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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
KATHMANDU, March 13: Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, is being celebrated across the Tarai region on Monday, amidst much fanfare and merrymaking. The festival is considered as the most important festival in the region after Chath.
SAPTARI , March 13: The cadres and leaders of the United Democratic Madhesi Forum (UDMF) have boycotted the celebration of Holi festival in Saptari district that is observed today in various parts of Terai including the district.
RATNANAGAR ,March 13: Police arrested at least 60 people in course of special security screening carried out in Chitwan district for maintaining law and order on the occasion of Holi festival on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, March 13: The Metropolitan Commissioner Office of Nepal Police detained and fined 1,294 motorcyclists on the charge of violating traffic rules in Kathmandu on Sunday. Of them, 698 were released after punishment on Sunday while 596 are still in its detention.
Kathmandu, March 12: Police detained altogether 213 people for hooliganism from various places of the Kathmandu Valley on Tuesday as part of the drive to control hooliganism during the festival of colours, Holi.
DHANUSHA, March 6: The 'jogira' song which is sung with the accompaniment of instruments like dholak, mridanga and damphu during Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in the Tarai districts is on the verge of disappearance these days due to the encroachment of foreign culture.