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SFCG’s video and photography contest on the theme ‘Peace’

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The Search for Common Ground (SFCG) Nepal has announced a nation-wide peace video and photography contest to mark the International Peace Day on Monday. Issuing a press release, the SFCG Nepal has said that the photos and videos on the theme ‘peace’ will be judged by a panel comprising film …

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Russian balloonist sets world record for circumnavigation

Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov is seen in front of his balloon as it is inflated before the start of his record attempt for a solo hot-air balloon flight around the globe near Perth, Australia, in this handout image received July 12, 2016.    Oscar Konyukhov/Handout via REUTERS

Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov has landed safely in a field on a private property in West Australia after setting a world record for circumnavigating the world solo in a hot air balloon. The 64-year-old Konyukhov emerged from the balloon’s gondola after more than 11 days aloft expressing his appreciation for …

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Salter gives her paintings to Maiti Nepal

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British artist and social activist Jan Salter who is now 90 years of age, donated 54 of her portrait paintings to Maiti Nepal. In a farewell program held for her at the organization, she handed over the paintings to AnuradhaKoirala, the founder and director of Maiti Nepal – a non-profit …

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Cunning people’s gentleman agreement!

Maoist Center chairman Pushpakamal Dahal is repeatedly saying that there was a gentleman agreement between him and PM KP Sharma Oli on handing over the PM’s position. On the other hand, Oli is saying that there was no such an agreement. Dahal seems to be a foolish guy as whether …

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Interesting alliance between Deuba and Dahal

Once upon a time, when Sher Bahadur Deuba was the prime minister of Nepal and Pushpakamal Dahal was commanding the “people’s war”, Deuba had fixed the price of the heads of the Maoist leaders in armed conflict. Today, both of them have become allies and developed an alliance to form …

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Pokemon Go taking over the web

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In the week that political resignations, leadership battles and market turmoil dominated news headlines, a certain monster-hunting mobile game was busy making waves online. Pokemon Go’s mixture of gaming and reality has proved a huge success. Barely a weeksince the launch of Pokémon Go — the smartphone app and game …

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Itchya Karki the Super Model Nepal of 2016

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Itchya Karkiwas crowned‘The Super Model Nepal 2016’ at grand finale held at Nepal Academy in Kathmandu on Saturday evening, organized by Pacific Event and Management. Karki won the beauty pageant which saw 55 finalists competing for the title. She received Rs 25,000 cash prize from the organizers and was also …

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Audition begins for the National Acting Competition 2016

With the beginning of auditions for the National Acting Competition 2016, ambitious actors from various parts of the nation have found a new platform to showcase their talent. The show is being organised by Anamnagar-based Next Models Nepal in partnership with iDream Animation Pvt Ltd and will be broadcasted on …

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Bad news for the momo fans

By Our Reporter Here is bad news for the momo fans as well as those who regularly enjoy meats! The meats that land in your kitchen are not healthy, according to findings of the market inspection and monitoring team led by  Minister for Commerce and Supplies  Ganesh Man Pun The …

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NSCN has not given up on sovereignty, says Muivah

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 BY VIJAITA SINGH Thuingaleng Muivah (82), general secretary of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah), which signed a framework agreement with the government last year, told The Hindu that the outfit had not given up its demand for sovereignty. Mr. Muivah also said that a separate flag and passport …

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