KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Around 60,000 books have been registered with International Standard Book Number (ISBN) at the Central Library of Tribhuvan University in Kirtipur. Among them, the library has received only 27,000 books. Obtaining an ISBN, a 13-digit identifier, is a requirement for launching any book published in Nepal into the international market.

KATHMANDU, Sep 1: In the vicinity of Nepal's largest hydroelectric project, Kaligandaki, there's a school with an incredible library. Lina, a second-grade student has read a remarkable 867 books in just one year.

CHITWAN, Feb 9: The family members of late Prashant Pokharel handed over a library built in his memory to a local Shree Aadarbhut School on the occasion of its 65th annual celebration on Wednesday.

Receiving a literary prize from the American Library Association is a kind of homecoming for the essayist-poet Hanif Abdurraqib.

A person with knowledge is powerful and no one can take it away from them. And books help them to gain knowledge where libraries are the resources. However, we lack proper library in our community and digitization has also affected in the establishment of libraries.

Making most of vacations

October 13, 2019 01:00 am

During this vacation, spend time communicating with your children and understanding their needs. It is important for children and parents to understand each other

An upcoming exhibit at the New York Public Library will offer a look into the very private life of J.D. Salinger.

Library established at Humla prison

April 7, 2019 13:20 pm

HUMLA, April 7: A library has been established at the district prison. The library was established by the 'Book for Prison campaign' sub-committee. As per the directive of the Prison Management Department, the 'Book for Karnali State prisons campaign' main committee was established chaired by head of Karnali Police Mahesh Bikram Shaha.

HUMLA, April 7: A library with 238 books was established at Humla Jail by the Book Campaign Sub Committee (BCSC) on Saturday. Chief District Officer Dholak Raj Dhakal informed Republica that the library was established with the aim of promoting positive thinking and educating the inmates. The 'Book Campaign' organized by the Community-Police Partnership Program, established the library in Humla after three months since its initiation. A library each was established in the jails of each district of Karnali on Saturday.

His Swag Kaiser Shumsher in pictures

February 1, 2019 11:47 am

Kaiser Shumsher was the son of Chandra Shumsher. The late 1890s born Rana became the field marshall in the Nepalese Army, with gaining both national and international honors. Aside from the soldier works, Shumsher was an avid book collector. He used to collect his books at his personal library. Now, 'The Kaiser Library' is open to the public.

KATHMANDU, Dec. 6 : Panda Book Corner, a library initiative by the government of China, has been established in five different schools in the Kathmandu valley from Thursday.

Let's read

November 24, 2018 10:46 am

‘Still Life with Bread Crumbs’ writer Anna Quindlen once said, “Books are the plane, the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” Summarizing, she said book to be a part of life. In a world of hectic course books, novels have never stopped to baffle people over a long time.

Let's Read! Digital Library for All

August 1, 2018 08:58 am

A two-day book translation event for Let's Read! Digital Library by The Asia Foundation in Kathmandu initiated from Saturday. According to the press statement released by Let’s Read! Digital Library, academicians, authors, writers, editors, librarians, teachers, volunteers, book readers and students gathered to translate more than 60 children books into the Nepali language.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Prime Minister KP Oli inaugurated a three-story library building of the Nepal Academy in Kathmandu on Tuesday. The building was constructed with Indian assistance of Rs 43.94 million. The inaugural event was attended by Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri and representatives of Ministries of Urban Development, Culture, Civil Aviation and Tourism and other top officials.

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.

TOKYO, Oct 19: Haruta Saito, a young Japanese amputee who dreams of becoming a Paralympian, remembers strapping on a prosthetic “running blade” for the first time.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister, Gopalman Shrestha, has said that the government has made arrangements for different facilities to ensure conflict victim from Dalit and marginalized community are not deprived of education.

BAGLUNG, Dec 15: A fundraising campaign 'One Individual: One Thousand' launched in social media- Facebook- for the institutional development of the oldest library in Dhaulagiri zone has been successful in collecting over Rs 300,000.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Tribhuvan University Central Library is in a state of disarray in lack of proper management, adequate space and other resources necessary to keep the country's biggest library in order.

Library set up to foster reading culture

September 3, 2016 20:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: In a bid to foster reading culture, a library and information center has been set up at Jorpati of Gokarneshwor municipality.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Minister for Education Dhani Ram Poudel today emphasised the need to make libraries across the country technology- friendly alongside the development of science and technology.