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


Pictorial anthology on Mahatma Gandhi released

Published On: November 10, 2020 10:44 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: A pictorial anthology in Nepali titled “Maile Bujheko Gandhi” was released by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday.

Sikali Jatra celebration in photos

Published On: October 22, 2020 07:56 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Locals of Khokana in Lalitpur are observing the festival of Rudrayani which is popularly known as the “Sikali Jatra”. The locals celebrate the festival instead of Dashain though they follow the dates and astrological beliefs similar to Dashain.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Purna Bahadur Shrestha started making kites when he was a teenager. He is now 83 years old and still in the profession.

How writers are making sense of the pandemic

Published On: October 18, 2020 09:10 AM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Post-pandemic, they hope to see more meaningful conversations and writings