Krishna Kisi

The contributor for Republica.

Municipality constructing building by breaching law

Published On: November 28, 2018 08:34 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

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.

Bhaktapur farmers face fertilizer shortage

Published On: November 18, 2018 10:20 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

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

Published On: November 15, 2018 03:00 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

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

Published On: November 5, 2018 11:15 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

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

Published On: October 15, 2018 12:30 PM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

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

Published On: September 23, 2018 09:30 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

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

Published On: August 29, 2018 11:45 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

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

Published On: August 26, 2018 11:41 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

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

Published On: August 19, 2018 08:47 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

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

Published On: August 6, 2018 09:50 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

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’

Published On: July 25, 2018 06:44 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

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

Published On: July 18, 2018 05:30 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

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

Published On: July 12, 2018 08:37 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

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

Published On: June 7, 2018 09:00 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

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.

Buddha Krishna gives continuity to tongue-piercing tradition

Published On: April 16, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, April 16: Amid the crowd of thousands of people in Madhyapur Thimi of Bhaktapur on Sunday, Buddha Kishna Baag Shrestha pierced his tongue for the sixth consecutive time, giving continuity to the centuries-old tradition of piercing tongue which had started during the period of the Lichchhavi dynasty.

Pole erecting ceremony of Bisket Jatra

Published On: April 14, 2018 11:13 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, April 14: On the occasion of Bisket Jatra, a 55-foot-tall lingo (pole) was erected at Lyosingkhel, Bhaktpur on Friday. This ceremony is considered as the main attraction of eight nights and nine days long Bisket Jatra of Bhaktpur. Thousands of Jatra lovers from neighboring districts Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Kavrepalanchowk visit Bhaktpur to see this special ceremony.

Stage set for Bisket Jatra

Published On: March 31, 2018 10:25 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, March 31: With almost two weeks to go before Bhaktapur’s major chariot procession Bisket Jatra, a big crowd gathered near Lyoshekhel on Thursday.

Toni Hagen’s photos in exhibition

Published On: March 28, 2018 10:11 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, March 28: The exhibition of photos taken by Swiss Geologist Dr Toni Hagen was kicked off at the Toni Hagen House, Bhaktapur on Monday evening in the presence of his daughter Katryn.

Lack of trainees of Nepal Bhasa in Newar community

Published On: March 22, 2018 10:29 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, March 22: We all know that Bhaktapur is one of the oldest Newar cities. According to national census 2011, the total population of Bhaktapur Municipality is 83,658, belonging to Newari community. Nevertheless, the efforts of making Nepal Bhasa popular here has not been successful as expected.

Bike stunt craze in Bhaktapur

Published On: March 20, 2018 10:59 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

If you visit Nepal Engineering College, Duwakot or Gorkha Eco Panel factory, Hanumancha, Changunarayan Municipality in Bhaktapur, you often notice bikers doing stunning bike stunts. Every Saturday, scores of youths gather at this place to watch the stunt of Suraj Danegulu, who has become popular among youths interested about this. As Danegulu and his team showcase their skills, inquisitive youths watch it and learn the adventurous stunts.