• New title for a=>html, img=>alt
  • 2nd Fish Festival in Bara from March 9

    Kalaiya, Bara, Feb 21: The 2nd Fish Festival will be held in Bara from March 9 to 11, said the organiser, the Fishery Association of Nepal, Bara. The venue for the fair is Kolhabi Bazaar in Kohalbi Municipality-1. The information was made public at a press meet recently in the district. The 1st Fish Festival and Agriculture Fair was organised in Kalaiya in 2073.

    0ver 100 yrs old photographs, painting in Tharu Cultural Museum

    Ratnangar, Feb 21 : The Tharu Cultural Museum and Research Centre at Bachhauli, the nearest Tharu village to Sauraha, has various old assets, photographs and paintings which are major attraction to visitors. The preservation officer at the museum Basudev Chaudhary shared that the photographs related to hunting of wild animals by then British officials and Rana rulers are also kept there. Similarly, photographs taken during the malaria eradication campaigns in the Tarai were also kept in the museum. He...

    Mahindra’s showroom in Taplejung

    Taplejung, Feb 20 (RSS): An authorised showroom of Mahindra and Mahindra Limited has been set up in Fungling, the district headquarters of Taplejung. Province 1 members Bal Bahadur Samsohang, Hom Kumari Sanwa and country director of the Mahindra Tapas Patanayak jointly inaugurated the showroom established by the company’s aughorised seller for Nepal Agni Incorporate Pvt. Ltd. amid a function on Monday. Pick-up vans, jeeps and tractors of the Mahindra company are on display at present, said Sangita Traders and...

    President attends special ceremony on occasion of 68th Democracy Day

    Kathmandu, Feb 19 :President Bidya Devi Bhandari today attended a special function organised in the Nepal Army Pavilion,Tundikhel to mark the 68th Democracy Day. The Day commemorates the establishment of democracy in the country with the abolition of the 104-year autocratic Rana rule. Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli, member of the Council of Ministers, Chief Secretary, chiefs of constitutional bodies, chiefs of security agencies, chiefs and representatives of Nepal-based...

    Udayapur successfully tests paragliding flights

    Gaighat, Udayapur, Feb 18 : Paragliding flights have been successfully tested in Belaka Municipality-8 in Udayapur district. Under this test flight, paragliders flew from approximately 600 meters high Bopatang and Champakot hills and alighted on the banks of Saptakoshi river. The project aims to develop Koshi Tappu and Saptakoshi areas that fall under the municipality as tourist destinations through boating and paragliding, and attract more than 50,000 tourists every year, said the municipality mayor Durga Kumar Thapa. “The areas...

    International archaeologists taken on on-site visit around Kapilvastu

    Kapilvastu, Feb 13 (RSS): International archaeologists were taken on a study and observation tour of the Buddhist heritage sites in Kapilvasti and surrounding areas. The joint team of experts were shown around the archaeological sites at local Sagarhawa, Aaraurakot and Lumbini today. On the occasion, the team members were briefed about the archaeological and historical importance of the area. The observation tour was jointly organised by the Department of Archaeology, the Durham University of the UK and the Lumbini...

    Bad weather condition disrupts domestic and international flights

    Kathmandu, Feb 13: Almost all domestic and international flights to and from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) were disrupted due to adverse weather today. According to TIA Office, the take-off and landing of aircraft were obstructed with the foggy weather in and around the runway. The airport which was completely affected till this afternoon witnessed frequent disruptions in the evening as well. TIA Spokesperson Prem Nath Thakur shared that most of the domestic and international flights have been affected...

    Weekend exile: Sundarijal to Chisapani to Pani Muhan

    Kathmandu,Feb 12:Walking past the little bazaar at Sundarijal, a huge rusty iron water pipe running through its centre, is nothing remarkable. You are either a visitor going up to see the waterfall, the reservoir or walking up as far as you can, or a hiker leaving a human habitation for the wilderness. But there is a sequence of sorts. First, you see the tea shops, their counters crammed with sel, malpuwa, samosa and jeri. Next, you pass Nepal’s second...

    Culture Minister Dev invites Chinese officials to visit Nepal

    Kathmandu, Feb 3 (RSS): Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jitendra Narayan Dev has invited Chinese officials to visit Nepal and explore its natural beauty, cultural adventures and tourism. Dev who is on a China visit, made this request to Chinese officials at a workshop organised on Friday by the Nepali embassy in Beijing in China. “Cooperation is on between both Nepali and Chinese sides to further strengthen mutual relations between the two countries,” he said at the...

    Sajha Yatayat expanding its services

    Lalitpur, Feb 1 (RSS): The Sajha Yatayat is adding 29 buses to its fleet. The public transport company is bringing this number of buses for operation on new routes in the Kathmandu Valley and other destinations outside the Valley. Acting chief executive Officer of Sajha Yatayat, Mahendra Raj Pandey said that among the new additions is a disable-friendly bus. He said the disable-friendly bus and a deluxe bus is in the process of being imported while the tender process...

  • New title for a=>html, img=>alt
  • FreeCurrencyRates.com

    © 2016 The Himalayan News. All Rights Reserved...