Durga Inverted, Oil on canvas + stitched canvas, Kurchi Dasgupta

This Dashain, two instances where Mahishashura won

Nepal’s biggest festival – a ten day observation of different manifestations of Goddess Parvati taking the form of Durga Devi to destroy Mahishasura, and the following five days of Tika as a... Read more »

To solve traffic problems along Naubise-Kalanki stretch, govt ‘bans’ heavy vehicles

The government has banned heavy vehicles having 10-18 wheels along the Naghdhunga-Naubishe road section in Prithivi Highway throughout the festive season. The move came after a 35-year old Rup Lal Sah, of... Read more »

Government officials not paid even in Dashain at Baitadi

With the arrival of Dashain, civil servants from four government offices in Baitadi have yet to receive their salary, making it difficult for them to celebrate the festival. The staffers at the... Read more »

15 vehicles fined for overcharging

At least 15 public vehicles have been penalised for charging high fare to passengers heading to their destinations for Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals. The Department of Transport Management found the vehicles... Read more »

Govt allows public vehicles to operate without route permits for next one week

The Department of Transport Management has opened route permit for public vehicles from today. In order to ease travel of incoming and outgoing passengers with the grand festivals of Nepali, Dashain, Tihar... Read more »

MTPO plans to ban Four-wheelers in busy shopping areas

Metropolitan Traffic Police Office (MTPO) is planning to ban four-wheelers in the busy shopping areas in Kathmandu Valley in its bid to ease traffic congestion during the Dashain festival. The MTPO has... Read more »

Dharke-Sitapaila road to be opened as alternative route for Dashain

In order to ease Dashain traffic along the Naubise-Nagdhunga-Thankot road section, the authorities are making preparations to use Dharke-Sitapaila road as an alternative route. More than half of the people living in... Read more »

Govn to deploy three thousand police personnel for festival security

A total of 3,535 police personnel have been deployed in the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) with an aim to minimise crimes and maintain safe and secure environment in the Capital during Dashain,... Read more »

Booking of buses for Dashain to start from tomorrow

Passengers will be able to book their tickets for Dashain festival from tomorrow after the government agreed to fulfill demands of Federation of Nepal Transportation Entrepreneurs to increase fare prices. Saraj Sitaula,... Read more »
Fuel lines at Sajha Petrol Pump reaches Labim Mall

Motorists queue for fuel as ‘fuel tankers’ join strike against Criminal Code

Queues outside petrol stations in the valley has lengthened since early morning as fuel tanker drivers joined the protests by transport workers demanding they repeal certain sections of the ‘Criminal Code’. The... Read more »