Month: July 2008

First motorcycle importer to Tibet, Lhasa Newah passes away!

Imagine a motor cycle to ply in the roof top of the world, the Tibet – the Sandeh (Sandesa) in Nepal Bhasa- of many Newah merchants’ favorite land for business and even for settlement with Sandeh beauties five decades ago. It was Karuna Ratna Tuladhar – father of our pasapin, Travel entrepreneur Amrit Ratna, Writer …

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Custodian of Newah Culture in the context of political change in Nepal

The Outline Finally, the 230 odd years of Shah Invaders’ rule ended this May with the abolition of monarchy in Nepal. It is time now to change the custodian of Newah culture. Despite invasion by Prithvi Narayan Shah of Gorkha into the Newah kingdoms of Nepal Mandala, the native Newah community had accepted Shah Kings …

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Buddhists of Nepal warn the government not to obstruct religious freedom

News in brief Venerable gurus, lama, anis and religious community leaders have demanded the government and others not to involve them in the Tibetan refugee activities. They asked the government not to obstruct religious freedom and mix their religious activities with the Tibetan refugee problems at a press conference held at Reporters’ Club in the …

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Prachanda receives draft constitution for a separate Sherpa Autonomy

News in brief Sherpa National Front representing Sherpas living scattered around the Himalayan areas have drafted a constitution for a separate Sherpa Autonomy. The draft prepared in a very short time after discussion among Sherpa intellectuals and members of the Front was handed over to NCP Maoist Leader Prachanda at a function held on Sunday …

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