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Destiny Wagner of Belize declared Miss Earth 2021 access_time2021-11-22

Destiny Wagner of Belize was crowned Miss Earth 2021, giving her country its first beauty title. Wagner,25, a graduate of Business Administration, manages her own business and the non-profit organization "Operation Kingdom" dedicated to co...

IN PICS: Yoga Camp of Baba Ramdev at Pashupatinath premises access_time2021-11-21

KATHMANDU, November 21: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation organized a one day Yoga Camp at Pashupatinath premises on Sunday morning. The camp was attended by Prem Bahadur Ale, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation and In...

PHOTOS: Chhath festival comes to end offering prayers to sun access_time2021-11-11

KATHMANDU, November 11: Chhath festival concluded on Thursday morning after offering prayers to the rising sun. Thousands of devotees thronged to nearby rivers and ponds and offered prayers ‘Arga’ to the rising sun. Chhath devotees wo...

Chhath festival begins access_time2021-11-10

KATHMANDU, November 10: The Chhath festival, mainly observed as a common cultural symbol of Terai region, is beginning today.  The festive fanfare has been seen in different parts including Gaurighat, Kupondole of Kathmandu Valley as well. T...

Chhath festival formally begins today with 'Nahay Khay' access_time2021-11-08

KATHMANDU, November 8: Fervour of the Chhath festival has gripped the Mithila region now. People's mobility has increased in and around the region ahead of the four-day grand festival where the 'Sun God' is worshipped with devotion.  ...

Preparations begin for Chhath festival in Mithila access_time2021-11-07

KATHMANDU, November 7: Preparations have begun for the Chhath festival in the Mithila region.  The people of Tarai-Madhesh are busy purchasing the articles and preparing for this cultural festival with the conclusion of the Deepawali festival. ...

10 low-budget holiday destinations during Dashain, Tihar vacations access_time2021-10-09

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” Are you planning to visit some new places and spend quality time with your family this Dashain and Tihar vacations at a low budget? Then here ...

Cinema halls reopen access_time2021-10-07

KATHMANDU, October 7: Cinema halls across the country have reopened from Thursday. The Cinema hall operators have reopened both the multiplex and single theaters from today marking the beginning of Dashain, one of the main festivals of Nepal. Som...

Scrub typhus cases reach 45 in Baitadi access_time2021-10-04

BAITADI, October 4: Scrub typhus cases are found increasing in Baitadi district. Among the patients coming to the District Hospital, Baitadi, scrub typhus infection is found in one or two patients daily, Hospital's information officer Harish Panta ...

PHOTOS: Temples and shrines being readied for Dashain access_time2021-10-03

KATHMANDU, October 3: Temples and Shrines around the Kathmandu Valley are being readied for the upcoming Dashain festival. During this ten day celebration, devotees throng hindu temples and shrines and pay homage.  Dashain, one of the main f...

Milk consumption only 75 litres per person per year access_time2021-09-28

BIRGUNJ, September 28: Milk consumption is only 75 litres per person per year in the country as against the recommended 92 litres, statistics shows. In this context, Nepal Dairy Association (NDA) has concluded that the stakeholders should work towar...

10:02 AM most auspicious time to receive Dashain Tika access_time2021-09-25

KATHMANDU, September 25: Nepal Panchanga Nirnayak Samiti (Calendar Determination Committee) has said that 10:02 am on October 15 is the most auspicious time to receive Dashain tika this year. Ghatasthapana, the first day of the 15-day Dashain, which...

Beni people forced to drink unclean water access_time2021-09-21

GALESHWOR, September 21: As many as 208 households from Bagarphant of Beni Municipality have been deprived of clean drinking water for three months. The people are therefore compelled to fetch unclean water from streams and wells after the supply of...

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...

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...