Trees were planted in the park on the occasion to mark the 61st years of diplomatic relationship between Nepal and Israel, as a symbolic act of celebrating nature, goodness and promoting ecological awareness.

10th Kapilvastu Festival from Dec 4

September 25, 2018 09:40 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Kapilvastu Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organizing 10th Kapilvastu Festival from December 4. The event, which will continue for two weeks, is being organized with objective of promoting agriculture and tourism as the mainstays of development of Kapilvastu district.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Café Thamel Grind is a joint venture of three young entrepreneurs Nischal Shahi, 20, Prayag Koirala, 24, and Sanchaya Chapagain, 20.  The café is the result of the trio’s enthusiasm to try their hands in hospitality management. In doing so, the team went through an intense research and started searching an ideal location to start a restaurant business.

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.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Speakers attending an interaction program here today pointed out the need to formulate policy to promote entrepreneurship and achieve economic prosperity.

Promoting mother goddesses

June 9, 2018 12:55 pm

Nepal, being a Hindu country, consists of numerous temples dedicated to mother goddesses. There are temples that have been known to a wide number of people and there are some which don’t quiet fall under the radar of devotees. However, all the temples in the country are the tangible heritage holding spiritual significance.

Promoting Christianity in jail

May 10, 2018 08:15 am

SURKHET, May 10: Six years ago, a few Christians from Anugraha Church at Birendranagar Municipality-1 reached the District Prison Surkhet to extend their helping hands . Though they had gone there for providing some food to the prisoners, they have since used the prison as a center for promoting Christianity. They have been successful in doing so and have added hundreds of followers.

KATHMANDU, April 29: Tourism entrepreneurs have proposed branding the Juphal-Dolpo trail as the 'Ambassador Trail' and promoting virgin, mountainous Dolpo of the Karnali region as a new tourist destination.

KATHMANDU, April 28: The SOS Children's Village has pledged to extend necessary support to the government in promoting youth employment.

KATHMANDU, April 2: While the syndicate system prevailing in the public transport sector in Nepal has drawn the attention of many, including the government agencies concerned, the 'syndicate' which exists in Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) is hardly even talked about, let alone being brought to public scrutiny.

KATHMANDU, March 10:  Banking experts and stakeholders have said that promoting digital finance system will help bring a large number of the country's population into the formal financial system.

Promoting culture through fine arts

February 7, 2018 18:18 pm

Narad Mani Hartamchhali, head of Architecture and other creative arts at the Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, has dedicated more than three decades of his life to the field of fine arts.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Minister of State for Education Shesh Nath Adhikari has urged the book entrepreneurs to be decent and professional.

Promoting ethical fashion

December 29, 2017 09:54 am

Veganism has been the talk of the town for quite sometime now. People are turning vegan not just for fitness and religious purposes but to protest against animal cruelty too. And aside from people adopting the vegan diet themselves, they are also looking for brands that have an inclination towards veganism.

Promoting integrity

December 28, 2017 01:00 am

Stability, rule of law, accountability and good governance can be maintained only through honest individuals in and outside the government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The Industry Ministry and National Youth Council have today signed an agreement in order to augment to the goal of poverty alleviation by creating employment and establishing employment-generating industries in the country.

BAJHANG, Dec 22: With the aim of eradicating Chhaupadi, the women of Dhamile, Jaya Prithvi Municipality-11, have launched a campaign to ostracize those families in the area that practice or encourage Chhaupadi.

Spreading smiles, promoting independence

December 14, 2017 08:46 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: When something is handmade, it adds more value to the object. Even a simple ‘Happy Birthday’ written in a paper will mean so much more than any other expensive cards at the store as it contains love, care and time that one invests while making it.

Promoting violence

November 7, 2017 01:00 am

The perceived efficacy of the language of violence runs the risk of making peaceful methods ineffective

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Miss Nepal Nikita Chandak is promoting Nepali culture in Sanya, China while representing the country in Miss World 2017. Chandak gifted traditional Nepali handmade purse- Surke Thaili to all participants representing their countries in the beauty pageant.

Dallu Awas Sthaniya Sahayogi Samittee has revived Dallu Awas Cultural Youth Group with an aim to promote and conserve traditional musical instruments, art and culture.

Music video promoting art

June 13, 2017 08:27 am

KATHMANDU: More than 80 artists were present at the ground of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts on Sunday. The reason was—shooting of a song—with the theme of Fine Arts. Artists such as Gehendra Man Amatya, Gobinda Narayan Jyapu, K K Karmacharya, Ragini Upadhyay Grela, Hari Prasad Sharma, Uma Sankar Shah including young artists were seen all dressed up and ready for the camera.

JAJARKOT, March 17: An examination invigilators' job is to maintain the proper conduct of an examination in accordance with the exam regulations.

POKHARA, Feb 27: Village Tourism Promotion Forum Nepal (VITOF) Pokhara Chapter on Sunday honored three individuals committed to promoting village tourism.

Indian film superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Monday received an honorary doctorate from Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) for his extraordinary contribution in promotion of Urdu language through his films.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jeevan Bahadur Shahi has stressed on making the coordination mechanism prompt and effective among the ministries and departments under them to promote tourism.

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 26: Safe abortion directives require drug stores to sell abortion pills only on the prescription of a doctor. However, Population Services International (PSI), an INGO, has been found promoting the use of such pills where doctors are scarce, through orientation trainings for medical store operators.

BUTWAL, Oct 20: Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said the government was acting responsibly to hold elections in all three tiers within coming 14 months as stipulated by the constitution

BHAKTAPUR, Sept 24: The Ministry of Energy has introduced a program that aims to address the existing energy crisis in the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Minister for Population and Environment Jaydev Joshi has said the use and promotion of renewable energy including solar power was the priority of the government.