DAMAULI, Nov 9: Jailbirds in Tanahun prisons Tihar festival with joy after they received tika from their sisters. Jailer Narayan Adhikari said that 25 prisoners received tika from their sisters in the jail.
BANKE, Nov 9 : Abdul Wahid Mansuri ‘Chunna’ is a Muslim. Although a Muslim, he enjoys every festival celebrated by the Hindus. A native of Nepalgunj, Chunna has been putting on tika during the Dashain and Tihar, the biggest and second biggest festivals respectively of the Hindus, since the last 20 years.
KATHMANDU, Nov 9: President Bidya Devi Bhandari offered the seven-coloured bhaitika to her younger brother Degendra Pandey at the auspicious hour of 11.55 am at the President House, Sheetal Niwas, today.
KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has received Bhai Tika. Prime Minister Oli's sisters Bishnu Maya Dhakal and Kamala Devi Koirala offered him tika at 11:55 am at his official residence in Baluwatar.
KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The Nepal Sambat 1139 special celebrations are to take place on coming November 26. The Nepal Sambat Nhuda Celebration Committee has decided to organise a special programme on the date on the occasion of the Nepal Sambat New Year 1139.
KHOTANG, Nov 9: Two houses burn to ashes and three were damaged after fire broke out at Diktel, Khotang on Friday. Houses belonging to Krishna Shrestha and Ambika Budhathoki of Diktel Rupakot Majhuwagadhi municipality-1 have been completely destroyed in the incident. Also the houses of Raju Shrestha , Rabidhoj Rai and Pele Gurung were damaged in the incident.
KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The most important day of Tihar, the festival of lights, is being marked today by offering tika by sisters to their brothers. Sisters throughout the country offer 'tika' to their brothers wishing them happiness, long life and prosperity on the occasion of Bhaitika.
KATHMANDU, Nov 9: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said the Bhaitika ritual that is marked on the last day of the Tihar festival helps deepen the mutual love and reverence between brothers and sisters towards each other.