Ghodaghodi Lake, maintaining a delicate balance between culture and nature

One of the most eco-diverse lakes in Nepal, the Ghodaghodi Lake is located on the slopes of the Siwalik Hills

The Himalayan Times

The Himalayan Times is an English-language newspaper distributed in Nepal. The Himalayan times has been a recent entry into the

Kathmandu University

Kathmandu University (KU) is the third oldest university in Nepal. It is located in Dhulikhel about 35Km east of Kathmandu.

Ranipokhari, the Queen’s pond

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Ranipokhari, meaning Queen’s pond, is the artificial square-shaped pond in the heart of Kathmandu. History relates the pond to King

Fewa Lake and The Taal Barahi

Fewa Lake in Pokhara is the second largest lake in Nepal. It covers an area of about 4.43 sq. km

The Beautiful Village of Tansen

Tansen is one of the few ‘off-the-beat-track’ destinations in Nepal in the ancient hill of Tansen. Midway between Indian border

Combating women exploitation with Anuradha Koirala

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Born on 14 April 1949 to Colonel Pratap Singh Gurung and Laxmi Gurung, Anuradha Koirala was brought up in a

Sarangi, a true Nepali Instrument

Sarangi is a true Nepali musical instrument. It is a stringed wooden instrument that is carved in a single piece

Kumari Chhen, House of the Holy

The Kumari Chhen is the home of Living Goddess Kumari. The house is also called Kumari Bahal or Kumari Temple

Rafting in Nepal

Nepal is home to eight out of the fourteen highest peaks in the world. From these mighty Himalayas, thundering rivers

Lung Ta, the Prayer Flags in Nepal

A prayer flag is a colorful panel of rectangular cloth, often found strung along mountain ridges and peaks high in

Butter Candles, candles that illuminate wisdom

Butter candles are used in nearly every Nepalese temple, household and altar for religious purposes. The light from the flame

The Janaki Mandir in Janakpur

The beautiful Janaki Mandir is a Hindu temple at the heart of Janakpur. Fully built in bright white, the temple

Dharahara or The Bhimsen Tower

Towering like a lighthouse over Kathmandu, the Bhimsen Tower or Dharahara is an edifice of architectural importance. Situated in Sundhara,

astitwa.com

astitwa.com is an original innovative website created by Astitwa Team and Xclusive Minds Pvt. Ltd. for Nepalese women. It is

The Teechi Festival in Upper Mustang

Try something different during your holidays. Go watch the indigenous people of the Upper Mustang Region in Lo-Manthang celebrate the

Kite Flying in Nepal

It is September, the season of kite flying in Kathmandu. Rising above the city’s skyline and up above the buildings,

Nabin K Bhattrai, a talented Nepali singer

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Nabin K. Bhattrai is noted and admired all over Nepal for his contribution in Nepali music. Nabin K. Bhattarai is

Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve

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Although hunting and conservation seem to be at the opposite ends of the spectrum, at Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, this is

Upanayana, a religious Hindu ritual

Upanayana is a ritual in which a young boy is invested with a sacred thread, called Janai or Janeu to

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