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Tibet Plateau reports 99 new lakes in last four decades: Research

LHASA, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) — Climate change researchers working across the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau say rapid warming has resulted in the formation of 99 new lakes and “extensive” lake expansion over the last four decades. The findings were published in the latest edition of the American journal “Geophysical Research Letters.” Besides …

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Pakistan hands over dossier on ‘India’s interference’ to UN chief

Pakistan has handed over a dossier on India’s alleged “interference” in the country to new UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and asked the world body to play a role in “restraining” India from such activities. Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador MaleehaLodhi delivered the dossier on “India’s interference and terrorism …

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China to set up gravitational wave telescopes in Tibet

LHASA, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) — China is working to set up the world’s highest altitude gravitational wave telescopes in Tibet Autonomous Region to detect the faintest echoes resonating from the universe, which may reveal more about the Big Bang. Construction has started for the first telescope, code-named Ngari No.1, 30 …

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Tubo period petroglyphs found in Tibet

LHASA, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) — Eight stone inscriptions found in Mangkam County in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region have been confirmed as dating back to the Tibetan Tubo Kingdom more than 1,000 years ago, the county cultural relics bureau said Sunday. The bureau along with the county tourist bureau and …

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Teriya Fauja Magar, has made headlines as she has made it into the final round of Jhalak Dikhhala Jaa, a popular dance reality. Previously she had won the title honour at a popular Indian reality television show Dance India Dance Little Master in 2014. The show is broadcast on Indian …

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La La Land sweeps Golden Globe Awards


Hollywood musical La La Land has broken the record for the most Golden Globe Awards, winning seven prizes. It won in every category in which it was nominated – including best musical or comedy film and acting trophies for Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. It also won the awards for …

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Nepathya never fails to entertain the crowd


Popular Nepali folk rock band Nepathya enthralled thousands of music lovers at Tudikhel on Saturday evening, Jan 7. The band performed at the Grand finale of Bajaj Motorcycle’s bike reality show, Pulsar Dare Venture 2, which was organised by Bajaj Motorcycles. “This historic ground has witnessed many changes in Nepal,” …

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‘Dangal’ shatters Bollywood box office record


Aamir Khan’s latest film “Dangal” is now Bollywood’s highest grossing movie of all time, breaking the record set by his previous release “PK” in 2014. “Dangal” pulled in around 3.45 billion rupees ($50 million) in net domestic revenue by Sunday, trade sources said, overtaking PK’s box office haul of 3.38 …

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The Dov Simens’ two-day film school this Jan


The Dov Simens’ 2 day Film School will be held on January 22–23 at Nepal Tourism Board. The Dov Simens’ 2 Day Film School is considered one of the most successful filmmaking workshops in the world. Dov has conducted this workshop in 34 countries .The Kathmandu School of Cinema and …

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Mobile app for passport application submission

The Department of Passport (DoP) has launched a mobile application with the aim of easing the process of applying for passport. Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat inaugurated the app amidst a function at DoP office in Narayanhiti. “The mobile app would not only save applicants’ time, but also …

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