KATHMANDU, March 28: Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) has finally started distributing the drinking water brought through the Melamchi Drinking Water Project from Sunday afternoon.

The UK based Nepali organization, Pasa Puchah Guthi UK London (PPGUK London) resumed its free course on Nepal Bhasha after the gap of eleven years at Monty’s Restaurant, Ealing Broadway, London.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: In yet another move to keep international and national non-governmental organizations (I/NGOs) in line, the government has initiated an investigation into alleged financial irregularities within the Social Welfare Council, a government body responsible for exercising oversight on the I/NGOs.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has come up with a three-phase plan for solid waste management in the Kathmandu Valley where garbage disposal has become a herculean task due to the unavailability of space at the Sisdol landfill site in Nuwakot.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Reconstruction of Durbar High School, the oldest school of Nepal that was severely damaged by the 2015 earthquakes, has formally kicked off, with Education Minister Giriraj Mani Pokhrel and Chinese ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong jointly unveiling the reconstruction project amid a function on the school premises on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 22: As a gesture of their continued support to the cause of medical education reform spearheaded by Dr Govinda KC, a group of civil society members has started a mass sit-in protest from Sunday at Kathmandu Durbar Square.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Three years after the April 2015 earthquakes, the government has started tearing down the quake-damaged historic Durbar High School for the purpose of reconstruction.

NEPALGUNJ, July 10: henever there is rainfall, the heartbeat of Durga Prasad Pandey of Khalla Jhagadiya in Phattepur increases and he starts praying. Rapti River which flows to the south of his house and the floods in various rivulets in the north often displace him and his family every year.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The government has started handing over letters of termination of appointment to those who were appointed by the former government led by Sher Bahadur Deuba.

MAE SAI, July 8: The operation has begun to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who will need to dive out of the flooded Thai cave where they have been trapped for more than two weeks, with officials saying Sunday morning that “today is D-Day.”

KATHMANDU, July 6: Street vendors, hawkers and small-time traders have urged the government to designate them a place to carry on their business in the backdrop of a massive crackdown launched by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).

KATHMANDU, July 6: Street vendors, hawkers and small-time traders have urged the government to designate them a place to carry on their business in the backdrop of a massive crackdown launched by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).

Meeting of NCP Secretariat starts

July 4, 2018 10:14 am

KATHMANDU, July 4: The meeting of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Secretariat is ongoing at the Prime Minister's official residence at Baluwatar.

JUMLA, June 30: Crusader for medical education reform and  senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC initiated his 15th fast-unto-death, in Jumla on Saturday afternoon. He began the hunger strike under police custody but  was subsequently released .

KATHMANDU, June 29: Qatar Airways has started non-stop flight between Doha and Málaga of Spain from June 13. Issuing a statement on Thursday, Qatar Airways said that the first to Málaga touched down on 13 June at Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport where it was welcomed by a celebratory water cannon salute.

KATHMANDU, June 20: A week-long campaign against drug abuse has been launched today on the occasion of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, which falls on June 26 every year.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Qatar Airways has announced its flights to Mykonos of Greece. Issuing a statement on Monday, Nepal office of Qatar Airways said that the airline will provide seasonal direct service to the Greek island four times a week from Doha by an Airbus A320 until September 30 this year.

DHANGADHI, June 18: The Province No 7 State Assembly today started deliberations on the statement of estimated income and expenditure (Budget) for fiscal year 2018/19. The provincial government last week presented the budget in the State Assembly.

Surkhet-Delhi bus service starts

June 2, 2018 07:12 am

SURKHET, June 2: Mid-western Transportation Entrepreneurs Association (MTEA) has started direct bus service connecting Birendranagar, the capital of Karnali Province, and Indian capital New Delhi beginning from Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 27: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Office has started demolishing the shops built on the premises of the Dharahara from Saturday, terminating its previous contracts with the shopkeepers.

LALITPUR, May 24: Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) has started research on developing aromatic rice species after the demand rise.

Sundari River inundates Dalit settlement

KATHMANDU, May 11: US ambassador Alaina B Teplitz, National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Chief Executive Officer, Yuba Raj Bhusal and other government officials held a joint groundbreaking ceremony for the reconstruction of Kanya Mandir Secondary School - the first all-girls' school in Kathmandu on Friday.

HoR starts pre-budget discussions

May 10, 2018 15:26 pm

KATHMANDU, May 10: The House of Representatives has started discussions on the principles and priorities of the Appropriation Bill for the Fiscal Year 2018/19.

With rising interest toward China and the Chinese culture in Nepal of late, investments are pouring in for publication of China-related books in the country. Accordingly, many Chinese publication ventures have opened in Nepal. Nepal Tiyanli Limited is one of such Chinese-owned ventures that has opened its new showroom in Boudha. The publication house was established in three year back, and the formal opening of the showroom was held on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, May 8: A five-day Regional Model United Nations Conference 2018 kicked off in Kathmandu on Monday.

THADI, May 6:After a respite of a week, smuggling of Chinese apples has started again in Siraha, by changing routes and vehicles. Following the publication of a news story about the smuggling of apples a week ago, the smugglers have found new routes starting from the town of Lahan.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Construction has started on a 25MW solar PV project in Nepal, the largest ever in the country.

BHAKTAPUR, April 27: The Higher School Leaving Certificate Examination of Grade XII has started across the nation from today.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The oldest and biggest government hospital, Bir Hospital, has begun Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) diagnosis for lung and chest patients for the first time in the country.

DHADING, April 24: Nilkantha Municipality has started demolishing the illegal structures built by encroaching upon public land in the municipality.

DHADING, April 22: Nilkantha Municipality has started demolishing the illegal structures built by encroaching upon public land in the municipality.

MAHENDRANAGAR, April 21: Surveyors from Nepal and India have started repairing border pillars in the district.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Popular standup comedian Manoj Gajurel is set to mark his talent in Silver screen. Shooting of his debut movie ‘Saikada Dash’ was inaugurated on Monday where he played as the lead actor.

KATHMANDU, April 16: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club ‘A’ has started the first Manmohan Memorial Open Basketball Tournament with a victory in men’s category on Sunday.

First economic census to give complete picture of Nepal’s economy

SARLAHI, April 7: Indu Shankar Sugar Industry of Sharlahi has started clearing its long outstanding dues of sugarcane farmers.

NAWALPARASI, April 4: The new beer has been launched in Nepali market. Raj Brewery Pvt. Ltd., the producer of Warsteiner Premium Beer, officially launched the beer in their ultra-modern factory in Hakui, Nawalparasi on Wednesday.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, April 4: The U-16 team of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has started the first Chautara Sanghachokgadhi Mayor Cup Football Tournament with a big 8-1 win over the home team Chautara Yuwa Club on Tuesday.

Left-wing candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador has an 18-point advantage at the start of formal campaigning for the presidency.

Threat starts at home

April 1, 2018 01:30 am

Western liberal order is not in crisis because of Russia. Crisis in Western democracies is homegrown

KATHMANDU, March 28: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has started preliminary work to extend airport operation time to 21 hours a day.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has started preliminary work to extend airport operation time to 21 hours a day.

NAWALPARASI, Mar 18: The farmers around the Gandak Command Area in west Nawalparasi will now get some relief from the problem of inundation and erosion that they had been enduring for years.

POKHARA, Mar 12: With the objective of controlling and managing stray cattle, Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolitan City has started a campaign to tag all the cattle in the city.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: CPN-UML has decided to nominate incumbent president Bidhya Devi Bhandari as a candidate for new president today.

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: Etihad Airways has launched the inaugural flight connecting Abu Dhabi with Baku, Azerbaijan. The inaugural flight, EY297, departed from Abu Dhabi to Baku on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has taken initiative to bring the Madhes-based parties onboard the government.

Host Army starts with win

February 19, 2018 10:09 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: Host Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) has started its Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Third National Men’s Volleyball Tournament with a thumping 3-0 win over Mid-western Region on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Career Boarding International School, Densh Academy and Highland Academy have started the Feka Cup Inter-school Football Tournament with wins on Saturday.