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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.