KATHMANDU, April 13: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished for happiness, peace, prosperity, good health, long life, brotherhood and unity as well as overall development and progress for all Nepali sisters and brothers on the occasion of Nepali New Year 2077 BS.

KATHMANDU, April 13: The Nepali New Year 2077 BS is being marked today by exchanging greetings of the best wishes across the country.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

April 20, 2019 18:40 pm

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

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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.

15 days of national holidays

March 16, 2019 08:03 am

KATHMANDU, March 16: The government has declared 15 days of national holidays for the upcoming Nepali new year 2076 BS [2019/2020.