KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The government has directed all Hindu temples and shrines across the country to conduct only the daily rituals during Navaratri, the Dashain festival.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Keeping in view the upcoming Holi festival, which is known as the festival of colors, and the coronavirus epidemic around the world, the home ministry has urged one and all not to participate in activities such as big gatherings, throwing water balloons and smearing color powder on each other.