Lumbini, May 21: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said Lumbini is not only the birth place of Gautam Buddha but also the source of Buddhist philosophy.
Janakpurdham, May 21: CPN (UML) senior leader, Madhav Kumar Nepal, today stressed on the need for formation of a participatory national government by engaging all the political parties.
Kathmandu, May 21: Around 10 metric tons of solid waste was collected from the bank of Bagmati River at Buddanagar area today marking the 158th week of the Bagmati Clean-up Campaign.
Kathmandu, May 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today said that only if everyone could move ahead with acceptance of Buddhist philosophy human welfare could be achieved. In his greetings to all Nepali brothers and sisters on the occasion of 2560th Buddha Jayanti, PM Oli said Gautam Buddha, who was born in Nepali territory, made huge contribution towards human welfare and his teachings remains popular in the world.
Kathmandu, May 21: A special commemorative event was organized on the occasion of the 'Day of Vesak' (Buddha Jayanti) at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters, today. Secretary-General of the United Nations, Acting President of the General Assembly, and representatives of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Russian Federation, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Viet Nam made statements on the occasion.
Lumbini, May 21: A large number of Buddhists have thronged Lumbini, the birth place of Gautam Buddha, from early morning on the occasion of 2560th Buddha Jayanti. Buddhist pilgrims have thronged the premises of Mayadevi Temple carrying banners of different organisations related to Buddhism to worship Mayadevi.
Dunai (Dolpa), May 21: Teaching learning activities of most of the schools in Dolpa district have been obstructed with the onset of yarsagumba picking season as students started going to high hills to collect yarsa to maintain their school fees for the year.
Pokhara, May 21: A cycle journey started from Fewa Lake of Pokhara to Rara Lake of Mugu from Friday with an objective of promoting tourism business of Pokhara ruined due to Gorkha earthquake and agitation of Madhesi Morcha has reached Surkhet.
Lumbini, May 20: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has offered puja at Mayadevi temple this afternoon. After offering the puja, President Bhandari inspected the Temple premises paying concern about the current activities there.
Chitwan, May 20: Traffic at Jalbire along Narayangadh-Muglin road section resumed today after the clearance of the debris of a landslide occurred at 9 am today.
Tanahun, May 20: The Solme Gaun of Madhyanepal municipality – 1 today remained soaked in grief following the death of 11 passengers in a bus accident at Tamakhani area in Lamjung.