Gaijatra festival today

August 19, 2016 08:37 AM

Kathmandu, Aug 19: The traditional festival of Gaijatra or the 'cow festival' is being observed from today in the three cities of Kathmandu Valley and some other places in the country amidst fun, gaiety, humor, satire and entertainment.

Baar Baar Dekho spins Bollywood twist on time and love

August 19, 2016 07:21 AM

“It might look confusing in the trailer. But once you go through the journey, by climax it has a very nice message.”

PADT heritage reconstruction neglected: Tandan

August 19, 2016 06:59 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: The reconstruction of heritage monuments devastated by the deadly quake of 2015 inside the Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) is unlikely to be completed within five years if the present trend of budget allocation continues.

Govt declares 52 Madhes movement martyrs

August 19, 2016 01:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: The government has decided to declare 52 individuals who were killed during last year's Madhes protests as martyrs.

NAC resumes Dubai flights

August 19, 2016 00:07 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) resumed Dubai flights from Thursday. The national flag carrier will fly to Dubai three times a week - on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Nepali movies releasing today

August 19, 2016 00:01 AM

‘Chapali Height 2’ is a romantic thriller featuring Ayushman Joshi, Paramita RL Rana and Mariska Pokharel. Directed by Dipendra K. Khanal, this continuation of 2012’s ‘Chapali Height’ is not a sequel but a different film altogether, sharing similar themes of romantic eroticism and revenge of the earlier film.

Nidhi off to Delhi with invitation to Indian Prez

August 18, 2016 23:59 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Deputy Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi left for Delhi on Thursday with an invitation to Indian President Pranab Mukherjee to visit Nepal. DPM Nidhi visited the southern neighbor as a special envoy of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

UNFPA maintains stocks of life-saving kits

August 18, 2016 21:24 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has stored life-saving Reproductive Health (RH) Kits and Dignity Kits to be able to respond rapidly to the needs of affected people in case of an emergency.

Speaker for resolving problems by amending constitution

August 18, 2016 21:20 PM

LALITPUR, Aug 18: Speaker Onsari Gharti has said people from every caste, religion and community in the country are capable to run the country.

'Berger RangManch' launched

August 18, 2016 21:11 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Berger has announced the launch of its fabulous festive season offer -- 'Berger RangManch'.

Mahar elected NSU president

August 18, 2016 21:00 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: The student panels loyal to Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba and leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula joined hands to emerge victorious in the Nepal Student Union elections held on Wednesday.

John Players announces up to 50 percent discounts

August 18, 2016 20:05 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: John Players has announced up to 50 percent discount on men's apparel. Issuing a statement, Surya Nepal, which owns the brand, said customers can get price discount in regular and slim-fit shirts and trousers, denim, casual wear and party wear.

DPM Nidhi leaves for India as PM's emissary

August 18, 2016 19:17 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi left here for Indian capital New Delhi on Thursday as the special envoy of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

Two arrested with leopard hides

August 18, 2016 18:10 PM

KOHALPUR, Aug 18: Area Police Office, Kohalpur has arrested two persons with leopard hides.

Man held on charge of daughter's murder

August 18, 2016 17:57 PM

PARSA, Aug 18: The police in Parsa Thursday arrested a man on the charge of murdering his teenage daughter.

Two shepherds hurt, 72 sheep killed in lighting strike

August 18, 2016 17:39 PM

BABIYACHAUR (Myagdi), Aug 18: Two shepherds were hurt and at least 72 sheep killed when lightning struck them at Girka in Myagdi on Wednesday night.

Janai Purnima celebrations at Pashupatinath (photos/video)

August 18, 2016 15:51 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug. 18: The tagadharis or those who wear the 'Janai' (the sacred thread) around their bodies from the left shoulder change the sacred thread today after having a haircut and a bath on the occasion of 'Janai Purnima', also known as 'Rishi Tarpani'.

DPM Nidhi leaving for India as special envoy

August 18, 2016 15:06 PM

KATHMAMDU, Aug 18: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi is leaving for India as an special envoy of the government on Thursday.

When stones hurled out of nowhere at night …

August 18, 2016 13:13 PM

UDAYAPUR, Aug 18:  The universe is enigmatic. The more we try to explore, the more mysteries lie before us, with weird incidents taking place beyond our understanding, challenging the age of science.

Govt to provide 1m each to families of those killed in Madhes movement

August 18, 2016 12:31 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: The government has decided to provide 1 million each to the families of those killed during the Madhesi movement.  A Cabinet meeting held in Singha Durbar on Thursday decided to this effect.