President Bhandari leaves for UAE

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has left for Abu Dhabi of United Arab Emirates for an official visit this afternoon at the cordial invitation of UAE’s Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and UAE’s Armed Forces’ deputy supreme commander, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and high-level officials were […]

Kosovo woman climbs Mt Ama Dablam in 8 days

KATHMANDU:  With autumn climbing activities underway on different mountains, Mt Ama Dablam (6,812m) has recorded a number of successful summits in the recent days. Ngima Dendi Sherpa, Managing Director at Happy Feet Mountaineers said that Arineta Mula from Kosovo summitted the peak in eight days. “Arineta left for Lukla in the Mt Everest region on November […]

Ex-Prez Yadav awarded with Jana Aandolan Gold Medal

KATHMANDU:  President Bidya Devi Bhandari has decorated for former President Ram Baran Yadav with the ‘Jana Aandolan Swarna Padaka (gold medal), 2074’ and honoured him on the occasion of the 103rd birth anniversary of the late Ganesh Man Singh, the commander of the Jana Aandolan or People’s Movement –I. Yadav, the first President of Nepal, […]

In pictures: candidates file their nominations for upcoming elections

KATHMANDU:  Candidates from major political parties have started to file their cadidacy for upcoming elections in 45 districts. Registration of candidacies for the first-past-the-post system under the second phase of the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections scheduled for December 7 started today. Candidates can register their candidacy at the Office of the Chief Returning Officer […]

Kartik Nach being performed

LALITPUR:  Kartik Nach, a traditional cultural dance, is being performed upon Kartik Dabali of Patan Durbar Square in Lalitpur. “Kartik Nach usually lasts for 27 days but this year it will only be performed for 12 days. “This year, it began from October 24 and will be performed till November 4,” said Kiran Chitrakar, president of […]