Tokyo Olympics inauguration today

July 23, 2021 13:02 pm

KATHMANDU, July 23: The 32nd Summer Olympics is going to be formally inaugurated today.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The  Samundratar-Trishuli 3B Hub transmission line and substation was inaugurated on Saturday.

Dharahara to be inaugurated today

April 24, 2021 08:50 am

KATHMANDU, April 24: The tallest view tower in the Kathmandu Valley which collapsed during the 2015 earthquake is being inaugurated today at 11AM.

KATHMANDU, April 19: The company awarded the contract for the reconstruction of the Dharahara tower has stated that the completion of the project will take a year more. Meanwhile, the government is in a rush to inaugurate the tower. Under the direction of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, about 300 workers are working daily from dawn to dusk to complete the project.

KATHMANDU, April 14: Dharahara, which is considered a historical heritage of the Kathmandu Valley, is being inaugurated on April 24. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has instructed the contractor company to complete the work of the tower within April 24 with the aim of inaugurating it soon.

KATHMANDU, April 2: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday formally inaugurated the distribution of the much-anticipated drinking water supplied by the Melamchi Drinking Water Project in the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The reconstruction of the country's main administrative hub Singhadurbar, which also houses the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers is also based, has been completed.

USA, Jan 21: Joe Biden took the oath of office to become the 46th president of the United States, declaring that “democracy has prevailed.”

WASHINGTON, Jan 21: President Joe Biden is moving swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump’s legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of executive actions that reverse course on immigration, climate change, racial equity and the handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

USA, Jan 17: Ten days after rioters breached the U.S. Capitol in a deadly attack that stunned the world, cities nationwide were girding for a potential new wave of violent protests over the weekend, erecting barriers and deploying thousands of National Guard troops.

The A-list is back. How A-list? Try Lady Gaga and J. Lo. Inauguration officials announced on Thursday that the glittery duo would appear in person on Jan. 20, with Gaga singing the national anthem as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are sworn in on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol, and Jennifer Lopez giving a musical performance.

KATHMANDU, May 9: The Sajha Party has expressed deep concern over the inauguration of a link road passing through the Nepali territory of Lipulekh by the Indian government.

KABUL, March 9: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was sworn in for a second term on Monday but his main rival for the top job refused to recognize the inauguration, holding his own swearing-in ceremony as a rival president.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that time has come to resolve the pending issues between Nepal and India through diplomatic consultations.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated the Upper Trishuli 3 'A' pressing a switch at the Prime Minister's office in Singha Durbar on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: The ninth Global convention of Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) is beginning in Kathmandu from Tuesday.

Truss bridge opens in Nangkhel

July 31, 2019 14:30 pm

BHAKTAPUR, July 31: A truss bridge has been brought into operation at Nangkhel of Surya Binayak municipality, ward number 9.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Sahid Gangalal National Heart Centre has commenced services from the newly-constructed Emergency and Out Patient Service Block from today.

POKHARA, June 2: The inauguration function for a newly-built hotel in Pokhara attended by Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Saturday has set an example how top leadership can suffer a dent in stature if they bend to undue political influence or are ill-advised.

Republic Park inauguration today

May 29, 2019 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, May 29: The Republic Memorial Park on the premises of the Narayanhiti Palace Museum whose construction was started in 2012 and completed two years ago, is finally going to be inaugurated by President Bidya Bhandari on Wednesday coinciding with the 11th Republic Day.

PM invited to Modi swearing-in

May 28, 2019 07:00 am

KATHMANDU, May 28: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has formally extended invitation to Prime Minister KP Oli along with the heads of the government from other Bimstec member states and the chair of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to attend his swearing-in scheduled for May 30.

KATHMANDU, April 18: An official opening ceremony of bi-annual Eighth National Games is set to be held on Thursday at the renovated Nepalgunj Stadium, Banke. The matches were already started eight days ago with majority of the sports already played before the inauguration.

Soaltee Westend Premier was formally inaugurated on Tuesday by Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli.

MAKWANPUR, Feb 3: It was an unusual day when Dor Mani Poudel, Chief Minister of Province 3, officially inaugurated the track connecting Chainpur to Manahari, a section of East-West Highway, on Thursday.

DOLAKHA, Nov 18: On Saturday, Communist Party of Nepal Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal was invited to attend an inauguration of a football tournament in Dolakha organized in memory of his deceased son Prakash. The communist leader, who is renowned for his energy to give prolonged speeches in stages, however struggled for words this time.

KATHMANDU, April 29: The compound wall of 900 MW Arun III Hydroelectric Power Plant’s office in Khandbari-9, Tumlingtar suffered minor damage after a bomb exploded on Saturday midnight.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: A Division football teams CMG Club Sankata and Armed Police Force (APF) are set to vie in a friendly match to inaugurate a football ground in Barathwa Municipality of Sarlahi district on Saturday.

Donald Trump has collected much more donations for his inauguration than his predecessors. Donald Trump has collected much more donations for his inauguration than his predecessors. His committee raised $90 million, almost twice the sum his predecessor Barack Obama collected for both his inaugurations.

Minister Lekhak on inauguration spree

January 14, 2017 00:50 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport (MoPIT) has been able to spend less than 20 percent of the Rs 55.96 billion allocated for building roads and bridges in the first five months of the current fiscal year. But the minister for physical infrastructure and transport, Ramesh Lekhak, does not appear serious about expediting the roads and bridges projects, instead, he is busy making trips to lay foundations stones for roads and bridges in different districts, mostly in the tarai.

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's transition team has issued a blanket mandate requiring politically appointed ambassadors installed by President Barack Obama to leave their posts by Inauguration Day, the U.S. ambassador to New Zealand said on Friday.