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Karnali Bridge

The junction which connects beautiful farwest with remaining Nepal. This river(Karnali) is the Longest River of Nepal.

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Khaptad Patan

Sangrila in earth, beautiful place in Bajura, Bajhang, Achham and Doti districts of Beautiful farwest of Nepal.

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Mahakali suspension bridge(Dodhara-Chadani Jholunge Pul)

Bridge over Mahakali river, which connects 2 VDCs of Nepal (Dodhara and Chadani VDC) across Mahakali with whole Nepal, Length is 1496.5m.

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Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve of Nepal

Best known and most accessible Wildlife Reserve having large Swamp Deer Herds of Asia, and is invariable associated with the Royal Bengal Tiger and the great One-horned Rhinoceros both endangered species.

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Tharu Culture

Performing their own cultural dance.Tharus are the indigenous ethnic group who live in the Terai with a concentrated population in the middle and west of the country.

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Bajhang Airport(BJH)

Domestic Airport in Dewal Bajhang, farwestern Nepal.

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Bhua naach

One of the cultural dance of Far West, Nepal. Which is started after victory of war in Western part of Nepal during unification of country. Which is mainly performed in Bajura,Bajhang & Achham.

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Hope I catch enough fish for my family

Old Tharu man fishing in a old canal.

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A Porter in his way.

Life is hard but they enjoy it on their way. A local porter from Far western region, Nepal.

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Crazy for Cricket.

Boys playing cricket near Himalayas in Darchula.Winner will get yarshagumba from loser.

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Never forget own Culture.

Rana Tharu women in their traditional attire singing hori song. Most of Rana Tharus are lives in southern part of Kanchanpur District.

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West Seti River.

Nowadays West Seti River is famous because of West Seti Hydroelectric Project(750 MW).

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School is the Temple of Education.

One of the oldest School of Nepal, Shree Satyavadi Higher Secondary School, Bajhang.

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Ugratara temple

Goddess Ugratara is the deity to whom the temple of Ugratara is dedicated.

Happy New Year Cards

On the special occasion of Nepali New Year 2071 BS. We are Providing you 'Happy New Year Card' with beautiful scenery of Far west development region of Nepal. These all cards are free of cost. 


Tripurasundari Temple Baitadi, Nepal (Photo: Rajendra Nath)
Khaptad National Park, Farwest, Nepal 

Mount Saipal, Bajhang, Nepal

Bhuwa Cultural Dance in Bajura, Nepal (photo: Nimendra Shahi)

Ugratara Temple, Dadeldhura, Nepal (Photo: G. Mulmi)

Passion of Cricket, Darchula, Nepal

Dipayal Silgadhi, Doti, Regional Capital of Farwest Nepal (Photo: Govinda Rosyara)

Morning Scenery of Budhitola, Kailali, Nepal (Photo: Kisan Mahara)

Hello Nepal- Yellow Nepal, Mustard field in Village of Nepal 

Hello Mahendranagar ! Kanchanpur, Nepal (Photo: Harish Awasthi)

Scenery of Dodhara Chadani, Nepal (Photo: Ashish Thagunna)

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watch live t20 world cup 2014 from bangladesh

icc t20 world cup 2014
From 16 March to 6 April, Bangladesh will host the 2014 ICC World T20 ... ICC Champions Trophy this season by using Pulse while you watch the LIVE matches.

Due to the increased craze of cricket in Nepal we are trying to help you to watch live match by Embedding ICC official site live match in our blog. We hope you will enjoy it. Please suggest us about our blog and fan page. 
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Success in Tiger conservation

- Gopal Khanal,Kailali. 

Tiger conservation Nepal All are happy in the regard that Nepal has been able to achieve a huge success in tiger conservation by increasing its tiger population with more than 60 % since 2009. But I wonder why responsible authorities have not concentrated their attention in the biological corridors linking Nepalese and Indian PAs i.e. Basanta of Kailali and Laljhadi of Kanchanpur yet despite their tremendous significance in terms of dispersal patch for tiger. A lot is yet to be done on different aspects in these biological corridors if long term survival of a viable tiger population in the Terai landscape is sought. Results revealed no good sign for Basanta and Laljhadi except Khata. Recently local people reported that a mother tiger with her cub is roaming around the forest area in Khailad VDC of Basanta corridor. This might be a permanent resident for Basanta corridor since the high level of water in the Mohana in this season couldn’t allow tigers to migrate from Dudhuwa Tiger Reserve to Basanta with her cub. But this has not got the attention of authorities. Please have a look for this news. Though I am not arguing this news is hundred percent correct but it gives a potential indication as it was reported by local people.
Hope this message will make the authorities re-think about their efforts in tiger conservation.
Obviously, Basanta deserves attention as much as other PAs as it can facilitates dispersal and gene flow of endangered tiger species. However, it has not got attention till now. I am proud to be a local of Basanta. We are doing our best to conserve the basanta forest. The most important matter is to halt the ongoing encroachment and restore the prey population. A good sign of prey recovery has been observed these days. But at the last government's concern is crucial in doing all these. Lets hope Basanta will be a good habitat for tiger soon.

- Dr. Mahendra Shrestha

It is amazing to learn that a tigress with cubs have been seen in Basanta. I saw my first tiger in this forest while patrolling at night sometime in 1986. And then we found a strong indirect sign of tiger's presence during my research in early 2000s. Unfortunately, I have been hearing that there has been extensive encroachment of forest land in the southern parts east of Hasuliya, KI Singh Phanta, and Rampur Phanta in recent years. This forest used to be quite intact and it makes me very sad to hear the loss of habitat and degradation. Absolutely, this is one of the corridors in the TAL that has the contiguous connection (although narrow because of the settlement in the Indian side) along the Mohana river and southern part of Bhajani (I forget the name but I walked a lot along this trail during the rainy season in 1986/87 to get to the nearest train station across the border to travel between Dhangadhi and the plantation project that I was overlooking north of Bhajani. The Basanta corridor deserves as much attention like others regarding the dispersal potential between Dudhwa TR in India and the rest of the Nepal TAL. The local community engagement is the must to save this patch of forest. I know some of the local conservation leaders including Mr. Vijay Shrestha and many others are working hard to protect the forest but they need a strong support from other line agencies and locals from the neighboring villages. The forest habitat can be restored and the wild animals start colonizing the area provided the area gets enough protection. The local community should see and realize the value of this forest and some economic incentives to support their livelihood linked to the protection of forest. Thanks to Phulram Choudhary, Bijay Shrestha, Padampur Nepal from the Forest Dept, and many others from the local community for their deep interest in conservation of this forest and the wild animals sharing this habitat. Further sustenance of this forest depends o. The local conservation leaders. All the best.

tiger- Bijay Raj Shrestha,Kailali 

Thank you very much Dr. Mahendra Shrestha . We know your greatness for conservation Kailai's forest biological corridor & mega rear wildlife's natural habitat . From 3 dicked Several times we meat you & your high level conservation team at Bhajani Range post forest Area with local community people . Always you support us . Locally we are remembering this event time to time . The another very important thing is we know your very work hard to plantation at Joshipur ,Thapapur ,Bhajani & Lalboji Kandra & Kanda River rinse side as a Nepal Government forest officer on BS 2042/ 043 . Promod Singh Rathour is ma Mama who is your best friend. Best of luck Dr Mahendra sir for your valuable words . Take hope very soon we meat with you at Kailai forest side at Nepal . Again thank you so much to Pahalmanpur area GoN Forest officer Mr Padam Raj Nepal , Gorkhapatr Reporter of Kailai's Ratanpur vdc resident Mr Abinash Chaudari & Ranger of Bhajani , Pachumudiya range post Kailali . Dr shrestha from Nepal nearest train station of India is TIKUNIYA & another is Belrayan . Balrayan is also range post of Dudawa national park India very close to Nepal .



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Humanitarian King Jai Prithvi Bahadur Singh

Humanitarian raja Jai Prithvi Bahadur Singh
Raja JPB Singh
Raja Jai Prithvi Bahadur Singh of Bajhang Nepal was a passionate advocate of world peace and brotherhood, a preacher and a thinker of Humanism. Born as the fifty-fifth prince of Bajhang on August 21, 1877. He graduate from Calcutta University, and started the publication of 'Gorkhapatra' (the first newspaper in Nepal) in 1899, established the first Nepali language school, and brought-out many books for students in 1901. He served as Consular General in Calcutta from 1902-1905 and returned to Kathmandu with a hand press to meet the shortage of text books in Nepali language.He was a leader of the World Fellowship Movement.  he published the history of Japan in 1907 and visited England as the Chief Editor of Gorakhapatra in 1908 where he was honored by Emperor Edward VII with the title of honorary Colonelship. Jai Prithvi's magnum opus was 'Tatwa Prasamsha,' a book on Humanism in Nepali which came out in 1913. He was a author of several books in Nepali language, notably 'Prakrit Vyakarna' and 'Shikshya Darpan'.
Satyavadi Higher Secondary School Bajhang
Satyavadi Higher Secondary School Bajhang
 Some of the areas of his contributions (direct or indirect) are abolition of slavery and sati, establishing and leading the first Nepali newspaper 'Gorkhapatra', opening up schools, industries and dispensaries. Jai Prithvi has played a vital role in initiating land reforms, publishing books, constructing roads and so on, first he established a school named Satyavadi school, an iron industry was established, a dispensary was established with doctors from Calcutta medical college on deputation. In 1910, he initiated land reform programmes, and land registration for the general public was started. He was chief of the court (Bharadari Sabha) 1907-1913.
While he was working for the Humanistic Movement in Nepal, the First Great War (1914-1918) broke out which shocked all humanists and plunged the whole world into chaos. As countries lost their grip on stability, a new wave of cynicism enveloped humankind to an extent never experienced before.

At a time when countries one after another were going bankruptcy and sinking into chaos, and the intellectuals were groping for values that could rescue humanity from the global morass, Jai Prithvi roused the attention of the world to ward the need of Humanism. His movement on Humanism struck a fresh note of peace and brought solace to humanity.

Handing over the rule of his state to his brother he went to Nainital India in 1916 to work eight years on a manuscript in three volumes "Humanism" to propagate his idea of world peace, unity, and brotherhood and then in 1924, he migrated to Bangalore,India to build the Jaya Bhavan, a residential mansion.

The first Humanistic Club was established by Jai Prithvi in 1928. His publications include Humanism, Vols. I-III, 'The Humanist' Journal, and 'The Flag of Peace,' a collection of verses on peace. He also undertook extensive travel in Europe between 1929 and 1933 to promote the humanistic movement visiting USA, Japan, China, and almost all Asian Countries and established branches of the Humanistic Club.

In 1935, Jai Prithvi visited Abyssinia (Ethiopia) to serve the war victims. But four years later, then Rana rulers of Nepal and British India, who were growing suspicious of his popularity and global activism, put him under house arrest for one year where he passed away in 1940. 

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Dolphin conservation in Nepal and India


Gopal Khanal
Local level wildlife conservation authorities of Nepal and India have agreed to work together to ensure the long term survival of the endangered Ganges river dolphin (Platanista gangetica) along the Karnali-Geruwa-Katarniyaghat international waterways of Nepal and India. At the “Nepal-India Trans-Boundary Cooperation Meeting” on 31st October, 2013, authorities and local community stakeholders recognized the importance of trans-boundary cooperation and affirmed the need for collective conservation actions to conserve the dolphin and other freshwater biodiversity of the region. Mr. Ramesh Thapa, Assistant warden of the Bardiya National Park, Nepal and Mr. Irphan Ahemad, Deputy Renzer of the Katarniyaghat Wildlife Sanctuary (India) signed a agreement to develop and strengthen joint conservation actions to reduce the threats to dolphins.

The agreement states that authorities are committed to expand bilateral cooperation in the trans-border region to reduce threats and ensure dolphin conservation, try to continue such trans-border cooperation meetings at a government level and conduct at least one joint dolphin monitoring survey per year. The event was organized by the CLP-funded project "Ecology and Conservation of Ganges river dolphin in the Karnali river" which aims to strengthen trans-border cooperation for dolphin and associated freshwater biodiversity conservation in this region.


The Ganges river dolphin's population in this region is isolated by the Girijapuri dam, which is about 20 km downstream of the Nepal-Indo border in the Indian frontier. The dolphin population has been significantly reduced upstream of the dam after its construction in 1970s. This dam has effectively isolated the migration of river dolphins from downstream to upstream. Due to the lack of joint monitoring, the exact population status of dolphin from the Karnali river of Nepal to Girijapuri dam is still unknown. The Karnali-Geruwa-Katarniyaghat international waterway is about 100 km long, 80 km of which falls in the Nepalese region, the rest in India. 

The small dolphin population in this region is threatened by habitat fragmentation and degradation, prey depletion, pollution, intentional killing, lack of conservation awareness among local community and relevant conservation authorities. As most of the dolphins in this region live and breed in the trans-border area and also migrate to smaller tributaries of the Karnali following the monsoon, their effective conservation will be possible only when conservation efforts are made from both Nepal and India.

This is the first effort to join hands for freshwater biodiversity conservation between Nepal and India. This can enable conservation authorities and local communities to work more effectively to conserve dolphins while recognizing the potential of sustained eco-tourism and improved livelihood of the fishing community. A total of 75 people participated in the program, including government and non-government stakeholders along with local community members and fishermen. Until now, trans-border level cooperation meetings have focused only on the conservation of terrestrial mega fauna like tiger and rhino.

Photos 2 and 4 by Shree Ram Ghimire, National Trust for Nature Conservation, Nepal. Photo3  by Johhny Sparshatt.
By: Gopal Khanal ("Ecology and Conservation of Ganges River Dolphin in Karnali Nepal", 2013)
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DCA and Shri Lanka Tour

Dhangadi cricket academy is in Sri Lanka at the moment to play with different Sri Lankan cricket academy team.Dhangadi Cricket Academy is the first cricket academy of Nepal to tour abroad.Director of DCA is very happy with the performance of his team.A great initiation from the director of DCA Mr. Subash Shahi and all the members related with DCA. Sports Universe a leading wholesale and retail sport goods has sponsored Dhangadi Cricket Academy for the tour of Sri Lanka along with different business houses of Dhangadi.

Director of Sport Universe Nepal Mr. Deepak Bista who is also the president of 'National and international players association of Nepal' says for the development of sport in Nepal, Sport Universe is always ready in whatever way we can.This is the first initiation from Sport Universe towards the development of cricket of Nepal and we have started with Dhangadi Cricket Academy. In future we will be contributing in different sports from various region of Nepal in order to develop the sport scenario of Nepal. If we really want to see the development of sports in Nepal then commercial houses needs to support and back up our players like Sport Universe.

We would like to thank Sport Universe for the generous help towards the development of Cricket In Nepal.On the auspicious occasion of Deepawali we wish Sport universe a great future ahead and we expect Sport Universe and it's director Deepak Bista will always support sporting events of Nepal. 




Facebook page of 'Sports Universe': https://www.facebook.com/sportsuniverse.npl

                                 [Copied from: http://www.cricnp.com/ ] 


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Deusi-Bhaili Street Festival-2013 Denmark

To introduce Nepalese culture among Danish people, let us we all Nepalese people have a street festival in
Copenhagen, called "Deusi-bhaili Street Festival - 2013"

As a good news, we got all the permission from København Kummune and København Politi about the targeted venue and route. Only changes is Politi permitted the route behind the walking street. But we can hold and collect donation at Rådhuspladsen and Kongens Nytorv.

As per final permission recieved from authorities, musical rally from Rådhuspladsen to Kongens Nytorv as per recommended route by Politi along with candle Lights, Deusi-bhaili song, followed by a music performers on a lorry with Sound Systm, Guitar, Harmonium, Madal, Fluet, Mijura and Khainjadi. All the participating Gents will sing chorus "Deusi Ram" and Ladies will "Bhaili Ram", a blend of other suitable Lok Geet in between, as we sing in Nepal. We will encourage Danish people to take part on the way and distribute T-shirts printed message, "Lumbini Nepal: Birth Place of Lord Buddha".

We will also collect donation by caring a banner ahead for Orphans adopted by "NarNanda Foundation, Nepal" from Achham Nepal, those who became orphan due to HIV-Aids.

Organized by:
Nepalese Street Festival Foundation, Denmark

Co-organizer:
Nepal Music Festival, Denmark

Supported by:
Embassy of Nepal, Denmark.

Sponsored by:
Under approval

Co-sponsored by:
Restaurant Himalaya, Copenhagen Denmark

Other institutional offers are also under approval.

Please Note:
* Dear all purposed institutions, please let us know your feedback as soon as possible. By next week we are also going to offer to Danish potential institutions to extend their suitable support like bear, drinking water, cold drinks as well as media coverage of the event.

* As per Blood Donors Association's information, we are unable to conduct blood donation program, due to unavailability of date before 6th. Dec, 2013.

* During the Rally, we will have well dressed up Folk Nepali dancing artists, too. This team will be co-ordinated by Santa Kumar Thapa Magar and Malika Pradhan.

* In order to support NRNA, Denmark's cultural program of 2nd Nov, we have changed the date as 1st. of November, 2013.

For detail:
Purna Bandhan (https://www.facebook.com/bandhan.bhandari)
Nepalese Community Coordinator
Mobile: 28558389, kosti064@yahoo.com

Karen Valentin
Danish Community Coordinator
Mobile: 50747317, kava@dpu.dk

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बडिमालिका तिर्थयात्रा सुरु

बाजुरा, - प्रसिद्ध धार्मिक स्थल बडीमालिका तीर्थयात्रा बिहीबारदेखि विधिवत् सुरु भएको छ । बाजुराको बडीमालिका मन्दिरमा जनैपूर्णिमाको अघिल्लो दिन मुख्य पूजाआजा हुने गर्छ ।  
बडीमालिकामा बुधबार मूलपूजा गर्न मेला लाग्दैछ । जिल्लाभित्र र बाहिरका तीर्थयात्री तथा पर्यटकहरू, यहाँस्थित सरकारी कार्यालय र स्थानीय पर्यटकसहित भक्तजन परम्परा अनुसार बिहीबार बडीमालिका प्रस्थान गरेका छन् । औपचारिक पूजाआजाको परम्परा अनुसार छिमेकी जिल्लाहरू अछाम, डोटी, जुम्ला र कालिकोटबाट सरकारी पूजा टोलीसहितका तीर्थयात्री यसअघि नै बडीमालिका प्रस्थान गरिसकेका छन् । पूजाका लागि डोटीको टोली प्रस्थान गरेको दिन त्यहाँका सरकारी कार्यालयमा बिदा दिने प्रचलन अहिले पनि कायमै छ । अछामको वैद्यनाथबाट समेत त्यस क्षेत्रमा फलेको धानको बाला बडीमालिकामा चढाउने परम्परा अनुसार एक टोली १० दिनअघि प्रस्थान गरिसकेको छ । बाजुराबाट बडीमालिका पुग्न तोकिएका स्थानहरूमा बसेर तीन दिन लगाउनैपर्ने परम्परा छ । सोही मान्यता अनुसार जिल्लाभित्रका तीर्थयात्री त्यसतर्फ हिंडेका हुन् । 



कैलाशमाण्डौ गाविसमा पर्ने बडीमालिकाको विशिष्ट धार्मिक तथा पर्यटकीय महत्व छ । मागेको वरदान पूरा हुन्छ भन्ने विश्वासले बडीमालिकाको धार्मिक महिमा बढाएको भक्तजन बताउ“छन् । स्कन्दपुराणमा उल्लेख भएअनुसार मल्लागिरी पर्वतमा सतीदेवीको बाया“ अंग पतन भएको थियो । यसै स्थानमा मालिकादेवी उत्पन्न भएकाले बडीमालिका एक प्रमुख शक्तिपीठका रूपमा स्थापित भएको हो । 
मन्दिर क्षेत्रको प्राकृतिक सुन्दरताले बडीमालिकाको महत्व अझ बढाएको छ । त्यस क्षेत्रको अवलोकन गर्ने उद्देश्यले आन्तरिक तथा वाह्य पर्यटक यसैबेला बडीमालिका पुग्ने गर्छन् । २२ पाटन, त्रिवेणी र खेतीबेती बडीमालिकाका मुख्य आकर्षण हुन् । करिब १४ हजार फिट उचाइका समथर हरिया फाँट र  ती फाँटमा फुलेका दर्जनौं प्रजातिका फूलको रमणीयताले बडीमालिका प्रकृतिको अनुपम उपहार अनुभव हुने त्यहाँ पुगेकाहरू बताउँछन् । बडीमालिका यात्रा गरिसकेका जिल्ला शिक्षा अधिकारी गोविन्दप्रसाद पोखरेल भन्छन्, ‘बडीमालिका प्रकृतिको दुर्लभ उपहार हो । त्यहाँ पुगेपछि जीवनका सारा कष्ट हराएको अनुभूति हुन्छ ।’

    [अर्जुन शाहले कान्तिपुर दैनिकका निम्ति लेख्नु भएको यो जानकारी हामीले सबैका निम्ति साभार गरेका छौं ]
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THE BEST HOSPITAL AWARD

- Dr. Roshan Raj Bista,

Award Ceremony
I can’t recall a time when tears rolled down my cheeks until I attended an award ceremony organized by Health Magazine, where Bayalpata Hospital (BH) received “The Best Hospital Award”. I discovered that tears could roll in happiness, when joy bursts out. This was the exact emotion I experienced at the ceremony. Chaired by the Honorable Minister for Health and Population along with renowned doctors of Nepal and well-known dignitaries, the hall of Everest Hotel was packed with hundreds of people and the event aired on the national news channel and worldwide. The hospital had been recognized, hard work was appreciated, and the award was dedicated to the dynamic Nyaya Health Team. 
The word ‘nyaya’, Nepali for “the realization of just systems”, is sufficient. The principle we carry and service we deliver is our working formula, which unites our staff, and the best is brought out for the patients visiting BH. Being part of this team is like a dream come true. 

Newspaper article clipping

I recall one memorable day in the past. It was around 5p.m. at the hospital, the end of a long day. The Health Assistants, nurses, and doctors were handing over their duties. Administrative and Community Health Department staff were also ready to go home, when we heard the ambulance with the siren on and jeeps honking in front of our Emergency Room (ER). There had been a jeep accident, and around 15 of the injured people were brought to our ER, which only had 5 beds. Even now I feel overwhelmed as I recall the moment where most of our staff were present to manage the casualties. We actually had more staff than patients.
Mattresses were kept on the floor, primary surveys, triage and first aid were done within minutes and the referral for the most serious cases was completed within an hour. I was amazed to see the staff motivated with unity. No one was free; everyone was doing something. Even the Community Health Department was coming to me and asking how they could contribute. We stabilized the situation so quickly that the Chief District Officer and police official who were present on the spot said they have not seen anything like that before at any hospital. This is how we work. Our mission is to provide quality care in a timely manner and create smiles on faces.

The babies who cry after birth with opened lungs, the kids breathing comfortably after pneumonia treatment, the children gaining weight after malnutrition treatment (making their parents and us happy), all make our hearts beat with joy. For every patient we put an extra effort to treat both allopathically and holistically. This is the reason why patients don’t feel tired walking up to seven days to reach our hospital, and why they don’t hesitate to queue up for the whole day to see the physician at 5p.m., despite knowing they have to walk a distance afterwards. This is the faith and belief people have shown in BH over the years. 
How a hospital in one of the poorest regions of Nepal is named the Best Hospital of Nepal signifies how well the healthcare delivery system is flourishing in the region. There was a time when a minor illness had people making trips by bus to Dhangadi (12 hours) or Nepalgunj (14-16 hours.) Not all of them were able to access healthcare then. Some would go for treatment, some would live with the illness, and some would die from the illness. This is not the case now. People can easily access healthcare by means of BH, without any social and economic barriers . The mission began with a clinic; now it’s a well-equipped hospital and we dream to progress with specialized services in the future. 
Dr. Roshan Bista, Dr. ShreeRam Tiwari and Dr. Sudan Thapa holding award


[ Dr. Roshan Bista graduated from the Institute of Medicine, Kathmandu with an MBBS. He is currently the Medical Officer at Nyaya Health.]
 
                    [We took this article from http://www.nyayahealth.org ]
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Gaura festival

   Gaura is the festival which falls in month of Bhadra, according to Nepali calender (August/September). Especially Most of the middle- west and far west parts of Nepal celebrate this festival.  It starts from the day of Krishna Janmastami (birth of Lord Krishna), and lasts for three days observing by worshiping Shiva and Parvati along with Ganesh. 

The deuda dance is major part of this festival in which participants hold hands and form a circle as they stepped to traditional musicApart from the many ceremonies that happen during this festival, it is the occasion for married women to put on the sacred thread. The deuda dance is a major part of the festivities in which participants hold hands and form a circle as they step to traditional music.


Gaura Parva in Far-west Nepal
Deuda is one type of music having variety of genre including Thadi Bhakha, Raheri and other, presented in western region of Nepal. Specially this type of music present in Sudur paschim, and many regions of madhya-paschim. Gaura The Gaura Festival is celebrated by the hindu peoples residing in the far-western part of Nepal.There are many tales regarding the origin of the Gaura but mainly this day, the women worship goddess Gauri, the wife of Lord Shiva for their husbands health and long age. The main theme of this festival is to worship goddess Gauri so during this day many temples of the goddess get different rituals, like prays and main is worship with Biruda. Then after finishing the worshiping at the temple those fasting women return back home and bless their keens with Biruda, it is supposed to give them long life and health. 

On the day of Krishna Janmastami women keep fasting. Later they form a grass-made idol of Shiva and Parvati. They also offer a mixture of five kinds of grains, known as Panchbirudi. This festival is also called Biruda Parva, by reason of Panchabirudi and women put on new clothes and enjoy singing their traditional songs.
According to legendary, the festival is said to have been celebrated for the last four centuries, in memory of Satidevi's bodily sacrifice to the burning altar and her re-birth from Himalaya Pravat.
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