SOLUKHUMBU, May 5: Despite access to road connectivity and formation of local governments, the people in Solukhumbu district still struggle for an efficient postmortem service.

Untold story of US-Bangla crash

February 21, 2019 01:00 am

The official report on US-Bangla plane crash does not mention why the first officer did not challenge the captain even when she knew errors at 11500 feet could cost her own life

K-Town enrolling to #10yearschallenge

January 16, 2019 19:52 pm

Several Hollywood celebrities have been lured to #10yearschallenge and in past few days, its hype has hit the K-Town industry as well.

'Fake news a big challenge for media'

December 3, 2018 07:45 am

KATHMANDU, Dec3: Media entrepreneurs as well as media persons have said that fake news has been a major challenge seen in the media sector in recent years.

SURKHET, Nov 26: The average daily demand for drinking water in Birendranagar, the capital of Karnali Province, is 15.4 million liters. However, the authorities have been unable to meet the demand, thanks to the growing population.

BANKE, Oct 18: The number of tigers jumped up in the Banke national park.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Revive’s presentation on recycling, upcycling, or reusing used clothes into reusable products won the title of the third National Business Challenge 2018, in an event organized by Yunus Social Business Center Nepal. The winning company’s founders Pushpa Sthapit, and Rajan Chakradhar also took away the winning prize of Rs 100,000.

Arrears foments financial indiscipline

August 15, 2018 19:54 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Growing arrears has been taken as one of the challenges before financial discipline in the country.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Kathmandu Kora Cycling Challenge is being organized in the Kathmandu Valley on Saturday.

BEIJING, June 27: On Chinese state television broadcasts, President Xi Jinping is often shown clad in battle fatigues inspecting troops, praising their service, and hailing the People’s Liberation Army as key to the country’s rising global power.

DHARAN, June 21: Dharan Sub-metropolitan City of Sunsari district could not meet its revenue mobilization target of the current fiscal year. As the new fiscal year approaches, the metropolis faces immense pressure to enhance its revenue mobilization.

MYAGDI, June 3: Soniya Budha of Darwang in Malika Rural municipality-6 of Myagdi district had to go through a lot of difficulties in lack of citizenship certificate. She was brought up by her mother alone since her father went out of contact.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Solo Travel Nepal has launched the ‘Fourth Solo Woman Travel Challenge’ this year as Swo-Yatra 2018.

CHITWAN, May 14: Amid high flow of VIP and VVIPs, lack of security measures at Bharatpur Airport has been a matter of concern for its administration. According to the airport manager Pawan Kumar Gautam, the airport has not been facing difficulties in controling crowd during visit of such dignitaries.

Liverpool want to sign Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak but will have to fork out €100million to meet his buyout clause, according to reports.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Nepal Liquors Ltd has launched Royal Challenge Whisky in the Nepali market. Issuing a statement on Monday, the company said that the whisky costs Rs 1,360 for 750 ml, Rs 680 for 375 ml and Rs 340 for 180 ml packs.

KATHMANDU, Mar 20: If you love mo:mos and think you can beat as you eat a mo:mo challenge might just be right for you. Wicked Spoon Fork and Rockin are collaborating to hold ‘Wicked Mo:MO challenge’ on March 24, 2018.

JUMLA, March 14: Hira Adhikari, 27, died in a road accident along the Karnali Highway this past week. A resident of Guthichaur Rural Municipality, he was hit by a tractor. Eyewitness claim that she was only wounded when the tractor hit her initially, but then the tracker reversed and crushed her to death.

NEPALGUNJ, March 5: It became a real challenge for the consumers of Usha Greenery Community Forest (UGCF) to retrieve 49.44 cubic feet long Sal logs from smugglers who were preparing to load the timber in their tractor at around 10 pm on Friday.

POKHARA, Mar 4:  A few days ago, Province 4 speaker Netra Nath Adhikari informed during a formal program in Parbat that the next provincial assembly meeting would be focused on picking the name of the province and fixing its capital.

NEPALGUNJ, Mar 4:  It became a real challenge for the consumers of Usha Greenery Community Forest (UGCF) to retrieve 49.44 cubic feet long Sal logs from smugglers who were preparing to load the timber in their tractor at around 10 pm on Friday.

The reading challenge

February 23, 2018 12:51 pm

Kaagmandu is a Facebook page and an online magazine that promotes progressive, educative, and evocative posts. Their mission is to create an informed society that questions prevalent prejudices and concrete norms.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: With preparations underway to elect parliamentary party (PP) leader following the parliamentary polls, leaders belonging to rival factions within the Nepali Congress (NC) have decided to challenge party President Sher Bahadur Deuba's bid to get elected as PP leader for the second time.

NEPALGUNJ, Feb 2: A video camera installed for tiger census at Banke National Park recently captured a poacher roaming around with a gun on his back. Fifty such cameras were installed at different locations of the park about a month ago to count the number of tigers.

JANAKPUR, Jan 17: Very few cases of rape and sexual abuses reach to the court in Madhes. Most vulnerable to such abuses are victims from the poor financial background.

TEHRAN, Dec 31: A wave of spontaneous protests over Iran’s weak economy swept into Tehran on Saturday, with college students and others chanting against the government just hours after hard-liners held their own rally in support of the Islamic Republic’s clerical establishment.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: As formal and informal negotiations continue between the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) for party unification and formation of the new government, management of second-rung leaders of both the parties has emerged as a major challenge.

Khukuri challenge cup cricket in January

December 24, 2017 15:09 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The Khukuri Challenge Cup Twenty-20 Cricket tournament is to be held from coming January 24 to February 22.

MAJOR CHALLENGE TO SAFE LABOR MIGRATION

December 21, 2017 07:46 am

The news these days always has cases or incidents of death, migrant workers’ plight, and of their family members being left in the lurch. Despite of the repeated occurrence of these incidents, the number of aspiring migrant workers is increasing every year.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Experts and senior government officials have said that fiscal federalism is going to become the biggest challenge in the coming days as the transition to the new system will come at a massive cost.

NEW DELHI, Dec 11:  India’s main opposition Congress party on Monday elevated Rahul Gandhi, the scion of the country’s most fabled political dynasty, as its president, preparing to challenge the dominance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of national polls in 2019.

DANG, Dec 3: After the district leadership of the CPN (Maoist Center) fielded rebel candidates against the left alliance candidates, the alliance is facing a tough challenge in the communist stronghold Salyan in the upcoming election.

ROLPA, Nov 30: Even though the first phase elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly were over, the concerned body is facing a security challenge for safe-keeping of the ballot boxes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Taking on the bigwigs of major political parties, three youth candidates of Bibeksheel Sajha Party (BSP) are posing a serious challenge in various constituencies in the capital city.  With the polls just a week away, these youths in their 20s are widely seen as strong competition for the two-time lawmakers of Nepali Congress (NC), CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Center).

JUMLA, Nov 29:  Even though the Ministry of Home Affairs had marked Jumla as a highly sensitive area in terms of security for the parliamentary and provincial polls, Sunday's election in the district was largely peaceful and systematic. However, the safety of ballot boxes for the next ten days has become a new challenge for authorities of the district.

16th White Water Challenge from tomorrow

November 20, 2017 15:31 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The 16th Himalayan White Water Challenge (HWCC), a rafting festival, is kicking off in the Trishuli River from tomorrow.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has said that the security challenge witness as political parties and candidates are busy with peaceful election campaign has drawn the serious attention of all.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Miss Nepal Nikita Chandak has won ‘Head-to-Head Challenge’ of ongoing Miss World in Sanya, China.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 9: Due to its rich industrial legacy, Morang district has always been considered as an important strategic place by political parties. This is why the country's major parties are leaving no stone unturned to grab victories in the district these upcoming elections.

ITAHARI, Nov 7: Nepali Congress leader Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar, who has been elected as member of parliament (MP) for five times, is contesting the upcoming elections from Sunsari-3. CPN-UML's Bhagbati Chaudhary, who was narrowly defeated by Gachchhadar in the second Constituent Assembly elections in 2013, is challenging the veteran NC leader's regime as a common candidate of the left alliance.

BIRGUNJ, Nov 6: Leaders and cadres who were not officially selected as poll candidates have become threats to the political parties in Parsa district. It has become a thorny issue for the parties after several disgruntled members joined their rival parties while some have rebelled against the parties to file independent candidacy.

ROLPA, Nov 3: The CPN (Maoist Center) still has a strong hold in Rolpa district, the place of origin of the decade-long armed Maoist conflict. Of late, however, other parties have entered the district and created their own influence base, paving the way for an interesting electoral contest which would otherwise have been one-sided.

Swinging dumbbells and chewing gum, several elderly Japanese gathered at a shrine in downtown Tokyo on Monday in sweltering temperatures, belying their age and importance in one of the world’s most rapidly aging societies.

MUMBAI, August 23: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone says most people are unaware about indoor air pollution and the toll it can take on health.

KoKo Bop challenge Trending

August 22, 2017 11:10 am

The ‘KoKo Bop Challenge’ is a new hot worldwide trend right now. Just like the ‘Harlem Shake Challenge’, the ‘KoKo Bop Challenge’ is taking over youngsters like a storm.

SEOUL, August 11: With North Korea threatening to send a salvo of ballistic missiles close to a U.S. military hub in the Pacific, pressure could grow for Washington to put its multibillion-dollar missile defense system into use and shoot them out of the air before they can pose a real threat.

Advocacy challenge fund Launched

July 28, 2017 15:35 pm

Inclusive Growth Program-UNNATI’s Advocacy Challenge Fund has come into operation with the signing of contracts with 30 implementing partners.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Amid public perception that the Koirala family carries the legacy of the country's oldest party which is currently mired in internal rivalry, three senior leaders of the Koirala family currently active in Nepali Congress (NC) met on Wednesday to forge their future strategy within the party.

Kathmandu KORA turned up the fun and adventure when around 2,000 riders made their lively participation in the cycling challenge on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 16: As the counting of votes for Sunday's first phase local elections  begins at various local units, this task  has turned out to  be painstakingly slow, indicating that it may take weeks  if  the authorities don't find a way to speed  up the process.