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  • 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...

    Parade to mark Women’s Day

    Kathmandu, March 8 : On the occasion of 108th International Women’s Day, a parade was held here today. The parade organized by the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare began from Bhrikutimandap and passed through Bhadrakali temple, Sahid gate, New Road and converged into a corner meet at the Shanti Batika in Ratnapark. Participants of the rally carried placards calling for an end to violence against women, human trafficking and building peace at home for world peace. Speaking...

    Nepal’s commitment to protection and promotion of human rights

    Kathmandu, Feb 27 (RSS): Nepal has noted that the new Constitution has given high-priority to democratic polity, pluralism and the rule of law while reiterating full commitment to the protection and promotion of human rights. At the High-Level Segment of the 37th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Nepal said that the national charter has also accorded priority to the representative and accountable government, social and economic justice and universally recognized human rights as well as fundamental...

    National Mother Language Poem Fesvital-2074

    Kathmandu, Feb 21 : On the occasion of the International Mother Language Day-2074, the Nepal Academy organized a ‘National Mother Language Poem Festival-2074’ on Wednesday in the capital city. A total of 44 poets of 36 languages including Nepali, Maithili, Khas, Dumi, Tamang, Dhimal and other languages recited their poems. Likewise, dances of Deuda, Newari, Bhojpuri, Maithali and Dhimal were also performed on the occasion. On the occasion, linguist Prof Dr Nobel Kishor Rai said that diverse languages and...

    International Karate championship on May

    Khotang, Feb 19 (RSS): The second edition of Khotang-Halesi Open International Karate Championship is to be held in Diktel, Khotang on May 3-5, 2018. The Karate event is to be organized by Nepal Shito-ryu Karate Association Khotang. The Association has intensified its preparation for the championship event which is estimated to be conducted at the cost of around Rs 5 million. A main championship organizing committee has been formed under the leadership of Khotang District Coordination Committee Chairperson Babi...

    Kanchhi movie review: A romantic disaster

    Love stories are a filmmaker’s bread and butter. They are made because the audience can relate to them. Every other week there is a romantic movie released in Nepal and this week it was Akash Adhikari’s romantic drama, Kanchhi. The movie revolves around the life of Hira (Dayahang Rai) and Kanchhi (Sweta Khadka), both of whom have carved out a respectable life for them in the high Himalayan region of Nepal. These childhood friends fall in love but are...

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