Hanumandhoka, Ason, Indrachowk and Ratnapark wore a deserted look on Thursday due to the week-long prohibitory orders imposed by the local administration in the Kathmandu Valley in order to break the chain of transmission of the second wave of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Locals in the Ason area in the capital city Kathmandu celebrated the annual chariot festival of Pahan Charhe amid fanfare on Monday.

Souls of My City: Harmonium man

October 14, 2018 10:38 am

The sound of harmonium resonates across a narrow alley in Ason throughout the day. Rup Narayan Shah, 54, is responsible for the constant buzz.