Shree Panchami festival being observed (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
Shree Panchami or Basanta Panchami, the festival is being marked today across the nation by worshipping Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge.
Devotees throng at Salinadi River (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
On the first day of this holy month-long festival, devotees have throng Salinadi River at Sankhu, in Sankharapur Municipality, in the northeast corner of the Kathmandu Valley.
Vendors sell Chaku, molasses, yams as Maghe Sankranti approaches (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
The festival is observed by eating various meals including sweets (laddus) made out of sesame seeds, Chaku (a dish made from concentrated sugarcane juice, jaggery, ghee, and nuts), sweet potatoes, and yams.
Tradition of making puffed rice in Ghonsar getting extinct in TeraiBy The Rising Nepal
With the decline in the use of different kinds of Ghonsar, a traditional earthen pot used to make puffed rice, the availability of tasty puffed rice in the Terai region has been decreasing.
Pashupatinath Temple reopens after nine months (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
The Pashupatinath Temple which remained closed for a hiatus of nine months since the enforcement of lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic has been opened for public entrance from 6.00 am today.
Bala Chaturdashi marked in Pashupatinath Temple (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
Bala Chaturdashi, which falls on Marga Krishna Chaturdashi every year, has been marked at Pashupatinath Temple in presence of a huge crowd despite the threat of the spread of COVID-19.
Dowry system and flashy weddings continue to gain momentum in Province 2By The Rising Nepal
Although voices are being raised and various efforts are being taken to wipe out the dowry system, which is the rooted cause for violence against women in Province 2, the wedding season this year has reflected the opposite. Neither the dowry system has been eradicated, nor have the ostentatious and flashy wedding celebrations toned down.
Govardhan Puja and Mha Puja being celebrated todayBy The Rising Nepal
Govardhan Puja, Goru Puja (Ox worship) and Mha Puja (Self worship) are being worshipped throughout the country today (Sunday).
Botes looking for gold to pay off Dashain debtBy The Rising Nepal
There is an old Nepali saying, “Dashain comes and brings happiness. Dashain goes and leaves debt.” This saying has unfortunately turned out to be true for Karna Bahadur Bote of Botegaun, Vyas Municipality - 10.
Marigolds blooming in Ichangu Narayan farms as Tihar is around the corner (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
As Tihar, the second biggest festival of Nepali Hindus, is around the corner, the farmers of Ichangu Narayan have been busy plucking the marigold flowers to make garlands.
Chhaupadi still in practice in few villages of TeraiBy The Rising Nepal
The superstitious belief that keeping menstruating women inside the house would make the god angry still, alias Chhaupadi, exists in few villages of Ghodaghodi, Gauriganga, Bardagoriya and Lamkichua Municipalities among others.
Traditional wooden houses built for earthquake victims in Rasuwa (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
The Gorkha earthquake in 2015 had destructed many houses and many families were displaced in Chilime area of Rasuwa. The locals of Chilime, who were living in tents for the last five years, have now shifted from tents to their place by building beautiful wooden houses.
Historical Rani Pokhari glowing at the night (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
The construction of the historical Rani Pokhari, which lies at the heart of Kathmandu, is at the final stage. Lights have been added at the Rani Pokhari premises and making the temple glow during the night.
Farmers on outskirts of Valley busy in post-harvest storage of paddy (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
In the post-harvest season, the farmers in the outskirts of the Valley are busy storing paddy. The crops planted in the monsoon season are now being packed in sacks.
Mustang, district in the Himalayas, rich in sports infrastructure (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
Along with the richness of natural heritages, the Mustang district which lies in between the Himalayas is also rich in sports infrastructures. Despite the district lacking enough infrastructures for development, due to the effort of the locals, Thak sports and cultural fests are organised annually in the district, thereby adding the sports infrastructures.
Relaxation of prohibitory order increases movement in markets (Photo Feature)14 Sep, 2020
Following the relaxation of the prohibitory order imposed in the Kathmandu Valley to curb COVID-19 spread, the vendors have started opening their shops from early morning.
Valley sees movement after relaxation of prohibitory order (Photo Feature)10 Sep, 2020
The traffic flow in the Kathmandu Valley increased on Thursday, following the relaxation of the prohibitory order, implemented from August 19 to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Juicy Marpha apples all set to reach market (Photo Feature)08 Sep, 2020
The locals of Marpha, Mustang, are actively working to pluck and sell the juicy ripened delicious apples, which are famous across the nation as the Marpha apples.
Sorha Shraddha begins from today (Photo Feature)02 Sep, 2020
Sorha Shraddha, also known as Pitri Paksha, has begun from today. The Pitri Paksha will end on September 16 this year.
Prohibitory order leaves Pokhara in desolation (Photo Feature)27 Aug, 2020
The Pokhara City, one of the main touristic hubs in Nepal, has been wearing a deserted look ever since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Nepal. The prohibitory order imposed in Pokhara has further left the city in desolation with no human movement.