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PHOTOS: Vishwakarma puja being observed across the country access_time2021-09-17

KATHMANDU, September 17: The Vishwakarma puja is being celebrated across the country on Friday. Vishwakarma is regarded as the main craftsman and architect of Gods. As per Hindu mythologies, Vishwakarma is the designer of all the flying chariots ...

Fair price shops come into operation from today access_time2021-09-17

KATHMANDU, September 17: The government has brought into operation fair price shops in various parts of the country targeting Dashain and Tihar - two major festivals of the county- from Friday. The government is operating these fair price shops in a...

Health Ministry warns against reopening of educational institutions access_time2021-09-16

KATHMANDU, September 16: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has directed concerned authorities not to take the decision of allowing educational institutions to reopen in haste.  Local levels that take a decision in this regard should ...

Viral fever on the rise access_time2021-09-12

SUDURPASCHIM, September 12: Amidst the risk of corona virus infection, the problem of viral fever has been on the rise in the Sudur Paschmi province in recent days. According to the health workers, the number of patients suffering from high fever, loss...

Swimming pools in Kathmandu reopen after a hiatus of two years (photos) access_time2021-09-12

KATHMANDU, September 12: Swimming pools are gradually reopening after the local government in the Kathmandu Valley lifted all kinds of COVID-19 restrictions beginning from September 1. Swimming pools, gymnasium, clubs and cinema halls have remained ...

Rishi Panchami being observed with huge fanfare today (Photos) access_time2021-09-11

KATHMANDU, September 11: The Hindu women across the country are observing the Rishi Panchami festival on Saturday.  The festival, which marks the conclusion of the Teej, is observed on the fifth day of the bright half moon of the month of Bhadr...

Rishi Panchami being observed with huge fanfare today (Photos) access_time2021-09-11

KATHMANDU, September 11: The Hindu women across the country are observing the Rishi Panchami festival on Saturday.  The festival, which marks the conclusion of the Teej, is observed on the fifth day of the bright half moon of the month of Bhadr...

BP Birth Anniversary special feature:  This is how US reacted on the ouster of BP Koirala's cabinet in 1960 access_time2021-09-09

ITAHARI, September 9: Today commemorates the 107th birth anniversary of Nepal's first democratically elected Prime Minister and the legendary leader of Nepal's democratic movement of 1950s.  Prime Minister BP Koirala could not sustain h...

PHOTOS Devotees throng Pashupatinath to observe Teej access_time2021-09-09

KATHMANDU, September 9: The 'Teej' festival, also called 'Haritalika', is being observed by Nepali Hindu women across the country on Thursday. Women fast and wish for a prosperous life for their spouse on this festival which falls on...

Photo Feature: Gaura festival observed in Kathmandu access_time2021-08-30

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Locals in the  Sudurpaschim Province of the country are observing the last day of Gaura festival.  The devotees worship Goddess Gauri. Gaura celebration starts with Biruda Panchami (fifth day of the lunar calendar)....

Bhatta's contribution to enrichment of literature, democratic movement is ever memorable: President access_time2021-08-30

KATHMANDU, August 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed grief over the death of senior progressive literary critic Ananda Dev Bhatta. Taking to twitter today, President Bhandari has said the contribution of the progressive writer Bhatta to...

Krishna Janmashtami being observed today (photos) access_time2021-08-30

KATHMANDU, August 30: Krishna Janmashtami -- an important hindu festival -- is being observed across the country on Monday. Hindu shrines, especially the Krishna Temples, are being thonged by devotees offering prayers to Lord Krishna. The festiva...

Salman Khan  shares pic with nephew Nirvan as 'chacha bhatija' enjoy Russia access_time2021-08-28

KATHMANDU, August 28: Bollywood actor Salman Khan has shared a picture with his nephew Nirvan Khan as they spent time together in Russia.  Taking to Instagram, Salman shared a picture in which they walked on the streets. Actor Salman Khan ha...

Some Bhaktapur settlements facing acute water shortage even during monsoon access_time2021-08-18

BHADGAUN, August 18: Some places in Bhaktapur Municipality are reeling under acute shortage of water even amidst the monsoon season due to the discrimination in water supply by the Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL).  Although KUKL has...

Viral fever patients increasing in Bajura access_time2021-08-18

MARTADI, August 18: Number of patients suffering from viral fever has started increasing in Bajura district in recent days. Children below five years of age are mostly affected by the disease, said Dr Prakash Raj Joshi, Chief of the District Hospita...

Child Medical COVID hospital to be established in Mahakali access_time2021-08-09

KANCHANPUR, August 9: A process has been advanced to construct a Child Medical COVID Hospital in the Mahendranagar-based Mahakali Provincial Hospital.  In order to prevent and control the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the provincial...

Telegram updates its group video call capacity up to 1,000 viewers access_time2021-08-02

Washington [US], August : Messaging chat app Telegram recently announced its latest new features and improvements that will be making their way to the platform, with video being the main focus this time around. According to The Verge, after the laun...

Caritas Nepal donates medical appliances to Mechi Provincial Hospital access_time2021-07-27

JHAPA, July 27: The Caritas Nepal has provided in-kind support to Mechi Provincial Hospital in Jhapa district.  The in-kind support includes essential medical appliances worth over Rs 1.6 million for COVID-19 response. Ten sets of oxygen cyli...

Valley authorities preparing to extend prohibitory orders, likely to take decision about film halls, gymnasiums access_time2021-07-25

KATHMANDU, July 25: Local authorities of the three districts in the Kathmandu Valley — Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur — are preparing to extend the ongoing prohibitory orders.  The orders, which were first put in force on Ap...

President Bhandari, VP Pun, PM Deuba extend greetings on Bakra-Eid access_time2021-07-21

KATHMANDU, July 21: President Bidya Devi Bhandari said that a strong unity in social diversity would contribute to further consolidating national sentiments. In a message on the occasion of one of the greatest festivals of the Muslims-Bakra-Eid on W...