“Timi Jaha Pani Janchhau”, is a revolutionary Nepali hip-hop song released in the early 2000s by Girish and Pranil aka “GP”. The song was an instant hit among the younger Nepali generation and a major success for hip-hop music in Nepal. The song was included on their first album “Back Again”. It is believed that […]
King Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah, Princess Shruti Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah, and Price Nirajan Bir Bikram Shah of Nepal (from bottom to top) during their teenage years. All three of them were brutally murdered in Nepal’s Royal Massacre occurred on the 1st June 2001 at the Narayanhiti Palace, Kathmandu, the then-residence of the Nepalese […]
Labour Day also known as International Workers’ Day or May Day is a celebration of laborers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labor movement which occurs every year on the 1st of May. History of Labour Day.Labor Day, an annual celebration of workers and their achievements, originated during one of American […]
The town also had the regional jail and army post. Because of Dhankuta’s isolation from the lowland Terai and from Kathmandu, it was in many ways a self-governing area.
Kathmandu Durbar Square, A UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of three squares within Kathmandu Valley in Nepal. Durbar Square (durbar translates to “palace” or “a court held by a prince”) is an important site for Buddhist and Hindu rituals, holy ceremonies, royal events, and kingly coronations. Surrounded by fountains, ancient statues, small ponds, and […]
The Nepalese Chamber of Commerce, Lhasa closed down after a year. It was revived in 1947 with Triratna Man Tuladhar, of the business house of Chhusingsyar, as president.
Nepalese men line up to buy rice in Kathmandu in the 1960s. Rice was the most expensive of all grains, and even in places like Kathmandu, it was the preferred choice of grain for the ruling class of Ranas and other elite groups. However, in the villages, the only people who could afford rice were […]
The Battle of Tunisia was a series of battles that took place in Tunisia during the North African campaign of the Second World War, between Axis and Allied forces from 17 November 1942 to 13 May 1943. Tunisia is the northernmost country in Africa. Three major axis forces were Germany, Italy, and Japan. Similarly, three […]
Tri-Chandra Multiple Campus, more commonly known as Tri-Chandra College, is a constituent campus of Tribhuvan University located in Ghantaghar, Kathmandu. Found in 1918 by then Rana Prime Minister Chandra Shumsher, it is the oldest institute of higher learning in Nepal. The current name Tri-Chandra is a truncated combination of two words: Tribhuvan for King Tribhuwan […]
Kakre Bihar is a small hillock in the middle of the Surkhet Valley. On top of this hillock is a 12th-century stone temple, which shows that the people of the region practiced Hinduism along with Buddhism. The carved stones and bronze statues reflect the images of Buddha and many Hindu gods and goddesses including Saraswati […]