Trekking route for people with disabilities is now on

Trekking route for people with disabilities is now on

A trekking route that was developed targeting the people with disabilities is now on in Annapurna Rural Municipality- 1 of Kaski district. Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari inaugurated the route amid a programme organised in the Capital on Saturday. The 1.3-kilometres route was developed with the financial assistance of Nepal Tourism Board and people’s voluntary labour. “People... Read More
Ghode Jatra was celebrated on Saturday

Ghode Jatra was celebrated on Saturday

The annual festival of Ghode Jatra, also known as the Horse Racing Day which falls on the Nepali month of Chaitra, is being celebrated in the Kathmandu Valley with much gusto on Saturday. The Ghode Jatra is known as the oldest festival celebrated in the country’s cultural hub of the Valley. The festival is being celebrated annually as per a... Read More
Entertainment industry workers seek respect

Entertainment industry workers seek respect

People, especially women, working in the entertainment industry are still looked down upon in a closed society like ours. “Like people working in other sectors, we also work for livelihood and contribute to society by providing entertainment to people in restaurants, dance bars, etc, but people have negative perception about us and our profession,” said Sonam Thapa, a worker at... Read More
In Kathmandu: The 108th International Women Day has been marked

In Kathmandu: The 108th International Women Day has been marked

On the 108th International Women’s Day, today’s march from Kathmandu took place. The campaign was an initiative of the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare, in which various people, organizations, social activists and mediators participated. The march, which began with the gate of the exhibition hall in Bhrikutimandap, ended at Szantivatika in Ratnapark, circling Tundikhel via Bhadrakali Temple, Shahid... Read More
15th February 2018 Dorota Volkov celebrated her 45th birthday in Kathmandu

15th February 2018 Dorota Volkov celebrated her 45th birthday in Kathmandu

15th February 2018 Dorota Volkov celebrated her birthday with her family in Kathmandu. As Maja Volkov has writen: “Today, 15th February 2018, is my mothers birthday. Our planning and gifts We (me and Katia (my biggest sister)), planned to make some surprises for her, like gifts and morning taking care. While we reminded ourselves of her birthday only 10th February when I... Read More
Sushma Swaraj is going to visit Kathmandu this week with PM Modi’s message

Sushma Swaraj is going to visit Kathmandu this week with PM Modi’s message

When the leftist alliance is about to form a new government in Kathmandu, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sends his External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to Kathmandu with a political mission, apparently to repair the rough edges of New Delhi’s frayed ties with CPN- UML (Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist) Chairman KP Sharma Oli, who is tipped to be the... Read More
The Kathmandu Metropolitan City launches free Wi-Fi zones and CCTV surveillance

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City launches free Wi-Fi zones and CCTV surveillance

Kathmandu mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya commits to expand free Wi-Fi service throughout the Capital by next two years. The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has set up 16 CCTV cameras and free Wi-Fi zones at four different public places. Free Wi-Fi service has been started in Chhaku Paku Mandir (Baneshwor Park), Sano Gaucharan, Thapa Gaun Chowk and Seto Ganesh Mandir in... Read More
The minimum fares for Taxi have gone up, Karnataka government notified

The minimum fares for Taxi have gone up, Karnataka government notified

Commuters will have to shell out a minimum fare of Rs 44 on small cabs and Rs 80 on luxurious taxis for the first four kilometers, Karnataka government notified on Wednesday. Until now aggregator taxis plying in the city were free to charge however low they wanted to, but the fixing of a minimum fare by the state government could... Read More
Tamil Nadu government quietly trims bus fleet by 10 percent to cut costs

Tamil Nadu government quietly trims bus fleet by 10 percent to cut costs

Public transport corporations across the state have quietly removed over 10 percent of buses from their fleet in the last few weeks, which could mean that around 5,000 daily bus services were withdrawn. It is learnt from reliable inside sources that the move was to control the spiraling maintenance costs of buses since around a whopping 60 percent of public... Read More