KATHMANDU, March 26: After the government's attempt to ban plastic bags in the Kathmandu Valley two years ago became a complete failure, Ward No 1 of Mahalaxmi Municipality in Lalitpur district is all set to revive the ban from April 14 coinciding with the Nepali New Year 2075.
BUTWAL: Jeetgadhi fort, where Nepali soldiers beat the East India Company army, is a prominent aspect of the Butwal cityscape. Located on the western bank of the Tinau River, the fort can be reached by a half hour walk from Butwal baazar.
KATHAMANDU, March 6: ‘Swachha Sanskriti, Hamro Sapana; an ethnic concert,’ a Sarangi concert by artists Shyam Nepali and Sarangi Gharana, was held on Saturday at Dwarika Hotel in Battisputali, Kathmandu.
Sanskrit may have long been considered a dead language, but of late, there is undeniably more interest around the matter. Not only do we have international writers debating over the language, some private schools in the capital are reintroducing Sanskrit classes to their syllabuses.