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
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
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
India fined Google for misusing its dominant position

India fined Google for misusing its dominant position

In the case of misusing of a dominant position in the market, India imposed a fine of USD 21 million on Google, which published the search results in such a way as to increase the number of its own services. The Indian authorities have accused Google corporation of abusing its dominant position in the segment of universal online search and advertising... Read More