L - R: David Lama, Jess Roskelley, Hansjörg Auer with the mountains in the background.

Losing some of the best – world’s best climbers missing, presumed dead.

A team of elite alpinists – David Lama, Hansjörg Auer, and Jess Roskelly, who were on an expedition to ascend the craggy east face of 10,810 foot Howse Peak in Banff have... Read more »

Sri Lanka attacks: two fresh explosions reported, 2 killed

Two fresh explosions have just been reported in Sri Lanka, taking the number of explosions to 8 – one of the deadliest terror incident dealt to the nation. One of the two... Read more »

Sri Lanka attacks: Fresh explosion hits hotel, 2 killed

A fresh explosion has just been reported at a hotel in Sri Lanka, making it the 7th hit on the nation on Easter Sunday. According to Police spokesperson, the bomb exploded in... Read more »

Kathmandu view tower construction delayed

The contract for construction of the Kathmandu view tower has been extended by a year. Kathmandu Metropolis extended the contract even though the construction work has not gained any substantial speed. As... Read more »

Easter horror in Sri Lanka: Churches, hotels bombed, 138 killed, over 280 injured

Update: Two fresh attacks have been reported – taking the number of explosions to rock Sri Lanka at 8 in one of the deadliest terror incident dealt to the nation.One of the... Read more »
Left: Collected waste from the Everest Region with the Ama Dablam in the background, Right: Nepalese Army personnel carrying waste. (Image: SPCC)

Sagarmatha Cleaning Campaign: 2,000 kgs waste treated from Everest Region

Efforts to clean up the world’s highest dump yard (Everest and region) continues – thanks to the unrelenting efforts of a few. Last week, under the Sagarmatha Cleaning Campaign, two thousand kilograms... Read more »
Saradha Balika Namuna Multiple Campus, Dharan. Image: Pratham Thapa

More girls than boys appeared for SEE 2075 from community schools. ‘Good’ or ‘bad’ news?

In 1996, female literacy rate in Nepal stood at 27 percent. In 2015, we stood at 53.1 percent, i.e. 53.1% of Nepalese women could read, write and do basic arithmetic. In 2019... Read more »

North Korea wants Pompeo out of nuclear talks – asks for someone ‘more mature’

North Korea no longer wants U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo involved in nuclear talks, calling for someone who “is more careful and mature in communicating”, state media said on Thursday. The... Read more »
Celebration of journalist Giri's release. Images: Facebook

Court releases journalist Giri on a general date

Arjun Giri, editor and founder of Tandav News, charged under the Electronic Transaction Act (Section 47) for ‘defamation’ has been released from police custody on a general date.  He was released following... Read more »
Left: Arjun Giri (Founder, Editor o f Tandav News); Right: Journalists protesting in Pokhara. (Image: Ujjwal Acharya/Twitter)

#FreeGiri & # ScrapETA47 – Journalists of Nepal unite

Journalists across Nepal are protesting today, demanding journalist Giri be released without any charges and the scrapping of Section 47 and Section 48 of the Electronic Transactions Act. The protests were announced... Read more »