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Fraud At 8,848 Metres: Are Mount Everest ascents too easy to fake?

Satyarup Siddhanta realised that he was at the centre of an Everest fraud when a couple doctored his summit photo.

02 Jun 2017 11:41 AM

Nepal PM 'Prachanda' resigns; Sher Bahadur Deuba to succeed him

He resigned while addressing the nation from his office in Singhadurbar on Wednesday evening.

24 May 2017 4:41 PM

4 bodies discovered inside tent at highest camp on Mt Everest

The identities of the dead climbers in the tent were still unknown Wednesday and other rescuers were heading there to learn more details.

24 May 2017 3:44 PM

Missing Indian climber Ravi Kumar’s body spotted on Mount Everest

Climbers from the United States, Slovakia and Australia also died on the mountain over the weekend.

22 May 2017 3:53 PM

Indian climber goes missing on Everest, Nepalese guide in bad condition

A rescue team of 3 Sherpas flew by helicopter to Camp 2, from where they climbed up the mountain to help search for the missing climber.

21 May 2017 6:38 PM


Indian woman climbs Everest summit twice in a week, breaks record

Anshu Jamsenpa intended to make the summit in 2014 but the climbing season was cancelled after an avalanche killed 16 Nepali guides.

21 May 2017 4:20 PM

Nepali woman scales Mt Everest with anti-human trafficking message

It was the first time that someone climbed Mt Everest for women's empowerment and gender equality, according to UN Women Nepal.

20 May 2017 9:52 PM

1 killed in clashes as Nepal holds local polls after 20 yrs

A bomb was also found early Sunday morning outside the house of a mayoral candidate for the main opposition CPN-UML party in Bhaktapur.

14 May 2017 7:01 PM

Nepal begins voting in local polls, for first time in 20 years

The second phase of local polls in the remaining parts of the country will be held after a month.

14 May 2017 10:46 AM

Nepal to vote in local polls for first time in 2 decades

The government hopes the elections, staggered over two phases, will lead to a general election later in the year.

12 May 2017 7:32 PM


Indian man smuggles 15 human skulls into Nepal for Rs 1000, held

The human skulls might have been smuggled for performing tantric rituals, SP Sailesh Thapa said.

03 May 2017 6:48 PM

Nepal passes impeachment motion against 1st woman CJ, Deputy PM resigns

A close associate of Deputy PM Bimalendra Nidhi told reporters that he has serious reservations over the move.

01 May 2017 8:39 AM

Nepal govt announces public holidays for President’s visit to India

As per custom, public holidays are announced in Nepal whenever the head of the state embarks on an official foreign visit.

17 Apr 2017 8:28 AM

World's highest gig on Everest to performed by British DJ

DJ Paul Oakenfold to perform a set at 5,380 metres.

10 Apr 2017 7:21 PM

Nepal: 3 Indians killed in car accident

Two of the three deceased people have been identified but the third person’s identity is yet to be confirmed.

10 Apr 2017 3:49 PM


India, Nepal agree to discuss, review vital bilateral pacts

The Peace and Friendship Treaty is a bilateral treaty between Nepal and India for establishing a close strategic relationship.

06 Apr 2017 9:05 PM

5 killed in Nepal road accident, Indian among dead

The truck driver, Riyaz Khan from Bihar, was killed along with four passengers of the bus.

02 Apr 2017 6:28 PM

India's new envoy to Nepal reaches Kathmandu

Manjeev Singh Puri, a 1982 batch IFS officer, was on March 10 appointed as India's 24th ambassador to Nepal.

25 Mar 2017 6:25 PM

India takes part in multi-nation military drill in Nepal

The 15-day military exercise, kicked off on Monday at Birendra Peace Operation Training Centre, Panchkhal.

21 Mar 2017 7:52 PM

Foreign investors intend to pour USD 13.5 bn into Nepal

China pledging a whopping USD 8.3 billion and India lagging far behind with USD 317 million.

04 Mar 2017 2:02 PM