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Nepali dhiki and Jato

'Dhiki' is a traditional Nepalese rice (millet etc) beater still used in villages. This footage is from Wangtang, a village of Yaphu VDC( Sankhuwa Sava distr...

Political protests: Modi's visit to Sita's birth place in Nepal cancelled

Nov 20, 2014    

Kathmandu/New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Janakpur, the revered Hindu religious site in Nepal, has been cancelled at the last minute due to opposition by some political parties peeved over their non-inclusion inthe preparatory committee, government sources said today.Modi will be leaving on 25 November to attend the 18th Saarc Summit in Kathmandu on 26-27 November. "I was informed by the foreign ministry here about the cancellation of Modi's visit to the religious site," said Bimalendra Nidhi, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport and also chief of the...

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