KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The last rites of legendary climber Ang Rita Sherpa, who passed away on Monday at the age of 84, were performed in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

CHITWAN, May 10: Defying the age-old Hindu tradition which allows only sons to cremate their parents, a daughter in Baharatpur Metropolitan City has lit the funeral pyre of her father.

DHADING, May 7: Going against the Hindu tradition, which bars females from performing the final rites of their parents, two daughters in Dhading have lit the funeral pyre of their mother.