International Yak Attack cycle race starts

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Lamjung / Nov 5: The 10th edition of the Yak Attack Bicycle Race, the bicycle race that is held in the high altitude in the Himalayas, began here today. The cycling competition is organised by the Mountain Biking Worldwide based in the UK and managed by the Yeti Trails under the Yeti Group of Companies […]

Sama-Chakeva festival begins


Mahottari / Nov 5: Sama-Chakeva, the ten-days of festivity, has begun amongst the Maithali communities from today. In the festival that celebrates brother-sister relationship, womenfolk submerge the clay idols of Sama-Chakeva in the pond or river or in the recently-ploughed land, preferably in the woods, on the eleventh day of full moon to mark the […]

Indian President Mukherjee wraps-up Nepal visit; says India together with Nepal’s journey of development and peace


Pokhara, Nov 4: Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has said that India would move ahead together in Nepal’s journey of development and peace. Addressing the Nepali ex-Indian army personnel here on Friday, President Mukherjee expressed the view that Nepal-India relations should be further consolidated in the days ahead. He said that he was very happy to […]

Chhath festival begins today

Chhat festival

Kathmandu / Nov. 4: The Chhath festival observed as common cultural symbol of the Tarai is being celebrated as per religious tradition and much fanfare starting from today. The festive fanfare has been seen in different parts including Ranipokhari, Gaurighat, Kupondole of Kathmandu valley as well. The festival is dedicated to the sun God, with […]

PM Dahal describes Mukherjee as one of supreme leaders of Asia


Kathmandu / Nov 3: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has described President of India, Pranab Mukharjee, as the supreme leader of Asia. Addressing a special convocation ceremony organised here today by the Kathmandu University (KU) to confer the Honorary D Litt title to the visiting President of India, the Prime Minister praised his role in […]

Kartik Naach begins today


Lalitpur / Nov 3: Patan’s popular Kartik Naach has begun from Thursday evening. The traditional dance based on the conducts of Lord Krishna takes place at Patan Durbar Square. The management committee shared that the Kartik Naach will prevail for 12 consecutive days. Committee Chairperson Kiran Manandhar said various castes and sub-castes of Newari community […]

President Bhandari and Indian President Mukherjee hold talks; discuss bilateral issues with PM Dahal


Kathmandu / Nov 2: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and President of India, Mr Pranab Mukherjee, had a meeting at the President’s Office, Shital Niwas today. In the meeting, President Bhandari and her Indian counterpart held discussions on the centuries-old Nepal-India relations and on various matters of mutual interest and concern, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

President Bhandari offers bhaitika; Foreign nationals also receive bhai tika


Kathmandu, Nov 1: President Bidya Devi Bhandari offered bhaitika to her younger brother Degendra Pandey at the auspicious hour of 11.52 am today on the occasion of the Bhaitika festival. The Bhaitika ritual and ceremony was held at the Presidential Palace, Sheetal Niwas. Mr Degendra’s other older sisters Kalpana Bhandari and Kabita Pandey also offered […]

BHAITIKA is being celebrated today by offering colorful Tika to brothers

bhai tika

Kathmandu / Nov 1: The most important day of Tihar, the festival of lights, is being marked today by offering Tika from sisters to their brothers. Sisters throughout the country offer ‘Tika’ to their brothers wishing them happiness, long life and prosperity on the occasion of Bhaitika. The auspicious hour today for offering the Tika […]

Nepal Sambat New Year 1137 and Mha Puja today; PM extends best wishes

Nepal Sambat

Kathmandu / Oct 31: The Nepal Sambat New Year 1137 is being celebrated across the country today amidst various programmes. The people of the Newar community have been celebrating the Nepal Sambat New Year’s Day at present. The Nepal Sambat is an indigenous calendar of Nepal. The Nepal Sambat or calendar year was begun by […]

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