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Number of Nepalis in US tripled from 2010 to 2017: Report

Kathmandu, June 19 The numbers of Nepalis living in the United States increased by 206.6 per cent in a span of seven years from 2010, according to an organisation working for South Asians in the US. The South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) reports based on Census 2010 and the 2017 American Community Survey that […]

Nepal records ‘first human death’ from bird flu

Kathmandu, May 2 A 21-year-old boy has died of bird flu in Kavre. This is the first time in Nepal that any person has died of bird flu, according to the government. The Ministry of Health and Population on Thursday hosted a press conference to inform the incident. DNA and blood samples of the deceased […]

Poop, photos and genes: Evidence extends Kashmir musk deer’s presence to Nepal

A study has provided evidence of the presence of the endangered Kashmir musk deer(KMD) from Nepal, with the identification extending the fanged deer species’ range from India, Pakistan, and eastern Afghanistan to now the rugged mountains of western Nepal. The study by Nepali and Chinese researchers identified and probed three musk deer lineages from different geographic realms: Mustang […]

Nine Nepali hill stations to beat the heat this summer

Historians believe that Britishers developed various places of hilly region in India as an refuge for them in summer. The places were developed as tourist destinations later. Though not a colony of Britishers, Nepal also has many of such places, which offer the visitors a cool refuge in the scorching summer. Here is a list […]

Govt unveils new official map of federal Nepal

Kathmandu, March 7 The government on Thursday unveiled the new official map of Nepal, for the first time after the country turned federal. Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Padma Kumari Aryal made the map public amidst a function in Kathmandu today. The map mentions names of three provinces–Gandaki, Karnali and Sudurpashchim whereas […]

Nepal-India EPG’s ‘final’ meeting kicks off in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, June 29 The ‘final’ meeting of Eminent Persons Group on Nepal-India Relations has started in Kathmandu on Friday. The panel involving four persons each from both sides was formed three years ago with a mandate to recommend amendments to various bilateral treaties including the 1950 Peace and Friendship Treaty. It’s term is expiring this […]