KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The 302nd Prithivi Jayanti and National Unity Day is being celebrated with various programs in Kathmandu today.

GORKHA, Jan 5: The Nepali Army has started a walkathon from Gorkha to Kathmandu with the aim of preserving and promoting historical heritage. A Nepali Army team is participating in the walkathon which started from Gorkha Durbar on Thursday morning.

The demand for the monarchy's restoration and the desire to reinstate the importance of Prithvi Narayan Shah and national unification day is a desire to revert to an era where both caste and cultural dominance had the overt backing of the state.