It’s Martyrs’ Day today. Martyrs evoke sense of sacrifice and the duty of the state to uphold the conviction and faith for which they fought. Nepal marks Martyrs’ Day every year to commemorate all known and unknown martyrs who sacrificed their lives for welfare of nation and people.
PORTSMOUTH, June 5: World leaders gather on the coast of southern England on Wednesday to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the largest seaborne invasion in history and a feat that helped bring World War Two to an end.
KATHMANDU, March 25: The Non – Violence Lovers Vegetarian Association today staged a sit-in at the Bhagwati Temple at Bhagawati Bahal in Naxal – 1 demanding an end to animal sacrifice at holy place as temples and shrines.
DHANGADI, Oct 8: A rally was taken out today against the ritualistic animal sacrifice in the district at a time when Hindus are preparing for animal sacrifice in name of Goddess Durga Bhawani on the occasion of Mahaastami of Bada Dashain festival.
KATHMANDU, Sept 9: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Tuesday arrested a mastermind for his alleged involvement in kidnapping a teenage girl with an intention to sacrifice her to appease the gods in order to cure his ailing mother.
KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a directive order against animal sacrifice during Gadhimai festival calling on the government to discourage the tradition of sacrificing animals in the name of pleasing gods.