Dipesh Shrestha

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PHOTOS: Potters making earthen lamps targeting festival of light

Published On: November 6, 2020 07:45 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The festival of light, Deepawali or Tihar is just a week away. The festival, also known for strengthening ties between brothers and sisters, remains incomplete if we do not talk about lamps and lights.

PHOTOS: Kathmandu’s New Buspark wears deserted look even during Dashain

Published On: October 22, 2020 03:14 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

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.

FMTC selling goats for Dashain at Rs 550 per kg

Published On: October 19, 2020 06:04 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: State-owned Food Management and Trading Company (FMTC) has started selling goats at a fair price targeting the festival of Dashain.

“Don’t let rapists walk free”

Published On: September 28, 2020 05:20 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

Youths stage protests in the capital demanding justice for Samjhana and severe punishment against the perpetrators

PHOTOS: TIA on the first day of resumption of domestic flights after six months

Published On: September 21, 2020 12:39 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: As the domestic airline operators resumed their services after a hiatus of almost six months, the domestic terminal of the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu looked busy on Monday.

PHOTOS: Devotees pull Rato Machhindranath chariot in Patan

Published On: September 6, 2020 05:55 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The chariot of the deity Rato Machindranath was pulled at Patan on Sunday afternoon. The chariot was pulled from Machhindra Bahal in Pulchowk to Sorhakhutte Falcha- in front of Lalitpur Metropolitan Office.

Truck hits one to death at Kathmandu’s Jadibuti Chowk

Published On: August 20, 2020 02:57 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: A person died after being struck by a cargo truck at Jatibuti Chowk in the capital on Thursday.

IN PICS: Few more glimpses of the Kathmandu Valley on the first day of lockdown

Published On: August 20, 2020 01:00 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: The three districts in the Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur, are currently under lockdown orders enforced by the district administrations from Wednesday midnight.

IN PICS: Bidding adieu to literary giant Madhav Prasad Ghimire

Published On: August 19, 2020 01:58 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: National poet Madhav Prasad Ghimire has been cremated with state honors.

IN PICS: Local youths spraying disinfectants in COVID-19 affected areas of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality

Published On: August 18, 2020 01:22 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: A group of local youths named ‘Youths for Development’ was seen spraying disinfectants at various places of Tershatar of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality affected by COVID-19 on Tuesday.

Asarfi Tole in Kathmandu’s Koteshwar sealed off (with photos)

Published On: August 10, 2020 03:25 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Asarfi Tole in Koteshwar, Kathmandu, has been sealed off after some people in the area were recently diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

PHOTOS: Bhaktapur witnesses huge crowds during Gaijatra despite COVID-19 fears

Published On: August 4, 2020 05:30 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 4: Bhaktapur folks have flocked to the Bhaktapur Durbar Square Area to observe the Gaijatra festival ignoring the escalating fears of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Valley in recent days.

PHOTOS:  With the lockdown lifted, people returning to Valley

Published On: July 27, 2020 08:35 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, July 27: The number of people arriving in Kathmandu in recent days has reported a sharp increase.

PHOTOS: Huge traffic seen in Kathmandu after lifting of lockdown

Published On: July 23, 2020 12:10 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, July 23: With the government lifting the nearly four-month-long lockdown effective from Tuesday midnight and transportation entrepreneurs deciding to resume public transportation starting Thursday, Kathmandu streets have witnessed a huge traffic.

IN PICS: Areas along Hanumante River inundated following incessant rainfall

Published On: July 21, 2020 05:20 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, July 21: With the monsoon wind getting active, most parts of the country have been witnessing heavy rainfall for the last few days.

IN PICS: Bagmati in full force

Published On: July 20, 2020 08:04 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, July 20: Most parts across the country have witnessed heavy rainfall for the last few days. As a result, water level in major rivers and streams reached beyond the danger mark on Monday.

PHOTOS: NSU stages sit-in protest against price hike in petroleum products

Published On: July 12, 2020 05:10 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, July 12: A group of Nepal Student Union (NSU) activists staged an hour long sit-in protest in front of the head office of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) in Babarmahal on Sunday.

PHOTOS: Reconstruction of quake-ravaged Ranipokhari nears completion

Published On: July 3, 2020 03:33 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, July 3: The reconstruction of the Malla-era Rani Pokhari (Queen's pond) which was heavily damaged by the 2015 mega earthquakes has reached the final stage as the works are on even at the time of lockdown enforced to contain the spread of novel coronavirus disease in the country.

Photos: Partial solar eclipse as seen from Bhaktapur

Published On: June 21, 2020 01:20 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, June 21: A partial solar eclipse is currently occurring. The partial eclipse that began at 10:50 am and will enter into the middle position at 12:38 pm and last until 2:23 pm.

IN PICS: With govt easing lockdown, people gradually resuming their businesses

Published On: June 12, 2020 03:58 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, June 12: It’s already been 81 days since the government enforced a nationwide lockdown on March 24 earlier this year in a bid to check coronavirus spread.