Month: March 2009

Reverend Mother Satyaparami Gurumahn passed away

Reverend Mother Satyaparami Gurumahn, head of Panauti’s famed Kashivarna Buddha vihar passed away on 26 March at his son Sagar Man Bajracharya’s residence in Dallu, Kathmandu. Gurumahn who was on medication for her kidney malfucntion has been treated at several hospital including National Kidney Center and her son has attended to her for a long …

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Naresh elected New President of Newah Dey Daboo

Dhankuta – The 5th national convention of Newah Dey Daboo, Nepal’s national Forum of Newah community held here last Monday elected Naresh Tamrakar to lead the Forum until the next convention. The convention first ever held outside Kathmandu of Nepal Mandala, was declared open by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda”. Naresh Tamrakar, a former …

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Khas language alone not Nepali – Memorandum to Nepal’s premier against the unfair language policy

A delegation of Nepal’s native language advocacy group told Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” that referring to KHAS language alone as NEPALI was not fair. The delegation led by Prof. Prem Shanti Tuladhar, the head of Nepal Bhasa Dept of Tribhuwan University, told so in a 17 point demand memorandum handed over to the …

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Nepal Script Unicode Project – Update

Update Announcement As we have announced Universal Encoding of Nepal scripts last year, we are pleased to inform you that finally, necessary initiatives have been taken to encode Prachalit and Ranjana while two Unicode fonts are being nearly completed. The Newah is happy to announce that it will be launching its website and release the …

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