KATHMANDU, Jan 22: A book "Pararastrakaa prashasak amirmunsidekhi pararastra secretarysamma" authored by former foreign secretary Dr Madan Kumar Bhattarai was released in Kathmandu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Actor Dayahang Rai has said that many contemporary Nepali filmmakers lack the knowledge and skills required to make quality cinemas.

The great China had been sinking In the murky pit of gloom. Burnt in hookahs many a things: Hashish, hemp and opium. These are the opening lines of the epic Lu Xun, originally composed in Nepali language by the well-known poet Rambabu Subedi, and later translated into English by Mahesh Poudel. Subedi is a poet.

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.