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  • Chhath festival being marked with fanfare

    Janakpurdham, Oct 26: Chhath – a festival of holiness, good will and faith – is being celebrated here today with fanfare. The revellers have been enthusiastically celebrating the festival on the banks of the pons and rivers such as Sarobar Gangasagar, Dhanushsagar, Ramsagar, Biharkunda, Rukminisar, Argaja, Maharajsagar and Agnikunda since last night. The main ritual of the four-day Chhath festival is being observed by worshipping and making offerings to the setting sun. The Chhath festival observed as common cultural...

    41 women candidates for House of Representatives and State Assemblies

    Kathmandu, Oct 23 (RSS): A total of 41 women candidates are contesting in the first round of elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies, in 32 districts scheduled for November 26. Of them, 18 women are contesting in the House of Representatives and the rest in the State Assemblies. According to the Election Commission, a total of 323 members would be elected in the House of Representatives and 484 in the State Assemblies. As per the latest...

    Nepal elected UNHRC member

    Kathmandu, Oct 17 (RSS): Nepal has been elected as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council for the term 2018-2020. Nepal will be serving in that capacity for the first time since HRC’s creation in 2006. Nepal secured 166 votes, the highest in the Asia-Pacific group. Together, Qatar, Pakistan and Afghanistan were elected from the Asia-Pacific region, as part of a total of 15 states elected from different geographical regions at the 72nd sessions at the United...

    Kathmandu Consumed Goats Worth Rs 1 Billion In Dashain

    Kathmandu,Oct 6-Karobar reports that Kathmanduites consumed goats and mountain goats worth over Rs 1 billion during Dashain, Nepal’s biggest Hindu festival. It says that over 70,000 goats and mountain goats were slaughtered in Kathmandu in the 15 days.

    International Youth Ambassador appoints for Pakistan

    Kathmandu, Oct 3:Youth Parliament Nepal appointed Muhanmad Kamran as an international youth ambassador of Nepal in Pakistan. Kamran has been appointed for three 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, “Kamran has been appointed as an international youth ambassador to connect the youth among the world for peace building, coordinating, cooperating and connecting.” He...

    Indefinite curfew imposed in Gulariya Municipality in Bardia

    Bardia, Oct 2 (RSS): The District Administration Office, Bardia, has imposed an indefinite curfew at Lalpur in Gulariya Municipality-11 in Bardia district and the sensitive areas in its vicinity effective from 10:00 today morning. The curfew was clamped in the wake of a clash that ensued after a dispute erupted between the locals and those going to immerse an idol at Lalpur on Sunday evening. The congestion due to narrow space in road became the bone of contention and...

    Simran movie review: When the heroine is the hero and the villain

    Sept24,A 30-year old NRI divorcee housemaid is still living at her parent’s house in Atlanta, USA. She decides to buy an apartment with some savings and a loan. This plan of the witty and fiery Praful Patel (Kangana Ranaut), who is tired of her parents’ incessant taunts, seems to roll along smoothly. However, she blows it off with an impulsive gambling bout in Vegas. The gullible Praful, who also becomes alcoholic, resorts to yet another loan from a shark...

    Review of Health Ministry’s programmes begins

    Kathmandu, Sept 22 (RSS): The annual review of programmes run by the Ministry of Health for the current fiscal year has started from today. Participating in the review meeting are the chiefs of the public health offices of seven provinces, central hospitals, and donors providing economic and technical help in providing quality health service, and health workers. The review will continue for four days. It will dwell on the availability of various 70 types of medicines provided by the...

    President Bhandari, Vice President Pun extend best wishes on Constitution Day

    Kathmandu, Sept 19 (RSS): President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended best wishes to the Nepali living in and outside the country for their peace, progress and prosperity. In the message of best wishes on the occasion of the Constitution Day, Tuesday, the President wished for peace, progress, prosperity, national unity, integrity and mutual harmony among the Nepali. The new constitution obtained by the people after a long struggle through different movements has ensured rights of all people by guaranteeing...

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