Saturday, 7 January 2017

OUTLOOK with Gagan Thapa (Health Minister) by Shubha Shankar Kadel

Posted by Anup Baral January 7th, 2017 :
Sajha Sawal (Common Questions), a current affairs/development TV show, was awarded with “Popular Participatory Programme” in the talk show category, on Sunday in Kathmandu amidst an attractive function. On behalf of Sajha Sawal, Ishwar Rauniyar received the trophy and certificate from the Director of Nepal Television, Mr. Prakash Jung Karki, who was invited as a guest by the organizer, Artworkers Forum of Nepal (TAFON). TAFON is a forum for all the TV workers in Nepal. The certificate that has signatures of Mr. Krishna Dhungana, Chairman of TAFON and Mr. Lilamani Poudel, Chief Secretary of Nepal Government reads, “In a bid to encourage and respect the work of television artworkers this award has been given to Sajha Sawal under the category of Popular Public Participatory Talk Show.” Sajha Sawal is The BBC Media Action, Nepal’s production. It broadcasts through Kantipur Television, BBC Nepali Service Radio along with other 250 local fm stations every Sunday at 9 pm.

Guide of the month: January 2018

Traveling gives us the opportunity to disconnect from our regular life. You get to forget your problems/issues for a few weeks, it can also help you figure things out that you would not have understood without the distance traveling can give you. We all have crazy schedules, work and a family to take care of, going away alone or with some friends can give you distance and perhaps even make you realize how important these people are for you. Like the saying says: we never know what we have until we lose it.

Another great benefit is the relaxation you get to do. It’s nice to live life to its fullest and enjoy a stress free time with yourself. Going on vacation lets us recharge our “batteries” by disconnecting us from our regular life. When we come back we feel invigorated and we are happy to be back in our day to day routine. It’s a very good stress remover that has a lot more to give than most people are willing to accept.

Traveling increases our knowledge and widens our perspective. To view new customs, different ways of living is fantastic for the mind. It gives us a new perspective about life and especially our life, it can help us change some of our habits or even create new ones. When I travel I usually make it a point to try new food, some cultures don’t have fries in their diet and they are all skinny, others use spices to give taste and not oils or fats. Discovering different values and ways to get by in life is really interesting. You also need to visit exotic new places and discover what this wonderful world has to offer.