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"Bhaitika" brings departed brother and sisters together in Nepal - Outlook India

Outlook India
Bharatpur [Nepal], Oct.21 :This year's "Bhaitika", the final day of "YamaPanchak" became special for Meena and Saraswati Pokharel as their brother Kapil Pokharel retuned to Nepal after a couple of years. "Bhaitika" which falls on the second "Lunar Day ...
Bhaitika being marked throughout country todayHimalayan Times

Board begins quality tests for Nepal tea - The Hindu

The Hindu
Amid reports of rising imports of teas from Nepal, the Tea Board of India has unveiled an exercise to test the teas. Samples of these teas are being tested at the regulator's Quality Control Laboratory in Siliguri in North Bengal, itself a major tea ...

Thai princess visits birthplace of Lord Buddha in Nepal - Xinhua

KATHMANDU, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Thai princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on Friday paid homage to Lumbini, birthplace of the Lord Buddha located in Rupandehi District on the southern plains of Nepal, Nepalese media reported Saturday. Sirindhorn visited ...
Thai Princess Sirindhorn arrives LumbiniKathmandu Tribune

In Nepal, Every Dog Has Its Day—and That Day Is Called Kukur Tihar - Global Voices Online

Global Voices Online
Did you know that in Nepal and in some parts of India there is a Hindu holiday dedicated to celebrating the special bond between humans and dogs? It's called Kukur Tihar and is the second day of a five-day-long festival called Tihar, which is marked in ...

In Nepal, Every Dog Has Its Day—and That Day Is Called Kukur ... - Global Voices Online

Global Voices Online
A dog decorated with red tika and garlands on the occassion of Kukur Tihar. Image via Flickr by wildstray. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Did you know that in Nepal and in ...

Gokarna Forest Resort -
In the Kathmandu Valley, but distinct from the maw of the city. Gokarna was once the royal family's hunting preserve, but since kings and queens are a thing of the past in republican Nepal, five-irons have replaced firearms at this, the country's top ...

Two Nigerians among 4 held for cheating foreigners in Nepal - Outlook India

Outlook India
Kathmandu, Oct 20 Two Nigerians were among four persons arrested in Nepal for allegedly duping many foreigners of millions of rupees by hacking email accounts and posing themselves as genuine trekking agents, police said today. Douglas Amobiok ...

Cheshire fire cadets fly to Nepal to complete classroom project -
A group of Cheshire Fire Cadets is heading to Nepal to help finish off much needed classrooms at a village school following two years of fundraising. They will fly from Manchester to Kathmandu on Saturday, October 21, before embarking on foot for four ...
Celebrities send messages of support to Cheshire Fire Cadets as they embark on mission to NepalThe Chester Standard

Hotel Yak and Yeti -
With its adroit mix pf ancient and modern design, The Yak & Yeti tops the (very) shortlist of Nepal's luxury historic accommodation, as well as carrying off first prize for Best Hotel Name of all Time. In short, this is the grandest of dames to be ...

Nepal Sambat New Year 1138, Mha Puja being celebrated with ... - Himalayan Times

Himalayan Times
The Nepal Sambat New Year 1138 is being celebrated across the country today amid various programmes.
Ethnic Newar community people in Nepal celebrate New Year "Nepal Sambat 1138"Xinhua
Nepal Sambat is Nepal's indigenous identity: UML chair OliKathmandu Tribune
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