550 students isolated DNA from bananas to create Guinness World Record

550 students isolated DNA from bananas to create Guinness World Record

Ram Singh, a gardener at GD Goenka Public School here, purchased 15 dozen bananas from a local market for a record-breaking feat that 550 students of the school were about to attempt on Saturday. At midday, the students from Classes VII to XII had taken their place in chairs lined up on one end of the school premises. They were... Read More
PM Modi sends customised letter to Ayushman Bharat scheme beneficiaries, here’s what it says

PM Modi sends customised letter to Ayushman Bharat scheme beneficiaries, here’s what it says

Beneficiaries of the Centre’s Ayushman Bharat insurance programme in Jharkhand, from where Narendra Modi will roll out the flagship scheme on Sunday, have been sent a two-page customised letter from the prime minister outlining the importance and benefits of the project. The government will send similar letters to 10.74 crore beneficiary families across the country gradually. The letters will have a... Read More
SGPC provides free treatment at drug de-addiction centres

SGPC provides free treatment at drug de-addiction centres

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to provide free treatment and langar to drug addicts at the de-addiction centre of Guru Ramdas Medical College and Hospital in Amritsar. This decision was taken in its Thursday’s executive committee meeting held at Talwandi Sabo in Bathinda district. Harbhajan Singh Vakta, Press Secretary of the SGPC, said apart from the free treatment and... Read More
Minister Bista: Child labour to be eliminated in seven years

Minister Bista: Child labour to be eliminated in seven years

Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security, Gokarna Bista, today said Nepal would be rid of child labour in the next seven years. “Nepal has prepared ‘National Master Plan for the Elimination of Child Labour’ with the aim to end child labour by 2082 BS. The master plan will get approved in some days,” he said addressing a morning procession... Read More
Oli receives Modi at Dwarika’s for a one-on-one meeting

Oli receives Modi at Dwarika’s for a one-on-one meeting

Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached The Dwarika’s Hotel after paying courtesy visits to the President and the Vice-President. Modi was received by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at the Battisputali based heritage hotel. The two are currently engaged in a one-on-one meeting which will be followed by a delegation level talks. A joint press-statement will be released... Read More
Janakpur all set to welcome Indian PM Modi

Janakpur all set to welcome Indian PM Modi

All the necessary preparations for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Janakpur have concluded. Construction of a podium, helipads and black topping of roads among other preparations have finished, according to the State Minister of Physical Infrastructure, Jitendra Sonal. The security in Janakpur has been tightened and entry to the Barhabigha ground, where felicitation program will be carried out,... Read More
Nepal was ranked third happiest nation in South Asia

Nepal was ranked third happiest nation in South Asia

Nepal is ranked as 101st among 156 countries in the World Happiness Report-2018 released by United Nations’ Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). In 2015, Nepal was ranked 121st with a score of 4.514. Nepal has now accumulated a score of 4.880, climbing 20 spots above the former 2015 ranking. In South Asia, Nepal ranks third behind Pakistan (5.472) and Bhutan... Read More
President worships with ‘Panchamrit Snan’ at Pashupatinath temple

President worships with ‘Panchamrit Snan’ at Pashupatinath temple

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has attended worship with ‘Panchamrit Snan’ rituals at Pashupatinath and Basuki temples today. This is the second time President Bhandari attended the worship after her election to the high post. The President had a receipt made by paying Rs 5,100 as special worship fee at Pashupatinath temple on Monday; Monday is considered the day of Lord... Read More
Province 2 announces eight additional public holidays

Province 2 announces eight additional public holidays

The government in Province 2 has announced eight public holidays in addition to the number of holidays fixed by the federal government. Holidays have been announced on various festivals and occasions that are celebrated in the Province that comprises eight Tarai districts from Saptari in the east to Parsa in west. The provincial government has decided to give public holidays... Read More
Shrinkhala Khatiwada was crowned 24th Miss Nepal World

Shrinkhala Khatiwada was crowned 24th Miss Nepal World

Shrinkhala Khatiwada was crowned Miss Nepal World 2018 as she beat 24 othercontestants at the grand finale of the beauty pageant held at Hotel Annapurna, Durbarmarg on April 11. Miss Nepal World 2017 Nikita Chandak handed over the crown to 22-year-old Khatiwada. The final seven contestants were asked “What three tasks need to be performed to make a prosperous Nepal... Read More