Krishna Kisi

The contributor for Republica.

Shree Swasthani Brata Katha Concludes

Published On: February 1, 2018 12:49 PM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

The locals of Bhaktapur bid farewell to Shree Swasthani Brata Katha, a yearly ritual among Nepali Hindus, on Wednesday amid several programs.

A dance of Gods and Goddesses

Published On: January 28, 2018 09:02 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 28: This year’s annual Nava Durga Gana dance officially began on January 15 in Bhaktapur. The festival runs for eight months and concludes on the day of Bhalbhal Astami in the Nepali month of Shrawan. The first day of the Nava Durga Gana dance was showcased at Suryamadhi, ward number 9, Bhaktapur. Nava Durga Gana dance is also known as Angalakegu, which means catching fish in Newari language. However, the dance does not include any act of fishing.

Learning Chinese

Published On: January 27, 2018 01:00 PM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 27: Students of Grades V, VI, and VII from Baal Vikash English Secondary School in Bhaktapur are learning Chinese language along with Chinese culture, art, songs, and dance as their regular curriculum.

Ranikot an attraction for domestic tourists

Published On: January 14, 2018 08:19 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 14: Ranikot at Suryabinayak Municipality ward number 7 of Bhaktapur has been emerging as one of the top destinations for domestic tourists. The specialty of this place is that it is located at a high altitude, and provides a scenic view of the Kathmandu Valley.

Learning dhime baja to preserve culture

Published On: January 10, 2018 01:19 PM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 10: A group of youths at Bholachhen, Bhaktapur were busy learning the tricks of traditional musical instrument dhime baja on Tuesday. As many as 16 youngsters between the ages of eight to 22 years are in the learning group.

Newar group contributes to flourishing of flute culture

Published On: January 4, 2018 09:33 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

Flutes that are usually played in every traditional ceremony of the Newar community have become a commercial product now. Madhyapur, Thimi-based Nikosera Flute Group in Bhaktapur is touted to be the first commercial flute group.

NWPP wins elections in Bhaktapur-1

Published On: December 11, 2017 03:51 PM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 11: Nepal Workers Peasants Party (NWPP) candidate for Bhaktapur constituency-1 Prem Suwal has emerged victorious, defeating Nepali Congress candidate Baburaja Joshi.  Suwal secured 33, 076 votes while his closest rival Joshi got 17, 818 votes.

Bhaktapur farmers start using harvesting machine

Published On: October 30, 2017 07:37 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 29: Farmers of Bhaktapur have harvested paddy for the first time using a machine. The harvesting machine, named ‘Mini Command’, has helped farmers take a relief from hard manual labor harvesting the major staple crop.

Prajapatis busy making clay lamps

Published On: October 19, 2017 04:00 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 19: The Prajapati community of Bhaktapur is busy making palcha or clay lamps for Tihar.

Banmala locality enters busy season as Tihar nears

Published On: October 12, 2017 05:45 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

TATHALI (BHAKTAPUR), Oct 12: Farmers of Banmala settlement in Tathali of Changu Narayan Municipality-9 are busy plucking Globe Amaranth flowers for the upcoming Tihar season.

PM Deuba’s India visit successful: State Minister Bista

Published On: August 29, 2017 02:54 PM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 29: Minister of State for Information and Communications Tapta Bahadur Bista has claimed that Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s recent state visit to India has been successful.

Preliminary investigation hints damage could mount to billions

Published On: June 18, 2017 03:34 PM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, June 18: Preliminary investigation showed that the fire in the Yeti Carpet Industry in Bhaktapur was caused by short-circuits in a transformer along side the industry.

Massive fire erupted in Yeti Carpet 8 hours ago still continues

Published On: June 18, 2017 07:24 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, June 18: A huge fire that broke out on Saturday night at Yeti Carpet factory located in Sallaghari of Bhaktapur has not been taken under control yet.

Deuba govt working at behest of Delhi: Bijukchhe

Published On: June 14, 2017 03:39 PM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, June 14: Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP) Chairman Narayan Man Bijukchhe has accused the Deuba government of working at the behest of India.

Couple found dead in rented room

Published On: June 1, 2017 06:39 PM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, June 1: A couple was found dead in their rented room in Dadhikot of the district on Thursday.

10 held with narcotic drugs

Published On: May 26, 2017 07:47 PM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, May 26: Police have arrested 10 people with narcotic drugs from Byasi of Bhaktapur Municipality-2 on Friday.

Votes counting of Changunarayan Municipality to resume at 5 pm

Published On: May 24, 2017 02:44 PM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, May 24:  The   vote counting of Changunarayan Municipality which was halted since last Friday is resuming from Wednesday 5 pm.

UML and NC win races for mayor and deputy mayor of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality respectively

Published On: May 22, 2017 11:45 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKTAPUR, May 22: Madan Sundar Shrestha, CPN-UML mayoral candidate backed by Nepal Workers Peasants Party(NWPP) in line with an electoral alliance forged between the two parties has emerged victorious in the race for mayor of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality.

Maoist Center wins race for chief and deputy chief of Banfikot Rural Municipality in Rukum

Published On: May 17, 2017 09:03 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

RUKUM, May 17: CPN(Maoist Center) candidate Dharma Bahadur KC has won the race for chief of Banfikot Rural Municipality in Rukum district.

NWPP candidate Prajapati takes lead in Bhaktapur

Published On: May 15, 2017 09:23 PM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHARATPUR, May 15: Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP) candidate for mayoral post Sunil Prajapati is taking lead with 754 votes in Bhaktapaur Municipality.