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Indra Jatra begins in Bhaktapur Friday, September 21st, 2018

BHAKTAPUR: The festival with religious and cultural importance, Indra Jatra has kicked off in Bhaktapur from today. Indra Jatra festival falls on the fourth day of the waxing moon in the month of Bhadra as per the lunar calendar. It is celebrated in the three districts of the Kathmandu Valley and..

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Janakpurdham-Patna direct bus service starts from Sunday Monday, September 17th, 2018

Ajay Kumar Sah, DHANUSHA: The direct bus service from Janakpur, the provincial capital of Province No 2 to Patna of Bihar State of India has kicked off from Sunday. Province No. 2 Chief Minister Lal Babu Raut flagged off the Janakpur-Patna Bus Service and sent the bus ferrying passengers going to..

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Three years on, earthquake survivors still under tent Thursday, September 13th, 2018

DOLAKHA: Three years have elapsed since the 2015 earthquake left devastation manifold but the rebuilding of historical Dolakha bazaar based in Bhimeswor municipality-2 has not taken any momentum. Only 15 percent of the reconstruction works has been completed, which is quite disappointing for the..

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President George Weah makes football comeback aged 51

JOHANNESBURG, (AFP) - Liberia president and former world footballer of the year George Weah made a surprise return to international football Tuesday at the age of 51 in a 2-1 friendly defeat by Nigeria. The international match in Monrovia was organised to 'retire' the number 14 shirt worn by Weah,..

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Teej festival being observed across the country Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The 'Teej' festival, also celebrated as the 'Haritalika', is being observed by Nepali Hindu women today throughout the country. Women fast and wish for a prosperous life of their spouse on this festival which falls on the third dark day of the lunar month according to Nepali month..

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Fujel Case: 13 get clean chit from court Monday, September 10th, 2018

CHITWAN: The Chitwan District Court has given a clean chit to a total of 13 persons accused on the murder Krishna Prasad Adhikari of Fujel, Gorkha. A single bench of Judge Kul Prasad Sharma on Sunday gave clean chit to Sita Adhikari, Chhabilal Poudel, Ram Prasad Adhikari, Parashuram Poudel, Himlal..

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Devotees throng Gokarneshwor Temple to observe Kushe Aunshi Sunday, September 9th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Devotees have crowded Gokarneshwor Temple in Kathmandu early today morning on the occasion of Kushe Aunshi, a festival celebrated by Hindu. Hundreds of devotees from various parts of the country have reached the temple early morning to observe the festival, the priest Jagadish Bhatta..

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LGBTI possesses same rights as enjoyed by others: SC Thursday, September 6th, 2018

NEW DELHI: Homosexuality is not a crime in India anymore, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a historic decision. The verdict overturns a 2013 judgement, which had upheld the 157-year-old colonial-era law, known as Section 377, under which certain sexual activities were categorised as..

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‘World Peace Puja’ to be performed in Thailand Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The 'World Peace Puja' is scheduled to take place in Thailand on September 8-9 with the objective of building a peaceful and prosperous world society. The Puja to be conducted wishing for world peace by minimising increasing chaos, greed, violence, violation of human rights and enmity..

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Parliamentary Friendship network forms betn Nepal and Australia Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Federal Parliament in Nepal has initiated the process to form the Parliamentary Friendship Group in those countries having Nepalese embassy and those foreign diplomatic missions having resident embassies in Nepal. Speaker at the federal parliament, Krishna Bahadur Mahara here today..

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SRI KRISHNA JANMASTAMI TODAY Saturday, September 1st, 2018

KATHMANDU: Sri Krishna Janmastami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, is being celebrated by the Hindus throughout the country today with devotion and veneration amidst a variety of programmes. According to scriptures, Lord Sri Krishna was born on the midnight of Bhadrakrishna Astami day as per the..

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Judicial custody extended, curfew lifted Thursday, August 30th, 2018

BHIMDUTTANAGAR: The judicial custody of Roshani Bam and Babita Bam, taken into custody for investigation into the rape and murder of Nirmala Pant, has been extended by a week. District Court Kanchanpur extended the term by a week, according to Superintendent of Police at the District Police..

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Disaster hit Nalgad Municipality in Jajarkot in darkness Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

JAJARKOT: More than four thousand people in Nalgad Municipality in Jajarkot district are compelled to live in darkness after the flood and landslide swept away the canal supplying water to the reservoir of the local hydroelectricity project. The flood in Jhurme Khola flowing through the ward no 2,..

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Week-long unique Gaijatra starts in Bhaktapur Monday, August 27th, 2018

Laxmi Garu, BHAKTAPUR: The Gaijatra festival has started in Bhaktapur as in other places with predominantly Newar settlements across the country today. But the Gaijatra festival in Bhaktapur is unique in that it is celebrated for a week. This cultural festival starts in Bhaktapur with the..

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‘Rakshya Bandhan’ celebrated with fervor in Nepal Sunday, August 26th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Brothers and sisters in Nepal on Sunday celebrated the festival of Rakshya Bandhan (as it is called in the country), by tying 'rakhi' and praying for the longer lives of their respective brothers. "This day is special for all the brothers and sisters. The Bhaitika (of Tihar) and this..

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Khinumaya desperate to know the status of her missing husband Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Kashiram Sharma, NEPALGANJ: Nineteen years have gone by since Khinumaya Pathak of Banke has been desperately waiting to know the status of her missing husband. Dhakaram..