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After six months of restrictions, domestic flights resumed from Monday; Nepal Airlines Corporation conducted the first flight from Kathmandu to Bhojpur….

  • One killed in lightning in Lamjung, another left injured

    A man died after lightning struck him in Besisahar Municipality-6 of Lamjung district on Monday….

  • Two killed in Gulmi landslide

    Two persons died after they were buried under the debris of a landslide in Isma Rural Municipality-2 of Gulmi on Monday night….

  • Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 31.21 million, death toll over 962,500

    At least 30,967,008 people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 958,109 people have died, a Reuters tally showed….

  • One succumbs to coronavirus infection in Kavre

    One Covid-19 related fatality was reported in Dhulikhel Hospital on Monday evening….

  • New Zealand’s Ardern seen cruising to victory in election

    New Zealand’s ruling Labour Party has lost some support since July as the coronavirus resurged in Au…

  • Capacity utilisation of Nepali industries slumps to 40pc

    The industries in the country utilised only 40 per cent of their installed capacity in the six-month…

  • Undesirable activities up with eased lockdown

    Scores of locals and shop owners of Thamel, a core tourist destination of the country, have started …

  • House panel tells government to implement clean feed policy by October 23

    The Development and Technology Committee of the Parliament has directed the government to implement …

  • Six injured as locals from two districts clash over bridge construction

    Six people were injured when a clash broke out between residents of Rautahat and Bara districts in c…

  • West Jajarkot locals demand better law and order situation

    Locals demanded establishment of a police post, routine monitoring of the market, prevention of ille…

  • World leaders mark UN at 75, challenged by pandemic and US, China tensions

    World leaders came together, virtually, on Monday to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations…

  • Nepal COVID-19 Update: 1154 new cases, 1005 recoveries, 16 fatalities logged Monday

    As of today, the country has witnessed 65,276 cases of the coronavirus infection while 47,238 people…

  • Nepal records highest death toll in single day, 427 covid fatalities till date

    Nepal on Monday reported its highest number of deaths from the novel coronavirus in a single day, 16…

  • Melamchi Drinking Water Project to apply ‘Tunnel Boring Machine’ method

    Preparation has begun to devise a new technology to excavate tunnel to bring Yangri and Larke rivule…

  • 1154 new infections surface Monday, Nepal’s Covid-19 tally surpasses 65k

    The nationwide coronavirus infection tally surpassed 65,000 on Monday as 1154 new infections were re…

  • Four Covid fatalities reported within 24 hours in Birgunj

    As many as four Covid-19 related fatalities have been reported within 24 hours in Birgunj….

  • Two more succumb to coronavirus infection in BPKIHS, Dharan

    Two more Covid-19 fatalities have been reported in Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Scien…

  • DHM forecasts torrential rain with gusty winds for five days

    Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has forecast torrential rain accompanied by gusty winds in m…

  • Ginsburg’s death exposes fragility of health law protection

    With COVID-19 the newest preexisting condition, the Obama-era hea…

  • Taiwan military says it has right to counterattack amid China threats

    Taiwan said on Monday its armed forces have the right to self-de…

  • Mexico surpasses 700,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, actual toll unknown

    Mexico surpassed 700,000 confirmed coronavirus cases on Monday ev…

  • World leaders to mark United Nations at 75 as pandemic challenges organization

    World leaders will come together, virtually, on Monday to mark th…

  • Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 30.96 million, death toll over 958,000

    At least 30,967,008 people have been reported to be infected by t…

  • Biden blasts Trump plan to push for Supreme Court nominee ahead of election

    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden urged Senate Republic…

  • India records nearly 87,000 new virus cases

    India has recorded nearly 87,000 new cases of the coronavirus in …

  • Asia Today: New Zealand to begin lifting virus restrictions

    All remaining virus restrictions will be lifted across much of Ne…

  • Opinion: No Vision for Kathmandu

    The last time any comprehensive planning was carried out in the Kathmandu Valley resulted in the ‘Physical Development Plan’ that was published in…

  • For safe abortion practices

    In February this year, a 20-year-old unmarried woman was brought to our emergency ward with abdominal pain and rash on her legs and lower abdomen. Her…

  • Towards provincial fiscal autonomy

    Nepal retains a framework wherein the key revenue sources rest with the federal government….

  • Opinion: No Vision for Kathmandu

    The last time any comprehensive planning was carried out in the Kathmandu Valley resulted in the ‘Physical Development Plan’ that was published in…

  • For safe abortion practices

    In February this year, a 20-year-old unmarried woman was brought to our emergency ward with abdominal pain and rash on her legs and lower abdomen. Her…

  • Towards provincial fiscal autonomy

    Nepal retains a framework wherein the key revenue sources rest with the federal government….

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  • In Pictures: Lalitpur school provides internet facility to students sans access

    Lalitpur, September 21 Teachers take online classes with internet facility provided by school at the empty classroom of Shree Rudrayanee Secondary School in Khokana, Lalitpur on Monday, September 21, 2020. The School has facilitated internet access to those students who cannot avail the same at home. Pictures by Naresh Shrestha for The Himalayan Times.

  • Photo Gallery: Rohingya refugees receive relief in Kapan amid COVID-19 crisis

    KATHMANDU, SEPTEMBER 21 Hiteri Foundation provided food relief packages to long-persecuted Rohingya Muslim refugees here in Kapan on Sunday, September 20. More than 175 families are taking shelter in Kapan after entering Nepal following a mass exodus from their native Myanamar. Also seen in pictures are smiling little Rohingyas. Pictures taken by Skanda Gautam for The Himalayan Times

  • Photo Gallery: Statue immersion of Lord Bishwakarma

    KATHMANDU, SEPTEMBER 18 Statue of Lord Bishwakarma being taken for visarjan in Bagmati at the outskirts of Kathmandu on Friday. Devotees are seen carrying the statue for visarjan rituals. Skanda Gautam’s captures the procession in his lenses for The Himalayan Times.

  • In Pictures: Counters open as long distance public transport resume

    Kathmandu, September 17 Staffs work at the ticket counter after the government permits long distance public bus operations to resume, at the Bus Park in Kathmandu, on Thursday, September 17, 2020. Photo: Skanda Gautam/THT

  • In Pictures: Supporters come together demanding release of arrested activists in Patan

    Lalitpur, September 10 People participated in a protest on Thursday in Patan demanding the release of social activists who were arrested for taking part in the Rato Machhindranath chariot procession in Lalitpur last week. Pictures below are taken by Naresh Shrestha for The Himalayan Times. Supporters demonstrate in a protest demanding the release of social activists arrested for taking part in the Rato Machhindranath chariot procession

  • Documentary on K-pop girl group BLACKPINK to premiere on Netflix on October 14

    KATHMANDU: Netflix has announced its first K-pop documentary on the immensely successful South Korean girl group BLACKPINK. According to Soompi, the documentary, BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky is directed by Caroline Suh of the cooking documentary series Salt Fat Acid Heat and will be unveiled on October 14 on Netflix. It also quoted BLACKPINK as having said, “We’re excited to be able to share our story with Blinks (BLACKPINK’s fando

  • Photo Gallery: 100’s group feed those hard-hit by the pandemic

    KATHMANDU, SEPTEMBER 8 Members of the 100’s group along with volunteers feed daily wagers left jobless and homeless due to the COVID-19 pandemic, at the Bus Park in Kathmandu on Tuesday. Photo: Skanda Gautam/THT

  • Negative PCR report compulsory to fly to Lukla

    The Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality has made a negative PCR report compulsory for people travelling to the Lukla airport….

  • Government to allow fertliser import via China

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development has decided to allow the import of fertilisers through China, realising that importing fertilise…

  • Ford festive offer

    GO Automobiles Pvt Ltd (GO Ford), an authorised dealer for Ford vehicles in Nepal, has introduced Ford Festive Offer….

  • Price of precious metals rises

    The price of precious metals jumped in the trading week between September 13 and 18, boosted primarily by weakening of the greenback. …

  • A sweep for ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Succession’ tops Emmy Awards

    “Schitt’s Creek,” the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday’s Emmy Awards with a comedy awards sweep, something even TV greats including “Frasier” and “Modern Family” failed to achieve….

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