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Head chef at Pasha Everest, Worcester, has cooked for Prince William

Pasha Everest, in St John’s, Worcester, has recently been refurbished and opened as a brand-new eatery by owners, Bhupendra Pathak and Raju Khatri. The opening, on October 15, was invitation only in which 50 guests attended. The idea was for guests to taste what head chef, Raju Khatri, can bring to the table and get a sneak peak of the dishes available. Mr Khatri hopes to bring authentic Indian and Nepalese cuisine to the city. He was born in Nepal and has worked in many countries including India, Dubai and the UK in internationally renowned hotels and restaurants. With more
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Spanish soccer club to assist West Kathmandu Football Club

Kathmandu, Oct 21 (RSS): The Spain-based football club Atletico Madrid has agreed to assist in the development of Nepali football.The Spanish football club is to financially assist the West Kathmandu Football Club based in Chandragiri municipality through the BB Trust headed by Non Resident Nepali Association president Bhaban Bhatta. Atletico Madrid’s international expansion and academy manager Fernando Lobete and NRNA president and Trust chair Bhatta recently signed on a Memorandum of Understanding to this regard. Bhatta believed that the agreement would help further promote the Nepalese football. The Club has got assurances of the further expansion of assistance in the
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BBC’s Babita Sharma to host Asian Curry Awards glittering ceremony

The eagerly-awaited short-list for this year’s Asian Curry Awards has been announced. The winners will be revealed at a glittering awards-ceremony, hosted by BBC broadcaster Babita Sharman, at Grosvenor House, in Mayfair on Sunday 18th November, The short-list, which was determined by more than 100,000 votes from the curry loving public, can be seen at www.asiancurryawards.com/asian-curry-awards-2018-the-shortlist A team of judges led by Pat Chapman, the editor and founder of the Cobra Good Curry Guide is now touriing the country visiting short-listed restaurants. At the awards, winners will be announced for: · Asian Restaurant of the Year · Healthy Eating Restaurant
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Kuti’s Brasserie opens in Southampton’s historic Royal Pier

Kuti’s Brasserie, a fine dining Indian restaurant has launched in the former gate house of the historic Royal Pier in Southampton. Styled ‘Empress of India’ after 1876. Queen Victoria opened the Royal Pier in 1833. After being introduced to Indian cuisine by her ‘Munshi’, Abdul Karim, on the Isle of Wight, she ate curry every day. Set in an imposing two-story property, Kuti’s Brasserie has four dining areas with 110 covers on the ground floor; 60 on the first floor; 30 upstairs in the Chandelier Cocktail Bar; and 60 additional seats on the outdoor rooftop terrace, with views across Southampton
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Nepal Ireland Day 2018 concludes successfully

LONDON: The Embassy of Nepal in London, Nepal Ireland Society, Nepal Tourism Board, and NRNA Ireland jointly organized ‘Nepal Ireland Day’ on September 9 2018, to promote “Experience Nepal – Cuisine and Culture” campaign and celebrate the 19th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Nepal and Ireland. The event was a huge success with more than 8,000 visitors. Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), a government-authorized board for tourism activities in Nepal, has launched its global campaign named ‘Experience Nepal – Cuisine and Culture’ (ENCC) to promote Nepal’s tourism. The campaign targets to especially focus on internationalizing Nepalese food. The
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Greenwich Curry Club launches the Spice Card

The Greenwich Curry Club has a launched the Spice Card – a discount card for lovers of spicy food in South East London. For just £15 a year local spice fans can enjoy a 20% discount on food for two people (often more) at Indian, Vietnamese, Chinese and Thai restaurants and takeaways in Greenwich, Blackheath, Westcombe Park, Lewisham, Charlton, New Cross, the Isle of Dogs and surrounds. The Spice Card discounts can be enjoyed from Sunday to Thursday (sometimes weekends too) at partner restaurants and takeaways and applies to dine-in and takeaways (including deliveries) at most venues. There is no
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International Yoga day celebrated in Reading

International Yoga Day was celebrated organising walking in the park, practice of yoga, talks and discussion in Reading on Saturday under the joint auspices of Greater Reading Nepalese Community Association and Yoga group Reading. International Yoga Day (IYD) is being celebrated across the globe on 21st June since 2015 after the United Nations declared this day as Yoga Day in view of excellent health benefits of this ancient Hindu Vedic tradition. This year’s theme is Yoga for ‘peace.’ Almost all the countries around the globe except some conflict-ridden countries like Yemen and Syria, have been celebrating this day due to
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Nepali Travel Agent sentenced to more than two years in prison

A cooked travel agent was sentenced to more than two years in prison after he was found guilty of defrauding unsuspecting holidaymakers out of thousands of pounds. Tej Bahadur Gurung, of Hillside Crescent, South Harrow, carried out a last-minute cancellation scam through Markhor Traders Limited (MTL), where he was a director. The 54-year-old swindled almost £70,000 from 28 victims, though according to Brent and Harrow Trading Standards, the number of victims is thought to be much higher and the true scale of the scam may never be known. Cllr Graham Henson, leader of Harrow Council, said he was pleased to
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US, SKorean FMs discuss next steps on Korean Peninsula issue

WASHINGTON, June 18 -Xinhua_ — US State Department said on Monday that State Secretary Mike Pompeo and South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha have discussed next steps on the Korean Peninsula issue after the summit between leaders of the United States and the Democratic PeopleÚs Republic of Korea -DPRK_ According to a statement from State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert, Pompeo and Kang on Sunday discussed ænext steps in the wake of the historic Singapore summitæ via phone The two diplomats also pledged to maintain close coordination over the issue and reaffirmed that the United States and South Korea æremain committed
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Pakistan’s Joint Chief of Staff Committee Chair calls on President

Kathmandu, June 19 (RSS): Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of Pakistan General Zubair Mahmood Hayat on Tuesday paid a courtesy call on President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari at the latter’s official residence in Sheetal Niwas. The meeting between focused on the expansion of mutual relations between Nepali and Pakistani armies, according to President’s office. General Hayat also held a courtesy meeting with officiating Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ishwor Pokharel at Singha Durbar on Tuesday itself.
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