Headline News November 05, 2016

Top Five Countries You Should Have In Your Travel List
For adventurous travelers, Nepal is definitely one of those places included in their bucket list. It certainly isn’t off the radar as well; on the contrary, …

Climbing legend stresses traditional alpinism with Sherpas
Himalayan Times
KATHMANDU: Legendary mountaineer from Italy, Reinhold Messner, has said that Nepali Sherpas are capable of facilitating traditional alpinism on …

Nepal storyteller uses photos and few lines to…
Hamilton Spectator
Nepalese photographer Jay Poudyal chats with an elderly man in Kathmandu, Nepal. Inspired by the similar project “Humans of New York,” Poudyal …
The Gurkhas of Nepal are arguably the toughest soldiers in the world
GQ India (registration)
A fearless unit of hearty Nepali mountainfolk drafted into the British army – and often considered its fittest and finest soldiers – the Gurkha story is as …

Headline News November 04, 2016

November 04, 2016

Traders urge envoys to ease export of Nepali tea and coffee
Himalayan Times
Citing that Indian customs have been obstructing export of Nepali tea and coffee to the southern market as well as to third countries by seeking the …
Land of Nepal Railway in Raxaul remains unutilized
While the Nepal Railways’ land remains unused, industrialists have been unloading imported goods in the land of Indian Railway by paying rent to the …
Outbound tourism growing, but inbound slows
KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The Nepal Tourism Year 2011 campaign had set a target of welcoming one million foreign tourists into the country and giving a …
Nepal passes 16 of 20 indicators of US MCC Scorecard 2017
KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Nepal has met the requirements for 16 indicators out of 20 in the scorecard of the US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) …

Quantifying remoteness: A scale of accessibility across Nepal
Adrian Hayes, an Australian hiker, trekked in unsupported and on foot to some of Nepal’s most remote villages, using his medical training to assist …
Trekking Nepal Series: Audio Guidary Sneak Peek
Zero To Travel
Have you ever thought about Trekking Nepal? Today you’ll get a sneak peek of Episode 1 of our 16 part podcast series- Trekking Nepal: Your …
Shamans and Hindu priests combat child marriage in Nepal
In Nepal, a girl’s cheena, or astrological chart, is playing a crucial role in deterring her from being married off before she reaches adulthood. In Nepal …
Bandipora Boy Who Video-graphed Nepal Quake Sweeps Goenka Award
Kashmir Life
Amir covered Nepal when it was hit by 7.8 magnitude earthquake on April 25, 2015—the day when he was on the ground to shoot for his documentary …
Gurkha ex-servicemen are foundational pillars of Indo-Nepal friendship: Mukherjee
Business Standard
President Mukherjee said this while addressing a gathering of Gurkha ex-servicemen of Indian Army at Pension Payment Office in Nepal’s Pokhara …
Nepal’s first animated feature film screened in London
Himalayan Times
Director of Nepal’s first animated feature film “Shankhadhar Ko Kathaa” (The Legend of Shankhadhar), Sanyukta Shrestha, explains the movie plots …

Ultra-runner Mira Rai nominated for NatGeo’s Adventurers of the Year
E Kantipur
Two years ago, Nepali runner Mira Rai went for a jog in Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, just outside of Kathmandu. As she darted along the hilly …

Headline News November 03, 2016

Buddhism is not a religion-it’s something much better
Peaceful of Life
“The dharma that I preach can be understood only by those who know how to think.” ~ The Buddha

Discovering Eastern Nepal
Here, we present to you a short list of places in Eastern Nepal that are definitely worth a visit and the good bit about it is that it won’t break your bank …

On being an Indian Gorkhali or a Nepali in Northeast India- the identity crisis continues!
Often as I walk down the memory lanes to recall the advent of Nepalese in India, it irks me to know how I am still referred to as being a Nepali from …

Nepal Launches Its First Trade Portal, NTIP, with the Assistance of SGS
On September 27, 2016, Nepal launched the pilot version of its first trade portal – the Nepal Trade Information Portal (NTIP) – configured with the …

Special ‘Doctor Strange’ screening for Nepal crew
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS): Marvel Studios is holding a special screening of “Doctor Strange” for the Nepal crew members who worked on the Benedict …

Headline News November 02, 2016

November 02, 2016

“Nepal is a safe country to visit”, Parliament of South Australia hears
A South Australian politician brings an entire tour group to Nepal to tell the world that Nepal is back in business and most importantly, safe as…

A Nepali On How Her Country Is Perpetually Threatened By Climate Change
Youth Ki Awaaz
As a Nepali, I am suspicious of the likes of Tony Abbott, Theresa May and Donald Trump – influential politicians of developed nations who have …

DHS Extends TPS for Nepal
Lexology (registration)
The Department of Homeland Security announced on October 26, 2016, that it is extending the designation of Nepal for temporary protected status …

Indian President Arrives in Nepal for 3-Day Visit
ABC News
India’s president arrived in Nepal on Wednesday for a three-day trip that is mostly a goodwill visit and pilgrimage to the Himalayan nation, which saw …

Headline News November 01, 2016

November 01, 2016

India, Nepal to decide on open skies
The Hindu
India is set to hold bilateral talks with its neighbouring Nepal under its new civil aviation policy to allow unlimited flight services with SAARC countries.

Bill allows Tibetan stateless nationals to stay in Taiwan
Focus Taiwan News Channel
The existing bill allows only stateless nationals from Tibet who entered Taiwan from India and Nepal between May 21, 1999 and Dec. 31, 2008 to stay.

Federal data: More trying to sneak into US from China, India, Nepal
Lowell Sun
The arrests of more than 8,000 people from India, China, Romania, Bangladesh and Nepal between October 2015 and the end of August is offering a …
Q&A with ‘Unwritten’ creator Shukri Toefy
‘Unwritten: A Visual Journey of Nepal’ is a visually stunning cinematic account of The Rainmakers Journal founder Shukri Toefy’s journey across the …

Selsey man set to take on adventure of a lifetime for charity
Chichester Observer
A Selsey man is set to undertake an expedition to Nepal to climb a … unclimbed peak of around 6,000 meters in the Rolwaling region of Nepal.

Nepal Storyteller Uses Photos and Few Lines to Reveal Lives
New York Times
It started with a photograph of a smirking, young man wearing a heavy-metal band T-shirt and selling tea on the streets of Kathmandu. It has become a wildly popular blog chronicling street life in the Himalayan nation of Nepal…

Ferocious Beauty: Wrathful Deities from Tibet and Nepal
The Walters Art Museum
All members get an exclusive morning preview of Ferocious Beauty: Wrathful Deities from Tibet and Nepal before it opens to the public.

Forget Pakistani tea-seller, check out the beautiful ‘Tarkariwali’, vegetable seller girl in Nepal
Financial Express
Photos of the girl were clicked by a photographer of Nepal and posted on the social media and these have broken the Net, virtually. So far she has …

Paramedics going wild to help give vital medical care
Bundaberg News Mail
Steve Whitfield and Mick Stuth, both based in Agnes Water, are getting prepared to organise the next few round s of their 15-day trips to Nepal as part …