BAGHDAD June 9 : Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr called on Friday for a nationwide disarmament campaign and announced his Baghdad stronghold would be first to disarm just two days after an ammunitions cache exploded there and killed 18 people.
KATHMANDU, June 7: Two 12-year-old Nepali boys, Girish Maskey and Anmesh Rayamajhi, have become part of a global ecological initiative, through their participation in the Gazprom Football for Friendship (F4F) program scheduled to be held in Moscow from June 8 to 15.
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), also known as One Belt One Road (OBOR), is an initiative of China to build a wide network of land and sea routes to global connectivity. It is a Chinese dream envisioning the revival of the historic Silk Road that laid the way for Chinese prosperity, enriching international trade and political relations. It is now being reinvented with a plan to develop the land-based Silk Road Economic Belt that links China with the rest of Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Russia and East Asia, according to modern parameters.
KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Nepal-China Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized a daylong seminar on 'Strengthening cooperation to promote the construction of the Belt and Road Initiative between Nepal and China' in Kathmandu on Monday.
BUTUWAL, Jan 31: Who might not love colorful flowers on the roadsides? Sakuntala Pun of Kalikapath, Butwal would always wonder what if the road next to her house would have been like that. In reality, the road was full of dust that would irritate her all the time.
KATHMANDU, Dec 16: The 'One Day in a Classroom' initiative by Teach For Nepal is being held from December 13 to 17. Under the initiative, ambassadors, editors and celebrities, among others, are visiting rural public schools to teach children.
KATHMANDU, August 3: The second summit of the National Business Initiative has kicked off in the capital from Thursday. The summit will hold discussions on measures to be implemented by the business people to make a civilized society through professional responsibly.
Despite geopolitical complexities riveting the Asian region, Nepal, as an immediate neighbor, has formally joined the China-led belt and road initiative (BRI), with an anticipation to promote mutual beneficial cooperation in various fields including infrastructural up-gradation, economic development, and enhancement of the capacity in the service sector, technology transfer, cultural collaboration and above all growth of tourism sector. Because of the connectivity, millions of people visit or go through Nepal.
KATHMANDU, May 30: The Nepali Congress (NC) has initiated moves to form a new government as per a call by President Bidya Devi Bhandari five days ago. NC wants to form the new government under its own leadership.
KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Dabur Nepal -- the manufacturer and marketer of Dabur Chyawanprash - has organized a program ‘School Immuno Champ 2016’ at 31 schools in Kathmandu Valley, targeting the ongoing winter season.
MAHOTTARI, Dec 20: At a time when booming cross-border drugs trafficking has become a deep concern, a recent agreement reached between security chiefs of Mahottari district and Bihar state of India to jointly curb the trafficking is set to bring some respite to both the countries. The agreement was reached in a meeting held at Sitamadi of Bihar on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 16: The British School (TBS) has won ‘British International School Initiative of the Year,’ the prestigious UK Times Educational Supplement (TES) award, the only category open to international schools at the 2016 Independent School Awards.