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KMIL acquires stake of Tourism Finance Corporation of India

India, Feb. 18 -- Kotak Mahindra Investments (KMIL) has acquired control of 80716748 equity shares of Tourism Finance Corporation of India, constituting 6.91% of the issued equity share capital of the... Read More


Second session of Kantipur Conclave begins

Kathmandu, Feb. 18 -- The second and final day of the first Kantipur Conclave has begun at Hotel Hyatt in Kathmandu on Monday. Two parallel sessions are being held with experts from respective fields... Read More


Museum for digital tour of Varanasi likely to be launched on Tuesday

India, Feb. 18 -- The first of Union culture ministry's Virtual Experiential Museum to showcase the country's rich heritage is likely to be inaugurated in Varanasi on Tuesday. Officials said visitors... Read More


Bengal Govt releases app for tourists named 'Hurray'

Kolkata, Feb. 18 -- The West Bengal Tourism Department has launched an app for promoting tourism, named 'Hurray' . The app has been designed based on a lot of feedback from tourists. The app has six ... Read More


Daughter found, BJP leader arrested for staging abduction in Bengal

India, Feb. 18 -- Bengal Police have arrested a BJP leader of Birbhum district three days after he alleged his daughter was abducted, following which his supporters chased down a local Trinamool Congr... Read More


21st-century statecraft

Kathmandu, Feb. 18 -- From the halls of Geneva's Palais Des Nations to women like Madeleine Albright and Michelle Bachelet, recent history is replete with examples of women who have sharply led diplom... Read More


The word 'handicraft' has been exploited and misused in our country

Kathmandu, Feb. 18 -- Born and raised around Patan Durbar Square, Pravin Chitrakar was always surrounded by centuries of culture and heritage. As he grew older, his sense of wonder at the intricacy an... Read More


Museum for digital tour of Varanasi likely to be launched on Wednesday

India, Feb. 18 -- The first of Union culture ministry's Virtual Experiential Museum to showcase the country's rich heritage is likely to be inaugurated in Varanasi on Wednesday. Officials said visito... Read More


Following threats, popular folk singer Sharma pulls video from YouTube

Nepal, Feb. 18 -- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is known for his folksy sense of humour. His satirical style of expression-often interwoven with idiomatic language-tends to send crowds into peals of la... Read More


Argentina to sign 7-8 agreements with India including defence cooperation

India, Feb. 18 -- India and Argentina are expected to sign up to eight agreements during President Mauricio Macri's visit to the country, including one to expand defence cooperation, Argentinian ambas... Read More