Oprah Winfrey and the Smithsonian Channel are partnering to highlight racial disparities in the health care system through a new campaign and documentary.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Election Commission (EC) has fixed the ceiling for an election campaign expenses by a candidate for the upcoming local elections at a maximum of Rs 750,000.

KATHMANDU, August 8: Nepal has been administering COVID-19 vaccines to more than 150,000 people a day on average over the past few days.

WASHINGTON, Oct 11: U.S. President Donald Trump appeared back to his old self on Saturday as he addressed supporters at the White House in his first public event since being diagnosed with COVID-19 and his doctor said he was no longer a transmission risk.

WASHINGTON, Oct 8: U.S. President Donald Trump declared that catching the coronavirus was a “blessing from God” that exposed him to experimental treatments he vowed would become free for all Americans, in a video address released on Wednesday.

Burger King is breaking the mold in its new advertising campaign. The burger chain is portraying its Whopper covered in mold in print and TV ads running in Europe and the U.S. The message: Burger King is removing artificial preservatives from its signature burger.

American comedian Ellen DeGeneres has launched a 'GoFundMe' to help the people and animals devastated by the Australian bush fires.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Expressing concern over shrinking public space due to growing encroachment of public lands in Kathmandu, thousands of people in Kathmandu launched a demonstration at Khulla Manch at the heart of the capital to join the 'Occupy Tundikhel' campaign which started on Saturday.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Aug 20: The provincial government of Karnali has launched a campaign to replace tuins (makeshift cable crossings) with suspension bridges in the province.

Anushka Sharma has always been the strongest advocate of animal rights and today she started a campaign demanding amendment of the Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960.

PALPA, August 2: The District Police Office (DPO) Palpa has launched a campaign against the consumption of wild mushrooms. The campaign that aims to make people aware of poisonous wild mushrooms follows the cases of frequent deaths from the consumption of poisonous mushroom harvested from forests.

Together against trafficking

July 30, 2019 00:30 am

We must hold the governments of IOM’s member states accountable when they fail to protect the traffickers’ victims

The soul of a wanderer

July 26, 2019 08:46 am

Sushovan Aryal has been involved in the tourism industry for a good number of years now. As a travel guide and avid trekker, he leads groups of travelers and trekkers all over Nepal. Today he is more involved in the internal affairs of tour operations and travels less frequently than he used to. But that doesn’t change the fact that traveling is what makes him happy and what he is passionate about.

OKHALDHUNGA, July 26: Manebhanjyang Rural Municipality in Okhaldhunga has started a campaign to control sandfly, a vector causing Kala-azar. The campaign started in ward 2 Baksa of the rural municipality.

ORLANDO, June 19: President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four years ago and who is now a victim of an attempted ouster by Democrats.

DHARAN, June 6: Authorities have intensified their campaign against dengue fever in Dharan submetropolis from Wednesday. Special technical teams have been deployed to destroy mosquito eggs and larvae.

KATHMANDU, June 1: A meeting with the aim to further strengthen the world-wide 'education for all' drive has begun here on Saturday.

BAITADI, May 21: All six local governments in Baitadi are determined to come up with strategic plans aimed at ending child marriage in the district.

Kathmandu, May 17: A global campaign 'Experience Nepal' has kicked off in an effort to attract tourists to Nepal from different parts of the world. Nepal Tourism Board in cahoots with Himalayan Bank and American Express has put in place the campaign in view of the Nepal Tourism Year-2020.

KOPPAL/SHIKRAWA, May 17: Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of India’s capital, New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open.

BAITADI, May 13: In a bid to curb child marriage, Purchaudi Municipality of Baitadi has started a campaign to keep green flags at the homes of all girls who are below 20 years in the local unit.

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JUMLA, May 3: Durga Bahadur Khatri is a renowned shaman in Chandannath Municipality of Jumla.

KATHMANDU, April 30: A campaign titled “Say No to All Male Panel” was launched in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

With a crowded field of 17 presidential candidates, candidates raised big numbers for the first quarter of 2019.

KATHMANDU, April 20: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has urged all civil servants to join the campaign to fully implement federalism and make ‘Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali’ a success.

BHAKTAPUR, April 16: Nationwide school enrolment campaign has kicked off since Monday with the slogan 'Our town our village, bring all children to school'.

KATHMANDU, April 13: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has directed all local levels for making the school enrollment campaign commencing from Monday successful.

KATHMANDU, April 9: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is all set to launch student enrollment campaign within its territory from coming April 15.

DAMAULI, March 12: Gandaki State Government chief minister Prithvi Subba Gurung has said the campaign of 'Happy Nepali, Prosperous Nepal' would be successful with the collaboration among the governments at all the three levels.

Sahi Ho! campaign completes a year

March 10, 2019 04:00 am

KATHMANDU, March 10: Equal Access International (EAI) completed one year of the Sahi Ho! campaign, a campaign funded by UN Women Nepal designed to strengthen and promote the leadership and participation of women in the economic sector.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Gangamaya Adhikari on Wednesday met UN Resident Coordinator Valerie Julliand at UN House Pulchowk, Lalitpur as part of her campaign to internationalize her forlorn fight for justice.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9 : The Kathmandu Metropolis has come up with a weeklong campaign aims to encourage pedestrians to use overhead bridge while crossing the roads.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Aware Youth Campaign Nepal has announced to observe the sixth Dhakatopi Day with various programs.

Virtue of volunteerism

December 9, 2018 01:00 am

Every year, all over the world, the first week of December marks a lot of events. To start with, the 16 days campaign against gender based violence reaches its peak and culminates into the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on December 10. The

WASHINGTON DC, Dec 4: Donald Trump campaigned with a promise to put ‘America first’ and to stay out of foreign conflicts. As president, Trump has followed the same interventionist policies that failed his predecessors, says former Congressman Ron Paul.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has instructed all its subordinate offices and units to stand against gender-based violence (GBV) as the government plans to launch a two-week campaign against GBV from November 25 to December 10.

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 22: A month-long 'Clean, Healthy and Safe Bhaktapur Campaign' has begun here from today.

SC launches judgment execution campaign

November 19, 2018 10:07 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The Supreme Court has declared this year as judgment execution year, launching a campaign for the implementation of court judgments.

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 15: The locals of Nagarkot have initiated “Save Nagarkot Campaign” to protest against the local government's decision to impose dual taxes on tourists visiting a single destination.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: In order to make the Tihar festival peaceful and safe, police have launched a campaign to control the smuggling and sales of firecrackers and intensified security checks on roads so as to minimize road accidents.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Nepal Police on Sunday launched a Community-Police Partnership campaign emphasizing the need for bolstering a partnership between the local levels and the police in order to create a peaceful and secure society.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: ‘Teach For Nepal,’ a campaign launched in 2013 to address the inequality in education in Nepal, is all set to host a global conference from Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has insisted on the need of a campaign against social evils like drugs abuse, alcoholism and violence against girls and women.

ILAM, Oct 8: As many as 3,553 people of the district were informed of the violence against women and children and its consequences in a month long campaign against rape and sexual violence.

Campaign to control stray dogs

September 20, 2018 05:00 am

TEHRATHUM, Sept 20: Due to a steep rise in the number of stray dogs in district headquarters of Tehrathum, Myanglung Municipality on Wednesday initiated a campaign to provide free rabies vaccination and spaying of stray dogs.

LAHAN, Aug 4: Speakers at a programme here have underscored the need of launching special campaign to end dowry which has afflicted the Tarai/Madhes people, especially the women.

Qatar's World Cup team used a secret "black operations" propaganda campaign to undermine rival bids in violation of FIFA rules, a British Sunday broadsheet has reported.

RUPANDEHI, July 26: Lions Club of Butwal has launched a campaign to examine eyes of children of Butwal Sub Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) on Sunday started a campaign to make jaywalkers aware about traffic rules. The campaign was started after the MTPD realized an increase in accidents at an alarming rate caused by jaywalkers.