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Nepathya’s iphone video made public

Nepathya’s new music video filmed with an iphone has been made public as part of its 25th year activities. The song ‘Ghar ko Kura’ was written in June 2004 and was included in their 6th album ‘Ghatana’ in 2005. The video of the song written in 2004 during Nepal’s insurgency period was filmed with an iphone during Nepathya’s US tour in 2016. Disclosing how the song came into being, Nepathya frontman Amrit Gurung said he found people indifferent to issues back home during his trip to the US in 2004. He said people were more interested to enjoy a dancing
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International Yoga in Reading, UK

International Yoga Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and charm at Sun Street Community Hall in Reading under the aegis of the Pran Yoga group and Greater Reading Nepalese Community Association (GRNCA) on Sunday. International Yoga day is being celebrated across the World for the last 3 years recognising its extremely important health benefits and worldwide popularity after the United Nations proclaimed 21 June as the International Day of Yoga. This year’s Yoga day theme was ‘Yoga for Health.’ Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated from Hinduism more than 5,000 years ago. The word ‘yoga’
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Tara Sapkota has the chance to win a national writing competition

A SCHOOLGIRL has the chance to win a national writing competition after making the final as one of ten pupils from across the UK. Tara Sapkota, 13, an Upton Court Grammar School pupil, won the regional round of the National Young Writers’ Awards 2017. Tara, from Slough, impressed with her story ‘Seed of Life’ about a group of people who set out in search of a cure to a mystery illness on another planet. The lucky national winner will be surprised in their own school today (Tuesday) by wildlife TV presenter and writer, Steve Backshall. Together with tuition provider Explore
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Hertfordshire student designers win coveted awards at Graduate Fashion Show

Four University of Hertfordshire Fashion students were presented with awards for their innovative designs, by some of the biggest names in the fashion industry, at the annual Graduate Fashion Show, held on 16 May 2017 at Chelsea Old Town Hall. A huge congratulations to those Talented Fashion Students, who took home Four Awards from Industry Giants: Ted Baker, F&F, Maria Grachvogel and Ally Capellino. One of the Four Graduate Fashion Student Designers Award Winners was Sameeta Shrestha. Sameeta Shrestha Sameeta Shrestha: The Winner of The Ally Capellino Award, Presented by the Founder and the CEO: Ms Alison Lloyd of The
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4 climbers die near top of Mount Everest in tragic weekend

KATHMANDU, Nepal — The body of an Indian climber was spotted on Mount Everest on Monday, the fourth fatality during a busy and tragic weekend on the world’s highest peak. Sherpa rescuers spotted the body of Indian climber Ravi Kumar, but it was impossible to retrieve the body, said Thupden Sherpa of Arun Treks and Expedition. It appeared that Kumar had fallen some 200 meters (650 feet) below the route, he said. Climbers from the United States, Slovakia and Australia also died on the mountain over the weekend. Because of bad weather conditions, climbing to the summit had been delayed
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Mountaineer Min Bahadur Sherchan has died

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s octogenarian mountaineer Min Bahadur Sherchan has died at the base camp of Mt Everest on Saturday afternoon. The 86-year-old former British Gurkha who aimed at reclaiming the crown of oldest climber to ascend the world’s highest mountain died at 5:14 pm, sources at the Everest base camp confirmed. – thehimalayantimes
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The THAAD menace

Dr. Suresh Chalise The crisis in the Korean peninsula as a result of THAAD anti-missile system could even lead to a third world war America’s installation of its anti-ballistic Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in the UAE, Turkey and South Korea has sparked new tensions in Asia. The system, supposedly deployed in South Korea as a deterrence against North-Korean’s continuous provocations (it repeated testing of ballistic missiles), could act as a flashpoint between the two Koreas. Earlier, Washington had sent an aircraft carrier strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson to the Korean peninsula. It was also
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‘Nepal Earthquake Heroes, Survivors & Miracles’ hosted in British Parliament

London. A film about the devastating 2015 earthquakes in Nepal which claimed almost 9,000 lives and affected hundreds of thousands of men, women and children, has been shown in the UK Parliament. Directed by the country’s most celebrated film maker, Ganesh Panday, the screening of ‘Nepal Earthquake Heroes, Survivors & Miracles’ was hosted by North East Fife MP Stephen Gethins to commemorate the second anniversary of the earthquakes which struck Kathmandu sending shockwaves across the country. The film, which aims to represent Nepali resilience in face of the 2015 earthquakes, is highly topical, coming just a month after the UK
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Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service 2016

Naya Yuva Voluntary Group, in Farnborough, Hampshire recognised with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for 2016. Naya yuva, a voluntary group from Rushmoor District who works in the community to promote integration and support youths has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. Naya Yuva is an independent voluntary organization established in 2010 with an intention to support youths, facilitate positive integration and encourage civic participation within the community. Our name ‘Naya Yuva’ stands for ‘New Youth’ in Nepali Language. Vice-president Mina Pun and Advisor Sheila
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Lord Mayor of London convenes investment conference

The Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, will tomorrow (Wednesday) host an investment conference at The Mansion House to connect potential British investors with representatives of Nepal’s hydro power industry. Nepal is blessed with tremendous capacity for medium to large scale hydropower infrastructure and the Government of Nepal is keen to attract foreign investment and skills to meet their targets for total domestic supply as well as facilitating exports to energy-hungry India and Bangladesh. The conference will bring British investment managers, financial services and engineering companies together alongside a senior Nepalese delegation and members of the Nepalese diaspora
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