BHOJPUR, April 28: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on Sunday said adequate budget would be allocated for the coming fiscal year of 2019/20 to maintain peace and security.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, has commended the role of Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) in laying out fundamentals for preserving peace and promoting positive democratic changes through political dialogue and concrete action.

ALGIERS, March 31: U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday that he welcomed efforts towards a peaceful and democratic transition in Algeria, where weeks of protests have pushed for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to end his 20-year rule.

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KATHMANDU, March 27: Former Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal has said that peace must be addressed as a multidimensional precept including the personal or mental peace that encompasses an inner state of tranquility. Social peace is reflected in the form of social justice and development.

(ROLPA, SURKHET, DANG) MARCH 17: Rolpa locals are uneasy these days about the activities of the Biplav outfit. They do not feel the presence of peace . They have not forgotten the harrowing times of the Maoist armed insurgency.

KABUL, Feb 6: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday no peace deal between the Taliban and the United States could be finalised without involving his government as “the decision-maker”.

Youth in Politics. What for?

December 15, 2018 09:25 am

Nepal, in the past 15 years has seen political and social changes once people only imagined of. From unitary to federalism, from monarchy to republic, from a Hindu state to secular, from armed conflict to temporary peace, Nepal has progressed at the speed of rocket. Liking the change or not is a subject to one’s perception and can be debated.  But Nepal’s fast paced political progression has included and attracted minorities into politics, including the youth.

YEMEN, Dec 14: Yemen's warring parties on Thursday agreed to a ceasefire on a vital port in a series of breakthroughs in UN-brokered peace talks that could mark a major turning point after four years of devastating conflict.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The government has decided to set up the 'Prime Minister National Talent Award Fund'. The Cabinet meeting held recently decided to set up the fund to encourage the youths who make remarkable contribution to peace, good governance, innovation, scientific research, investigation and development sectors.

STOCKHOLM, Dec 6: Yemen’s warring parties convene in Sweden on Thursday for U.N.-led peace talks for the first time since 2016 in a small victory for special envoy Martin Griffiths as he attempts to re-launch negotiations to end nearly four years of war.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino appears hugely hopeful that he has stumbled upon the long-lost secret to filling one of the world’s greatest voids: peace in the Middle East.

Nepali politicians are right about one thing: Nepal’s peace process has been exemplary. Various international bodies have also acknowledged it as much.

LALITPUR, Oct 30: Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) and Lalitpur Metropolitan Police Office signed a Memorandum of Understanding on police-community cooperation and collaboration.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: When the chairman of the erstwhile CPN-UML, KP Oli, got elected as prime minister in February, many were hoping that he would steer Nepal into an era of peace, prosperity and equality.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Lumbini Peace Marathon has announced to organize Bodh Gaya  Enlightenment Marathon in Bodh Gaya of India in September 2020.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2:  "Education that cultivates culture of peace and tolerance while inspiring innovation and invention is the answer to the dilemmas that the world faces today," Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said in his address at the UN University for Peace in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Peace, justice and strong institutions

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Former Chairman of Council of Ministers Khil Raj Regmi has called for cooperation from one and all including citizens to politicians to promote peace and humanity in the world.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli reached the Dharmakirti Bihar and extended best wishes to dhammawati nun on her 85th birthday. He also wished her good health.

Nepali Baba promoting world peace

July 19, 2018 11:00 am

Nepali Baba, Tej Nath Sharma is a spiritual guru and the founder of Vindhyavashini Adhyatmik Sangh. He established his organization in Magh of 2040 in Kathmandu, at the Shobha Bhagbati temple premise. It was later officially registered a year later.

PEACE

July 18, 2018 09:33 am

Bars surrounded me, And the walls were firm.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, has said Nepal's peace process is highly successful on the contemporary global scene and Nepal has realized the need of its internationalization.

Governed by 10 Articles, the countries entered into the Treaty with the desire to "strengthen and develop these (existing) ties and to perpetuate peace between the two countries."

GENEVA, June 29: U.N. Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths expects to get the warring parties in Yemen back to the negotiating table for the first time in years, and both sides have confirmed their willingness to talk, he said in a U.N. radio interview late on Thursday.

WASHINGTON DC, June 28: Joel Davis, who helped found Youth to End Sexual Violence and was chairman of the International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict, was arrested Tuesday in Manhattan on charges of enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity, attempted sexual exploitation of a minor, and possession, receipt and distribution of child pornography.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The United States President Donald Trump argued that a peaceful Korean peninsula would “save tremendous amount of money” and bring American soldiers home. In 2017, the United States spent $818 billion in its military, up from $761 billion in 2016.

DALLAS, June 10: A site acquired by Henry Ford in 1914 for his automobile assembly plant and converted into a Bomb producing factory with the turn of World War II was the venue for Nepathya’s maiden show in Dallas of Texas, USA.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said people have become hopeful as the government was working positively for peace and security, and stability for prosperity.

Thupten Faten has been a monk for over 40 years now, at Samdeling Gumba, which is one of the oldest monasteries in Boudha. At eight years old Faten was instructed by his parents to become a monk and so he became one.

Nepalis laud Korean peace deal

May 11, 2018 07:51 am

KATHMANDU, May 11: Top politicians, diplomats and social activists have lauded the recent historic peace deal signed between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the Republic of Korea as part of efforts made to end the decades-long war between the two countries.

PM Oli takes part in Peace Rally

April 30, 2018 11:11 am

LUMBINI, April 30: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli this morning took part in a Peace Rally held by the Lumbini Development Trust to mark the occasion of the 2562nd Buddha Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha.

New approach to peace

April 17, 2018 01:00 am

The UN was founded for peace. That’s what its flag should stand for. Its success in preventing conflict should be the norm, not the exception

'No-vehicle zone" for peace hub

March 20, 2018 10:05 am

Seven years back, Lakeside, the biggest tourist hub in Pokhara, was declared a ‘no-vehicle zone’ on Friday afternoons. The ban on vehicles was implemented from Hallan Chowk to Fishtail Gate which is about a 3-km stretch of Lakeside. However, the campaign was dropped after seven months as the locals refused to comply.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Former Prime Minister and Naya Shakti Party Nepal Coordinator Dr Baburam Bhattarai has said that the Nepali peace process had been led by the Nepali people themselves.

KATHMANDU, March 6 (RSS): Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Prime Minister of Pakistan has said peace, security and mutual friendship were essential for the prosperity of South Asia.

KAPILVASTU, March 2: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club’s Homlal Shrestha has won the Lumbini Peace Marathon title for two straight years.

KAPILVASTU, March 1:  Homlal Shrestha of Nepal Army has won the title of 4th Lumbini Peace Marathon organized in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Japanese ambassador to Nepal Masashi Ogawa signed a grant contract in Kathmandu on Thursday to help reconstruct the Sarswati Peace School in Arughat Rural Municipality, Gorkha.

‘Peace’ represents Nepal in Russia

February 18, 2018 12:43 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Students of Kantipur Film Academy are represented Nepal in Jhawan two three theater festival held on February 12 at Red House Theater, Novosibirsak, Russia.

4th Lumbini peace marathon on March 1

February 14, 2018 15:38 pm

LUMBINI, Feb 14: The fourth Lumbini peace marathon is going to be organized on March 1 on the occasion of Fagu Purnima with an objective of preserving and promoting Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, and heritage.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Participants in an international conference going on in Kathmandu pointed out the yawning resource gap in the area of women, peace and security issues across the world.

Lumbini Peace Marathon in March

February 6, 2018 09:20 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Lumbini Peace Marathon and Adventure Sports Nepal are jointly organizing the fourth Lumbini Peace Marathon in Lumbini next month.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Nepali peace keepers with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has provided medical treatment to 400 civilians.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the Armed Police Force (APF) has been playing a significant role in maintaining peace and security in the country since its establishment.

KAPILVASTU,Jan 21: As many as 430 Buddhists, who came here from South Korea, paid visit to the Buddha's land at ancient Kapilvastu and offered collective prayers for the global peace.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: The Global Youth Peace Conference-2018, organized with the objective of deliberating on the common issues of the youth throughout the world, kicked off in the capital on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Nepali Army Brigadier General Naina Raj Dahal has been appointed the western region force commander under the UN peace keeping mission in South Sudan.

SALLERI, Dec 19: The Nepali martial arts team has won two gold medals and three silvers in the World Martial Peace Cup 2017 held recently in Morocco.

ISTANBUL, Dec 13: The Palestinian president said Wednesday his people will not accept any role for the United States in the Mideast peace process “from now on,” following President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.