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Mystery of the ancient kingdom discovered in Nepal where thousands of caves are carved 155ft off the ground

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on August 29, 2013

  • An estimated 10,000 of the caves have been found in the former Kingdom of Mustang in North, Central Nepal
  • They have either been dug into the cliffside or tunnelled from above
  • Caves are thousands of years old but who built them and why remains a mystery

By ANTHONY BOND

Thousands of holes are carved into the fragile, sandy-coloured cliff in a gorge so large it dwarfs the Grand Canyon.

The astonishing number of caves, some dug into the cliffside, others tunnelled from above are thousands of years old but who built them and why remains a mystery.

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Mystery: Thousands of man-made caves 155ft from the ground lie hidden within the Himilayas in a gorge so large it dwarfs the Grand CanyonMystery: Thousands of man-made caves 155ft from the ground lie hidden within the Himilayas in a gorge so large it dwarfs the Grand Canyon

Bizarre: With dozens of holes carved into the fragile, sandy-coloured cliff face this unusual 'neighbourhood in the sky' looks like a giant sandcastleBizarre: With dozens of holes carved into the fragile, sandy-coloured cliff face this unusual ‘neighbourhood in the sky’ looks like a giant sandcastle Read the rest of this entry »

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Nepal’s Mustang is third best tourist destination across the world

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on December 25, 2012

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mustang.jpg.570x570_q85Australia: Nepal’s trans Himalayan district, Mustang has succeeded to be the third best tourist destination across the world.

Of the best ten tourist destinations across the world, Mustang was picked for its untarnished natural beauty and scenarios by the Lonely Planet.

Tagged as “Little Tibet” and “The Last Forbiddent Kingdom”, the organisation said that one should visit Mustang before breathing his/her last breath on this planet.

The agency has said that though being a part of Nepal, the Mustang territory shares culture, language with Tibet and that its topography and climate has similarities. Read the rest of this entry »

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World’s Most Dangerous Roads – Nepal (2011)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on December 10, 2011

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5.2 Million Nepalese still Illiterate

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on November 29, 2011

NOV 29, BHAKTAPUR. The Informal Education Center, Sanothimi, has made the population of illiterate people public over 15 years of age.

Deputy Director of the Center, Keshav Prasad Dahal, said illiterate male population over 15 years of age across the country is over 1.7 million while the female one is over 3.4 million.

Sarlahi district has the highest number of illiterate population while Manang has the lowest population of illiterate population across the country. Sarlahi has 132,798 female illiterate population and 88,897 male whereas Manang has only 907 female and 499 male illiterate population.

Under-Secretary at the Center, Madhav Prasad Dahal said, the center has been running literacy campaign since October 18 targeting to make literate to 1,035,000 uneducated people of 15-60 age groups in all the 75 districts.

As per the target the center will run classes effectively and plans to make literate to 350,000 uneducated people in the first three months, he said. Similarly, the rest of the illiterate population will be made literate in the second and third phase within the end of the current fiscal year, he added. Read the rest of this entry »

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प्रधानमन्त्रीको गाडी, मुस्ताङ म्याक्स,

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on August 30, 2011

डा बाबुराम भट्टराई प्रधानमन्त्री बन्ने बित्तिकै एउटा उदाहरणीय काम शुरु गर्नु भएको छ र त्यो हो नेपालमै बनेको गाडी चढने इच्छा । उन्ले रोजेको नेपालमा बनेको मुस्ताङ गाडी उनकै एस्कर्टिङमा गुड्ने प्रहरीको गाडीभन्दा सस्तो हो। पूर्व प्रधानमन्त्रीले लगेको चमेलिया विद्युत आयोजनाको चिल्लो गाडीको मोलबाट पाँच वटा आउँछ बाबुराम भट्टराईले चढेको गाडी। कस्तो छ त भट्टराईको रोजाइको गाडी भिडियोसहित हेर्न भित्र आउनुस्।

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