Saud wins international marathon

Nepalese Army

Kathmandu / Feb 18: Nawaraj Saud of Nepali Army has won the 11th Safal Pokhara International Marathon held here Saturday. He completed the race in two hours, 34 minutes and 24 seconds to win a cash prize of Rs. 60,000. Likewise, Lal Bahadur Thapa and Gyan Prasad Bhattarai, also of Nepal Army came second and […]

Power produced from Hewakhola Hydel Project ‘A’ connected to national grid


Panchthar / Feb 17: Electricity produced from Hewakhola Hydropower Project ‘A’ in Panchthar has been connected to the national grid from Wednesday. The 10.6-MW electricity has been linked to the national grid. Earlier, 4.3 MW power produced from the Project was already linked to the national grid after the inauguration of sub-station of Thapatar in […]

Sajha to print books after JEMC fails to print in time: Education Minister


Kathmandu / Feb 17: Education Minister Dhaniram Poudel has said preparations are on to entrust the responsibility of printing school textbooks that the Janak Education Materials Center Limited (JEMC) has not yet managed to print to the Sajha Prakashan. The education minister said this while addressing the interaction program organized by Federation of Nepal Books […]

New election commissioners sworn in

Election Commission

Kathmandu / Feb 16: Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has administered the oath of office and secrecy to newly appointed Election Commissioners on Thursday. Narendra Dahal, Ishwari Prasad Paudel and Sudhir Kumar Shah were administered the oath in the presence of President at the President’s Office. Earlier on January 27, the Constitutional Council had […]

Nepal Telecom to propose reconstruction of Dharahara

Nepal Telecome

Kathmandu / Feb 15 : Nepal Telecom (NT) has proposed the reconstruction of quake-damaged Dharahara, the iconic tallest historical monument, in Kathmandu. Joint-Secretary of NT, Roman Adhikari said the state-owned telecommunication service provider is making preparations to take its reconstruction proposal to the Department of Archeology (DoA) according to which NT will invest Rs 4 […]

Japan extends support to improve water supply in Pokhara


Kathmandu / Feb 15: The Japan government has agreed to extend Rs 4.529 billion (Japanese Yen 4.813 billion) grant assistance to the Nepal government for the Project for Improvement of Water Supply in Pokhara under the grant assistance scheme in Japan’s Fiscal Year 2016, the Ministry of Finance has stated. The Project aims to improve […]

VP inaugurates second trade fair; says no country can prosper without women’s participation

Vice President Pun

Kathmandu / Feb. 14: Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun on Tuesday ruled out the possibility of any country’s prosperity without women’s participation. While inaugurating the Second Trade Fair of the International Women Entrepreneurs Federation Nepal today, VP Pun urged the government to address the problems of women entrepreneurs. He further stressed on holding the elections of […]

NRA Directive Committee meet forms panel to prepare draft on fund mobilisation

Nepal Reconstruction Authority

Kathmandu / Feb 13: A meeting of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA)’s Directive Committee today constituted a committee headed by the Chief Secretary to prepare a draft for the mobilisation of reconstruction fund.The newly formed committee comprises secretary of the respective ministry as the member-secretary. The meeting that took place at the Office of Prime […]

Parties fail to institutionalize changed system: Ex-President Yadav


Kathmandu / Feb 12: Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has complained that political parties were yet to institutionalise the democratic system. Launching the ‘Total’, the national monthly magazine amidst a programme here Sunday, the former president said, “Three significant political changes since 2017 BS in the country were possible due to unity among all […]

Kathmandu – Kuala Lumpur direct flight takes off

Himalayan Airways

Kathmandu / Feb 10: Private airline company, the Himalaya Airlines, today launched direct flights between Kathmandu and Kuala Lumpur. Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MOCTA), Jeevan Bahadur Shahi, inaugurated the airline’s maiden flight to the Malaysian capital amidst a special ceremony held at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) this morning. Himalaya Airlines, a […]

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