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Nepalese mountaineers scale K2 for the first time in winter

Nepalese mountaineers created history by scaling K2, the second highest peak of the world, for the first time during the winter season, the company which organised the expedition said

Over 2,000 absconding convicts nabbed in Nepal

Nepal Police said it arrested a total of 2,332 persons absconding after being convicted for various crimes from different parts of the country in fiscal 2019-20

Constitutional bench to adjudicate Nepal's House dissolution case

The constitutional bench of Nepal's Supreme Court led by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana today ruled that cases field against the dissolution of the House of Representatives would be heard by the same bench continuously from Sunday

Nepal to build economic zones along borders with India, China

Seeking to boosts exports, Nepal will soon begin developing four economic zones along its borders with India and China, reported The Kathmandu Post

Wildfires ravage Nepal's mountains

Athree month drought in central and eastern Nepal has sparked wildfires across the Himalaya which has shrouded the mountains in smoke, adding to the urban and crossborder pollution

Nepal fared poorly in 2020, Human Rights Watch says

Nepal had a dismal performance in 2020 when it came to providing justice to victims from decade-long Maoist insurgency, while the regressive bills that tend to curtail the freedom of expression continued to be considered in Parliament, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday

Back to school in Nepal

On Monday, it is first day back to school for ninth and tenth graders Tripadma School in Patan

Does Nepal have funds to purchase vaccines?

The Nepal government has money to hold parliamentary elections which costs billions

Wildfire burns 700 hectares of forest cover in Nepal

Around 700 hectares of forest cover has been destroyed by a wildfire that has been raging in Manang district for the last two months

Nepal Communist Party has been cleaved in two, without a formal split

The Nepal Communist Party has been practically cleaved in two–but technically, it is still one

Has Oli killed two birds with one stone—or two interviews for that matter?

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, whose contempt for the Nepali media has been no secret, on Monday evening appeared on two Indian news channels, giving extensive interviews

Police, pro-monarchy activists clash in Nepal's capital

Kathmandu's Singha Durbar area was tense this afternoon after clashes broke out between security forces and supporters of monarchy who had in thousands moved towards the main entrance of the country’s administrative complex to pay homage to Prithivi Narayan Shah on the occasion of his 299th birth anniversary

Nepal should pursue a country-wise trade promotion strategy, study says

A task force formed to plan Nepal’s response to the changing dynamics of global commerce and utilise the free trade privileges given to the least developed countries has recommended adopting a country-wise trade promotion strategy and sorting out obstacles through bilateral talks

Dahal faction asks Nepal Election Commission to halt preparation

The Dahal-Nepal faction of Nepal’s split ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) asked the country’s Election Commission to halt preparations for the general elections scheduled for April 30 and May 10, citing the pending cases against the house dissolution in the apex court

Construction of Nepal’s largest solar power project gains speed

The construction of the largest Solar Power Project of Nepal is gaining speed in Jhapa district

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