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SC issues interim order to not halt Bisket jatra access_time2021-04-08

The Supreme Court has issued an interim order to not halt the celebration of Bisket jatra, a cultural festival marked for nine days every New year in the district. Earlier, the meeting of the district level Covid-19 crisis management centre had deci...

Chaunri festival in Tinsimana on New Year access_time2021-04-04

A Chaunri festival is being held in Tinsimana of Falelung rural municipality-4 of Paanchthar district on the occasion of New Year 2078. The festival is being organized by local organisations promoting Chaunri or mountain cow farming and tourism, with t...

Radio Nepal organises nation-wide open modern song competition access_time2021-03-31

A nation-wide open modern song competition has begun from today on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of establishment of Radio Nepal. Inaugurating the competition, Secretary at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and Chairpe...

Prof Bhandari bags Research Award of the TH Köln 2021 access_time2021-03-29

Prof Dr Ramchandra Bhandari, Professor of Renewable Energy Systems at the Faculty of Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems, the TH Köln or Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany, has received the TH Köln 2021 research awar...

Holi festival fosters national unity: Tourism Minister Dhakal access_time2021-03-28

Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Bhanubhakta Dhakal expressed hope that the Holi festival, also called the Fagu poornima, would foster mutual harmony and intimacy among the people in Nepali society. Giving a message of best wishes ...

Nepali Embassy in Oman pays reverence to writer Harthi access_time2021-03-28

Oman-based Nepali Embassy on Saturday organised a webinar on literature and nature.  The event was organised as a respect (posthumously) to the late Mohammed Al Harthi who had contribution to the promotion of Nepali tourism and literature through...

Mukesh honoured with 'Banepa Tara' award access_time2021-03-28

People's movement 2006 injured Mukesh Kayastha of Banepa has been honoured with the 'Banepa tara' medal at a function organised to mark the 40th founding day of Banepa Municipality. At a function held here on Saturday, Deputy Prime Minister...

'Passport to Pokhara' offer mooted to attract domestic tourists access_time2021-03-25

Domestic Tourism Restoration Committee (DTRC) Gandaki is bringing 'Passport to Pokhara' offer through 'scratch and win' so as to make the coronavirus-battered tourism dynamic.  Committee coordinator Agni Kandel shared that the o...

Preparation for nationwide inter-city chess championship over access_time2021-03-24

All necessary preparation have been made for the nationwide inter-city chess championship-2077 BS that is taking place at Bagmati province headquarters, Hetauda, from today.  Makawanpur Chess Association and Hetauda Chess Club are jointly hos...

AI calls on FIFA to act on labour abuses in Qatar as World Cup qualifiers kick off access_time2021-03-22

Ahead of qualification matches for the 2022 Qatar World Cup, Amnesty International is calling on FIFA to use its leverage with the Qatari authorities to help end the abuse of migrant workers. In a letter to FIFA President Gianni Infantino, Amnesty c...

Sahitya Sangam announces honours and awards access_time2021-03-22

Sahitya Sangam Makawanpur has announced various awards and honours to be provided to different 20 literary writers this year.  The literary organization based in Bagmati Province Capital, Hetauda, has made public the names of the individuals to...

Holi formally begins in Mithilanchal access_time2021-03-21

Holi, the festival of colours, has officially kicked off in Mithilanchal today.  A 15-day procession named Mithila Madhyamiki Parikrama is organized to observe the festival.  The locals in Mithilanchal area have exchanged vermillion tod...

Industrial and trade fair to be organized in Bhaktapur access_time2021-03-21

The Industrial Peace Nepal and Madhyapur Boys Band are organizing an industrial and trade fair-2021 on the occasion of Nepali New Year 2078 BS.  It will be the sixth Bhaktapur industrial, cultural, tourism and trade fair. The fair will be held ...

Spring Mountaineering: Two groups obtain permission to climb Mt Manaslu, Mt Nuptse access_time2021-03-15

The Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has issued expedition permit to two mountaineering groups attempting Mt Manaslu and Mt Nuptse this spring.  The Department granted permission for climbing Man...

Best wishes on Gyalbo Lhosar access_time2021-03-14

Chief of Province no. 1 Somnath Adhikari 'Pyasi' has extended best wishes for the happiness, peace and prosperity of all Nepali brothers and sisters at home and abroad on the occasion of the great festival of Gyabo Lhosar of the people of the...

Dr Lamsal honoured with Mahalaxmi prize access_time2021-03-14

Media person and Litterateur Dr Nawaraj Lamsal has been honoured with the Mahalaxmi Literary Prize 2077. The prize presented jointly by the Matribhumi Literary Society, Makwanpur with the support of Mahalaxmi Development Bank Limited carries a purse ...

Rainaskot Tourism Festival to attract tourists access_time2021-03-12

Rainaskot Tourism Festival has begun here with an objective of promoting tourism.  Rainaskot Community Homestay Committee has organised the three-day festival at Rainaskot municality-9 under the slogan 'Our slogan is to Save Rural Culture...

Procession organised at Pashupati area as prelude to Maha Shivaratri festival access_time2021-03-09

A procession has been organised at the Pashupati area today for publicising this year's the Maha Shivaratri festival. The Maha Shivaratri festival dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva falls on March 11, Thursday, this year. The procession accompanie...

3rd Bardibas festival kicks off access_time2021-03-09

Third Bardibas Festival has begun under the slogan, "Identity of Mutual Harmony, Our Campaign to Make Bardibas a Model City' from today. The Festival is organised by Bardibas Chamber of Commerce and Industry where handcrafts, agro-product...

Famous tourist destination 'Australian Camp' awaits visitors access_time2021-03-09

A tourist destination popularly known as Australian Camp at Annapurna Rural Municipality-6 in Kaski district is deserted for almost a year for lack of visitors after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Though the tourism activities are gradual...