KATHMANDU, April 14:   The Kathmandu Valley Traffic Police Office has launched the 'Traffic Awareness Special Campaign-2081' beginning today. The campaign aims to develop a civilized road culture through the promotion of traffic awareness.

BHERIGANGA, SURKHET, March 9: The Karnali province government has initiated a campaign aimed at discouraging the use of pesticides in farming.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: A protest program organized by a group led by the controversial medical entrepreneur Durga Prasai is being held in the Kathmandu Valley today as part of the 'Saving Nation, Nationality, Religion, Culture, and Citizen Rescue Campaign.'

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The Nepali Congress (NC) has deputed provincial and district leaders for the 'Nepali Congress in community' campaign. On Sunday, the NC announced that teams have been mobilized across provinces and districts.

KASKI, Sept 3: The CPN (Maoist Centre) on Saturday started its 'Maoist with People, Special Transformation' campaign in all 759 wards of Gandaki Province.

KATHMANDU, August 21: Juniper Networks, a global pioneer in advanced networking technology, has announced a series of ambitious initiatives aimed at accelerating Nepal's technological progress through strategic partnerships in the Nepali market. These initiatives closely align with Nepal's growing digital aspirations and the ongoing "Digital Nepal" campaign.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Nepali Congress (NC) has  launched an internal special campaign with the primary aim of bolstering the organization's strength and effectiveness. This campaign, which commenced on Saturday, is scheduled to run for 10 days, as confirmed by General Secretary Bishwa Prakash Sharma.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Madhes Province has launched an awareness program to ensure education and insurance for daughters among the Dalit and marginalized communities of Mahottari and Dhanusha districts under the Chief Minister Beti Padhau Beti Bachau movement.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 26: Biratnagar Metropolis has launched a campaign against the pavement encroachment. Under the campaign, footpath shops and structures that have failed to meet the designated criteria will be removed.

'Silent period' to begin from tonight

November 17, 2022 10:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: The 'silent period' of election campaign for the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies elections to be held on November 20 is starting from today.

DODHARA CHANDANI, Nov 3: Lakshman Chaudhary, a resident of Laljhadi Rural Municipality-3 in Kanchanpur, was found at the Gaddachauki checkpoint on Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU, OCT 29: The Election Commission (EC) has stepped up its effort to find people involved in provoking fake and fabricated information against the candidates contesting in the November 20 elections in social media platforms.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Local level elected representatives are not allowed to engage in election campaigning for or against any candidate or party within their own municipality.

As per the report by NASA Mars Exploration, NASA’s Perseverance rover is well into its second science campaign, collecting rock-core samples from features within an area long considered by scientists to be a top prospect for finding signs of ancient microbial life on Mars. The rover has collected four samples from an ancient river delta in the Red Planet’s Jezero Crater since July 7, bringing the total count of scientifically compelling rock samples to 12.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: In view of the dengue outbreak, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has continued the search and destroy campaign to kill dengue-carrying mosquitoes and their larvae.

KATHMANDU, August 22: Hyundai Nepal organized a tree plantation program on Sunday at Ratomate Danda, Chunikhel under its, “Be (v) the Change’ campaign. More than 200 trees were planted on the day by around 150 participants from all age groups in coordination with the Ratomate Danda Community Forest.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Senior Nepali Congress leader and coordinator of the high-level political mechanism, Ram Chandra Poudel has said that he is engaged in the campaign to make the country successful.

It is estimated that the streets of Kathmandu Valley alone are home to over 35,000 dogs who lack love, care and healthy lives. Many of these street dogs, also known as community dogs, live miserable lives on these streets and pass away uncared for illnesses and starvation. There is a confusing dynamic created between the people of the country, and dogs. About 81 percent of Nepal's population follows the Hindu religion which even dedicates a day for dogs known as ‘Kukur Tihar’ when the canines are worshiped but at other times, most of them receive cruel and inhumane treatment.

Oprah Winfrey and the Smithsonian Channel are partnering to highlight racial disparities in the health care system through a new campaign and documentary.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Election Commission (EC) has fixed the ceiling for an election campaign expenses by a candidate for the upcoming local elections at a maximum of Rs 750,000.

KATHMANDU, August 8: Nepal has been administering COVID-19 vaccines to more than 150,000 people a day on average over the past few days.

WASHINGTON, Oct 11: U.S. President Donald Trump appeared back to his old self on Saturday as he addressed supporters at the White House in his first public event since being diagnosed with COVID-19 and his doctor said he was no longer a transmission risk.

WASHINGTON, Oct 8: U.S. President Donald Trump declared that catching the coronavirus was a “blessing from God” that exposed him to experimental treatments he vowed would become free for all Americans, in a video address released on Wednesday.

Burger King is breaking the mold in its new advertising campaign. The burger chain is portraying its Whopper covered in mold in print and TV ads running in Europe and the U.S. The message: Burger King is removing artificial preservatives from its signature burger.

American comedian Ellen DeGeneres has launched a 'GoFundMe' to help the people and animals devastated by the Australian bush fires.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Expressing concern over shrinking public space due to growing encroachment of public lands in Kathmandu, thousands of people in Kathmandu launched a demonstration at Khulla Manch at the heart of the capital to join the 'Occupy Tundikhel' campaign which started on Saturday.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Aug 20: The provincial government of Karnali has launched a campaign to replace tuins (makeshift cable crossings) with suspension bridges in the province.

Anushka Sharma has always been the strongest advocate of animal rights and today she started a campaign demanding amendment of the Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960.

PALPA, August 2: The District Police Office (DPO) Palpa has launched a campaign against the consumption of wild mushrooms. The campaign that aims to make people aware of poisonous wild mushrooms follows the cases of frequent deaths from the consumption of poisonous mushroom harvested from forests.

Together against trafficking

July 30, 2019 00:30 am

We must hold the governments of IOM’s member states accountable when they fail to protect the traffickers’ victims

The soul of a wanderer

July 26, 2019 08:46 am

Sushovan Aryal has been involved in the tourism industry for a good number of years now. As a travel guide and avid trekker, he leads groups of travelers and trekkers all over Nepal. Today he is more involved in the internal affairs of tour operations and travels less frequently than he used to. But that doesn’t change the fact that traveling is what makes him happy and what he is passionate about.

OKHALDHUNGA, July 26: Manebhanjyang Rural Municipality in Okhaldhunga has started a campaign to control sandfly, a vector causing Kala-azar. The campaign started in ward 2 Baksa of the rural municipality.

ORLANDO, June 19: President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four years ago and who is now a victim of an attempted ouster by Democrats.

DHARAN, June 6: Authorities have intensified their campaign against dengue fever in Dharan submetropolis from Wednesday. Special technical teams have been deployed to destroy mosquito eggs and larvae.

KATHMANDU, June 1: A meeting with the aim to further strengthen the world-wide 'education for all' drive has begun here on Saturday.

BAITADI, May 21: All six local governments in Baitadi are determined to come up with strategic plans aimed at ending child marriage in the district.

Kathmandu, May 17: A global campaign 'Experience Nepal' has kicked off in an effort to attract tourists to Nepal from different parts of the world. Nepal Tourism Board in cahoots with Himalayan Bank and American Express has put in place the campaign in view of the Nepal Tourism Year-2020.

KOPPAL/SHIKRAWA, May 17: Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of India’s capital, New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open.

BAITADI, May 13: In a bid to curb child marriage, Purchaudi Municipality of Baitadi has started a campaign to keep green flags at the homes of all girls who are below 20 years in the local unit.

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JUMLA, May 3: Durga Bahadur Khatri is a renowned shaman in Chandannath Municipality of Jumla.

KATHMANDU, April 30: A campaign titled “Say No to All Male Panel” was launched in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

With a crowded field of 17 presidential candidates, candidates raised big numbers for the first quarter of 2019.

KATHMANDU, April 20: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has urged all civil servants to join the campaign to fully implement federalism and make ‘Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali’ a success.

BHAKTAPUR, April 16: Nationwide school enrolment campaign has kicked off since Monday with the slogan 'Our town our village, bring all children to school'.

KATHMANDU, April 13: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has directed all local levels for making the school enrollment campaign commencing from Monday successful.

KATHMANDU, April 9: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is all set to launch student enrollment campaign within its territory from coming April 15.

DAMAULI, March 12: Gandaki State Government chief minister Prithvi Subba Gurung has said the campaign of 'Happy Nepali, Prosperous Nepal' would be successful with the collaboration among the governments at all the three levels.

Sahi Ho! campaign completes a year

March 10, 2019 04:00 am

KATHMANDU, March 10: Equal Access International (EAI) completed one year of the Sahi Ho! campaign, a campaign funded by UN Women Nepal designed to strengthen and promote the leadership and participation of women in the economic sector.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Gangamaya Adhikari on Wednesday met UN Resident Coordinator Valerie Julliand at UN House Pulchowk, Lalitpur as part of her campaign to internationalize her forlorn fight for justice.