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.

Cha-Cha-Hui !!!

Published On: October 22, 2020 06:00 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU: Echos of Cha-Cha-Hui have faded in major areas of the Kathmandu Valley. With festivity celebrations kept on low profile this year, swings have remained absent in major areas but are seen in the outskirts of Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Dashain, one of the biggest festivals celebrated in Nepal has already made its entry. Were it not corona time, people in the cities would be returning to their home districts to observe the festival with much fanfare. However, the story this year is entirely different.

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.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Though Dashain has formally entered the homes of Hindus from Saturday, the local goat market in Kathmandu has remained quite quiet this year as buyers have refrained from visiting the market owing to the fear of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Under-construction Pokhara Int’l Airport in photos

Published On: October 17, 2020 08:55 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

Under-construction Pokhara Int’l Airport in photos

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: "Navaratri Parva" or the nine-night festival of Bada Dashain, a great festival of the Hindus of Nepal, commenced on Saturday.

PHOTOS: Changa Chait !!!

Published On: October 15, 2020 09:00 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

LALITPUR: Kite (Changa in Nepali) signals the arrival of Dashain, one of the biggest festivals observed in Nepal. Since the COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to stay indoors for a long time, flying kites has become the favorite activity to get over the stress.

PHOTOS: Molding clay to shape Durga

Published On: October 15, 2020 01:08 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

LALITPUR: As Dashain, one of the major festivals of Hindus, is just a few days away, the idol makers in Lalitpur are busy molding clay to shape goddess Durga.

“Why is the government silent on growing rape cases?”

Published On: October 11, 2020 07:25 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: A group of independent youths have staged a demonstration against the increasing number of rapes in the country in recent days.