Keshab Thoker

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Photos: Youths hold demonstrations in capital to extend support to Prime Minister KP Oli

Published On: July 8, 2020 06:20 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, July 8: Youths affiliated to the ruling Nepal Communist Party staged demonstrations at various six places of the Kathmandu Valley on Wednesday to extend support to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

PHOTOS: Massive protest in capital, police use force

Published On: June 9, 2020 02:20 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, June 9: A group of youths including social activists and entrepreneurs staged a demonstration in front of the Prime Minister's Official Residence in Baluwatar on Tuesday afternoon with various demands.

PHOTOS: 26 Nepalis arrive at TIA from Myanmar

Published On: June 5, 2020 12:18 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, June 5: A total of 26 Nepali nationals have arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

PHOTOS: Maitidevi area sealed after a COVID-19 case detected

Published On: May 20, 2020 08:00 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, May 20: Maitidevi area in the heart of the capital has been sealed off after a person residing there was found infected by coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wednesday.

PHOTOS: When jacaranda blooms, beautiful Kathmandu shines

Published On: May 16, 2020 06:55 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, May 7: Kathmandu looks amazingly beautiful these days. Not only because of the clear atmosphere due to the declining pollution amid the ongoing lockdown imposed to curb COVID-19, but also due to the jacarandas full of blossoms.

Increasing number of vehicles plying roads in Kathmandu as govt eases lockdown (with photos)

Published On: May 10, 2020 02:40 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, May 10: As an attempt to ease the lockdown enforced to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus disease in the country, the government has introduced a ‘timecard system’ for vehicles effective from Sunday.

PHOTOS: Chinese tourists clash with police at Singha Durbar, 33 arrested

Published On: May 8, 2020 05:53 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, May 8: Thirty-three Chinese tourists were arrested from the capital on Friday following a clash between them and police.

PHOTOS: Bauddhanath and Swayambhunath shrouded in silence despite Buddha Jayanti

Published On: May 7, 2020 09:31 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, May 7: The 2564th Buddha Jayanti is being observed today, recalling the contribution of Siddhartha Gautam to the establishment of world peace. Buddha Jayanti is celebrated on the full moon day in the month of Baishakh of the Lunar calendar every year.

Photos: Stunning Kathmandu during lockdown

Published On: May 5, 2020 11:57 AM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, May 5: The nationwide lockdown enforced to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus disease in the country has already crossed a month.

Mosques largely empty as COVID-19 compels devotees to perform Ramadan prayers at home

Published On: April 26, 2020 07:19 AM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, April 26: The Muslim community the world over is observing the month-long Ramadan festival at one of the most challenging times of world history - the COVID-19 pandemic.

IN PICS: Swayambhunath premises during lockdown

Published On: April 13, 2020 12:35 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, April 13: Swayambhunath area, one of the world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley would have been crowded with a large number of visitors on this day if the situation had been normal. However, not only Nepal but the whole world has been hit hard by the pandemic of COVID-19.

Amid lockdown order, people queuing up for govt relief without maintaining social distancing (with photos)

Published On: March 31, 2020 06:25 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, March 31: As the government on Sunday announced to provide relief package to the daily bread earners through the local levels, people have flocked to the ward offices on Tuesday.

More than 300 US citizens repatriated (with photos)

Published On: March 31, 2020 03:55 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, March 31: United States has repatriated its citizens who were left stranded in different parts of Nepal due to nationwide lockdown enforced to curb the spread of coronavirus diseases.

Olympic torch rally for 13th SAG kicks off (with photos)

Published On: November 22, 2019 12:47 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Olympic torch rally for the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) has started from Kathmandu on Friday morning.

Students protest in front of Indian Embassy against border encroachment (with photos)

Published On: November 8, 2019 12:44 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Students have staged protest in front of the Indian Embassy at Lainchaur in Kathmandu against the inclusion of the Nepali territory Kalapani in a recently-unveiled political map by India.

In Pictures: NADA Auto Show 2019

Published On: August 29, 2019 12:07 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

NADA Auto Show 2019

Pashupatinath complex offering serenity to all

Published On: July 29, 2019 08:00 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

Though non-hindus are prohibited inside the Pashupatinath complex, they are allowed outside the temple complex. Moreover, people from different walks of life visit the area for the serenity that this place offers.

Devotees throng Pashupatinath to worship Lord Shiva (With photos)

Published On: July 22, 2019 02:13 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, July 22: A large number of Hindu devotees especially women have thronged the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu from early morning today to worship on the first Monday of the holy month of Shrawan as per the Nepali calendar.

NSU takes to street against govt decision to revoke pesticide tests for fruits, veggies imported from India (with photos)

Published On: July 7, 2019 02:17 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, July 7: Cadres of Nepal Student Union (NSU), the student wing of main opposition Nepali Congress, staged a demonstration against the government's decision to put on hold its decision to carry out pesticide testing for vegetables and fruits imported from India.

Relatives stage protest seeking justice to Bimala Tamang (with photos and video)

Published On: June 23, 2019 02:25 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, June 23: Relatives of Bimala Tamang, who was found hanging with a shawl inside Samata Hospital at Bouddha last week, picketed Metropolitan Police Circle, Gaushala demanding justice to the victim on Sunday.