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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

Nepal’s God of Sight eye doctor to expand work beyond…

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA:LUMBINI, Nepal (AP) — Just next to the Mayadevi temple where Buddha was born more than 2,600 years

SC issues interim order to not halt Bisket jatra

BHAKTAPUR: The Supreme Court has issued an interim order to not halt the celebration of Bisket jatra, a cultural festival

In Easter speech, pope calls wars in pandemic ‘scandalous’

By FRANCES D'EMILIO, VATICAN CITY (AP):- Pope Francis in his traditional Easter Sunday address denounced as “scandalous” how armed conflicts

Holi, festival of colors, being observed today

KATHMANDU:- Fagu Poornima or Holi, the festival of colors, is being observed in hilly areas, including the capital city, today

Holi formally begins in Mithilanchal

JALESHWOR: Holi, the festival of colours, has officially kicked off in Mithilanchal today. A 15-day procession named Mithila Madhyamiki Parikrama

Jaleshwor Municipality declares public holiday today for Madhyamiki festival

MAHOTTARI: Jaleshwor Municipality has declared today a public holiday on the occasion of the Mithila Madhyamiki Parikrama festival and fair.

SC’s verdict paves way for golden jalahari in Pashupatinath temple

KATHMANDU:- The Supreme Court's verdict today is likely to facilitate the installation of a golden jalahari at the Shivalinga of

Pashupatinath temple to open as usual

KATHMANDU: The Pashupatinath temple will now be opened from 5am to 7pm daily for paying of homage. The temple would

250,000 plus pilgrims pay homage to Pashupatinath till late morning

KATHMANDU:- Despite the threat of coronavirus infection looms large, the devotees across the country are thronging the Shiva temples today