Flood woes (Photo feature)

August 15, 2017 08:22 am

KATHMANDU, August 15: Floods caused by the incessant downpour across the country that inundated many human settlements have claimed lives of many persons.  They have disrupted transport system by destroying roads and bridges. In Some areas, Nepal Army had to use  a make-shift bridge to take relief materials to the victims. Even some wild animals such as a deer and a rhino fell prey to the torrents of water. After the floods disrupted the power supply,   people have been reduced to living in darkness at a night time. The pictures showing these scenarios are shown below:

KATHMANDU, August 14: People around the world who believe in Lord Krishna are celebrating his birthday today with gusto. They have thronged Krishna temples in different parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, August 12: Hundreds of people marched on Saturday in support of Dr Govinda KC, who is in hunger strike since 20 days demanding that the government bring in the Medical Education Act, slash the fees for postgraduate studies in medicine from Rs 3.1 million to 2.2 million, appoint four assistant deans and the campus chief at IOM immediately, and probe the irregularities of TU officials and take action against them.

Gaiety Gaijatra (Photo feature)

August 8, 2017 15:16 pm

KATHMANDU, August 8: The traditional festival of Gaijatra or the 'cow festival' is being observed from today in the three cities of Kathmandu Valley and some other places in the country amidst fun, gaiety, humor, satire and entertainment.

KATHMANDU, July 17: A large number of devotees lined up from 2 am today at the gate leading to Pashupati temple. However, the gate was opened at 3 am only.

KATHMANDU, JULY 11: Federation of Women Entrepreneurs’ Associations of Nepal (FWEAN) celebrated their anniversary for the first time on the occasion of completing fourteen years on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Deliberation on the budget of fiscal year 2017/18 has been going on at the Parliament. However, an insignificant number of lawmakers can been seen at the Parliament.

Garden of Dreams (photo feature)

July 6, 2017 12:17 pm

KATHMANDU: Garden of Dreams is situated in the midst of Kathmandu city. It was built by the late Field Marshal Kaiser Shumsher Rana in the early 1920s, with the help of Kishor Narsingh, an architect who designed and constructed Singha Durbar. Garden of Dreams was earlier known as the ‘Garden of Six Seasons’.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The 14th National Paddy Day was marked throughout the country including the Kathmandu Valley today, organizing various programs.

BIRATNAGAR, June 28: People in 334 local units of 35 districts are casting their votes in the second phase of election. Despite rain and rice planting season, people are enthusiastically participating in the voting since the polls opened at 7 am.