RUPANDEHI, Feb 20: Doctors of Lumbini Zonal Hospital have halted regular services in the hospital from early morning Monday seeking their security, protesting against the manhandling of a doctor by the visitors of a patient.
The birthplace of Lord Buddha, Lumbini literally translates to “the lovely” in Sanskrit. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. According to the Buddhist traditions, Maya Devi game birth to Buddha when she was on her way to her parents’ house in Devadaha in 642 BC on her tenth month of pregnancy.
BUTWAL, Dec 20: The CPN-UML aligned youths and students in Rupendehi have taken out a demonstration in protest of the daylight murder of Youth Association of Nepal (YAN) – Rupendehi Chairman and Devdaha's youth entrepreneur, Durga Tiwari, by unidentified assailants.
KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Indian President Pranab Mukherjee is likely to visit Lumbini, the birthplace or Lord Buddha, the Ram Janaki Temple in Janakpur, and the tourist city of Pokhara, in the course of his Nepal visit in November.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Buzz Aldrin, American engineer and former astronaut, who is the second among 12 persons to have stepped on the Moon, spent a whole day in Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, along with his team members. He had arrived in Nepal on Sunday with a six-member team.
KATHMANDU, June 30: Tribhuvan Army Club claimed the maiden title of the Lalit Memorial U-18 Football Tournament beating Jagdamba Lumbini Football Club in tiebreaker at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, June 28:Tribhuvan Army Club and Jagadamba Lumbini Football Club will vie for the maiden title of Lalit Memorial U-18 Football Tournament as both secured berths in the final on Monday. The final match will be played on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, June 23:CMG Club Sankata and Jagadamba Lumbini Football Club fixed the semifinal meeting winning their respective quarterfinal matches on Wednesday in the Lalit Memorial U-18 Football Tournament at ANFA Complex, Satdobato on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, June 16: Jagadamba Lumbini FC thrashed departmental side Tribhuvan Army Club 6-0 to start the Lalit Memorial U-18 Football Tournament on a high note at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, June 11: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has emphasized on the need to preserve and promote the sacred sites around the birthplace of Gautam Buddha and develop Lumbini as a town of peace internationally.
Speaking at a program organized Saturday at the Sulakchan Kirti Bihar in Chovar to extend best wishes to Chief of the Bihar Dr Anoja Guruma, who was recently honored with the 'Mahasadhamma Jyotikdwaj Award 2016' by the government of Myanmar, President Bhandari said it was a matter of pride and happiness that Lumbini remains as a sacred pilgrimage for Buddhists around the world and also for those who believe in peace, non-violence, fraternity, tolerance and compassion.