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13 March, 2018 5:43 PM Nepal plane crash: Pilot not at fault, says airline

The U.S.-Bangla Airlines has claimed that its pilot Capt. Abid Sultan, who died in hospital on Tuesday, wasn’t at fault. “He has logged over 5,000 flight hours in the Bangladeshi aviation industry; over a hundred landings in Kathmandu. He was quite familiar with the airfield and the aircraft. We do not think the captain had any fault,” said Kamrul Islam 64

12 March, 2018 2:17 PM Lucky to be alive: Nepal plane crash survivor

Basanta Bohora, a Nepalese and one of the few passengers to escape with injuries in the deadly plane crash in Kathmandu on Monday said he is lucky to be alive. At least 50 people were killed when a Bangladeshi plane crashed and burst into flames while landing at Kathmandu airport. Officials said there were 71 people on board the US-Bangla Airlines plane 55

12 March, 2018 9:47 AM Passenger plane crashes at Nepal's Kathmandu airport, casualties feared

A plane from US-Bangla, a Bangladeshi airline, crashed on the east side of Tribhuvan International Airport's runway on Monday. Kathmandu: A passenger plane has crashed at Kathmandu's international airport, local media reports said on Monday. A plane from US-Bangla, a Bangladeshi airline, crashed on the east side of Tribhuvan International Airport's runway 62

8 March, 2018 3:00 PM Zimbabwe's Brian Vitori Suspended From Bowling In International Cricket

Zimbabwe's Brian Vitori was suspended on Thursday after the ICC adjudged that the fast bowler uses an illegal action, just months after resuming his career. Zimbabwe's Brian Vitori was suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after the Event Panel of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 confirmed that the left-arm fast bowler 30

7 March, 2018 7:34 PM From distress to styling tresses at a salon

Seven years ago, Nirupa* came to Chennai from Nepal in search of better opportunities. What she actually got was the job of a sex worker. When she was detained under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act 1956, and sent to the Government Vigilance Home, Santhome, Nirupa was pregnant. She gave birth to a baby boy at the home and was reluctant to go outside 53

4 March, 2018 10:46 AM Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to visit Nepal tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will embark on a two-day visit to Nepal from March 5, as a part of the country`s pro-active and outreach efforts to engage with regional countries. Prime Minister Abbasi will convey felicitations to the Nepalese leadership on the successful conclusion of its democratic process, resulting in the formation 73

1 March, 2018 2:43 PM Nepal holds Peace Marathon at birthplace of Gautam Buddha

KATHMANDU: Nearly 100 participants from different countries took part in a peace marathon at Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, on Thursday. Participants from Nepal as well as China, India, New Zealand, the US, Germany, South Korea and Sweden, among others, participated in the fourth Lumbini Peace Marathon. It`s first of its kind spiritual marathon 73

1 March, 2018 2:43 PM Nepal's citizens celebrate Holi in Kathmandu's Durbar Square

KATHMANDU: The pavilion of the Basantapur Durbar Square, a World Heritage site in Kathmandu on Thursday, was smeared with vermillion powders, marking the day of the festival of colour Holi.Basantapur or the Kathmandu Durbar Square, which has been an eyewitness to major political turmoil and changes in the country, is also known as the "Holi Junction 102

1 March, 2018 9:34 AM Only 13% of world's tiger conservation areas meet global standards: Report

New Delhi: A report released by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and other international organisations and inter-governmental panel Global Tiger Forum on Wednesday, revealed the seriousness of the existential threat faced by tigers across 11 countries in the world, saying that of 112 tiger habitats across Asia and Russia, only 13 percent of tiger conservation 48

27 February, 2018 2:26 PM India, Nepal to hold joint exercise in Pithoragarh

KATHMANDU: India and Nepal would hold a joint exercise in Uttarakhand that will include training on jungle warfare, anti-terrorism combat as well as disaster response activities, the defence ministry sources here have said. Nepal's newly-appointed Defence Minister Ishwor Pokharel after assuming office yesterday signed an agreement to launch Surya Kiran 67