Bijaya Rai

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PHOTOS: Bhaitika in Rani Pokhari

Published On: November 16, 2020 05:45 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: A number of people without brothers and sisters on Monday reached the Bal Gopaledhwor Temple at the heart of Rani Pokhari (Queen’s Pond) in the capital to receive tika on the Bhaitika, the fifth and final day of Yampanchak. It is the day when sisters put tika on the forehead of their brothers, wishing for their prosperity and long life.

IN PICS: Theater artists take to the streets in solidarity with Dr Govinda KC

Published On: September 30, 2020 06:35 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Artists from the Shilpee Theater on Wednesday performed a street drama at Patan Durbar Square, Lalitpur expressing solidarity with the ongoing hunger strike of Dr Govinda KC.

PHOTOS: Youths stage protests in solidarity with Dr Govinda KC

Published On: September 22, 2020 07:00 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The supporters of Dr Govinda KC staged a protest expressing solidarity with Dr Govinda KC at Maitighar on Tuesday.

Police thwart attempt of local youths to organize chariot pulling procession of Rato Machhindranath

Published On: September 3, 2020 03:35 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Pulchowk area in Lalitpur briefly wore a tense look as police obstructed the attempt of locals to organize a chariot-pulling procession of Rato Machchhindranath on Thursday afternoon.

IN PICS: First day of week-long lockdown in Kathmandu Valley

Published On: August 20, 2020 10:50 AM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Following daily spike in the number of COVID-19 cases, the three district administrations have enforced a week-long lockdown in Kathmandu Valley from Wednesday midnight.

PHOTOS: Youths lie down on ground to protest against ‘lies’ in capital

Published On: June 20, 2020 10:56 AM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, June 20: A group of youths took to the streets in the capital city on Saturday morning to exert pressure on the government for reforms in the medical sector.

Youths demonstrate at Naxal against govt's lackluster response to COVID-19 (with photos and video)

Published On: June 11, 2020 01:29 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, June 11: A group of independent youths staged demonstration at Naxal in Kathmandu, on Thursday afternoon asking the government to scrap the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement signed with US government and expand the scope of Polymerase Chain Reaction tests (PCR) for coronavirus.

PHOTOS: Youths protest against border encroachment, clash with police

Published On: May 10, 2020 05:40 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, May 10: Youths have staged a demonstration against the border encroachment by the southern neighbor India in front of the Baneshwar-based federal parliament building in Kathmandu.

Those stranded in Lalitpur sent to Sindhuli (with photos)

Published On: April 18, 2020 05:05 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

LALITPUR, April 18: A group of 47 people who were stranded in Lubhu, Lalitpur have been sent to their villages on Saturday afternoon with the help of local authorities.

Photos: The great migration. Moving photos of people leaving the Valley

Published On: April 18, 2020 04:30 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

LALITPUR, April 18: A group of 47 people have been stranded in Lubhu, Lalitpur as they were trying to return homes to Sindhuli by foot from the Valley on the 26th day of the ongoing nationwide lockdown.

People queuing up at fair price shops in Patan without maintaining social distancing (with photos)

Published On: April 2, 2020 12:35 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, April 2: The government has introduced relief packages targeting the people who have been hit hard by the lockdown orders.

Amid lockdown, troubled Indians returning home (with photos and video)

Published On: March 31, 2020 12:26 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, March 31: As the nationwide lockdown entered its eighth day today, the laborers especially involved in various construction works in Kathmandu valley have started heading towards their homes.

Monkeys in Pashuptinath scramble for food (with photos)

Published On: March 30, 2020 01:55 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, March 30: As the extended nationwide lockdown enters its second week, the bustling Pashupatinath Temple has no visitors.

Amid shortage of PPE, National Innovation Centre begins its manufacturing in Bhaktapur

Published On: March 28, 2020 01:43 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, March 28: National Innovation Center has started the production of personal protective equipment (PPE) required for health workers during the treatment of coronavirus patients.

Kathmandu metropolis sprays disinfectant in the city (with photos)

Published On: March 26, 2020 09:10 AM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, March 26: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started spraying disinfectant to curb the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the capital.

Weeklong nationwide lockdown begins (with photos)

Published On: March 24, 2020 10:20 AM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, March 24: As government decided to enforce a-week nationwide lockdown to be effective from 6 am this morning, major cities around the countries including Kathmandu are seen silent and the streets are almost empty.

People celebrate Matya festival

Published On: August 17, 2019 11:24 AM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The festival of Matya is celebrated in Patan, a day after Gai Jatra. It includes taking out processions in many Buddhist temples and stupas in Patan. It is believed that Matya festival is celebrated to honor the victory of Lord Buddha over vice.

‘Nepalis will be happy and prosperous only when Constitution fully implemented’

Published On: September 19, 2018 05:10 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

DHANKUTA, Sept 19: Participants have said Nepali people will remain happy and wealthy only when the Constitution is fully implemented.

In pictures: APF cleanses Janaki temple ahead of Modi's visit

Published On: May 10, 2018 05:38 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, May 10: A day before Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Nepal, Armed Police Force (APF) officials have been deployed for cleaning Janaki temple on Thursday.