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Jumla women celebrate Teej against Chhaupadi

Jumla Teej

DB Buda, Jumla / Aug. 23: Bimala Rawat, a resident of Tila -1, Jumla danced gracefully on the occasion of Teej last year on a recorded song. Although her dance had rhythm, it didn’t relate to the song by any means. However, there was a crowd present to witness her dance. She acknowledged the lack […]

Nepali IT firm bags Award in South Asian Region

mBillionth Award

Kathmandu / Aug. 09: Source Code, an IT firm working on capital market technologies, bags 8th mBillionth award held in New Delhi, India on 4th of August, 2017 for its project – Nepali Paisa mobile application for android platform. Amongst the 294 entries from across South Asia, 65 finalists were shortlisted from 10 different categories […]

Department of Passport first to receive ISO certification

Foreign Ministry

Kathmandu / July 23: The Department of Passport under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has become the first government agency to be accredited with the ISO standards. The International Organization for Standarization has accredited the Department with the ISO 9001: 2015 certificate for being able to maintain international standards in the preparation, certification and distribution […]

Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation unveils Rs5 billion ‘Namuna Nepal’ project

Dhurmus Suntali

Kathmandu / Jun 5: Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation has unveiled its next project named ‘Namuna Nepal’ (Model Nepal) on Monday. The fourth project under the foundation will be built in around 500-1,000 Ropani land and is likely to cost Rs5 billion, according to the Foundation. Speaking during the project unveiling programme organised in the Capital today, Sitaram […]

Dr Ruit picked as one of 100 leading global visionaries

Sanduk Ruit

Kathmandu / Jun 3: The Canada-based Albert Einstein Foundation has nominated Nepali ophthalmologist Dr Sanduk Ruit as one of the 100 leading global visionaries. The foundation had asked on May 28 if Dr Ruit would accept the nomination and share his wisdom and vision in a 250-word essay to be included in historic publication Genius, […]

Lost Taiwan hiker says didn’t give up hope in tragic 47-day Nepal ordeal


Kathmandu / Apr. 28: A Taiwan hiker rescued 47 days after disappearing in the foothills of the Himalayas and just days after his girlfriend died is recovering well in hospital in the Nepali capital of Kathmandu, his doctor said on Friday. Liang Sheng-yueh, who turned 21 on Friday, went missing with girlfriend Liu Chen-chun, 19, […]

Thanks to Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation, Musahar children in Mahottari start going school

Dhurmus Suntali Foundation

Gaushala / March 15: Some 60 families of Musahar community in Mahottari have started sending their children to school due to the motivation of Nepali comedian artistes Kunjana Ghimire (Suntali) and Sitaram Kattel (Dhurmus). Musahar children who used to be sighted on the bank of the local Rato Stream sieving sand and harvesting pebbles, and […]

86-year-old bids to become the oldest Everest summiter


Kathmandu / March 6: Come May this year and a 86-year-old former Gurkha will be ascending the tallest peak in the world, Mount Everest, to win back oldest Everest summiter record. At a press conference organized by ‘Min Bahadur Everest Expedition’ campaign here today, Min Bahadur Sherchan, who hails from Tatopani in Myagdi, shared about […]

Bista sets 2nd world record, third grader Surabhi attempts to get into Guinness Book

Gunies Records

Dhangadhi / Feb 28: Bharat Bista of Kailali who has already registered his name in the ‘Guinness Book of World Records’ under the category of spontaneous recitation of names of 209 countries associated with the World Football Federation (FIFA) in 61 seconds has once again got into the book of world records under a new […]

Nepali student in USA bags Alice Curtis Award


Kathmandu / Jan 9: A Nepali student, who is currently running her Ph D programme in bio-chemistry and molecular biology from a reputed university in the USA, has been awarded with the Alice Curtis Award in recognition of her excellence in studies. Rosha Poudyal, who obtained bachelor’s degree in Science majoring in Biology and Maths […]

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