The ceremony for the French version of the Oscars took place in Paris on Friday amid protests by women’s rights activists as director Roman Polanski was awarded, in his absence, the best director award for his latest film.

Polterabend ceremony of Germany

February 5, 2020 13:58 pm

One of the most intriguing wedding traditions around the world is the Polteraband ceremony in Germany.

Who will be celebrating Oscar morning? Brad Pitt for sure. Jennifer Lopez almost certainly. And very possibly the Obamas, too.

“There’s nothing I believe more than this, that laughter adds time to one’s life,” Norman Lear told an audience gathered to honor him and other four other television comedy greats.

With a tagline of ‘A world of happiness’, Eyeplex Mall with multiplex has started its operation since September 19. The mall is located at Baneshwor where a grand opening ceremony and Dashian fest is being organized on September 20.

Surya Corporation Limited announced that the second edition of ‘Surya International Award’will be held in November in Tokyo.

British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding has married art dealer Caspar Jopling in a lavish ceremony with pals Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom and Sienna Miller in attendance.

ISLAMABAD, Aug 2: Three former Indian cricketers – Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, and Navjot Singh Sindhu – have reportedly been invited to former Pakistan cricket team skipper-turned-politician Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony as Pakistan’s Prime Minister. It is also learned that Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is also invited for the same.

Liberty’s Graduation Ceremony 2018

August 2, 2018 10:18 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Liberty College organized ‘BBA Graduation Ceremony 2018’ on Tuesday at Hotel Radisson.

RUSSIA, June 14: UK singer Robbie Williams, Russian operatic soprano Aida Garifullina and two-time FIFA World Cup champion Ronaldo will take part in the opening ceremony of the upcoming World Cup in Russia, FIFA said.

MAHOTTARI, May 8: Province 2 Minister for Internal Affairs and Law, Gyanendra Kumar Yadav, directed head of all local levels to be present in welcoming Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to visit Janakpurdham on May 11 during his Nepal visit.

BHAKTAPUR, April 14: On the occasion of Bisket Jatra, a 55-foot-tall lingo (pole) was erected at Lyosingkhel, Bhaktpur on Friday. This ceremony is considered as the main attraction of eight nights and nine days long Bisket Jatra of Bhaktpur. Thousands of Jatra lovers from neighboring districts Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Kavrepalanchowk visit Bhaktpur to see this special ceremony.

Photo feature: Oath-taking ceremony

March 5, 2018 13:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 5: Swearing-in ceremony of the members of National Assembly and Lawmakers of the House of Representatives at the Parliament building in New Baneshwar, Kathmandu on Sunday.

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 8:  It was a historic moment, and it happened even before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics had officially begun.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The newly elected member of the Provincial Assembly of Province 4, Rajiv Gurung alias Deepak Manange has missed swearing-in ceremony held on Sunday at Pardi, Pokhara.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Amid confusion regarding the language to administer oath of the office and secrecy to elected members of Provincial Assembly in Province 2, four languages were used. The languages were Nepali, Bhojpuri, Maithili and Hindi. The oath was administered by provincial governor Ratneshwor Lal Kayastha at Janakpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry Hall.  Administration of oaths have been completed in Province 1, 2 and 3. See the Oath here.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari will administer oath of the seven provincial chiefs appointed by the government at 4 PM today, the Office of the President said.  The provincial chiefs then administer the oath of office to provincial assembly members in respective provinces.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), Thailand has bade final farewell to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej organizing a special ceremony at Wat Sraket (The Royal Monastery) as a part of the funeral program of the late king on Thursday. The five-day funeral program concluded on Sunday midnight.

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 3: Proceeds Rs 1.8 million has been collected from the Srimad Bhagawat Gyan Mahayagya religious ceremony held at the Jalapadevi temple premises in Nagarkot, Changunarayan Municipality.

Group tika ceremony held in monastery

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NUWAKOT, Oct 2: Around 400 people from the Tamang community gathered in the Ghyangfedi-based Tachhi Chhoiling Buddhist Monastery at Dupcheshwor Rural Municipality-1 to celebrate the Dashain tika en-masse.

KATHMANDU: Presidential Business School organized the Presidential Business School Graduation Ceremony 2017 on Wednesday at Hyatt Regency, Boudha.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Nepal's ambassador to India Deep Kumar Upadhyay on Monday addressed the second convocation ceremony of the South Asian University (SAU) held in New Delhi.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 23: Five years after the completion of the last edition of National Games, Shahid Stadium of Biratnagar is all set to raise the curtain on the Seventh National Games to be held in various cities of the Eastern Region. President Bidya Bhandari is scheduled to inaugurate the eight-day sporting event on Thursday.

Cake mixing ceremony at Yak and Yeti

December 16, 2016 01:05 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: A cake mixing ceremony was organized recently at Hotel Yak and Yeti to mark the spirit of the upcoming festive season.

A Russian couple who got married recently, invited a very unusual guest to act as the priest and ring-bearer at their wedding — a giant, furry bear.

American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature last month, has decided not to attend the award ceremony in Stockholm, the Swedish Academy said on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Hotel Annapurna organized cake mixing ceremony amid a function on Sunday. Issuing a statement, the hotel said the event marked the upcoming Christmas celebrations.

STOCKHOLM, Oct 30: The Swedish Academy said on Saturday that Bob Dylan is not obliged to attend the Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm, but is required to hold some sort of lecture or even sing a song.

American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature earlier this month, has now told the Swedish Academy that he will accept the prize.

MAHENDRANAGAR (Dhanusha), Oct 18: For the upcoming state visit by Indian President, Pranab Mukherjee, a grand reception is being planned in Janakpur.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today attended a special ceremony held to mark the first anniversary of the promulgation of Constitution of Nepal.

NEW YORK, Sept 11: Ground zero has become a rebuilt World Trade Center, a place forever marked but greatly changed since Sept. 11, 2001. The nation around it is different, too.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: A flag hosting ceremony was held at the Embassy of Pakistan here today to mark the 70th Independence Day of Pakistan.

SAO PAULO : Brazilian football legend Pele married for the third time at a small ceremony in Sao Paulo on Saturday evening.

Kathmandu, June 12: The Naya Shakti Nepal, a new political force led by Dr Baburam Bhattarai after his voluntary isolation from the then UCPN (Maoist) is holding a programme at the local Dashrath Stadium to formally announce establishment of a political party.  Top political leaders including Prime Minister and CPN (UML) Chair KP Sharma Oli, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba and CPN ( Maoist Center) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal and the Legislature-Parliament members have been invited to the inaugural session of the programme, Ram Chandra Jha, a leader representing the Madhes, said