Province 7 awaits tourism promotion

July 17, 2018 08:05 am

DHANGADHI, July 17: Though rich in places of tourist attraction, Province 7 is yet to take benefit from tourism.

Tikapur Park awaits promotion

April 11, 2018 11:32 am

With the spring season around the corner, Tikapur Park, also known as Tikapur Brihat Udyan, can bewitch anyone with its beauty. In its prime, the park is no less than a ravishing new bride, with her makeup, sitting on the bank of Karnali River waiting for her groom.

ISLAMABAD, April 3: A baby boy who suffers from a condition that has caused his head to grow to almost the size of a football is awaiting life-changing surgery.

TAULIHAWA, March 6: More than a million tourists, including Buddhist pilgrims, visit Lumbini -- the birthplace of Buddha - every year. However, Buddha's natal town Kapilvastu still awaits visitors despite lying just 59 kilometers away from Lumbini.

Jhapa-5 awaits vote count

December 8, 2017 14:32 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: In lack of party representatives, voting at Jhapa-5 is yet to begin in the district. Earlier, voting was expected to start at 12:30 PM. KP Oli from CPN-UML and Khagendra Adhikari from Nepali Congress are top competitors in the constituency.

Jumla awaits vote count

December 7, 2017 14:23 pm

JUMLA, Dec 7: Voters of Jumla are eagerly waiting for results of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections. Prakash Dhungana, chief election officer said that six groups were formed to count votes.

SOLUKHUMBU, Nov 26: Peaceful voting has begun from early 7:00 today at Solukhumbu. From all 125 polling booths voters are casting their votes said Chief returning officer, Narayan Prasad Subedi.

Bhimsen Park awaits visitors

September 10, 2017 09:25 am

GORKHA, Sept 10: The attractive Bhimsen Park in Gorkha Municipality-4 is surrounded by scenic beauty and hills.

LONDON, July 14: All these years later, Wimbledon still brings out the best in Venus Williams. With her latest display of gutsy serving and big hitting, Williams beat Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday to reach her ninth title match at the All England Club and first since 2009.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The proposal regarding the deployment of Nepal Army for the local polls slated for May 14 has been sent to the Office of the President for final endorsement after the  meeting of the Council of Ministers recently held approved it following the recommendation of the Security Council.

KATHMANDU, April 15: With the local level election now less than a month away, Province 6 has been completely gripped by election fever. People in the districts the province - Surkhet, Dailekh, Jajarkot, Kalikot, Jumla and Rukum - are eagerly waiting for the local polls slated for May 14 with full enthusiasm.

DOTI, April 6:  A teenage girl who sustained severe burns to her left arm during her period in Chhaupadi at Ganjari VDC is still groaning with pain.

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Thursday, as the region nervously watched for market-moving news from the first meeting between the U.S. and Chinese leaders.

JHAPA/ILAM, April 3: With the local polls taking place after a hiatus of nearly 20 years, residents of various districts in Province 1 are not only excited to elect their representatives but are also keenly awaiting to elect their first-ever mayors.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Three days after the announcement of the poll date, the Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday unveiled a detailed election work plan, giving impetus to the conduct of  the long-delayed local polls .

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: On February 12, 2004, a 17-year-old girl was gang-raped and killed by Nepal Army soldiers for her alleged involvement in the Maoist party.

NUWAKOT, Feb 4: One of the most important monuments of the country, the historic seven-storey palace of Nuwakot district, is in dire condition and in need of immediate renovation.

NUWAKOT, Jan 31: One of the most important monuments of the country, the historic seven-storey palace of Nuwakot district, is in dire condition and in need of immediate renovation.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: A 23-year-old man hailing from Kailali district reckons that he has broken the record of most cloves of garlic eaten in a single minute.

Come 8 p.m. (1900 GMT) on Monday, what looks to be a poorly kept secret will officially be out -- Cristiano Ronaldo will bag his fourth Ballon d'Or as the world's top footballer.

BABIYACHAUR, Dec 5: A non-governmental organization has launched a campaign to fundraise for the treatment of a seven-year- old girl reeling from a heart ailment.

MYAGDI, Dec 4: A non-governmental organization has launched a campaign to fundraise for the treatment of a seven – year – old girl reeling from a heart ailment.

LONDON, Dec 3: Chelsea's scintillating late-year burst of form faces its biggest test yet on Saturday when Antonio Conte takes the Premier League leaders to Pep Guardiola's Manchester City.

LALITPUR, Nov 4: A popular monument in Patan Durbar Square- the Hiranyabarna Mahabihar, also known as the Golden Temple- which was partly damaged but not destroyed during the Gorkha Earthquake is yet to be reconstructed.

JAJARKOT, Oct 27: Two centuries-old Jajarkot Palace, which is of great historical and archaeological importance, is on the verge of collapse. In lack of timely renovation, the 248-year-old palace is gradually decaying and fast losing its beauty and color to heat, rain and cold. The weather-beaten palace couldn't remain unaffected by the devastating earthquake of magnitude 7.8 last year, either.

PARBAT, Oct 12: Khaulakot, the historic court in Khaula Lakuri VDC in Parbat district, awaits conservation.

KATHMANDU, August 5: The road ahead for the newly appointed Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara is bumpy, not only because he is now a part of the battered economy but also because he has inherited the uncertainty and shortage of time coupled with eroding capacity and productivity of the bureaucracy, popularly known as the permanent government.

KATHMANDU, July 15: The Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) administration on Thursday said that it has been awaiting approval from the District Administration Office (DAO) for forming a medical team to provide care to Dr Govinda KC, who is on a fast-unto-death on the hospital premises for the past five days.