Homage to martyrs

January 30, 2020 07:35 am

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.

Satyakrit Band has released a song ‘Anti Balli’ to discourage the tradition of animal sacrifice during Dashain festival.

Maha Nawami being observed today

October 7, 2019 09:27 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Nepali people, mainly Hindus are observing Maha Nawami or the ninth day of Bada Dashain festival today by worshipping Goddess Durga.

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.

I wish you could understand it earlier That life is not meant to stay unproductive even for mere bargainer It will take away your opportunities You might pause and regret of not doing your duties

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 30: Around 500 buffaloes were sacrificed in Kankali Bhagwati Temple at Bhardaha in Saptari district on Friday on the occasion of Navami, the ninth day of Dashain.

LONDON, Sept 25: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said the club cannot afford to ignore any competition, unlike rival managers who have questioned the value of the League Cup.

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.

POKHARA, Oct 20: A 'Women Campaign for Social Awareness' in Pokhara recently organised a peace rally, calling for an end to animal sacrifice in the name of religion.

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, Sept 9: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has arrested a man for his alleged involvement in kidnapping a teenage girl with an intention of sacrificing her to a god.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: The World Hindu Federation has urged the Supreme Court to review its August 4 decision prohibiting the practice of offering animal sacrifices at the Gadhimai Temple.

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.