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First Monday of Shrawan: Devotees flock to Pashupatinath Temple (Photo Feature)

First Monday of Shrawan: Devotees flock to Pashupatinath Temple (Photo Feature)
22 July, KATHMANDU : On the first Monday of the month of Shrawan, a large number of devotees gathered at the Pashupatinath Temple and other Shiva temples across Nepal. During the month of Shrawan, devotees observe fasts every Monday and offer milk and water at Shiva temples. According to Basudev Krishna Shastri, a member of the Nepal Panchang Decision Development... Read More

Technology can shape up agriculture in emerging economies for food security: World Economic Forum

Technology can shape up agriculture in emerging economies for food security: World Economic Forum
01 May, KATHMANDU: A report released by World Economic Forum highlights the emerging technological solutions and strategies that will shape the global agriculture system and contribute to food security. The report “Agritech: Shaping Agriculture in Emerging Economies, Today and Tomorrow” provides insights into the integration of Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies in the agriculture sector. The report also calls for governments... Read More

Nepal’s First Canopy Zipline Unveils Thrilling Heights in Chobhar

Nepal’s First Canopy Zipline Unveils Thrilling Heights in Chobhar
16 January, KATHMANDU: A first-of-its-kind canopy zipline has commenced operations at Manjushree Park in Chobhar, Kathmandu. This exhilarating experience spans three stages and covers approximately 400 meters. The zipline, which takes around 10 minutes to complete,has three stages named ‘Adventure,’ ‘Dare Devils,’ and ‘The Fun’ based on the feeling that they provide. During the canopy zipline journey, participants are treated... Read More

2023 was the year of generative AI. What can we expect in 2024?

2023 was the year of generative AI. What can we expect in 2024?
T.J. Thomson, RMIT University and Daniel Angus, Queensland University of Technology ChatGPT reached a user base of 100 million by February – about four times the size of Australia’s population. Where to from here? 16 January, KATHMANDU : In 2023, artificial intelligence (AI) truly entered our daily lives. The latest data shows four in five teenagers in the United Kingdom are using generative AI tools. About two-thirds... Read More

Nepal Airlines Appoints Ganesh Ghimire As Branch Manager For Mumbai

Nepal Airlines Appoints Ganesh Ghimire As Branch Manager For Mumbai
30 November, MUMBAI : Ganesh Ghimire has been appointed as Branch Manager for Nepal Airlines Corporation, Mumbai station. He joined Nepal Airlines in 1994 and started his career as Marketing Assistant thereby climbing the ladders and has achieved the milestones of becoming a Corporate Department Manager in 2020 followed by Actg. Dy. Director, Corporate Department and Joint Spokesperson in 2022.... Read More

Govt to host investment conference in April

Govt to host investment conference in April
26 November, KATHMANDU : The government is gearing up to host a significant investment conference in the upcoming April. This event marks the third iteration of the investment conference in Nepal. Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat, the Finance Minister, revealed that meticulous arrangements are underway to convene the investment conference in Kathmandu on April 21st and 22nd. A steering committee, helmed... Read More

16th Republic Day being marked today

16th Republic Day being marked today
29 May, Kathmandu: The 16th Republic Day is being marked nationwide by organizing several programmes today. The first-ever people-elected Constituent Assembly had proclaimed the federal democratic republican governance system in the country by officially abolishing the autocratic monarchy on 28 May 2008. The Republic Day is celebrated across the nation on Jetha 15 (May 29) every year in commemoration of... Read More

President Bhandari, PM attend main function of Constitution Day

President Bhandari, PM attend main function of Constitution Day
19 September, KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari attended the main function organized on the occasion of the 8th Constitution Day and National Day at Army Pavilion, Tundikhel, on Monday. Also present on the occasion were Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, acting Chief Justice Deepak Kumar Karki, Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota, National Assembly Chairperson Ganesh Prasad Timilsina,... Read More

Meeting held between Chief of Army Staff and Indian Army Chief

Meeting held between Chief of Army Staff and Indian Army Chief
05 September, KATHMANDU : A meeting was held between Chief of Army Staff Prabhuram Sharma and Indian Army Chief Manoj Pandey. The meeting was held at the military headquarters. It is said that during the meeting, bilateral interests, military cooperation and other issues were discussed between the army chiefs of the two countries. Indian Chief of Army Staff Pandey arrived... Read More

Balen’s 100 days: Mayor recalls some “worth-mentioning” tasks

Balen’s 100 days: Mayor recalls some “worth-mentioning” tasks
04 September, KATHMANDU : Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balen Shah has mentioned some of his major works accomplished “worth recalling” in the last 100 days. Taking to social media on the occasion of his 100 days in office, Mayor Shah said that the demolishment of illegally-built structures had been his priority. He mentioned seven references to what he said:... Read More