phoolko aakhama by Ani Choying Dolma

phoolko aakhama by Ani Choying Dolma
A very beautiful Nepalese song by a Buddhist nun “Ani Choying Dolma”
lyrics of poet Durga Lal Shrestha and music of Nhoo Bajracharya

In a first, India, Nepal and Bangladesh to sync 2018 tiger census

In a first, India, Nepal and Bangladesh to sync 2018 tiger census
The Time of India
For the first time, India, Nepal and Bangladesh will be conducting the 2018 tiger census in close coordination in their respective territories at the same time. The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), which is responsible for conducting the exercise in India, has proposed major changes including uniformity in counting of big cats in all tiger reserves, national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in the country at the same time…MORE

Why sitting down all day is bad for your brain

Why sitting down all day is bad for your brain
World Economic Forum

In many aspects of life where we need to use our brain power, we also tend to sit down: at school, at work, sitting exams or concentrating on a crossword. In a new paper, we explore how prolonged sitting may affect the brain’s fuel supply and have a negative impact on brain health….

The problem with too much sitting

Too much sitting can increase the risk of early death. It’s estimated that 60-75 minutes a day of moderate to vigorous intensity exercise is required to offset the increased risk of death associated with more than eight hours a day of sitting.

This is a lot of exercise. At least twice as much as the current minimum recommended amount for adults. So reducing sitting may be an additional health-enhancing strategy….MORE

Moulton earns Fulbright Award

Moulton earns Fulbright Award
Professor will launch Nepal’s first counseling psychology program
NSU News
… said Moulton, who has traveled to Nepal several times to work with the Empower Nepali Girls Foundation and is familiar with the country’s education …more