Chhath Parva, the festival which is symbolic of purity, good will and faith, is being celebrated across the country with much fanfare and enthusiasm. During the festival, devotees worship and offer arghya (offering of water) to the setting and rising sun, wishing prosperity, happiness, well-being and long life of family members. The Hindu festival dedicated
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During Tihar, row of different stalls laden with these flowers are seen on the either side of Kathmandu’s streets Tihar is at the doorstep. It is the second biggest Nepali festival after Dashain. Crow is worshipped on Kaag Tihar, the first of the five-day-long festival. Dogs get special treatment on the second day, called Kukur Tihar. On
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Shopping is an integral part of life. With the arrival of  Tihar, one of the most awaited festivals in Nepal, one simply can’t refrain from shopping. This five-day long festival is also known as Deepawali or Yama Panchak. It began on Monday. The festival not only recognizes divinity but also animals and birds who contribute
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With the impact of pollutants in the atmosphere for an absence of rainfall, the temperature across the country including the Kathmandu valley has dipped in recent days. The minimum temperature of Kathmandu was recorded 8.6 degree Celsius on Sunday. According to meteorologist Meen Kumar Aryal, current severity of cold was the natural trend and ruled
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Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is planning to buy 13 more large planes within the next five years. The NAC executive committee has decided to expand the international fleet of the national flag carrier by acquiring five more wide-body aircraft and eight narrow-body planes. “On Tuesday, the NAC’s executive committee approved a five-year plan to expand
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