Woman serving in funeral rites! 

Gender roles remain strict in Nepal, with women generally expected to manage the household and take care of the family. The pandemic has worsened gender inequality in the country when it comes to education, employment, and income. In the Hindu religion, women are not allowed in cremation grounds; in the villages, only male members of the family are permitted to participate in funeral rites. This is the story of Sapana Sapana was born into a middle-class family in a small village of Nepa...
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First  Female Nepali to head British Ghurkas.

Probably for the first time in history, a Nepali woman has secured a high-level position in the British Gurkha Army. A 27-year-old Dentist Anshu Gurung has been appointed as the captain in the British Gurkha Army on Saturday. She was honoured with an insignia of a captain. According to Yogesh Gurung, Vice Chairman of South East Regional Tamu Dhin and Advisor of Tamu Dhin, UK, Anshu has already completed a 10-week training for her new post from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Anshu...
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Celebrate World Leprosy Day – Watch a new Nepali Film – Sunday 31st January

WATCH A WONDERFUL NEW FILM FOR WORLD LEPROSY DAY AND RAISE FUNDS FOR Nepal Leprosy Trust. World Leprosy Day is almost here again, and will be marked next weekend on Sunday 31st January. INVITATION TO A PRIVATE SCREENING OF ‘I AM BELMAYA’ NLT has a wonderful opportunity to host the showing of a new film called ‘I AM Belmaya’ made by award winning Nepali film maker Bel Maya Nepali, in partnership with UK film producer and director, Sue Carpenter. The film will be available to watch from 6pm o...
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Who is Santosh from MasterChef?

Santosh Shah, who was born and raised in a village in Nepal called Karjanha, Siraha, has been a chef for 20 years. The keen chef says: "Cooking is my passion and I want to take Nepalese cuisine to the world map of gastronomy one day." Santosh finally reached the finals of the competition winning the hearts of the British public along the way. For the final they had to create a three course menu. And unfortunately Santosh’s meal (buffalo) although delicious was deemed to be a bi...
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Gifts from afar!!

Running a hospital, however well you are supported, is an expensive business. So when gifts arrive there is always a sense of God looking after the hospital. Just before Christmas, 2 big boxes arrived full of bandages, which doesn’t sound so exciting, but is such a useful gift to receive. They will be very welcome in the Septic Surgery Department and certainly put to use straight away. So a very big thank you to Moira and Alisdair Murray for your very useful gift.
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