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Renovation of Lichchavi period Gokarneswar Mahadev temple begins

KATHMANDU: Renovation of the Gokarneswar Mahadev temple including to replace its roof has begun. The three-storey Pagoda style temple was

Mother’s Day Celebrations in Nepal: Big fair to be organised…

KATHMANDU: Nepalese across the country are observing Matatirtha Aunsi in respect to their mother on today. An annual festival, Matatirtha Aunsi,

Preparation on to celebrate Buddha Jayanti in grand manner

KATHMANDU: Preparations are underway to celebrate the 2563rd Buddha Jayanti and Lumbini Day. Buddha Jayanti is celebrated to observe the

Indian American Sikh community celebrates Baisakhi festival in LA

LOS ANGELES: Southern California Based Indian American Sikh community organized Annual Kirtan Darbar and Nagar Kirtan Baisakhi festival with spirits

Serial Blasts In Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, Churches Hit,…

COLOMBO: Multiple explosions were reported in Sri Lanka's capital city Colombo on Sunday during Easter Sunday mass. People had gathered

Purnima Fair kicks off in Lord Buddha birth place Lumbini

RUPANDEHI: The Purnima Fair kicked off at the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Lumbini, today. Lumbini Sanskritik Municipality Mayor Manmohan Chaudhary

Extreme Easter: Flogging, crucifixions in Philippines

PAMPANGA, Philippines, (AFP): Hundreds of barefoot men beat themselves with flails and at least 10 were to be nailed onto

Lord Mahaveera’s 2618th birth anniversary observed

KATHMANDU: The 2618th birth anniversary of Mahaveer Swami, the pioneer of non-violence and the twenty-fourth 'tirthankara' of Jain religion was

Indian politicians banned for firebrand election comments

NEW DELHI, (AFP) - India's election watchdog on Monday banned two outspoken politicians from campaigning in the country's national vote

World Peace Worship commences at Swayambhu Stupa, Nepal

KATHMANDU: The 'Kagyur Text Recitation and 26th World Peace Worship' has commenced at Swoyambhu Bhagawanpau Stupa, Kathamandu, Nepal, wishing for

Nepalese food festival in Pakistan, ‘Kutumba’ presents cultural program

ISLAMABAD: Nepalese food festival was organised in different parts of Pakistan to mark the 60 years of the establishment of

Prez Bhandari inaugurates Muktidham

DHARAN: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has inaugurated newly constructed Shri Krishna Pranami Temple Muktidham at Itahari of Sunsari on Sunday.

For India’s prime minister, symbolism is political strategy

By EMILY SCHMALL, VARANASI, India, (AP) — In the Indian city Hindus consider the center of the world, Prime Minister

Brunei sultan calls for ‘stronger’ Islam, as sharia laws to…

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, BRUNEI, (AFP): Brunei's sultan called for Islamic teachings in the country to be strengthened as strict new

Pope: Women have ‘legitimate claims’ for justice, equality

By NICOLE WINFIELD, VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said in a document released Tuesday that women have “legitimate claims”

Two temples in Sankhu regained original forms

KATHMANDU: Two temples based in Sankhu – which were devastated in the Gorkha earthquake 2015 – have been reconstructed in

International Conference begins in Lumbini

RUPANDEHI: An international conference on role of ‘religion and culture for peace and reconciliation in the South Asia’ kicked off

International Sanskrit conference commences in Nepal

KATHMANDU: A three-day international Sanskrit conference that aims to endorse the ancient language as common treasure of Nepal and India

Police seek arrest warrant in K-pop sex video scandal

SEOUL, (AFP) - South Korean police Monday sought an arrest warrant for a K-pop star accused of filming and distributing

Mahayagya at Pashupati for casting Lord Shiva idol at Devghatdham

KATHMANDU: Preparation is being made to organise Mahayagya in the federal capital, Kathmandu, for the collection of metals in the