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Making Chaku for Maghe Sankranti Festival

Making Chaku for Maghe Sankranti Festival

On the first day of the Nepali month of Magh, Maghe Sankranti is celebrated. Newari community offer a combination of Chaku with butter (ghee), yam and beaten rice to each other.

It is believed that consuming Chaku promotes good health and warmth in the cold months. Here is a photo feature that shows how Chaku is prepared and sent to market. 

Last Updated ( Friday, 15 January 2016 07:15 )

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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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Indra Jatra: Photo Feature

 Indra Jatra: Photo Feature

The erection of a long wooden Log (Yo: Shin) pole in Hanumandhoka Durbar Square on September 25, 2015 marked the beginning of Indra Jatra festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. I...

Last Updated ( Sunday, 27 September 2015 11:03 )

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Gai Jatra this year

Gai Jatra this year

Gai Jatra is celebrated every year all around the country. This festival is observed in the memory of their recently deceased family members. In Kirtipur Municipality Gai...

Last Updated ( Monday, 31 August 2015 09:35 )

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Bagh Bhairab festival celebrated

Bagh Bhairab festival celebrated

Bagh Bhairav Jatra is the festival of Kirtipur. Bagh Bhairav Jatra is performed on the first day of Bhadra (Nepali Calendar). An idol of Bagh Bhairav, especially ma...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 27 August 2015 12:31 )

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Devotees celebrated Last Monday of Shrawan

Devotees celebrated Last Monday of Shrawan

Shrawan Month (July – August) is one of the holiest months in a traditional Hindu calendar. Devotees performs religious rituals, make bartas (Fasting), celebratio...

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 18 August 2015 22:35 )

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Celebrating defeat of the mythical demon Ghantakarna 'Gathamuga'

Celebrating defeat of the mythical demon Ghantakarna 'Gathamuga'

The festival takes place during the month of Shrawan (July/August). This year it was celebrated on August 12, 2015. On this day, people wear metal rings, which believed...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 13 August 2015 12:05 )

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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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