KATHMANDU, May 10: Bauddha area in the capital turned into a battleground Thursday after police baton-charged the agitating locals who had taken to the streets demanding that the Chabahil-Bauddha-Sankhu road expansion work be completed without any delay.
KATHMANDU, May 9: The Boudha Trade Association and the local residents of Boudha have obstructed the Chabahil-Sankhu road section, in protest against the delay in the blacktopping of the under-construction road.
American Visual Artist Maureen Drdak, while in Nepal as a Fulbright research fellow in 2011, she passed by an ancient and stately banyan tree nearby Department of Immigration office, Kalikasthan. She noticed that this tree was choked by encroaching development and deprived of room to grow naturally. Its aerial roots had been severely cropped to prevent their descent, resulting in masses of hanging gravid bundles. Drdak experienced these striking shapes as powerful yet poignant metaphors for development’s relentless strangulation of natural forces, she was inspired to explore their forms.
KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Winter is nearing and sipping on hot beverages daily won’t suffice your cold tummy. When warm and hot broths are heavily discussed, the salivating soupy aromas of the Himalayas ranging from Tibetan and Sherpa cuisines can hardly be missed out. Foods share an age-long history and the traces of people’s evolvements through times. Serving to varied gastronomy that we know of today, Bouddha is one of the repositories of a variety of cuisines that have been witnessing popular food culture and practices. Warm foods are certain to make your mood after a long day of hectic work. It is also effective especially in beating the winter cold.
KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Nepal Police Headquarters (HQ), Naxal has reshuffled three Metropolitan Police Circles in the Kathmandu Valley after DSP Shyam Kumar Rai, in-charge of Bouddha, was caught with Rs 140,000 in bribe.
KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal said the reconstruction of the Bouddha Mahachaitya damaged during the earthquake will be act as an encouragement for reconstruction of other quake hit areas.