Videos tagged with "educational"
The Gate Way of Nepal, Bhutan, Darjeeling, Sikkim - Siliguri, West Bengal [03:51]
Siliguri is the largest city in Darjeeling district of the Indian state of West Bengal. Siliguri is situated on the banks of Mahananda River and the foothills of the Himalayas. It is a principal commercial, tourism, transportation, and educational centre of North Bengal and the biggest city in North Bengal with half a million population. It is also the transit point for air, road and railway traffic to the northeast states and the neighbouring countries Nepal and Bhutan.
Stay Thirsty Grant.m4v [02:40]
My Stay Thirst Grant video. The goal is to complete my adventure to Everest Base Camp but along the way, visit and evaluate two educational programs I support in Rwanda and Nepal.
Mahabir Centre for Nepal Connection [07:59]
Mahabir Pun is known for introducing wireless computer technology very innovatively in rural Nepal. Recognized for bringing progress to the remote mountains, Pun brought to use a mix of solar power, tree based relay system in the absence of proper towers and made possible what had seemed unattainable in the eyes of everyone else. Today, with the established wireless technology, new options have opened in the remote mountains. For instance, farmers now can connect to global advanced farming technologies; and children can access the advantage of distance learning; now his village is connected with the global village. In recognition of his innovative venture he has been the recipient of quite a few awards/fellowship and doctorate honorary degree. He was awarded the Magsaysay Award (2007), considered by some as the Nobel Prize of Asia. The University of Nebraska, the educational institution he graduated from, awarded him an honorary degree (2007), Doctor of Humane Letters. Global Ideas Bank (2004) also awarded him with its 'Overall Social Innovation Award' and the Ashoka Foundation, the global association of leading social entrepreneurs, awarded him with Ashoka Fellowship (2002). Pun was born in Myagdi and had spent his growing years in Myagdi and Chitwan. He served as a teacher in 4 different schools for about 12 years Chitwan. He graduated from the University of Nebraska and Kearney in 1996. Following his graduation, he founded the Himanchal High School in Chitwan with a ...
TONGBA - Cultural drink of Kirat people |Every people who visit Nepal must drink this| [00:57]
Short educational video of my friends from Thailand drinking, enjoying Tongba in Nepal. Tongba also call Chhaang or chang is a millet-based alcoholic beverage found in the far eastern mountainous region of Nepal and the neighboring Darjeeling and Sikkim. It is the traditional and indigenous drink of the various Kirat people such as limbu, newar, sherpa and rai community in Nepal. To Kirat people, Tongba is like what Sake is to Japanese, Vodka to Russians and Wine to French. Tongba is culturally and religiously important to Kirat people. Tongba can also be label as Gurkha drink or Gurkha beer as tongba is also favorite drink of KiratMagar, KiratGurung, KiratRai and Kirat Limbu, the four Kirat group who served in the British Army as the Gurkhas. Therefore this is warning to people that if you see a Gurkha drink tongba, it is better for you to run away as fast as you can. Tongba is usually drunk at room temperature in summer, but is often served piping hot in brass bowls or wooden mugs when the weather is cold. It is a tradition of KiratRai and KiratLimbu to brew and serve tongba to the guest. Today tongba is slowly becoming national drink of Nepal. Freshly home made, distill alcoholic drinks native to the Himalayas, drinking in moderate, tongba has health beneficial compared to western/foreign alcoholic drinks. Medicinal values: It is said to be the best remedy to ward off the severe cold of the mountains. It reputedly has many healing properties for conditions like common ...
Tags: tongba, chang, millet beer, nepali beer, kirat culture, kirat people, rai, limbu, newar, sherpa, himalayas, nepal alcohol drink, gurkha beer, setamagurali, national drink of nepal
India Nepal Movie [32:23]
Travels through India and Nepal. Journey starts in Kathmandu going from Lukla to Mount Everest Base Camp and back then India via Varanasi, Mother Teresa House in Kolkata (Calcutta) and finishing up at the magnificent Taj Mahal in Agra. "Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.
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