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In pictures: Holi 2016

In pictures: Holi 2016

Holi or Fagu Purima is one of the most awaited festivals in Nepal.  In Kathmandu valley and hill areas of Nepal it is celebrated on the full moon day of Falgun and next day in Terai. Here are few photographs showing how it was celebrated this  year. 

Last Updated ( Thursday, 24 March 2016 13:42 )

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Maha Shivaratri in Pashupatinath (Photo feature)

Maha Shivaratri in Pashupatinath (Photo feature)

Maha Shivaratri is one of the important festival for Hindus all around the world. This day is celebrated on the fourth day of waning moon in lunar month of Falgun. I...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 10 March 2016 06:40 )

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Festival of seven villages

Festival of seven villages

24 Dec 2015. Kirtipur. Nhegaa'n Jatra or festival of seven villages is the most important festival for people living south west corner of Kathmandu Valley. People in...

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 29 March 2016 07:08 )

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Bishnudevi Jatra celebrated at Panga

Bishnudevi Jatra celebrated at Panga

Dec 20 2015. Bisnudevi and Balkumari are important deities of Panga. Each year people of Panga celebrate 'Jatra' in the honor of these two deities. Special rituals,puja a...

Last Updated ( Sunday, 20 December 2015 07:42 )

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Nepal Sambat 1136 celebrated in Kirtipur

Nepal Sambat 1136 celebrated in Kirtipur

Kirtipur. 12 Nov 2015.Nepal Sambat is the national lunar Calendar of Nepal. The New year's day is first day of the waxing moon during the Swanti(Tihar) festival...

Last Updated ( Monday, 16 November 2015 15:31 )

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Opinion

On-field disputes in the National Games

The Seventh National Games concluded yesterday in Biratnagar. 

- Akash Maharjan




The Lost Opportunity

During the last 10 years of acute problem of power shortage(loadshedding), which now seems...

-Bibek Dangol

Know our places

 

BaghBhairab

Bagh Bhairab temple is one of the most popular temples dedicated to the God Bhairab in the...

 

Tau Daha

The place Taudaha takes its name from the lake Ta daha situated here from the time immemor...

 

Panga

Panga, is situated south-west of Kirtipur Municipality is a typical Newari settlement. On ...

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