The Tharu community in Chitwan have demanded a public holiday on the occasion of the Jitiya festival.The 13th district convention of Tharu Kalyankari Sabha (Welfare Assembly), Chitwan issued the 'Bharatpur declaration', seeking public holidays for the 'Jitiya' and 'Yamosha (Priti Aunshi)' festivals.
With the erection of the ceremonial pole 'Yosin', Yenya or Indra Jatra began in the capital on Tuesday. Although marked across Kathmandu Valley as well as in Kavrepalanchowk and Dolakha, the festival is most strongly associated with the city of Kathmandu, perhaps because the celebrations here are widely covered by the media and are also attended by the head of state, foreign dignitaries and high-ranking government and security officials.
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Sudan Kirati, has said the procurement process of aircraft for the national flag-carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has neared the final phase.
An autobiography titled ‘Deuta Banaune Manchhe’ of the esteemed artist Kalu Kumale (Krodhkala Shiromani) was officially launched during a ceremony held in Lalitpur on Tuesday. Vice President Ramsahay Prasad Yadav had the honour of unveiling this book, which was presented by the Institute for Socio-Cultural Research & Analysis.
An art campaign aimed at cultivating a sense of cultural and heritage identity on the vacant walls of Birendranagar's market area in Surkhet, the capital of Karnali Province, has been launched.
Sagar Lamsal Kshetri, popularly known as ‘Bale Boro’, is a renowned figure in the realms of comedy serials and music videos. Born in Biruwa Rural Municipal
Sanjhya Sahitya has resumed its poetry campaigning. It is mentioned that the motive of the group is to promote budding poets and honour the established ones. “We generally presented three poets of three generations every month. Doing that we followed the rule of inclusiveness. Now we are going to change the format,” Ram Gopal Ashutosh, one of the campaigners of the group, said. Based in Bhaktapur, this is a group of some promising po
Guests from the United States of America and China will visit Nepal to observe the Indra Jatra cultural festival in the Kathmandu Valley, said the Kathmandu Metropolitan City.
Screenwriters in the US say they have reached a tentative deal with studio bosses that could see them end a strike that has lasted nearly five months.
The World Tourism Day will be marked by organising various programmes in Lakeside, Pokhara, on September 27. The Pokhara Tourism Council, in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry, Tourism, and Environment of Gandaki Province, Pokhara Metropolitan City and the Nepal Tourism Board, is organising the 44th World Tourism Day. The festival, including a mini street festival, will be organised from Barahi Chowk to Khahare Chowk starting at 5pm on Wednesday.
The upcoming film ‘Rangeli’, whose shooting is now in progress, will have its grand premiere in Australia. Executive producer Jeetendra Khatiwoda has revealed that the movie, scheduled for release in Nepal on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivaratri on March 8, will have its premiere in Australia during the last week of January. A team comprising Nepali actors will travel to Australia for
When I remember the dream, the past and the youth, I see you there Missing them, I smile and forget my sorrow, I see you there No, I do not accept at all that there is no god Missing the god, I close my eyes and I see you there
Approximately Rs. 8.8 million, which was collected from the Bahini Pathivara Temple, located in Kattadanda in Rong Rural Municipality of Ilam district, has been discovered to have been embezzled. An investigation carried out by the Rong Rural Municipality has unveiled this embezzlement.