Kathmandu view tower: KMC to scrap contract with Jaleshwor

आइतवार, मंसिर ५, २०७३ मा प्रकाशित

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to terminate the contract with Jaleshwor Swachhanda Bkoi Builders Pvt Ltd for the construction of Kathmandu View Tower at Old Bus Park. The firm had agreed to build the 12-storey tower a year ago but failed to start the construction, the KMC spokesperson, Gyanendra Karki, said. “We are in the process of terminating the contract,” he said. The KMC has vacated the Old Bus Park as well as removed over five dozen businesses in the area to make way for the construction of view tower. Six months on, the place, which is spread over 23 ropanis of land, has become a playground for stray dogs and parking space for private vehicles. Initially, the builders had told KMC that the construction work could not start due to shortage of..

Monday’s supermoon extra super, closest in nearly 69 years

सोमवार, कार्तिक २९, २०७३ मा प्रकाशित

The moon doesn't get much bigger and brighter than this. On Monday, Earthlings will be treated to a so-called supermoon - the closest full moon of the year. Monday's supermoon will be extra super - it will be the closest the moon comes to us in almost 69 years. And it won't happen again for another 18 years. NASA says closest approach will occur at 6:21 a.m. EST when the moon comes within 221,523 miles (356,508 kilometers). That's from the center of the Earth to the center of the moon. Full moon will occur at 8:52 a.m. EST. NASA planetary geologist Noah Petro is urging everyone to step outside and soak in the view. At the time of closest approach, the moon will be setting and the sun rising, at least on the U.S. East Coast, so prime viewing will be Sunday and Monday nights..

Trump or Clinton ?

बुधबार, कार्तिक २४, २०७३ मा प्रकाशित

Although voting started about 7 weeks ago in some states and almost 40 million people have already cast their ballots, today, November 8, is the Election Day in the United States for the election of its new president. According to US Census Bureau, about 227 million people are eligible to vote in 2016 election. However, 1968 is the last presidential election when voter turnout was slightly above 60% of the total eligible voter population. Presidential election between 1972 and 2012 had voter turnout only between 48% and 58%. Recent projections have shown that the voter turnout in this election will be about 50-55% which means that only about 125 million people will cast their ballots this election. So, early voting makes about 32% of total votes. As Americans wake up to this..

IsraAID and The Embassy of Israel, Kathmandu concluded an exclusive workshop on art therapy

बिहिबार, कार्तिक ४, २०७३ मा प्रकाशित

IsraAID Nepal in collaboration with the embassy of Israel, Kathmandu, concluded three day long exclusive workshop on “Art Therapy: The use of art and creative process for mental wellbeing”from October 04, 2016 to October 06, 2016 at Kathmandu. The workshop was facilitated by the Israeli Art therapists Dr. Elana lakh and Anatgilad where fifteen participants representing various organizations benefitted.  The closing ceremony was glorified with the presence of his Excellency Mr. Yaron Mayer, Ambassador, and the embassy of Israel, Kathmandu, Mr. Mohan Singh Rathore, Chairman of Good Governance and monitoring parliamentary committee, Mr. NabarajDhakal, former AIG, Nepal Police and other distinguished guests.       The training gave the participants basic understanding of art..

Brad Pitt reunites with kids since divorce with Jolie

शनिबार, अशोज २९, २०७३ मा प्रकाशित

Actor Brad Pitt has met some of his kids for the first time since news of his and Angelina Jolie's divorce broke. The meeting was also joined by a therapist, as recommended by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), which has been investigating the 52-year-old star over child abuse claim, reported People magazine. There is no clear word on which children Pitt did not get to see that day. Jolie requested sole physical custody of their six children in her divorce filing with visitation for Pitt, while Pitt wants shared custody. The actress filed for divorce from Pitt on September 19, just days after a fight on the family's private plane, in which he allegedly got physical with their oldest son..

Clarion call to promote organic agro tourism

शनिबार, अशोज १, २०७३ मा प्रकाशित

kathmandu - rekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) organized an interaction on 'Organic Agro Tourism' in Kathmandu on Friday. Minister for Agricultural Development Gauri Shankar Chaudhary inaugurated the program amid a colorful ceremony. Speaking at the program, Minister Chaudhary appreciated appreciated TAAN's efforts to promote organic farming and establish linkage between organic farming and tourism. "If promote well, it can benefit both tourism and agricultural sector. While farmers can get more benefits from tourism, the tourism industry will get high-end tourists as organic agro tourism is a niche tourism product worldwide," he added. He also promised all possible support to TAAN to promote organic agro tourism. At the program, TAAN also declared that it would take needful..