KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) organized a media consultation on Sunday at Vivanta Hotel, Jhamsikhel in Lalitpur aiming to delve into Nepal's recent population trends and the nation's progress in implementing the commitments outlined in the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD).
KATHMANDU, June 18: With the first confirmed case of monkeypox infection in the capital of Nepal on Saturday, the Ministry of the Health and Population (MoHP) has begun to make contingency plans to tackle this disease.
KATHMANDU, May 15: Nepal has achieved remarkable progress in the healthcare sector in recent decades, thanks in large part to the Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) program. These women have played a critical role in revolutionizing the healthcare system in Nepal and are often the first point of contact for addressing health concerns in their communities.
KATHMANDU, May 2: Nepal has been selected for the Asia Cup after its 7-wicket victory over the UAE in the final match of the ACC Men’s Premier Cup held at the Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Tuesday. Nepal’s crushing victory in the reserve-day match due to rainfall on Monday not only saw the hosts lift the title but also qualify for Asia’s biggest tournament for the second time after 2014.
KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Inspector Bhupendra Budhathoki of Nepal Police has become the first police officer to get the ‘silver play button’ from YouTube after achieving the milestone of 0.1 million subscribers.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Justice and Rights Institute. (JURI) Nepal, a group of legal and rights professionals, has submitted a memorandum to the Council of Ministers and various ministries, drawing their attention toward immediately completing the tasks of drafting the right to food and food security regulations and the regulations related to the right to shelter in accordance with the laws related to these fundamental rights guaranteed by the constitution.
KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Nepal being a multicultural, multiethnic and multilingual nation, there are distinct wedding rituals and practices of various communities in the country. Being a micro social construct, marriage is one of the foremost auspicious events in anyone’s life. So, traditionally, people have been observing different special rituals and practices to make weddings memorable as well as socially acceptable. In the past, people celebrated every moment of marriage in their own houses with their loved ones, observing rituals such as Supadi khelauney, Nanimukhi, Kasar Batar, Samdi vetgat and so on.
KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Panchakanya Group’s Chairman Prem Bahadur Shrestha was conferred with the Life Time Achievement Award during the HRM Nepal Award for Distinguished Services organized by Corporate Club Private Limited, an event management and consulting firm, at the Soaltee Hotel on Thursday.