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: 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.
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 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 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.
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, 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 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 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.
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 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 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.
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.