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  • Pokhara-Baglung road section closed for 6 hrs from Saturday

    Phalebas, May 8 : Vehicular movement along the Pokhara-Baglung road section has been closed for six hours effective from Saturday to expedite road expansion project. The concerned authority has urged commuters and vehicles plying along the highway to reschedule their time accordingly. The road section from Girichok to Nayapul has been closed for six hours daily. The Apex Construction Company Pvt is carrying out the construction project. The road section has been closed from 7 to 8:30 and 9:30...

    Nepal’s Hydropower investment environment weakest in South Asia

    Kathmanu,May6:Anchor story in Karobar says Nepal’s hydropower sector is the least attractive for investors in South Asia though it has a huge potential. The South Asia Initiative-Energy supported by the United States Aid has made the conclusion after a comparative study of various indicators representing investment risks in the sector. Among four indicators, Nepal fared bad in three and very bad in one, according to the report.

    2 killed, 10 hurt in Morang microbus crash

    Biratnagar, April 30 At least two persons died when a microbus crashed in Gothgaun-7, Sundarharaincha Municipality-7 of Morang district of eastern Nepal. The vehicle (Ba 4 Kha 6919) was on its way to Kathmandu from Kakarbhitta of neighbouring Jhapa district. The victims have been identified as Uma Niraula (51) and Shyama Karki (52) from Bhadrapur-15 of Jhapa. They had breathed their last while undergoing treatment at Biratnagar-based Golden Hospital, according to the Belbari Area Police Office. Five of the...

    Buddha’s message still very relevant-PM

    Kathmandu, April 30 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has that Gautam Buddha remains a symbol of pride for all Nepalis, as he made a huge contribution to human welfare after being born in Nepali territory. In a message today on the occasion of 2562nd Buddha Jayanti, he said that that the enlightenment achieved by Gautam Buddha, the profounder of world peace is equally relevant today. “It is because Buddha’s view showed the path to non-violence, harmony and human...

    FNJ issues Rara Declaration-2075

    Surkhet, April 15 (RSS): A gathering of district Presidents of Karnali Province of Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) concluded at Rara of Mugu district by issuing Rara Declaration-2075 BS. The gathering started with the beginning of ‘Karnali-Rara Tourism Year 2075′ organised by Karnali Province demanded to make government communications policy journalist and media-friendly. FNJ central committee member Kalendra Sejuwal said that the gathering stressed on implementation of the working journalists’ wages as well as decided to bring the proportional...

    US Embassy to organise hip-hop concert in Kathmandu, Birgunj

    Kathmandu, April 6 The US Embassy in Kathmandu is two concerts in Nepal as part of its Arts Envoy Program. ‘Our Voice, Our Future’ concert will take place in Kathmandu on Saturday and in Birgunj on Monday. The concert is being organised to raise awareness about various issues concerning the youth and to give people a platform to express themselves, the embassy said. “Hiphop is a popular art form among Nepali youth, but only a few know about its history...

    Mountaineer Mr.Song arrives in Kathmandu to prepare the Everest expedition for this spring

    Kathmandu,April 04:In China, Mr. Song Yujiang has been a well-know name for the last decade years. Most people have learned about him through various mountaineering news and endorsements of related brands. He is the first anaerobic summitter in China, GORE-TEX outdoor pioneer camp Gore hero,spokesperson of  8848 Titanium Phone (P.S.: This is a high-definition product combining technology and luxury) . In the Chinese climbing circle, he is the most influential representative. He is also Dingfeng Adventure team leader, 20...

    Hyatt’s The Cafe review: ‘Chef’s table’ rings in the Nepali New Year

    Kathmandu,April 03:The New Year is only days away and one way Nepalis know how to celebrate any festival is by having a feast. Nepal is famous for its diverse culture but what’s even more obvious is that most Nepalis are huge foodies. The country’s cultural and geographical diversity gives abundant space to a number of cuisines. Hyatt Regency Kathmandu is hosting a food festival to highlight all ethnic cuisines that Nepal has to offer, ranging from the traditional dal-bhat-tarkari-masu...

    Growing rape cases point it is not just sexual act but a matter of power relations

    Kathmandu, April 2 (RSS): “Rape is a conscious process of intimidation by which all men keep all women in a state of fear,” this is what well- known US feminist Susan Brownmiller argues in her groundbreaking book ‘Against Our Will: Women, Men and Rape’, drawing both acclamation and criticism. As we know that in the recent days, the cases of rape and sexual violence against women are making media headlines almost every day, creating fear among the girls, women...

    Kathmandu’s god of rain: Seto Machhindranath

    Kathmandu,March 22:Ram Kaji Shrestha, 49, is making sure the chariot of Seto Machindranath, a deity worshiped by Hindus as the god of rain and Buddhists as Awalokiteshwor, is ready by Sunday. He has been volunteering to build the chariot which stands high at Durbar Marg for the last decade. He does this because he feels the good deed will grant him happiness in life. “My father used to do it too. He always told me that if we help...

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