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Business booms in Singati despite risk

DOLAKHA, Dec. 6 -- More people are pouring in to explore opportunities in this commercial centreof Gaurishankar, Kalinchok and Bigu rural municipalities in Dolakha Dec 6, 2018-Business booms in Singa... Read More


In soon-to-be transit route between Nepal and China, business is booming

DOLAKHA, Dec. 6 -- More people are pouring in to explore opportunities in this commercial centreof Gaurishankar, Kalinchok and Bigu rural municipalities in Dolakha Dec 6, 2018-Business booms in Singa... Read More


WWF sites have room for more tigers: Experts

Kathmandu, Nov. 15 -- A new study conducted by 49 conservation experts from 10 tiger-range countries suggests that tiger population in 18 recovery sites across Asia, which currently support an estimat... Read More


Scrub typhus spreads after earthquake

Nepal, Nov. 4 -- Three months after two massive earthquakes struck Nepal in 2015, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan alerted the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division about six childr... Read More


100 days on, investigations into rape, murder of 13-yr-old Nirmala Pant make no headway

Nepal, Nov. 2 -- Four things stand out as investigations into the horrific rape and murder of Nirmala Pant make no headway on the 100th day since the 13-year-old went missing on July 26-lapses in DNA ... Read More


100 days, and still no justice for Nirmala Pant

Nepal, Nov. 2 -- Four things stand out as investigations into the horrific rape and murder of Nirmala Pant make no headway on the 100th day since the 13-year-old went missing on July 26-lapses in DNA ... Read More


Heritage sites face air pollution threat

Kathmandu, Oct. 4 -- The renowned heritage sites across the Kathmandu Valley, many of which are already listed as endangered by Unesco, face a new threat from air pollution, conservationists and craft... Read More


More women report domestic violence

Kathmandu, Sept. 29 -- Thirty-seven-year-old J was asleep when her husband returned home drunk and poured kerosene on her private parts and set her alight, inflicting third-degree severe burns on her ... Read More


Dashain bookings start after nod to fare hike

Nepal, Sept. 23 -- The annual pre-holiday bookings, which had been stuck in a loop of fallouts between the government and the protesting Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs Associa... Read More


#JusticeForNirmala calls get louder

Nepal, Sept. 16 -- Hundreds of protesters marched from Maitighar Mandala to New Baneshwor on Saturday, demanding justice for Nirmala Pant, the 13-year-old who was raped and subsequently strangulated t... Read More