Nepali Nuances – VI: Variety is the Spice of a Language

-Dr. Sonam B. Wangyal Today we will consider some of the several number of words we use to give an absolutely specific meaning to one particular item. I have already written that we have over a dozen specific terms for our ten digits and that is true of many other things. Here three items will …

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Civic meet minus chief

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, May 29: Fourteen councillors of the Kalimpong Municipality owing allegiance to the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today went ahead and held a meeting of the civic board which the chairman, C. K. Kumai, had cancelled yesterday. Kumai, a GNLF leader, had initially called the meeting following a request from the Morcha councillors. Yesterday, Kumai …

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Dues held up in civic row

http://www.telegraphindia.com RAJEEV RAVIDAS Kalimpong, May 27: Contractors and suppliers have become unwitting victims of the impasse in the Kalimpong Municipality over GNLF leader C.K. Kumai’s decision to continue as the chairman. Yesterday, the civic body was supposed to clear the long-standing dues of the contractors and suppliers, some of whom had taken loans or mortgaged …

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