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    Mirabile appointed as youth ambassador for Italy

      Kathmandu, Sept 4:Youth Parliament Nepal appointed Danilo Mirabile as an international youth ambassador of Nepal in Italy. Mirabile has been appointed for two years as youth ambassador on the behalf on Youth Parliament Nepal. Ambassador is to coordinate, cooperate, build peace and connect youth across the world. Diwakar Aryal, President of Youth Parliament Nepal, says, “ Italian citizen, Mirabile has been appointed as an international youth ambassador to connect the youth among the world for peace building, coordinating,...

    Hong Kong scraps 24-hour BBC World Service radio channel despite criticism

    Sep 4 HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s public broadcaster RTHK dropped a 24-hour BBC World Service channel from its airwaves on Monday, replacing it with state radio from China in what critics say is a sign of encroaching Chinese control in the former British colony. Tensions between Hong Kong and Beijing’s ruling Communist Party leaders have grown in recent years, particularly over the “Occupy” civil disobedience movement in 2014 when tens of thousands of protesters blocked roads for 79 days demanding...

    Eye treatment centre receives equipment from Japanese citizen

    Rampur (Palpa), Aug 30: The Kaligandi Eye treatment centre in Rampur has received a modern portable steel lamp to help with medical examination of the eye patients. The medical equipment worth Rs. 300,000 was received with support from Japanese citizen Dr Ibata Rikabata, according to president of the centre Hutaraj Pokharel. Japanese social worker Kajumasa Kakimi handed over the equipment to Mr Pokharel on Tuesday. The availability of the modern medical equipment will be helpful especially while running eye...

    The best time to book Thanksgiving travel starts today, according to Expedia data

    29 Aug,BELLEVUE, WASH. – Summer still isn’t over, but Expedia.com flight data shows that getting an early start on planning holiday travel can yield significant savings. Thanksgiving and Christmas are two of the busiest travel periods each year, and in 2016, Expedia data revealed more than 85 percent of holiday travelers missed out on locking in the lowest fares. “Timing is a big factor in getting a good deal on airfare,” says Sarah Gavin, vice president of global communications for Expedia. “People typically know...

    Nepali youth awarded in the US for exemplary humanitarian work

    Washington DC, Aug 28: A Nepali youth has been conferred the ‘Hero Award 2017’ for his exemplary humanitarian rescue efforts during natural disasters. The ‘Youth for Human Rights International’ based in the US honoured Gunraj Pyakurel for his humanitarian efforts. International’s Chairperson, Mary Shuttleworth, conferred the award on Pyakurel at its 14th International Human Rights Summit at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York. Pyakurel is a national representative of Youth for Human Rights Nepal. In the aftermath...

    PM Deuba visits Bodh Gaya

    Bodh Gaya (India), Aug 27: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is on a five-day state visit to India, today visited Bodh Gaya in the State of Bihar, India. Bodh Gaya is known as the place where Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment. Prime Minister Deuba arrived here on Saturday. The Nepali delegation led by PM Deuba will leave for New Delhi by a special chartered plane of Air India at 3:00 PM today. After a special farewell at New Delhi,...

    Nepal Festival 2017 underway in Tokyo

    Tokyo (Japan), Aug 27: The 10th Nepal Festival 2017 is underway in Tokyo, the capital of Japan, bearing the banner with the slogan ‘Atithi Deva Bhawa’ meaning ‘Guest is God’. The festival is being held at the UENO Park driven with a force of a plethora of aims which include drawing more Japanese backpackers to Nepal and promoting Nepal’s tourism products. The two-day festival which started on Saturday is being organized jointly by the NRNA Japan, local organizations and...

    India hails local polls, wishes for statute implementation

    Aug 25, 2017- Expressing his happiness at the holding of two phases of local level elections in Nepal, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has advised Nepal to focus on implementation of the constitution in consultation with various sections of the Nepali society. Modi made the remarks during a joint press conference on Thursday in Hyderabad House, New Delhi, after the delegation level talks with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. “The prime minister of India appreciated the efforts being made...

    Bilateral talks between PM Deuba and Indian PM Modi begin

    (Special Correspondent Yekraj Pathak) New Delhi, August 24: Bilateral talks between Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is on a five-day state visit to India, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have begun at Indian PM’s office Hyderabad Building this afternoon. It is stated that a joint press meet will be organized after concluding the meeting. Similarly, Indian Prime Minister Modi will host luncheon in honour of Nepali PM Deuba. After the luncheon, Prime Minister Deuba is scheduled...

    Japan offers flood relief

      Aug 24, 2017- Japan has provided emergency relief goods worth Rs23.4 millions to the government as support to the victims of the recent floods in the southern plains. Japanese Ambassador to Nepal Masashi Ogawa handed over the materials to Home Minister Janardan Sharma amid a ceremony held at the Humanitarian Staging Area of the Tribhuvan International Airport on Wednesday. The first shipment of emergency relief supplies include 3,000 blankets, 100 plastic sheets, 2,000 sleeping pads, 100 tents and...

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