Tihar, the festival of lights, is here. Be it the warm and pleasant weather, the flowers or the majesty of lights, Tihar indeed holds a special place in our hearts. As we celebrate this beloved festival, we mustn’t forget about the environment and the importance of sustainable living as, even while we celebrate, several aspects of our ecosystem are on the verge of a collapse and we must do all that is in our power to preserve it so that we can continue to celebrate Tihar and other festivals in the future as well.
When a group of people start singing ‘Bhaileni Aayin Aangana’ or ‘Deusire’ at your doorsteps, music enthusiasts instantly wave their body along with the beat of song. That’s the power of ‘Deusi Bhailo’. With the change in time, ‘Deusi Bhailo’ is not as it was years ago. To know further on the changes, My City team asked various celebs about their ‘Deusi Bhailo’ experience.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: On the third day of the Yamapanchak, Laxmi, the Goddess of wealth, is being worshipped with jubilation and various religious rituals throughout the country in the evening in accordance with time-honored tradition.
What we love about movies is how they become adaptations of lives that were, could be and should be. Movies are portals through which stories are lived, loved, and cherished. Integral to the movies are the artists who bring life into the characters and give color to the pictures and voices to the stories. But the artists often have stories of their own that could pass off as movie plots.
POKHARA, July 9: District Police Office (DPO), Kaski has urged the government to support installing traffic lights in Pokhara for proper traffic management. The office claimed that lack of traffic lights have created difficulties in managing nearly 150,000 vehicles in the city.
NEW DELHI, Oct 20: Air pollution in New Delhi hit 18 times the healthy limit on Friday under a thick, toxic haze after a night of fireworks to celebrate the Hindu festival of Diwali - despite a court-ordered ban on their sales.
People say Kathmandu is dusty when it doesn’t rain and muddy when it does but it always looks surreal and mesmerizing to me. And I especially enjoy nighttime in Kathmandu. Have you ever strolled around aimlessly once dusk falls? I always find myself wandering around the streets of New Road, Durbar Marg, or Thamel before I head home after a busy day at work.
RUKUM, July 29: As per the Hindu tradition, only a male can perform the last rites of the deceased family members. This deep-rooted tradition is prevalent arguably among almost all the societies of the country, which consider sons as the rightful heir to light the funeral pyre after the death of the parents. Breaking this traditional stereotype, a girl in Rukum has cremated her mother.
There are traffic lights in 35 junctions of Kathmandu but, at the moment, not a single one is functioning. In fact it’s been years since Kathmandu residents even saw them flicker. In all this while, the metropolitan traffic police department has been handling traffic in the capital manually. While the public suffers because of mismanaged traffic, the authorities don’t seem to be all that concerned about the non-functional lights. What’s going on with the traffic lights in Kathmandu? Neeraj Chandra Roy reports.
Born in 1987, Chandra Pant started his career as a stuntman in 2008 and later ventured into fight direction. But this national player in taekwondo, gymnastics, and boxing had actually come to Kathmandu with an aim to become a doctor.
KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development has allocated budget to various municipalities across the country to install the solar street lights in the respective locality in the current fiscal year. The installation will take place on the people's participation approach model.
Arsenal shoved Chelsea off the top of the table but Leicester City's Jamie Vardy, with a dazzling hat-trick, was the man of the moment on Saturday as the struggling Premier League champions blew aside Manchester City 4-2.
MAHOTTARI, Oct 7: In an unprecedented event of its kind, a Maithali woman in Dhanusha has lit the funeral pyre of her husband by discarding an age-old Hindu tradition and establishing a new precedent in a patriarchal society.
KATHMANDU, June 23: The major streets, thoroughfares and road sections in the Kathmandu Valley will be illuminated by the solar street lamps in a year and a half, according to the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).
Pathari (Morang), June 10: The solar powered lights were distributed among poverty-stricken communities here in Mahadeva VDC in southern tip of Morang district on Thursday.
The District Development Committee-Morang, Girija Prasad Koirala Foundation and Consumers' Committee jointly distributed the solar lights to communities in the backburner.