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World’s second-largest diamond discovered

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on November 24, 2015


© AOL Money UK World’s second largest diamond discovered in Botswana.

A diamond the size of a tennis ball has been recovered from a mine in Botswana. The incredible 1,111-carat stone is the biggest ever to be found in the country, and the largest discovered anywhere in the world since 1905.

The BBC reported that it has become the second-largest diamond discovered in the world. The largest was the 3,106-carat Cullian diamond found in South Africa in 1905. That one was cut into nine stones, and some of them are set in the Crown Jewels. Read the rest of this entry »

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Vladimir Putin’s multibillion-dollar, triple-decker war room revealed

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on November 22, 2015

“Gentlemen. You can’t fight in here. This is the war room!”

It could have been a scene straight out of “Dr. Strangelove” when President Vladimir V. Putin stepped into the Russian Ministry of Defense’s brand new, three-tiered, multibillion-dollar control centre this week, for a war briefing that had its fair share of movie-like pageantry.

The fortified National Control Defense Center was Putin’s first stop after officials confirmed that the Russian charter jet crash that claimed 224 lives last month was the result of an act of terror.

In case of a war, the centre would be Russia's premier communications centre.© Druzhinin/REX Shutterstock In case of a war, the centre would be Russia’s premier communications centre.On movie-theatre-size screens, live broadcasts showed long-range strategic bombers taking off from Russian air bases to fly sorties over Syria. Putin instructed commanders in Syria to “make contact with the French and work with them as allies” as Russia seeks a central role in a proposed anti-terrorist coalition. Read the rest of this entry »

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Joint Statement on the United Kingdom-India Summit 2015

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on November 15, 2015

Because of remarkable demonstration against Modi in UK two Prime Ministers joint statement gave priority to current situation in Nepal .

The two Prime Ministers stressed the importance of a lasting and inclusive constitutional settlement in Nepal that will address the remaining areas of concern and promote political stability and economic growth. They hoped the National Reconstruction Authority begins to function as soon as possible to facilitate post-earthquake reconstruction.


From:                 Foreign & Commonwealth Office, UK Trade & Investment, Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street,                                        Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, others
First published: 12 November 2015
Last updated:    12 November 2015, see all updates
Part of:                India

A joint statement between the UK and India following Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Cameron’s meeting in London in November 2015.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister David Cameron met in London on 12-13 November. The two Prime Ministers celebrated the growing strength, breadth and depth of the relations between the two countries. They emphasised that this enduring connection between the UK and India plays a vital role in safeguarding and promoting the security and prosperity of both peoples. India’s economic development and rise as a global power affords opportunities to further deepen and extend this partnership to foster economic growth and inclusive development, update and strengthen the rules based international system, and counter global threats. Read the rest of this entry »

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Inspiration: From teenage guerrilla to top athlete

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on November 14, 2015

By Chris Haslam

Ten years ago Mira Rai was a teenage guerrilla, wanted by Nepal’s government. Now she’s the country’s most successful runner.


Behind a steel gate on a dusty side street in Kathmandu, there’s a rather good bar. It’s run by the Belgian consulate and offers a superb selection of rare Trappist beers.

It’s an odd place to meet Nepal’s next sporting superstar, a former child soldier who ran away from home to escape a life of repression and has since risen to the top of one of the most extreme sports on Earth.

Two things strike you upon meeting this young athlete. First, there are those eyes – twinkling with self-amusement at an absurd life. Secondly, there’s the fact that Mira Rai is a woman. Read the rest of this entry »

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Inspiration: Alibaba Singles’ Day Sales Reach $14.3 Billion, Smashing Record (Video)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on November 14, 2015

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. logged a record 91.2 billion yuan ($14.3 billion) in sales on Singles’ Day, turning a sweethearts’ holiday dreamed up two decades ago into a major online shopping event.

Transactions had passed last year’s record of $9.3 billion before midday in China, according to the company. The top-selling items by retailers using Alibaba’s platform included baby-related and nutritional products, Nike sneakers and Levi’s jeans, the company said.

Chairman Jack Ma raised the stakes this year by moving the event’s headquarters to Beijing, bringing in more foreign brands and enlisting Hollywood celebrities Daniel Craig and Kevin Spacey to add glamour to the shopathon. Tapping into rising disposable incomes has paid off for China’s biggest e-commerce emporium as it captures more of the country’s surging smartphone use with restaurant deliveries and video streaming. Read the rest of this entry »

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हामी ६५ हजार भारतिय गोर्खा सैनिकसंग सिंगो भारत हल्लाउन सक्ने क्षेमता छ

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on November 3, 2015


तपाईंले मेरो देशलाई नाकाबन्दी लगाएको कारण आज मेरो चित्ता दुखेको छ, मन फाटेको छ र आँसु झरेको छ । मोदीलाई जम्मु काश्मिरबाट एक भारतिय गोर्खा सैनिकको खुला पत्र

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म भारतीय सेनाको नवौ गोरखा राइफल्समा कार्यरत भारतीय गोर्खा सैनिक हुँ । म अहिले ड्युटीको क्रममा भारत(पाकिस्तानको सीमा क्षेत्र जम्मु काश्मिरको लेकमा छुु । भारतीय भूमिमा उभिएको छु । मेरो हातमा भारत सरकारको राइफल छ । यदि कसैले यो सीमामा भारतविरुद्ध तलमाथि गर्यो भने मैले उसलाई खत्तम पार्नु छ । पार्न सक्छुु । मेरो अहिलेको जिम्मेवारी यही हो । मैले भारत सरकारको बन्दुुक बोकेको आगामी मंसिरबाट १० वर्ष पुग्दै छ । भारतीय माटोमा मैले जीवन बिताएको पनि १० वर्ष नै भयो ।

म भारतीय माटोमा उभिएको छुु, मेरो हातमा भारतीय बन्दुुक छ, तर मेरो मन उतै नेपालमा छ, जहाँ मैले मेरा १९ वर्ष बिताएको छुु । फेरि पनि जानुु पर्नेछ त्यहीँ । मेरो बाल्यकाल जहाँ बित्यो, त्यहीँ बित्नेछ बुढेसकाल पनि । मेरो दिमाग, मेरो हृदय सबै सबै उतै छन् । सम्झिरहेको छुु, पूर्वी नेपाल भोजपुरको उही पिखुवा र इरखुुवाको चिसो पानी र असला माछा । सम्झिरहेको छुु, उही मैयुङ र सिलिचुुङ । मेरो भोजपुर, पिखुुवा, इरखुुवा सबै मेरा आकांक्षा हुन् । तर, यो जम्मु काश्मिर केवल जागिर हो मेरो । सिमानामा हामी छौ र तपार्इंहरू दिल्लीमा निर्धक्क सुतेर मीठो सपना देख्नुहुन्छ । हामी जम्मु काश्मिर र लद्दाखमा अनिदो भएकै कारण तपाईंहरू दिल्लीमा निदाउन सक्नुभएको छ । Read the rest of this entry »

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Hug It Out: A Cuddle Is An Important Part Of The Healing Process (Video)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on November 2, 2015

By Leigh Campbell

Mom hugging toddler girl in the park

                                                                        Mom hugging toddler girl in the park

A new study conducted with Australian midwives and nurses has found that 99 percent believe that hugs and affection are an important part of the healing process for sick children — and 98 percent believe that hugs can help children recover more quickly during illness.

Mums agree with the findings, with two thirds saying that a hug makes their child feel calm.

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भीमकाय पहाड फोरेर काठमाडौँ सम्म रेल मार्ग ल्याऊने चिनको योजना

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on November 1, 2015

1148raillllचीनले सर्वोच्च शिखर सगरमाथा हुँदै नेपालसम्म रेलवे निर्माण गर्ने प्रस्ताव गरेको छ। चीनले सगरमाथा छेडेर सुरुङमार्गमार्फत काठमाडौंसम्म रेल ल्याउन यस्तो प्रस्ताव अघि सारेको हो। नेपालकै प्रस्तावअनुसार चीनले सगरमाथामा सुरुङ बनाएर सन् २०२० सम्म नेपालसम्म रेल ल्याउने तयारी गरेको चिनियाँ सरकारी सञ्चारमाध्यम चाइना डेलीले बुधबारको अंकमा लेखेको छ।

तिब्बतको रेलवे सेवाले ल्हासा र र चीनको अन्य सहर पहिले नै जोडिसकेको छ। नौ महिनाअघि चीनको सिगात्से ल्याइपु:याइएको रेल सन् २०२० भित्र नेपालको सीमासम्म जोड्ने महत्त्वाकांक्षी योजना चीनले गत वर्ष सार्वजनिक गरेको थियो। नेपाललाई चीनको रेलमार्गले जोड्न विकट भौगोलिक स्थितिको कारण सगरमाथामा सुरुङ मार्ग बनाउनुको विकल्प नभएको चिनियाँ विज्ञ तथा एकेडेमी अफ इन्जिनियरिङ अफ चाइनालाई उद्धृत गर्दै चाइना डेलीले जनाएको छ। Read the rest of this entry »

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