Tag: language

  • Western


    Located at the foot of the Chure Pahad, in the fertile Terai flat-land of the Western Region of Nepal, the city of Butwal is home to a diverse mix of people from different ethnic backgrounds, cultures, language groups and religions. The city is a mere 26 kilometers from the border between India and Nepal is an important commercial, industrial and agricultural center. The Tinahu River, ...

  • Culture


    Nepal may not have the most extensive television industry in the world but it is proud of those stations which it does have. These carefully planned and well established television networks are part of the country’s national heritage. The majority of TV programs in Nepal are broadcast in Nepalese but you will also be able to find some which are broadcast in English if you try hard enough.

  • Culture


    Although the official language of Nepal is Nepali there are many other languages which are spoken in various parts of the country. In fact, estimates indicate that less than half the people of Nepal actually speak Nepali – many using the spoken language in their region instead. The remaining percentage of the population may speak Maithali, Bhojpuri, Tharu (Dagaura/Rana), Tamang, Newar, ...

  • News


    When visiting a foreign country, the best way to find out what is going on around you is usually by consulting local newspapers. Nepal is certainly no different and there are quite a large number of Nepal newspapers available in the country. Weekly Nepal newspapers are quite common but there are also a large number which are published daily. Newspapers in Nepal are printed in more than one ...

  • Culture


    Nepal is a country of great diversity with 36 ethnic groups, several language groups and many religions. The music of Nepal is just as motley, ranging from folk music to music associated with religious activities, classical music and a collection of contemporary styles. Songs and music videos from Nepal can be downloaded on the Internet and are a great way to immerse yourself in Nepali ...