KATHMANDU, Mar 6: Renowned litterateur Indra Bahadur Rai, who is also one of those who propounded the Lila Lekhan and Teshro Aayam style in Nepali literature, passed away Tuesday evening in Siliguri, West Bengal in India.

As many as 29 Guthis come together for the Kathmandu Valley's longest festival Indra Jatra that began on Sunday. There are various mythical stories related to the festival.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: A fire has broken out at a house in Indra Chowk of the Capital City on Tuesday.

Indra Jatra begins

September 13, 2016 15:08 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Indra Jatra, known as the biggest festival of the Kathmandu Valley, formally began today with the erection of a wooden ceremonial pole (lingo) and the fluttering of a flag named after the Hindu God Indra at Hanumandhoka.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Two people were injured after a lingo (a wooden poll) collapsed at Basantapur in the capital on Monday morning.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The public paid homage and worshipped the wooden pole known as lingo placed at Bhotahiti as part of a historic ritual in the lead up to the famous Indra Jatra festival.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Nepal National and International Players Association (NNIPA) on Sunday provided Rs 50,000 to boxer Indra Bahadur Rana Magar, who is currently being treated for cancer at Nepal Cancer Hospital and Research Center at Harisiddhi in Lalitpur.