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Buddhists Newars Celebrate Holy Gunla Festival

Sahas Bhandari/Nepalayatimes   Bhaktapur – Buddhists from the Newar Community in Kathmandu celebrate the month-long Gunla festival, marking the holy significance of the month that is dedicated to Lord Buddha. Devotees celebrate the festival offering early morning prayers at Buddhist temples, reciting scriptures and playing Gunla music. Devotees believe this is the month in which Lord Buddha had got enlightened. …

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Tourism Entrepreneurs agree to develop Sainamaina Tourism Hub

Nepalayatimes   Bhairahawa – Tourism Entrepreneurs focus to develop Sainamaina and Belgaddhi as a tourism hub. They concern to attract the tourists up to Sainamaina and Beldheddhi from who reached in world touristic place Lumbini. In the Program is organized by Nepal Tourism Journalist Organization, Rupandehi (NTOJ) in cooperation with Sainamaina Tharu Home Stay in Mugiya, western part of Rupandehi, …

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Foreign Airlines urged to fly low-capacity Aircraft to Nepal

Kathmandu -Owing to frequent damage to the runway at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), the government has urged international airline companies to prioritise flying small aircraft to Nepal. Amid a meeting with international airline operators in the Capital on Wednesday, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) formally requested them to reduce the number of flights to Nepal using wide-body …

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Argentina’s new coach comments on Messi’s future at international level

Agencies   Argentina – Argentina’s new Coach Lionel Scaloni, who was announced as the new interim coach for the national team for their upcoming friendlies against Guatemala and Colombia, has commented on Lionel Messi’s future with the squad. According to the former under-17 manager, himself and his coaching staff are yet to make any decisions regarding the senior side and …

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“Tourist Police Nepal for Tourists’ safety” Dial 1144 for any assistance in Nepal

“Tourist Police Nepal for Tourists’ safety” Historical Development Tourist Police Nepal was established in 1979 AD as a special unit of Nepal Police working under Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Tourism Industry Division. Tourist Police today has the strength of 227 Officers working under the Supervision of Police Inspector and has 24 units spread throughout the country including …

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Nepalaya publication set to launch Kul Chandra Gautam’s memoir

Nepalayatimes   Kathmandu – Nepalaya publication is all set to launch Kul Chandra Gautam’s memoir ‘Global Citizen from Gulmi–My journey from the hills of Nepal to the Halls of the United Nations’ which chronicles the journey of a rural boy from Nepal’s remote hills to the high office of the United Nations, on Tuesday. The book unfolds Gautam’s journey from …

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ICC unveils inaugural World Test Championship schedule

Reuters The International Cricket Council (ICC) unveiled details of a revamped match schedule on Wednesday which will underpin its inaugural World Test Championship starting next year. The long-awaited Championship, involving the nine top-ranked test nations competing in a league between July 15, 2019 to April 30, 2021, has been designed to give more meaning to test series for cricket fans. …

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Chief of Army Staff Chhetri meets India’s Defence Minister

Nepalayatime4s   Kathmandu – Chief of Army Staff, Rajendra Chhetri, who is currently on India visit, had a courtesy meeting with Defence Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, at the latter’s office in New Delhi Thursday evening. During the meeting, they discussed about the longstanding relations between the two armies, which has remained an important component of the overall Nepal-India bilateral …

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Portugal coach Fernando Santos still has doubts over about the opening World Cup match against Spain

Reuters Portugal – Portugal coach Fernando Santos still has a lot of doubts about the team he will field in their opening World Cup match against neighbors Spain, he said on Wednesday. The coach, who led Portugal to their Euro 2016 triumph in France two years ago, also confirmed that captain Cristiano Ronaldo will start Thursday’s friendly at home to …

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