6,000 security personnel, 5,000 volunteers to manage Pashupati crowd on Shivaratri

Kathmandu, March 3 The Pashupati Area Development Trust says it is mobilising around 6,000 security personnel and 5,000 volunteers to manage the crowd of devotees in the Pashupati area on the day of Mahashivaratri. Hindus across the world are celebrating the annual festival on Monday this year. Thousands of visitors, mainly Nepalis and Indians, visit […]

Chronicles of the Himalayas: This game aims to take Nepali culture to the world

Born and brought up in Butwal of western Nepal, just a few kilometres north of the Indian town of Sunauli, Uday Gurung watched a lot of Hindi TV cartoons during his childhood. Perhaps this is why, he frequently utters ‘agar’, which means ‘if’ or ‘although’ in Hindi, when he talks to people in Nepali. But, […]