Pokhara International Airport facing new protest over acquisition issue27 Jan, 2020
Since 1978 when the land was first pooled for the airport, the airport has already acquired the land of locals four times. Still, the landowners fear that the airport project will take more of their land.
NSU leaders get into a brawl27 Jan, 2020
Leaders of Nepal Students’ Union (NSU), a sister organisation of Nepali Congress (NC) got into a brawl today at the central office of NC, Sanepa.
Doomsday Clock crawls to 100 seconds to midnight: The end is nigh indeed!26 Jan, 2020
Armageddon, the end of the world, judgment day, yeah, yeah; who hasn’t heard of that before, huh? If I recall correctly, weren’t we supposed to vanish out of existence back in 2012? Whatever happened to that? It’s almost as if we’re getting more and more immune (or is negligent the proper word here?) to threats against human civilization. Well, maybe since the world obviously didn’t end 8 years ago, the negligence is somewhat justified.
Old songs depict human reality, emotions: Shrestha25 Jan, 2020
Music is an art that touches the hearts and minds of everyone. Music has its own rhythm, tune, sound and creation that brings joy to the listeners. Every year many new songs come to the music market.
Zombie capitalism must die!25 Jan, 2020
The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Z Nation: pop culture is all but overrun with zombies. T
USAID's Pani Programme launched for Rara Lake24 Jan, 2020
“We will work with Paani Program to manage waste including horse manure and add dustbins in the area,” said Harijung Sahi, mayor of Chhayanath Rara Municipality.
NCP’s code of conduct: Imposition of social mores on cadres?24 Jan, 2020
The 11-point code of conduct, issued by the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), has drawn mixed responses from the members of public.
Automobiles replace bullock carts in Terai23 Jan, 2020
As bullock carts started facing decline, the ones who used to make them were forced to change their occupation.
Society has negative view towards contractors: Kharel23 Jan, 2020
Samanantar Nirman Sewa Private Limited established in 1991 has accomplished over 200 small and big projects until now. A few months ago, the company was awarded a prize of Rs. 20 million for completing a construction project before the given deadline.
Bypass to link Gautam Buddha Airport and Lumbini22 Jan, 2020
The bypass road is said to be a part of State government’s road project to improve the flow of traffic on the major highway. The State government has said to provide Rs. 450 million to start the construction of corridors on both the rivers.
Setting fires to avoid fires22 Jan, 2020
Australians desperate for solutions to raging wildfires might find them 8,000 miles away, where a new Stanford-led study proposes ways of overcoming barriers to prescribed burns – fires purposefully set under controlled conditions to clear ground fuels. The paper, published Jan. 20 in Nature Sustainability, outlines a range of approaches to significantly increase the deployment of prescribed burns in California and potentially in other regions, including Australia, that share similar climate,...
Princess Astrid visits cultural heritage in BhaktapurBy RSS
Minister Bhattarai briefed her about the cultural and archeological sites in the district.
Seven virgin tourism investment areas in State 121 Jan, 2020
Sir Edmund Hillary and Tanzing Norgay Sherpa scaled Mt. Everest on 29 May 2053 and State 1, commonly known as east Nepal, got glorious spotlight on the map of global adventure tourism activities.
TIA cutting impressive image among passengers, national and international visitorsBy RSS
No sooner Ramesh Prasad Aryal arrived at the arrival lounge at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) last Thursday and had a cursory glance around, he said he instantly felt very much 'at home'.
Blockchain to grow in 2020?19 Jan, 2020
The advent of blockchain technology is one of the most revolutionary development. Essentially, blockchain is an open distributed ledger that records transactions between parties. The main thing differentiating a blockchain from a normal database is that it cannot conflict with the data that is already present on the database. It is decentralized, replicable and most of all it is immutable.
Brahman, Chhetri women learning panche bajaBy RSS
The women from Brahman and Chhetri communities of Beni municipality-4 have shown keen interest in learning panche baja, a set of five traditional musical instruments. Their interest to learn playing the traditional musical instruments has broken the stereotype.
Chhau exists in every house16 Jan, 2020
The government recently started demolishing the menstrual huts, known as Chhaugoths in western Nepal, with a motive to end Chhaupadi practice, where menstruating women and girls are forced to live in isolated menstrual huts.
Maghi or Maghe Sakranti celebrations in pictures15 Jan, 2020
The festival is also celebrated by other Hindu communities by taking holy bath in rivers and eating special dishes.
Fall Armyworm: a menace for Nepali farmersBy RSS
An invasive pest, Fall armyworm (FAW) (Spodoptera frugiperda) was first recorded in Nepal from Nawalpur district which are supposed to have come from India. After the first report of the invasion of this pest in Asia was in July, 2018, from Karnataka State of India. National Plant Protection Organisation (NPPO) Nepal and other research organisations were then alerted on the surveillance, monitoring and detection of this worm.