Renowned Nepali litterateur Bal Krishna Sama (center) in this undated photograph.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Senior Neurosurgeon Dr Upendra Devkota has passed away while undergoing treatment at Neuro Hospital, Basbari on Monday. He was 63. Devkota had been suffering from gallbladder cancer.

BHAKTAPUR, April 10: The renowned Bisket Jatra bearing historical and cultural significances is set to commence in Bhaktapur today.