The first academic session of one-year national youth leadership studies programme has been completed. The one-year course titled "Nepali Emerging Leaders Programme" jointly launched by the US-based Joan B Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice- University of San Diego; and the Kathmandu-based Leadership Academy last January from Kathmandu concluded today at Janakpur.
Devotees thronged the Sheshnarayan Temple based in southern part of Kathmandu today to observe the Haribodhini Ekadashi fair. People from the Kathmandu Valley and the Dakshinkali and its surroundings flock to the shrine early morning today to observe the festival dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu.
The construction of powerhouse of Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Project in Rasuwa has gained momentum. The 4,185-metre-long redress tunnel of the 111-MW hydropower project has been already constructed. Likewise, the excavation works have also been carried out in power generation site and the construction of power house structure is gaining momentum, shared Project Chief Chhabi Gaire.
The meeting of the Finance Committee under the House of Representatives that was scheduled at 9 am today has been postponed until 1 pm. The meeting was put off for lack of a quorum, said Chairperson of committee Krishna Prasad Dahal. Until 9:30 am, only nine members of the 25-member committee
The Third Africa Regional Meeting of Non-Resident Nepali Association ( NRNA) will be held in Kampala, the capital of Uganda on December 29-30. 'Development experiences exchange' is the theme for the meeting this year where African experts and Nepali experts living in Africa will exchange experiences of development activities of African countries.
VYCCU Savings and Credit Cooperative Limited – the four time winner of prestigious ACCESS branding has initiated missed call banking as its another innovation. ACCESS stands for “A1 Competitive Choice for Excellence in Service and Soundness” and its branding is presented by Asian Confederation of Credit Unions (ACCU).
Police busted Sadam Miya, 21, of Khadak Municipality of Saptari on the charge of raping a 15-year-old girl of the same district. The police also registered a case against him immediately. Miya had raped her at his home, the victim girl shared, adding that, “He proposed me to move around the place while I was observing Chhath festival on the
Minister for Financial Affairs and Planning of Gandaki Province, Kiran Gurung said the province government has chalked out a plan to ensure electricity, drinking water and road to the access of all people within coming five years. Inaugurating a branch office of Sadhana Microfinance at Barpak Sutikot Rural Municiplaity-1 on Sunday,
The subcommittee of the education and health committee under the House of Representatives (HoR) has prioritized the national medical education bill in the agenda of the forthcoming HoR meeting. The subcommittee meeting today decided to make preparations accordingly, secretary Jibaraj Budhathoki said, adding that the report would be submitted to the committee before the HoR meeting.
A child was killed after being hit by a tipper at Brahmadev Chowk of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-6 in Chitwan today. The deceased has been identified as Ahil of the Municipality-15, a four-year-old child of Mahammad Alam. The accident occurred when the tipper (Na 5 Kha 6998) collided head on with the bicycle Mahammad was riding on which Ahil was the