On lockdown

April 6, 2020 09:37 am

Fourteen days for death to rear its head, 14 days for life, 14 days for a breath of fresh air, 14 days to hide.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Chief Minister of Gandaki Province Prithvi Subba Gurung said the Province government had moved ahead with due legal process and foundation.

Pass time productively

January 10, 2020 11:33 am

Boredom makes you sit on the couch and surf random channels on TV. Boredom makes you take naps that last the whole afternoon. Boredom makes mindlessly scroll through your phone and wallow in self-pity. Don’t let boredom take over your days and suck all your free time. Here are five great ways you can kill boredom and keep yourself active and agile, both mentally and physically.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The National Assembly has directed the government to carry out short term and long-term activities at flood and inundation hit areas.

Must do things in Nepal

May 31, 2019 10:21 am

Besides paragliding, rafting, and a trip to Mustang or the Everest Base Camp, there is actually a whole lot more that you can do in Nepal. Some things you might have never known and some things might have just been overlooked during the chaos of everyday life, but here are five things that we recommend you find the time for. It would be an absolute sin not to.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The government has stepped up measures to contain the activities of the outlawed Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chanda 'Biplab'—a Maoist splinter group involved lately in various illegal activities including extortion and bombings in various parts of the country.

MOSCOW, Dec 21: Russia’s media regulator said on Friday it had launched an investigation into the activities of British public broadcaster the BBC, a move it described as a response to pressure being put on a Russian TV channel in Britain.

BIRGUNJ, July 22: Trade through Integrated Check Post (ICP) of Birgunj is gradually gaining momentum. Around 300 truck-loads of goods enter Nepal via the new customs infrastructure inaugurated jointly by Prime Ministers of Nepal and India on April 7, 2018.

KATHMANDU, July 22: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has set 10 milestone actions to attract more Indian and Chinese tourists to Nepal. The set of activities have been devised to address the target set by the government in the budget for the Fiscal Year 2018/19.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Experts have warned that several development activities have brought about disasters in the river basins, raising serious environmental concerns.

DHADING, Jun 1: Dhunibensi municipality, which borders the federal capital of the country, has launched a mobile application to make its activities technology friendly. The app has been developed so as to inform the people about the activities, services and the processes to be fulfilled to get the services from the home itself.

POKHARA, May 20: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lalbabu Pandit has said that the government employees should not be engaged in activities of trade union activities during office hours.

BUTWAL, April 19: Police investigations have revealed the involvement of youth leaders of CPN (Maoist Center) and Youth Association Nepal (YAN) as well as some entrepreneurs behind the criminal activities conducted by notorious criminal Manoj Pun, who was recently killed in police encounter.

KATHMANDU, March 28:  A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court demanding stay order on the President’s activities. The case is being heard tomorrow.

KATHMANDU, Mar 17: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the SAARC activities should be given right direction by mutually resolving the issues between India and Pakistan.

POKHARA, March 9: The Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA) is primarily known for trekking -- a popular adventure activity for tourists.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Various non-academic organizations including 13 NGOs have been operating unhindered inside Tribhuvan University (TU) premises during the past decade.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has urged all political parties to help give full shape to federal parliament by holding National Assembly election in a successful manner.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has drawn its attention on the activities of Dr Govinda KC of blaming the judiciary and using unethical terminologies targeting the particular justice.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and office-bearers of the Election Commission held a meeting at the Office of the President, Sheetal Niwas, today.

RAUTAHAT, Dec 14: Even though the parliamentary and provincial elections were largely peaceful, incidents of crime and violence have increased noticeably in various parts of Rautahat after the polls, it has been observed.

Election Commission's team led by Commissioner Sudhir Kumar Shah today has observed the election publicity campaigns and materials used for the same in various parts of the capital.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Over 100 persons indulging in anti-election activities were arrested from across the country, according to Home Ministry spokesperson Narayan Prasad Sharma Dawadi. The majority of the arrested are from the Biplav-led Maoist party.

Thabang shuns elections activities

November 16, 2017 04:00 am

DANG, Nov 16: Thabang, the hotbed of the Maoist revolution in Dang, had shown firm reservation against election campaigns in the past. Stating that politicians whom they elected had neglected their plight, Thabang residents boycotted political events in the past. As a positive sign, the locality opened itself to local level elections held recently.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has started homework to calculate Gross Domestic Products (GDP) in a more realistic manner by covering newest economic activities as well as taking new base rates into consideration.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The number of mountaineers seeking permission to climb various peaks this autumn has climbed significantly.  According to the Department of Tourism, 107 expedition teams, including some Nepali teams, have till date got permission to climb Mt Manaslu, Mt Ama Dablam, Mt Dhawalagiri, among other peaks.

RAUTAHAT, Oct 5: After the successful and peaceful completion of the third phase of local elections, criminal activities are on the rise in Rautahat, it has been observed.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The 'Belt and Road Initiative' is expected to promote economic activities through the expansion of connectivity at the international level.

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), August 7: All activities of Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur, have been halted for the past one week due to an agitation launched by the students to protest the University's alleged preparations to give affiliation to private colleges.

GULMI, July 9: Children in Kumal community in Gulmi district have been reduced to getting involved in agricultural activities that are supposed to be carried out by adults.

KATHMANDU, May 22: We have all heard from our parents that we need to pass out with good grades from school to get into well-reputed colleges which tend to have high cut-off marks. But the thing is you need much more than good grades in academics to be qualified for some of the colleges which might be in your dream list. Colleges also tend to look for the certificates extracurricular activities you were involved in, during school. Here, few other reasons on why you should give importance to even extracurricular activities during school.

CHARIKOT(DOLAKHA), May 11: Police here have arrested 41 youths involved in anti- election activities from different parts in the district.

TANAHUN, May 9: Nepali Congress, Bhanunagar Committee of the district on Monday has condemned the alleged plan of attacking on Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation Shankar Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, May 8: Election Commissioner Ila Sharma has called on one and all for support and cooperation to hold the upcoming local-level elections in a free, impartial, reliable and fearless atmosphere.

KATHMANDU, May 6: The Election Commission (EC) has asked joint Mayoral candidate of Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal and Naya Shakti Party-Nepal at Mahalaxmi Municipality, Lalitpur, Janak Thapa, to furnish clarification within 24 hours for organizing motorcycle rally against EC-enforced election code of conduct.

Election activities gather pace

May 3, 2017 07:51 am

Election activities gather pace

JANAKPUR, April 21: Dhanusha Police has arrested 13 cadres of the United Democratic Front (UDMF) on the charge of disrupting preparations of local level elections.

KATHMANDU, April 19:  Election Commission (EC) has warned Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa not to involve in anti-polls activities.

MELAMCHI, April 18: The political parties in Sindhupalchowk have started engaging in activities as road inauguration in violation of the election code of conduct.

DHANUSHA, April 5: As the May 14 local level election is nearing, the preparations are on the go in Tarai districts.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 9: The only largest District hospital of Sindhupalchowk district is still being run inside  a tent though it is  22 months since the last earthquake took place.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) of Nepal Army Rajendra Chhetri has said that army stands ready to foil any attempts by separatist forces to disturb communal harmony and fragment the country.

NIC apprises Prez of its activities

February 22, 2017 22:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: National Information Commission (NIC) on Wednesday apprised President Bidya Devi Bhandari of the major works accomplished by it in the fiscal year 2015/16.

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KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has made it mandatory for bank and financial institutions (BFIs) to set up a corporate social responsibility (CSR) fund and allocate at least 1 percent of their total net profit in the fund.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has made preparations to begin field-based monitoring of activities of international non-governmental organizations and non-governmental organizations (I/NGOs) involved in the reconstruction and rehabilitation in the 14 districts most affected by the 2015 earthquakes from next week.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The Social Welfare Council has said that it will investigate into the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS)'s reconstruction and rehabilitation-related activities after the humanitarian organization was found spending millions meant for earthquake victims on administrative activities and the purchase of various luxury items.

BHAKTAPUR, Sept 22: The Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur has launched a door-to-door campaign in a bid to create awareness and curb any unwanted activities during festivals like Dashain and Tihar.

UN Hq abuzz with UNGA activities

September 21, 2016 11:45 am

NEW YORK (USA), Sept 21: The United Nations headquarters in New York, USA, has been lately bustling with activities relating to the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that started on 13 September.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Ncell has taken an initiative to support reforestation and also implemented environmental awareness program in Dhanusha, aiming to contribute in awareness and conservation of environment.