KATHMANDU, May 31: Parliamentarians of ruling parties have said that the budget for fiscal year 2018/19 brought by the government was excellent while lawmakers from the opposition party, Nepali Congress, indicated the budget was not implementation-oriented.
BHAKTAPUR, Jan 16: The six-month long Nawadurga Nacch (Dance) also known as the 'fish killing festival' has kicked off from Suryamadhi of Bhaktapur from the day of Maghe Sankranti festival that is celebrated on the first of the Nepali month Magh. This historic dance was originated during the Malla period (10th-18th century) and has tantric origins.
GAUSHALA, Sept 12: The Jitiya festival, a religio-cultural festival, has commenced in the Mithila region, including in Mahottari, with the observance of the 'naha kha' ritual today. Naha kha means to take food after taking the ritualistic bath.
KATHMANDU, July 19: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), the fourth largest party in parliament, has begun its central working committee meeting on Wednesday to take decision on constitution amendment and its participation in the government, among other issues.
KHAJURA (Banke), Jan 24: A procession featuring Hindu guru and a Muslim imam on a single chariot was taken out at Khajura of Banke and spreading the message of religious harmony and tolerance in its wake on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The Martyrs Week, during which the nation pays tributes to the known and unknown martyrs who sacrificed their life for the cause of the country and the people and their freedom, commenced from Monday.