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Liquor sale, consumption banned ahead of local polls access_time2022-05-10

KATHMANDU, May 10: District Administration Offices in all three districts in the Kathmandu Valley have decided to ban the supply and consumption of alcoholic products in view of the May 13 local level elections.  Issuing a notice separately tod...

NC President Deuba among ruling coalition top leaders to address mass meet in Pokhara access_time2022-05-08

KATHMANDU, May 8: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba including top leaders of the five-party alliance will be addressing an election mass meeting in Pokhara today.  The mass meeting has been scheduled to be hel...

Ruling coalition organizing mass gathering in Kathmandu today access_time2022-05-06

KATHMANDU, May 6: The five-party alliance is organizing a joint election mass gathering in Kathmandu today. Top leaders of the ruling coalition parties are scheduled to address the mass gathering taking place at Shanti Batika of Kathmandu at 1PM. ...

Rainfall with thunderstorm, lightning likely access_time2022-05-02

KATHMANDU, May 2: There is an influence of local air, a low-pressure system prevailing from Uttar Pradesh to West Bengal of India and westerly wind in Nepal, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division. The weather is partly to generally cl...

International Labor Day being marked today access_time2022-05-01

KATHMANDU, May 1: The International Labor Day is being marked today by organizing various programmes by different labor unions and workers, recalling the victory of laborers for their demand for eight-hours of work and legal rights.  On this oc...

Local Polls: Candidates can withdraw their nominations today access_time2022-04-29

KATHMANDU, April 29: The Election Commission (EC) has said those registering candidacy for the local level election could withdraw their nomination by 5.00 PM today.  According to the election schedule, the final name list of candidates would a...

'Academy plays vital role in Implementing federalism' access_time2022-04-29

KATHMANDU, April 29: Lumbini Province Chief Secretary Dilliram Sharma and Secretary Narendra Rana made an on-site monitoring of the Nepalgunj-based Province Training Academy that also functions as provincial center for good governance (PCGG). "The...

56 candidates vying for post of KMC’s mayor access_time2022-04-26

KATHMANDU, April 26: A Total 56 candidacies have been filed for the post of mayor in Kathmandu Metropolis for the coming local level polls scheduled for May 13. Similarly, the number of candidacies filed for the post of deputy mayor stands at 31. Am...

Seventh Gorkha earthquake memorial day being observed today access_time2022-04-25

KATHMANDU, April 25: The seventh memorial day of the Gorkha earthquake is being observed across the country with various programmes. On 25 April, 2015, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit the country with its epicenter in Gorkha's Barpak. The disaste...

US Congress delegation paying three-day visit to Nepal access_time2022-04-20

KATHMANDU, April 20: A four-member delegation of the US Congress will be paying a three-day visit to Nepal. The delegation comprising Cory Booker, Mark Kelly, Kirsten Gillibrand and Mondaire Jones will be leaving for Nepal on Friday.   ...

Nepali Boxer Punam bags bronze in Thailand Open access_time2022-04-10

KATHMANDU, April 10: Nepal has won a bronze medal in the international boxing tournament held in Phuket, Thailand.  Punam Rawal was defeated by her competitor from the Philippines by 2-3   to sign off with the bronze in the 60-kg women'...

Jayanagar-Kurtha passenger train service to begin operation from today access_time2022-04-03

KATHMANDU, April 3: Jayanagar-Kurtha passenger train service is coming under operation from Sunday. The railway service is scheduled to operate from today after it was jointly inaugurated by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, currently on a visit to...

Weather likely to remain cloudy for three more days access_time2022-04-01

APRIL 1: The weather would remain cloudy for three more days due to the impact of a low-pressure system around Bihar of India and local winds.  According to Meteorologist at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Manju Basi, most of the p...

Prez, Vice-Prez, PM Deuba extend best wishes access_time2022-03-17

KATHMANDU, March 17: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished happiness, peace and prosperity to all the brothers and sisters living at home and abroad on the auspicious occasion of the great festival of Nepalis, Phagu Purnima or Holi. In a message ...

NC District Convention: Know new presidents in Sindhupalchowk, Bara, Sarlahi access_time2022-03-14

KATHMANDU, March 14: Junga Bahadur Lama has been elected in the post of the district President of Nepali Congress, Sindhupalchowk.  He garnered 912 votes to emerge victorious to the post.  His close contender Bamshalal Tamang got 848 vo...

Transport entrepreneurs warn of transport fare hike from March 21 access_time2022-03-13

KATHMANDU, March 13: Public transport entrepreneurs have warned of public transport fare hike from March 21 if the government fails to take effective measures against the increase of the price of petroleum products in the country.  They ha...

Let's pledge to eradicate discrimination against women: President access_time2022-03-08

KATHMANDU, March 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed on the need for all to pledge to build a civilized society by eradicating all forms of discrimination against women.  In a congratulatory message on the occasion of the 112th Intern...

Province-1 CM Rai warns to terminate contract of company for ignorance access_time2022-03-03

KHANDBARI, March 3: Province-1 Chief Minister Rajendra Rai warned to terminate contract of the construction company leaving the bridge to be constructed over the Lamsuwaghat-based Arun River in limbo. Minister Rai said this while monitoring the to-be-c...

India embassy issues fresh advisory for its citizens in Ukraine desiring to be evacuated via Hungary access_time2022-02-27

FEB 27: The Indian Embassy in Hungary on Saturday issued a fresh advisory for Indians in Ukraine baring them not to cross the border from other checkpoints than Zahony- Uzhhorod as there is no presence of the Indian Embassy unit to facilitate entry int...

Ukraine Health Minister says 198 Ukrainians killed amid Russia's military operation access_time2022-02-27

FEB 27: Ukraine Health Minister Viktor Liashko said that a total of 198 Ukrainians have been killed, including three children till now since the Russia-Ukraine crisis escalated on Thursday. Liashko, in a Facebook post, shared the number of casualtie...