KATHMANDU, May 25: Activists affiliated to various student unions besieged the office of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) on Wednesday, demanding withdrawal of the recent price hike of petroleum products and control of market prices.

Resistance against casteism (With Photos)

Published On: May 24, 2022 04:50 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, May 24: People staged a street demonstration at Maitighar in Kathmandu, focusing on the killing of half a dozen youths belonging to the so-called lower castes in West Rukum.

KATHMANDU, May 20: A protest was staged today at Bhatbhateni, Naxal, demanding justice for a victim who spoke out regarding her horrible experiences with sexual abuse, violence and blackmail for over eight years on social media.

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations in Kathmandu (Photo Feature)

Published On: May 3, 2022 04:40 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 2:  The entire Muslim community across the country is celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr today by reciting special prayers (Namaz) and receiving blessings from their elderly ones. The fasting month of Ramadan culminates in Eid-ul-Fitr, which is celebrated with feasting, giving and taking of gifts and wearing new clothes.

Sindur Jatra being celebrated in Bhaktapur today (Photos)

Published On: April 15, 2022 02:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 15: Sindur Jatra, a centuries-old tradition, is being celebrated in Bhaktapur today.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Increasing urbanization is eroding Newari settlements in the Kathmandu Valley. A major earthquake that rattled Kathmandu Valley in April 2015 destroyed many original, historical and archaeological heritages in the Valley.

Ghode Jatra celebrations in Kathmandu (With Photos)

Published On: April 1, 2022 05:18 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, April 1: Ghode Jatra, also known as the Horse Racing Day, was celebrated in Kathmandu today. The government announced a public holiday on the occasion within the Valley.

Colorful crowd at Basantapur on Holi (Photo Feature)

Published On: March 17, 2022 05:25 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, March 17: Holi, the festival of colors, was observed with huge fanfare in the mountainous and hilly regions of the country on Thursday. Nepalis, who were unable to celebrate Holi for the past two years due to the coronavirus pandemic, celebrated the festival with full enthusiasm this year.

KATHMANDU, March 11: A group of medical students are on a relay hunger strike demanding a safe environment for studying at Maitighar area in Kathmandu.

IN PICTURES: Nepal Army Day marked in Kathmandu

Published On: March 1, 2022 01:22 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, March 1: Nepal Army organized a special ceremony to observe the Nepal Army Day and Maha Shivaratri festival at Tundikhel, Kathmandu on Tuesday.