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    Peace Walk organised to mark Buddha Jayanti in Islamabad

    Kathmandu, May 1: The Embassy of Nepal organized a programme, ‘Peace Walk 2018’, on Monday in Islamabad to mark the 2562nd birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha. At a gathering following the event, Ambassador of Nepal to Pakistan Sewa Lamsal Adhikari shed light on the life and teachings of Gautam Buddha. She said that this kind of commemorative ceremony to mark this important day reminds everyone to adhere to Gautam Buddha’s teachings and philosophy, according to a press release issued...

    Indian PM’s visit to be religious and cultural

    Janakpurdham, May 1 : Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa, today shared that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit on May 9 will be ‘religious and cultural’. Home Minister Thapa revealed the visit’s status during a press conference which followed his onsite tours to Janaki temple – where Modi will be holding religious worship rituals and prayers – and the public felicitation venue at the Bahra Bigaha area. Elaborating further on the visit itinerary, Thapa shared that Indian...

    First death of season on Nepal Himalayas as Italian succumbs to Dhaulagiri strong winds

    Kathmandu, April 30 Nepal Himalayas this week witnessed the first death of this climbing season as an Italian climber succumbed to strong winds on his way to 8,617-metre high Mount Dhaulagiri in western Nepal. Simone La Terra (37) was a member of the 15-person team that was on the mission to conquer the seventh highest peak of the world, according to Dambar Parajuli, Chairperson of Expedition Operators Association. Parajuli’s Prestige Adventure had sent Terra’s expedition. He was missing from...

    India must give Nepal new aerial routes: Oli

    Butwal, April 29 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli says he raised the issue of aerial routes with his India counterpart during their meeting in New Delhi few weeks ago. Oli, who was addressing lawmakers from Province 5 in Butwal, assured his audience that his government will secure a deal with India to allow international flights to and from the soon-to-be ready Gautam Buddha International Airport. “India has only given us one aerial route. The only option we have for...

    Rhino to be gifted to China captured

    Chitwan, April 29: A male rhino to be gifted to China has been captured from the Chitwan National Park on Saturday evening. “We in the beginning had a plan to capture a female rhino, which was aborted however due to unfavorable environment. The approximately two-year-old rhino was knocked unconscious by darting it before catching it. It took two whole days for the process,” said information officer at the CNP Nurendra Aryal. The rhino was caught from near Khoria Muhan...

    Nepal elected UN General Assembly’s Chair of the Committee on Conferences

    Kathmandu, April 24 Nepal has been elected by acclamation as Chair of the Committee on Conferences, a permanent organ of the United Nations General Assembly, for 2018. Nepal has served as a member of this committee several times and a few times in its bureau, on behalf of the Asia-Pacific Group, and this is the first time that Nepal has been entrusted to chair the committee. According to the Nepali mission in New York, the President of the General...

    Chinese Ambassador expresses concerns over UML-Maoist Centre merger

    Kathmandu, April 23 Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Yu Hong, on Monday called on CPN-UML senior leader and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal and expressed her concerns over the delay surfaced in unification between CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre. Nepal is the Foreign Department Chief of the party. Yu had gone to Nepal’s Koteshwor residence for the meeting. During the meeting, the envoy also discussed possible cooperation between two neighbours under the Belt and Road Initiative also, according to UML’s Publicity...

    Nepali, Indian officials meet to discuss Pancheshwor

    Kathmandu, April 23 Water resource officials of Nepal and India have launched a meeting in Kathmandu on Monday to discuss next steps for the implementation of Pancheshwor Multipurpose Project in far-western Nepal. More than two decades ago, the two countries had jointly devised the plan and it was agreed that India would invest in it. However, the project has not been implemented till the date. The meeting will try to find a common understanding about the policy and programme of...

    Nepal-India meet on Pancheswar from Monday

    Kathmandu, April 22 (RSS): A joint meeting of water resources officials from Nepal and India begins here tomorrow with the goal of speeding up the much-awaited Pancheswar Multi-purpose Project. The meeting of the Energy Secretary-level governing board and join-secretary level Joint Committee is taking place to move the project ahead by streamlining the policy and programmes of the Pancheswar Development Authority and the financial matters, CEO of the Authority Mahendra Gurung said. A similar meeting took place last on...

    Chinese Representatives in Chitwan to take rhino

    Ratnanagar, Chitwan, April 20: As per the government decision to gift two pair of rhinoceros to China, the officials and employees at Chitwan National Park have initiated efforts to take the pachyderm under control. Park Chief Bed Kumar Dhakal informed that that the places to locate the rhinoceros have been identified with the mobilization of the teams including the Chinese representatives. A Chinese team led by Assistant Manager of Chime Long Safari has already arrived here, while additional representatives...

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