The Eurovision song contest, one of the world’s largest television events, will not take place this year due to the global coronavirus outbreak, organizers said on Wednesday.

Hospitality Nepal Contest begins

December 22, 2019 18:02 pm

The fourth edition of Hospitality Nepal Contest began here on Saturday. The contest is organized by the AP Entertainment.

Korean food cooking contest held

June 1, 2019 09:43 am

KATHMANDU, June 1: A confident Gyanendra KC, chef and owner of a Korean eatery at Thamel, jokingly gave himself a 10/10 for his efforts in a casual conversation with the event emcee, before officially being pronounced the winner of the “1st Korean Food Cooking Contest in Nepal” held Friday at Hotel Himalaya, Lalitpur.

About 3,200 dogs, ranging from wee Malteses to strapping mastiffs, are entered to compete at next month’s show, which includes agility and obedience competitions along with the breed judging that leads to the signature Best in Show trophy. It will be awarded Feb. 12 at Madison Square Garden and live on FS1.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Nepal is taking part in the International Robot Competition to be held in Vietnam.  A team of students of the Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk are preparing to give their best in the Robot Contest scheduled for coming August in Ninh Binh province of Vietnam.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Photojournalist duo Dipendra Rokka and Pratik Rayamajhi of Nepal Republic Media, has bagged Nepal Photo Contest-2018 award.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Photo Journalist (PJ) Club has announced its 5th edition of IME- Global IME Bank Photo Contest and Exhibition 2018. The competition was announced amid a function organized in the capital on Wednesday.

LISBON, May 13: Israel’s Netta Barzilai won the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon on Saturday, bringing Israel its fourth victory in the glitzy pageant, watched by over 200 million people around the world, and the right to host the event next year.

DHARAN, April 5: Winners of beauty pageant ‘Mrs State’ have been felicitated with cash prize in Dharan on Saturday. With an aim to empower women, the pageant was organized on March 10 at Dharan Sabha Griha. Women Birth Group, the organizing team, handed out the prizes to the winners amid a special event held at local Hariyali Ban Samuha's hall.

KATHMANDU, April 2: The contestants of the Beautician Talent Nepal 2018 flaunted their talents at an event in Kathmandu held on Saturday. The contest was jointly organized by Bilakshyan Creation and Roj Skul.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Prasanna Bajracharya's photo has bagged the #PhotoNepal (Winter) Theme contest. Bajracharya's photo won the title ahead of 509 photos submitted by 230 photographers from across the country in the contest organized by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) in association with Photo Journalists (PJ) Club.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Photojournalist Prasanna Bajracharya has won Photo Nepal, a photography contest with 'winter' theme, leaving behind 509 photos submitted by 230 photographers from across the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The final match between Canada and Nepal under the ICC World Cricket League Division Two on Wednesday will be a must-win game for Nepal to qualify to the ICC World Cup 2019 Qualifiers being held in Zimbabwe.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Menuka Chapagain of Morang has bagged the first prize in the Worldwide Nepali Poetry Video Contest 2017 held by Chhanda Alankar, an association of Nepali litterateurs.

DHANKUTA, Nov 17: A neck and neck contest between the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and the left alliance is set to dominate the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections in Dhankuta.

Keen contest anticipated in Okhaldhunga

November 14, 2017 04:00 am

KHOTANG, Nov 14: Nine major and minor political parties have fielded their candidates for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections in Okhaldhunga district, indicating that the poll battles will be fierce.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal has finalized candidacy of member of presidium of the party.

JAJARKOT, Oct 27: In a much-anticipated election battle, former home minister Shakti Bahadur Basnet of the CPN (Maoist Center) is pitted against another well-known political leader, Rajeev Bikram Shah of the Nepali Congress (NC) in Jajarkot district.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has finalized its candidates contesting the first phase of the House of Representatives elections on November 26 from five places. The RPP candidates would be vying in the election on behalf the Democratic Alliance.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Naya Shakti Party Nepal (NSP-N) has said that it will contest the upcoming parliamentary and province elections under its own election symbol.

NAWALPARASI, Oct 10: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has been recommended as a candidate for the first-past-the-post elections of upcoming House of Representatives from eastern part of Nawalparasi district.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Coordinator of Bibeksheel Sajha Party Rabindra Mishra will contest from Kathmandu-1 in upcoming election of federal parliament.

LAHAN (Siraha), Oct 8: The CPN-UML has unanimously recommended party Chairman KP Sharma Oli to contest the House of Representatives elections from Siraha constituency-1.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Nepali envoy to India Deep Kumar Upadhyaya has submitted his resignation to Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara on Friday.

NAWALPARASI, Oct. 4: Nepali Congress General Secretary Dr Shashanka Koirala has said that the unification bid of the leftist parties would not affect the Nepali Congress.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Five leaders of Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Nepal have quit the party and have formed Independent Political Group (IPG) to contest in upcoming House of Representatives, the State Assemblies and the National Assembly.

CHITWAN, Sept 26: CPN-Maoist Centre chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has stated that he may not consider entering political alliance to emerge a winner in the upcoming election from constituency no 3 in Chitwan district.

Member of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee and Nepali Congress Central Committee member Dhan Raj Gurung is a strong voice against corruption. But lawmakers from his own party are looking to amend electoral laws to allow even corruption-convicts to contest elections. What does Gurung make of this? Here are excerpts of his interview with Mahabir Paudyal.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) will participate in the upcoming elections while continuing their struggle for constitutional amendment. RJPN leaders said this after the bill to revise constitutional provisions on citizenship, language, representation in the upper house and federal boundaries failed to canvass the required two-third majority in  parliament on Monday.

KATHMANDU, August 3: Lawmakers have suggested incorporating a provision in the proposed Bill related to the elections to the House of Representatives that allows only women into competition under the first-past-the-post electoral system.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has decided to kick off its election campaign in Province 2 without making any formal announcement about participating in the local polls.

TEHRATHUM, June 22:  Though the electoral law requires parties to field women candidates accounting for 40 percent of their total candidates, there is not even a single woman among the candidates they have fielded in 43 wards of Tehrathum district.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Ncell, a GSM operator, has announced the launch of 'Yonder Karaoke Contest', offering a platform for music lovers to make their singing talents visible and win Samsung J7 Prime every week for up to four weeks.

KHOTANG, June 7: Over a dozen school teachers have quit their profession in Khotang to contest the upcoming local polls slated for June 28.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Chairman Upendra Yadav said that his party would participate in the second phase of local elections. Yadav’s response came shortly after Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), another Madhes-based party, announced to boycott the polls.

HETAUDA, May 24: A tough competition is seen among mayoral candidates from CPN-UML and Nepali Congress in Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan City as vote count comes almost to an end.

KATHMANDU, May 1: The agitating Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) has decided to field candidates for the upcoming local elections scheduled for May 14.

KHOTANG, April 26: Twelve teachers in Khotang have resigned from their jobs to contest in the upcoming local elections.

KHOTANG, April 26: Teachers affiliated with different political parties have started tendering their resignations in a bid to open legal way for contesting the local polls slated for May 14.

SOLUKHUMBU, April 24: A 72-year-old Nepali has relinquished his US Green Card to fight the upcoming local elections.

KALIKOT/ SINDHUPALCHOWK, April 10: Many teachers across the country have shown a keen interest to file their candidacies for various posts in the upcoming local level elections slated for May 14.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Renu Dahal, politburo member of CPN-Maoist Centre and daughter of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has said that she would register her candidacy for the post of the Mayor from the Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Political parties that do not have representation in parliament and independent candidates will have to contest the upcoming local-level elections with independent election symbols.

KATHMANDU, March 23: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to allow some parties, which missed an earlier deadline to register for the upcoming local election in some districts, to participate in the polls in those districts. Parties including the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) had not registered for the polls in some districts and the EC said they could miss the elections in those districts.

ZURICH, Dec 3: Frenchman Antoine Griezmann joined regulars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo on the shortlist for FIFA's Player of the Year award on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Photo Journalists’ Club Nepal has announced the winners of IME Global IME Nepal Photo Contest 2016 on Friday. Deepak Ratna Bajracharya’s photo won the Photo of the Year category bagging the cash prize of Rs 100,000.

KATHMANDU, July 30: When his name was announced as the winner of the annual photo contest organized by the Photojournalist Club, contrary to all expectations, silence filled Rastriya Nachghar's hall, which was teeming with photojournalists and photographers. Soon, a murmur ensued. "Who is Dipak Ratna?" the crowd started asking.

KATHMANDU, July 26: IME Global IME Nepal Photo Contest 2016 has started in the capital on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The Search for Common Ground (SFCG) Nepal has announced a nation-wide peace video and photography contest to mark the International Peace Day on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 5: On July 2, Institute of Engineering (IOE) Pulchowk hosted the ‘First National FPGA Design Contest’, an event jointly organized by IOE Pulchowk Campus, Himalaya College of Engineering, Kathmandu Engineering College, Kathford International College of Engineering and Management, and Digitronix Nepal.