Dipesh Shrestha

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First day of prohibitory orders in Valley (photo feature)

Published On: April 29, 2021 03:28 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, April 29: The local administration in the three districts of the Kathmandu Valley -- Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur -- imposed a week-long (April 29-May 5) prohibitory orders issuing separate notices in an apparent bid to break the terrifying chain of COVID-19 infection.

Army Day marked with fanfare in capital (with photos and video)

Published On: March 11, 2021 04:50 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, March 11: A special function was held at Sainik Manch, Tudikhel in the capital on Thursday to mark the Army Day.

PHOTOS: Dahal-Nepal faction’s victory rally following parliament reinstatement

Published On: February 24, 2021 02:14 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: A faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal on Wednesday organized a victory rally in the capital a day after the Supreme Court (SC) dismissed the government’s decision to dissolve the lower house of parliament.

IN PICS: NCP (Dahal-Nepal faction) students protest against petro price hike

Published On: February 18, 2021 03:47 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Students affiliated to All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU), the student wing of the Nepal Communist Party (Dahal-Nepal faction), chant slogans against the hike in the prices of petroleum products during a sit-in protest in front of Nepal Oil Corporation office at Babarmahal, Kathmandu.

PICS: Journalists being administered COVID-19 vaccine

Published On: February 8, 2021 03:46 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The government started administering the COVID-19 vaccines to journalists, employees at UN agencies, embassies and various diplomatic missions from Monday.

Impact of NCP (Dahal-Nepal faction)’s general strike in Bhaktapur: Police returning vehicles, people from Jadibuti

Published On: February 4, 2021 01:25 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 4: Bhaktapur, one of the three districts in the Kathmandu Valley, has witnessed a normal impact of the general strike staged by the rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) close to Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal.

NCP's Oli-led faction stages motorcycle rally in capital (with photos)

Published On: February 3, 2021 06:30 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Hundreds of cadres of the Oli-led faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) staged a motorcycle rally in the capital on Wednesday.

PHOTOS: Civil society activists stage protest near statue of martyr Shukraraj Shastri

Published On: January 29, 2021 04:37 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Civil society activists have staged a protest demonstration against the government under the statue of Shukraraj Shastri, a martyr who attained martyrdom during his fight against the Rana Regime, in Teku, Kathmandu.

Dahal-Nepal faction meeting at parliament building (with photos)

Published On: December 21, 2020 03:14 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: A meeting of the ex-lawmakers close to the dissident faction led by executive chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal is being held at the federal parliament building in New Baneshwar, Kathmandu.

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).