THE WEEK IN PICTURES

November 17, 2018 18:40 pm

The week in pictures November 11-17

LAHAN, Nov 15: This year's Chhath festival concluded on Wednesday after the devotees made offerings to the rising sun in the morning.

Worshipping The Sun God

November 14, 2018 13:03 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Chhath is celebrated all across the country including Kathmandu. The three-day long festival is celebrated by worshipping Sun God and fasting by married women for the familial harmony and prosperity. It began on Monday this year and ends on Wednesday.

Chhath concludes

November 14, 2018 09:25 am

BARDIBAS/MAHOTTARI, Nov 14: Chhath, the festival wherein rising and setting Sun God is worshipped, has concluded today morning.

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.

Chhath being celebrated with fanfare

November 13, 2018 10:46 am

Janakpurdham, Nov 1 : Chhath, the festival of purity, good will and faith, is being celebrated here today with much fanfare and enthusiasm.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has extended his greetings to all Nepali brothers and sisters residing within and outside of Nepal on the occasion of Chhath.

Chhath bonds us all

November 13, 2018 02:00 am

Today is the third day of Chhath—the major festival celebrated in Nepal’s Tarai plains but whose popularity and fame is spreading across the country in the recent years.

LAHAN, Nov 11: Bhootnath  Upadhyaya, 65, of Lahan Municipality-10, has seen Chhath being celebrated in his family  since his childhood. Although his family is of hill origin, they have  been celebrating the festival of the Madhesi communities for a long  time.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: In view of festivals--Tihar, Nepal Sambat and Chhath, security will be tightened across the market in the Kathmandu Valley, said the police.

President attends tea reception

November 5, 2018 18:57 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: President Bidya Devi Bhandari attended a tea reception hosted by Vice-president Nanda Bahadur Pun on the occasion of Tihar, Chhath and Nepal Sambat 1139 festivals in the capital on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun is to organize a reception and greetings exchange program on Friday on the occasion of Tihar, Nepal Sambat and Chhath festivals.

Route permit open from today

October 10, 2018 09:38 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The Department of Transport Management has opened route permit for public vehicles from today.

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BIRGUNJ, Oct 1: Security has been tightened along the border with India in view of upcoming Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals.

Security plan for festivals

October 1, 2018 13:07 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: The Metropolitan Police Range Kathmandu has launched a special security plan in Kathmandu Valley in view of the upcoming Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The celebration of Chhath signifies harmony and coexistence in the multi-cultural country. The festival is dedicated to the worship of the Sun God, the divine deity revered for blessing the people with progress and prosperity and healing power.

BIRGUNJ, Oct 27: This year on October 26, right after their major festivals Dashain and Tihar, Hindus in the country's tarai region and capital Kathmandu are observing the Chhath festival with much gusto and fanfare.

Chhath festival being observed today

October 26, 2017 06:15 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The main ritual of the four-day Chhath festival is being observed today by worshipping and making offerings to the setting sun.

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 7: The Chhath festival concluded today as devotees offered Argha (curd) to the Sun God.

Chhath fervor

November 7, 2016 08:00 am

Chhath fervor

Chhath main day observed

November 7, 2016 01:10 am

MAHOTTARI, Nov 7: The main ritual of the four-day Chhath festival was observed across the tarai and also  in hill districts on Sunday, with the worship of the sun and making of offerings to the setting sun at river banks and other bodies of water.

Chhath festival in the hills

November 6, 2016 14:55 pm

DHADING, Nov 6: Chhath festival, normally celebrated in the Tarai or plains of the country is gradually becoming an occasion to celebrate in the hills too.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished that may the Chhath festival motivate all Nepalis to move ahead towards the successful implementation of the Constitution of Nepal by maintaining national unity, integrity, cooperation and consensus.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The main ritual of the four-day Chhath festival is being observed today by worshipping and making offerings to the setting sun.

KATHMANDU, Nov. 4: The Chhath festival observed as common cultural symbol of the Tarai is being celebrated as per religious tradition and much fanfare starting from today.

PATHARI (Morang), Oct 21: Birat Medical College Teaching Hospital, Biratnagar is set to provide all surgical treatment to patients free of cost during Deepawali and Chhath festivals.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has promised to forge agreement among the ruling, opposition and agitating political parties for making amendments to the constitution by the first week of November.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government is working on forging an agreement among the ruling, opposition and agitating political parties on amending the constitution before the Chhath festival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba is unlikely to fill the vacant office bearers positions and Central Working Committee members in the party before the Chhath festival, party leaders said.