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  • Fire Trucks for Nepal: Hollywood, diplomacy and adventure converge for epic road trip

    A little over half a dozen years ago, two friends decided to go on the ultimate road trip. The plan was to drive to Nepal. One of them was Michael Kobold, a renowned watchmaker. Seven years later the road trip has turned into an expedition whose members include Hollywood stars, world-famous musicians, a legendary mountaineer and Nepali celebrities. The evolution from road trip to expedition has been painful and protracted. But it’s on track to happen in 2018. Kobold...

    No possibility of STV system in National Assembly election: Chair Dahal

    Chitwan, Dec 24 (RSS): CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that party unification between CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) has reached the final step. At a programme organized by Nepal Intellectual Council and Nepal Intellectual Organisation, Chitwan, here today to congratulate the newly elected parliamentarians, Dahal, who was elected MP from Chitwan, said that people’s mandate have already approved the unity between the two parties. Saying that both parties would not backtrack from the decision...

    Public vehicles to ply Kathmandu roads from only sides

    Kathmandu, Nov 2 (RSS): Metropolitan Traffic Police Division has launched a campaign in order to minimise road accidents in the Kathmandu valley. As per the drive, high-speeding vehicles are required to ply from the middle of the road, while public vehicles from the sides. The Division on Wednesday trained drivers in this regard, while placards reading ‘first you, and then I’, ‘do not blow horn’, and ‘overtake from the right side of the road’, were on display. The campaign...

    Justice missing from Judiciary: Dr KC

    Kathmandu, Oct 11 (RSS): Prof Dr Gobinda KC, who is on a strike demanding reforms in the medical education sector, has laments over what he called the ‘disappearance of justice from the judiciary’. He also warned of launching a protest as a civilian to retain judiciary’s dignity. Dr KC was talking to media-persons from the TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj where he has been on a fast-one-to-death for the eight days. This is the 13th time that Dr KC has...

    Local election results update

    Mahottari, Sept 22 (RSS): CPN (Maoist Centre) candidates have won mayor and deputy mayor in Gaushala municipality – the main commercial hub of Mahottari district. According to the vote count results, CPN-(Maoist Centre)’s candidate Shivanath Mahato and Asha Lama secured victory as mayor and deputy mayor of the municipality. Shivanath defeated his close contender Ram Kumari Devi Mahato of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) while Asha edged Dr Ramesh Yadav of FSFN in the deputy mayoral race. Maoist candidate...

    Peter Khong (Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena): Opening this hotel is a significant strategic move as there are huge opportunities in Singapore

    TravelDailyNews: Why did Marriott International decide to bring the Courtyard brand into Singapore? Peter Khong: Asia is home to some of the fastest growing destinations in the world and Singapore in particular has always been one of the region’s key business and leisure hubs, presenting us with a wealth of opportunities. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, Singapore is tipped to be the most competitive city in Asia by 2025 – based on factors such as its ability to attract...

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