Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand welcomes foreign tourists at Behaliya border point in Bhairaha on the occasion of the 43 International Tourism Day today.
Indra Jatra festival has formally begun. It is said that the Indra Jatra started formally at the auspicious time of 7:17 today morning (Wednesday).
Preparations for Indrajatra are going on at the Hanumandhoka Darbar area premises.
Spread over 6.889 square kilometres, Bhaktapur district has Ponds in every settlement and village. Bhaktapur, which has more than 50 Ponds, now has 34 protected Ponds.
The Kulpani Green Park located at Badahara, Gadhawa Rural Municipality-1, Dang has become an attractive destination for tourists.
Haritalika Teej, the biggest fasting festival of women in Hindu tradition, is being celebrated today.
Farmers in Chhayanath Rural Municipality-5 of Mugu district are busy this time around to harvest apples.
The nationwide general strike called by four parties along with Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party, has partial effects in Kathmandu.
Earlier, leader Giri's body was kept at NC central office in Sanepa for the last respects where CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda', CPN (Unified Socialist) Madhav Kumar Nepal, among leaders of the other parties, reached to pay their respects to leader Giri.
Janai Purnima and Gaijatra festivals are being celebrated at Patan Durbar square of Lalitpur district. On the occasion of Janai Purnima, those who wear the ‘Janai’ (the sacred thread) around their body from the left shoulder change the sacred thread after having a haircut and a bath on the occasion of ‘Janai Purnima’ also known as ‘Rishi Tarpani’.
Much of Europe is baking in record heat, which has exposed riverbeds and triggered restrictions on water use in many areas. Parts of the IJssel river, flowing north, are now so narrow that a ban has been imposed on ships passing each other.
On the occasion of the fourth Monday of Shrawan, the Bolbam devotees have taken bath at the Sundarijal in Bagmati River.
For the last few days, Kathmandu valley has been witnessing regular rainfalls. According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, there is a chance of heavy rainfall at one or two places in Bagmati Province today.