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Hotel occupancy rate rebounds to 60 per cent

Kathmandu, March 13, 2017: The country’s hotel occupancy rate has improved in the spring season (March to May) for the first time after the earthquake...

New Diamond, APF advance to final of Didibahini Cup Women’s Volleyball...

Kushma, March 12, 2017: New Diamond Club and Nepal APF Club advanced to the final of the first Didibahini Cup Women’s Volleyball Tournament here on...

Holi: More than Festival of Colours

Kathmandu, March 11, 2017: Holi began officially on March 5 (Falgun Shukla Astami) with the installation of a wooden pole called Chir at Basantapur. Celebrated...

‘Restore glory of the Bagmati River’

Kathmandu, March 11, 2017: The Bagmati River, which is revered as a source of Nepali civilisation and urbanisation, has been facing a severe environmental crisis...

World Kidney Day celebrated, experts advise healthy lifestyle to prevent kidney...

Kathmandu, March 10, 2017: The World Kidney Day was observed on Thursday by organising awareness rally and calling on all to practice healthy lifestyle to prevent...

Paras Khadka in doubt as Nepal prepare for Kenya ties

Kathmandu, March 8, 2017: Skipper Paras Khadka is fighting against time to get himself ready for this week’s ICC World Cricket League Championship matches against...

Government’s women empowerment programme launched

Kapilvastu, March 8, 2017: On the eve of International Women’s Day, President Bidhya Devi Bhandari today inaugurated the President’s Women Empowerment Programme in Taulihawa of...

Women continue to face discrimination at home, workplace

Kathmandu, March 8, 2017: While globalisation and technological advances have changed workforce demographics and brought unprecedented growth opportunities for many, opportunities are still disproportionately distributed...

National Level Badminton Championship in Myagdi

Kathmandu, March 7, 2017: Kathmandu-based Gangata Youth Club is organising the fourth National Level Badminton Championship at the Beni covered hall in Kalipul, Myagdi from...

Women exploited in entertainment sector

Kathmandu, March 7, 2017: Bipana Sunar (name changed) works as a singer in  Indrawati Dohori Sanjh, Lalitpur. With a seven-day work schedule, Sunar says she...

‘Manpower crunch halting development’

Kathmandu, March 7, 2017: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today said there were two major obstacles to the development of the country — ambiguity in...

Min Bahadur Sherchan, Nepal’s 86-years-old climber publicly says will attempt Mt...

Kathmandu, March 6, 2017: Nepal’s Min Bahadur Sherchan, who is 86-year-old,  announced here in Kathmandu on Monday that he will attempt to climb the world’s...

Sunil Dhamala hits half century as Nepal win

Kathmandu, March 3, 2017: Sunil Dhamala scored a half century as Nepal national cricket team registered a 40-run victory over Noida Wonders in their third...

I have been volunteering for cricket: Paras Khadka

Kathmandu, March 2, 2017: National Volunteer Nepal appointed national cricket team skipper Paras Khadka as its first Goodwill Ambassador on Wednesday. Himalayan Climate Initiative founder Prashant...

New plan pushes for better access to quality education

Kathmandu, March 2, 2017: The government has developed School Sector Development Plan (2016-2023) to continue its efforts to ensure equitable access to quality education for...

‘Bridge to bring economic revolution’

Dhangadhi, March 1, 2017: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transportation Ramesh Lekahk inaugurated the office set-up for the construction of a bridge over the Mahakali...

Helicopter designed by local youth a crowd-puller in Rukum festival

Rukum, February 28, 2017: Shortly after Prime Minister Puspa Kamal Dahal landed at Salle airport in Rukum on Thursday, a euphoric crowd emerged in Musikot...

Nepal Police Club win Budha Subba Gold Cup

Dharan, February 26, 2016: Nepal Police Club won the title of the 19th International Invitational Red Bull Budha Subba Gold Cup Football Tournament here at...

Kanchhi Maya Koju sets new national record in half marathon

Kathmandu, February 25, 2017: Nepal APF Club’s Kanchhi Maya Koju set new national record on her way to winning the half marathon gold medal in...

Telecom operators’ consumer-centric schemes flout ‘net neutrality’ principle

Kathmandu, February 24, 2017: The two major telecom operators in the country — Ncell and Nepal Telecom — due to the fierce market competition have...

Plan afoot to construct monorail in Kathmandu

The Rs 50 billion project is estimated to cover 28.55 kilometres of ring road Kathmandu, February 22, 2017: Domestic private firm Kathmandu Monorail Company (KMC) and...

Nepal’s Manikala Rai 19th in cross-country skiing event in Asian Winter...

Kathmandu, February 22, 2017: Nepal’s Manikala Rai finished 19th in the Ladies’ 10km Free event of cross-country skiing in the ongoing 8th Asian Winter Games...

Child health care system improving

Kathmandu, February 22, 2017: Nepal’s child health care system is showing promising improvements, according to Nepal Health Facility Survey Report 2015. The report stated around 85...

Red Tika challenge takes internet by storm

Kathmandu, February 20, 2017: Taking Nepal's social media by storm is the ‘Red Tika Challenge' wherein women are posting pictures of themselves, wearing red...

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