KATHMANDU—A steering committee (SC) meeting of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has been scheduled to take place on Thursday.
The meeting will take place in Singha Durbar under the chairmanship of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at 11 am today. The meeting will focus on the latest development of NRA works.Follow @gorkhapost
Maha Astami being observed today
KATHMANDU- Today Maha Astami festival is being observed throughout the country by the Hindus.
On this day, people offer special worship to the goddesses Mahakali, Mahalaxmi and Maha Saraswati. They also sacrifice goats and roosters.
People who do not sacrifice animals, offers sacrifices of various vegetables and fruits in place of animals.
Special Durgapuja and prayer ceremonies are held at the Dasain Ghars. People also worship weapons, vehicles and machines.
On this day, a special Kalaratri worship is held at midnight at the Dashain Ghar of Hanumandhoka in the capital city.Follow @gorkhapost