ACHHAM, April 13: Not all people within the same country celebrate New Year the same way. People in the Far-Western Region celebrate New Year in a unique way . Locals here celebrate the occasion by beating each other with the green stem of a stinging nettle. This practice is known as Bisu Tihar.
KATHMANDU, May 18: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), the fourth largest party in parliament, appears to be headed for a stinging defeat in the first phase of local elections held on May 14. The party has won just a single seat till Wednesday and is leading in very few constituencies.