The Himalayan Times
Front page of The Himalayan Times on 2 February 2017
|Publisher||International Media Network Ltd.|
|Founded||23 November 2001|
The Himalayan Times is an English-language broadsheet newspaper published and distributed daily in Nepal. Prakash Rimal is the editor-in-chief. In the annual newspaper classification report published by Press Council Nepal in 2018, it was placed in the A+ category, the highest possible rank.
The newspaper was founded on 23 November 2001. It is based in Anamnagar, Kathmandu. It is owned by International Media Network Nepal (Pvt) Ltd which in turn is owned by Asia Pacific Communications Associate (APCA) Nepal Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between Indian and 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.
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.
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