• Nepal to facilitate on holding SAARC Summit in Pakistan

    Kathmandu, Dec 2 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said Nepal would facilitate from its side to hold the 19th SAARC Summit in Pakistan. During a meeting with the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Yusuf Raza Gilani, who is currently in Nepal in course of his participation in the ongoing Asia Pacific Summit in...

  • Shankhadhar Day being observed in Kathmandu Valley

    Kathmandu, Nov 18 : Shankhadhar Day, a celebration held in memory of national luminary Shankhardhar Sakhwa, a pioneer of Nepal Sambat, is being celebrated in the capital city today. The Day is celebrated particularly by the Newar community to commemorate the day when the late Prime Minister Krishna Prasad Bhattarai declared Sakhwa as a national...

  • Undue power access suffers project implementation- Chief Minister Bhatta

    Dhangadhi, Nov 18 : Chief Minister of Far West Province, Trilochan Bhatta, has said the attitude of selecting development projects based on one’s access to power centre has created hindrances on effective implementation of the project. At the provincial level capacity building on sustainable development friendly planning, monitoring and data gathering organized with the initiative...

  • Sajha Yatayat brings electric buses into operation

    Lalitpur, Oct 23 : Sajha Yatayat has brought electric buses into operation from today. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated the electric bus service by travelling in the electric bus from Pulchowk-based Sajha Yatayat premises to Singha Durbar. On the occasion, Prime Minister Oli said that hydropower produced in the country would make positive impact...

  • Petro crisis hits hard revelers in Dashain

    Panchthar, Oct 23 : Panchthar saw a shortage of petrol during the festive time of Dashain. The volume of petroleum products, imported before Dashain, was not adequate to address the demand in the festive time. With the petro crisis, the people moving to the houses of relatives for receiving Tika and the revelers visiting Taplejung-based...

  • Govt. will protect old schools: DPM Pokharel

    Kathmandu, Oct 9 : Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Ishwor Pokharel has said that the government would protect old schools. At a programme organised on the occasion of 70th anniversary of Shivapuri Secondary School, Maharajgunj today, DPM Pokharel said that the old schools would be protected as they are historical heritages. He further...

  • Earthquake survivors not getting relief

    Syangja, Oct 9: The survivors of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake here have complained that they have not received the relief amount for house construction. They have said they have not even got the first installment of the house construction grants provided by the government to the earthquake victims. “My house collapsed due to the earthquake....

  • Chinese investors urged to spur investment in Nepal

    Kathmandu, Sept 20: Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun, who is on an official visit to China, paid a courtesy call on Chinese Vice-Premier, Hu Chunhua, on Wednesday evening. During the meeting, Vice-President Pun said the Nepal-China relation has become as high as the Mount Everest as well as inseparable, noting the bonding is deepening to to...

  • Comedy actor Shrestha undergoes first successful Parkinson’s surgery

    Kathmandu, Sept 18 : Senior comedy actor Madan Krishna Shrestha has successfully undergone first surgery of Parkinson’s disease. In a press statement issued by Annapurna Neuro Hospital’s Chair, Basanta Panta, here today, it is mentioned that a team of doctors had performed Deep Brain Stimulation surgery in Globus Pallidus part of the brain, the right...

  • Sri Lanka takes BIMSTEC chairmanship

    Kathmandu, Aug 31: Chairmanship of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) has been handed over to Sri Lanka. At a concluding ceremony of the Fourth Summit in the Capital today, BIMSTEC Chair and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli handed on its chairmanship to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. On...


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