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Dr Nirala Receives Honor From Comptroller of the City of New York

Dr. Tara N. Niraula, President of America-Nepal Friendship Society (ANFS) and a prominent Nepali community leader was honored by William C. Thompson, the Comptroller of the City of New York.
Dr. Tara N. Niraula, President of America-Nepal Friendship Society (ANFS) and a prominent Nepali community leader was honored by William C. Thompson, the Comptroller of the City of New York.

Mr. Thompson, presenting the award to Dr. Niraula, said that it was "in recognition of his commitment and patience as a teacher; his dedicated efforts to assist the educational goals of immigrants and refugees; and his willingness to put his knowledge and time in the service of noble public goals." He further stated that this commendation was presented to Dr. Niraula "for his distinguished leadership in the academic community; for his commitment to encouraging communication and other productive transactions between Nepali and North American organizations; and for his dedication to preserving and promoting South Asian heritage and culture."

Currently, Dr. Niraula is the Senior Research Scholar and Director of Research Projects with Columbia University's Teachers College.

This article appeared on www.nepalnews.com on July 2nd, 2006.

Published Monday, Jul. 3, 2006

Dr Nirala Receives Honor From Comptroller of the City of New York

Dr. Tara N. Niraula, President of America-Nepal Friendship Society (ANFS) and a prominent Nepali community leader was honored by William C. Thompson, the Comptroller of the City of New York.

Mr. Thompson, presenting the award to Dr. Niraula, said that it was "in recognition of his commitment and patience as a teacher; his dedicated efforts to assist the educational goals of immigrants and refugees; and his willingness to put his knowledge and time in the service of noble public goals." He further stated that this commendation was presented to Dr. Niraula "for his distinguished leadership in the academic community; for his commitment to encouraging communication and other productive transactions between Nepali and North American organizations; and for his dedication to preserving and promoting South Asian heritage and culture."

Currently, Dr. Niraula is the Senior Research Scholar and Director of Research Projects with Columbia University's Teachers College.

This article appeared on www.nepalnews.com on July 2nd, 2006.
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