KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Rikesh Maharjhan 26, of Kathmandu has been elected to the post of the secretary of Kathmandu Constituency-1 in the recently held convention.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: A two-day international virtual conference on “Understanding Nepal’s Foreign Policy” is being held on 27 and 28 November.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The weather that has remained partially to generally cloudy in most parts of the country for the last few days will remain the same for the next few days. The weather conditions formed due to the influence of the local wind will improve gradually, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The convention of Nepali Congress (NC) in election constituencies of Kathmandu district is being held on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The weather impacted by the low-pressure system over the Arabian Sea will gradually start improving from Sunday, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM).

Ribbon Entertainment is all set to begin the audition of Mrs Nepal 2021. According to a press statement released by Ribbon Entertainment, the audition is going to be held on November 20 at Dining Park, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, the partial effect of the low pressure area formed in the Arabian Sea has changed the weather in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has renewed the sponsorship agreement with Qatar Airways for this season's Martyrs Memorial 'A' Division League Football Championship.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: The Kathmandu Valley on Wednesday experienced the coldest day of the year so far today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: A team of police from Metropolitan Police Sector Office, Koteshwar, arrested Jitendra Nath, 21, of Kailali from Thapathali along with an air gun on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Various students unions have given continuity to their street protests against recent hike in the prices of petroleum products.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Police have arrested eight people along with Rs 500,000 in cash from an illegal gambling den in Gairigaun, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Various student unions that have launched protests against the recent hike in the prices of petroleum products have picketed the central office of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) in Kathmandu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The tenure of as many as one-third of the members of the National Assembly, including that of Vice-chairperson Sashikala Dahal is going to end on March 5, 2022.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Preparation of pandals is in full swing on the embankments of Bagmati River in Gaurighat of Kathmandu for the Chhath celebrations. Tents are being stretched on the riverside where devotees would stay for a night till the next morning to worship the Sun.

Prime Minister Deuba returns home today

November 4, 2021 11:38 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has returned home on Thursday after attending the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Glasgow of the United Kingdom on November 1-2.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Saurya Airlines is operating direct flight services between the country’s popular industrial and touristic cities, Biratnagar ad Bhairahawa, from Kartik 22.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Central Police Dog Training School of Nepal Police organized a special function to mark ‘Kukur Tihar’ on the occasion of Tihar festival on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: People gathered to celebrate `Kukur Tihar´ at Maitighar in Kathmandu. Dogs were offered garlands and ‘tika’, which are put on them by their humans on this day.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Farmers affiliated with the All Nepal Peasant’s Federation staged a protest at Maitighar in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: People throng markets inside the capital as they prepare to celebrate Tihar-- the second major festival of Hindu followers. People can be seen purchasing necessary items for the festival such as hats, colors, and garlands, among others.

NOC hikes fuel prices

October 30, 2021 11:50 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has hiked the prices of petroleum products yet again. Issuing a press release on Friday,  the NOC stated that it had not raised fuel prices since August 23, which has led the corporation to face a loss of Rs 2.22 billion in 15 days if the prices are not hiked.

Motorcyclist killed in road mishap

October 28, 2021 14:36 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: A motorcyclist died in a road accident at Sinamangal of Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: With the arrival of the Tihar festival, the Floriculture Association of Nepal (FAN) is set to organize the 14th Chrysanthemum Flower Expo 2021. The fair will be held at Jawalakhel Sports Ground from October 29 to November 1.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: As many as 100,620 doses of Pfizer vaccines are set to arrive in Kathmandu on Monday, according to the US Embassy in Nepal.

Human rights activist Rubi Khan has broken her fast after 11 days following the government’s decision to form an investigation committee to look into the death of Nankutri Dhobi of Newaji village and the missing case of Nirmala Kurmi.

Many cities in neighboring India have successfully adopted BRT systems to improve their transportation situation. Examples can be seen in Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Indore, and Surat. Looking at the current transportation and related pollution problems in the Kathmandu Valley, a realistic possibility will be to start with an electric BRT system and gradually move to streetcar and eventually to metro rail.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: The Consumers’ Forum Nepal (CFN) and passengers have expressed their concern over the increment in public vehicle fares by the Bagmati Provincial Government.

Three candidates for NRNA presidency

October 6, 2021 15:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Three people have announced their candidacies for the post of President of Non Resident Nepali Association (NRNA). Kul Acharya, Dr Badri KC and Rabina Thapa have announced their candidacies for the new leadership of NRNA, which will be elected through the association’s 10th Global Conference and General Convention.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Police have arrested a total of 207 persons from the Kathmandu Valley on charge of theft and pickpocketing.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2:  Hard Rock Cafe Kathmandu is all set to open at Sherpa Mall, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu later this October.

Body of woman found in Bagmati River

September 30, 2021 10:03 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: A woman's body was found in the Bagmati River at New Baneshwor in Kathmandu on Thursday. According to Police Inspector at Metropolitan Police Range Office, Baneshwor, Keshar Neupane, the body was found on the bank of Bagmati River near Baneshwor campus.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Former Vice President of the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), Kul Acharya has announced his candidacy for the post of the association's president. Speaking at a program organized in Kathmandu on Sunday, Acharya announced his candidacy for the post of NRNA president.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The lifeless body of Ujwal Vishwakarma, 10, who had gone missing after falling into a drain in Kapan on September 21, was found at Bagmati Rural Municipality-1, at the border of Lalitpur and Makawanpur districts, last night.

Dead body found at ward office in Golfutar

September 26, 2021 12:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: A dead body has been found at the ward office of Golfutar in Budhanilkantha Municipality-8. According to Ward Chairman Suman Tamang, a man in his 40s was found dead in the passage leading to the office’s toilet.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that his party will join the government soon. Speaking at a Makwanpur District Chapter gathering on Saturday, Chairman Nepal said that the CPN (Unified Socialist) will become a part of the government.

Galak Muay Thai fight to take place

September 24, 2021 13:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The first Galak Muay Thai Fight is scheduled to be held on October 6 in a joint project of the National Muay Thai Association of Nepal and Galak The Lifestyle Pvt Ltd.

Nepal feels like home to me: Afridi

September 24, 2021 12:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Former captain of Pakistan Cricket Team, Shahid Afridi arrived in Nepal on Thursday to play the fourth edition of the Everest Premier League (EPL).

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: As much as 40 percent of the population of the Kathmandu Valley has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Following the start of the vaccination campaign, 40 percent of people in the Kathmandu Valley have been administered both doses of COVID-19 vaccines.

In Pics: 7th Constitution Day celebrations

September 19, 2021 16:33 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The 7th Constitution Day was celebrated by organizing various programs across the country today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The CPN-UML has called a meeting of the party’s Standing Committee today. According to the party’s central office Secretary Sher Bahadur Tamang, the meeting is scheduled to begin from 12 pm today

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The ward convention of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) in Kathmandu is scheduled to be held on September 21. A meeting of the Kathmandu District Committee of the NC held on Friday decided to hold the ward convention in the district on September 21.

Indra Jatra being observed today

September 18, 2021 10:26 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Indra Jatra, one of the biggest festivals of the Newar community, is being celebrated in Kathmandu today. The festival is dedicated to the god of rain and king of heaven, Indra.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: A total of 4.4 million doses of Vero Cell vaccine purchased by the government from China arrived in Kathmandu on Friday. According to the Supply Division of the Department of Health Services (DoHS), 4.4 million of the total 6 million doses of vaccines purchased from China arrived in Kathmandu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: KFC Nepal has launched its eight restaurants at Bhatbhateni Supermarket and Department store, Naxal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The risk of infectious diseases has increased due to overcrowding in theKathmandu District Jail. There are currently 75 inmates at the prison with the capacity to house only 25 inmates. “Among them, 42 are prisoners and the rest are detainees,” said prison chief Anil Tiwari.

Planting trees is a good thing, nobody can deny this, but should not one consider other factors before launching such projects with long-term consequences?

Youth caught with imported hand gun

September 15, 2021 16:59 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The special bureau of the Armed Police Force (APF) has taken a youth into custody from the Chhauni area in possession of an imported hand gun. The youth has been identified as 24 year old Sonam Lama.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Former member-secretary of the National Sports Council (NSC) and former ambassador Rukma Shumsher Rana has passed away. According to family sources, he died last night at the age of 85 at his residence in Battisputali, Kathmandu. He was suffering from kidney ailment, diabetes and high blood pressure.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has announced that the Melamchi Drinking Water Project, which was damaged severely by the floods and landslides, will be repaired and water supply will be resumed by mid-April 2022.