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
Ngima Nuru Sherpa becomes youngest climber to ascend Mt Everest for 21st time

Ngima Nuru Sherpa becomes youngest climber to ascend Mt Everest for 21st time

A 37-year old Sherpa climber has become the youngest mountaineer in the world to successfully scale the world’s highest mountain for the 21st time. Ngima Nuru Sherpa from Teso village near Namche Bazaar, Solukhumbu, along with other climbers reached the summit point of Mt Everest from Tibet side, the expedition organiser said. “Born on November 6, 1981, Ngima Nuru stood... 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
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
Until April 8, Kumbh Mela festival is held in Nepal

Until April 8, Kumbh Mela festival is held in Nepal

On Monday, March 19 – the fifth day of the month Chaitra according to the Nepalese calendar Vikram Sambat – began in Lokaha in the district of Navalparasi, 60 km from the Chitwan National Park in the south of Nepal a popular Hindu festival Parasar Pratik Kumbh Mela. The event will last until April 8. As the organizers admitted, the... Read More