Author: Himalaya Post

It’s Honoured to visit the holy birthplace of Lord Buddha : Modi

KATHMANDU: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that he was honored to visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Siddharth Gautam Buddha. In a statement issued on Sunday regarding his visit to Nepal, he said that it was an honor to visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. “I am honored to follow in the footsteps of millions of Indians to pay homage to the sacred site of the birthplace of Lord Buddha,” the statement said. Modi is coming to Nepal on the occasion of Budva Purnima (Jayanti), which falls today at the invitation of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba....

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Nabil Bank ties up with Payment Nepal

Kathmandu – Nabil Bank and Gateway Payment Services Pvt. Ltd  has tie up a business agreement. The bank on Wednesday partnered with Gateway Payments to approve its mobile-based real-time payment system, Unified Payment Interface (UPI) in Nepal. The agreement has been signed by Nil Keshari Shah, Chief Executive Officer of the Bank and Rajesh Prasad Manandhar, Chief Executive Officer of Gateway Payment Services. The partnership will enable Nabil Bank’s mobile banking users to make secure and seamless payments at merchant stores across India. Similarly, merchants affiliated and capable of Nabil UPI QR will be able to accept payments from...

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Rabindranath Tagore’s birth anniversary was celebrated in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU- Swami Vivekananda Cultural Center and Kendriya Vidyalaya have jointly celebrated the 161st birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore at the Vivekananda Hall of the Indian Embassy here today. The program is organized as a part of the ongoing ‘Amrit Mahotsav of Independence’. Speaking on the occasion, Navin Kumar, First Secretary, Press, Information and Culture, lauded the talent of Rabindranath Tagore and urged all to use their potential. The classical music teachers and students of Swami Vivekananda Cultural Center recited Rabindra Sangeet together while the students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Kathmandu performed songs and dances based on Tagore’s composition which was...

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Nepal-India Literature Festival Concludes

Kathmandu- Nepal-India Literary Festival has concluded. The festival, which ran from April 3 to 4, concluded with the issuance of a seven-point declaration. The seven-point declaration issued includes issues such as encouraging new and hidden talents, exchanging inter-country translations, and continuing the literary festival. On the first day of the festival, which was inaugurated by the Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, KK Karmacharya, the writers who have made special contribution in Nepali literature were honored. The program was presided over by Radheshyam Lekali. The leadership  was done by Vijay Pandit. Three dozen writers from different states of...

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Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Kwatra appointed Foreign Secretary

Kathmandu: Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra has been appointed as India’s Foreign Secretary. Quatra was appointed foreign secretary by the Indian government on Sunday. Kwatra was appointed Indian Ambassador to Nepal on January 30, 2020. Kwatra, who accompanied Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on his visit to India as ambassador, became foreign secretary the day after the visit ended. He has previously worked in the Indian Ministry of External Affairs. He will replace Harsh Shringala, the current Foreign Secretary. Shringala has been receiving compulsory leave from the Indian Foreign Service since April...

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