KATHMANDU, July 29: As per traditional rules, it was Bungamati’s turn to initiate the chariot procession of Rato Machhindranath, after a 12 long year hiatus. However, the locals were not satisfied with the construction of the chariot and deemed the overall procession irregular. A few days after the start of the barha barsey mela, the devastating earthquake befell.
KATHMANDU, June 17: It is a delight to pose for photographs in front of decorative statues and colossal monuments. Who would want to miss it? Such pictures, with monuments in the background, tend to enhance portraits eventually qualifying for a spot on your Facebook, or Instagram page.
KATHMANDU, June 4: About 700 teachers appointed by Tribhuvan University (TU) in the Kathmandu Valley have been taking fewer classes than assigned. Almost all of the under-worked teachers are permanent teachers of TU.
MAKWANPUR, May 31: In a recent provincial assembly meeting of Province 3, parliamentarians demanded the provincial government to declare the permanent provincial capital stating that the issue of the capital should be concluded without any delay.
SURKHET, Feb 24: Province 6 has been named as Karnali and the capital has been fixed in Birendranagar of Surkhet. The assembly meeting of the province has decided the name and the capital of the province on Saturday.
ITAHARI, Oct 7: Eighteen years ago, while migrating from the hills to the tarai, sixty-two-year-old Harka Bahadur Tamang had never imagined that he would ever have to live a miserable life that he is living now.
KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Amid controversy over the Tax Settlement Commission (TSC), the government has initiated steps to establish a separate and permanent entity for settling tax disputes. A ‘Dispute Resolution Mechanism’ has been inserted in the Central Revenue Board Bill for forming an apex advisory body on matters of revenue, informed Revenue Secretary Shishir Kumar Dhungana. The bill is in the making at the Nepal Law Commission.
DHADING, Feb 6: Earthquake victims in northern part of the district, who had temporarily shifted to a camp in Dejumdanda jungle, are waiting for permanent relocation to a safer place. Their villages were destroyed by earthquakes in 2015 and the land had cracked to such extent that they marked prone to landslides and inhabitable.