‘Air quality measurement station’ set up at Ratnapark

Air Quality

Kathmandu / March 14: An air quality measurement station has been set up at local Ratnapark with the joint initiatives of the Ministry of Population and Environment and International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). The station is set up to easily know the quantity of dust particulate matters and smoke released from the burning […]

ICC world league cricket championship: Nepal beats Kenya by seven wickets


Kathmandu / March 13: Nepal has beaten Kenya by seven wickets at the ICC World League Cricket Championship that took place at the TU cricket ground at Kirtipur today. Nepal, in its second match against Kenya, hit the 156-run target with 118 balls to spare losing three wickets in 30.2 overs. The Nepali squad played […]

Gautam cremated with state honours

Gautam cremention

Kanchanpur / March 12: Govinda Gautam of Punarbash Municipality-8 in Kanchanpur district, who had died on March 9 from firing from the India’s Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB) at Aananda Bazar in the district, was cremated with state honours today in the Dodha River bank in the district. His 72-year-old father Khem Lal Gautam performed the […]

Holi festival being celebrated today; President, VP and PM extend Fagu Purnima wishes

Holi Festival

Kathmandu / Mar 12: People in Kathmandu Valley and hilly districts will observe Holi, the festival of colours, which is also known as Fagu Purnima, by exchanging wishes today. Revellers, young and old alike, celebrate the festival by smearing colourful powders and throwing colours and water-filled balloons at each other. The festival will be celebrated […]

Kenya edges Nepal by five wickets in ICC World League Championship


Kathmandu / March 11: Nepal lost its first match to Kenya by five wickets in ICC World Cricket League Championship at TU cricket ground on Saturday. The 50-over match was reduced to 38-over first and then to 29 overs under the D/L method due to disruption caused by frequent rainfall. According to the system, Nepal […]

What’s worth the life of an ordinary Nepali citizen? (Commentary)

Saptari Killed People

Manoj Karki / Kathmandu: Just in four days since the Monday of this week, 32(5+26+1) innocent Nepalis lost their lives. And none of the deaths were due to any natural causes. More unfortunate and tragic it was that they were all avoidable. It all started with an unwarranted clash between police and the locals in […]

Govt unveils 10-point declaration paper on nat’l sanitation campaign; 104 metric tonnes waste collected from Bagmati

Bagmati Clean Up Campaign

Kathmandu / March 11: The government has unveiled a 10-point declaration paper on national sanitation campaign on the occasion of the 200th week of the Bagmati Cleanup Mega Campaign. Chief Secretary Dr Somlal Subedi announced the campaign today stating that the move would come into effect from the beginning of the 2074 BS. The declaration […]

PM expands cabinet, RPP Chair Thapa as DPM and Federal Affairs Minister

DPM Oath

Kathmandu / March 9: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has expanded the Cabinet on Thursday. Chairman of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party, Kamal Thapa, has been appointed the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development. At a special programme organised at Sheetal Niwas on Thursday, President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath […]

Cho-La Pass at Khumjung becoming risky

Cho Lang Pass_Mountain

Solukhumbu / March 9: The Cho-La Pass at Khumjung in Solukhumbu is becoming riskier in lack of adequate infrastructure. There are not even arrow boards showing directions in this area which is covered with snow year round, due to which foreign tourists lose way and their life. The Cho-La Pass is on the way to […]

Meeting the first Woman President on 107th Int’l Women’s Day

President IWD

Rosha Basnet / Kathmandu, March 8: Around 400 women from various walks of life and from different age group gathered today noon at the garden of the Office of the President were seemingly agog as a rare and yet pleasant occurrence was soon to be unfolding in front of them. It appeared that most of […]

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