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.
November 18, 2020 07:00 PM NPT
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.
November 14, 2020 12:50 PM NPT
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.