JANAKPUR, July 17: It has been found that swathes of land belonging to various temples in Janakpurdham Sub-metropolitan City, Dhanusha district, has been sold to various private individuals by the main priests of those temples, as the authorities concerned turn a blind eye to the matter.
KATHMANDU, July 10: The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has decided to pull out of the restoration of Jagannath and Sree Krishna Mahavishnu (Gopinath) Temples at Hanumandhoka Durbar Square, a World Heritage Site.
One might argue, quite legitimately, that Manusmriti was written years ago, many things have changed since then and therefore it is pointless to discuss Hindu caste system. I don’t agree with this view because Nepali laws until 1951 and even recently were guided by old Hindu values, norms, customs, royal edicts and rituals.
KATHMANDU, April 16: The management of offerings made to temples is not transparent and records of their incomes and expenditures are not maintained properly, much like in other public offices in the country that are not playing it by the book, say government auditors.
KATHMANDU, Dec 20: A recent excavation of Jagannath and Gopinath temples in Kathmandu Durbar Square has revealed that there are no seismic damages at the foundations of both the temples, which were partially damaged by last year's devastating earthquakes.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: A group of experts from the Department of Archaeology (DoA) and Durham University of the UK has been carrying out post-disaster excavation at Jagannath and Gopinath temples in Kathmandu Durbar Square, which were partially damaged by last year's devastating earthquakes.
BAITADI, Oct 10: Over 800 goats and buffaloes were sacrificed in Ningalashaini Bhagawati Temple at Dehimandau and Melauli Bhagawati Temple at Melauli in Baitadi district on the occasion of Maha-Astami, the eight day of the 10-day long Bada Dashain festival.
KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The Nepal Investment Bank Limited (NIBL) has announced to provide Rs 10 million to the State for the reconstruction of the quake-damaged temples in Hanuman Dhoka premises in Kathmandu.