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Nepal Girl Breaks Guinness World Record for Dancing 126 Hours

A 17-year-old Nepali girl Bandana Nepal danced for 126 consecutive hours to set the Guinness World Records on "Longest Dancing Marathon by an Individual". ...
flights

Nepal: Malindo Air Flight Spins Skids Off Runway, passengers unhurt

An aircraft belonging to Malindo Air has skidded off the runway at Nepal's Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) on Thursday night, airport officials confirmed. An aircraft...
Banks

Nepal’s central bank policies to address credit crunch

As Nepal's banking system has been struggling to provide loans due to the liquidity crunch, the central bank of the Himalayan nation has taken...
bomb blast

Feb. 9 world news summary at 1530 GMT

ANKARA -- A Russian airstrike mistakenly killed three Turkish soldiers and injured 11 in Syria's al-Bab town, the Turkish Armed Forces said in a...
hydropower

Nepal’s credit crunch taking toll on businesses

Manang Trade Link, the developer of the 20MW Lower Modi Hydropower Project in the Parbat district of western Nepal, is experiencing difficulty in securing...

China-made airplanes arrive in Kathmandu

Airplane 9N-AKR, with 56 seats, is produced by Xi'an Aircraft Industrial Corporation under the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC). The new China-made airplane...
Wpid Electricity

India to provide additional 80 megawatt electricity to Nepal from January 1

India will supply an additional 80 megawatt of electricity from January 1, 2017 to Nepal, to minimize the energy crisis in the Himalayan nation,...

Nov. 28 world news summary at 0130 GMT

SANTIAGO -- The president of the Chilean Senate, Ricardo Lagos Weber, and his counterpart in the Chamber of Deputies, Osvaldo Andrade, will lead the...
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UNESCO-enlisted Boudhanath Stupa reopens in Nepal after earthquake

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal inaugurated the newly rebuilt 36-meter-tall Boudhanath Stupa at Boudha area of the capital city Kathmandu. Cabinet ministers, high-ranking government...
Many expect a win for the BJP and allies to help boost infrastructure investment?

Belt and Road trade, investment platform launched in Nepal

It is the one of the private sector-led initiatives to promote the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road in Nepal...
ACCIDENT

Sept. 26 world news summary at 0030 GMT

KATHMANDU -- A car carrying seven people slipped off a mountain highway and plunged into Trishuli River at Ghoptebheer area of Chitwan District on...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Aug. 15 GMT 1530 World News Summary

JAKARTA -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Monday evening decided to terminate the term of a newly appointed minister after rumor that he is...
G20

Aug. 15 China-related world news summary at 0900 GMT

KATHMANDU -- Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara on Monday left for China for a two-day visit as the special envoy of Prime...

July 31 China-related world news summary at 0930 GMT

VANCOUVER, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Johanna Eisenhuth, an 88-year-old lady who suffered from leaky aortic valve, was cured thanks to a novel Chinese heart...
Wpid Pirates

July 24 world news summary at 1530 GMT

KATHMANDU -- Nepalese Prime Minister K.P Sharma Oli has resigned from the post at a Parliament session on Sunday evening. The...
People gather at Tundikhel after an earthquake in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, on April 25, 2015. Death toll in Nepal climbed to 711, the country's Home Ministry said Saturday afternoon, hours after a major earthquake struck the country. (Xinhua/Pratap Thapa)

May 11 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

KATHMANDU -- Nepalese Prime Minister Sharma Oli said on Wednesday that his government was not in crisis. Addressing a brief meeting with...
earthquake

April 25 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

KATHMANDU -- A year after a devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake, the Nepalese government has initiated reconstruction of damaged cultural heritages on Monday. Performing...
Obama

April 25 world news summary at 1530 GMT

HANOVER, Germany -- The United States will send up to 250 more personnel to Syria for the fight against the Islamic State (IS), confirmed...
Accra floods

April 25 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT

NEW DELHI -- Flooding in India's northeastern state of Assam has affected nearly 100,000 people, officials said Monday. On Sunday officials said...

Prince Harry meets with Nepalese Leader

While welcoming the prince, Bhandari highlighted on enhancing bilateral cooperation between Britain and Nepal, officials said. "The president shared her views...

Police say 66 people were injured in Nepal’s aftershock

Following the incident, hospitals in the Valley witnessed a surge in emergency cases of trauma, local online www.thehimalayantimes.com reported quoting the Police. "Some people...

Central Nepal gets aftershocks of 5.5 degree

An aftershock of 5.5 magnitude was felt in Nepalese Capital Kathmandu and many districts of the Central Nepal at 10 p.m. local time on...

Nepal’s Yearly ICT Event Pulls in Massive Crowds

With the numbers comprising a majority of young information technology enthusiasts, the annual expo has emerged as one of the largest crowd pullers in...
Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli is Nepal's newly-appointed prime minister.

Nepal’s new leader confronts five difficulties

In an interview with Xinhua on Sunday, political commentator Somat Ghimire said that firstly, Oli must make serious efforts in ending a diplomatic standoff...
Social media

Nepal government ask civil servants to be mindful utilizing online networking

Nepal's government has issued a circular to all the civil servants on Monday to be cautious while using social media sites. ...
UNICEF

UNICEF Denounce Nepal Clashes That Led to the Death of An Infant

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has expressed its concern over the death of a toddler due to gun-shot followed by a violent clash...
People take shelter at an open space after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 26, 2015. The death toll from a powerful earthquake which struck Nepal on Saturday has climbed to 1, 896 including 723 in the Nepal's capital Kathmandu, a senior government official told Xinhua on Sunday morning. (Xinhua/Pratap Thapa)

Final Draft of Nepal?s Constitution handed over to authorities

Nepal's final version of constitution has been tabled at the Constituent Assembly (CA) meeting for deliberations among parties. The Constitution Drafting...
Job

Nepal Recruitment agencies return to work after weeks of protest

The foreign employment agencies in Nepal have reopened their services on Sunday after reaching an agreement with the Ministry of Labor and Employment, ending...
Nepalese people light butter lamps during a spiritual prayer event to mark the 49th day of the devastating earthquake on April 25 at Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal, June 13, 2015. During the occasion, 100,000 butter lamps were lit, followed by silent observation and spiritual prayers. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma) (zjy)

Nepal reopened damaged world heritage UNESCO monuments

Nepal reopened damaged world heritage UNESCO monuments on Monday that were closed since the deadly April 25 earthquake, highlighting the message that "Nepal is...

Four South Asian countries signed motor vehicle transport deal

Four South Asian countries - Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal Monday signed a motor vehicle transport deal in Bhutanese capital Thimphu to enhance trade,...