BANEPA, Aug 5: Ubiquitous learning or u-learning; is not yet a much heard term in the country. However, this ‘portable’ teaching technique is being adopted to teach community kids in some districts including Banepa.
LONDON, Aug 2: Former world number one Andy Murray took another big step in his comeback from hip surgery by beating fellow Brit Kyle Edmund 7-6(4) 1-6 6-4 in the second round of the Citi Open on Wednesday.
When was oxygen discovered? How did King William II die? And when was the first Guinness World Book of Records published? As the eighth month gets under way, we look back at some of the strangest and most surprising things that have happened in August through history.
I was relaxed after my term break, but out of the blue, an incident occurred. I had to attend a three-day program. My first presumption compelled me to think that it would be boring, but when I started to participate and attend the classes; I found it to be enthusiastic.
REDDING, July 27: An explosive wildfire tore through two small Northern California communities Thursday before reaching the city of Redding, killing a bulldozer operator on the fire lines, burning three firefighters, destroying dozens of homes and forcing thousands of terrified residents to flee.
SAUDI ARABIA, July 26: Saudi Arabia is temporarily halting oil shipments through the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, the country’s energy minister has said. It follows a Houthi attack on a Saudi oil tanker off Yemen’s western coast.
ILAM, July 20: The Indian gateway to eastern Nepal, Pashupatinagar has become the main 'transit' for human trafficking in recent days .Despite being aware that human trafficking through Pashupatinagar is much higher than through other customs points along the eastern border, the authorities concerned have turned a blind eye to this. By taking advantage of the open border, human traffickers sell people to India and many other countries by citing various reasons such as foreign employment, health, meeting relatives among others. According to Maiti Nepal, this customs point is used for trafficking girls and boys from as many as 52 districts including Ilam.
POKHARA, July 20: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that Nepal should export its abundant mineral water through the cross-country railways which are expected to link Nepal to China and India in a few years.
BIRGUNJ, July 20: The number of containers coming to Sirsiya Dry Port in Birgunj from third countries via Indian ports increased by nearly 25 percent in Fiscal Year 2017/18. This suggests a healthy growth in the country's third-country imports via the dry port.
HONOLULU, July 17: An explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a sightseeing boat off Hawaii’s Big Island, injuring 23 people Monday, officials said.
KATHMANDU, July 12: As consensus appears elusive among the aspirants for the post of parliamentary party (PP) leader in the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N), the party is set to elect its PP leader through election on Saturday.
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.
SAMARA, June 29: Colombia’s Yerry Mina thumped home a second-half header to secure a dramatic 1-0 victory over Senegal on Thursday that catapulted the South Americans into the World Cup last 16 and dumped their African opponents out of tournament.
ROSTOV-ON-DON, June 27: Diego Maradona sensationally gave a double middle finger salute to the crowd after Marcos Rojo scored a dramatic late winner to send Argentina through to the knockout stages of the World Cup with a 2-1 win over Nigeria.
If you have ever been to Delhi in India, you know there are two things that one cannot afford to miss in this beautiful place – its rich heritage and its delicious mouth watering food. Delhi is the melting pot of various cultures and traditions and this makes the food culture of this city unique and intriguing.
The number of event management companies in Nepal is mushrooming at an alarming rate. However, only a handful provides unique experiences to its customers; Offering Happiness is one of such few companies. For its innovative approach of managing events, the company established by entrepreneurs Abinash Chaudhary, Darshan Parajuli, Niraj Kafle, and Santosh Pandey are currently creating buzz all over.
SINDHUPALCHOWK,June 5: People from Thulo Sirubari of Sangachowkgadhi Municipality-13 in Sindhupalchowk have purchased an ambulance through donations they collected through the use of social network site 'Facebook'.
CHITWAN, May 25: Acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Deepak Raj Joshi has said both sides of a disputed win if the dispute is resolved through mediation, arguing that this is so because both sides themselves decide on their respective issues.
Mankind is blessed with history, mythologies, and stories. It’s one of the main ways to understanding the meaning of our existence. The evolution of our cultures, traditions, morality, and spirituality through the ages are vital for us to move toward a better future.
KATHMANDU, May 22: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has arrested a man on the charge of involvement in transacting illegal crypto-currency ‘bitcoin’ and swindling over Rs 3 million from various individuals.
KATHMANDU, May 21: The Department of Prison Management reportedly under pressure from the Ministry of Home Affairs is working to release convicted murderer former Maoist leader Balkrishna Dhungel from jail before he completes his jail 20-year jail term.
Although it sounds pretty extravagant, art journal is similar to a regular journal. It just incorporates colors, images, patterns, collages and other similar stuff other than just your handwriting. It can be used any way the artist or the owner of the journal wants to use it.
Sunrisers Hyderabad produced another brilliant bowling effort after skipper Kane Williamson’s crucial half-century to beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by five runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 encounter on Monday
Our humankind is blessed with stories, histories and myths. It’s one of the main ways to understand the meaning of our existence. The evolution of our cultures, traditions, morality and spirituality through the ages are vital for us to move on towards the future. The immortality is deeply rooted in our genes and we have to leave the world behind one day or the other.
KATHMANDU, April 28: Painting exhibition ‘Anirvan’ is on display from Tuesday at Imago Dei Café, Nagpokhari. Artist Niharika Pant’s 21 paintings are featured in the five-day long exhibition. This is her second solo exhibition, which was inaugurated by Maha duo Madan Krishna Shrestha and Hari Bansha Acharya.
KATHMANDU, April 22: Half of the migrant workers have been found to be going abroad for foreign employment under individual labor approval, through middlemen, putting their safety and compensation at risk.
This Thursday, locals of Chasan near Basantapur, Kathmandu, were seen taking selfies and photographs in front of wall-arts painted on their houses. There was an air of great fun and excitement as they were rejoicing and discussing the beautiful realistic art that was just created on their houses. They were saying how those artworks truly represented the area.
DHANGADHI, April 16: It was a fitting end to a tournament that exemplified the rise of the far-western part of Nepal in cricket. Team Chauraha Dhangadhi successfully defended its title and became two-time champions, defeating Kathmandu Goldens by 21 runs in the second edition of the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL), which concluded Friday.
Neha Christopher always loved to dance but it was actually her mother who steered her towards exploring the therapeutic side of dancing. Now a certified dance and movement therapist, Christopher came to Nepal sometime in August 2017. Since then, she has already facilitated six different workshops in collaboration with six different organizations including Rupy’s International School, Pushpanjali School, and Katha Ghera and she is all geared up for an upcoming four-month long workshop with The British School students.
MADRID, April 12: Cristiano Ronaldo showed nerves of steel to score an injury-time penalty and send holders Real Madrid into the semi-finals of the Champions League in extraordinary circumstances as they lost 3-1 to Juventus on Wednesday but won a thrilling tie 4-3 on aggregate.
ILAM, March 24: Rich in biodiversity and natural beauty and situated at the hight of 3,636 meter, Sandakpur in Ilam district is a popular tourist destination. Every year thousands of do mestic and international tourists visit this place in order to get the view of beautiful mountain ranges.
POKHARA, March 20: District Police Office (DPO), Kaski on Sunday arrested nine individuals on charge of deceiving people and robbing millions of rupees by creating fake offers in social media (Emo, Viber, Facebook, and Messenger).
The act of touching has been a significant stimulus to express various emotions and an effective means of communication since the beginning of human life. Over centuries in human civilization, we have helped this act to evolve in different forms.
BANEPA, March 10: As disasters occur unexpectedly, stakeholders have often underscored the need for effective preparedness for disasters. The devastating earthquake of 2015 had led bare the country's unpreparedness to cope with such looming threats. Not just earthquakes, the country is also prone to floods, inferno and landslides.
MANCHESTER, March 8: Manchester City advanced to the Champions League quarter-finals despite suffering their first home loss in over a year, going through 5-2 on aggregate after a 2-1 defeat by Swiss champions Basel on Wednesday.
Though there might be a negligible number of girl students taking computer or technical subjects, it is even rare to find them making a career out of such fields. Pratiksha Pandey and Binita Shrestha are two among that relatively small population of women who not only survived the four years of their engineering but are also working in the field.
DOLPA, Feb 16: All five health facilities in Tripurasundari Municipality of Dolpa are facing chronic shortages of medicines. Though shortages have been prevalent since last November, it is yet to draw the attention of authorities concerned.