Nepal has international reputation in paragliding securing 2nd position after Japan in Asian Games 2018 held in Indonesia. Similarly, bungy jumping of Bhote-Koshi is supposed to be the first of its type in South Asia. In trekking, Great Himalayan Trail is a world renowned adventurous trekking trail from east to west of Nepal at an altitude of 5000 meters along with Annapurna circuit trek.
Eldest student in college sets up scholarship fund
Dhangadi, Feb 16: The oldest student of the Farwestern Higher Secondary School here has set up a fund to provide scholarship to the deserving students of the school.
A student of Bachelor's second year, 67-year-old Purna Nanda Joshi announced the scholarship fund at a function organised Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the school. Joshi has been a student at the school from Grade 11. He has contributed Rs. 50,000 to the fund.
He is presently undergoing the bachelor's degree in humanities and is determined to complete master's degree despite his growing age. Majority of the students in the school including his classmates fondly call him 'Baje' or granddaddy.
Meanwhile, a student of Bachelor's third year, Mahesh Nepali became the first recipient of the scholarship from the fund set up by his junior in school, Mr Joshi. RSS
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