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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.