Year: 2011

Interim constitution amendment withdrawn

Yen (Kathmandu), Nepal Mandala – The Nepal Government this evening withdrew its proposal to the 11th amendment of the V. S. 2063 Interim Constitution of Nepal with regard to appointing an expert committee in place of the State Restructuring Committee. The Government withdrew it due to the objection made by the Indigenous CA Members’ Caucus …

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First World Newar Convention in London links Kathmandu through Tele-conference

Yen (Kathmandu), Nepal Mandala – Oct. 30: Newars from Nepal too are taking part in the first World Newar Convention taking place in London, United Kingdom through a tele-conference of the event at the Satoaaki Memorial Building at Kupandole of Lalitpur. The teleconference was organized to facilitate a better representation of Newar leaders from Nepal. …

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Nepal’s Chief Prelate monk passes away.

Yen (Kathmandu), Nepal Mandala – The most Venerable Bhante Buddhaghosha the eldermost Buddhist monk in Nepal passed away this morning at the age of 90. Known as Sangha Naayaka (President of Buddhist monks), his body remains lay with religious honour at the Sumangala Buddha Vihara in Lalitpur till tomorrow (Sunday) evening and will be cremated …

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Restructuring Nepal from Newar Perspective: Unfaily demarcated 14 states must not be a Hobson’s choice

What necessitates a country’s governance system to restructure may vary depending on individual cases. Many developing countries after civil war or ethnic conflict tend to seek changes against the existing governance systems. But taking up cases of Cambodia and South Africa for examples, both countries after decades old conflicts that led to civil war have …

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The Newarland is launched today

Yen (Kathmandu), Nepal Mandala – The Newarland monthly is out today. The first copy was released by Dr. Satya Mohan Joshi, the Chancellor of Nepal Bhasa Academy at a function chaired by Naresh Bir Sakya in Yen (Kathmandu), Nepal Mandala this evening. The monthly’s edition is assited by Razen Manandhar. The Newah wholeheartedly congratulates Naresh …

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Major party leaders assure Nepal Mandala “Newar autonomous state” in the New Constitution.

Nepal Year 1131 Gunla 22 Yala (Lalitpur), Nepal Mandala – Leaders of three major party leaders led by UNCP chairman Puspa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda”, NC vice president Ram Chandra Pauldel and UML vice president assured the Newar audience of the Nepal Mandala gathered at a political conference of Peace Process and drafting of the New …

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Vajracharya Trust General Secretary to contest Nepal’s National Buddhist Federation’s Treasurer position

Yen (Kathmandu), Nepal Mandala – In a posting received to The Newah, the Dharmodaya Sabha, the National Buddhist Federation of Nepal is to hold its General election on 21st August to elect a new executive board, Mr. Sagar Man Bajracharya, the General Secretary of Vajracharya Trust of Nepal has submitted his application for the post …

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Ambassador Yonjan calls on international community to support consolidate the ongoing peace process in Nepal

Hiroshima (The Newah) – Nepal Ambassador to Japan H.E. Dr. Ganesh Yonzan Tamang called on the international community to support consolidate the ongoing peace process in Nepal. Joining “the 7th HiPeC* Peace-building Exchange – Talk on Peace in Nepal: Conflict and Ongoing Peace Process in Nepal”, held in the Grand Hall of the Graduate School …

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Govinda Mainali’s appeal likely to be heard; may walk a free man sooner

Tokyo – (The Newah) – Govinda Prasad Mainali, a Nepali citizen in Japan, jailed for convicted murder of a woman office employee of TEPCO is likely to get his appeal for retrial heard as the DNA test result found recently from the victim has proved it belonged to a third person, Yomiuri Shimbun reported this …

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International Indigenous film festival in Dharan

Yen (Kathmandu), Nepal Mandala – Indigenous Film Promotion Committee, Sunsari in Dharan is to hold international indigenous film festival in mid December this year. Films and documentaries will include from Bolivia, Ruanda, Finland, and Nepal (Godeva – Tamang, Gvay maru – Newar, Tinaga – Tamu, Bhuyar – Tharu, Barahiputra – Magar). This is the third …

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