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Gearing up for Ranjana Lipi Callijatra

Gearing up for Ranjana Lipi Callijatra

- by Republica

The program is being organized by the Nepal Lipi Guthi with the slogan 'Nepal Samvat Nephaya Mahasiika, Nephaya Akhya Halinya Tisa', that is translated as Nepal Samvat is identity of Nepal, Nepal's letter is the jewel of the world.

The reason why ‘Kahi Nabhako Jaatra Hadigaun Maa’ is celebrated

The reason why ‘Kahi Nabhako Jaatra Hadigaun Maa’ is celebrated

- by Sangita Shrestha

Once in a year, locals of Hadigaun pay homage to Lord Bishnu commemorating ‘Kahi Nabhako Jaatra’. This unique festival is an age-old tradition and as they say “Kahi Nabhako Jaatra Hadigaun Maa” (there’s no parade like the ones in Handigaun), Hadigaun in Kathmandu is well known for its unique jatras (parades) and cultures.

Swing this Dashain

Swing this Dashain

- by Umesh Pun

A girl enjoying latthe ping (swing) in Pasryang, Pokhara. It is rare to see traditional latthe ping these days.

#Dashain Tika clicks

#Dashain Tika clicks

Dashain is all about celebration and get together. It’s that time of year where every Nepali yarns to be with their family. And on Tuesday, it’s the day of Tika where elders blessed their young ones putting tika on their forehead. Moreover, taking picture with tika and jamara is a kind of mandatory on this day and well known personalities too are posting their tika clicks. Here, are some pictures:

How risky is eating red meat? New papers provoke controversy

How risky is eating red meat? New papers provoke controversy

- by Associated Press

The new work does not say red meat and processed meats like hot dogs and bacon are healthy or that people should eat more of them. The reviews of past studies generally support the ties to cancer, heart disease and other bad health outcomes. But the authors say the evidence is weak, and that there’s not much certainty meat is really the culprit, since other diet and lifestyle factors could be at play.