ROLPA, May 2: Lal Bahadur Khatri, a brick kiln worker in Kathmandu, reached his home in Rolpa in the afternoon on April 30 after spending 14 days at a quarantine facility amid coronavirus outbreak fears.
KATHMANDU, April 22: Rato Machhindranath is worshipped as the god of rain. According to legends, it is believed to have been brought to Kathmandu from Kamaru Kamakhya, India. Chariot of this deity is pulled with much fanfare during the chariot festival that is attended by a huge crowd in Kathmandu.
April 18, 2020 04:30 PM NPT
By: Bijaya Rai
LALITPUR, April 18: A group of 47 people have been stranded in Lubhu, Lalitpur as they were trying to return homes to Sindhuli by foot from the Valley on the 26th day of the ongoing nationwide lockdown.
April 17, 2020 05:10 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, April 17: Third week of the lockdown, first implemented on March 24 has forced thousands of people to walk home as businesses are shut down in cities. Lockdown has hit hard the lives of daily bread earners, especially those working in construction sites and factories. Government has put in place strict measures to enforce the lockdown. Thousands of workers in the informal sector depend on daily wages. Income has dried up and they have no option but to leave for their homes. Scores of people are heading home during the night.