An international-level Gems and Jewellery Fair is taking place for the first time in Nepal with the participation of the government. The event to be organised by the Department of Mines and Geology under the Ministry of Commerce and Supplies, will be supported by the Federation of Nepal Gold Silver Gem and Jewellery Associations.
Not allowing students go outside, entering the classroom with stout stick in one hand and a book in another, compelling them for rot learning of contents in every page; Are not these obsolete method of teaching students? Such teaching –learning practices are widely pervasive in school education of our country.
The International Bodo Meche Literature and Culture Assembly has commenced in Jhapa. The conference has been organised with the objective of promoting and preserving the rituals, culture, language and script of the Meche peoples. The language, culture and script of the Meche tribe is on the verge of extinction, it is said.
Domestic flights taking place from the Tribhuvan International Airport were suspended today due to adverse weather. Some inbound airplanes of international flight were also asked to hold, TIA office has stated. TIA spokesperson Pratap Babu Tiwari said Buddha Air's planes which had flown towards Nepalgunj and Surkhet from TIA returned to Kathmandu due to bad weather.
Amnesty International Nepal (Amnesty Nepal) has urged the government to ensure press freedom both in law and practice allowing journalists an independent and autonomous working environment to practice their profession. “The government must uphold press freedom and rectify legal provisions that are contrary to the constitutional guarantees of the freedom of expression,” said Nirajan Thapaliya, Director of Amnesty Nepal.
The Nepali cricket team, the winner of one-day and T-20 international cricket series against UAE, has been awarded with cash. At a programme organized at the Ministry of Youth and Sports today, Sports Minister Jagat Bahadur Bishwokarma and Member-Secretary of the National Sports Council, Keshav Kumar Bista, honoured the players with Rs 500,000 each.
The conflict victims and civil society have demanded the government to form a commission on international obligations related to human rights. Participants of a programme organised by conflict victims and human rights activists here today, demanded this, saying the previous act was not of international responsibility.
Nepal Hap-Ki- Do Association chair Kali Bahadur Gharti Magar has won the ‘International Hapkido Masters of the Year Award -2019’. The Self Defense Germany Federation conferred the award on him amidst a programme held in Munich, Germany on Saturday night, the National Sports Council (NSC) confirmed.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday at a summit designed to show that Washington is not the only power able to set the agenda on Pyongyang’s nuclear program. The two men embarked on a day of talks on an island off the Russian Pacific city of Vladivostok two months after Kim’s summit with
Seven suicide bombers took part in the devastating attacks on churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka that killed 290 people and wounded more than 500, a senior investigator said on Monday. Two of the suicide bombers blew themselves up at the luxury Shangri-La Hotel on Colombo’s seafront, said Ariyananda Welianga, a senior official at the government’s forensic division.
The Tribhuvan International Airport, only international airport of the country, is being closed for 10 hours every day from Monday night for the upgrading of runway. The TIA currently operative for 22 hours a day will be shut down for 10 hours for three months- from April 1 to June 30, 2019.
The eighth Nepal International Trade Fair is taking place in local Bhrikutimandap from March 28 to promote the international market for Nepali products. The fair to be organised by the Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and supported by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies will showcase 225 stalls featuring domestic
An international conference on role of ‘religion and culture for peace and reconciliation in the South Asia’ kicked off in Lumbini from today. The event aims to develop Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Budhha, into an international peace centre. In the two-day event jointly organised by the Nepal Government, Lumbini Development Trust and University of Winchester, UK, 24 experts
The Lions Club International Foundation is to assist 100,000 US Dollars to the Adikabi Bhanubhakta Campus for constructing a science laboratory. The campus is located at Bhadgaon, Byas Municipality-1 of Tanahu district. It is a community college. The science lab block would be a four-storey building with an area of 1,700 square metres.
Three Nepalis are going to participate in the international gyorogi, poomse and para Taekwondo referee seminar to be held in Tunisia. International referees - Ashok Khadka, Nanda Bista and Tilak Lama - would take part in the seminar to begin from March 20.
Singapore and Australia suspended operations of all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in and out of their airports on Tuesday, and Indonesia and China grounded their fleets of the U.S. planemaker’ s latest model after it suffered a second fatal crash in less than five months. The scare has wiped billions of dollars off the market value of the world’s biggest
An international conference on non-violence and peace, 2075 is taking place on March 2-3 in Kathmandu. To be organised in collaboration with the Shree Krishna Pranami Youth Council Nepal (SKPYCN) on the occasion of the golden jubilee celebration of the Nepal Jain Council (NJC), the conference aims to create a society without violence, said NJC President Phal Kumari Lalwani.
The United Nations on Tuesday took steps to tackle sexual exploitation and abuse within its ranks, naming an array of experts to a panel aimed at ending incidents of harassment that have plagued the global agency for years. The panel will advise the UN secretary-general on ways to address gender-based harassment and abuse by UN staff and UN-related forces,
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Buddhist International Travel Mart has commenced at Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha. Inaugurating the Mart today, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Prasad Adhikari said the number of visitors to Lumbini would surge after the construction of the Gautam Buddha International Airport at Bhairahawa. He said international flights would be operated from this airport from coming mid-September.