Bijaya Rai

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IN PHOTOS: 19th National Paddy Day and Plantation Festival celebration at National Agronomy Research Center

Published On: June 29, 2022 04:30 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, June 29: The 19th National Paddy Day and Plantation Festival has been celebrated on the premises of the National Agronomy Research Center in Khumaltar.

IN PHOTOS: ANNISU-R stage torch rally against petroleum price hike

Published On: June 21, 2022 07:00 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, June 21: A group of students belonging to All Nepal National Independent Students Union- Revolutionary (ANNISU-R) affiliated to the CPN (Maoist Center) staged protests against recent hike in the prices of petroleum products on Tuesday.  The agitating students staged a torch rally in front of Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

Fourth annual Nepal pride parade observed

Published On: June 11, 2022 02:02 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, June 11: People from all walks of life and the transgender community gathered and took part in a rally to mark the fourth annual Nepal pride parade at Maitighar.

Resistance against casteism (With Photos)

Published On: May 24, 2022 04:50 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, May 24: People staged a street demonstration at Maitighar in Kathmandu, focusing on the killing of half a dozen youths belonging to the so-called lower castes in West Rukum.

Day 2: Rights activists take to the streets demanding justice for victims of sexual abuse (with photos)

Published On: May 21, 2022 01:04 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, May 21: Protestors have taken to the streets for the second consecutive day on Saturday demanding justice for victims of sexual violence.

Gagan Thapa casts his vote in Maitidevi

Published On: May 13, 2022 10:15 AM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, May 13: General secretary of the Nepali Congress, Gagan Thapa cast his vote in the local level election on Friday.

UML’s deputy mayor candidate for KMC Sunita Dangol casts her vote (with photos)

Published On: May 13, 2022 09:33 AM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, May 13: Sunita Dangol, the deputy mayoral candidate for Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) from the CPN-UML cast her vote in the ongoing local level election on Friday.

KMC mayoral candidate Keshav Sthapit casts his vote at PK Campus (with photos)

Published On: May 13, 2022 08:52 AM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, May 13: Keshav Sthapit, mayoral candidate of CPN-UML for Kathmandu Metropolitan CIty (KMC) reached Padma Kanya Campus at Bagbazar to cast his vote on Friday.

Ghode Jatra celebrations in Kathmandu (With Photos)

Published On: April 1, 2022 05:18 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, April 1: Ghode Jatra, also known as the Horse Racing Day, was celebrated in Kathmandu today. The government announced a public holiday on the occasion within the Valley.

Colorful crowd at Basantapur on Holi (Photo Feature)

Published On: March 17, 2022 05:25 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, March 17: Holi, the festival of colors, was observed with huge fanfare in the mountainous and hilly regions of the country on Thursday. Nepalis, who were unable to celebrate Holi for the past two years due to the coronavirus pandemic, celebrated the festival with full enthusiasm this year.

PHOTOS: Medical students on relay hunger strike demanding safe environment for studying

Published On: March 11, 2022 02:34 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, March 11: A group of medical students are on a relay hunger strike demanding a safe environment for studying at Maitighar area in Kathmandu.

IN PICTURES: Nepal Army Day marked in Kathmandu

Published On: March 1, 2022 01:22 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, March 1: Nepal Army organized a special ceremony to observe the Nepal Army Day and Maha Shivaratri festival at Tundikhel, Kathmandu on Tuesday.

Glimpses of Madhav Narayan procession in Lalitpur (With Photos)

Published On: February 13, 2022 04:42 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: A procession was carried out in Thecho, Lalitpur on Sunday,13 February 2022 as a part of the month-long Madhav Narayan festival. Devotees offered water to men dressed up as the deity Madhav Narayan.

Police confiscates 7,600 kilograms of substandard  honey

Published On: January 21, 2022 03:01 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Nepal Police have confiscated 7,600 kilograms of substandard honey from a manufacturing unit in Jyatha, Kathmandu.

PHOTO FEATURE: Gagan Thapa and Bishwa Prakash Sharma after announcement of their victory as General Secretary

Published On: December 16, 2021 06:30 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

NC General Convention representatives had chosen their conscience rather than their allegiance to factions within the party while casting their votes to the candidates of General Secretary. Analysts have described this as an indication that party leaders and activists want change with youth leaders at the helm of the party.

PHOTOS: Chand-led CPN cadres burn tires at Bhadrakali as they try to enforce general shut down

Published On: November 16, 2021 02:15 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The cadres of Nepal Bikram Chand aka Biblav-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) have burned tires at Bhadrakali, Kathmandu as a part of their protest against recent hike in the prices of petroleum products.

PHOTOS: Police arrest Chand-led CPN cadres as they stage protest to enforce Nepal Banda

Published On: November 16, 2021 01:09 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Police have arrested cadres belonging to Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal from Sundhara in the capital as they staged a protest against the recent hike in the prices of petroleum products.

People celebrate Kukur Tihar at Maitighar (With photos)

Published On: November 3, 2021 11:10 AM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: People gathered to celebrate `Kukur Tihar´ at Maitighar in Kathmandu. Dogs were offered garlands and ‘tika’, which are put on them by their humans on this day.

Farmers stage protest at Maitighar (With photos)

Published On: November 2, 2021 01:56 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Farmers affiliated with the All Nepal Peasant’s Federation staged a protest at Maitighar in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

PHOTOS: With fresh round of prohibitory orders, security personnel tighten inspection in Valley

Published On: May 28, 2021 11:16 AM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, May 28: The district administration offices of the three districts in the Kathmandu Valley have imposed a fresh round of prohibitory orders in view of the growing risk of the coronavirus.