SIRAHA, July 28: ‘Eco-tourism’ is a buzz word in Golbazar Municipality these days. The wetland around Lamamada forest at the base of a Chure hill have caught the attention of concerned stakeholders. The provincial and local governments, locals, district forest office and the municipality office have jointly been working for eco-tourism by conserving the wetlands.
NINGXIANGPU, China, July 9: An annual chili pepper festival kicked off Monday in central China’s spice-loving Hunan province with a chili-eating contest in which the winner set a blistering pace by downing a gut-busting 50 peppers in just over a minute.
DHAKA, July 6: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday approved a grant of $100 million to Bangladesh, the first half of an assistance package to develop basic infrastructure and services for refugees from neighboring Myanmar, the bank said.
KATHMANDU, July 5: India has allowed unhindered export of fresh ginger from Nepal from Monday. This has put an end to the practice of importing Nepali fresh ginger through temporary decisions by India.
TIKAPUR, June 23: Purandhar Dahal, a non-gazette first class officer, is currently the chief of Satti Small Customs Office in Kailali. Ananda Ghimire was the chief of the office until last month, while a new chief is joining next month.
KATHMANDU, June 19: Ahead of his visit to the People's Republic of China, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has given the responsibility of the Officiating PM to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Ishwar Pokharel. PM Oli, who is also the chairman of Nepal Communist Party (CPN), is leaving here for China today.
KATHMANDU, June 10: Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Ltd has received approval from the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to float its primary shares to the affected communities in the project area and the general public.
KATHMANDU, June 8: Ending a months-long impasse over a provision on the suspension of lawmakers, parliament on Friday endorsed the House of Representatives Regulations, with a provision barring a lawmaker from parliamentary privilege, perks and facilities instead of suspension from his or her post upon being arrested for a criminal offence or any other offence liable to incur a jail term of three years or more.
Saudi Arabia has banned referee Fahad Al Mirdasi from football for life for a match-fixing attempt, weeks before he was due to fly to Russia to officiate at the World Cup, the country’s football federation (SAFF) said in a statement late on Tuesday.
Popular as ‘Balchi Dhurbe’ from his role in the television comedy ‘Meri Baassai’, Marichman Sreshtha recently tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Karuna Khadka, of Bhoteodar, Lamjung on May 11.
LONDON, April 21: A British teenager has been sentenced to two years in a youth detention center for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of “cyber-terrorism.”
NUWAKOT, April 13: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Lal Babu Pandit, has announced that the scarcity of employees would be addressed in two weeks. "The province and local governments would have adequate mobilization of employees in 15 days," he added.
TOKYO April 6: Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye, who was impeached last year amid a sensational corruption scandal, was found guilty Friday of charges including bribery, coercion and abuse of power. She was sentenced to 24 years in prison, tantamount to a life sentence for the 66-year-old.
KATHMANDU, March 9: The taskforce formed to work out on the organization of the party unification of CPN-UML and Maoist Center has suggested the party unification coordination committee to give 10 more days to draft the interim statute.
JANAKPUR, March 9: With the tussle between those for and against 'Hindi as the official language' of Province 2 growing, the language debate in the province has become complicated. The ruling and opposition parties are unlikely to resolve this debate anytime soon.
Back in 2016, Delhi Daredevils scouts looking out for a young spinner zeroed in on a Nepali leggie by the name of Sandeep Lamichhane, then not yet 16. Ahead of the IPL 2018 auction, the teen was put through a quiet trial in Delhi, and a video of his bowling was sent to team coach Ricky Ponting. The Australian legend was impressed.
KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Although the government has arranged temporary residences for the newly-appointed governors in their respective provincial headquarters, most of them have chosen to stay either in the capital or at their private houses.
ENGLAND, Jan 21: A Sergio Aguero hat-trick helped Manchester City get back to winning ways in the Premier League with a 3-1 victory over Newcastle United, as they stayed 12 points ahead of Manchester United who had to dig deep to secure a 1-0 win at Burnley.
JC Suman Shrestha has been elected the President of Patan Jaycees during the 31st LOM Convention and 47th Annual General Meeting of Patan Jaycees held at The Divine Taste Restaurant in Kumaripati on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Global Peace Women and Service For Peace Nepal held an inauguration ceremony for the newly constructed library and a Women education center at Bhairabee Secondary School in Neelakantha-6, Dhadingon October 31.
KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Several domestic and international firms were eying to build Tamakoshi-3, a hydroelectricity project of 650 MW capacity. They were hopeful for a call for competitive bidding, but a sudden move by Energy Secretary Anup Kumar Upadhyaya to award the project’s license to TBI Holdings left them utterly disappointed.
BEIJING, Oct 26: With the end of the 19th National Congress, the Communist Party of China (CPC) has elected new leadership for the party’s politburo standing committee, the top decision-making body of China, with President Xi Jinping as the party general secretary for the second five-year tenure.