Swing this Dashain

October 10, 2019 14:37 pm

A girl enjoying latthe ping (swing) in Pasryang, Pokhara. It is rare to see traditional latthe ping these days.

BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 4: Linge Ping, a traditional swing built with bamboos, is one of the forms of entertainment during Dashain festival.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

October 13, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Photo: A flock of people struggling to get through at Indrachowk in the peak hour of Dashain. Photo Shahin Sunuwar Rasaili /Republica

NEPALGUNJ, July 7: Building of new sports infrastructure at the Nepalgunj Stadium, Banke, is going on in full swing in view of the upcoming Eighth National Games scheduled to be held here coming December.

LAMJUNG, June 27: Construction of a concrete bridge over the Mardi River along the Beshisahar-Chame road section is being is being escalated to complete before the end of current fiscal year. Road Division Office (RDO) in Damauli confirmed the report.

JANAKPURDHAM, April 30:  It is yet to be confirmed whether Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi will visit Janakpur on May 11 or not but preparations have already begun for his security and other necessities.

Feb 10: A late-afternoon rally reversed steep losses for U.S. stocks Friday, lifting the Dow Jones industrial average more than 300 points and capping a turbulent week on Wall Street that left the market with its steepest weekly slide in two years.

SINDHULI, Dec 6: The silent period for the parliamentary and provincial polls has begun from Monday midnight, barring political parties and candidates from conducting any kind of election-related activities.

DADELDHURA, Dec 4: With just three days left for the parliamentary and provincial assembly polls scheduled for December 7, election officers and candidates in Dadeldhura are making their final efforts for the polls.

BUTWAL, Nov 29: During the second Constituent Assembly election four years ago, Baburam Bhattarai, who was a candidate from the CPN (Maoist Center) from Rupandehi - 4, had focused on garnering the support of the squatter community voters.

TANAHU, Oct 24: The works of building facilities for Tanahu Hydroelectric Project, as part of the preparatory works of the project, are going on in full swing while works of dam construction, power house, and transmission line have also been started, according to officials of Tanahu Hydropower Ltd (THL).

CHITWAN, August 3: Necessary preparations have been expedited and deployment of the officials has been conducted for the purpose of re-polling in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-19, Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The reconstruction work of Balgopaleshwor Temple, historically and archaeologically important temple located at the center of Ranipokhari pond in the capital, is underway.

BIRATNAGAR, May 24: With just 21 days left for the second round of local elections, preparations for the polls are in full swing in Morang district.

GORKHA, April 10:  just 33 days to go before the local level elections, government officials in Gorkha are facing a tough time making necessary arrangements for the elections.

ACHHAM, April 4; The construction of the Budhi Ganga Hydroelectricity Project in Achham district is going ahead at full pace.

RATNANAGAR, April 2: As May 14 local level elections are fast approaching, preparations in Chitwan are in full swing.

KATHMANDU, March 31: It's already 7:00 pm. Jamuna Khanal is busy cross-checking and uploading the name-list of voters. She might have to stay even longer, as the data processing target for the day has not yet been met. Khanal had come to the office early in the morning.

BIRGUNJ, Feb 11: Preparations are in full swing to bring the Integrated Check Post (ICP) in Birgunj into operation.

SANKHUWASABHA, Dec 24: Work on road improvement and opening of a new track is in full swing along the Deurali-Pathivara section of the North-south Highway along the Koshi corridor.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: With just one month left for the 23rd Interpol Regional Conference, Nepal Police has intensified its preparation to hold meeting in Kathmandu from January 18-20. The mega event, which is being hosted by Nepal after 27 years, brings together top cops and few ministers from 53 countries across Asia and the South Pacific region to Kathmandu. Interpol’s President Meng Hongwei has confirmed his participation in the event.

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 22: The reconstruction of ancient monuments and of those with archaeological importance on the premises of the Bhaktapur Durbar Square that were ravaged by the earthquake of April 25, 2015 has been expedited.

DOLKHA, Nov 21: Work of Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project is going on in full swing.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The Government of Nepal is making preparations to organize a conference of foreign investors on coming March.