BHAKTAPUR, Oct 25: Flower farmers of Bhaktapur district are busy picking flowers and sending them to the markets for Tihar.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Nepal is gradually becoming self-reliant on flowers, thanks to the rise in domestic production of flowers.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Around 300 thousand garlands have been imported from India for this Tihar festival. These garlands are only for use in Bhai Tika.

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 17: People of the Banmala community in Tathali of Bhaktapur are busy these days making garlands of globe amaranth, with the beginning of the Tihar festival.

LALITPUR, Oct 24: Nepal is set to import around 200,000 units of marigold garlands worth around Rs 5 million for the Tihar festival after domestic production failed to meet the market demand.