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
Pakistan had relesed Indian fishermen from Gujarat

Pakistan had relesed Indian fishermen from Gujarat

A batch of 144 Indian fishermen, most of them from Gujarat, who were released by Pakistan last Thursday, arrived here today before proceeding to Veraval town from where they will go to their hometowns in various districts. While most of the fishermen hailed from coastal and other districts of the state, some of them belonged to Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.... Read More
Drunk man drives ambulance home assuming it’s his Audi

Drunk man drives ambulance home assuming it’s his Audi

Believe it or not, a man arrived at a corporate hospital in the city in his Audi on Sunday and drove the hospital’s ambulance back home instead. It happened in Chennai. He didn’t realize he was driving a Maruti Omni ambulance until he reached his home 13 km away at Palavakkam from Thousand Lights, according to a police officer who handled... Read More