We wish you a very prosperous, peaceful and
Happy Vijaya Dashami !
17th October 2010. The 10th day of the Bada Dashain is being celebrated all over the country on Sunday with great enthusiasm by receiving Tika and blessings from elders.
महानपर्व विजयादशमीको पावन अवसरमा देश तथा विदेशमा रहनुहुने सम्पूर्ण नेपाली दिदीबहिनी तथा दाजुभाइमा सुख, शान्ति र समृद्धिका लागि हार्दिक शुभकामना !
14th October 2010. Hindus across Nepal observed Fulpati, the seventh day of Navaratri, on Thursday amidst religious ceremonies and festivities.
14th October 2010. Khagendra Thapa Magar of Baglung district has been officially certified as the world's shortest man. A team of the Guinness World Records declared Khagendra as the world's shortest man Thursday, a day after measuring his height (67.08 cm or 26.4 inch) in Pokhara. The tiny man weighs just 6.5 kg. Khagendra's Guinness feat came on the day he turned 18.
12th October 2010. Two new species of birds -- Long-billed Wren Babbler and Grey-necked Bunting -- have been found in Nepal. With the discovery of the two new species, the number of bird species in Nepal has reached 867. According to Himalayan Nature, an international conservation research institute, Long-billed Wren Babbler, known as Rimator Malacoptilus, was first sighted in 1995.
9th October 2010. On Friday, 8th October, the Nobel committee awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo, a vocal activist for political reforms in China who is now serving a prison term for demanding his rights as a Chinese citizen. As a co-drafter of Charter 08 that calls for increasing the constitutional rights of the Chinese people, he has added much to the new political discourse in China.
Friday, 8th October 2010. The First day of Dashain, Ghatasthapa is observed. Dashain has arrived with its share of good foods, fun and fine weather in Nepal.
With every festival, there comes a set of rituals and practices that add to its beauty. Dashain, the 10-day festival, also sees a number of customary observances. Receiving tika from elders probably is the most vibrant one.
5th October 2010. Nepal has managed to dramatically bring down the balance of payment (BoP) deficit to Rs 2.62 billion, but a huge current account deficit continued to trouble the country on the back of a massive trade deficit that widened by more than Rs 100 billion in Fiscal Year 2009/10 alone.
The country´s exports declined by 9.7 percent to Rs 61.13 billion during the year as instability, insecurity and lack of initiative by the government to address labor and power outage problems took a toll on industrial output and drove away investment.
4th October 2010. Pashmina manufacturers in the country are preparing to join hands with a number of agencies, including the Asian Development Bank (ADB), to boost production of pashmina wool by rearing mountain goats in 15 Himalayan districts to do away with the rising deficit of wool for pashmina production.Of the total demand for 200 tons of pashmina wool, the country imports about 160 tons from Mongolia, Australia and New Zealand.
2nd October 2010. Arjun Prasad Dhakal and Krishneshori Sintakala, both of Armed Police Force (APF), won the men´s and women´s title in the Fourth Real Kathmandu Marathon on Saturday.Dhakal clocked 2 hour 32 minute and 27 second finishing ahead of defending champion Arjun Kumar Basnet of Nepal Army, who finished three minutes 18 seconds later.