KATHMANDU—Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is returning home today after participating in the 73rd United General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.
Prime Minister Oli was accompanied by his spouse Radhika Shakya, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali and other senior Government Officials.
According to the sources of the Office of the Prime Minister Oli, the team will land on Tribhuvan International Airport around 3:00 pm.
After addressing the UN Assembly the Prime Minister Oli had left for Costa Rica where he observed the Pirris hydroelectricity plant and was awarded the degree of ‘doctor honoris causa’ by The University for Peace in San Jose.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