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In pics: NADA Ev Auto Show access_time2022-09-24

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Nepal’s first Ev Auto Show is currently underway at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu. The show kicked off on Thursday. Here are some pictures of two wheelers displayed in the show: &nb...

Dhakal launches her first book ‘Achyar ko Parakampan’ access_time2022-09-06

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Durga Dhakal, a Nepali poet currently residing in the UK, has launched a Nepali poetry book containing themes of nature, spirituality and womanhood titled Achyar ko Parakampan. The book was launched amid an event in Nepal Academy ...

IN PICS: Rishi Panchami being celebrated today access_time2022-09-01

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Rishi Panchami is being celebrated by Hindu community on Thursday. The day is marked on Bhadrapada Shukla Panchami, as per the lunar calendar. The festival is dedicated to honor the sages and is primarily dedicated to the seven...

PHOTOS: Teej festival being observed across the country on Tuesday access_time2022-08-30

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: The 'Teej' festival, also known as the 'Haritalika', is being observed by Nepali Hindu women across the country today.  Women fast and wish for a prosperous life for their spouse on this festival. Women rejoic...

PHOTOS: Devotees flock to Krishna Temple at Patan marking Shree Krishna Janmashtami access_time2022-08-19

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: One of the most important festivals, Krishna Janmashtami, is the birthday of Lord Krishna — the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu — according to Hinduism. The festival is celebrated with a lot of fervor across the coun...

PHOTOS: Paddy, farmers and Khokana access_time2022-08-11

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: These days farmers at Khokana, Lalitpur are busy plowing paddy fields.  As soon as the clouds provide shade from the scorching sun, farmers here hit the field. Here are some pictures taken by Ratopati photojournalist Subha...

DJ Harshit Shah making people groove to Bollywood music access_time2022-08-08

Famous and a trending Bollywood music producer, DJ Harshit Shah is a known face in the electronic dance music  (EDM) and Bollywood dance music (BDM) circuit.  Having started his career more than two decades back, this talented DJ, from India,...

The tech helping to bring you your morning coffee access_time2022-07-25

JULY 25: Yet what many coffee lovers might not know is that they are often drinking a brew made, at least in part, from Brazilian beans. "Brazilian beans have popular characteristics, and are known for their body and sweetness," says Chris...

IN PICS: Devotees throng Pashupatinath Temple as the holy month of Shrawan begins access_time2022-07-18

KATHMANDU, July 18: Shrawan, the fourth month in the Nepali calendar, marks the beginning of various Hindu festivals. Lord Shiva is widely worshiped in this month especially on Mondays.   Cosmetic shops are filled with red, yellow and g...

Season of green: Bangles, mehendi, beads and womanhood access_time2022-07-17

KATHMANDU, July 17: Shrawan, the fourth month in the Nepali calendar, marks the beginning of Hindu festivals. Cosmetic shops are filled with red, yellow and green bangles, pote, tika and henna.  Women wear bangles, especially green, red, and...

Jason Derulo invites emerging music artists to ‘take the stage’ with Tuborg open access_time2022-07-13

KATHMANDU, July 13: Emerging music artists from around the world have been given a once-in-a-lifetime mentoring experience with Jason Derulo, thanks to a new collaboration between the platinum selling music artist and Danish beer brand Tuborg. The p...

IN PICS: Bhanu Jayanti being observed today access_time2022-07-13

KATHMANDU, July 13: Bhanu Jayanti is being celebrated by the Nepalese community all over the world with a whole lot of grandeur and pomp.  The day commemorates the birth anniversary of the great poet Bhanubhakta Acharya. Known as the adikavi, B...

'She Decides Movement' working to create a world where every girl and woman can decide what to do with her body access_time2022-07-12

KATHMANDU, July 12: 'She Decides Movement', a global movement working for betterment of girls in over 27 different countries, is laying new milestones in Nepal to create a world where every girl and woman can decide what to do with her body. ...

IN PICS: Muslims observe Bakra Eid in capital access_time2022-07-10

JULY 10: Eid al-Fitr, which is popularly known as Eid or Ramadan Eid, marks the end of the sacred month of Ramadan where Muslims fast from dawn to dusk and recite the Holy Quran and offers prayers to Allah while Eid ul-Adha (also known as Bakra Eid, Ba...

Sini Shetty crowned Miss India World 2022 access_time2022-07-04

MUMBAI, July 4: Sini Shetty from Karnataka was on Sunday announced the winner of Femina Miss India World 2022 title at the grand finale of VLCC Femina Miss India here. At the ceremony, hosted at the Jio World Convention Centre, Rajasthan’s Rub...

IN PICS: Jagannath Rath Yatra in capital access_time2022-07-01

KATHMANDU, July 1: Jagannath Rath Yatra was observed in Kathmandu on Friday. The Rath Yatra, also known as the Festival Of Chariots, was organized by International Society for Krishna Consciousness Nepal (ISKCON), was inaugurated by President Bidya ...

Nepali children clinch four awards including  ‘Little Prince International’ and ‘Little Princes International’ in Indonesia access_time2022-06-30

KATHMANDU, June 30: Karma Kalasang Surute and Aayu Khatri from Nepal were crowned  ‘Little Prince International 2022’ and ‘Little Princes International 2022’ in Bali in Indonesia. Likewise, Krisha Khadki was crowned &lsq...

IN PICS: Paddy plantation kicks-off access_time2022-06-29

KATHMANDU, June 29: Asar 15 (the 15th day in the third month in the Nepali calendar) is marked as the Ropain Diwas or Dhan Diwas (National Rice Plantation Day or National Paddy Day) annually. This day farmers plant saplings in the field and it is of...

IN PICS: Fire breaks out at Baluwatar access_time2022-06-29

KATHMANDU, June 28: A fire broke out at a building at Baluwatar in Kathmandu on Wednesday morning. As many as five fire brigades have been deployed to bring the situation under control. Here are some pictures taken by Ratopati photojournalist Sub...

Habitat for Humanity Nepal calls for national policy on housing microfinance access_time2022-06-21

KATHMANDU, June 21: Over 60 participants from the microfinance industry, donor, community, and the regulator took part in a recent workshop in Hotel Himalaya, Lalitpur, that advocated for a national policy to support low-income families in accessing ho...