The death toll from the April 25 devastating earthquake that was followed by several aftershocks including the powerful one on May 12 has reached 8,567 as of Sunday morning (May 17), according to the latest updates made available by the Ministry of Home affairs.
Nepalese Society of Texas (NST) has raised over 100,000 USD for the earthquake victims of Nepal. They have also sent out two teams of volunteers to serve the victims directly at various places in Nepal.
नयाँ शैक्षिकसत्र सुरु हुनेबित्तिकै आइलागेको विपत्तिका कारण विद्यार्थीहरुको पठनपाठन सुरु नै हुन पाएको छैन । सरकारले आगामी जेठ १ गतेदेखि विद्यालयहरु सन्चालन गर्ने निर्णय त गरेको छ तर कसरी भन्ने बाटो देखाएको छैन । त्यसमाथि निजी विद्यालयहरुको हकमा के गर्ने भन्ने अन्योल झन् बढेको छ ।
The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) today announced to reduce load-shedding to 47 hours weekly to be effective from Saturday, April 25, 2015 (Baisakh 12, 2072).
18 years after the incident, police have finally arrested the suspected murderer of Father Thomas Gaffney, the founder of St Xavier's School, Jawalakhel. Gopal Khadka of Dolakha confessed to the crime.
Following a joint meeting held on Monday (April 20, 2015), Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) have made it mandatory for foreign tourists travelling to all trekking areas in Nepal to get Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) cards starting next week.
For the first time, two Nepali films, Chocolate and Tata Bye-Bye , are being screened at the San Francisco Global Movie Fest to be held from 7-16 August, 2015.
One of most anticipated outdoor festivals of the year, the 10th annual Rip Curl Sundance Music Festival, finally took place over the weekend (April 18-19, 2015) at The Last Resort in Sindhupalchowk.
Kathmandu participated in the 2015 NASA SpaceApps Challenge for the third year in a row. The capital was one of over 130 cities across the globe to take part in the competition. Team Smart Energy Meter was named the winner.
To mourn the demise of former Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa, the government declared a national holiday on Friday (17 April 2015). Expressing sorrow over the loss of leader Thapa, President Dr Ram Baran Yadav in the condolence message, prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and also extended regards to his family and relatives.
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has announced a decrease in load shedding. The power cut will now be 55 hrs a week. Here is the updated new schedule applied from April 17, 2015, Friday (Baisakh 4, 2072) until further notice.
28-year-old Maggie Doyne has been nominated for this year's CNN Hero for her contribution to Nepali society by educating children and women.
China has proposed the Nepal government to build a rail tunnel beneath Mount Everest. According to various reports, the neighbouring nation is extending a railway line linking the capital of Tibet to Nepal via a tunnel under the tallest mountain in the world.
In a symbolic message for world peace and friendship, the national flags of 193 countries are being fluttered atop Mt Everest. The national flags of the UN member states would be hoisted on the top of the world's highest peak by the members of the 'Mt Everest Expedition for World Peace and Friendship-2015' of the World Peace Miteri Forum Nepal.
एकीकृत माओवादी नेतृत्वको ३० दलीय विपक्षी मोर्चाले गरेको तीन दिने आमहड्तालकोे पहिलो दिन काठमाडौंको कोटेश्वर तनावग्रस्त देखियो ।एकाबिहानै बन्दकर्ताले कोटेश्वरमा रोकि राखेको एउटा बस र एउटा ट्याक्सीमा आगजनी गरेका छन् ।
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has announced a decrease in load shedding. The power cut will now be 59 hrs a week. Here is the updated new schedule applied from April 4, 2015, Saturday,
हेटौंडा बजारमा सोमबार बिहान पसेको गैडा । गैंडाको आक्रमणबाट एक महिलाको ज्यान गएको छ भने ६ जना घाइते भएका छन् ।
Australia has become five-time Cricket world champion after beating New Zealand in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.