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ICYMI: Here are our top stories from Saturday, July 13

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jul 13, 2019-

Here are some of the top stories from The Kathmandu Post (July 13, 2019).

Nepali winemakers, buoyed by demand, are experimenting and innovating in local vineyards

Recent decades have seen a flourishing of Nepali wines, mostly red, made primarily from berries. Among the most popular brands is Hinwa, started by Satya Lal Ranjitkar, and made from ainselu (Himalayan raspberries) and chutro, which are barberries.

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Nepal Airlines says it may incur a loss of Rs1.5b this fiscal year

Nepal Airlines Corporation on Friday told the parliamentary Finance Committee that it could incur a loss of Rs1.5 billion this fiscal year ending July 16.

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Tribhuvan International Airport opens again after being closed down for eight hours

All domestic and international flights were cancelled or diverted following the closure of Nepal's only international airport for eight hours on Friday after a plane skidded off the runway amid a heavy monsoon downpour.

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Widening Nepal’s musical Spektrum with new sounds

Ranzen is one of a handful of musicians within Spektrum, a musical venture dedicated to introducing different musical genres to Nepali ears. It is a booking agency that carries out events and manages artists, currently running on the power of enthusiasm.

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Heavy rainfall leads to flooding and landslides across the country, with 17 dead

Incessant rainfall, beginning Thursday night and continuing well into Friday, triggered floods and landslides across the country, killing at least 17 people, with six missing. Thousands were displaced from their homes as floodwaters rose in the rivers, indudating whole villages, primarily in the Tarai. Highways too were blocked either by the waters or by landslides. The rainfall is expected to continue until Sunday.

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Published: 13-07-2019 18:30

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