TANAHUN, Nov 24: Breaking the traditional stereotypes, many women in Damauli, Tanahun, are making efforts to change the conservative mindsets and abolish deceptive customs. As per the Hindu tradition, only men are allowed to carry dead bodies and perform the final rites while women are not authorized to do so. However, some women in Damauli have dared to go against this practice.
BUTWAL, Dec 22: Hundreds of people participated in the funeral procession of Durga Tiwari on Wednesday, two days after the Rupandehi District Chairman of UML-aligned Youth Federation of Nepal (YFN) was shot dead by two motorcycle-borne assailants.
KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Giving up any hope of finding missing former home minister Madav Prasad Ghimire and his two brothers, their family members on Friday performed the final rites for them at Pashupati Aryaghat.
KATHMANDU, July 2: Last rites of former Minister for Education and leader of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal Dr Mangal Siddhi Manandhar were performed at the Pashupati Aryaghat Saturday as per the Buddhist rituals.
KATHMANDU, June 7: The last rites of senior musician, Amber Gurung, will take place as per the Hindu and Buddhist rituals.
Gurung died early this morning while undergoing treatment at Grande International Hospital.