YANGON, Myanmar, April 18:  Myanmar’s junta on Saturday released more than 23,000 prisoners to mark the traditional new year holiday, including at least three political detainees, and the military leader behind the February coup confirmed he would attend a regional summit later this month.

“Save money” is another good goal. But how? And how much? Without some definable parameters, your best intentions can get lost in the shuffle.

SYDNEY/HONG KONG/LONDON, Jan 1: The world celebrated the New Year on Wednesday with fireworks displays from Sydney to London, although celebrations were clouded by deadly wildfires in Australia, protests in Hong Kong and India and nuclear tensions with North Korea.

UNITED STATES, Jan 1: Revelers around the globe are bidding farewell to a decade that will be remembered for the rise of social media, the Arab Spring, the #MeToo movement and, of course, President Donald Trump. A look at how the world is ushering in 2020:

With 2020 already here, Bollywood celebrities took to twitter to extend their heartfelt greetings to millions of fans and followers through social media.

A total of 300 members of Pasa Puchah Guthi UK (PPGUK) London celebrated the turn of the decade as Nepal's original era Nepal Samvat 1140 started with festivities around the world.

We were also sure to go somewhere on New Year; but the destination was not fixed. Initially we discussed many destinations including Bandipur, Pokhara etc. Finally we agreed to go to Balthali Village Resort that is located at Banepa, Dulikhel of Kavreplanchowk district.

YANGON, April 17: Myanmar began releasing more than 9,000 prisoners from jails on Wednesday, after the president announced an amnesty on the first day of the traditional New Year

Welcome 2076!

April 15, 2019 02:05 am

We welcome the year 2076 with hope and optimism. The year 2075 was nothing extraordinary for the country. It was rather uneventful year with the government of PM KP Sharma Oli promising bunch of things, most of which remains unfulfilled.  The Oli government is not tired of repeating its grand promises of Happy Nepali and Prosperous Nepal. We can only hope that the government will start working earnestly to lay the foundations to expedite big development works.

Nepali New Year 2076 BS today

April 14, 2019 09:13 am

KATHMANDU, April 2014: The Nepali New Year is being marked today by exchanging greetings across the country.

New year

April 14, 2019 08:00 am

Many things happened  And influenced me  Obstacles came in the form of danger  Though I didn't see

2075: An ordinary year for Nepalis

April 14, 2019 07:15 am

KATHMANDU, April 14: For Prime Minister KP Oli, 2075 offered a perfect environment to make lofty promises. It was a year of relative peace and political stability.

A year mired in big time corruption

April 14, 2019 07:14 am

KATHMANDU, April 14: Corruption remained big in 2075 BS and anti-corruption agencies took action against some big fish.

KATHMANDU, April 13: To mark the New Year 2076, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will address the nation on Sunday morning, his aides said.

HETAUDA, April 13: After finalizing the waterway linking Sarlahi and Rautahat to Makwanpur and Sindhuli districts, a commercial motorboat is being operated in the Bagmati River from tomorrow - New Year's Day.

Sonam Lhosar is a festival celebrated as an occasion of the start of a new year, by the Tamang community people in Nepal.

BEIJING, Jan 1: History shows that cooperation is the best choice for both China and the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump in a congratulatory message on Tuesday to mark 40 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations.

TOKYO, Jan 1: A car plowed into crowds celebrating New Year’s Day early on Tuesday in a suspected terror attack, leaving eight people injured, including one who was unconscious.

POKHARA, Jan 1: Temple Tree resort is gleaming with domestic tourists as full-fledged winter festivities kick on in Pokhara. Of its 68 rooms around 25 percent of the rooms are occupied by domestic tourists.

Actors, writer on New Year plans

January 1, 2019 08:26 am

Actors, writer on New Year plans

Snoop Dogg, Sting and Christina Aguilera will welcome 2019 in a packed Times Square Monday along with revelers from around the world who come to see the traditional crystal ball drop, fireworks and a blizzard of confetti.

Gift of New Year

December 31, 2018 15:16 pm

Pretty lights hang by the wall illuminating entirety Snowfalls in crystals, pine trees standing sturdy

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: As this past year 2018 remained eventful on global politics, Nepal too witnessed remarkable moments that it was the year of elections and implementation of federalism.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The Gurung community is marking the 'Tamu Lhosar' as the New Year from today by bidding adieu to the old one.

Flashback 2018

December 28, 2018 11:06 am

Fitness has also always been a major focal point at the start of every New Year. Fitness resolutions often fail after the first month but they still make it to every list, a testimony of people’s desire to be healthy and fit.

New Year around the world

December 28, 2018 09:00 am

With 2019 around the corner, you are probably anticipating a close-knit family union or maybe a night of loud music with friends for this year’s New Year celebrations. Of course, catching up with friends and family during New Year’s eve is common everywhere but some countries have given their New Year’s celebration an eccentric touch, including swaying gigantic fire balls, breaking dishes etc.

Grand celebrations

December 28, 2018 08:57 am

Fairs or melas are the universal constants for times spent with utmost joy. The carnivals, rides, the stalls, and the various kinds of food are testimonies to the wonders of these fetes. All fetes vary from one another according to religious, cultural or even geographical settings. Nepal is a country of splendid attributes and has more holidays, festivals, and fetes than we can keep a count of.

New year, new experiences

December 28, 2018 08:38 am

With 2019 only a few days away, it’s natural to find yourself pondering over the past year. You might regret not going on that impromptu trip with your friends, or lament the fact that you didn’t do anything out of your comfort zone this year either. Make sure 2019 isn’t a repeat telecast of 2018.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Nepali Congress president and former Prime Minister, Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed hearty best wishes to all the Nepali sisters and brothers on the occasion of the Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 today.