Patan's famous Kattik Nach (Kattik dance) has begun from today. The dance of historic and religious importance is performed every day in the evening beginning today at the Kattik Dabali (public stage) in the Patan Durbar Square for the next 12 days. According to Kattik Dance Management Committee, around 100 individuals will be participating in the traditional
Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is to implement the inclusive rule in exchanging the new bank notes. The central bank, which had been providing the facility of exchanging new notes in large quantity only during the Bada Dashain period before this, is to extend this facility on the occasion of festivals of other indigenous nationalities and linguistic communities also.
Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has stressed on adopting alertness on reducing the damage caused due to the carelessness of humankind. Inaugurating the Disaster Management Operation Centre set up at the District Administration Office in Beni today, the Home Minister said the government would take policy initiatives for reducing the human-made disasters.
The crime rate in the Kathmandu Valley, according to the Metropolitan Police Office, Kathmandu, was downward this Tihar festival compared to the last one. The Office record showed that cases of burglary, gambling, fraud, kidnapping and suicide were less in comparison to Tihar period last year.
Dr Rajan Bhattarai has been appointed the foreign affairs advisor to the Prime Minister and Indra Bhandari the principal personal secretary. Bhattarai is a former lawmaker and Bhandari the president of the then CPN (UML) Mechi Kathmandu liaison committee. According to Dr Kundan Aryal, the Prime Minister’s press advisor, a meeting of the Council of Ministers on Sunday decided
Chief Minister of Province 2 Lalbabu Raut Gaddi today urged the central government to provide reservation quotas for Dalits within the Muslim community. "Like in most community, the Muslim society has Dalits. And it is the responsibility of the government to help uplift their living condition by providing them reservation," he said at a felicitation programme
Three persons died on the spot while 34 others were injured in a road accident at Rangamahal Koshitappu Area of Belala municipality-9 in Udapur district this evening. The deceased have been identified as Binita Chaudhary, 19, Indra Chaudhary, 20 and Dipika Chaudhary, 20, of Belaka-2.
Women of Tulsipur, Dang handed over relief materials and equipment to Tulsipur-based Elderly Service Committee and Senior Citizen Society on Sunday. They handed the support worth amounting to Rs 30,000 out of Rs 509,840 collected from Deusi-Bhailo cultural programme. Warm clothes were provided to five elderly people taking shelter in the society based in Tulsipur sub-metropolis-12
Siraha, the Tarai district in province 2 has reported a case of gang rape on a teenage girl and a 20-year-old woman on the night of Bhaitika last Friday. The two of Laxmipur Patari rural municipality-2 were allegedly gang raped by a group of seven individuals at Lahan municipality-22.
The government is making preparations for making public the decisions of Sunday’s meeting of the Council of Ministers in a new way. Many issues were discussed and necessary decisions taken in this evening’s cabinet meeting but it will be shared along with a new provision for it, said Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Banskota.