Huge numbers of devotees are thronging the goddess temples throughout the country on the occasion of Saptami, the seventh day of the Bada Dashain festival.

My country

September 15, 2019 08:00 am

My country is humor superseded by political derision My country is a novice aided by perfunctory ruling

Paddy transplantation 80% complete

August 1, 2019 07:12 am

KATHMANDU, August 1:  Paddy transplantation has been completed on 80.18% of the rice field across the country as of Sunday.

RASUWA, July 15: Agricultural products have been entering Nepal from the Rasuwagadhi entry point along Nepal-China border without conducting pesticide test.

Where people are the happiest

May 24, 2019 09:54 am

In 2012, the UN adopted the GNH with the help of Bhutan and has been releasing an annual report named “World’s Happiness Report” ever since. In 2018, Nepal ranked as the 101st happiest country in a list of 156 countries.

Most people think of Japan as a highly developed and prosperous country.

Prosperity from below

April 18, 2019 01:00 am

Policy makers and politicians are reluctant to recognize, expand and lead the country toward prosperity in a socially and ecologically sustainable manner

KAVRE, Feb 17: Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Banskota, has said that three levels of governments are the carrier of country's prosperity.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Chairman of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Upendra Yadav has called for an amendment to the Constitution stating that the current statute will not bail the country out of the current crisis.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 17: Miss Nepal 2018, Shrinkhala Khatiwada, said she will commit to promote Nepal across the globe all throughout her life. Shrinkhala clinched two awards:  ‘Multimedia Challenge Award’ and ‘Beauty With A Purpose Challenge Award’ and reached the top 12 in Miss World 2018. She admitted that she tried to introduce her country rather than promote herself at the beauty pageant.

An international survey finds that six in 10 people around the world think their country is on the wrong track, with financial and political corruption topping their concerns.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Government officials and experts from various sectors have underscored the need for sharing knowledge for the progress of society and the country.

No country for new leaders

September 20, 2018 01:30 am

Obama became the US president 13 years after Deuba became Nepal’s prime minister in 1995. When Jhalanath Khanal became UML’s general secretary, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was not even born.

MEXICO CITY, July 31: Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega said he had sufficient proof that the United States was financing the ongoing violence in his country through organizations like the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

Save open spaces around the country

July 30, 2018 02:00 am

Locals of Khumaltar, Lalitpur have risen in protest after the government authorities decided to lease out 42 ropanis of public land to private housing companies.  The locals are against this move because this space served as a breathing space and also shelter for them during the times of devastating earthquakes of 2015, where many residents set up temporary tents.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Light to moderate rains has been predicted in most of the parts of the country in the next three days, while some areas are likely to hit by heavy rainfall.

PORTUGAL, July 25: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, has said that the country has been on track in its aim to develop Nepal a middle-income country in the next 12 years.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Nepal Medical Association (NMA) has decided to shut down health services except for emergency in all public and private hospitals across the country on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Rain is the forecast throughout the country, according to an alert published by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. According to the alert, major rivers and rivulets are likely to swell and trigger early warnings.

PYUTAHAN, July 6" Though the human civilization and technological advancement has taken a new leap, locals living in many wards of Gaumukhi Rural Municipality are yet to be introduced to the means of communication.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the country has entered a new era in terms of economic prosperity and development with the promulgation of the constitution through the Constituent Assembly.

LONDON, June 26: India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labor, according to a poll of global experts released on Tuesday.

OTTAWA, June 12: Canada’s House of Commons on Monday unanimously condemned the personal attacks on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by U.S. President Donald Trump and his surrogates as the famously polite nation simmered over the weekend broadsides by its U.S. ally.

KATHMANDU, Jun 6: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said that there are primarily three groups that have been posing security challenges to the country.

OUR COUNTRY!

June 2, 2018 09:46 am

Our country is rich in culture With various languages and literature

DUBLIN, May 27: Ireland’s prime minister on Saturday hailed the culmination of “a quiet revolution” in what was once one of Europe’s most socially conservative countries after a landslide referendum vote to liberalize highly restrictive laws on abortion.

KATHMANDU, May 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government would bring progressive and socialism oriented budget.

KATHMANDU, May 13: More than 21,000 people including children had disappeared from across the country in the past 12 years, according to data with the Children Search Coordination Center (CSCC).

MALAYSIA, May 12: Malaysia's new leader, Mahathir Mohamad, said Saturday that defeated scandal-tainted Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife have been barred from leaving the country to prevent them from fleeing from possible prosecution over a massive corruption scandal.

POKHARA, May 5: By arresting entrepreneurs promoting transport cartels and protesting against the government's decision to scrap transport syndicate in various parts of the country, the government on Friday took a bold move against those imposing the transport cartels.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Transport entrepreneurs have halted operation of vehicles across the country today apparently in a bid to press the government to bow down to their monopoly as a syndicate.

RAUTAHAT, April 26: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that the left alliance government was preparing the government policies and programs to facelift the country.

KATHMANDU, April 23: Biratnagar Customs Office became the largest export gateway of the country in the first eight months of FY 2017/18, a recent trade data published by the Department of Customs shows.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Hindu devotees across the country are observing Akshaya Tritiya, a significant date in the Hindu lunar calendar on Wednesday.

PAKISTAN, April 16: An independent Pakistani watchdog criticized the country's human rights record over the past year in a new report released Monday, saying the nation has failed to make progress on a myriad of issues, ranging from forced disappearances, to women's rights and protection of religious minorities.

CHITWAN, April 16: Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has alleged the government for starting authoritarianism in the country.

BHAKTAPUR, April 12: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has warned against the increasing number of violent activities that are leading to the extremism.

KATHMANDU, April 4: British Model College has felicitated its A-level students who acquired top positions in Cambridge International Examinations held in October-November, 2017.

KATHMANDU, March 26:  Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that Nepal's foreign policy based on a policy of friendship will remain balanced.

NUWAKOT, March 26: In a bid to promote sports tourism in the district, the second Jhiltung Cross Country Open Race Competition was organized in Belkotgadhi Municipality-5 in Nuwakot on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The Youth and Women Groups of Jhiltung and Kolputar is set to organize the second Jhiltung Cross Country Race on Sunday.

UDAYAPUR, March 11: Chief of Army Staff Rajendra Chhetri today said Nepal Army is ready to deal with any situation that may befall the country, committed to its responsibility. "Safeguarding sovereignty, territorial integrity, national unity and independency of the country is major responsibility of the Army.

Charikot, Mar 8: Minister of International Development of Norway, Nikolai Astrup, has said that Norway government wanted to partner with Nepal for its educational development.

I was in Canada last Christmas and New Year. Canada is a lovely country with super-friendly people and great coffee (I love Tim Horton’s) and, I almost forgot, of poutine which is a weird combination of fries,melted cheese curds and brown gravy on top but tastes amazing.

KATHMANDU, March 3: National Youth Council (NYC) is set to extend its Youth Entrepreneurship Program to all 753 local levels of the country which will allow approximately as many as 7,530 enterprisers across Nepal to start their own venture.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Twenty-two new hydropower plants, mostly medium- and small-sized, will begin generating electricity within this fiscal year. The combined installed capacity of these plants is 214 MW.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: An estimated 40 percent of vegetables produced across the country come to markets in the Kathmandu Valley, a government data shows.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Almost all parts of the country witnessed light rainfall today following a change in weather pattern nationwide due to influence of Westerly winds.

BUTWAL, Feb 8: As many as 2,000 road projects awarded to contractors on multiyear contracts have hit a stalemate as no budget has been allocated for these projects in the current fiscal year.

Across the world, 49.3 percent of people live in some form of democracy with only 4.5 percent living in full democracies. That’s according to a new study spanning 165 countries conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit.