Apr 19 2017 | 09:32 pm
Nepal’s “apple capital” failing to meet rising demand for juiciest apples
Mustang: Being one of the oldest apple producers in the remote Mustang district, 75-year-old Nar Bahadur Hirachan feels proud that his village, Marpha, produces the juiciest apples in Nepal.
Apr 16 2017 | 09:12 pm
Nepal braces for ‘traffic jam’ at Mt Everest
KATHMANDU: Nepalese officials are bracing for a “traffic jam” at Mount Everest this season due to a surge in the number of climbers eyeing to conquer the world’s tallest peak.
Apr 14 2017 | 12:04 pm
At 85, Sherchan aims to regain title of oldest Everest climber
Kathmandu: A Nepali who was once the oldest climber to scale Mount Everest is attempting to regain that title, at age 85, with hopes that the feat will help him spread a message of peace.
Apr 11 2017 | 08:29 pm
British DJ treks to Everest base camp to host ‘highest party on earth’
Kathmandu: Influential British DJ Paul Oakenfold has reached Mount Everest’s base camp where he plans to host the “highest party on earth”, performing a set at 5,380 metres (17,600 feet).
Feb 03 2017 | 01:02 pm
Experts assess ecosystems, climate change adaptation in Hindu Kush Himalaya
Kathmandu: More than 30 international and government experts from 10 countries have gathered in Nepal’s capital to participate in two-day regional policy workshop on Adaptation Outlook for the Hindu Kush Himalaya region, which kicked off on Thursday.
Jan 25 2017 | 10:44 pm
India plans to remeasure Mt Everest following doubts that it may have shrunk
New Delhi: India’s central engineering agency in charge of mapping and surveying has said it would soon initiate a process to remeasure the height of Mt Everest, the world’s highest mountain, in close cooperation with a Nepalese team.
Dec 13 2016 | 11:46 am
“A Song for Barpak” takes ICIMOD prize at the Kathmandu Int’l Mountain Film Fest
Kathmandu: With stirring images and stories from before and after the devastating 2015 Nepal earthquake, director Pradip Pokhrel conveys a powerful story of loss, hope, and redemption in his hour-long documentary, “A Song for Barpak,” which has earned the ICIMOD best film prize at the 2016 Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF).
Dec 09 2016 | 12:44 pm
Last surviving member of first expedition to world’s highest peak regards Qomolangma as God
By Shristi Kafle Namche Bazaar: November is one of the busiest months for trekking in Qomolangma region of Nepal, when each hotel in the gateway to the world’s roof and the biggest town of the Khumbu region “Namche Bazaar” remaining packed with foreign trekkers.
Dec 04 2016 | 06:57 pm
GLOF intervention initiatives create safer lives for people in Everest region
By Shristi Kafle Solukhumbu: Until few a months ago Nawang Thame, a Sherpa from the Jorsale village in the Khumbu region in the district of Solukhumbu, used to have sleepless nights because he was living in fear that the glacial lake Imja, located a few kilometers away from the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest, could […]
Nov 02 2016 | 12:00 pm
Seven Israeli tourists injured in northern Nepal during trekking
Kathmandu: Seven Israeli tourists have sustained injuries in a jeep accident in a mountainous region in northern Nepal on Wednesday.
Apr 23 2017 | 09:21 pm
Dubai to welcome largest Arabian Travel Market yet
Apr 23 2017 | 09:09 pm
Nepal to hold local body elections in two rounds
Apr 23 2017 | 09:03 pm
In Nepal earth quake injured stalked by disability two years on
Apr 23 2017 | 03:43 pm
Voting begins in French presidential election