Rafting has begun on the Narayani River, targeting the Nepal Visit Year 2020.

KATHMANDU, May 20: With an aim to promote local products through women's participation, Federation of Business and Professional Women Nepal (FBPWN) organized an ensemble of fashion wears in Kathmandu on Saturday evening.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Uma Maheshwar Sangeet Pratisthan, Kritipur, hosted a classical and devotional musical concert at the premises of the Uma Maheshwar temple this Saturday.  The event marks the second edition of the classical music event.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has asked Nepali envoys in Europe to orient their efforts to explore new opportunities to enhance Nepal's economic engagements with European countries.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali stressed on the importance of Nepal’s relations with European Union Nations, United Nations, and international organizations in the Regional Conference of Nepali Ambassadors based in Europe in Brussels, Belgium.

KATHMANDU, July 24: According to Revenue Secretary Shishir Kumar Dhungana, the government imposed the new tax after finding income tax collection from the sector very low. He, however, clarified that the tax cannot be passed on to consumers.Fruits and vegetable traders have allegedly hiked prices after TDS came into effect from last Tuesday -- the start of new Fiscal Year 2018/19.

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

KATHMANDU, July 6: The 2nd Meeting of Joint Working Group Meeting (JWG) on Tourism Cooperation between India and Nepal held on Friday agreed to build infrastrructures to promote inter-country tourism.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Nepal’s marquee cricket event Everest Premier League (EPL) Pvt. Ltd. has join hands with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in a partnership for the promotion of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nepal.

An interactive fair was organized in Tundhikhel, Dhading Besi, to promote, and celebrate women empowerment on Saturday. According to the press statement released by Equal Access International on Tuesday, the program was organized in collaboration between Equal Access International, UN Women and Samudayik Sarathi.

BEIJING, June 22 : Both Nepali and Chinese sides have agreed to intensify implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative to enhance connectivity.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) is preparing to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for expanding digital financial services across the country.

‘Some key issues remained unaddressed’

KATHMANDU, May 2: A parliamentary forum(Caucus) comprising members of the House of Representatives is likely to be formed to make efforts for the effective enforcement of education, health and social rights of the citizens guaranteed by the constitution as fundamental rights.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) and Indian Industries Association (IIA) have signed an agreement to work together for promotion of industries, trade and investment as well as tourism, a statement issued on Monday stated.

KATHMANDU, April 18: The Honorary Consulate of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Nepal has organized a special exhibition celebrating the natural, cultural, and historical heritage of Bosnia and Herzegovina in pictures to promote tourism of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Although youth covers nearly 40 percent of the country’s population, the field of youth entrepreneurship has not developed to its true potential in the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23 : The US President Donald J. Trump has congratulated KP Sharma Oli on his election as the Prime Minister of Nepal.

February 18, 2018: The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ), today officially kicked-off its public awareness campaign, “Promoting Water Resource Conservation and Management in Mid and Western Nepal,”  in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) is organizing a week-long Nepal Sales Mission to Colombo of Sri Lanka and Bangalore of India from December 14 to 21.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: At a time when the Ministry of Commerce has proposed to discourage import of nine products, mostly luxury goods, to narrow down widening trade deficit, economists have suggested that the government move ahead wisely to get expected result rather than just making it an act of market intervention.

SILIGURI (INDIA), Sept 24: Tourism entrepreneurs of Mechi zone and other stakeholders of Nepal have coordinated with tourism entrepreneurs of the Indian state of West Bengal for the promotion of tourism of both countries.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The 'Belt and Road Initiative' is expected to promote economic activities through the expansion of connectivity at the international level.

KATHMANDU, August 25: Management Association of Nepal (MAN) and the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) of India have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote trade, and technical and economic cooperation between Nepal and India.

Lakheys are regarded as an Aaju Devata (the God of Peace) though they have a demon-like appearance. There are several kinds of Lakheys in the Newar community and these Lakheys are worshipped as gods because it is believed that they are the reincarnation of Lord Bhairav. It is also believed that Lakheys are the protector of the country and their dance performances protect the nation from evil spirits as well as diseases. The tradition of Lakhey dance dates back to more than 230 years ago. While most might believe that Lakheys and Lakhey dance only exist in the Kathmandu Valley, the tradition is spread across all Newar settlements in the country.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The government has opened more than 400 peaks for climbing. However, many of them have not been explored yet, let alone climbing.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara has pledged to make the economic diplomacy more effective through the 'bilateral consultation mechanism' based in those countries (not all) that Nepal has established the diplomatic relations.

KASKI, July 24: A friendly relation has been established between two places in Tanahu district known as model destinations of ecological tourism-Bandipur and Dhampus with a view to promoting tourism in  both places .

The birth of one of the most celebrated poet of Nepal Aadikavi Bhanubhakta Acharya at Chudi, Ramgha has been desolated for a long time now. Bhanu Birthplace Development Committee, however, has initiated a master plan to preserve the place.

KATHMANDU, July 6: A Cabinet meeting today decided to appoint Secretary of Judicial Council Nahakul Subedi as the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The Nepal-Bangladesh Youth Conference-2017 kicked off here from Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Tour de Lumbini is organizing a cycle rally using ‘Pedal for Peace’ as its theme. The rally -- scheduled from May 7 to May 10 -- aims to promote domestic and international tourism, and to celebrate peace in the country, Tour de Lumbini says.

KATHMANDU, May 4: IFC has said that it was partnering with the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) to promote sustainable and inclusive finance.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Foreign diplomats have made commitment to promote Nepal as one of the lucrative destinations for investors in their respective countries.

UNITED NATIONS, April 11: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai a U.N. Messenger of Peace on Monday to promote girls education, more than four years after a Taliban gunman shot her in the head on her school bus in 2012.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Women LEAD Nepal is launching a new program titled “Young Women’s Political Leadership Institute” (YWPLI) with an objective of introducing young women to the power of political leadership and teaching them how political leadership can help create a change in the society. The program will recruit 20 fellows from in and around the Kathmandu Valley and train them free of cost.

JANAKPURDHAM, March 27: A social campaigner turned journalist here has accomplished what most people used to think was almost impossible – cleaning the historic Gangasagar pond and protecting and reviving the cultural ethos connected to it.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Nepal Dental Association (NDA), in collaboration with Pepsodent, has organized a march in Kathmandu to raise awareness about oral health.

UNITED ARAB EMITRATES, Feb 24: Nepali Embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has held an interaction program in a bid to promote Nepali products in the Gulf countries.

Call to promote cottage, small industries

February 24, 2017 00:20 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has said that the government must give due priority to cottage and small industries if it wants the sector to flourish further and help in country's development.

Nepal, B'desh sign MoU to promote RTI

February 18, 2017 02:43 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: National Information Commission (NIC) and Bangladeshi Information Commission have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote cooperation in the field of Right to Information (RTI) budget and strengthening information dissemination in the online media platforms.

In a bid to improve the content on its platform, Facebook will now credit publishers if their video is watched for a minimum of three seconds and take down those which have minimum “views”. The social media giant would now use a new algorithm that would determine the value of a video and it would rank that clip accordingly in a user’s News Feed.

Om Adhyay Retreat, a newly opened and the only resort at Tistung, Makwanpur provides an amazing way to spend time with friends and family. It is a wonderful place for people who need a break from their hectic schedule. One can escape the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu Valley via a two-hour drive. Arjun Singh Thakuri, the owner and promoter of Om Adhyay Retreat, shares with Prasuma Rawal of Republica the scope of hospitality industry and tourism in Nepal, startup challenges and benefits of this business.

Mahira Khan is all set to promote her upcoming movie ‘Raees’ by giving interviews from Pakistan via Skype.

BAGLUNG, Dec 27: Nepalis residing in Australia have started a campaign to promote Nepal in Australia.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: National Banking Institute (NBI) and NIC Asia Bank have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly launch 'Financial Literacy' campaign as part of the bank's CSR initiative.

Green entrepreneurship has been a trending topic as environmental problems are increasing worldwide. Nepal has also been affected by these gradual changes. With the rise of environmental issues, entrepreneurs with new concepts and plans have started to initiate green projects.

Global pop star Lady Gaga gave an intimate performance at a shopping mall in London on Thursday night, where she promoted her new album ‘Joanne’ and discussed the pitfalls of fame and celebrity.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: A team under the leadership of acting Chairman of the Trust, Mohan Krishna Singh, asked Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to promote Jyapu culture and provide financial aid to preserve Jyapu culture.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Education experts have urged the government to come up with a clear plan in promoting technical skills in the country, arguing that other South Asian countries have already moved ahead by setting their respective strategic targets.