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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
KATHMANDU, July 6: Many religious schools in the country are operating without official registration and concerned government bodies are unaware of how they are operating and what they are doing in these schools.
ITAHARI, June 6: Minister for Land Reform and Management Ram Kumar Subba today said that technical manpower of the country working to protect the public property and people should refrain from doing anything wrong that defamed the country.
Inaugurating the eastern regional workshop organised by the district office of the Survey Department in Itahari in Sunsari, the minister informed that records of only 35 percent of the total land of the country were available.