You can’t miss the green 1969 Volkswagen Beetle parked at the corner, orchids and ferns crowding its open bonnet, sunflowers sticking out of windows, potted plants on the roof. Turning her car into a flower shop was Valcineia Machado’s survival plan after her business collapsed in the COVID-19 pandemic, and she is has become a hit in Rio’s Copacabana beach district.

A Belgian wildlife park is proudly announcing the birth of twin baby giant pandas.

Venice kicked off its annual Carnival festivities on Saturday with a floating, night-time parade down the Rio di Cannaregio, one of the city’s famed canals, starting more than two weeks of celebrations that draw flocks of masked revelers.

Phirphire is famous for Millennium cave, rural lifestyle, and traditional houses. There is a belief among locals that the park will help to promote rural tourism and Millennium Trek. An estimated budget of the park is around Rs 50,000,000

CHITWAN, Nov 3: Badarmudhe reminds of one of the cruelest incidents of the decade long Maoist insurgency in the country. Thirty eight innocent travelers lost their lives when a passenger bus was ambushed by the Maoists here on June 6, 2005, while dozens others were severely injured. The incident had drawn flak from all quarters. It remains as a ‘scar’ of the war till this day.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The Kirtipur Municipality is to develop Pushpalal Park at Champadevi and surrounding area as a tourist destination. "A study is being carried out for infrastructure development as the area with its natural beauty and sidewalks, has potentiality for tourism," said the Municipality's Deputy Mayor Saraswati Khadka.

Tourist bus park now in Sorhakhutte

June 30, 2018 11:07 am

KATHMANDU, June 30: The tourist bus park in Kantipath has been shifted to Sorhakhutte today. It had been in place in Kantipath since the past three decades.

RASUWA, May 7: The wildfire in a forest inside the Langtang National Park has come under control in the morning today.

RASUWA, May 6: Langtang National Park has caught a fire on Sunday. The jungle of Brabal at Dhunche, Rasuwa has caught a fire since Sunday noon.

KATHMANDU, May4: The government on Friday scrapped a route permit of 26 micro buses plying between New Bus Park and Old Bus Park in a bid to end the transport syndicate.

KATHMANDU, May4: The government on Friday scrapped a route permit of 26 micro buses plying between New Bus Park and Old Bus Park in a bid to end the transport syndicate.

GORKHA, April 27: As April 25, 2016, marked two years of the deadly Gorkha earthquake, President Bidhya Devi Bhandari reached Barpak, the epicenter, to lay the foundation stone for an earthquake memorial park. As per the plan, 28 quake-damaged houses of a dalit community would be conserved in the park along with the debris. The whole intention was to allow tourists to observe and revisit the situation of earthquake. But that has not been possible till now due to the differences in opinion of locals.

Tikapur Park awaits promotion

April 11, 2018 11:32 am

With the spring season around the corner, Tikapur Park, also known as Tikapur Brihat Udyan, can bewitch anyone with its beauty. In its prime, the park is no less than a ravishing new bride, with her makeup, sitting on the bank of Karnali River waiting for her groom.

TOKYO April 6:  Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye, who was impeached last year amid a sensational corruption scandal, was found guilty Friday of charges including bribery, coercion and abuse of power.  She was sentenced to 24 years in prison, tantamount to a life sentence for the 66-year-old.

First death park inaugurated

April 1, 2018 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, April 1: Swami Anand Arun inaugurated a death park having his own statue at Osho Upaban in Pokhara on Saturday giving a symbolic meaning that death is inevitable.

SYDNEY, Mar 6: Bayside mayor Bill Saravinovski has slammed organizers of an event on the weekend for leaving Bicentennial Park, Rockdale looking like “the old Tempe Tip”.

DAMAK, March 2: Land acquisition process for the ‘Damak Clean Green Industrial Park’ at Damak, Gauradaha and Kamala areas of Jhapa district has commenced.

SEOUL, South Korea, Feb 27:  Prosecutors on Tuesday demanded a 30-year prison term for former South Korean President Park Geun-hye for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country’s first female leader and conservative icon.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 14: The Shuklaphanta National Park has been carrying out a scientific study and research in one of its prime grasslands. The research works have been started with the implementation of the Darwin Project.

Paragliding from Gorkha Park

February 7, 2018 11:19 am

DHARAN, Feb 7: Adventure sport paragliding was successfully tested for first time at the under-construction premises of British Gorkha Simriti Park in Machamara Hill, Daran on Sunday.  The sport launch aims at fostering tourism in Dharan, while also conserving the glory of Gorkha soldiers.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 5: Counting of Royal Bengal tiger has started at Shuklaphanta National Park here from Sunday.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 5: Counting of Royal Bengal tiger has started at Shuklaphanta National Park here from Sunday.

NEPALGUNJ, Feb 2: A video camera installed for tiger census at Banke National Park recently captured a poacher roaming around with a gun on his back. Fifty such cameras were installed at different locations of the park about a month ago to count the number of tigers.

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.

SAURAHA, Jan 15: The census of waterbirds that migrate to rivers, ponds and wetlands of Nepal during winter has begun in the eastern region of Chitwan National Park from Saturday.

KANCHANPUR, Jan 12: A total of 3,641 water birds of 58 species have been recorded in the Shuklaphanta National Park in Kanchanpur district.

DAMAK, Dec 29: A team of high-level Chinese officials has visited the proposed site of the ‘China-Nepal Eco Industrial Park’ in Damak Municipality-10 of Jhapa district on Thursday.

Yalambar Park turns into fashion ground

December 25, 2017 10:13 am

DHARAN, Dec 25: Popcorn Entertainment organized Hipster Fashion Show at Yalambar Community Forest area, also known as Yalambar Park, in Dharan on Friday. Manju Bhandari Subedi, Deputy Mayor of Dharan Sub-Metropolitan, attended the event as the chief guest.

Fitness Park Opens at CTC Mall

November 16, 2017 12:03 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The opening program of well-equipped Fitness Park and Spa was held on Wednesday at CTC Mall, Sundhara. The event was inaugurated by Minister of Youth and Sports Rajendra Kumar KC and witnessed by other distinguished guests including former Member of Parliament and owner of CTC Mall Ichhya Raj Tamang along with bodybuilders Nanita Maharjan and Rujesh Shahi, who recently won silver and bronze medals in the ninth WBPF World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

TIKAPUR, Nov 1: Tikapur Park in Tikapur of Kailali is becoming a destination among domestic tourists. The number of visitors to the park has increased significantly after the Dashain and Tihar festivals.

NEW YORK, Oct 23: New York City police wrangled a cow on the loose in a Brooklyn Park on Tuesday after the animal became a spectacle for tourists and New Yorkers alike when it was spotted roaming the streets and enjoying the park facilities.

CHITWAN, Sept 24: Wild buffaloes translocated to Chitwan National Park (CNP) from Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve few months ago have been hard hit by last month’s floods.  Electric fences were put to cover 30 hectors of land at Padampur area of the national park to keep those animals. 12 buffaloes from Koshi Tappu and three were brought from the zoo and kept inside the enclosure.

MOSCOW, Sept 12: Moscow on Monday opens a brand new park to the public just steps from the Kremlin, boasting wonders such as an ice labyrinth, despite criticism over its huge price tag.

Bhimsen Park awaits visitors

September 10, 2017 09:25 am

GORKHA, Sept 10: The attractive Bhimsen Park in Gorkha Municipality-4 is surrounded by scenic beauty and hills.

Paris’ Public Park Gets Nudist Zone

September 4, 2017 08:00 am

PARIS: City officials have designated part of a Paris public park, the Bois de Vincennes, as a clothing-optional zone. Those taking advantage of the experimental space are expected to abide by a displayed charter of “good behavior,” and exhibitionism and voyeurism are strictly prohibited. (Signs will let park users know which area is designated.)

CHITWAN, August 23: A recent study has shown a significant increase in the number of Bengal tigers in Parsa National Park (PNP). Parsa Wildlife Reserve, which was established in 1984, got the status of a national park in April 2017.

BANEPA, July 17: After years of initiatives to start it, the country’s first and only IT Park in Banepa is finally breathing life. With work station and several other important infrastructures being built at a great pace, the park is seen like a happening place now.

GORKHA, July 6: A plan has been approved to construct an earthquake memorial park at Barpak, the epicenter of the April 2015 Gorkha earthquake. The Department of Urban Development and Building Construction (DUDBC) divisional office in the district has estimated the park construction cost at around Rs 180 million.

KATHMANDU: Park Gallery, Pulchowk is adorned with the artworks created by the BFA students of Kathmandu University, School of Arts, Center For Art And Design. The exhibition titled ‘Off the Block’ kicked off on Friday. More than two dozen Kathmandu University students have their work on display at the exhibition.

CHITWAN, May 21: Wildlife parts and trophies, stored for around 20 years, at Kasara, the headquarters of the Chitwan National Park are going to be destroyed on Monday.

SEOUL, May 9: South Koreans voted Tuesday for a new president, with victory widely predicted for a liberal candidate who has pledged to improve ties with North Korea, re-examine a contentious U.S. missile shield, and push sweeping economic changes.

SEOUL, South Korea, May 4: South Koreans began early voting Thursday in the election to replace ousted President Park Geun-hye.

SEOUL, April 17: South Korean prosecutors on Monday indicted ex-President Park Geun-hye on bribery, extortion, abuse of power and other high-profile corruption charges that could potentially send her to jail for life.

SEOUL, April 12: South Korea's disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye is likely to be formally indicted early next week and face a criminal trial over a corruption scandal that already led to her removal from office, prosecutors said Wednesday.

As a student of forestry, I had to conduct research for my practical assignment which led me to Bardia for the field work study. This journey helped me gain an important insight into the conservation of our valuable natural resources.

SEOUL, March 21: South Korea's just-ousted president said Tuesday she was "sorry" to the people as she underwent questioning by prosecutors over a corruption scandal that led to her removal from office.

BANEPA, March 2: Information Technology (IT) Park established in Banepa in 2003 with an aim to promote information technology and services has failed to kick start. Stakeholders claim that the park has not been able to run its activities due to political instability. Last year, Kathmandu University (KU) and two private companies had signed a deal with the government to operate it.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15 : Nepal General Marketing Pvt Ltd, the authorized distributor of Hero Motorcycles for Nepal, has opened its 13th showroom at Mitra Park of Kathmandu.

PHILADELPHIA, Feb 7:  Police say a naked man stole a taxi and recklessly drove through a crowded park in a posh section of Philadelphia.

CHITWAN, Feb 4: The number of tourists arriving at Chitwan National Park crossed 63,199 in the first six months Fiscal Year 2016/17. According to data from Chitwan National Park authorities, on average, more than 10,000 tourists entered the national park on each month of the fiscal year.