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2565th Buddha Jayanti today

KATHMANDU: The 2565th birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha- Buddha Jayanti- is being observed across the country by commemorating his contribution

Pope to Vatican’s own media workers: Who reads your news?

By NICOLE WINFIELD, ROME (AP) — Pope Francis challenged the Vatican’s own media employees Monday to essentially justify their continued

Cardinal Pell eyes a Vatican scandal he suspected long ago

By NICOLE WINFIELD, ROME (AP) — Cardinal George Pell is enjoying his first Roman spring since being exonerated of sex

Rato Machindranath Chariot pulled

LALITPUR:- The chariot of Rato Machindranath has been pulled on Wednesday, The chariot of Rato Machindranath, also worshipped as the

As India surges, Bangladesh lacks jabs, faces virus variants

By JULHAS ALAM, DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — India’s surge in coronavirus cases is having a dangerous effect on neighboring Bangladesh. Health

An online post helps both the hungry and a chef…

By MARIAM FAM: A few years ago, Mariam Yehia, her mom and a friend started a Ramadan tradition — they bought

Vatican No. 2 intervenes to shed light on Swiss Guard…

By NICOLE WINFIELD, ROME (AP) — The Vatican secretary of state has intervened personally to shed light on one of the

Religious festival stampede in Israel kills 44, hurts dozens

By JOSEF FEDERMAN, JERUSALEM (AP) — A stampede at a religious festival attended by tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews

Venezuela’s beloved ‘doctor of the poor’ to be beatified

By JORGE RUEDA, CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — With the austerity of a monk, a vocation to seek the good of others

US Catholic bishops may press Biden to stop taking Communion

By DAVID CRARY, When U.S. Catholic bishops hold their next national meeting in June, they’ll be deciding whether to send a

By FRANCES D'EMILIO, VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday decried as shameful the deaths of 130 migrants in

Proposals aim to end Church of England inaction over racism

By SYLVIA HUI,LONDON (AP) — A report aiming to tackle racism in the Church of England has recommended dozens of

Statues of Rama, Sita, Hanuman installed in Ayodhyadham

CHITWAN: Statues of Hindu deities Rama, Sita and Hanuman have been installed at Ayodhyadham in Madi, Chitwan district amid a

Statute installation in Ayodhyadham

CHITWAN: Work to install the life-size statues of Ram, Sita, Laxman and Hanuman in Ayodhyadham of Madi municipality-9 has been

Covid-19 adversely impacts Siruwa festival

JHAPA: The Siruwa festival observed by the indigenous communities especially from Jhapa, Morang and Sunsari districts has been badly affected

Judsheetal festival being observed in Mithilanchal

JANAKPURDHAM: The folk festival Judsheetal is being celebrated in Mithilanchal today amidst gaiety and fervor. This festival is considered special

Buddhakrishna to pierce his tongue for eighth time

Ramesh Giri, BHAKTAPUR: The tongue pierce festival being marked on Baishakh 2 every year is being marked this year too

Ghode Jatra observed

KATHMANDU: This year's Ghode Jatra was observed today amid fanfare in the capital city. President Bidya Devi Bhandari, also the

19 injured in first day of Bisket Jatra

BHAKTAPUR: Altogether 19 persons were injured in the Bisket jatra, a chariot pulling festival that began in Bhaktapur on Saturday.

Biska Jatra begins today

BHADGAUN: The renowned Biska (Bisket) jatra of Bhaktapur is beginning from today. The festival of cultural and historical importance is