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Citizenship and Immigration Canada announced on December 19, 2014 that it will accept new applications to sponsor parents and grandparents starting January 2, 2015. Applications received before January 2, 2015 will not be accepted and will be returned to the applicant. Only 5000 complete applications will be accepted for 2015.

Because of diverse ethnic groups and traditional beliefs, Nepal has numerous cultural practices that may appear unusual to a person on his/her first visit to the country. Do not feel offended if a Nepalese woman hesitates to give you a hand. Especially women, but greet you with "Namaste”, a gesture reminiscent of a praying position, in which the two palms are placed together. Below are some common Do's and Don'ts which may be helpful to every one who wish to visit Nepal.

How To Piss Off a Nepali

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 19:00

SO YOU HAPPEN to come across this brown individual at a party or at the mall and you start making guesses about where he or she is from. The worst way you can start off your interaction is by asking them if they are from India. Not a “So, where are you from?” But a direct “Are you from India?”

MoMo - NOT Dumpling!

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 19:00

Momo is a type of steamed bun filled with meat, vegetable, cheese etc. Momo has become a traditional delicacy in Nepal, Tibet and among Nepalese/Tibetan communities in Bhutan, Sikkim and Darjeeling. It is one of the most popular fast foods in many regions of Nepal populated with people of Nepal, Tibetan or Himalayan origin. Momos have now been spread to other foreign countries in places with a significant Nepalese and Tibetan diaspora.

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