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  • Handsome Pageant on June 15 to choose representative for ‘Man of the World’

    Kathmandu, May 9 : A handsome pageant is to be organised by an organisation called Zoom in Event to choose the ‘Man of the Nepal’ who will represent the country in the ‘Man of the World Pageant, 2018’. The organisation shared the information about this at a press meet here last evening. The winner of the contest will also bag the cash prize of Rs 100,000. Likewise, the first and second runners-up will receive the cash of Rs 50,000...

    Model United Nations in Kathmandu

    Kathmandu, May 8 The United States Embassy along with the Youth Thinkers Society is holding the Everest International Model United Nations (EIMUN) for the third time in Nepal at Park Village Resort from from Tuesday. The EIMUN is bringing 200 young delegates representing 16 countries; from South and Central Asia, and beyond, together to enhance the regional connectivity and build connections for a better future. US Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B Teplitz and United Nations Resident Coordinator to Nepal,...

    Myagdi women play Naumati musical instruments, break tradition

    Myagdi, May 7: Breaking the tradition of only males playing the naumati baja (an ensemble of nine traditional musical instruments), women from Myagdi and currently residing in Pokhara, Kaski have started a new culture of women’s participation in the tradition. Naumati music is played on any special occasion such as wedding ceremony, chaurasi puja (rituals that are performed when an individual completes 80 years of age), bratabanda (the Hindu coming of age ceremony of wearing the sacred thread), and...

    Three arrested on charges of selling idols

    Kathmandu, May 6 (RSS): The police on Sunday made public three persons accused of smuggling invaluable metal idols of various god and goddess amid a programme in the Capital. Dipak Ratna Shakya, Sugat Ratna Shakya and Shishir Shakya, who were arrested on Friday, have been charged with selling metal idols of various god and goddess illegally. Dipak Ratna owns Durbarmarga-based Curio Art dealing in idols, while Sugar Ratna is the owner of Durbarmarga-based Curio Concern. Shishir runs Dewaj Art....

    Por-syndicate transporters’ federation leader arrested in Kathmandu

    Kathmandu, May 4 One of the key leaders of the ‘pro-syndicate’ group of public transport operators in Nepal has been arrested on Friday afternoon, police said. Saroj Sitaula, the general secretary of e Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs (FNNTE), was arrested in Bhrikutimandap in Kathmandu, a few hours after home minister Ram Bahadur Thapa ordered police to arrest the leadership of the Federation for going on strike illegally. According to a police source, Sitaula was on his way to...

    Candidates register for ECAN’s election

    Kathmandu, April 19 (RSS): Educational Consultancy Association of Nepal (ECAN) is all geared up to go to the ballot for new leadership in just a few days for which candidacies were filed on Wednesday. ECAN Chairman Prakash Pandey said the panels led by Bishnu Hari Pandey and Saroj Basnet have registered to vie for new leadership. He added that a total of 37 individuals have filed candidacies for 18 posts. Meanwhile, Krishna KC has filed a separate individual candidacy...

    Nepal elected member of UN Women executive board

    Kathmandu, April 17 (RSS): Nepal has been elected member of the executive board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women). This is the first time that Nepal has made it to the UN Women since its establishment in 2010. Nepal’s term in the UN Women will be from 2019 to 2021. Other countries like neighbouring India and Bangladesh, and Mongolia and Saudi Arabia have already become member of the UN Women. Likewise,...

    Fuel tanker drivers resort to strike after ‘police attack’ on colleague

    Birgunj, April 16 Drivers of tankers ferrying petroleum products to Nepal from India via Raxaul-Birgunj border point say they will stop work unless some police personnel who reportedly attacked a driver will be punished. The drivers are refusing to transport fuel from Raxaul and Barauni depots from Monday morning. They have accused the chief of local Inarwa Police Post Binod Mallik and personnel under him of misbehaving with and beating up a driver, Santosh Prasain. They say the police...

    Six girls rescued from border point

    Jitpur, Kapilbastu, March 19 : Six girls have been rescued from Marjadpur border point in Yashodhara Rural Municipality in Kapilbastu district on Sunday. Police rescued the girls while they were en route to the third countries after a middleman lured them of better employments. Officials of the Armed Border Security Force said that the girls were rescued based on a tipoff. Inspector of the Armed Police Force, Nepal Amrit Dulal said the girls, two from Kapilbastu and four from...

    Three dozen arrested in police’s sweep operation

    Kathmandu, March 11 (RSS): As many as 36 persons were arrested in course of the ‘sweep operation’ undertaken by the Metropolitan Police Sector, Gangobu. Metropolitan Police Sector with support from Police Circle Maharajgunj, Balaju, Gaushala and Soyambhu held the people in the operation carried out on night time. Police arrested those operating sex businesses at hotels, restaurants and rented flats in the Bus Park side, . Circle in-Charge Pratap Poidel said further investigation is being carried out in the...

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