Emperor and Empress of Japan greet huge crowds during parade marking enthronement

Tokyo [Japan], Nov 10 (ANI): Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako on Sunday took part in the Imperial Procession to complete the enthronement process of the new Japanese Emperor. In honour of the new emperor Naruhito, scores of people gathered at the city centre in Tokyo to celebrate the enthronement ceremony, NHK World reported. Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako waved and smiled ...

This is how Chinese President was given farewell

  Kathmandu, Oct 13 (RSS): President of People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping, who arrived here on the two-day state visit on Saturday afternoon was given grand farewell today. Government employees, security personnel and general people were there along the route from Soaltee Hotel to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) from where his Carcade had passed to give him adieu. Presiden...

Xi’s state visit: Nepal, China sign 18 MoUs, two letters of exchange

Kathmandu, Oct 13 (RSS): The official meeting between the high level delegations between Nepal and China concluded a while ago. Nepal's Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping led their respective nations in the meeting which focused on discussions and discourses about all aspects concerning Nepal-China relations. With the completion of talks, Nepal and China si...

Grand preparations on road to welcome Chinese dignitary

Kathmandu, Oct 12 (RSS): Preparations with various tableaus have been made to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping along the road from Tribhuvan International Airport where his carcade will pass. Various agencies including the Government of Nepal, the security bodies and the Kathmandu Metropolitan City, among others, have given final touches to their preparations as per the responsibility...

Rhino poaching continues to decline in S. Africa: minister

CAPE TOWN, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) --South Africa has seen a decrease in rhino poaching due to intensified anti-poaching efforts, Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Barbara Creecy said on Sunday. From January to June this year, the number of rhinos poached around the country stood at 318, compared with 386 during the same period last year, Creecy said in a statement issued to ma...

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang visits Chandragiri

Kathmandu, Sept 9 : Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Chandragiri this morning. Minister Wang, who arrived Kathmandu on Sunday evening for foreign minister-level talks, has reached the southern top of the Kathmandu Valley for sight-seeing. Presently a cable car service is available to Chandragiri and he used the service to visit the site. Chairman of Chandragiri Hil...

Dorian kills five in Bahamas, US evacuates SE coast

(AFP) - Monster storm Dorian hovered over the Bahamas as surging seawaters and ferocious winds sowed chaos in low-lying island communities, killing at least five people and spurring mass evacuations on the US east coast. Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis on Monday termed the hurricane a "historic tragedy" for the archipelago. "Thus far, the Royal Bahamas Police Force has confirmed t...

Kulekhani Third to contribute 14 MW to national grid

The Kulekhani Third Hydropower Project is generating 14-MW electricity before Dashain festival that falls on early weeks of October. The project being constructed at Bhimphedi rural municipality-1, Sanotar in Makawanpur is contributing 14-MW to the national grid. In this connection, the task of linking the electricity produced from the Kulekhani Third to the national transmission line,...

‘Very good’ White House discussions on Afghan peace deal: Trump

WASHINGTON, Aug 17, 2019 (AFP) - The White House signaled progress Friday in preparations for a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying that discussions between President Donald Trump and top advisors went "very well." Trump met at his Bedminster, New Jersey golf course with national security advisors including Defense Secretary Mark Esper, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, an...