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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

Ministry of Home Affairs proposes ban on night bus operations

Ministry of Home Affairs proposes ban on night bus operations
12 July, Kathmandu: Ministry of Home Affairs has proposed a ban on the operation of night buses across the country. This move comes in response to a tragic incident early this morning where a landslide on the Narayangadh-Mugling road caused two buses to fall into the Trishuli River, resulting in several passengers going missing. The Ministry is currently in discussions... Read More

SEE supplementary (grade increment exam) to begin on July 7

SEE supplementary (grade increment exam) to begin on July 7
01 July, Kathmandu: The Secondary Education Examination (SEE) supplementary exams for grade improvement are set to commence on July 7, as announced by the National Examination Board, Examination Control Office (Class 10), and the Ministry of Education. In a meeting held on Sunday, officials confirmed the start date for the supplementary exams, aiming to support students who need to improve... Read More

Sidhakura online case goes to full bench

Sidhakura online case goes to full bench
20 June, Kathmandu: The Supreme Court is to hear the Sidhakura online case before a full bench. The case relating to the news and audio disseminated by sidhakura.com required judicial interpretation, according to justices Kumar Chundal and Binod Sharma. “The video clips and the scientific report on disputed conversation downloaded on mobile phone warrants judicial interpretation to ascertain whether it... Read More

NEPSE: Stock market rises, significant growth in finance sector

NEPSE: Stock market rises, significant growth in finance sector
19 June, Kathmandu: The stock market showed positive movement on Wednesday as the NEPSE index increased by 2.27 points, bringing it to a total of 2078 points. Despite the rise in NEPSE, the overall trading volume saw a decline. The previous day’s transactions amounted to Rs 4.05 billion, whereas today’s transactions shrank to Rs 3.40 billion. Out of the listed companies, 135... Read More

Marking World Environment Day Hyatt regency planted Trees in Pashupati area

Marking World Environment Day Hyatt regency planted Trees in Pashupati area
05 June, Kathmandu: In celebration of World Environment Day 2024, a tree planting and cleaning initiative was undertaken in the Pashupati area. The tree planting program, held at Hotel Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, saw the planting and maintenance of saplings along the Bagmati Corridor within the Pashupatinath complex. This initiative was undertaken in collaboration with IHM College Satdobato, a prominent culinary... Read More

Extreme heat prompts school closure in Birendranagar from Sunday

Extreme heat prompts school closure in Birendranagar from Sunday
31 May, Kathmandu: Extreme heat prompts school closure in Birendranagar from Sunday Bheriganga (Surkhet), May 31: Schools in Birendranagar are to be closed from coming Sunday in view of the increasing hot weather. Private and Boarding Schools Organisation of Nepal (PABSON), the umbrella organisation of private and boarding schools in the country, decided to close the schools for a week... Read More

Pashupatinath Temple to open all gates from June 14

Pashupatinath Temple to open all gates from June 14
29 May, Kathmandu: All four gates of the Pashupatinath Temple will be opened from June 14. Revathiraman Adhikari, spokesperson for the Pashupati Area Development Trust, informed that due to the increasing number of tourists visiting Pashupatinath, all four gates will be opened to the public starting June 14. He stated, “Currently, the number of tourists, including those from India, is... Read More

Finland to provide Rs. 1.87 billion for local adaptation to climate change project

Finland to provide Rs. 1.87 billion for local adaptation to climate change project
22 May, KATHMANDU: The government of Nepal and the government of Finland signed country agreements for the project, “Local Adaptation to Climate Change”. This initiative, marking the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Finland and Nepal, as well as the EU and Nepal, is a 51 million Euro collaborative effort towards climate financing in Nepal. According to the agreement, Finland... Read More