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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 […]

Japanese volunteers providing crucial support in health and education sectors (Feature)


Hari Lamichhane / Sindhuli, Jan 6: ‘Nepal is my second home. All love me here. I have not got such love in Japan’, Japanese Public Health nurse Kanako Kon shared her feelings before representatives of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Finance, Home and Education, and JICA. She arrived here as a volunteer two years ago. […]

Ultra runner Meera Rai honoured with Rs. 2.8 million

Mira Rai's photo during the  marathon

Damak / Jan 5: Ultra runner Meera Rai has been honoured with a cash prize of Rs. 2.8 million. The funds were collected by organizations based in the UK in recognition of Meera’s feat at the international ultra running, bringing name and fame to the country. Member-secretary of National Sports Council Keshav Bahadur Bista, Chief […]

Lawmaker Tuladhar bags International Award


Kathmandu / Dec 23: Former Education Minister and CPN (UML) lawmaker, Dr Gangalal Tuladhar has received international award for outstanding dissertation. The Shimane University of Japan conferred the award on Dr Tuladhar in recognition of his Ph. D. dissertation. The award carries a purse of Rs 130 thousand and a citation. Dr Tuladhar is the […]

Organizations working on climate change awarded


Lalitpur / Dec 16: Some 15 organizations working in the area of climate change adaptation have received an award of Rs 20 million for their remarkable performance in the field. The Ideas to Impact Programme implemented under the Adaptation at Scale Award Project with financial assistance of UKAid has handed the incentive award of 10,000 […]

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