Saturday, 15 December 2018

Tag Archives: Nepal

Nepal’s first robot waiter is ready for orders

KATHMANDU: “Please enjoy your meal,” says Nepal’s first robot waiter, Ginger, as she delivers a plate of steaming dumplings to a table of hungry customers. The poor Himalayan nation is better known for its soaring mountain peaks than technological prowess, but a group of self-taught young innovators are seeking to ...

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Five Koreans among nine killed in Himalayas in Nepal

Five South Korean climbers and their four Nepali guides have been killed after their base camp in the Himalayas was ravaged by a storm, local police and hiking officials said on Sunday. The disaster, which claimed the life of record-breaking Korean climber Kim Chang-ho, is the worst climbing accident to ...

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Nepal to ban porn sites to curb rising rape cases

The Nepalese government said on Friday that it will block the publication and dissemination of pornographic content in the country, citing an increase in incidents of rape. The Ministry for Information and Communication issued a release citing pornographic content to be the reason for rape. “The Criminal Code 2071 article ...

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Nepal in talks with India, Pakistan to revitalise Saarc

KATHMANDU: Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Sunday said Nepal has been holding negotiations with India and Pakistan to revitalise the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc). The Prime Minister said Nepal, as the current chair of Saarc, has been making sincere efforts to remove misunderstandings between India ...

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Nepal ban on women migrants violates rights: UN

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s restrictions on woman migrating for work are discriminatory and inconsistent with international law, a United Nations rights official said Monday during a visit to the country. Nepal last year introduced a ban on women working as domestic helpers in the Gulf, one of various laws passed over the ...

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Nepal survey to remeasure Mount Everest begins

NEPAL has begun remeasuring Mount Everest to check if the height of the world’s tallest peak was altered by a powerful earthquake that struck the nation in 2015, the government said Friday. The official height of Mount Everest – which lies in the Himalayan range, straddling the border between Nepal ...

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Floods kill over 1,200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

KATHMANDU: The death toll from monsoon floods in India, Bangladesh and Nepal has climbed above 1,200, as rescue workers scramble to provide aid to millions of people stranded by the worst such disaster in years. All three countries suffer frequent flooding during the June-September monsoon season, but international aid agencies say ...

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Nepal Floods: Over 30 persons died, many missing

KATHMANDU:Constant rainfall In Nepal caused floods and landslides killing at least 36 people and 12 others went missing, according to official reports. Ministry of Home Affairs revealed that at least seven people were killed in Sunsari district of Nepal, Four persons killed in Sindhuli and others in Jhapa, Banke, Moranq ...

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