Dang, Sept 26: Lumbini Province government has provided Dashain expenses to the members of Raute community in Surkhet district.

KATHMANDU, Sep 7: The retail price of sugar has soared to Rs 110 per kg in Kathmandu, following a wholesale price hike to Rs 105 per kg orchestrated by intermediaries within the sugar industry.

TRISHULI, Oct 12: As many as 700 patients received health services from Trishuli Hospital Nuwakot during the Dashain vacation.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: People have been urged to take precautions against different health hazards while celebrating the Dashain festival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The Maha Navami festival is being observed today by offering special worship to Goddess Durga.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is offering tika to VIPs and individuals this year on the day of Bijaya Dashami on October 5.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has sent new notes worth Rs 22 billion into the banking system for Dashain.

MANANG, Oct 3: Exploring new places during public holidays of festivals like Dashain is becoming a trend among the Nepali people.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The roads of Kathmandu, where hundreds of vehicles pass daily, are empty.

GALKOT, Oct 3: Many villages in the country have started to wear a deserted look in recent years as people from the villages start migrating to urban areas for employment.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Nearly 1.7 million people have left the Kathmandu Valley for their homes to celebrate the Dashain festival this year. The number is nearly double that of last year. The festival exodus is recorded from the beginning of this month (Asoj) till Fulpati, the seventh day of Dashain.

Maha Ashtami today

October 3, 2022 09:42 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Hindus throughout the country are observing the eighth day of the ten-day long Bada Dashain festival as the Maha Ashtami festival today by worshiping Goddess Durga Bhawani.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: A palanquin with 'fulpati' from the Dashain Ghar in Gorkha Durbar arrived in Hanuman Dhoka in Kathmandu today, on the seventh day of Dashain, the biggest festival of Nepal.

DAILEKH, Oct 2: The Raute community in Dailekh is geared up to celebrate the Dashain festival. Rautes who live a nomadic life were staying at the highland of Mangarh Bayutada of Bhagawatimai-1 for a month before shifting to near the Bestada Bazaar that lies in the downhill of the same ward of the same municipality a week ago.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to provide free ambulance service during Dashain.

GORKHA, Oct 2: A palanquin with 'fulpati' was dispatched to Hanumandhoka in Kathmandu from the Dashain Ghar at Gorkha Durbar today on the seventh day of Dashain, the biggest festival of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has directed authorities concerned to make sure that there is no shortage in the services provided by the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) during the festival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Dashain, the main festival of Nepali people, has already arrived. Family members, who have gone away from home for work and studies, have been returning home since Ghatashthapana– the first day of Dashain festival– six days ago.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Dashain is the biggest festival of Hindu Nepali. The festival is mostly popular for eating delicious foods, wearing new clothes and engaging in recreational activities.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Former King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah has said that the political practice of the past one and a half decades has established the inevitability of course correction.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30:  With the onset of the festive season, Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has intensified its market monitoring campaign. A team led by KMC Deputy Mayor Sunita Dangol has been conducting market monitoring every day for the past few days.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: The number of people going to their hometowns for Dashain has started to increase.

DODHARA CHANDANI, Sept 28: Gaddachauki, a transit point along the Nepal-India border in Kanchanpur, lately has been reporting a large arrival of Nepalis from India for Dashain festival celebrations.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The Supreme Court will remain open from 11 AM to 3 PM even during the Dashain holidays.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Police have arrested 16 people for charging more than the prescribed fares from passengers during the festival.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: As Dashain festival– one the main festivals of Nepali people –started today, a huge number of people thronged main business areas in Kathmandu Valley for shopping.

RANJHA, Sept 26: Like every year during festivals, Nepalis have been returning home in hordes from neighboring Indian cities for the upcoming Dashain festival.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The first day of "Navratri" is being marked today by preparing for Jamara (barley shoots) by sowing maize and barley seeds in a jar filled with soil and cow dung for germination. Similarly, on the occasion of Ghatasthapana, the first day of the festival, jamara was placed in Hanuman Dhoka’s Dashain Ghar by holding a special ceremony on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Most of the Nepali people could not return to their homes to celebrate Dashain with open hearts for two years due to COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Food Management and Trading Company Limited (FMTCL) has said it is effortful to ensure adequate supply of food grains in the remote areas including Karnali during the festivals Dashain and Tihar.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Chyangra, the Himalayan goats, will be brought in around 500 numbers to Kathmandu from Darchula district in view of the upcoming Dashain festival. It is the first time the Himalayan goats are being brought here from Darchula.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Those who buy food items from the state-owned Food Management and Trading Company (FMTC) will get some relief while Dashain festival is nearing.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The business people of New Road are worried because there is no business as expected even during the festive season.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Even though the government has set up fair price shops to give some respite to the consumers from the rising prices during the festival, consumers have to buy sugar at a high price this year during Dashain. Although the government has been selling sugar at concessional rates every year during the festival, there are signs that sugar will become more expensive this year.

80 percent air tickets booked for Dashain

September 20, 2022 16:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Eighty percent air tickets have been booked for the Dashain, according to the domestic air service providers. Ticket booking for the festival opened a few days ago.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: A large number of people have thronged to Gongabu Bus Park to get bus tickets in advance to leave Kathmandu Valley in the upcoming Dashain and Tihar festivals. The government has opened advance ticket bookings for the upcoming Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals from today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: The government has opened advance ticket bookings for those who wish to leave Kathmandu Valley to their hometown for the upcoming Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: One of the popular beverages in Nepal, Coca-Cola has announced its new Dashain Campaign titled, ‘Sambanda Utsav Swad Sanga’ which implies that Dashain is a time when families come together to enjoy, share meals and deepen the family bonds.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Transporters are opening the ticket booking of long route public vehicles for the upcoming Dashain from September 17.

KARNALI, Oct 18: There have been 21 accidents and deaths of 37 people during Dashain period in Karnali, according to the Provincial Police Office, Surkhet.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Government offices across the country including the Kathmandu Valley that remained closed for the Dashain festival have resumed after a closure for five days.

Celebs Dashain look

October 15, 2021 19:46 pm

Celebrities are also currently enjoying the festivity and here My City compiled some festive snaps that they shared in there Instagram :

KATHMANDU, OCT 12: An estimated 900,000 people have left the Kathmandu Valley in the past three weeks to celebrate Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festival with their family members.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: People have started leaving the Kathmandu Valley to celebrate the Dashain festival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The number of people leaving the Kathmandu Valley has started increasing, according to the Metropolitan Traffic Police.

GALKOT, Oct 10: After walking for eight days, trader Ram Bahadur Khatri came to Baglung from Mustang with 25 mountain goats. This is the first time in decades he imported mountain goats from Mustang to Baglung.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Meat sellers have fixed the price of goat meat at Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,300 per kg in the Kathmandu Valley for the mean time of Dashain starting Tuesday.

Dashain Aayo !

October 9, 2021 18:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: With the onset of Dashain, the greatest festival of Hindus in Nepal, people have thronged the markets to purchase goats for the celebration. With

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Once the main means of entertainment during Dashain, kites are rarely seen in the sky of Kathmandu. The sky above Tudikhel, which used to be full of kites during Dashain in the past, is now empty.

Sales of goats for Dashain begins

October 8, 2021 15:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Goats are being unloaded from a vehicle as the state owned company Nepal Food Management and Trading Company (FTMC) plans to start selling it from Saturda