This sports club provides free workout sessions to community members to counter the stress caused by the pandemic
Norbulingka Sports Club at Tibetan Refugee Camp in Jawalakhel, which began work out sessions from May 17, provides face shields and gloves for free and social distancing is maintained during the workout.
Kathmandu is not a city for pedestrians and these photos prove it
Walking in Kathmandu can be a nightmare. Don't take our word for it — let these photographs do the talking.
Agitated residents, traders shut down unrepaired Bouddha road
The Bouddha Trade Association, local residents and business owners in Bouddha shut down the Tushal-Jorpati Road stretch for hours on Thursday, demanding an immediate construction of the 11.46-km Chabahil-Sankhu Road section that has been stalled for years.
People in wheelchairs pull down recently built sidewalks, demand disabled-friendly infrastructure
On Thursday afternoon, around 20 people in wheelchairs gathered at Jorpati and pulled down recently built sidewalks to protest against the authorities’ apathy towards their right of movement while constructing infrastructure in the city.
This couple has been repairing harmoniums for four decades—and they're still in demand
Hareram Shah and his wife have been repairing these musical instruments for over 40 years and his skills are still in demand
At the Nepal International Theatre Festival, two plays show that language is no barrier to understanding theatre
The modest stage design sets the perfect backdrop for the deep, dark secrets of a mother to unravel slowly. Anna pours her heart out in her notebook, detailing everything including her extramarital affair, all of which come to life in the play Private Confessions, as her daughter goes through its pages long after death.
These sisters crush truck full of stones to earn their living
Titi Rokaya and Srikala Rokaya spend their entire day crushing stones at the old mining vicinity in Chobhar, Kathmandu. Originally from Humla, the Rokaya sisters came to Kathmandu with their husbands in search of a better livelihood.
Singha Durbar: Where expensive cars go to die
Singha Durbar, the major administrative hub of the country, is converting into a junkyard of old and abandoned government vehicles. Almost every ministry premises inside the government complex has at least one vehicle that’s been left unused for a prolonged period.
During Tihar, long, bulbous garlands of marigolds hang from the eaves of roofs and the arches of doorways. They are wreathed around images of gods and goddesses and depending on what day it is, they adorn dogs, cows, oxen and humans. These flowers bring fragrance, light and aesthetics to Tihar.
‘Justice for Nirmala’ campaigners protest outside Singha Durbar (In photos)
Members of “Justice for Nirmala” campaign organised a protest at the south gate of Singha Durbar in Kathmandu on Thursday.
Local goat-farming investments surge
Sindhupalchok district is witnessing a new wave of investments in goat farming, as locals are keenly capitalising on the growing demand for goat meat, which reaps excellent returns. The district’s locals have been switching to investing in goat farming disregarding jobs in other sectors, such as farming and foreign employment.
Commuters bear the brunt as BIMSTEC keeps vehicles off the road (With photos)
Travellers and commuters in Kathmandu valley have been at the receiving end as vehicles remained off the road for large parts as part of security preparations for BIMSTEC summit.
In pictures: Balaju Baise Dhara festival
Hundereds of Hindu devotees thronged to Balaju Park to take the annual ritual shower at the Baise Dhara (22 water spouts) in the Capital on Saturday.
Second Pinkathon Kathmandu held (With photos)
The second Pinkathon Kathmandu, a running competition for women to raise awareness about their health related issues, was held in Kathmandu on Saturday.