Feast and fun in country side

November 24, 2019 09:02 am

It’s no sin to turn your back to the sun occasionally even if you worship it. It behooves well to plan for feasts and fun in the sun as it requires bare minimum resources in the countryside. You just need to snatch a couple of corn pods from the bunch, peel and extricate the grains, roast them in a handi (earthen fryer) and mix them with some roasted bhatmas (soybean). Never worry about thetna (half-roasted grains) as they team up with the soybean to fight hunger effectively.

MYAGDI, May 15: With the goal of creating a new world record, Nirmal Purja has set out on a journey to climb all 14 mountains above 8000 meters, within a time span of just seven months. According to informed sources, Purja succeeded in climbing Mt Dhaulagiri (8167 meters), the seventh highest peak, in Myagdi’s Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality-4 from the southern side without supplemental oxygen on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 7: The United Kingdom is investing an extra £15 million to increase individual pensions to its  Gurkha soldiers by between 10 percent and 34 percent.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The United Kingdom has conveyed to the Nepali side that it was not immediately possible to fulfill  demands to provide compensation for the disparity that Gurkha servicemen in the British army between 1948 to 2006 faced in their pay, pension and other perks as compared to their British counterparts.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: A senior official representing the ex-British Gurkhas said Wednesday that they turned down ‘an offer’ from the British government for a marginal hike in their perks and benefits, saying that the offer still discriminates against Nepali serviceman who have long been struggling to gain equal status in the British Army.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The House of Representatives, International Relations Committee has directed the government to take initiatives for addressing the demands and the issues raised by the former British Gurkha Army soldiers for justice and equality.

LONDON, Nov 6: Foreign nationals from Commonwealth nations who have never lived in the UK will be allowed to join the British Armed Forces, with African media outlets already advertising the news.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Madhav Nepal, senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and former prime minister, expressed serious dissatisfaction in parliament Thursday with the government’s performance.

Gurkha recruitment: A matter of pride!

September 17, 2018 18:17 pm

The final selection process for the British Army and Singapore Police is going to take from January 2019.