KARNALI, Oct 18: There have been 21 accidents and deaths of 37 people during Dashain period in Karnali, according to the Provincial Police Office, Surkhet.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Government offices across the country including the Kathmandu Valley that remained closed for the Dashain festival have resumed after a closure for five days.

Celebs Dashain look

October 15, 2021 19:46 pm

Celebrities are also currently enjoying the festivity and here My City compiled some festive snaps that they shared in there Instagram :

KATHMANDU, OCT 12: An estimated 900,000 people have left the Kathmandu Valley in the past three weeks to celebrate Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festival with their family members.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: People have started leaving the Kathmandu Valley to celebrate the Dashain festival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The number of people leaving the Kathmandu Valley has started increasing, according to the Metropolitan Traffic Police.

GALKOT, Oct 10: After walking for eight days, trader Ram Bahadur Khatri came to Baglung from Mustang with 25 mountain goats. This is the first time in decades he imported mountain goats from Mustang to Baglung.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Meat sellers have fixed the price of goat meat at Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,300 per kg in the Kathmandu Valley for the mean time of Dashain starting Tuesday.

Dashain Aayo !

October 9, 2021 18:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: With the onset of Dashain, the greatest festival of Hindus in Nepal, people have thronged the markets to purchase goats for the celebration. With

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Once the main means of entertainment during Dashain, kites are rarely seen in the sky of Kathmandu. The sky above Tudikhel, which used to be full of kites during Dashain in the past, is now empty.

Sales of goats for Dashain begins

October 8, 2021 15:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Goats are being unloaded from a vehicle as the state owned company Nepal Food Management and Trading Company (FTMC) plans to start selling it from Saturda

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: In its bid to immunize all citizens above 18 years old against COVID-19, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is running a vaccination campaign from today targeting the Dashain festival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Ghatasthapana, the first day of Dashain has been observed by Hindus across the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Ghatasthapana, the first day of Dashain is being observed nationwide today. It falls on Ashwin Shukla Pratipada, the first day of the bright half of the lunar calendar in the month of Asoj or Kartik. The auspicious hour for observing Ghatasthapana is 11: 46 AM today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The full court meeting of the Supreme Court has decided to hold hearings on cases of habeas corpus that require immediate hearing during the near-coming Dashain festival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Price of goat meat is expected to remain stable in the upcoming Dashain due to adequate domestic production and supply.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: About 70,000 goats are being prepared for sale in urban areas targeting the festival, according to the Department of Livestock Services. Preparations are being made to bring in goats from pocket areas to urban areas so that there is no shortage of meat during the Dashain and Tihar festivals.

Dashain vibes on the outskirts of Valley

September 30, 2021 14:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: While markets in the urban areas of Nepal are nowadays flooded with people buying new clothes and other items for the upcoming Dashain festival, Maili Maya Tamang is busy chalking her house located in Kafalchaur of Changunarayan Municipality, on the outskirts of the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Transport operators have started taking advance booking from Monday targeting the passengers leaving the Kathmandu Valley for the upcoming Dashain festival, which starts from October 7.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Nepali Congress has decided to conduct the district conventions of the party in the mountainous region before Dashain festival. A meeting of the NC office bearers and former office bearers held at parliamentary party office in Singha Durbar on Thursday, took the decision to this effect.

KATHMANDU, September 18: Transport operators are taking advance booking from September 26, targeting the passengers leaving the Kathmandu Valley for the upcoming Dashain festival, which starts from October 7.

KATHMANDU, September 13: Keeping in view of the Dashain festival, Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has announced to circulate fresh paper notes from September 20.

Dashain is over, and Tihar is approaching. But the prospect of celebrating with friends and family has become a dream. It’s time to remember the good old days and feel good about it.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31 : The number of people departing from and entering into the Kathmandu valley dropped notably this year during the Dsahain festival.

Maha Nawami being observed today

October 25, 2020 10:07 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 25:  ‘Maha Nawami’ or the ninth day of Bada Dashain festival is being observed on Sunday by worshiping Goddess Durga.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Nepali Hindus are observing Maha Ashtami, the eighth day of the ten-day-long Bada Dashain festival, on Saturday, by worshipping goddess Durga Bhawani.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has decided not to offer tika to the general public on Bijaya Dashami, the tenth day of Dashain, this year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Dashain, one of the biggest festivals celebrated in Nepal has already made its entry. Were it not corona time, people in the cities would be returning to their home districts to observe the festival with much fanfare. However, the story this year is entirely different.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: All commercial banks in the country have decided to close their branches for five days during the Dashain vacation, the Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) said on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The Food Management and Trading Company Limited (FMTCL) is selling live goats at Rs 560 per kilogram starting Monday from its office in Thapathali, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Though Dashain has formally entered the homes of Hindus from Saturday, the local goat market in Kathmandu has remained quite quiet this year as buyers have refrained from visiting the market owing to the fear of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Former King Gyanendra Shah has decided not to offer Tika to the general public on Vijaya Dashami this year.

No new notes for Dashain: NRB

October 11, 2020 20:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Amid fears of COVID-19, Nepal Rastra Bank has decided to not provide new notes for Dashain this year.

MYAGDI, Oct 9: Mekh Bahadur Nepal who has been trading mountain goats for the last three decades is returning from Mustang with no deals for this Dashian.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: In a bid to curb further spread of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the government has urged all people across the country to perform only routine rituals at temples during the upcoming Dashain festival.

POKHARA, Oct 7: The state-owned Food Management and Trading Company (FMTC) is less likely to purchase and sell mountain goats this Dashain as farmers have tagged higher prices this year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: XcelTrip is giving cash back on the bookings of hotels, flight tickets carried out through the platform on the occasion of Dashain.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: With the Dashain festival just a few weeks away, a large number of people have started leaving Kathmandu for their home districts.

Kojagrat Poornima being observed today

October 13, 2019 15:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Nepali Hindus are observing the Kojagrat Poornima (full moon day) on Sunday to conclude 15-day Dashain festival by worshipping Mahalaxmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity.

Recalling Dashain memories

October 12, 2019 01:30 am

I used to travel five hours through a secluded forest rumored to be infested with tigers and beers to go to my maternal uncle’s house on the day of tika. Primary motivation was dakshina

During Dashain, guests or relatives show up at your home unexpectedly. Which is why, it is all the more important to keep your home clean and festival-ready. While you can’t change the way your guests are, you can certainly be prepared for their arrival by keeping your home festival ready. These house cleaning tips will get your home in shape for any and every festival possible.

#Dashain Tika clicks

October 8, 2019 16:47 pm

Dashain is all about celebration and get together. It’s that time of year where every Nepali yarns to be with their family. And on Tuesday, it’s the day of Tika where elders blessed their young ones putting tika on their forehead. Moreover, taking picture with tika and jamara is a kind of mandatory on this day and well known personalities too are posting their tika clicks. Here, are some pictures:

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed wishes that festival of Dashain might inspire one and all to contribute in the campaign of `Prosperous Nepal Happy Nepali´.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Nepal Panchanga Nirnayak Samiti (Calendar Determination Committee) has said that 10:35 am is the most auspicious time for receiving and offering Bada Dashain Tika today.

No fuel shortage in Dashain: NOC

October 4, 2019 19:33 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has stated that there won’t be a fuel shortage in this festive season. The corporation has clarified that it has enough storage of the fuel targeting Dashain and other festivals.

KHOTANG, Oct 4: Halesi Tuwachung municipality has provided food assistance to the drought-affected locals for Dashain celebration.

BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 4: Linge Ping, a traditional swing built with bamboos, is one of the forms of entertainment during Dashain festival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: As Dashain approaches near, people in Kathmandu have thronged to ticket counters at New Buspark in Kathmandu to get tickets to go their home.

Dashain and expectations

October 3, 2019 02:00 am

Dashain is almost here. Soon the government offices and private institutions, including the media houses, will close down for the celebration.

Fashion Tips for this Dashain

October 2, 2019 14:07 pm

Dashain demands a lot from the already busy Nepali women. Apart from managing the household tasks and working in the office, you also have to make time for a number of things like shopping, feast and celebrations. And not staying fashion forward isn’t an option during this time. Here are some fashion tips that would help you out during Dashain.