The hands that feed (photo feature)

June 20, 2017 10:35 am

KATHMANDU: As the famous adage goes: you can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets. Calloused hands define skill, determination and hard-work.

KATHMANDU, June 18: As part of conducting the second round local elections in three of the seven provinces, the Election Commission (EC) has set the stage for the political parties and independent candidates that wish to contest the polls on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 17: With the increase in temperature throughout the country including the capital city Kathmandu, life has become difficult. Though a large number of people have no other option than trying unwillingly to become acclimatized to sweltering heat, some of them have used swimming as a way of freeing themselves from searing heat  at least for few hours.

Panauti is one of the oldest Newari cities outside of Kathmandu, and lies in 32 kilometers east. The city celebrated its annual Jyaa Punhi Jatra on Thursday; the festival ended on Saturday.

KHOTANG, June 1: The demand for ironic objects such as knife, scythe, shovel etc. has increased in Khotang district. Those involved in producing these objects as well as those who sell them at retail price are making good money.

Mock elections (photo feature)

May 31, 2017 12:11 pm

KHOTANG, May 31: Government on Wednesday postponed second phase of local level elections and decided to hold the elections on June 28 but locals in Diktel, Khotang enthusiastically participated in a mock election conducted same time. It was a part of voters' education in the district.

KATHMANDU, May 28: After nearly 17 years, Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) got Bidya Sundar Shakya of CPN-UML as its newly elected mayor.

LALITPUR, May 25: The month long chariot pulling festival of Rato Machindranath concluded with the displaying of Bhoto i.e. the jewel-studded traditional Nepali vest at Jawlakhel on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Voters in Province 3, 4 and 6 are casting their votes today to elect their representative at the local level.

Inundated Gabahal (Photo feature)

May 11, 2017 18:09 pm

KATHMANDU, May 11: On Thursday, the chauffeurs and the pedestrians moving through the road section from Gabahl to Mahapal in Patan experienced floating situation.