Army plants trees

October 4, 2019 09:22 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Nepal Army (NA) in partnership with Madhyapur Thimi Municipality and the Delegation of European Union to Nepal conducted a plantation program in Bishnu Kundal area of Bhaktapur on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Cancer Care Research Center has won the Republica Changa Chait (Corporate Kite Flying Competition) organized by Nepal Republic Media on Saturday at Club Himalaya Nagarkot in Bhaktapur.

The Suryabinayak Temple of Bhaktapur in this undated photo.

Jayaram Tyayana new Mr Bhaktapur

September 25, 2019 20:15 pm

Jayaram Tyayana won the title of 'Fourth Mr Bhaktapur 2076' organized at Madhyapur Thimi, Bhaktapur on Monday. He won the title, leaving behind 43 participants, on 70 plus kg weight group.

Bijukchhe era continues

September 25, 2019 09:37 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Communist stalwart Narayan Man Bijukchhe has remained at the helm of the Nepal Workers Peasants Party (NWPP) ever since he founded the party in 1975.  Forty-four years on, there is no sign of him stepping down anytime soon.

Bad road takes toll on tourism in Nagarkot

September 25, 2019 08:05 am

The 16-kilometer road was scheduled to be completed by Fiscal Year 2015/16


September 14, 2019 19:00 pm

The week in pictures for September 8 to 14

How Indra Jatra is celebrated in Bhaktapur

September 14, 2019 18:39 pm

Bhaktapur observed Indra Jatra with a grand ritual ceremony held at Indradaha or Siddha Pokhari, Bhaktapur on Saturday.

Rally against dengue

September 3, 2019 20:00 pm

Bhaktapur Municipality and Nepal Scout Bhaktapur collaboratively organized a rally to create awareness about Dengue in Bhaktapur on Saturday.

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 15: A seventh-grader at Genuine Secondary School of Bhaktapur, Nar Kawa, had never ever heard about 'Kasipaya'. But now, he not only knows about Kasipaya's history but also plays it pretty well.

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 3: Minister for Forest and Environment, Shakti Basnet said Bhaktapur district was emerging as a model city to realize the government's campaign of 'Prosperous Nepal-Happy Nepali.'

Truss bridge opens in Nangkhel

July 31, 2019 14:30 pm

BHAKTAPUR, July 31: A truss bridge has been brought into operation at Nangkhel of Surya Binayak municipality, ward number 9.

Juju Dhau: King of Yogurts

July 26, 2019 16:00 pm

KATHMANDU, July 25: Bhaktapur is a city of culture and traditions. It is also identified with the famous yogurt known as ‘juju dhau’. It is also referred to as King of Yogurt.

Drying chillies

July 17, 2019 12:41 pm

Chillies spread on the street for Sun drying in Madhyapur Thimi, Bhaktapur.

Bird exhibition in Bhaktapur

July 16, 2019 15:30 pm

The students of Everest Art Club organized the bird exhibition in Bhaktapur on Monday. Not only the real species birds but also their paintings were exhibited at the event.

KATHMANDU, July 14: A team of Metropolitan Police has arrested two individuals along with contraband drugs.

Hard to do ropai in Bhaktapur

July 11, 2019 16:30 pm

The monsoon season has already hit the Nepali calendar. We go on hikes, bike rides, and most of the times we see rice plantation. Or let’s say our common tongue word – ropai.

BHAKTAPUR, July 11:  Inland Revenue Office (IRD), Bhaktapur has raided Kathmandu Fun Valley Company at Palanshe, Bhaktapur following a complaint that the company had been evading the tax for a long time.

Daughter behind mother's murder

July 2, 2019 05:00 am

BHAKTAPUR, July 2: Police investigation has revealed that the daughter of Sabitri Bhattarai, 60, of Bhaktapur, is behind her gruesome murder. Bhattarai was found dead, with her throat slit, inside a room at Changunarayan Municipality – 7, Basbari on Sunday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Police have made public the four accused involved in the murder of a sixty-year-old woman in Bhaktapur.

Woman murdered in Bhaktapur

June 30, 2019 18:17 pm

BHAKTAPUR, June 30: A woman was killed by slitting her throat in a broad daylight at Khartipati, Bhaktapur.

BHAKTAPUR, June 21: Federation of Nepali Journalists, Bhaktapur submitted a collection of signatures expressing solidarity with its campaign. It launched to guarantee the right to freedom of expression and freedom of the press to the District Administration Office, Bhaktapur.

BHAKTAPUR, June 11: The Metropolitan Police Range has fixed speed limit on the vehicles entering Bhaktapur from Sanga of Kavre along the Araniko highway with an objective to reduce road accident.

BHAKTAPUR, June 10: Because of its rich culture, tradition, and heritage sites, Bhaktapur has remained as one of the most popular tourist destinations of the country for decades. The devastating earthquake of April 2015 and the aftershocks, however, took a severe toll on old settlements, temples and other heritage structures. Its residents remained in shock for a long time. Gradually when they started rising from the rubbles, it became apparent that they will have to rebuild many cultural and religiously important structures.


June 8, 2019 18:40 pm

The week in pictures for the week June 2 – June 8.

Siddha Pokhari: The jogging hub

May 27, 2019 17:30 pm

Siddha Pokhari has become a go-to-place for morning walk and exercise. If you happen to visit the pond during the early morning, you can witness locals jogging or jumping around the pond. According to the locals, more than five hundred people come daily to Siddha Pokhari for morning exercise.

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Tourist arrival up in Bhaktapur

May 14, 2019 14:30 pm

BHAKTAPUR, May 14: The number of visitors to Bhaktapur has increased this year, resulting in rise in revenue to the Bhaktapur municipality.

The Ranipokhari temple, otherwise closed for the public, was opened on Tuesday. The gates open only twice a year. This year, they were kept open on May 7 (Tuesday) and 9 (Thursday). The temple is open for the visitors on the two days of Dewali (Prayers to the clan Deity). Thursday was the Dewali for Prajapati clan of Bhaktapur.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Bhaktapur District Court has ordered the authorities to transfer 131 ropani [6.66 hectares] of government land to the family of Diwakar Rana.

The reconstruction and preservation of Bhaktapur’s historical heritage sites is in full swing. So far, refurbishing of temples such as Siddhilakshmi, Gopinath, Harihar, Tribikram, Shanker Narayan and Kedarnath have already finished.


April 20, 2019 18:40 pm

The week in pictures for the week April 14 - April 20.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Nine people were injured after two groups of revellers clashed while pulling Bhairav’s chariot as a part of the Biska Jatra at Bashgopal area of Bhaktapur on Thursday night.

BHAKTAPUR, April 14: A large number of people thronged Bhaktapur today to observe the historic Bisket Jatra (a cultural festival) which is organised each year on the occasion of the Nepali New Year. The festival based on the tantric rituals began today.


April 13, 2019 18:40 pm

The week in pictures for the week April 7 - April 13.

BHAKTAPUR, April 10: Bisket Jatra, a renowned annual event celebrated by the residents of Bhaktapur, begins Wednesday.

With the pulling of Bhairabnath Chariot placed in front of the Paanch Talley Mandir (Nyatapol Temple), Bhaktapur, the famous Biskaa Jatra started from today.

BHAKTAPUR, April 8: A person died and another sustained critical injury in a road accident occurred in Chitwan last night.


April 6, 2019 18:40 pm

The week in pictures for the week March 31-April 6.

Bird flu detected in Bhaktapur

April 4, 2019 16:23 pm

BHAKTAPUR, April 4: Bird flu has been detected in a poultry farm in Bhaktapur district. Following the discovery at the Utkrista Multipurpose Agriculture Farm at Tarkhagal of Dadhikot in Suryabinayak municipality, 2,985 chickens and 150 kilograms poultry feeds were destroyed in the presence of the police, said vet Dr Chandra Dhakal of the Livestock Service Expert Centre.

Bhaktapur is always a famous place for sightseeing. Having Nyatapole (Paanch Talley Mandir), the place is crowded most of the times. Nevertheless, the temple has been a chilling hub among youths.

Bhaktapur, March 12: A study has come up with primary fact that the 'Bhajya' or Bhaju Pokhari (pond) based in Bhaktapur municipality-1 was 500 years ancient than the Ranipokhari of Kathmandu.

The fading topi culture

March 11, 2019 09:10 am

“Topi pasals that were once rare have now evolved in the market because of the  people following the topi fashion”, says Kamala Pradhan. Pradhan has been running a topi pasal at the heart of Bhaktapur for over five decades.

Trend of Haku Patasi in Bhaktapur

March 3, 2019 12:26 pm

Generally, Nepali women adore to attire in the latest designer outfit in any party and function.  The glimpse of shopping lehenga, kurta, sari and Panjabi kurta can be highly observed in Kathmandu.


March 2, 2019 18:40 pm

Week in pictures for the week Feb 24-March 2, 2019

BHAKTAPUR, March 2 : Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has insisted that social enlightenment was necessary to realise the campaign for happy Nepali and a prosperous Nepal.

Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) has not been able to reserve and lay pipeline for water distribution.

Feb 28 : 6 things to know by 6 PM today

February 28, 2019 18:00 pm

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BHAKTAPUR, Feb 28: Bhaktapur city has witnessed snowfall after 12 years.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 21: To a great joy of the locals, Bhaktapur Municipality is set to start its own hospital service. With this, the municipality is going to be the first among six metropolis and the 293 municipalities across the country to operate its own hospital.