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Padma Ratna Memorial Event in London

London, Pasa Puchah Guthi UK (PPGUK) London & SOAS Nepal Society jointly organised a memorial event to commemorate the life and contributions of late Dr Padma Ratna Tuladhar on Sunday 20th January 2019 at SOAS University, London. The event attended by 30 guests, including university students of various subjects related to social anthropology and politics of Nepal, was attended by representatives from the Embassy of Nepal in London. Conducted by Sports Secretary Mr Sumeet Bajracharya, the event started with an introduction of all speakers by President of PPGUK London Mr Sanyukta Shrestha. Secretary to His Excellency the Ambassador, Mr Tejendra
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YOMARI PUNHI celebrated in London with the release of Kids’ Computer Game ‘Yomariman’

London: Pasa Puchah Guthi UK (PPGUK) London held its second Yomari Punhi event in Wembley, London with nearly 100 members and supporters. Senior executive member Mr Kiran Manandhar welcomed everyone with greetings for Yomari Punhi. Founding president Mr Amrit Ratna Sthapit presented on the importance of ‘daana’- the act of giving, and the tradition of giving Yomari during Yomari Punhi. 15 kids present at the event were given an hour of workshop on how to cook yomari. They participated actively with creative ideas and prepared their own yomaris under the supervision of executive member Ms Nhyoumila Tuladhar. For the adults,
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Retired British Gorkhas Empowered with CPR session in the UK

London. A large number of retired British ex-Gorkha army personnel gathered in Aldershot, UK benefited by a session on CPR and Heimlich Maneuver. The global health and hygiene committee of Non-resident Nepali Association (NRNA) organized “Learn CPR, Save a Life” in Aldershot, near London that was participated by hundreds of people both in room and via live broadcast. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR is a performed on a person whose heart has suddenly stopped. CPR ensures blood supply is not interrupted to the brain and vital organs. Automated electrical defibrillator or AED is used if the heart continues to stop after
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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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