Janai Purnima, a Hindu Festival, is observed on the full moon day in Shravan month. A person wearing the Janai thread should have control over body, speech and mind. This year Nepalese will celebrate the festival on August 12. This day is also celebrated as Rakchya Bandhan and Kwati Puni. In various places of Nepal, […]
Gulmi ranks FIRST among 77 districts of Nepal in District Administration Offices; Argahakhanchi ranks SECOND.
In the evaluation of the performance by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), district administration office, Gulmi has been ranked the best by securing first position (97.75% marks) in district administration offices across the country. Similarly, Argahakhanchi has been ranked second. Gulmi was ranked third last year. MoHA has been preparing a report every year […]
Born on August 26, 1943 in Darjeeling, India, Gopal Yonjan was a Nepali lyricist, singer, and composer. He belongs to the first generation of Nepali singers who became professional singers and was known for his soothing patriotic Nepali songs. Gopal started his musical career as a flautist. He wrote his first lyrics in 1963 and […]
The parliamentary special committee formed to investigate charges of budget tampering against former finance minister Janardan Sharma has decided to give clean chit to Sharma. Ruling lawmakers in the committee have concluded that Sharma is innocent pointing that the evidence and statements collected does not prove that he is guilty. The 11-member committee has four […]
After more than 60 years, Sprite is ditching its signature green bottle, replacing it with a more environmentally friendly clear bottle. Starting August 1, Coca-Cola said it would ditch sprite’s green bottle. The company said that it is easier to reuse clear plastic than green plastic for new bottles. Sprite’s green plastic is recyclable, but […]
Andhimul Temple is a Hindu temple located in Anbu Khaireni Rural Municipality in Tanahu district of Nepal. The temple was constructed in 2035 B.S. and a Shivalinga was established in the temple in 2054 BS. The temple has a pagoda shape. There are two ponds near the temple and have large number of fish in the ponds. Fish […]
Motiram Bhatta was a Nepali poet, singer, essayist, publisher, literary critic and biographer, born on 8 September 1866 in Kathmandu. He is considered the first biographer and literary critic of Nepali literature. He started the first private printing press in Nepal. He also introduced the Ghazal style of poetry and singing in Nepal. Bhatta was […]
House passes bill requiring kids to care for parents or else they wouldn’t be able to get ancestral property.
The House of Representatives (HoR) has passed an amendment bill on the act related to the senior citizens with a provision allowing local bodies to take over ownership of properties of the senior citizens if their children, family members, relatives and claimants do not care for them. The bill states that the local bodies will […]
Nepal cricket head coach Pubudu Dassanayake has resigned for his post. As the team could not perform well, Dassanayake was under pressure. He emailed the resignation before the team were in Scotland for a tri-series with Scotland and Namibia under the ICC World Cup League Two. He also announced his decision to leave by organising […]