recounts the harrowing story of the 14 million ton avalanche …

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