Krishna Khadka

PHOTOS: Women in labor market access_time2022-03-08

International Women’s Day KATHMANDU, March 8: Nepal is observing the 112th International Women's Day on Tuesday. Despite provisions and Women Rights enshrined in the Constitution of Nepal itself, a lot is yet to be done to protect Women...

Newly-elected NC office bearers, CWC members distributed certificates (with photos) access_time2021-12-25

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Newly-elected office bearers and central executive members of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) were distributed certificates of selection amid a program held at the Sanepa-based party head office on Saturday.  Gopal Krishna Gh...

PHOTOS: NBA organizes march-past to protest against CJ Rana access_time2021-11-25

KATHMANDU, November 25: The Nepal Bar Association (NBA) organizeD a march-past to protest against the Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana on Thursday pressuring him to step down. The march started from the Supreme Court and ended at Baluwatar. ...

IN PICS: Yoga Camp of Baba Ramdev at Pashupatinath premises access_time2021-11-21

KATHMANDU, November 21: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation organized a one day Yoga Camp at Pashupatinath premises on Sunday morning. The camp was attended by Prem Bahadur Ale, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation and In...

Leaders flock to Baba Ramdev’s TV launch event access_time2021-11-19

KATHMANDU, November 19: Nepali leaders flocked to Baba Ramdev’s television launch program held at Mandikhatar in Kathmandu on Thursday. Patanjali Yog Peeth Nepal launched two TV channels, Patanjali Nepal TV and Astha TV in Nepal. Prime Mini...

Kathmandu streets during ‘banda’ called by Biplab-led NCP in photos access_time2021-11-16

KATHMANDU: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplab’ has called a general shutdown [Nepal banda] as a protest against the hike of petroleum products, for Tuesday.  Places in the Kathmandu Valley reported a ...

Illuminated Kathmandu Valley in 20 photos access_time2021-11-04

KATHMANDU: Laxmi Puja is being observed across the country Thursday.  The third day of Yamapanchak of Tihar festival is being celebrated by worshipping Laxmi, the goddess of wealth, affluence and prosperity, this evening, with devotion. &nbs...

PHOTOS: Nepal Nat’l Football Team arrives home, receives warm welcome access_time2021-10-18

KATHMANDU: Nepal National Football Team, which was in the Maldives to participate in the SAFF Championship, arrived in Kathmandu on Monday.  The players and team officials were received at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) by Maheshowr ...

PHOTOS: Jewellery shops crowded as Dashain draws closer access_time2021-10-07

KATHMANDU: Most jewellery shops at New Road in Kathmandu are seen crowded with shoppers as major Nepali festivals including  Dashai are drawing closer.  Nepali women, who usually purchase gold and silver jewellery items during Teej festiva...

EPL inaugural match in photos access_time2021-09-25

KATHMANDU: Nepalis franchise Everest Premier League (EPL)  kicked off from Saturday.  The tournament is scheduled to take place from September 25 to October 9 at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur. Various six franchis...

PHOTOS: Crispy notes for Dashain ! access_time2021-09-20

KATHMANDU: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) started distributing new banknotes from Monday in view of the upcoming Dashain festival.  The general public can exchange crispy notes from the central office and provincial offices of the NRB. Similar...

PHOTOS: Pro-monarchy rally held in Kathmandu access_time2021-09-19

KATHMANDU: Sunday marks Constitution Day. The day is being observed to commemorate the day in 2015 when the Constituent Assembly (CA) promulgated the constitution institutionalizing republicanism, secularism and inclusiveness.  The day is ...

118 Nepalis return home from Afghanistan (with photos) access_time2021-08-17

291 Nepali nationals arrive Kathmandu from Afghanistan since Aug 6 KATHMANDU, August 17: At a time when the international communities are evacuating their citizens from Afghanistan after the Taliban gained control over the government, Nepali nationa...

Ignoring corona fears, devotees flock to Shiva temples on last Monday of Shrawan access_time2021-08-16

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Data released by the government suggests that the infection of coronavirus disease is on the rise across the country in the past few weeks.  As an indication of the third wave, the country has been reporting 3,000 cases ...

Shiva temples crowded with devotees despite corona fears (with photos) access_time2021-08-09

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Despite local administrations’ restrictions on religious activities at the temples and shrines amidst the rising fear of the coronavirus disease, most Shiva temples across the country including Pashupatinath Area in Kat...

Police raid Chinese-run liquor factory in Thamel (with photos) access_time2021-07-30

KATHMANDU, July 30: Police have raided a liquor factory run by a Chinese citizen at Jyatha, Thamel in the capital.  A team of police personnel deployed from the Metropolitan Crime Division, on Friday, raided the factory and seized 10,000 liters...

IN PICS: Milk ‘offered’ in Bagmati River access_time2021-07-26

KATHMANDU, July 26: Pro-Hindu activists have offered milk in the Bagmati River at Pashupatinath.  Influenced by those Hindus in Uttar Pradesh, India, the Pro-Hindu activists in Nepal also offered milk in Pashupati. The issue  of ‘...

Transportation entrepreneurs hand over vehicle keys to Prime Minister access_time2021-07-25

KATHMANDU, July 25: Transport entrepreneurs have staged a protest demonstration at Maitighar in Kathmandu raising various demands.  As a symbolic protest, they handed over a dummy key of public transport vehicles to the Prime Minister thro...

Single-shot J&J vaccination administration kicks off (Photo Feature) access_time2021-07-19

KATHMANDU, July 19: Administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccine against the coronavirus disease has kicked off.  The US-made vaccine, which works on a single shot, is being administered to people, aged between 50 and 54. Similarly, people w...

Devotees throng Pashupatinath as they observe first Monday of Shrawan (with photos) access_time2021-07-19

KATHMANDU, July 19: Pashupatinath Temple Area in Kathmandu has been crowded with female devotees as they pay their homage to Lord Shiva on the first Monday of Shrawan this year.  Despite grappling fears of the coronavirus disease,  a large...