Glimpses of the 50s, 60s and 90s

August 13, 2020 09:00 am

Yog Prasad Upadhyay’s My Life &Time: An Autobiography came out on February 26, his 94th birthday. Upadhyay is a person of several envious strands though known more as a political figure during at least three periods of recent political history of Nepal. These include 1951 democratic political movement, post-1960 systemic political change after dissolution of parliamentary system, and most recently the 1990 people’s movement restoring multiparty order. He is a man of stellar qualities and determination that he showed in plenty both as a bureaucrat and during his clandestine movement from Nepal to India after the 1960 political change.

A total of 27 models walked at ‘Heritage Fashion Show’ that was held in Pokhara recently.

Glimpses of Germany

July 13, 2018 12:15 pm

As one of the major hubs in Europe, Germany offers many interesting opportunities for photography. But it’s not always easy to take pictures due to privacy concerns. In the beginning, I was excited to take pictures as easily as I did in Nepal. But, in no time, I realized it was going to be a lot more complicated than that. I had taken a picture of a supermarket building in Berlin to sell via stock images. The stock image company denied to put it up online because the building was a private property.

Bisket and Sindur Jatras: Glimpses of two timeless festivals

SEE glimpses at Taplejung

March 22, 2018 11:16 am

TAPLEJUNG, March 22: Secondary School Examination (SEE) has been started from today at 8:00 AM. Seventeen exam centers are allocated for two thousand, four hundred and ten SEE candidates.

Glimpses of Winter

March 9, 2018 10:59 am

Nepal Tourism Board(NTB) in collaboration with Photo Journalists Club (PJ Club) will be holding a week-long exhibition on the theme 'Express Your Winter' from March 9-16, 2018.

Chitwan/Pokhara Jan 1: Chitwan and Pokhara are two most visited places in Nepal. A total of 489,451 international tourists visited Nepal in 2016 for holiday, which is about 65 percent of the total number of tourists who visited the country in the year.

Glimpses: Kailali votes (photo feature)

December 7, 2017 11:42 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Locals and elderly cast their vote in Kailali.

Glimpses of Tihar (Photo feature)

October 19, 2017 09:12 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: An amalgamation of fests, humility, and giveaways, Tihar is one of the most revered festivals among kids and adults alike. While the ritualistic aspects keep the adults busy, younger ones make tireless efforts to shop gifts for friends and family. The specialty of Tihar is that not only humans and deities are given value, but also animals and birds like dogs, cows and crows are worshipped for their invaluable contribution to human life.

KATHMANDU, April 20: After a series of discussions, six Madhesi parties on Thursday underwent merger to form Rastriya Janata Party (RJP).

KHOTANG, April 19: Nepal Police has recruited 74,500 temporary police across the country for the security of upcoming local level elections. The selected candidates are going through the training process in all the 75 districts now.

BHAKTAPUR, April 15: The locals of Bhaktapur celebrated annual Sindoor Jatra or the festival of vermilion. The festival is celebrated to welcome the spring.

KATHMANDU, April 12: On Wednesday, the locals of Handigaun, Kathmandu celebrated the Gahana Khojne Jatra ( festival for searching the jewelry).It is the festival celebrated the following day of the chariot festival of Tudal Devi that falls on the full moon day of the month of Chaitra.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Today is the festival of Gaijatra. Nepali people, especially Newari community, are celebrating this festival with much gusto in the capital, wishing peace for the departed soul.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been elected as the 39th Prime Minister of the country, securing 363 out of 573 votes.