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  • Indian criminal killed in Rautahat police shooting

    Rautahat, June 29 An alleged Indian criminal died in an exchange of fire between Rautahat District Police Office’s patrol team and his gang. The police team and the gang had exchanged fire on the embankment area of Bagmati River nearby Gadahiya Dumuriya in Rajdevi Municipality-4. A 25-year-old Indian criminal suspect was gunned down in the crossfire, police said. The deceased is yet to be identified. District Police Office spokesperson DSP Ram Kumar Dani informed that the critically injured Indian...

    Climber Sherpa wants to fulfill Swiss Machine’s dream

    Kathmandu,June 04:On May 24, Tejni Sherpa, 27, summited Mount Everest for the fourth time as he and alpine photographer Johnathan Griffith became the last people to summit the highest peak of the world this spring season. Unlike his previous three accents of the world’s highest mountain, this would be a completely different experience. This time, he wasn’t guiding anyone to the top of the mountain–in contrast to other Sherpas, he was climbing for himself. Before heading to Everest, Tenji...

    Mr.Sun summits Mt. Everest twice

    Kathmandu,June 01:Mount Everest, a mountain peak that is closest to the sky, is sacred but dangerous, pure and mysterious. Summitting Everest has become a dream for almost all climbers.This hardest road on the planet leads to not only the sky, but fearless and  final destination of soul. Ten years ago, when mountain climbing accidentally crashed into the life of artist Sun Yiquan of Shenyang, China, a real and upward sensibility was integrated into his life, which opened up a new journey in his life. In 2013, it was the...

    16-year-old Shivangi Pathak becomes youngest woman to scale Mount Everest

    KATHMANDU: A 16-year-old girl from Haryana has registered her name as the youngest woman to scale the world highest peak.According to Seven Summit Treks, Pathak became India’s youngest woman to climb Mt Everest from Nepal side as she along with climbing guides – Dawa Sherpa, Nima Norbu Sherpa and Furba Dorchi Sherpa scaled the mountain. Born in Hisar of Haryana in north-western India, Shivangi Pathak climbed Mount Everest exploring a message that women could overcome every obstacle to achieve...

    A team of TAAN visits Gosainkunda Municipality to discuss Langtang Marathon

    Kathmandu, May 09: A delegation of the Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) led by First Vice President Jeevan Thapa Magar visited President of Gosainkunda Rural Municipality at Dhunche to discuss about the 3rd TAAN International Langtang Marathon and Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS). A delegation led by 1st Vice President of Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) Mr. Jeeban Thapa Magar along with Treasurer Ramkrishna Timalsina, Executive Member Gopal Shrestha and TIMS Incharge Rabindra Dhakal in coordination with Rasuwa-Nuwakot Tourism Society paid...

    Handsome Pageant on June 15 to choose representative for ‘Man of the World’

    Kathmandu, May 9 : A handsome pageant is to be organised by an organisation called Zoom in Event to choose the ‘Man of the Nepal’ who will represent the country in the ‘Man of the World Pageant, 2018’. The organisation shared the information about this at a press meet here last evening. The winner of the contest will also bag the cash prize of Rs 100,000. Likewise, the first and second runners-up will receive the cash of Rs 50,000...

    Model United Nations in Kathmandu

    Kathmandu, May 8 The United States Embassy along with the Youth Thinkers Society is holding the Everest International Model United Nations (EIMUN) for the third time in Nepal at Park Village Resort from from Tuesday. The EIMUN is bringing 200 young delegates representing 16 countries; from South and Central Asia, and beyond, together to enhance the regional connectivity and build connections for a better future. US Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B Teplitz and United Nations Resident Coordinator to Nepal,...

    Myagdi women play Naumati musical instruments, break tradition

    Myagdi, May 7: Breaking the tradition of only males playing the naumati baja (an ensemble of nine traditional musical instruments), women from Myagdi and currently residing in Pokhara, Kaski have started a new culture of women’s participation in the tradition. Naumati music is played on any special occasion such as wedding ceremony, chaurasi puja (rituals that are performed when an individual completes 80 years of age), bratabanda (the Hindu coming of age ceremony of wearing the sacred thread), and...

    Three arrested on charges of selling idols

    Kathmandu, May 6 (RSS): The police on Sunday made public three persons accused of smuggling invaluable metal idols of various god and goddess amid a programme in the Capital. Dipak Ratna Shakya, Sugat Ratna Shakya and Shishir Shakya, who were arrested on Friday, have been charged with selling metal idols of various god and goddess illegally. Dipak Ratna owns Durbarmarga-based Curio Art dealing in idols, while Sugar Ratna is the owner of Durbarmarga-based Curio Concern. Shishir runs Dewaj Art....

    Por-syndicate transporters’ federation leader arrested in Kathmandu

    Kathmandu, May 4 One of the key leaders of the ‘pro-syndicate’ group of public transport operators in Nepal has been arrested on Friday afternoon, police said. Saroj Sitaula, the general secretary of e Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs (FNNTE), was arrested in Bhrikutimandap in Kathmandu, a few hours after home minister Ram Bahadur Thapa ordered police to arrest the leadership of the Federation for going on strike illegally. According to a police source, Sitaula was on his way to...

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