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Devotees nailed to crosses on Good Friday in Philippines

Devotees nailed to crosses on Good Friday in Philippines

- by Associated Press

Several Roman Catholic devotees were nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday ritual in the Philippines, and others flogged themselves or took part in religious plays to reenact Jesus Christ’s suffering. ...

Tradition of tongue-piercing

Tradition of tongue-piercing

- by Renu Twanabasu

Buddha Krishna Baag Shrestha pierces his tongue every year on the jatra held annually at Khasi Tole, Bodey, Bhaktapur. Shrestha first pierced his tongue in 2005. However, it was in 2008 when he started doing...

Panjabi culture lands on Kathmandu

Panjabi culture lands on Kathmandu

- by Aditya Neupane

Punjabis adorned in colorful traditional attire entered the stage carrying native musical instruments of Punjab like Chimta, Ektara, Dhol, Alghoza, Esraj, Sapp and Tumbi. ...

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Dying Candle shines at NIFF

Dying Candle shines at NIFF

- by Republica

Naresh Kuman KC’s directorial feature film ‘Dying Candle’ bagged ‘Best Feature Film’ and ‘Best Director’ at Nepal International Film Festival (NIFF).

Celebrating Maghe Sankranti

Celebrating Maghe Sankranti

- by Renu Twanabasu

The Newar community across the country is celebrating 'Ghiu Chaku Sankranti' today. As the community people especially consume ghiu and chaku on the day, the sankranti is observed after its name.

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