Jujubhai announces retirement from piercing tongue

Tounge Piercing

Bhaktapur / March 23: Jujubhai Shrestha, renowned for bravado of piercing tongue every year in ‘Jibro Chedne Jatra’ (Tongue Piercing Festival) in Baisakh 2, has announced to renounce from this traditional activity. The 38-year-old resident of Bode in Bhaktapur organized a press conference in Bhaktapur on Thursday to inform on his retirement. Jujubhai had been […]

Photos taken by Toni Hagen on exhibit

Tony Hegan

Pokhara / March 23: An exhibition of photos taken by the late Toni Hagen, the pioneer of Swiss development cooperation to Nepal, has opened at the International Mountain Museum at Ratopaihra, Pokhara Sub-Metropolitan City-17. The exhibition will run for three months. It includes 105 photos that Hagen clicked at different places in Kathmandu and Pokhara […]

PHSC unanimously approves names of proposed 12 ambassadors

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Kathmandu / March 22: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee under the Legislature-Parliament on Wednesday approved the names of proposed ambassadors for 12 countries. The government had recommended Lucky Sherpa (Australia), Niranjan Kumar Thapa (Israel), Sharmila Parajuli (Oman), Ramesh Prasad Koirala (Qatar), Arjun Jung Bahadur Singh (Korea), Prativa Rana (Japan), Yubnath Lamsal (Denmark), Choplal Bhusal (Bangladesh), […]

World Social Work Day 2017 marked amidst various programs

Social Work Day

Kathmandu / Mar 22: The World Social Work Day 2017 was celebrated in Nepal by organizing different programs on March 21. People from different walks of life like social workers, students and other participated in the programme celebrated with the theme of ‘Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability’. Kadambari Memorial College, which has been running Bachelors […]

Toni Hagen’s book ‘decentralization and practice’ released

Tony Hegan

Kathmandu / March 21: A book ‘Decentralization and Practice’ penned by intimate Swiss friend of Nepal, Toni Hagen, has been released in the capital city on Tuesday. The book contains the experience of Hagen during his visit and stay in Nepal and other countries as a development practitioner. It was released by Swiss Ambassador to […]

Traffic to remain suspended for six hours a day along Narayangadh-Muglin road

Narayangadh Mugling Highway

Chitwan / March 21: Vehicular movement along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section is to come to a halt for six hours daily to expedite the ongoing road upgrading task so that it can be completed before the arrival of the rainy season. The new provision will come into effect from March 28. Presently, vehicles are prevented […]

Second River Summit highlights need of forming powerful National River Commission


Kathmandu / March 20: The need of introducing and implementing a National River Policy and forming a powerful National River Commission has been stressed for sustainable management and utilisation of river resources. The Second River Summit that concluded on the bank of Trishuli at Chhebetar of Gorkha Sunday highlighted the need of developing an integrated […]

NA has worked with multinational army: PM Dahal

Army from different countries

Kavrepalanchowk / March 20: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has reminded that the Nepal Army has worked with multinational army remaining equidistant during the peace keeping mission. PM Dahal said this while addressing the gathering attended by the armies from different 28 countries including the US, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Nepal. They were receiving […]

Visiting UN Under-Secretary-General Acharya meets NPC vice Chair

Gyan Chandra Acharya

Kathmandu / March 19: The United Nations Under-Secretary-General Gyan Chandra Acharya, who is on a Nepal visit, today called on Vice Chairperson of the National Planning Commission (NPC) Dr Min Bahadur Shrestha at the Commission’s Secretariat. During the meeting, Dr Shrestha said Nepal has potentiality to pursue development at a fast pace if information technology […]

Armies from 28 countries in Kavre to take part in Shanti Prayas III

Nepalese Army

Kathmandu / March 19: Army persons from 28 countries including those contributing to the United Nations peacekeeping mission have gathered at Panchkhal of Kavre to take part in a 15-day Multinational Peacekeeping Exercise- Shanti Prayas III- beginning on Monday. The event to be held at the Birendra Peace Operation Training Centre, Panchkhal, is supported by […]

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