Photos: Painting Rato Machhindranath

April 22, 2020 12:53 pm

KATHMANDU, April 22: Rato Machhindranath is worshipped as the god of rain. According to legends, it is believed to have been brought to Kathmandu from Kamaru Kamakhya, India. Chariot of this deity is pulled with much fanfare during the chariot festival that is attended by a huge crowd in Kathmandu.

Working at an organization with counterparts from different races and cultures is not a new scene in a present context. Rapid Globalization has shrunk the world to this extent, today we can find lots of people from different nationalities working together with utter coordination and harmony.

Ten languages account for nearly 90 per cent of the top 10 million websites -- a tiny fraction of the world’s 7,097 languages.

Diversity in investment

July 31, 2018 00:30 am

A growing body of academic research has shown that diversity in decision-making creates better investment outcomes

May 22: The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.

Pia: Harmony in diversity

May 17, 2018 09:22 am

Pia is the second company created by Marie Ange Sylvain-Holmgren with the fountainhead brand being Image Ark. Holmgren, born in Haiti and brought up in various parts of the world, belongs to a family of diplomats, which made it possible for her to travel globally through her life. She worked with the UN as a filmmaker and communications person for 30 years and finally settled down in Nepal in 2013. Why Nepal? She developed a strange liking for Nepal during her years in travel where, she claims, “My friends tended to be Nepali!”

Celebrating Diversity

March 6, 2018 09:51 am

A rainbow binds every color, Then displays itself in the clear blue sky; We gaze at it awestruck.

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: Lawmakers heading for the oath-taking ceremony of Federal Parliament were seen in their own traditional attires representing the diversity of the country.

Celebrating diversity

February 21, 2018 11:45 am

A rainbow binds every color, Then displays itself in the clear blue sky;

Recognizing diversity

February 21, 2018 01:00 am

Provincial government in Madhes should not fall into temptation of adopting one language policy for education in the name of cultural conservatism

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the Nepal Constitution has enshrined adequate provisions for the development and uplift of all indigenous nationalities, religions and communities.

Strength in diversity

October 8, 2017 01:00 am

It is important to enable farmers to meet diverse market needs and to tackle changing climates.

Rich in diversity

May 22, 2017 00:15 am

The challenge is to carry out tourism activities sustainably, without harming our biodiversity

WASHINGTON, Jan 7: First lady Michelle Obama made an impassioned case for embracing diversity and welcoming all religious groups on Friday in a not-so-veiled message to her husband's successor two weeks ahead of Inauguration Day.

The term ‘peace’ comes from the Anglo-French ‘pes’, and the Old French ‘pais’, both meaning “peace, reconciliation, silence, agreement. All the religions advocate peace. Before thinking about world peace, we must focus on inner peace. Inner peace refers to a state of being mentally and spiritually at peace.

Diversity in the workplace

December 20, 2016 00:00 am

While diversity is a key feature of the ideal workplace, in reality, progress has been much slower than many want to admit. How can a company make way for minority professionals at all levels without generating feelings of unfairness and bitterness in majority employees? Developing a positive action initiative is the first step.

Celebrating diversity

July 18, 2016 08:33 am

To start with, we would like to offer our wholehearted apology to the Muslim community of Nepal. We realize that we hurt their sentiments with our editorial (Ignorance Kills, July 16) on Saturday. We didn’t mean to.