KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The Nepali Army is organizing Phulpati Badhai ceremony today at Tudikhel, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The District Administration Office (DAO), Kathmandu, has urged one and all in the district not to come outside of their houses unless necessary during the celebration of Dashain festival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Food Management and Trading Company (FMTC) is preparing to sell mountain goats, which were brought for Dashain but were not consumed, at discounted price. As of Friday, 30 mountain goats are left to be sold.

PM Oli receives Dashain Tika

October 8, 2019 17:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli received Tika from his father, Mohan Prasad Oli, at the Prime Minister's Official Residence in Baluwatar today on the occasion of Vijaya Dashami festival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari offered Tika and Jamara to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli amid a function held at Sheetal Niwas, the presidential palace in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is offering Tika to general public, his party cadres and well-wishers on the occassion of Vijaya Dashami today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Maha Astami, the eighth day of Dashain festival, is being observed today across the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Nepali people, mainly Hindus are observing Maha Astami today by worshipping Goddess Durga Bhawani.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Nepali people, mainly Hindus, are observing Phulpati, the seventh day of Dashain festival.

'I can't be home this Dashain'

October 5, 2019 05:45 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The last time Captain Ujjwal Silwal remembers celebrating Dashain with his family is a couple of years ago. Captain Silwal is a pilot of Nepal Airlines who has an experience of 19 years in the field of aviation. For him, the sky is like his home and the wind his companion.

KATHMNDU, Oct 4: At around 9 pm on Friday, citizen help desk at Kalanki, a major entry and exit point to the capital, was busy at informing the passengers about the help it can offer them.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Food Management and Trading Company Ltd (FMTC) has started selling mountain goats and goats for Dashain festivals.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The advance ticket booking for Dashain festival opened on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: The government has decided not to increase the public transport fare before the Dashain festival.


October 13, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Photo: A flock of people struggling to get through at Indrachowk in the peak hour of Dashain. Photo Shahin Sunuwar Rasaili /Republica

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Dashain fair at Kirtipur

October 8, 2018 10:46 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Swings are synonymous with Dashain. They stimulate thrill and ecstasy. To increase the jovial mood during the festive season, many communities organize fairs. Along with the merriment at these fairs, Dashain also brings families together, helping create everlasting memories. Marking the start of Dashain, Kirtipur organized the fourth Dashain Festival. Ferris wheel, Columbus ride, and well of death are the major attractions of the carnival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: In view of the upcoming Dashain festival, Nepal Police has begun mobilizing special units at major highways including Nagdhunga-Naubise road section, which is the major entry point into Kathmandu.

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RASUWA, Sept 30: With the arrival of Dashain, the greatest festival of Hindus, local units are gearing up to resume vehicular movement on various rural roads, which were obstructed due to landslides caused by torrential rain.

DHADING, Sept 25: With the arrival of Hindu's greatest festival Dashain, locals of Sertung of Rubi Valley Rural Municipality are compelled to transport their goods on mules due to the lack of road connectivity. These days Man Singh Tamang of this village is seen making rounds of the market with his mules. By wrapping packs of rice, oil, salt and other food items on their backs, Tamang walks along the extremely difficult route of his village.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Bus ticket booking has opened from today in advance for the convenience of passengers going home for the Dashain holidays.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Passengers will be able to book their tickets for Dashain festival from tomorrow after the government agreed to fulfill demands of Federation of Nepal Transportation Entrepreneurs to increase fare prices.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Nearly 50 percent of tickets for Dashain festival have already been booked, according to officials of different airline companies.