The Day is marked on the 15th of the Nepali month Asar every year. The 15th of Asar is the day when traditionally Nepali farmers finished planting paddy in their fields and enjoined in its celebration.
KATHMANDU, June 25: Nine teams from across the country participated in the IOE Robocon 2016 National level Robot Contest organized by Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University at Nepal Army Sports and Physical Training Center.
KATHMANDU, June 20: Arrival of monsoon has boosted zeal and happiness of farmers. Farmers are seen busy working in fields toiling and planting paddy saplings with a hope of a good harvest. The government has been marking National Paddy Day of 15th day of the Nepali month of Asar.
On a visit to Pashupatinath temple, a rare sight caught my attention and I went to take a closer look. There was a boy, not older than 10 years, intensely studying the palms of a much older man. The look of concentration in his face and the professional way in which he was examining the fate lines spoke of quite some experience.