KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Nepali Hindus are observing Maha Ashtami, the eighth day of the ten-day-long Bada Dashain festival, on Saturday, by worshipping goddess Durga Bhawani.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: On the occasion of the Bada Dashain festival, the Fulpati has been taken into the homes as per tradition throughout the country today.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Hindu women are celebrating Rishi Panchami across the country on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The federal, provincial and local government bodies have been directed to observe the upcoming Civil Service Day by maintaining adequate health safety. The meeting held under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary Lokdarshan Regmi has urged the government employees to compulsorily maintain lockdown rules and adopt health safety.

Teej festival being observed today

August 21, 2020 08:32 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Teej, one of the most celebrated festivals by Hindu women, is being observed across the country today.

Jennifer Lopez has celebrated another trip around the sun, as she rang in her 51st birthday with loved ones. But the two-time Grammy nominee appears to have found a fountain of youth, as she continues to stun at every age.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The International Yoga Day is being celebrated in Nepal on Sunday. The International Yoga Day is observed annually on June 21 since 2015 following its inception at the United Nations General Assembly in 2014.

National Democracy Day to be observed

February 11, 2020 19:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: The government has decided to observe the 70th National Democracy Day in a grand manner with the ownership and involvement of the people at large.

HELAMBU,MELIMCHIM Jan 26: Crispy delicious ‘Kapsye’, oily yummy ‘Baver’, sounds of firecrackers, decorated houses, happy faces, new ‘Tarcho’ and ‘Lungdar’ in front of houses and chilly cold weather are among few things that simply describe the arrival of Lhosar in Helambu, Sindhupalchowk.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: People from Tamang community are celebrating Sonam Lhosar with fanfare by extending greetings to one another and feasting on traditional cuisines today.

SYDNEY/HONG KONG/LONDON, Jan 1: The world celebrated the New Year on Wednesday with fireworks displays from Sydney to London, although celebrations were clouded by deadly wildfires in Australia, protests in Hong Kong and India and nuclear tensions with North Korea.

Chhat festival being observed today

November 2, 2019 11:26 am

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 2: The festival of purity, goodwill and faith, Chhat is being observed with high regard and much fanfare today.

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Time for celebration

October 20, 2019 01:30 am

While Nepali women continue to face numerous obstacles in everyday life, celebrations are in order to honor the achievements that have been made so far

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Nepali people, mainly Hindus celebrated Vijaya Dashami, the 10th day of the Bada Dashain festival on Tuesday by receiving Tika, Jamara and blessings from elders

Oct 6: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

October 6, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Oct 6: President Bidya Devi Bhandari paid homage to the goddess at Palanchok Bhagawati temple located at Panchkhal in Kavrepalanchok district.

Like it or not, clicking photos or making videos is a huge part of any celebration. Be it a graduation, a dinner party or festivals like Dashain and Tihar, most of us want to capture and archive our experiences. And some of us want to be really good at it. So when the festival season arrives and our social media is flooded with pictures from our friends and family, it can be difficult to maintain a unique Instagram feed. But it’s not impossible. The Week is here to arm you with a few tricks to make your photos stand out from the rest this festive season.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Nepal's Permanent Mission to the United Nations and the Consulate General of Nepal based in New York jointly hosted a reception on Wednesday in New York to celebrate the National Day and the fourth anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Sept. 3: Hindu women are observing the Rishi Panchami festival across the country today.

PARIS, Aug 25:  Paris is celebrating the French resistance fighters, American soldiers and others who liberated the City of Light from Nazi occupation exactly 75 years ago.

Celebrating #Womenhumanitarians

August 19, 2019 01:00 am

In the aftermath of disasters, women’s specific humanitarian needs are often not adequately identified nor responded to. Women and other minorities face further marginalization during disasters

Celebrating Gaijatra

August 16, 2019 18:00 pm

There are differences in traditions and celebrating styles according to the places and people in Gaijatra festival. For example, in Bhaktapur, the people of bereaved families bring out the cloth-covered baskets with horns of straw and a painted cow's face affixed into it in the procession. An interesting kind of dance with sticks is also performed in Bhaktapur.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Janku is a term applied to a particular Newari tradition in which a cultural ceremony is performed when Newari people reach certain ages.

MEXICO CITY, June 30: Tens of thousands of people turned out for gay pride celebrations around the world on Saturday, including a boisterous party in Mexico and the first pride march in North Macedonia’s capital.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The ruling Nepal Communist Party will celebrate the 70th founding anniversary of Nepal Communist Party on Monday.

Celebs and their Holi celebration

March 20, 2019 16:08 pm

It's Holi today, festival of colors and is being observed with much fanfare in hilly region and in the capital as well. The festival signifies the victory over evil and this festival is also known as the day of expressing love.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today morning planted mango saplings on the premises of his official residence in Baluwatar to celebrate his 68th birthday.

Kathmandu, Feb 17: The 69th Democracy Day is being marked across the country in a grand manner on Tuesday.

Those Saraswati pujas

February 10, 2019 02:42 am

The past five years have been, collectively, the hottest on record, with 2018 the fourth-warmest since modern records began.

In pictures: Chhath in Kathmandu

November 13, 2018 20:09 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Hindu devotees across Kathmandu and Tarai districts have offered arghya to the setting sun on the third day of Chhath festival on Tuesday.

World Tourism Day celebrated with gusto

September 27, 2018 21:53 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Himalaya Expeditions - the organizer of Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon and Lumbini PEACE Marathon - organized a post-event celebration in Lalitpur as part of celebrating 39th World Tourism Day.

The ambassador of Israel to Nepal, Benny Omer visited Kanjirowa National Secondary School on Sunday. He was invited as the Chief Guest of an interaction program organized on the occasion of Kanjirowa National Secondary School’s 20th-anniversary celebration.

BIRATNAGAR, June 16: Islamic religious people have celebrated Eid al-fitr festival in Biratnagar with excitement since this morning.

Celebration of ‘Attachment’

June 10, 2018 10:47 am

KATHMANDU, June 10 : Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babermahal Revisited, is showcasing the works of Prithvi Shrestha -- the first recipient of the Himalayan Light Art Scholarship, entitled ‘Attachment’. The exhibition explores the umbrella theme of, and symbols and motifs within, the Hindu Buddhist philosophy of existence. It started on May 24 and will end on June 20.

In pictures: Ram Nawami celebration

March 25, 2018 14:27 pm

KATHMANDU, March 25: The Ram Nawami festival, the birthday of Hindu God Ram, is being celebrated across the country today.

KATHMANDU, Mar 11: On Friday, Nepalese vehemently expressed their anger in a video that had surfaced their news feed on the International Women’s Day. The video: a 18 year girl, accused of being a witch was beaten for hours by Ram Bahadur Chaudhary who claimed to be a ‘baba’. The girl, Radha Chaudhary from Ghodaghodi municipality, Kailali was taken to the district hospital.

My fearless Holi celebration

March 4, 2018 11:54 am

Holi is widely known as the festival of colors. The colored powder thrown at each other is the major attraction of the festival. Everyone is welcomed to join the celebration of love. And the colors used in Holi also signify upcoming spring.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: A Main Celebration Committee has been constituted under the chair of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to observe the 68th Democracy Day on coming February 19 in a grand way.

Convocation celebration (Photo features)

December 31, 2017 16:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 31:  A total of 8,267 students have celebrated their convocations in the 43rd Convocation Ceremony of Tribhuvan University amidst a grand function on the premises of the Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk in Lalitpur on Sunday.

Changing Trends in Teej Celebration

August 23, 2017 08:10 am

KATHMANDU, August 23: “Teejko lahar aayo bari lai                                         Teejko lahar aayo bari lai …”

KATHMANDU: When Bidhata KC, Chirag Bangdel and Kapil Mani Dixit come together to organize collaborative exhibitions, like they did at Shaligram Hotel on Sunday, art-enthusiasts almost immediately look forward to a magical celebration of art, creativity and diversity. The three artists work in different art fields, which is why their collaboration oftentimes gives people an insightful experience. Their fourth exhibition together, called ‘Samishran’, started on Sunday and is set to run till July 11 at Shaligram Complex everyday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

KATHMANDU, July 1: WorldLink Communication Pvt Ltd has announced winners of its celebration offer that it introduced on the occasion of having 100,000 customers.

BIRATNAGAR, May 23: Biratnagar is gearing up for a grand celebration in response to the government's announcement to upgrade the sub metropolis into a metropolitan city.

Twenty-three people were killed and 30 injured in Rajasthan when a wall collapsed on a crowd of people celebrating a wedding, police said on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 2: A 142-member committee has been formed to mark the 2,561st Buddha Jayanti under the convenorship of the All Nepal Bhikkhu Federation vice chair Bhikshu Dharmamurti today.

KATHMANDU, April 25: A week of Jazz celebration has kicked off in Kathmandu and Patan that will continue until Sunday to mark the International Jazz Day 2017. The event is organized by Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory (KJC) in collaboration with UNESCO and different organizations.

NRM eighth anniversary celebration

April 24, 2017 03:55 am

KATHMANDU, April 24: Nepal Republic Media Pvt Ltd has entered into the ninth year of its establishment. The NRM, the leading publication house in Nepal, is celebrating its eighth anniversary in the capital on Monday amidst a ceremony.

Military force cannot resolve tension over North Korea, China said on Thursday, while an influential Chinese newspaper urged the North to halt its nuclear programme in exchange for Chinese protection.

Tibetan Lhosar celebration in capital

February 17, 2017 09:09 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: The Embassy of China organized a cultural program in the capital on Thursday to celebrate the Year of the Fire Rooster 2017 (Chinese Tibetan New Year).