KATHMANDU, July 22: The 37th BP Memorial Day was marked by organizing various programs across the country on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Shankhadhar Day, a celebration held in memory of national luminary Shankhardhar Sakhwa, a pioneer of Nepal Sambat, was celebrated in the capital city today.

Yemen, June 19: “My mom said we don’t have enough money to buy new clothes this Eid because of the war,” proclaims Nassem, a young Yemeni girl. Instead, her hands are adorned with hena’a — a black liquid applied to form intricate designs to the skin. “I want dad to see my hands, he’ll like it, Nassem says.

KATHMANDU, May 31: May 31 is celebrated as World No Tobacco Day.

Museum Day marked

May 17, 2018 10:01 am

Nepal Museum Association marked World Museum Day in Kathmandu on Wednesday by organizing a one-day workshop entitled “Tourism, History, Culture and Heritage: Past, Present and Future.”

Law Day marked

May 10, 2018 08:39 am

KATHMANDU, May 10:  Nepal's legal fraternity marked Law Day on Wednesday by organizing various functions.

KATHMANDU, May 1: The Circulation Department of Nepal Republic Media has organized a picnic program at Godawari, Lalitpur on the occasion of International Labor Day, today.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradip Gyawali has said that the year 2018 would be made the high-level visit year to solicit assistance for economic development.

7th World Radio Day being marked today

February 13, 2018 13:46 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: World Radio Day is celebrating on Tuesday under the theme: Radio and Sports, with all radio stations, regulatory bodies and related organizations invited to celebrate radio and its contribution to democratic debate through information, entertainment and audience interaction.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Commemorating the pains and devastations caused by the 1990 BS (1934 AD) mega earthquake, the country is marking the 20th Earthquake Safety Day on Tuesday expecting to have better preparation to cope with such natural disasters in the days ahead.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Commemorating the pains and devastation caused by the 1990 BS (1934 AD) mega earthquake, the country is marking the 20th Earthquake Safety Day on Tuesday expecting to have better preparation to cope with such natural disasters in the days ahead.

Christmas Day being marked today

December 25, 2017 06:45 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The Christian communities are celebrating the Christmas Day today to mark the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ.

DHANGADHI, Dec 7: Locals of five districts of Province-7 are eagerly waiting to cast their ballots in Thursday's elections. Election officers have reached their respective constituencies by Monday evening while security personnel were deployed few days earlier.

BAJURA, Nov 13: The District Security Committee (DSC), Bajura, has listed 31 of the 70 polling stations in the district as highly sensitive. The committee headed by the chief district officer (CDO) has categorized 31 polling stations as sensitive in terms of security in view of the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections scheduled for November 26.

Civil Service Day being marked today

September 7, 2017 11:28 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The 14th Civil Service Day is being marked across the country today by organizing several activities.

7th World Tiger Day to be marked

July 27, 2017 11:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 27: The Department of National Park and Wildlife Conservation is observing the seventh World Tiger Day on coming Saturday.

World population day marked

July 11, 2017 16:42 pm

KATHMANDU, July 11: Speaker Onsari Gharti has said that the nation could effectively adopt the population policy only after women are independent to decide on the number of children and birth gap.

Jayatu Sanskritam marked

June 15, 2017 19:10 pm

KATHMANDU, June 15: The 'Jayatu Sanskritam', the first student movement that took place on 1st Asar, 2004 BS ( 15 June 1947) has been commemorated amid a function here Thursday. The movement was marked organizing various programs today .

RUKUM, June 14: A total of 27 polling stations in the district have been identified as highly 'sensitive' for the June 28 elections.

UDAYAPUR, June 13: The District Administration Office (DAO), Udayapur, has marked 42 of the 197 polling centers in the district as security sensitive.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Monday marks the 128th Labor Day. It is also known as International Workers' Day in some countries. It is a celebration of laborers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labor movement, socialists, communists or anarchists.

TOKYO (Japan), Feb 19: Nepalis currently living in Japan have urged political leaders to respect the sacrifice of martyrs and democracy fighters, who laid down their lives for the achievement of the democratic system in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: In commemoration of the historical day, the government observed the Democracy Day (Falgun 7) by organizing special programs at Tundikhel in the Capital on Saturday.

Democracy day marked in Biratnagar

February 18, 2017 13:37 pm

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 18: A variety of programs were organized to mark the 67th National Democracy Day here today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: With memories of pain and devastations caused by the 2015 earthquakes still fresh in the minds of the people, Nepal marked the 19th Earthquake Safety Day on Sunday and resolved to be better prepared to cope with such disasters in the coming days.

295th Pritihvi Jayanti marked

January 11, 2017 14:11 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Hundreds of people assembled in front of the west gate to Singha Durbar in Kathmandu on Wednesday morning to mark the 295th birth anniversary of late King Pritihvi  Narayan Shah.

Christmas Day being marked today

December 25, 2016 05:23 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The Christian communities are celebrating the Christmas Day today to mark the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ.

SAARC Charter Day marked

December 8, 2016 20:32 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday celebrated the 32nd Charter Day of South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC).

Kathmandu, Oct 2: The 8th International Day of Non-Violence is being observed amid various programme.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: The Hindus across the country today placed 'Jamara' to mark the first day of "Navaratri Parba" or the nine nights of Bada Dashain, the great festival of the Nepalese people.

Constitution Day marked in Japan

September 21, 2016 17:32 pm

TOKYO, Sept 21: Nepalis in Japan marked the first Constitution Day at a special function organized by Nepali Embassy in Tokyo on Tuesday.

BIRGUNJ, Sept 19: While the government celebrated the first Constitution Day organizing a special function in Kathmandu, the Madhes-based parties here marked the day as ‘Black Day.’

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: The Vishwakarma puja is being celebrated especially in major cities and industrial areas of the country today. Vishwakarma is regarded as the main craftsman and architect of Gods.

37th Education Day marked

September 9, 2016 01:00 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: The government felicitated good performing schools and outstanding students of the country on the occasion of the 37th Education Day and International Literacy Day on Thursday.

Civil service day marked

September 7, 2016 13:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 7:Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said how to decentralize civil service which still remained in a centralized and integrated form and restructure its mechanism as per a federal system was the major question of the hour.

LONDON, Sept 5 : With the participation of Nepalis living in Ireland and Irish nationals, Nepal Ireland Day was celebrated in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday.

Pakistan Independence Day marked

August 15, 2016 22:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Embassy of Pakistan in Kathmandu and Pakistan-Nepal Friendship and Cultural Association organized a talk program on Monday to mark the 70th Independence Day of Pakistan.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Conflict victims in Nepal have appealed to the authorities concerned to ensure justice to the victims of the decade-long armed conflict.

KATHMANDU, July 12: After deciding to pull out of the government, the CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal sent a letter to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. The letter ended the nearly nine-month-long UML-Maoist partnership, pushing the current Oli-led government into minority on Tuesday. Here is an unofficial translation of the letter.

KATHMANDU, June 21: International Yoga Day (IYD) is being observed across the country Tuesday with various programs.

KATHAMNDU,June 13: Consul General of Republic of Philippines for Nepal Suraj Vaidya organized an event to mark 118th Independence Day of Philippines in Kathmand on Friday.