Author: Himalaya Post

Around a 100 climbers at Mt Everest in a single day

Salleri, Solukhumbu, May 16 (RSS): Some hundred mountaineers have reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain Everest or Sagarmatha today. A total of 94 climbers representing various expedition teams scaled the Mt Everest in different times of the day, according to liaison officer of Department of Tourism Gyanendra Shrestha. The summit today was successful after weather improved in comparison to yesterday when none had reached the summit. Sherpa guides started the summit this season on the first day on May 13 with eight of the making it to the top. Likewise, 39 mountaineers reached atop Mt Everest on...

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Vice-President Pun-Deputy-Governor of Sichuan Province Qinghua meet

Kathmandu, May 16 (RSS): Deputy-Governor of Sichuan Province of China, Peng Qinghua, paid a courtesy call on Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun. During the meeting held at the Office of the vice-President on Wednesday, Vice-President Pun said that the country has been moving ahead towards path of political stability, development and prosperity. He said that there was need of support of China in Nepal’s prosperity and added that Nepal has been trying to take maximum benefit from the ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative. Saying Nepal is a virgin land for investment, the Vice-President urged Chinese investors to invest in the...

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Nepal to be made vedic capital

Kathmandu, May 16 (RSS): Shankhararachaya Nichalananda Saraswati of the Purba Yamana Righved Gobordhan Matha of Jagannath Puri has said that Nepal should be made the capital of the global vedic campaign. Speaking at a special talk programme hosted by the TU Department of Sanskrit on Wednesday, he said science is part of the Veda, and it was from the study of Veda that westerners made big scientific achievements. “We also worship and chant the Veda but do not put into practice, thereby we are lagging behind,” he said. At the programme, TU Vice-chancellor Dr Tirtha Raj Khaniya, Vice-chancellor of...

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Party unification at decisive point

Kathmandu, May 16 (RSS): A Standing Committee meeting of the CPN (UML) has determined that the party unification process with the CPN (Maoist Centre) has reached to a decisive point. The meeting also decided to wait for the meeting of Party Unification Coordination Committee for the announcement of the party unification. Prime Minister and CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli held meeting with CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ today and informed the Standing Committee meeting that the party unification would be held within a few days, said CPN (UML) Secretary and Foreign Minister, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali....

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NC to make views public through thematic committee

Kathmandu, May 16 (RSS): The Nepali Congress is to make its views on the government’s policy and programme and the budget public by forming concerned thematic committees. The meeting Wednesday of the NC parliamentary party took the decision in this regard. It also concluded that the House of Representatives and National Assembly rules of procedures should be endorsed based on an all-party consensus, according to Chief Whip Bal Krishna Khand. On the occasion, NC Chair and PP leader Sher Bahadur Deuba directed all MPs to work hard as the party has to play the role of a strong opposition...

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