The Himalayan Times

The Himalayan Times is an English-language broadsheet newspaper published and distributed daily in Nepal. Rajan Pokhrel is the acting editor.[1] In the annual newspaper classification report published by Press Council Nepal,it was placed in the A+ category, the highest possible rank.[2]

The Himalayan Times
Front page on 2 February 2017
TypeDaily newspaper
PublisherInternational Media Network Nepal Pvt Ltd.
EditorRajan Pokhrel[1]
Founded23 November 2001; 21 years ago (2001-11-23)
HeadquartersAnamnagar, Kathmandu

The newspaper was founded on 23 November 2001.[3] It is based in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu.[4][3] It is owned by International Media Network Nepal (Pvt) Ltd which in turn is owned by a Nepali investors. The paper's competitors tried to organise and lobby against the entry of foreign-owned newspaper in the country, but were not successful.[4]

At the time of its founding, it published in 12 pages, six of them coloured, and was priced as Rs 2. Within a year, it had become one of the premier English language dailies in Nepal, and claimed to be number one in terms of readership.[4]


  1. ^ a b "About Us". The Himalayan Times.
  2. ^ Republica. "Press Council's report widely criticized". My Republica. Retrieved 21 February 2020.
  3. ^ a b "The Himalayan Times celebrates 15th anniversary". The Himalayan Times. 23 November 2016. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  4. ^ a b c "The Himalayan at 1- Nepali Times". Retrieved 21 February 2020.

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