Tara Air brings new Twin Otter

July 22, 2018 08:35 am

KATHMANDU, July 22: Tara Air has added new Viking DHC6-400 Twin Otter aircraft to its fleet. The aircraft arrived in Kathmandu on Friday from Seychelles via the Maldives and India.

New directive formulated by the Ministry of Home Affairs mandates central and district level cross-agency committees to keep a close watch on foreign nationals and take them under control if they are found involved in suspicious or illegal activities

SOLUKHUMBU, May 18: In a bid to manage the waste materials dumped by climbers in the Everest region, the government has made it mandatory for each climber to collect and bring back with them at least eight kg of waste to the Everest Base Camp.


May 7, 2018 09:03 am

Everybody wants to live a happy life in this material world. It is obvious that people think they could be happy when they become wealthy. But, wealth can’t buy happiness. Kin Hubbard had once said – It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness since poverty and wealth have both failed. Let’s look into the following story.

ROLPA, May 1: Both the students and teachers have been elated to have a modern school building in their village built at the financial assistance of a Korean foundation.

KATHMANDU, April 13: With the completion of the excavation of 26-km tunnel, the much-awaited supply of drinking water as part of the Melamchi Water Supply Project is a step closer to the residents of Kathmandu Valley.

Ncell brings new data packs

April 12, 2018 07:29 am

KATHMANDU, April 12: Ncell Pvt Ltd Has launched new data packs under its scheme 'Fuel Your Fun' for its customers.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Minister for Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) Giriraj Mani Pokharel on Wednesday unveiled a seven-page roadmap for the education sector.

KATHMANDU, April 6: As part of its efforts to expedite post-earthquake reconstruction, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has decided to bring all central project implementation units formed at various ministries and district coordination committees under its direct supervision.

KATHMANDU, April 2: So far, when you wanted to take a coffee-break, you needed to visit coffee shops and sometimes travel miles searching for a coffee stall. Butnow you do not have to leave the comfort of your place for coffee. Instead, coffee stall visits your place.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Along with the assurance of seat occupancy from local level bodies, domestic airlines companies have started flight operations to several domestic airports that have remained non-operational for many years.

KATHMANDU, Mar 11: After six decades, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has ended political instability to form a government with more than two-third majority.

DHARAN, Mar 5: On the occasion of Holi on Friday, youngsters of Dharan were busy celebrating the festival of colors whereas a group of youth artist from Pokhara and Dharan decide to head toward the historically as well as naturally significant Bijayapur.

GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 23: The Russians finally have a gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics, thanks to a 15-year-old who beat the fellow teen who inspired her to become a figure skater.

SOLUKHUMBU, Feb 15: Snowfall has occurred at upper belt of Solukhumbu. There was a massive snowfall at Khumbu region of the district including Nele, Kangel, Sotang, Kaku and Basa.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has issued new directives related to corporate governance for listed companies that require them, among others, to have two different individuals for the posts of chairperson and chief executive officer (CEO).

Whadda Fish Designs is an illustration-based company of two friends, Elsa Thapa and Kishor Maharjan. Elsa was interested in designs since her childhood, so she started her career in t-shirt designing since 2014. But it was only in February, 2016 that she created a Facebook account to post her designs as a personal project.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Jagdamba Motors, the sole authorized distributors of TVS scooters and motorcycles in Nepal, has announced Valentine's Day promotional campaign for its customers. According to a statement issued on Wednesday, the campaign has been started with the theme 'Celebrate Valentine's Day in Style'.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Jagdamba Motors, the sole authorized distributors of TVS scooters and motorcycles in Nepal, has announced Valentine's Day promotional campaign for its customers.

ClassicTech brings 'Sittaima' offer

February 1, 2018 08:15 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: ClassicTech -- an Internet service provider -- has brought a new Internet offer 'Sittaima' for its customers. Under this 'Sittaima' scheme, the company free installation of Wi-Fi router and fiber cable, according to a statement issued on Wednesday.

DHANKUTA, Jan 29: Opening of the Tamor Corridor Track remaining as the shortest route to link hills and Tarai has brought cheers among the locals.

Westerly wind brings snow in Nepal

January 24, 2018 10:08 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Unexpected snowfall in mountainous regions of the country is due to westerly wind that entered Nepal yesterday. Across the country, there has been snowfall in mountainous regions of Manag, Mustang, Jumla and Humla, Dolakha. Parts of the southern plains saw hailstorms after rainfall. Kathmandu valley also is experiencing rainfall since early morning.

LOS ANGELES, Jan 1: The arrival of the new year in California brought with it broad legalization of marijuana, a much-anticipated change that comes two decades after the state was the first to allow pot for medical use.

CHICAGO, Dec 26: The good news for many in the Northeast and Midwest was that it has been a white Christmas. The bad news was that a blizzard swept into parts of New England and bitter cold enveloped much of the Midwest.

LOS ANGELES, Dec 7: It wasn’t Angelina Jolie or Jennifer Lawrence who got the most rousing applause at the Hollywood Reporter’s annual Women in Entertainment breakfast on Wednesday. It was a college freshman named Carla Arellano.

Simple ayurvedic remedies can be very effective in preventing various winter ailments. These remedies can be easily prepared at home and, the good thing is, they have no side effects. Most of us, during winter, live with uncomfortable dry skin or nasty cold that sometimes become very difficult to cure. But did you know that ayurveda can not only treat the external symptoms of such ailments but also cure the underlying causes as well?

Election brings voters back to their home

November 25, 2017 01:24 am

DHADING/PARBAT, Nov 24: In order to exercise their voting right in the much-awaited parliamentary and provincial elections, many migrant workers and youths have returned to their hometowns.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The government has started connecting business firms and enterprises with computer billing software system into its central monitoring system, bringing all selling records of the firms into government’s surveillance system.

ITAHARI, Oct 11: Narayan Mahat, 59, wakes up at 3 am every morning. Gets ready in half an hour, packs up the vegetable stock readied before sleeping and rushes to the market to sell it off. He has been doing this for years.

LAHAN, Oct 8:  Aspirants for membership of parliament and the provincial assembly in Province 2 are excited over the decision of the two major  Madhes-based political parties to forge an electoral alliance for the upcoming polls.

POKHARA, Oct 7: Paragliding companies in Pokhara will not be allowed to operate before 10 am and after 3:30 pm now onwards.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Jagadamba Steels has started manufacturing Rhino Steel Rebars for Nepali market. Issuing a statement on Sunday, the company said that it has initiated Technical Meet at various locations to give technical information about the product.

SAN JUAN, September 7: Hurricane Irma has killed at least 10 people as the dangerous Category 5 storm continued its destructive march across the Caribbean early Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The government has signed an agreement with a Chinese investment company to bring foreign direct investment worth US$ 251 million in a cement factory.

KATHMANDU (REPU-BLICA): KNP Japan, the associate company of Kansai Nerolac Paints India and Kansai Paints Japan, has introduced a festive offer 'Colorful Sapana' effective from September 1 until November 1, 2017.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Ncell Pvt Ltd has introduced 'Double Saapati' scheme to celebrate 5th anniversary of the Saapati service.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh has said the party was restricted to the second position in the local-level elections as it failed to function as per the party statute and effectively as well.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) in association with Terraztra Space Exploration has come up with a new project titled Project Terranaut, a global outreach initiative providing an opportunity to 14 people to train like a Yuri Gagarin in Russia.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Ncell Private Limited has launched the ‘Magic Voice’ service which allows customers to change their voice or background sounds while speaking to their friends or family members over the mobile phone.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Shangri-la Development Bank is launching two new saving accounts --   Shangri-la Premium Saving Account and Social Security Saving Account -- on Sunday.

POKHARA, May 12: The local election has been no less than a festival in Kaski district with the locals returning back to their villages to cast votes.

KATHMANDU, May 2:The influence of the Westerly wind spurred cloudy conditions and brought precipitation across the country on Monday.

ILAM, May 2: Last year small scale tea farmers as well as big tea production companies were anxious over the lower tea production in Ilam and other surrounding districts famous for tea production. Thanks to favorable climate and rain on time, they are all smiles now.

Ncell brings ‘Saapati offer’

May 1, 2017 09:57 am

KATHMANDU, May 1: Ncell has said that its prepaid customers can now enjoy credit facility without paying any service charges.

Power supply brings cheers to locals

April 26, 2017 11:13 am

Rampur (Palpa), April 26: There has been no bound of happiness among the local people following supply of electricity to all settlements of Rampur municipality wards 4,5 and 7 after a hiatus of 17 years.

Ncell brings new data packs

April 22, 2017 11:16 am

KATHMANDU, April 22: Mobile network service provider Ncell has announced new data packs under its ‘Internet for All’ campaign.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Everest Panorama Resort, Daman, has announced the launch of ‘AaHaa Daman’ package for domestic tourists on the occasion of New Year 2074 BS.

MAHOTTARI, April 14: On Friday, 53 members of the backward Musahar community of Bardibas-1 in Mahottari district received new houses on the occasion of Nepali New Year. Prior to this, the Musahars here were forced to live in temporary shelters following the devastating earthquakes of 2015.

Ncell brings roaming offer

April 13, 2017 09:00 am

KATHMANDU, April 13 : GSM operator Ncell, on the occasion of New Year 2074 BS, has launched roaming schemes for its customers.

ClassicTech brings New Year Offer

April 11, 2017 11:39 am

KATHMANDU, April 11: ClassicTech has brought ‘Double Internet Offer’ on the occasion of New Year 2074.