KATHMANDU, June 15: The government’s decision to provide holiday two days a week has been revoked from today. As the decision taken on May 15 has been scrapped, the old system of office hours and weekend has been implemented, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The government has withdrawn its earlier decision to enforce two-day a week public holiday beginning June 15.

KATHMANDU, May 22: The government is preparing to review its decision to go for a two-day weekend after it received complaints that it was unworkable. The government has reached the stage of retreating due to the complexity in the implementation of the decision that was announced without proper study and homework.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The fresh session of the Federal Parliament is scheduled to begin on Sunday as per the apex court verdict.

Sushant Singh Rajput’s sudden death is yet to register among his fans and colleagues. The actor died by suicide on Sunday. Earlier this month, the actor had shared a post dedicated to his late mother on Instagram.

National College is hosting their annual festival, ‘National Youth Fest’ at its premises in Dhumbarahi on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5:The Federal Parliament parliamentary hearing committee is scheduled to conduct hearing of four proposed ambassadors for India, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel on coming Sunday.

Chhath festival to begin on Sunday

November 10, 2018 17:58 pm

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 10: The main ritual of the four-day Chhath festival will formally begin on Sunday. It is observed for four days, from Kartik Shukla Chaturthi to Kartik Shukla Saptami as per the lunar calendar.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Election for chairmen of two joint committees of House of Representatives and National Assembly has been scheduled for coming Sunday.

WEST BANK, July 25: Bassem Tamimi told media he expects Ahed will be realeased early, but Israeli authorities have not confirmed this. Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi, who has been held in an Israeli prison for slapping a fully armed Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank town of Nabi Saleh, is expected to be released this Sunday according to her father, Bassem Tamimi.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Despite lofty promises of reining in financial indiscipline and announcement of reforms in project execution, the government made biggest ever single-day payment on Sunday. This indicates the project execution has been done in the eleventh hour with the sole intention to use up the budget before the end of the fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The Flood Forecasting Division under the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) has warned of potential floods in major rivers of the central and eastern regions of the country from Sunday night. Water levels are expected to rise in Kankai, Koshi, Kamala, Bagmati and Narayani rivers flowing through the Chure range and they could potentially reach the critical level.

SAO PAULO, June 3: Renato Augusto and Douglas Costa will miss Brazil’s World Cup warm-up friendly against Croatia in England this weekend due to injury, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Friday.

INDONESIA, May 13: At least nine people have been killed and 40 others injured in bomb attacks, including a suicide blast, targeting churches in Indonesia’s second biggest city, Surabaya.

KATHMANDU, May 5: The second session of the Federal Parliament, made up of the House of Representatives (lower house) and National Assembly (upper house), will convene at 4:00pm on May 6, Sunday at the International Convention Centre in New Baneshwar, said the Federal Parliamentary Secretariat.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Weather variation and rainfall will continue in the country with relatively active monsoon and prevalence of moisture wind from Bay of Bengal.

RUPANDEHI, April 27: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is addressing the provincial assembly meeting of Province-5 on Sunday.

NC CWC meeting postponed for Sunday

April 21, 2018 04:00 am

KATHMANDU, April 21: Nepali Congress Central Working Committee meeting scheduled for Friday has been postponed for Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 30: Following protests from student unions, the government on Friday postponed the temporary teachers' exams scheduled to start from April 6. Following the government's decision, the student unions affiliated to the three major political parties - CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Nepali Congress (NC) - also put off their indefinite educational strike scheduled to start on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 6: The departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) is set to organize the fifth National Open Women’s Volleyball, the fourth National-level Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badminton and the 10th Sahabir Memorial Open Lawn Tennis tournaments from Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 3: The Supreme Court on Friday postponed the recording of statements of Kantipur Publications officials in a contempt of court case for Sunday.

GENEVA, Mar 2: Syria’s government may allow an aid convoy with supplies for 180,000 people to go to the town of Douma in the besieged enclave of eastern Ghouta on Sunday, the Middle East director of the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: A cabinet meeting on Friday entrusted Prime Minister Sher Bahdaur Deuba to recommend three upper house members to President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 3: Province 2 has set February 14 for the election of the Speaker of the provincial assembly.

SURKHET, Feb 3: Preparations for the first provincial meeting of the Province 6 is almost over. A Parliament Secretariat led by Krishnadhwaj Khadka is working on the operation and management of the assembly

Engineering Indoor Cricket from Sunday

January 10, 2018 11:19 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: CIST College and Cosmos College of Management are set to organize the Engineering Cup Indoor Cricket Tournament from January 14.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Sunday’s bitterly cold weather in the capital has set the record for the coldest day of the year so far in the Kathmandu Valley. The minimum temperature in the Valley dropped to as low as zero degree Celsius to set the record, which is already colder than the coldest day of last winter.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The 16th Women’s National Football League is all set to start from Sunday under the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship. The tournament will end on January 11.

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A ban on ivory sales in China, the world's largest importer and end user of elephant tusks, takes effect on Sunday with wildlife activists calling it a vital step to reducing the slaughter of the endangered animals.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: The Election Commission prohibits the use of public as well as private vehicles in 32 districts from Saturday midnight.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Call Mobility Ltd, the authorized distributor for Huawei in Nepal, is launching its new offering -- Huawei Nova 2i -- in the Nepali market on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Call Mobility Ltd, the authorized distributor for Huawei in Nepal, is launching its new offering -- Huawei Nova 2i -- in the Nepali market on Sunday.Issuing a statement, the company said that Nova 2i will be first the smartphone in Nepal with four cameras.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Aviation enthusiastic students now can get detailed information about Nepali aviation history through Aviation Museum. The aviation museum is ready to open for students from Sunday at Sinamangal.

MONTEVIDEO, Sept 24: The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) canceled all scheduled matches on Sunday after the country’s referees decided they would refuse to officiate further due to increasing violence.

ATLANTIC CITY, Sept 10: The next Miss America will soon be crowned, just as a deadly hurricane slams into Florida and not long after another one inundated Texas.

KATHMANDU, August 17: The government upon the request of Kamal Thapa's Rastriya Prajatantra Party is working to put the constitution amendment bill to vote only after Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 5: The Supeme Court on Monday ordered the Election Commisison not to implement its decision to conduct a re-poll in Bharatpur-19  until Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba, who has registered his candidacy for the post of Prime Minister, has urged the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) for supporting him in the election of the Prime Minister taking place in Parliament tomorrow.

KATHMANDU, June 2: The parliament secretariat has published the schedule for electing the new prime minister  amid protests by the main opposition CPN-UML. The election will take place Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Nepal Drugs Ltd (NDL) is planning to double production of Oral Rehydration Salt (ORS) from Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 2: The Secretariat of the Legislature-Parliament has published the election schedule for the post of prime minister.

Ramadan begins from Sunday

May 28, 2017 16:55 pm

KATHMANDU, May 28: Ramadan, the holy month of the Islamic calendar, begins from Sunday.

DANG, May 27: Senior Orthopedic Surgeon Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging hunger strikes time and again demanding reforms in the medical education, is to stage his 11th hunger strike in the Dang district.  KC has arrived in Dang to stage the hunger strike with three-point demands.

No vehicular movement on Sunday

May 12, 2017 15:55 pm

KATHMANDU, May 12: The vehicular movement will be prohibited on Sunday for the first phase of local level election.

KATHMANDU, May 5: The Legislature-Parliament meeting has been adjourned till Sunday 1 pm following obstruction by the CPN-UML lawmakers on Friday.

France goes to the polls on Sunday for the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election, crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters' anger with the political establishment.

KATHMANDU, April 14: Nepal and China have finalized the date to hold the first-ever joint military training between the armies of the two countries. The 10-day long Nepal-China Special Forces Joint Military Training named as Sagarmatha Friendship-2017 will begin in Kathmandu from April 16.

KATHMANDU, April 14: In view of conducting the local elections within the set date, the Election Commission (EC) is opening the offices of the chief returning officers in all 75 districts from Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 13: The Nepal Army (NA) has said that it is going to start Nepal-China Special Joint Military drill titled ‘Sagarmatha Friendship-2017 from Sunday.

BHAKTAPUR, March 31: The 2nd edition of the 'Agriculture Fair and Exhibition 2073' is being held in Bhaktapur district.