BIRTANAGAR, March 18: Fagu Poornima or Holi, the festival of colors, is being observed with much fanfare in the districts of the Tarai region today. The festival, also called the spring festival, marks the arrival of spring and the harvest season.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Nepal imported colored powder worth Rs 1.96 billion during the first seven months of the current fiscal year, which was Rs 205.42 million more than the amount spent during the same period last year.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Holi, the festival of colors, was observed with huge fanfare in the mountainous and hilly regions of the country on Thursday. Nepalis, who were unable to celebrate Holi for the past two years due to the coronavirus pandemic, celebrated the festival with full enthusiasm this year.

BHAKTAPUR, March 17: The District Administration Office (DAO), Bhaktapur has urged holi celebrators not to resort to the activities prohibited by law while celebrating holi festival.

KATHMANDU, March 17: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished happiness, peace and prosperity to all the brothers and sisters living at home and abroad on the auspicious occasion of the great festival of Nepalis, Phagu Purnima or Holi.

KATHMANDU, March 16: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD), Ramshahpath has decided to deploy as many as 1,300 traffic police personnel across the Kathmandu Valley to celebrate the Holi festival in a safe, organized, and dignified manner.

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KATHMANDU, March 16: Ncell Axiata Limited has launched new data packs under Gajjabko Daily GB Packs, on the occasion of Holi, making data service affordable for its customers. The company has also increased data volume in existing data packs under the daily GB data packs.

Oil to protect your skin on Holi

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It's that time of the year when colors take over everything - the air, your clothes, even your hair and skin and hence, skincare during Holi has to be paramount since the season is changing and our skin is in transition mode hence the care has to be little extra than usual.

With the installation of Chir, a ceremonial bamboo pole with three tiers of colorful clothes at Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Holi, the festival of colors officially began on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Holi, the festival of color, is being celebrated with a huge fanfare in the hilly region of the country on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 21: Locals have erected Chir (a ceremonial pole with colorful crown) in Basantapur, Kathmandu to mark the beginning of the Fagu Purnima, popularly known as Holi festival.

DHANUSHA, March 13: Six people died after consuming homemade liquor in the district.

HETAUDA, March 9: Chief Minister of Bagmati Province Dormani Poudel has extended best wishes to all Nepali people at home and abroad for their peace, happiness, prosperity and good health.

RUPANDEHI, March 9: Province 5 Chief Minister Shankar Pokharel has extended best wishes to all Nepalis at home and abroad on the occasion of the Holi or Fagu Poornima, the festival of colors, today.

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JANAKPUR, March 8: The Mithila Theatre Art Council is to observe this year's Holi festival by spreading awareness against coronavirus or COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Keeping in view the upcoming Holi festival, which is known as the festival of colors, and the coronavirus epidemic around the world, the home ministry has urged one and all not to participate in activities such as big gatherings, throwing water balloons and smearing color powder on each other.

Singer-songwriter Nick Jonas on Friday celebrated his first-ever Holi along with wife and actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas and other Bollywood celebrities at the Holi bash organized by Isha Ambani in Mumbai.

Deepika Padukone has finally begun work on her much-awaited film titled 'Chhapaak'. The actor shared a new behind-the-scenes picture from her upcoming film, which shows her sitting with her co-star Vikrant Massey at the script reading session of the film.

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Nostalgic about Holi

March 21, 2019 12:39 pm

Holi is all about festival of colors and water. However, every year there has been changes in the celebration of this festival.

RUPANDEHI, March 21: The festival of colour, Holi, is being celebrated in the Tarai districts including Rupandehi exchanging greetings, happiness and harmony today.

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KATHMANDU, March 20: A person was killed, four others were injured in two separate accidents during the Holi festival.

Celebs and their Holi celebration

March 20, 2019 16:08 pm

It's Holi today, festival of colors and is being observed with much fanfare in hilly region and in the capital as well. The festival signifies the victory over evil and this festival is also known as the day of expressing love.

While the festivities of Holi spread happiness every year, the festival is even more celebratory for Kriti Sanon owing to the abundant success of her recent outing Luka Chuppi.

KATHMANDU, March 20: The Fagu Poornima or the festival of colors is being celebrated with much fanfare in hilly areas, including the capital city, today.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Nepal Police has launched a special publicity campaign to sensitize the people on making the Holi, the festival of colors, civilized and an occasion to exchange best wishes among one another.

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KATHMANDU, March 15: Gorkha Brewery says it is going to sell Tuborg beer in a new special packaging targeting the Holi festival which is being celebrated next week.

DHARAN, Mar 5: On the occasion of Holi on Friday, youngsters of Dharan were busy celebrating the festival of colors whereas a group of youth artist from Pokhara and Dharan decide to head toward the historically as well as naturally significant Bijayapur.

My fearless Holi celebration

March 4, 2018 11:54 am

Holi is widely known as the festival of colors. The colored powder thrown at each other is the major attraction of the festival. Everyone is welcomed to join the celebration of love. And the colors used in Holi also signify upcoming spring.

JANAKPUR, March 4: Followers of the Hindu religion, who constitute a majority in Janakpur, celebrated one of their biggest festivals 'Holi' in the district on Saturday.

March 3: Holi revelers celebrating the festival of color in Kailali (top row) and in Birgunj on Friday. Eighteen tarai districts celebrated the festival on the day.

In pictures:  Holi Hai !

March 2, 2018 17:27 pm

BIRGUNJ, March 2: Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, is being marked celebrated across the Tarai region on Friday, amidst much fanfare and merrymaking. The festival is considered as the most important festival in the region after Chath.

Five stab one to death during Holi

March 2, 2018 12:05 pm

KAILALI, March 2: A 21 year Karan Thapa was stabbed to death while celebrating Holi festival at 12:30 AM at Tikapur today.

Holi being observed in Tarai today

March 2, 2018 10:01 am

KATHMANDU, March 2: Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, is being celebrated across the Tarai region on Friday, amidst much fanfare and merrymaking. The festival is considered as the most important festival in the region after Chath.

KATHMANDU, March 2: Except for the accidental death of a minor, the Holi festival, which is also known as the festival of colors, was celebrated amidst jubilation across all hill and mountainous districts on Thursday. The festival is being celebrated across tarai districts in the southern plains on Friday.

KATHMANDU, March 1: Police have taken as many as 27 people under control for misbehaving with commuters during the Holi festival in the capital.

KATHMANDU, March 1: Holi festival, one of the biggest festivals, has been celebrated at Basantapur area in the capital with much fanfare.

KATHMANDU, March 1: On the auspicious occasions of Holi, the festival of colors, Nepali celebrities have marked the Holi festival at Banshwar in Kathmandu today.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The Holi, which is also known as the festival of colors, is being celebrated across the country on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 1: Holi festival, one of the biggest festivals celebrated in Nepal, is being observed in various parts of the hilly region of the country with great enthusiasm.

Holi

March 1, 2018 09:39 am

The day Holi dazzles the people, Thrills their body with inexpressible thoughts Splashes of balloons and colors, Including happiness in it are all over to come.

CHITWAN, March 1: The Narayangarh-Muglin road section will remain unclosed during two days on March 1-2 due to Holi festival, informed the Narayangarh-Muglin Road Project.

Let Holi be a Holy Occasion

March 1, 2018 08:14 am

Assorted colors, sweets and water-fights are what make Holi festival lively and exuberant. Also known as the festival of colors, Holi signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring and a festive day to witness unity. Although every festival is observed to commemorate some traditional, cultural and historical happenings, the underlying essence is to strengthen humanity and celebrate togetherness.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The Holi, which is also known as the festival of colors, is being celebrated across the country on Thursday.

ASAN A hub for Holi shopping

February 27, 2018 08:48 am

As the festival of colors Holi is just around the corner, shops at every nooks and corners of Kathmandu are adorned with various Holi items including different colors, water guns and water balloons. The influx of people at the market areas has also increased to shop for the festival.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The Metropolitan Police Range (MPR), Kathmandu has said that it is deploying 1,500 police personnel across the Kathmandu Valley in order to prevent any untoward incident during Holi.

JANAKPUR, March 14: Holi is a big festival for Janakpur residents. It would be celebrated with great pomp that included folk songs, dance, music and lots of colors. Cultural groups would get booked from weeks earlier while markets and crossroads would be thronged by massive crowd. This year nothing as such happened.