Keshab Thoker

The contributor for Republica.

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.

Massive demonstration held demanding cancellation of controversial Guthi bill (with photos/ video)

Published On: June 19, 2019 12:37 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, June 19: Guthiyars (trustees) of the public Guthis (trusts) staged a massive demonstration at Maitighar Mandala on Wednesday demanding that the Guthi bill be scrapped.

Enticing flowers

Published On: November 1, 2018 03:30 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: The 12th Godavari Flower Expo 2018 kicked off at the Jawalakhel Football Ground in Lalitpur from Thursday.

IN PICTURES: Sajha Yatayat introduces pollution-free electric bus service

Published On: October 23, 2018 11:56 AM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Sajha Yatayat has introduced electric buses in the Kathmandu Valley on Tuesday.

Glamour in parliament (Photo feature)

Published On: April 2, 2018 05:37 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, April 2: Nabina Lama emerged into mainstream politics from student revolution.

Impeachment of CJ Karki draws flak from various quarters (photo feature)

Published On: May 3, 2017 07:24 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, May 3: The impeachment motion filed against Chief Justice (CJ) Sushila Karki has been under fire from various quarters, of late.

Independent Bhattarai becomes first candidate for KTM

Published On: May 2, 2017 11:22 AM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, May 2: Independent Janisha Bhattarai became the first candidate to file nomination in Kathmandu Metropolitan city in the local level elections scheduled for May 14.

Rescued Taiwanese trekker celebrates his birthday (photos/video)

Published On: April 28, 2017 04:32 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, April 28: Rescued Taiwanese trekker has celebrated his birthday at Grande Hospital in the capital on Friday.

Road caves in at Naxal, excessive digging for hotel construction blamed

Published On: January 8, 2017 12:30 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: A large sinkhole opened up in the public road at Naxal on Sunday as a stretch of the road caved in due to excessive digging for the construction of Hotel Hilton.

Moving fish from Ranipokhari

Published On: December 8, 2016 08:01 AM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

Moving fish from Ranipokhari

Witnessing majestic mountains from Chandragiri Hill

Published On: November 14, 2016 06:44 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Chandragiri Hill provides some truly spectacular and phenomenal views of Kathmandu Valley and Himalayan ranges from its top. From Chandragiri, the panoramic view of soaring hills and lavishing view is no less than a heaven.