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King Birendra family has movable property worth Rs 408 million

King Birendra family has movable property worth Rs 408 million

KATHMANDU:  The movable property in the name of late King Birendra Shah’s family members has been found to be worth Rs 408.876 million, according to the Nepal Trust. Nepal Trust is the government body responsible for searching and taking care of the property belonging to the late King Birendra and his family members. It is […]

January 20th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, VARIETY | Read More »

Bare-breasted FEMEN activist grabs Trump statue by crotch

Bare-breasted FEMEN activist grabs Trump statue by crotch

MADRID: A topless activist from the feminist group FEMEN attacked a life-size wax statue of US President-elect Donald Trump during an unveiling ceremony at Madrid’s wax museum on Tuesday. Reuters journalists at the scene saw the woman push past security ropes and place her hand on the statue’s crotch while screaming “grab patriarchy by the […]

January 17th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, VARIETY | Read More »

World’s eight richest as wealthy as half humanity, Oxfam tells Davos

World’s eight richest as wealthy as half humanity, Oxfam tells Davos

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND:  Just eight individuals, all men, own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population, Oxfam said on Monday in a report calling for action to curtail rewards for those at the top. As decision makers and many of the super-rich gather for this week’s World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting […]

January 16th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, VARIETY | Read More »

Swasthani Brata Katha festival begins

Swasthani Brata Katha festival begins

KATHMANDU:  Hindu devotees today reached the banks of Shaalinadi River, on the first day of the month-long Swasthani Brata Katha festival, at Sankhu. Devotees recite one chapter daily from the 31-chapter sacred book and pray for the well-being of their spouses throughout the month-long fast. Hindu devotees take a holy dip at the Shaalinadi River, […]

January 12th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, VARIETY | Read More »

Forceful and tearful, Obama says goodbye in emotional speech

Forceful and tearful, Obama says goodbye in emotional speech

CHICAGO:  Conceding disappointments during his presidency yet offering vigorous encouragement for the nation’s future, Barack Obama issued an emotional defense Tuesday night of his vision to Americans facing a moment of anxiety and a dramatic change in leadership. Obama’s valedictory speech in his hometown of Chicago was a public meditation on the trials and triumphs, […]

January 11th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, VARIETY | Read More »

Celebrating beauty of birds

Celebrating beauty of birds

KATHMANDU:  Nobody can help but listen to the melodies of birds if one gets the opportunity to do so. However, in the exhibition ‘Birds of Nepal: The Art of Hira Lal Dangol and His Family Legacy’, you get the chance to look at the beautiful features of various species of birds found in Nepal, but […]

January 8th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, VARIETY | Read More »

With archives being forced to move, many historical documents at risk

With archives being forced to move, many historical documents at risk

KATHMANDU:  The government’s decision to move the National Archives away from the premises of Singh Durbar has raised  serious concern over the fate of 50,000 historical documents that have been preserved there since 1967. The Supreme Court has been pressuring the National Archives for the last few years to move elsewhere so that the court […]

January 7th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, VARIETY | Read More »

World welcomes New Year 2017 (photo feature)

World welcomes New Year 2017 (photo feature)

Fireworks and confetti mark the new year in Times Square in New York, US on January 1, 2017. Photo: Reuters Fireworks explode by the Big Ben clocktower in London, Britain on January 1, 2017. Photo: Reuters Fireworks explode over Sofia, Bulgaria, during New Year’s day celebrations, on January 1, 2017. Photo: Reuters Fireworks explode during […]

January 1st, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, VARIETY | Read More »

Call to celebrate Dhaka Topi Day on January 1

Call to celebrate Dhaka Topi Day on January 1

KATHMANDU:  As the world is getting ready to welcome the New Year 2017, another day is being celebrated on the same day in Kathmandu: Dhaka Topi Day. On the occasion, a programme would start at 7 am in Maitighar Mandala on Sunday. The organiser, the Jagaru Yuva Abhiyan Nepal, has urged the youth to mark […]

December 29th, 2016 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, VARIETY | Read More »

India begins building world’s tallest statue

India begins building world’s tallest statue

NEW DELHI:  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday laid the foundation stone for what is set to be the world’s tallest statue, as its projected multi-million-dollar cost sparked criticism and an online petition against the project. The statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji, a 17th-century Hindu ruler who fought the Muslim Mughal dynasty and carved out his […]

December 26th, 2016 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, VARIETY | Read More »

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