LAHAN, Oct 31: People in Terai districts are gearing up for Chhath celebration. They are busy not only in cleaning and decorating ponds, lakes and rivers, but also making ‘Ghats’ along the water sources near their settlements.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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, 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.