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Krishna Kisi



Water crisis getting critical in Bhaktapur

February 21, 2018 02:30 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 21: Shortage of drinking water during the dry season has started taking a toll on the lives of the people of Bhaktapur.

‘Ranipokhari Tender’ a political satire

February 13, 2018 09:44 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 13: A drama named ‘Ranipokhari Tender’ was organized at Aastha Theater of Liwali, Bhaktapur for three days.

74 girls Participate in group bel-bibaha

February 10, 2018 13:07 PM

BHAKTAPIR, Feb 10: As many as 74 Newar girls got participated at a two-day long bel-bibaha (a Newar wedding custom), in Byasi, Bhaktapur on Wednesday.

Only 23 quake-damaged houses rebuilt in Bhaktapur

February 5, 2018 09:56 AM

Method Consultancy in association with Khwopa Engineering College, Liwali of Bhaktapur did a study on the reconstruction of buildings at Taulachhen Tole, Municipality ward number 9. According to their survey, only 23 buildings damaged due to the 2015 earthquakes out of 227 have been reconstructed.

Shree Swasthani Brata Katha Concludes

February 1, 2018 12:49 PM

The locals of Bhaktapur bid farewell to Shree Swasthani Brata Katha, a yearly ritual among Nepali Hindus, on Wednesday amid several programs.

A dance of Gods and Goddesses

January 28, 2018 09:02 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 28: This year’s annual Nava Durga Gana dance officially began on January 15 in Bhaktapur. The festival runs for eight months and concludes on the day of Bhalbhal Astami in the Nepali month of Shrawan. The first day of the Nava Durga Gana dance was showcased at Suryamadhi, ward number 9, Bhaktapur. Nava Durga Gana dance is also known as Angalakegu, which means catching fish in Newari language. However, the dance does not include any act of fishing.

Learning Chinese

January 27, 2018 13:00 PM

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 27: Students of Grades V, VI, and VII from Baal Vikash English Secondary School in Bhaktapur are learning Chinese language along with Chinese culture, art, songs, and dance as their regular curriculum.

Ranikot an attraction for domestic tourists

January 14, 2018 08:19 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 14: Ranikot at Suryabinayak Municipality ward number 7 of Bhaktapur has been emerging as one of the top destinations for domestic tourists. The specialty of this place is that it is located at a high altitude, and provides a scenic view of the Kathmandu Valley.

Learning dhime baja to preserve culture

January 10, 2018 13:19 PM

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 10: A group of youths at Bholachhen, Bhaktapur were busy learning the tricks of traditional musical instrument dhime baja on Tuesday. As many as 16 youngsters between the ages of eight to 22 years are in the learning group.

Newar group contributes to flourishing of flute culture

January 4, 2018 09:33 AM

Flutes that are usually played in every traditional ceremony of the Newar community have become a commercial product now. Madhyapur, Thimi-based Nikosera Flute Group in Bhaktapur is touted to be the first commercial flute group.

NWPP wins elections in Bhaktapur-1

December 11, 2017 15:51 PM

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 11: Nepal Workers Peasants Party (NWPP) candidate for Bhaktapur constituency-1 Prem Suwal has emerged victorious, defeating Nepali Congress candidate Baburaja Joshi.  Suwal secured 33, 076 votes while his closest rival Joshi got 17, 818 votes.

Bhaktapur farmers start using harvesting machine

October 30, 2017 07:37 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 29: Farmers of Bhaktapur have harvested paddy for the first time using a machine. The harvesting machine, named ‘Mini Command’, has helped farmers take a relief from hard manual labor harvesting the major staple crop.

Prajapatis busy making clay lamps

October 19, 2017 04:00 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 19: The Prajapati community of Bhaktapur is busy making palcha or clay lamps for Tihar.

Banmala locality enters busy season as Tihar nears

October 12, 2017 05:45 AM

TATHALI (BHAKTAPUR), Oct 12: Farmers of Banmala settlement in Tathali of Changu Narayan Municipality-9 are busy plucking Globe Amaranth flowers for the upcoming Tihar season.

PM Deuba’s India visit successful: State Minister Bista

August 29, 2017 14:54 PM

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 29: Minister of State for Information and Communications Tapta Bahadur Bista has claimed that Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s recent state visit to India has been successful.

Preliminary investigation hints damage could mount to billions

June 18, 2017 15:34 PM

BHAKTAPUR, June 18: Preliminary investigation showed that the fire in the Yeti Carpet Industry in Bhaktapur was caused by short-circuits in a transformer along side the industry.

Massive fire erupted in Yeti Carpet 8 hours ago still continues

June 18, 2017 07:24 AM

BHAKTAPUR, June 18: A huge fire that broke out on Saturday night at Yeti Carpet factory located in Sallaghari of Bhaktapur has not been taken under control yet.

Deuba govt working at behest of Delhi: Bijukchhe

June 14, 2017 15:39 PM

BHAKTAPUR, June 14: Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP) Chairman Narayan Man Bijukchhe has accused the Deuba government of working at the behest of India.

Couple found dead in rented room

June 1, 2017 18:39 PM

BHAKTAPUR, June 1: A couple was found dead in their rented room in Dadhikot of the district on Thursday.

10 held with narcotic drugs

May 26, 2017 19:47 PM

BHAKTAPUR, May 26: Police have arrested 10 people with narcotic drugs from Byasi of Bhaktapur Municipality-2 on Friday.