BANGKOK , Dec 13: Aboard a golden royal barge, King Maha Vajiralongkorn was rowed along the river winding through the oldest part of Bangkok on Thursday, as thousands of loyal Thais thronged the banks to see the final ritual of his drawn out coronation.
Pia is a multicultural brand that takes inspiration from traditional crafts of different places all around the world and contemporizes theses techniques and cultural influences to create something that is modern and relevant in the recent times. These crafts and techniques take shape in home decor items like lamps, plates, cushions and throws as well as accessories like bags, clothes, and scarves.
On a hazy evening, I was sitting on a chair in the yard sipping tea. My eyes scanned the pedestrians passing by; my ears listened to their whispers. The wind passed by my face, gently caressing it. A sense of pleasure rattled me as the howling wind touched my skin.
July 9: There's about a 50 percent chance you already have cytomegalovirus (CMV), but don't worry, it's pretty harmless in healthy adults. It's long been believed that the virus probably weakens the immune system in older people, but now mice tests have shown that the opposite is true – somehow, the virus gives the immune system a bit of a late-stage boost.
POKHARA, June 25: Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City (PLMC) has unveiled its programs and policies for the Fiscal Year 2018/19 giving continuity to old ambitious programs. The metropolitan city has named a dozen programs including Fewa lake sewage diversion project and study on highly ambitious Fewa-Begnas monorail.
BHAKTAPUR, April 8: The public has been observing foreigners celebrating many festivals including Holi, Gai Jatra and Bhai Tika. On Sunday, the locals of Bhaktapur got a rare chance to see a foreigner celebrating Janku, a Newari festival celebrated when a man or woman of the Newar community turns 77.
BAJURA, April 7: Badimalika Municipality has come up with a noble idea in a bid to enforce old-age security. It will deprive those, who are found staying away from their responsibility to look after their old parents, of administrative facilities like birth and death registrations it provides.
BIRATNAGAR, March 28: With the implementation of federalism, the districts headquarters are losing their old charm while movement of people is gradually increasing in the new centers of the local units across the country.
BIRATNAGAR, March 29: With the implementation of federalism, the district's headquarters are losing their old charm while movement of people is gradually increasing in the new centers of the local units across the country.
KATHMANDU, Mar 22: Following the humiliating defeat in federal, provincial and local level elections three months ago, Nepali Congress met to understand reasons in the party’s central working committee meeting at Sanepa.
ILAM, March 16: Two years ago, Ganesh Gurung of Mabu village in Ilam district purchased a second-hand Land Rover for Rs 800,000. He operated the vehicle as public transport on the Majhuwa-Ilam road section. So far, he said he has managed to earn Rs 300,000 from the vehicle.
CHIWAN, March 15:The District Police Office Chitwan has started taking old motor vehicles under control. Till 11:00 am today, the district traffic has taken three two-decades-old vehicles (two trucks and one bus) under its control from Khairhani and Gondra.
Three Sisters’ directed by Rose Schwietz, is being showcased at Kunja Theatre, Thapa Gaun, New Baneshwar since March 9. The play was originally written by the prominent Russian litterateur Anton Chekov a century ago. But it is still relevant today because it explores the true natures of human suffering, hope, betrayal, and love through each character - Prozorovs Sisters, their brother Andrew and many more.
RATNANAGAR, Feb 21: The Tharu Cultural Museum and Research Centre at Bachhauli, the nearest Tharu village to Sauraha, has various old assets, photographs and paintings which are major attraction to visitors.
With the years, the way we enjoy our travels tends to change. Prabesh Poudel says he has noticed that too. The IT engineer might not be able get his friends together for trips like he was once able to and his workload these days might not help either, but Poudel shares that he doesn’t skip the travel opportunities that come his way.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Although the provision of proportional representation (PR) category was introduced in the constitution to ensure the representation of backward and marginalized communities in the parliament, political parties have been found grossly misusing the provision.
Kathmandu, Feb 12 (RSS): Senior citizens have demanded an increment in the old age allowance.
Currently, State provides monthly allowance of Rs 2,000 to senior citizens above 70 under the Social Security Allowance Scheme.
KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Water of the much-awaited Melamchi project will be distributed via existing water pipelines to the households of Kathmandu valley until the supply will be transferred to the new distribution system, according to government officials.
After the devastating earthquakes of 2015, most spaces in the old cities of the valley have been given new meanings. People have now adjusted around these places, which seem to be stuck in the process of a never ending work-in-progress.
The first time I voted, I was undecided. Torn between subtle family pressure (both my parents were dedicated Kangresi voters) and my wish to give a chance to new forces (I was supposed to vote as an individual, not as part of my family), I really didn't know whom pick. I was having a running debate in my head even as I lined up to vote outside the polling booth. When my turn came, my mind was made, if with great difficulty. I went in, stamped the ballot paper and heaved a huge sigh of relief. My week-long mental torment had finally ended.
BUTWAL, Nov 28: During the second Constituent Assembly election four years ago, Baburam Bhattarai, who was a candidate from the CPN (Maoist Center) from Rupandehi - 4, had focused on garnering the support of the squatter community voters. As part of the strategy, he made pledges and promised that he will definitely materialize them. He even dined and slept in a squatter’s house in Buddhanagar as part of the election campaign.
BUTWAL, Nov 29: During the second Constituent Assembly election four years ago, Baburam Bhattarai, who was a candidate from the CPN (Maoist Center) from Rupandehi - 4, had focused on garnering the support of the squatter community voters.
KHOTANG, Nov 19: With the objective of giving a tough fight to their rivals, almost all parties in Khotang have fielded seasoned candidates for the upcoming federal and provincial polls scheduled for November 26. Many of the experienced candidates have taken this as an opportunity to repeat their victories while some have taken it as a chance to avenge past defeats.
BAITADI, Nov 16: Candidates of various political parties have put in a lot of efforts to form new and impressive agendas for the upcoming polls, but the demands of the voters in Baitadi has remained the same.
BAITADI, Nov 15: Candidates of various political parties have put in a lot of efforts to form new and impressive agendas for the upcoming polls, but the demands of the voters in Baitadi has remained the same. Although time has changed and even the candidates are different now, the locals are dogged by the same old problems. During the elections, leaders and politicians often make larger than life dreams which they can hardly deliver. As a result, voters have to repeat the same demands time and again.
SINDHULI, Nov 8: With the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections drawing closer, electoral discussions have gripped almost every nook and corner of Sindhuli district. While candidates busy charting plans to crush their opponents, voters , on the other hand, re contemplating who they should choose in the elections.
PANCHTHAR, Oct 29: As the major political parties prefer to field established leaders for elections rather than take a risk with untried ones, the election battles in Panchthar district are set to be dominated by the same old faces again.
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Over half of those elected in the first-phase parliamentary elections scheduled for November 26 are likely to be old faces. Over 36 former lawmakers from the major political parties are contesting 37 constituencies in 32 hill and mountain districts.
Birth and death are those two abstractions which have no definition, scale, order and value. We are born; are infant, grow adult, get matured and finally become old. We start withering; the mysterious ageing process suppresses us within ourselves. We get nostalgic. With all criteria fulfilled we welcome the mighty death.
ILAM, Oct 10: Instead of encouraging newcomers, most of the political parties have once again prioritized old faces in ticket distribution for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, and this has raised fears that public enthusiasm for the polls could be slightly dampened.
BIRATNAGAR, Oct 8: With the local elections now successfully concluded, the country's attention has shifted towards the parliamentary and provincial elections which will be held simultaneously in two phases on November 26 and December 7.