Life of Mira Rai, woman who sees the finishing line first, is being filmed

mira-finishing-sellaronda-56kmMira Rai is a young Nepalese athletic who is well recognized for her free spirit and her triumph over long and tough mountain races. She grew up in a remote eastern part of Nepal along with rugged landscapes, walking up and down in the hills at her daily basis. Like many others, she also ventured from her village to the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu, to try her luck. When her anticipated luck in Kathmandu was running out, one morning she came across with one runner who mentioned her about a long running race in the local hills. In that race, she crossed the finishing line in a promising time and that was when the world sees a ne Continue reading

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Chinese company set to start construction for International Airport in Pokhara

POKPokhara AirportHARA: If everything goes well, construction of the proposed Pokhara international airport will start soon as a delegation of Chinese Exim bank and the concerned company visit Pokhara.

A team comprising bank Deputy General Director Zhao Liang and CAMC Engineering Corporation’s vice-chairpersons Shengcheng Liv and Zhang Yun arrived in Pokhara today.
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The ancient apartments of Mustang

Small holes on a weathered cliff are the first impression one would make of the human-dug caves in the Lo Manthang/Mustang region, now dubbed “sky caves” by the US-based NGO Skydore Foundation, which initiated the Mustang excavation project in 2008.

The relics discovered inside the caves, however, suggest something very profound – that a rich culture once flourished inside these caves, some even dug as high as 70 to 100 meters off the ground surface, that too more than 3,000 years ago. Continue reading

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