KATHMANDU, June 16: Private sector airline operator, Shree Airlines, is all set to begin its air service on the Kathmandu-Rajbiraj route from June 24. The 25-minute flight will cost minimum Rs 4,000 per person.

SINGAPORE, June 12: U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un shook hands and smiled as they started a historic summit on Tuesday, just months after they traded insults and threats of nuclear war.

KATHMANDU, June 6: A two-day interaction between Nepal Army and American Army has started at the Nepal Army headquarters in the capital, for the first time in the history Nepal Army on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 16: After several rounds of meetings with the participating clubs of the 'A' Division, the All Nepal Football Association's league committee slated Martyrs' Memorial 'A' Division League for September 20 to January 30.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has instructed all brokerage firms to provide investors a service to place a buy or sell order of their shares online.

KATHMANDU: The eighth meeting of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on Nepal-India relations begins in New Delhi, India from today.

KAPILVASTU, April 2: The construction works of two irrigation projects in Kapilvastu Municipality in Kapilvastu district have been started at once.

PAJU, March 29: High-level officials from North and South Korea began talks at a border village Thursday to prepare for an April summit between their leaders amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the standoff over the North’s nuclear program.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Global Adventure & Mountaineering Conference and Expo (GAMCE) 2018, jointly organized by Nepal Tourism Board and House of Rajkarnicar, has been scheduled to be held at Hotel Yak & Yeti in Kathmandu on March 23-25.

KATHMANDU, March 17: The making of ‘Chauka Dau’, an entertainment movie based on comical love story, will start from Baishakh, first month according to Bikram Sambat. The announcement was made at an event organized in Kathmandu on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 6: The historic first sessions of both houses of parliament began Monday by endorsing their respective interim working procedures.

NEW YORK, Feb 28: Aside from the posthumous Oscar for Heath Ledger (“The Dark Knight”) and best-animated film for “The Incredibles,” no superhero film has ever penetrated the top categories of the Academy Awards.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Budget-making process, which has been stalled due to delay in cabinet expansion, will gain pace immediately after the cabinet fixes the number of ministries and appoints ministers, say government officials.

BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 11: Establishment of industries at Special Economic Zone (SEZ) located at Bhairahawa, is finally set to take off this April, following directives of SEZ Authority to register industries within one week of approval for industry, and to begin production within a year.

RASUWA, Feb 4: Construction work for Rasuwagadhi dry port at Timure, Rasuwa, is set to kick off within the next four months. The port will be located about two kilometers south of the Rasuwagadhi border between Nepal and China.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Not a single earthquake victim has been able to benefit from the government's scheme of interest-free housing loan of up to Rs 300,000 due to the government's half-hearted approach to the scheme.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Buddha Air will be expanding its direct flight services in the domestic network. It has already started operating direct flights from Pokhara – Bharatpur – Pokhara, and Pokhara – Bhairahawa – Pokhara since 15 September 2017, and has also been operating direct flights to Biratnagar – Tumlingtar – Biratnagar since 12 June 2011.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Senior orthopedic at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Dr Govinda KC is set to begin his hunger strike from Monday afternoon at 4 pm.

MYAGDI, Jan 8: Photos taken 50 years ago by a United States of America nationalist that give insights into the daily lives and culture of then Myagdi resident will a new addition in the 6th Myagdi Festival to start from January 12 to 21.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: All types of incidents of Violence Against Women (VAW) can be registered online from December 11, 2017.  Secretary at the National Women Commission, Tulsiram Sedhain shared this in the National Women Conference organized in the capital today by the Asmita Women's Publication Group, Action Aid International, Nepal and the National Women Rights Forum.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The Supreme Court (SC) has begun testing the legality of the appointment of 80 High Court judges by the Judicial Council (JC) headed by former Chief Justice Sushila Karki nine and a half months ago.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The silent period for the first phase elections will begin from today midnight in 32 districts.

Zimbabwe ruling party is set to begin impeachment proceeding to begin against President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should acknowledge the nation’s “insatiable desire” for a leadership change and resign immediately, the recently fired vice president and likely successor to the 93-year-old leader said Tuesday, as impeachment proceedings were set to begin against the world’s oldest head of state.

JHAPA, Nov 20: Amid increasing attacks on poll candidates, a joint team of Indian and Nepali security personnel have beefed-up security in the eastern border to avoid any kind of untoward incident in the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections scheduled for December 7.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) terminal expansion work is all set to begin.

Voter education yet to begin in Rasuwa

November 8, 2017 07:48 am

RASUWA, Nov 7: With the first phase of provincial and parliamentary elections just 18 days away, voters' education is yet to be conducted in Rasuwa district raising concerns whether invalid votes this time would be as much as during the recent local elections.

Voter education yet to begin in Rasuwa

November 8, 2017 04:30 am

RASUWA, Nov 8: With the first phase of provincial and parliamentary elections just 18 days away, voters' education is yet to be conducted in Rasuwa district raising concerns whether invalid votes this time would be as much as during the recent local elections.

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 16:  South Korean and U.S. troops began five days of naval drills on Monday after North Korea renewed its threat to fire missiles near the American territory of Guam.

“A woman is like a tea bag, you never know how strong she is until you put her in hot water,” Nancy Reagan has once said. True in the sense that every woman is strong and inspiring and can rise and shine as bright as anyone else.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The Ministry of Livestock Development (MoLD) has directed the livestock industrialists to begin a procedure to get approval for Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) within three months.

Days of hope begin: Speaker Gharti

September 5, 2017 16:02 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Speaker Onsari Gharti has said political stability would be established in the country after holding all elections on schedule.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: A five-star resort, built with an investment of Rs 5 billion, is beginning its operation in Rupandehi district on September 15.

MUMBAI, August 29: The shooting of 'Kedarnath', which features Sushant Singh Rajput and marks the Bollywood debut of Saif Ali Khan's daughter Sara, will begin on September 3 near Dehradun.

KATHMANUD, August 25: Nepal is set to begin the Women's T-20 World Cup Asian region qualifiers taking on host Thailand.

NEW DELHI, August 24: Bilateral talks between Nepal's Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is on a five-day state visit to India, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have begun at Indian PM's office Hyderabad Building this afternoon.

BAGHDAD, August 20:  Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Aabadi says the operation to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, from the Islamic State group has begun.

Let the games begin

August 11, 2017 14:17 pm

Nepal’s first board game

KATHMANDU, August 5: The process to award contracts of 13 road projects financed by Indian Line of Credit (LoC) III will finally be held in Kathmandu.

As many as 52 new members of the US Embassy Youth Council Nepal have started their journey to become the leaders of tomorrow as of Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 10: For the purpose of the provincial elections and federal elections, the Election Commission (EC) has decided to collect the voters' name list from July 16 to 30 in the district election offices across the country.

KATHMANDU, July 10: In view of the upcoming provincial and central parliamentary elections, the Election Commission (EC) is preparing to register voter registration in all 75 district election offices from mid-July.

Monsoon to begin after a week

June 11, 2017 14:24 pm

KATHMANDU, June 11: The monsoon is delayed this year, too. Normally, the monsoon begins from June 10 in our country but it is likely to take one more week to start, according to meteorologist.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Following the government decision to hold second phase of local polls on June 28, the Ministry of Education (MoE) has rescheduled the exams of Grade XI, which was frequently postponed. The exams of Grade XI will be held from June 15 to 24 this year.

KATHMANDU, May 30: After the ruling parties withdrew the impeachment motion filed against Chief Justice Sushila Karki in parliament, Dr Govinda KC, a professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), has rescheduled his hunger strike. Now Dr KC Will go for a fast-unto-death from the coming Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Speaker of Legislature Parliament Onasari Gharti is set to end ongoing house session today.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Vote counting is set to begin soon in Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Pokhara Metropolitan City  and Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU: A total of 14 million plus voters in 34 districts from Province No. 3, 4 and 6 are looking forward to cast their votes on Sunday for the first time in the history to elect their local rulers.

SEOUL, South Korea, May 4: South Koreans began early voting Thursday in the election to replace ousted President Park Geun-hye.

KATHMANDU, April 27: An all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is scheduled to be held at Baluwatar at 3 pm today as part of effort to win the support of as many lawmakers as possible for getting the 11-point constitution amendment bill endorsed by the Legislature-Parliament in revised form.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The Election Commission has decided to begin counting the votes cast in the first phase of the local level elections scheduled for May 14 immediately after the conclusion of the voting process.