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.
Haritalika Teej observed amid COVID-19 pandemic (Photo Feature)21 Aug, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, followed by the prohibitory order imposed in the Kathmandu Valley the Pashupatinath Temple, which used to be crowded by the Hindu women, had worn a deserted look on Friday.
Surya Adhikari’s wheelchair helps him through potholes, rivers with no bridge20 Aug, 2020
Adhikari works at the civil registration department of Hima Gaunpalika and has to travel to the district headquarters at least once a week for administrative purposes. And he travels the nine kilometers journey to the headquarters and nine kilometers back to Hima in his wheelchair.
Devotees worship Lord Krishna at Krishna Mandir, Patan from outside (Photo Feature)11 Aug, 2020
The Krishna Mandir of Patan used to observe a throng of Hindu devotees every year on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami, an annual festival of commemorating the birth of Lord Krishna. But this year, the Krishna Mandir remained closed due to the COVID-19 scare.
Gaijatra observed in memory of the departed souls (Photo Feature)04 Aug, 2020
The traditional festival of Gaijatra or the ‘cow festival’ is being observed today, Tuesday, in the three cities of the Kathamndu Valley and other places. The festival is celebrated by the Newar community in Kathmandu, Patan, Kritipur, Bhaktapur and other areas.
Janai Purnima observed today (Photo Feature)03 Aug, 2020
Janai Purnima, also popularly known as ‘Gunhu Punhi’ in the Newar Community, has been marked across the nation by the Hindus on Monday.
Marking first Monday of Shrawan, devotees worship Pashupatinath Temple from outside (Photo Feature)20 Jul, 2020
Today being the first Monday of the holy month of Shrawan, many Hindu women marked it worshipping the Pashupatinath from outside the temple premises.
Morang's Selife road gaining popularity (Photo Feature)17 Jul, 2020
The 1,100-metre long blacktopped road located southwest of Sunjhoda Bridge along the East-West Highway is indeed beautiful.
Aadikabi Bhanu Jayanti today13 Jul, 2020
Bhanu Municipality in Tahanu has decided to give public holiday on Monday on the occasion of Bhanu Jayanti. Mayor of the Municipality Uday Raj Gauli said that the public holiday had been announced to mark the Jayanti.
Guru Purnima observed05 Jul, 2020
The festival, also known as “Teacher’s Day”, is observed on the full moon day of Ashadh month as per the lunar calendar.