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    Mahendranagar (Dhanusha), April 24: Chief Minister of Province-2 Lalbabu Rawat has said that religious and tourism development was first priority of the government. While inaugurating the Ramayan Fair organized by Ramayan Circuit on the occasion of Janaki Nawami today, CM Rawat argued that religious development was the foundation for prosperity of the province therefore the government was committed to materializing it. He added that Ramayan Circuit linking Janakpur with Ayodhya would be extended to other places in India as...

    Chinese Aircrafts handed to NAC

      Kathmandu, April 17 : Two 17-seat Y12e aircrafts have been handed over to Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) amid a function here Tuesday. The aircrafts were brought on subsidized loan from the government of China. The handover programme organized at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) was attended by the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviations Rabindra Adhikari and Chinese ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong. Six aircrafts including these two were brought to Nepal 45 days back. The NAC...

    Week-long campaign to conserve heritage sites launched

    Kathmandu, April 15 (RSS): A week-long campaign has been launched in a bid to develop historical and cultural heritage sites between Hanumandhoka and Swayambhu as a heritage circuit and a tourist destination. The campaign was launched on occasion of International Day for Monuments and Sites that falls on coming Wednesday this year. Hanumandhoka and Swayambhu are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Under this drive, heritage locations between Hanumandhoka and Bhurungkhel were tidied up. In between the two world heritage places...

    Lili Bily Movie Review: Shooting a flick in a foreign location doesn’t make it better

    Kathmandu,April 15:Multiplexes in Kathmandu are screening yet another romantic movie this week, the much-awaited Lily Bily. The movie starring popular actor Pradeep Khadka and debutante Jasita Gurung has been directed by Milan Chams. This ‘rom-com’ revolves around the story of two characters Avash (Pradeep Khadka) and Shruti(JasitaGuring) who meet at a restroom at a cinema hall in Scotland. Both come from different family backgrounds–each with its own baggage of emotions. During an unusual and interesting journey, they start to look for...

    Terai’s Siruwa festival in full swing

    Biratnagar, April 15 (RSS): The Siruwa festival is being marked in an upbeat mood from early morning hours in the Terai districts. The festival held to mark the start of New Year sees revelers seeking blessings from elders, worship of the cooking stove and cleaning up the streets and maintaining environmental hygiene. The specialty of the festival is the worship of the cooking stove and daubing the kitchen floor. In the festival widely celebrated by the Maithili community it...

    Ilam organizing 2nd Suryodaya Street Festival 2018

    Ilam, April 09: Tourist city of east Ilam, Suryodaya, is conducting its 2nd Suryodaya Street Festival for the promotion of tourism in the city. Organizers of the festival said that the program will take place for 4 days from April 12-15. Secretary of hte organizing committee, Yuvraj Pradhan, said the festival is being organized with the aim to attract 150 thousand tourists. The festival will feature food dishes from different cultures, local agricultural produce, and products from the local...

    Concrete materials to be removed from Ranipokhari

    Kathmandu, April 06: The concrete materials used in the re-construction of Ranipokhari are to be removed from the site aimed at carrying out the work as per the archaeological requirement.   The Kathmandu metropolis had begun constructing the quake damaged Ranipokhari, one of the famous heritages in the capital city by using the concrete materials but the locals and department of archaeology had objected the way forwarded by the Kathmandu metropolis. After objection from the locals and experts, the...

    Bollywood star Salman Khan gets five years in jail for poaching

    Kathmandu,April 05:An Indian court has sentenced Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to five years in jail for poaching rare antelope back in 1998. The court in Jodhpur also fined him 10,000 rupees ($154; £109) for the crime. He will now be taken to jail. Khan killed the two blackbucks, a protected species, in the western state of Rajasthan while shooting a film. Four other actors who starred with him in the movie and were also charged with the offence have...

    Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolis prohibits Facebook during office hours

    Pokhara, April 2 (RSS): The Pokhara Lekhanath Metropolitan City Office has banned the use of Facebook during the office hours. The decision follows the public complaints about its impact on service delivery. The public complaint was that its use by office employees with the help of mobile phone, laptop and desktop computers had negatively affected the service delivery, according to the office. The Facebook network has been made dysfunctional in the office hours (from 10: 15 am to 4:00...

    Kathmandu’s god of rain: Seto Machhindranath

    Kathmandu,March 22:Ram Kaji Shrestha, 49, is making sure the chariot of Seto Machindranath, a deity worshiped by Hindus as the god of rain and Buddhists as Awalokiteshwor, is ready by Sunday. He has been volunteering to build the chariot which stands high at Durbar Marg for the last decade. He does this because he feels the good deed will grant him happiness in life. “My father used to do it too. He always told me that if we help...

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