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Kojagrat Purnima being observed today Saturday, October 12th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepali Hindus are observing the Kojagrat Poornima (full moon day) today as part of the final day of the 15-day Bada Dashain festival by worshipping and paying homage to Mahalaxmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity. The Bada Dashain festival formally ends today with the marking of the..

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Fulpati observed

KATHMANDU: The seventh day of Bada Dashain festival "Fulpati Badai- 2076" has been celebrated amid a special ceremony organized by Nepal Army at the Army Pavilion, Tundikhel in the capital today. The function is attended by the Head of the State, President Bidya Devi Bhandari. At the beginning of..

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Locals to reconstruct Aagamchen and Taleju temples Monday, September 30th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The Aagamchen temple in Basantpur Durbar Square of Kathmandu and the Degu Taleju temple in Patan Durbar Square of Lalitpur will be reconstructed through local users committee. The decision to this end was taken by an executive committee meeting of the National Reconstruction..

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Nepal government Establishes Indrajatra Fund Worth Rs. 50 Million Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal government has established ‘Indrajatra Festival Protection Fund’ worth Rs. 50 million for the operation and management of Indrajatra Festival. The meeting of the cabinet held on September 8 made the decision to establish the fund in participation of local bodies. According to..

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Rishi Panchami festival being observed today Monday, September 2nd, 2019

KATHMANDU: Hindu women across the country are observing the Rhishi Panchami festival today as per the rituals. The festival, the concluding day of the Teej, is observed on the fifth day of bright half moon of the month of Bhadra. Hindu women reaching their menstruation period observe this festival..

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Devotees throng Gokarneshwor Temple on Kushe Aunsi Thursday, August 29th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Gokaneshwor Mahadev Temple in Kathmandu has witnessed a large influx of devotees on the occasion of Bhadra Krishna Aunsi, also known as Kushe Aunsi or Gokarna Aunsi or Father's Day. Kushe Aunsi is celebrated by remembering and paying respect to father for his care and love to family..

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Devotees throng Gokarneshwor Temple on Kushe Aunsi

KATHMANDU: Gokaneshwor Mahadev Temple in Kathmandu has witnessed a large influx of devotees on the occasion of Bhadra Krishna Aunsi, also known as Kushe Aunsi or Gokarna Aunsi or Father's Day. Kushe Aunsi is celebrated by remembering and paying respect to father for his care and love to family..

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Nepal celebrates Shri Krishna Janmastami Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

KATHMANDU: Shri 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 Shri Krishna was born on the midnight of Bhadrakrishna Astami day as per the..

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Preparations for Gaura festival begin in Far West Nepal Monday, August 19th, 2019

Bimal Bahadur Bista, DOTI: People in the Far West State have geared up for the celebration of Gaura Festival. Gaura is taken as a major religious and cultural festival reflecting the ancient civilization of the Far West. 'Gaura Homes' in villages are being daubed and villagers are prepared..

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Gosainkunda Development Project in offing Saturday, August 17th, 2019

RASUWA: With an aim to develop the holy site of Gosainkunda into an attractive religious tourist site, the Gosainkunda United Development Project will soon be implemented. The State -3 government has prepared the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the ambitious project. The Urban Development..

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