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Sunday, 4 February 2018

The expenditure to conservation of Royal crown of Nepal is 1 crore 16 Lakh

Posted by Dhruba Shrestha February 4, 2018 :
When the doors of the former royal palace opened to the public in 2009, missing from the list of exhibits was an important symbol of the Nepali monarchy: the royal crown. Citing lack of space and a secure display case, the royal crown was locked up in a safe compartment in the saloon room of the palace. Visitors expressed their interest in viewing the crown, and a working committee was created under Narayan Regmi in 2010-11. As per its recommendations, two rooms were prepped with bulletproof windows and CCTV cameras, a special bulletproof showcase was purchased in 2012, and five Nepal Army personnel were stationed to provide security but, four years down the line, the plan has not moved ahead.

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.