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Krishna Kisi

Chichila Mobile App launched

January 17, 2019 16:02 PM

The students of Nepal Engineering College at Dubakot, Changunarayan have now access to ‘Chichila mobile app’.

Nava Durga Nach begins

January 16, 2019 19:20 PM

The eight-month-long Nava Durga Nach at Bhaktapur municipality -9, Suryamadi has begun from today. The Nach that will be exhibited in Bhaktapur and many others areas of Kathmandu is set to continue till the Bhal bhal Ashtami of Shrawan.

Two including Indian nat’l held with narcotics

December 31, 2018 17:50 PM

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 31: Police have arrested two people including an Indian national with a large cache of illegal drugs from Suryabinayak municipality on Monday.

Replacing traditional ghyampo

December 23, 2018 11:24 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 23: A strange ritual was performed in Bhaktapur by offering jars (ghyampo) to God. The offering was offered in the ancient Durga temples. The ritual was performed by Khaitu families of Bhaktapur.

‘I will promote my country for an entire lifetime'

December 17, 2018 11:50 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 17: Miss Nepal 2018, Shrinkhala Khatiwada, said she will commit to promote Nepal across the globe all throughout her life. Shrinkhala clinched two awards:  ‘Multimedia Challenge Award’ and ‘Beauty With A Purpose Challenge Award’ and reached the top 12 in Miss World 2018. She admitted that she tried to introduce her country rather than promote herself at the beauty pageant.

Municipality constructing building by breaching law

November 28, 2018 08:34 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 28: It is the responsibility of the municipality to monitor irregularities and take stern action against those violating laws. However, Madhyapur Thimi Municipality in Bhaktapur has been found breaching the law itself.

Three killed in two separate road accidents in Bhaktapur

November 18, 2018 15:41 PM

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 18: One person killed on Sunday morning when a water tanker ran over him at Namuna Basti in Madhyapur Thimi Municipality.

Bhaktapur farmers face fertilizer shortage

November 18, 2018 10:20 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 18: Bhaktapur is known as the district of farmers. However, every year this district faces a shortage of chemical fertilizers, mostly during the plantation period. As a result of the shortage, farmers of the district have been facing difficulties in wheat plantation.

Locals of Nagarkot protest against local units for double taxation on tourists

November 15, 2018 03:00 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 15: The locals of Nagarkot have initiated “Save Nagarkot Campaign” to protest against the local government's decision to impose dual taxes on tourists visiting a single destination.

Earning by making Madal

November 5, 2018 11:15 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 5: The festival of lights, fruits, colors, music and flower — Tihar is here. Tihar is the time of the year when you listen to melodies of traditional musical instruments like madal while singing deusi bhailo. Though modern technology might seem to replace the instrument, nothing can beat the charm of playing madal during Tihar.

Traditional music adding flavor to Dashain

October 15, 2018 12:30 PM

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 15: It’s Dashain and Dashain is incomplete without music. And music has its own language that is captivating to all age group. Likewise, the teenagers from Bhaktapur are also drawn to traditional music that is played during Dashain. The traditional music which was once ignored, have gained its popularity again.

"Maaujung Babusaaheb ko Coat" stages final show

September 23, 2018 09:30 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Sept 23: ‘Maaujung Babusaaheb ko Coat’, a drama organized in coordination between Cultural Corporation Nepal and Association of Nepali Theatre Artists (Natyakarmi Mahasangh) concluded on Friday.

Puja’s woes bring bhaktapur Students to tears

August 29, 2018 11:45 AM

The news, ‘A schoolgirl writes a painful letter’, published in the Thursday edition of Republica National Daily ignited concern about Puja Khatri – a sixth-grade student studying at Jamunakharka Secondary School, Maygdi. The news, featuring a handwritten letter, published on the front page, consisted of Khatri’s request; she had requested the school to expel her because she could not afford further studies.

Seeking love compability in Budhabaare Mela

August 26, 2018 11:41 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 26: Every year the Newar community celebrates Budhabaare Mela as a part of the Gunla Parva. The festival – celebrated in the 9th month of the Newari calendar – began on August 12 this year. Budhabaare Mela, which is also known as ‘Pemha Dyo Mhasika Wonegu’ in Nepal Bhasa, translates to familiarizing with four gods.

The scope of engineering

August 19, 2018 08:47 AM

Hari Krishna Shrestha, Professor of Nepal Engineering College, Changu Narayan, stated that not just because it is considered as a prestigious profession, the subject has become famous among students citing its professional scope.

Drinking water accessibility in Tokha

August 6, 2018 09:50 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 6: Tokha resident, Ratnakumari Shrestha is satisfied because her community recently concluded a project that ensured drinking water accessibility.

‘Operating tippers at night riskier’

July 25, 2018 06:44 AM

BHAKTAPUR, July 25: Various stakeholders have asked the public to be more cautious while walking or traveling at night to protect themselves from getting bumped by high-speed tippers.

Monsoon threatens quake-damaged houses

July 18, 2018 05:30 AM

BHAKTAPUR, July 18: The earthquake of April 2015 had rendered Astamaya Manandhar's house fragile. Each monsoon, since then, further affected the integrity of house. This monsoon the house collapsed.

Three die as Bhaktapur and Thimi inundated

July 12, 2018 08:37 AM

BHAKTAPUR, July 12: Three people who were staying in a temporary shelter at Changunarayan municipality, Bagishwori-07 have died due to floods. However, their names are yet to be ascertained, said Chief District Officer Narayan Prasad Bhattta.

Bhaktapur introduces local curriculum

June 7, 2018 09:00 AM

Bhaktapur Municipality becomes the first municipality in Nepal to introduce local curriculum in school level. With the start of a new academic session, both private and government schools have included local syllabus as a part of the academic curriculum.  At present, the curriculum focuses on five subjects -- culture, art, and heritage, history of local skills and technology, local tourism, and local sports of Bhaktapur.