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Kathmandu: Capital of Nepal
Kathmandu is the capital and largest city of Nepal, with a population of around 2.5 million. Also known as the city of temples, the city stands at an elevation of approximately 1,400 metres above sea level in the bowl-shaped Kathmandu valley in central Nepal. The valley was historically called the "Nepal Mandala" and has been the home of the Newar people, a cosmopolitan urban civilization in the Himalayan foothills. The city was the royal capital of the Kingdom of Nepal and hosts palaces, mansions and gardens of the Nepalese aristocracy. It has been home to the headquarters of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) since 1985. Today, it is the seat of government of the Nepalese republic, established in 2008, and is part of the Bagmati Pradesh.


Watch: One Indian national among ten killed in landslides in Nepal [Video]

Watch: One Indian national among ten killed in landslides in Nepal

An Indian national is among 10 people killed in landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in Nepal's Sindhupalchowk district. Another Indian national was pulled alive from the rubble and has been flown..

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Landslides disrupt vehicular movement on Nepal's Prithvi Highway [Video]

Landslides disrupt vehicular movement on Nepal's Prithvi Highway

Vehicular movement on Prithvi Highway in Nepal was disrupted on Monday due to landslides triggered by incessant rainfall at different places. Hundreds of vehicles were stuck on the highway due to the..

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Temples remain shut in Kathmandu as devotees offer prayers on third Monday of 'Sawan' [Video]

Temples remain shut in Kathmandu as devotees offer prayers on third Monday of 'Sawan'

In the ongoing pious month of 'Sawan,'devotees offered prayers outside Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. It is the third Monday of 'Sawan' month. The temple remained closed for devotees in the wake of..

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Hindus protest outside Pak Embassy in Kathmandu over temple construction in Islamabad [Video]

Hindus protest outside Pak Embassy in Kathmandu over temple construction in Islamabad

Members of Hindu Civic Society staged a protest in front of Pakistan Embassy in Nepal's capital Kathmandu against atrocities over Hindu minority. The protestors held placards during the demonstration..

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Protest held in front of Chinese Embassy in Nepal against Envoy's political intervention [Video]

Protest held in front of Chinese Embassy in Nepal against Envoy's political intervention

People in Kathmandu on Tuesday demonstrated in front of the Chinese Embassy to protest against Chinese Ambassador Hou Yanqi's interference in the political matters of Nepal. Demonstrators from the..

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Swarm of locusts attacks Nepal's Kathmandu [Video]

Swarm of locusts attacks Nepal's Kathmandu

The fear of locusts has grown wider in the country. The swarm of locusts attacked in Nepal's capital Kathmandu. Locals are scared after locusts attacked in huge number and they started beating utensils..

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Hundreds of youth protest in Nepal against government's response to COVID-19 crisis [Video]

Hundreds of youth protest in Nepal against government's response to COVID-19 crisis

They did not chant slogans, maintained distance and sat on the side of the roads with placards demanding that the government to properly handle the coronavirus crisis. Various groups of youngsters have..

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