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  • 100,000 visitors attend Gulmi Mahotsav

    Gulmi, April 10: The third Gulmi Mahotsav organized aiming at prompting trade of agriculture, tourism and industry concluded on Monday. The 16-day-long event was organized in the district headquarters of Tamghas by Gulmi Chamber of Commerce and Industries. In the fair, traditional agricultural inputs were kept for exhibition with top priority. The organizer said that around 100,000 persons visited the fair and transaction worth 60 million rupees was recorded. Likewise, the traditional costumes, arts, cultures, music and others were...

    Govt accused of negligence in Kasthamandap reconstruction

    Kathmandu, April 9 : The Kasthamandap Reconstruction Campaign has said the government was indifferent towards the reconstruction of the historic Kasthamandap. Kasthamandap is enlisted in the list of World Heritage Sites. It was constructed in the 7th century. The heritage was damaged by the April 25, 2015 earthquake. Its reconstruction has not yet started. The Campaign said it had drawn the attention of the government in 2015 itself on the urgent need of reconstructing the Kasthamandap. It has been...

    US Embassy to organise hip-hop concert in Kathmandu, Birgunj

    Kathmandu, April 6 The US Embassy in Kathmandu is two concerts in Nepal as part of its Arts Envoy Program. ‘Our Voice, Our Future’ concert will take place in Kathmandu on Saturday and in Birgunj on Monday. The concert is being organised to raise awareness about various issues concerning the youth and to give people a platform to express themselves, the embassy said. “Hiphop is a popular art form among Nepali youth, but only a few know about its history...

    Mountaineer Mr.Song arrives in Kathmandu to prepare the Everest expedition for this spring

    Kathmandu,April 04:In China, Mr. Song Yujiang has been a well-know name for the last decade years. Most people have learned about him through various mountaineering news and endorsements of related brands. He is the first anaerobic summitter in China, GORE-TEX outdoor pioneer camp Gore hero,spokesperson of  8848 Titanium Phone (P.S.: This is a high-definition product combining technology and luxury) . In the Chinese climbing circle, he is the most influential representative. He is also Dingfeng Adventure team leader, 20...

    Varanasi: A Nepali experience in the Timeless City

    Kathmandu,April 02:No one enjoys the narrow alleys in the vicinity of – and which inevitably lead to – Varanasi’s famous ghats more than cows and hashish peddlers. The former trundle through the alleys, devouring food left on the doorsteps by devout locals, who revere them, affectionately addressing them as Gau Mata, Cow Mother. The latter lurk in strategic corners in the alleys. As tourists pass by, they sidle up and whisper “hashish” into their ears as though they were uttering...

    Growing rape cases point it is not just sexual act but a matter of power relations

    Kathmandu, April 2 (RSS): “Rape is a conscious process of intimidation by which all men keep all women in a state of fear,” this is what well- known US feminist Susan Brownmiller argues in her groundbreaking book ‘Against Our Will: Women, Men and Rape’, drawing both acclamation and criticism. As we know that in the recent days, the cases of rape and sexual violence against women are making media headlines almost every day, creating fear among the girls, women...

    Nepali vultures fly as far as upto Pakistan for mating

    Kathmandu,April 02:Nepali vultures fly as far as upto Pakistan for in search of their mates and food, a new study has found. Kantipur anchor story for the day says the study was conducted around three months ago by installing satellite telemetry tag on the birds’ backs and one of the birs was found to have travelled 1,100 kilometres upto India-Pakistan border.

    Rasuwa hotels begin keeping records of tourists

    Rasuwa, April 1 : Rasuwa-based hotels have started keeping records of tourists visiting various tourist destinations like Langtang and Gosainkunda. The move aims to provide security to tourists visiting the district, and under it, information like where a tourist is headed, and which way he or she uses will be documented, said Chief of the District Police Office Sharat Kumar Thapa Chhetri. This will help launch an immediate rescue in case of a tourist being stranded, he added. Likewise,...

    Man on the Everest, more than anyone in the planet

    Kathmandu,April 1:Since the first ascent of Mt. Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay on 29 May 1953 via S-Col SE Ridge approximately 5231 ascents are counted from Nepal side till spring 2017 and “Sherpa” from the very first to now witnessed almost all attempts on the world’s highest peak. Mt. Everest also known as Sagarmatha and Chomolungma is situated at an altitude of 8,8848m (29,029 ft.) in the MahalungurHimal Range between Nepal and China Border with the coordinates...

    UN doing survey in Nepal ‘without govt approval’

    Kathmandu,March 30:Nagarik and Republica lead stories claim that the United Nations has been conducting a survey among Nepali citizens without informing and receiving any approval from the government, that too on sensitive political issues including contents of the new constitution. The reports say the Prospective Political Scenario Analysis Exercise in Nepal also deals with issues like federalism, identity and ethnicity. Questionnaires prepared for the study contain questions such as whether they feel satisfied with the constitution, whether they like the political leaders,...

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