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Bivaha Panchami festival being celebrated today

Sun, Dec 01, 2019
Kathmandu, Dec 1 The Bivaha Panchami festival is being celebrated throughout the country today by worshipping and paying homage to Shree Ramchandra and Sita. This religious and cultural festival is observed on..

Banepali's solo art exhibition in Bangladesh

Tue, Nov 26, 2019
Kathmandu, Nov 26 A Nepali artist has organized a solo art exhibition in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.  Deependraman Banepali from Bhaktapur organized the exhibition as the guest artist of the International..

International Drama and Folk Art festival begins

Thu, Nov 21, 2019
Janakpurdham, Nov 21 An international drama and folk art festival began here on Wednesday with a slogan 'our culture, our identity'.  Representatives of drama groups/ organizations and folk artists from Nepal and..

Both Muslim, Hindu observing Muharram festival in Rupandehi

Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Kapilvastu, Sept 10  While the Muslims across the country are observing the Muharram festival, the Hindus in Rupandehi district are also celebrating this festival with equal importance.  The festival that falls on..

Devotees throng Shiva shrines on special Monday

Mon, Jul 22, 2019
Kathmandu, July 22  Devotees have thronged the shrines dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva across the country, including the Pashupatinath, Gokarneshwar and Nageshwar temples here, from early morning today in observance..

'Taste of Harmony' concert to be organized in Pokhara tomorrow

Fri, Jul 05, 2019
Pokhara, July 5 'Harmony: The Modern Songstresses of Pokhara', an organisation of female singers based in Pokhara, is going to organize a concert entitled 'Taste of Harmony: Taradevi and Aruna Lama..

Protest launched demanding annulment of Guthi Bill

Wed, Jun 19, 2019
Kathmandu, June 19 Stakeholders concerned have launched a protest today in the central capital, Kathmandu, demanding a scrap of the Guthi Bill. Protestors who came from different parts of the..

President Bhandari worships at Bageshwori Temple

Wed, Jun 05, 2019
Banke, June 6  President Bidya Devi Bhandari conducted puja at Bageshwori Temple of Nepalgunj this morning. The President conducted puja and received prasad, said personal joint secretary of the President, Dipa..

Chief Minister Sherdhan Rai's message on Eid Ul Fitre

Wed, Jun 05, 2019
Biratnagar, June 6 Biratnagar, June 6 (RSS): State 1 Chief Minister Sherdhan Rai has extended best wishes to all Muslim brothers and sisters on the occasion of the Eid Ul Fitre,..

Man, who sacrificed child to god, held

Thu, May 30, 2019
Janakpurdham, May 30 Police have made public a man arrested on charge of sacrificing a child in the name of god amid a press conference in the district police office in..

Land encroachment continues at holy land, Devghat

Tue, May 21, 2019
Chitwan, May 21 More than 27 bighas public land towards Chitwan side has been encroached upon in the name of constructing temples and shrines at Devghat. Devghat is a famous..

Devghat demands budget appropriation of Rs 100 million

Thu, May 16, 2019
Bharatpur, May 16 Devghat Area Development Committee has demanded appropriation of budget of Rs 108.88 million for the fiscal year 2019/20.  The budget amount has been demanded to execute the master plan..

Gurung museum faces financial crisis

Thu, May 02, 2019
Country's only Gurung museum based in Taplejung headquarters Fungling has failed to operate well due to financial crisis.  The cultural museum which was established by local Gurung community people to contribute..

Gurung museum faces financial crisis

Thu, May 02, 2019
Hetauda, May 2 Country's only Gurung museum based in Taplejung headquarters Fungling has failed to operate well due to financial crisis.  The cultural museum which was established by local Gurung community people..

State minister sees need for cultural revolution to revise discriminatory practic

Wed, May 01, 2019
Ranjha, Banke, May 1  State 5 social development minister Sudarshan Baral has said a cultural campaigning is necessary to increase public awareness against violence against women.  In his address to a regional..

Budgetary constraint pushes Magar museum into verge of closure

Wed, Apr 24, 2019
Rolpa, April 24  The ethnographic Magar museum in Rolpa, hill district in State 5, is in the verge of a closure due to paucity of budget.  The museum featuring culture and..

223 heritage sites reconstructed

Wed, Apr 24, 2019
Kathmandu, April 24 So far 223 cultural heritage sites, damaged in the 2015 earthquake, have been reconstructed. Of them, 161 were reconstructed through the Department of Archaeology, 20 through Pashupati Area..

Nine injured in clashes on final day of Bisket Jatra

Fri, Apr 19, 2019
Bhaktapur, April 19 At least nine people were injured in clashes that took place during the ritual ceremony of pulling Hindu God Bhairav's chariot on Thursday evening on the final day..

Bhikkhu Mahasthabir elected TBBF's Sanghanayaka

Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Kathmandu, April 17 The All Nepal Bhikkhu Association has elected Bhikkhu Gyanpurnik Mahasthabir the seventh Sanghanayaka of Theravada Buddhism Bhikkhu Federation (TBBF). Mahasthabir replaced Bhikkhu Ashwaghosh, who passed away on April 5.The..

'Cosmetic celebration wanes Holi significance'

Tue, Mar 19, 2019
Bejhad, March 19 The traditional importance of and attraction to Holi celebration is waning with the rise in cosmetic cultural practices in rural areas lately.  It is often shared indigenous celebration of..

Mahayagya at Pashupati for casting Lord Shiva idol at Devghatdham

Tue, Mar 12, 2019
Kathmandu, March 12  Preparation is being made to organise Mahayagya in the federal capital, Kathmandu, for the collection of metals in the making of 30-feet tall idol of Lord Shiva.  The metal..

Allo products alluring visitors in festival

Sun, Mar 10, 2019
Kathmandu, March 10  The products made up of Allo thread and fiber have allured visitors in the 15th International Industrial Trade Fair and Cottage Industry Festival- 2019 underway at Bhrikutimandap in..

Cultural diversity is Nepal's identify-PM Oli

Thu, Mar 07, 2019
Kathmandu, March 7  Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said cultural diversity was the identify of Nepali.  Prime Minster Oli said this in a message of greetings delivered on the occasion of..

About Mallika Karki

Wed, Mar 06, 2019
Kathmandu, 6th March Mallika Karki (januka) is a popular singer from Nepal (born in Sijuwa, Morang District). .She has been singing since childhood and is able to sing in multiple languages,..

Magar festival commences

Wed, Feb 20, 2019
Parbat, Feb 20 The First Magar Festival has kicked off here today aimed at collecting funds for the preservation of the culture of the Magar community that is under threat. Gandaki Province..

Dang temple priests join hands to stop child marriage

Sun, Feb 17, 2019
Lamahi, Dang, Feb 17 (RSS) (Aahanews)  Temple priests of Dang district have gone out of their way to stop child marriage. They have joined their hands to eradicate under-age marriage after..

Locals team up for protecting Peepal tree

Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Bejhad, Feb 12 (RSS) (Aahanews)  Locals of Rambha Rural Municiplaity-1, Saghaha have teamed up for the protection of Peepal trees.  They have joined their hands in the campaign of protecting Peepal tree..

Province-3 announces public holiday on Lhosar

Mon, Feb 04, 2019
Hetauda, Feb 4 (RSS)(Aahanews): The Province-3 government has decided to grant public holiday on the occasion of Sonam Lhosar.  Issuing a release on Sunday, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law announced..

Dang pilgrimage sites teeming with visitors

Mon, Jan 14, 2019
Tulasipur, Jan 14 (RSS) (Aahanews)  An increasing number of visitors from Nepal and abroad are visiting the Bahrakune Lake and Bagarbaba Rihar at Deukhuri in Dang district and the historic pilgrimage..

NC will stay away from religion: Mahasamiti meeting

Mon, Dec 31, 2018
Kathmandu, Dec 31 (RSS) (Aahanews)  Nepali Congress, which has been the focal point of democracy, will stay away from mingling politics with religion as concluded by the party Mahasamiti meeting. The..
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