DUBAI, Feb 2:  Iran welcomes Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi’s election as prime minister of Iraq, Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Sunday, according to the official IRNA new agency.

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Monday invited 842 members from 59 countries to the Oscars organization and, for the first time, reached gender parity in its new class of inductees.

WELLINGTON, June 21: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a daughter Thursday and posted a message welcoming the healthy newborn “to our village.”

SINGAPORE, June 13: Russia has welcomed the outcome of the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Vladimir V. Putin is not a soccer fan — ice hockey has always been his passion — but eight years ago, in the hours after FIFA declared that Russia would host the 2018 World Cup, he told a story designed to illustrate that he grasped just what the event, and the sport, could do for his country, and for the world.

SOUTH KOREA, May 13: North Korea said Saturday that it will dismantle its nuclear test site in less than two weeks, in a dramatic event that would set up leader Kim Jong Un's summit with President Donald Trump next month. Trump welcomed the "gracious gesture."

KATHMANDU, May 12: Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Adityanath Yogi welcomed the bus that left Janakpur yesterday at Ayodhya.

JANAKPUR, May 11: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been welcomed by Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in Janaki Temple. PM Oli directly went to Janaki Temple after taking off at Janakpur.

British Model College, a sister organisation of The British College, has welcomed its new A-Level program manager Lee Russell Wilkes in Kathmandu, according to a press statement issued by the college. Wilkes is an expert in teaching English language and has an experience in teacher training, examining, and mentoring.

KATHMANDU, April 28: The Government of Nepal has welcomed the 2018 Inter-Korean Summit at Peace House in Panmunjeom and the issuance of Declaration following the Summit.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) has welcomed the government's move to end syndicate in the transportation sector. Issuing a press statement on Friday, the Chamber stressed on the importance to stop syndicates and cartels in the transportation sector.

BHAKTAPUR, April 15: The locals of Bhaktapur celebrated annual Sindoor Jatra or the festival of vermilion. The festival is celebrated to welcome the spring.

KATHMANDU, Mar 5: Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has arrived in Kathmandu on a two-day official visit on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The Government of Nepal has welcomed the recent measures taken toward normalizing the relations between the Republic of Korea and Democratic People's Republic of Korea, including through the participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: India on Thursday welcomed the conduct of parliament election and the first ever provincial elections in Nepal.

Big B welcomes Aadar Jain to Bollywood

August 28, 2017 10:01 am

MUMBAI, August 28: At a time when the debate around nepotism is a hot topic in Bollywood, megastar Amitabh Bachchan welcomed Aadar Jain, the grandson of legendary actor-filmamker Raj Kapoor, to Bollywood, saying 'we are family'.

Indian PM Modi welcomes PM Deuba

August 23, 2017 20:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 23:  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has welcomed Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba.

KATHMANDU, August 23: Indian External Minister Sushma Swaraj has received Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at Indira Gandhi International Airport.

FNCCI welcomes monetary policy

July 12, 2017 09:22 am

KATHMANDU, July 11: Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has welcomed the monetary policy presented by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for Fiscal Year 2017/18 as very positive for the private sector.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The United Kingdom has welcomed the completion of the second phase of local elections held on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Etihad Airways has taken delivery of its 10th and final Airbus A380.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Education Consultancy Association of Nepal (ECAN) has welcomed Australian High Commission’s decision to recognize financial documents issued buy all A-listed commercial banks of Nepal for student visa processing.

KATHMANDU, April 18: The United Nations has welcomed the Kavre District Court's ruling on the murder of Maina Sunar.

China welcomes local poll announcement

February 21, 2017 21:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Chinese ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong has welcomed the government's decision to hold local level election on May 14.

Mel Gibson welcomes ninth child at 60

January 24, 2017 15:07 pm

The baby boy is from his girlfriend of two years Rosalind Ross, reported. He was born on Saturday in Los Angeles.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has welcomed the government's move to introduce the Bachelor's in Midwifery program in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: India has welcomed the constitution amendment process which the government of Nepal initiated in order to address the grievances of various agitating Madhes-based parties.

YAN welcomes impeachment motion

October 20, 2016 20:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Youth Association Nepal – a youth wing of CPN-UML – has welcomed the impeachment proposal tabled at the parliament against Chief Commission of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority, Lokman Singh Karki.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Teenage cricket sensation Sandeep Lamichhane has reached Australia to play for Western Suburbs, in the 2016/17 season.

When he was 2, Jeremy Shuler was reading books in English and Korean. At 6, he was studying calculus. Now, at an age when most kids are attending middle school, the exuberant 12-year-old is a freshman at Cornell University, the youngest the Ivy League school has on record.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Mahindra Two-wheelers Ltd on Monday welcomed seasoned riders and Mahindra MOJO experts from India, who rode all the way from Pune on Mahindra MOJO 300cc, specially for the upcoming NADA Auto Show 2016 that starts in Kathmandu from August 30.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 5: With fireworks forming the word "Rio" in the sky, hip-wiggling dancers and supermodel Gisele Bundchen shimmering to the tune of the "Girl from Ipanema," Rio de Janiero welcomed the world to the first Olympic Games in South America with a serious message: Let's take better care of our planet.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has expressed happiness over the parliament passing the Open University Bill.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Young people (14-25 years of age) interested in slam poetry and living in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts can apply for the Kathmandu Regional Slam before June 25.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Young people (14-25 years of age) interested in slam poetry and living in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts can apply for the Kathmandu Regional Slam before June 25. The regional slam is a build up to the ‘QC Awards 2016: National Poetry Slam’ which will be held in September this year. The competition is being organized by Word Warriors in partnership with Quixote’s Cove and is supported by Danish Center for Culture and Development (CKU).