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
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
Pre-monsoon activity has gained strength

Pre-monsoon activity has gained strength

Kathmandu, March 11 Pre-monsoon activity picked up in some parts of the country, mainly the hilly region and Kathmandu valley, bringing moderate rainfall today. Some areas across the country received showers which the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) said was normal before the monsoon season which begins in June. Meteorologist Raju Pradhananga said, “This is a regular phenomenon and we will... 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
Election Commission decides to hold Presidential election on March 13 – in Nepal

Election Commission decides to hold Presidential election on March 13 – in Nepal

The Election Commission (EC) has decided to hold the presidential election on March 13. According to the constitutional provision, the election for President and Vice-President should be held within a month after the formation of Federal Parliament. Prior to announcing the date of the presidential election, the EC officer bearers had held a consultation with Prime Minister KP Oli. According... Read More