KATHMANDU, June 20: Arrival of monsoon has boosted zeal and happiness of farmers. Farmers are seen busy working in fields toiling and planting paddy saplings with a hope of a good harvest. The government has been marking National Paddy Day of 15th day of the Nepali month of Asar.
On a visit to Pashupatinath temple, a rare sight caught my attention and I went to take a closer look. There was a boy, not older than 10 years, intensely studying the palms of a much older man. The look of concentration in his face and the professional way in which he was examining the fate lines spoke of quite some experience.
We arrived Gosaikunda on our second day of the trip from Kathmandu. The six-hour drive from Kathmandu to Gosaikunda via bus had exhausted us completely. However, pain that we endured all along our journey was gone away once we reached to Gosaikunda.
KATHMANDU, May 3: World leaders, at the United Nations Sustainable Summit held in September 2015, adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030.
KATHMANDU, April 15: Bhaktapur on Thursday celebrated the Sindure Jatra, a century-old tradition on Thursday. Sindur Jatra is one of the major festivals of Bhaktapur. It is celebrated on the second day of the New Year.