KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Devotees thronged Teku Dovan in Kathmandu to observe the Chhath festival on Friday evening.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Indian actor Salman Khan has gone into home isolation after his driver and two personal staff members tested positive for COVID-19, media reports said.

Chhath festival begins by worshipping the sun

Published On: November 18, 2020 07:00 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The Chhath festival began on Wednesday. The four-day-long festival is being celebrated mainly by Hindus in the Terai/Madhesh region of Nepal. People from Terai region are observing Chhath festival in various parts of the Kathmandu Valley including Ranipokhari, Gaurighat, Kupandole.

Prime Minister Oli receives bhaitika

Published On: November 16, 2020 03:17 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli received bhaitika from his sister Kaushila Devi Koirala at his official residence in Baluwatar on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Today is Bhaitika, the final day of five-day-long Tihar festival.

Gai Puja, Goru Puja and Mha Puja being observed today

Published On: November 15, 2020 09:47 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Nepali Hindus across the country are observing Gai Puja or cow worship, Goru Puja or ox worship on Sunday on the fourth day of Yampanchak of Tihar festival.

Kukur Tihar, the festival of dogs, being celebrated (with photos)

Published On: November 14, 2020 12:50 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Kukur Tihar, the festival of dogs, is being celebrated at every household today. Kukur Tihar is often observed on the second day of Yamapanchak of the Tihar festival. However, this year Laxmi Puja and Kukur Tihar have fallen on the same day, according to Nepal Calendar Determination Committee.

ITAHARI, Nov 13: Today is the 18th Remembrance Day of Nepal's noted diplomat Rishikesh Shaha. Born on 16 May 1925 at Tansen of Palpa district, Shaha breathed his last at Kathmandu on 13 November 2002.

NEW DELHI, Nov 12: Bollywood Actor Asif Basra was found dead at a private guest house in Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh on Friday, Indian media reported.


Published On: November 11, 2020 01:58 PM NPT By: Bipashwi shova Tamrakar