KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Today marks the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations (UN), a global organization founded in the aftermath of the Second World War. Owing to its inception to establish peace, the first sentence of the preamble of the UN charter, which contains 111 articles in 19 chapters, says, ''We the peoples of the United Nations determined to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime brought untold sorrow to mankind.''
ITAHARI, May 16: Some 65 years ago, on May 15, French mountaineer duo Jean Couzy and Lionel Terry co-created the history of scaling the summit of Mt Makalu (8463m). Today marks the historic summit on the fifth tallest peak of the planet.
ITAHARI, April 22: Three new cases of COVID-19 were detected in State-1 today. Throat swabs tested in Polymerase Chain Reaction held at the B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Dharan gave positive result.