As per the age-old tradition, this festival is considered as the precursor to a series of other festivals observed by the Newar community. The festival is celebrated in commemoration of rejoicing at the killing of a man-eating demon called Gathamangal.

Celebrating International Yoga Day

June 21, 2019 19:58 pm

Yoga is considered as a way to freedom because a constant practice of yoga gives courage to our soul to fight against several physical and mental problems like fear, anguish and loneliness.

Celebrating womanhood

March 7, 2019 00:30 am

We don’t have much to celebrate for 109th International Women’s Day, for violence against women continues unabated

MOSCOW, July 1: Picture the scene: it is the dying moments of a World Cup match and the score is level. You receive the ball and take a speculative shot which sails straight past the goalkeeper and into the top corner. What do you do next?

Celebrating goals in Silence

June 14, 2018 06:57 am

The World Cup fever is at its highest. Fans all over the world are all set to pour maximum enthusiasm in support of their favorite team. In Nepal, the fan are  preparing to bring the magic of the games to their locality. My City team met with several football enthusiasts to find out more about their excitement and their plans for this World Cup.

Celebrating Eid: Away from home

June 8, 2018 09:28 am

The terrible genocide and violence that started in 2012 have compelled many Muslims to abandon their homes and escape to neighboring countries in search of refuge. However, life is not easy for them even after escaping the deadly persecution back home.

Celebrating local craft in Jewelries

April 26, 2018 09:01 am

AAMO, a line of hand-made jewelry started by Aayusha Shrestha in 2015, is a venture of what she refers to as wearable art. Aayusha is a firm believer that jewelry is more than just an ornament; rather, it is a woman’s way of expressing her independent identity. She works closely with artisans who are masters of traditional craft of brass and silver jewelries. These jewelries may be with or without gold plating.

Celebrating graduation day

April 18, 2018 09:35 am

KATHMANDU, April 18: Ace conducted Graduation Ceremony 2018 for the students of MBA, BBA and A-Levels on April 12 in Kathmandu of Ace International Business School (Ace-IBS).

Celebrating Matatirtha Aunsi

April 16, 2018 07:09 am

KATHMANDU, April 16: Every year, the new moon day of Baishakh (first month of Nepali calendar) is celebrated as the mother’s day (Aamako mukh herne din) in Nepal. This day is celebrated to honor the mother and motherhood. On this day, people offer sweets, clothes, and other gift items to their mother.

Celebrating Diversity

March 6, 2018 09:51 am

A rainbow binds every color, Then displays itself in the clear blue sky; We gaze at it awestruck.

Celebrating diversity

February 21, 2018 11:45 am

A rainbow binds every color, Then displays itself in the clear blue sky;

Celebrating Woman Entrepreneurship Day

November 19, 2017 09:48 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: WED Nepal celebrated Women Entrepreneurship Day by organizing a walkathon from Labim Mall to Patan Durbar Square on Saturday. The event aimed at promoting and supporting the involvement of Nepali women involved in entrepreneurship. Every year, Women Entrepreneurship Day is celebrated on November 19 across the world.

Celebrating Bala Chaturdashi

November 18, 2017 12:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: There are many ceremonies and activities associated with human life. And there are some rituals or traditions that are done for the departed souls by their loved ones. Bala Chaturdashi is one such festivals celebrated in memory of the deceased family members.

Celebrating Old Age

October 23, 2017 08:29 am

Birth and death are those two abstractions which have no definition, scale, order and value. We are born; are infant, grow adult, get matured and finally become old. We start withering; the mysterious ageing process suppresses us within ourselves. We get nostalgic. With all criteria fulfilled we welcome the mighty death.

Celebrating Girlhood

October 12, 2017 09:01 am

Though girls have been an integral part of human development, their role in decision making and nation development is still ignored in many parts of the world. International Girl Child Day celebrates girls’ empowerment and advocates for their rights. The day also acts as platform to educate people about gender based discrimination and violence against women. It also pushes us to root out the taboos that affect the lives of hundreds and thousands of girls across the globe.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Nepali tourism fraternity is celebrating 38th World Tourism Day by organizing various programs across the country on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Unilever Nepal Limited (UNL), one of the largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) producers in Nepal, is marking its 25 years of operation in Nepal this week.  Different programs have been organized to mark the event, according to officials of UNL.  Unilever Nepal is a joint venture between Nepali, Anglo-Dutch and Indian companies. It's share having face value of Rs 100 was last traded in the secondary market at a whopping Rs 30,702 per unit.

KATHMANDU, August 26: Hindu women across the country are observing the Rhishi panchami festival today as per the rituals. The festival, the concluding day of the Teej, is observed on the fifth day of bright half moon of the month of  Bhadra.

A gathering was organized at Nepal Art Council, Babarmahal to mark the 13th day of late Dr Dina Bangdel’s demise on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, May 23: A photo exhibition ‘Black Line – Sacred landscapes of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta’ will be held on Thursday and Friday at Siddhartha Gallery, Babar Mahal to mark the 30th Anniversary of Colombia-Nepal diplomatic relationship.

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared in a massive parade in the capital city on Saturday celebrating the birthday of his late grandfather and North Korea founder Kim Il Sung.

BANIYANI (JHAPA), April 14: The indigenous peoples of the eastern Tarai region are celebrating the Siruwa festival amidst fervor.

Celebrating US-Nepal friendship

April 10, 2017 12:43 pm

KATHMANDU, April 10: On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of US-Nepal bilateral relations, the Embassy of the United States in Nepal, organized a “cultural mela” at Staff College, Jawalakhel, on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Hotel Yak & Yeti organized project Goût de France (Good France) at The Chimney Fine Dining Restaurant led by top French chef Alain Ducasse among other international chefs to honor the French culinary on March 21.The hotel participated in this event for the third consecutive year.

BAJHANG, Jan 4: Celebrating the birth of a son is not a new thing for the locals of Bajhang. But, recently, a couple did something unusual which surprised many of them.

Appeal for celebrating Nepali Cap Day

December 31, 2016 13:47 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The fourth edition of the International Nepali Cap Day has been announced to mark the New Year celebrations by wearing the traditional Nepali cap to evoke the Nepali way of life.

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 13: Mustafa Ahasan Kuraisi was beaming with happiness on Tuesday morning.

Nepal’s economic downturn, lack of employment opportunities and youth migration are leading to the shortage of vibrant labor force. This has direct impact on our economy. However, this circle can be broken, if we act smartly. Now is the perfect opportunity for young people to help in rebuilding process.

RAJBIRAJ, August 2: Mithila culture is full of diversity in terms of tradition, rituals and life style. These traditions and rituals have made this culture a distinct one.

Celebrating and conserving wildlife

July 29, 2016 04:00 am

In the Tarai Arc Landscape of Nepal, wildlife biologists, researchers and field staff from the Government of Nepal, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) are using cameras equipped with infrared triggers, called camera traps, to obtain critical data about wildlife and their habitats.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The diplomatic relations established between Nepal and the Russian Federation has entered the 60th years, the diamond jubilee, from today.

Celebrating ‘Travel Year 2073’

July 20, 2016 10:38 am

We’ve been brought up hearing and reading that this country is filled with natural beauty, from the plains of the Terai to the highest mountain of the world. No matter what part of the country we live in, there is an agreement on the fact that Nepal is beautiful.

Celebrating diversity

July 18, 2016 08:33 am

To start with, we would like to offer our wholehearted apology to the Muslim community of Nepal. We realize that we hurt their sentiments with our editorial (Ignorance Kills, July 16) on Saturday. We didn’t mean to.

RAUTAHAT, July 7: At the end of a one-month-long festive season Ramadan, Rautahat-based Muslim community has been celebrating Edi-al-Fitr with much gusto.

KATHMANDU, July 6: A squad from Metropolitan Police Circle Office, Bauddha, on Wednesday morning arrested 30 Tibetans from Bauddhanatha area as they prepared to celebrate the 81st birthday of spiritual leader Dalai Lama. They were released in the afternoon.