Fun Facts About Nepal

Nepal is a beautiful country rightfully called a paradise on earth. . Nepal is truly a god’s playground with stunning landscapes, majestic mountains and mesmerizing lakes.Nepal lies sandwiched between the two domineering land masses and national powers that are India and China, yet it still manages to retain a culture that is distinctly its own.
Here we are listing the most fun and interesting facts about Nepal.

 
Second largest population of One-horned Rhino is found in Nepal.

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Nepal was never under any foreign invasion.

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Nepal has the densest concentration of World Heritage Sites. Kathmandu valley alone has 7 World Heritage Cultural sites within a radius of 15 kilometers.

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Nepal is the only country with a non-rectangular flag. Nepal’s flag is maroon with two triangular shapes stacked on one another with blue border.

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Cows are sacred in Nepal.

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Nepal has the only living goddess in the world called Kumari. Kumari literally means virgin in Nepali.

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Nepal has over 80 ethnic groups and 123 Languages (Mother Tongue) .

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Map of Nepal and Portugal is similar.

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Nepali Calendar is 67 years ahead of Gregorian Calendar.

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Nepal is called Amazon of Asia.Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, is the living cultural museum of the world.

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Nepal has one of the best habitats for Snow Leopard.

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The highest mountain in the world, The Mount Everest is in Nepal. Everest is called Sagarmatha in Nepali which translates to “Forehead of the Sky.”Nepal has 8 out of the world’s 14 highest mountains including the Mount Everest.

 

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Nepal has 8 % of the total species of birds found in the world.

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Nepal comprises 6% of the world’s rhododendron species.

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Breath Taking Festivals Of The World

 Here are some of the most amazing and beautiful festival which is celebrated across the globe.

Songkran Water Festival – Thailand

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This festival lies in the summer so people throw water on each other using various things like water guns,bucket etc. Elephants are also seen splashing water through trunks.

  La Tomatina – Spain

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Here comes a festival in which people throw tomatoes at each other and ride down that tomato – streaked slides. This festival also involves lots of dancing and fun.

 Pingxi Lantern Festival – Taiwan

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This is a festival which enlightens the sky by thousands of lanterns. It is celebrated in Pingxi district in Taiwan. It is believed to alleviate evil and diseases from the society by making wishing in those lanterns.

 

Carnival of Venice – Venice, Italy

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This festival has many entertainer like bands, jugglers everywhere colorful boats in the canal. In the evening people join for a party. They wear mask of different types and creates a beautiful scenario.

 Up Helly Aa Fire Festival – Scotland

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This exciting festival includes different types of fire themed environment. The people march through the town or village in a variety of themed costumes.

 

Dia de los muertos (Day of the Dead) – Mexico

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It is celebrated across the world but mostly in Mexico. On this day families and friends gather and pray for members of families or friends who have died.

 Harbin Ice and Snow Festival – Harbin, China

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This festival is enjoyed during winters by making biggest ice sculptures in China. It is one of the largest ice festivals. This festival last a month.

 Boryeong Mud Festival – South Korea

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This festival is celebrated in Seoul,South Korea. The mud is taken from the Boryeong mud flat and then moved to the Daecheon beach area where the festival is celebrated. This mud contains minerals and is also used in cosmestic products. It takes place during summer.

 Chinese New Year

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This festival is celebrated on the first day of the New Year falls on the new moon which lies between 21 Jan- 20 Feb. This festival is centuries old have great significance in Chinese culture. This is the time where they honor deities and their ancestors.

 The Rio de Janeiro Carnival – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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This festival is much talked about festival in the world. It is held before the

before Lent every Year and it is believed to be one of the most giant carnival in the world which has about two million people in the street. The Rio carnival parade is usually filled with revelers,floats and adornments.

 

Countries With the Highest Suicide Rates

Nobody besides themselves would know what goes on in their minds a few minutes before taking their own life, by their own hands.  Many people ranging from the smallest to the oldest of people for many reasons unknown or known, have done it.

 Countries With the Highest Suicide Rates

Guyana

Japan

South Korea

Sri Lanka

Lithuania

Suriname

Mozambique

Tanzania

Nepal

Kazakhstan

Here is a list of 10 countries with the highest suicide rates which includes male, female, suicide of mysterious reasons and suicide for reasons that can be reckoned with.

Kazakhstan

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Suicide in Kazakhstan is one of the biggest newsflash unfortunate events that occur. Kazakhstan holds tenth position among the countries with the highest suicide rates in the world.  It is reported that around 86 teenager under the age of 18 has committed suicide over a period of 5 months in Kazakhstan . Well most of these cases could be traced back to common issues such as failure in examinations and not being strong enough to face the embarrassment of the people. Failure in general however, isn’t the end of the world, somebody would only fail if they stop trying. Other related incidences that lead to suicide would include: Extreme loneliness,conflict at home and school etc.

 Nepal

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According to reports from Nepali Police,around 965 people kill them self due to poverty,tradegy and other reasons.Turning it into on of those countries with the highest suicide rates. Police data of Nepal also reported that more than 4000 people commit suicide each year and majority fall under the categories of Natural disaster related fears or grievances while the rest may fall under reasons of poverty as well.

 Tanzania

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Within a period of 5 years, Tanzania has the highest suicide rates and has seen the death of 3420 incidences of suicide consisting of majority in men and women and minority occupied in the numbers of minors below the age of 18 years old.    Some notable reasons behind these suicides traces back to young girls and social problems they face on a daily basis of course inflicting stress of levels that they cannot take anymore and due to incurable diseases that one would choose not to live with such as HIV/AIDS etc.

 Mozambique

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With Mozambique also being one of the poorest and under-developed in Africa which means that they are bound to encounter a series of issues and life lowering things that contribute to their eventual resorting of suicide. The country has one of the highest suicide rates in the world. It is number one suicide Nation in Africa.Suicide in Mozambique isn’t an uncommon thing that could happen.

 Lithuania

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It has also been noted that the rate of suicide in Lithuania is twice as high in rural areas. The common reason for most suicides is due to peoples circumstances example : alcoholism, alcohol abuse, drug consumption of dosages that the body is unable to handle, therefore affecting their overall mindset and with an overload of their situations and circumstances that somebody would think off at any particular moment, may be enough to drive somebody to an early death.

 Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka experiences one of the highest suicide rates in the world and not for the cliché reasons as mentioned above. 4000 people a year kill themselves. Besides financial issues, there are also several factors that can contribute to one’s death or suicide in Sri Lanka and that once again brings us back to the Indian traditions, gang pressure, not being educated enough to get a skilled job which again cycles back to financial issues and problems being one of the prominent and most common reasons for why Sri Lankans would take their lives.

 South Korea

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South Koreans seem to be more of the intelligent, high profiled, educated and successful people as a difference who are prone to killing themselves or simply retreating to other parts from their home town, thinking they would be escaping their troubles without realizing their problems are to haunt them where ever they are in the world. This can be considered as the ‘not-so intelligent’ part of South Koreans. Death and suicide is a very serious thing and shouldn’t be taken lightly, nor is it something that you can laugh about, however comically the people of South Korea who end up taking their lives are businessmen who are unhappy about their businesses and how it is doing which is a very silly reason for somebody to end life for, forgetting what it took to reach that point of success in the first place.

 Japan

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According to sources around 25000 people take their life.Depression and economic crisis is generally more than enough for the average Japanese man or women to take their lives.An economic crisis situation would be the worst thing a Japanese businessmen could suffer as most of the world relies on Asian manufactured products and their production etc., it is almost as though Japan is highly reliant on the business of other countries in order for them to run sustain ably.

Guyana

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Guyana is number one on the list of countries with the highest suicide rates simply because it’s become world knowledge that the people of this Country die like flies. Guyana holds the highest suicide rates in the world for many of the common reasons mentioned and more especially for some bizarre reasons as well.  Guyana people are faced with depression, rape, poverty, chronic or incurable diseases or illnesses, lack of skilled education,unemployment, civil war every now and then, family and social related issues, unhappiness with one self and more especially mental illnesses being a common thing among st locals , the most shocking reason which tops everything discussed thus far at why the rate of suicide is so high in above countries is that the suicide rate of Guyana has sky rocketed due to acts of witchcraft.

Information are collected from different sources.

NASA Just Found a Lost Spacecraft

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NASA was started in 1958 as a part of the United States government. NASA is in charge of U.S. science and technology that has to do with airplanes or space. NASA does a lot of different things. NASA works to make air travel faster and safer.

NASA does a lot of different things. NASA makes satellites. The satellites help scientists learn more about Earth. NASA sends probes out into space. NASA scientists study things in the solar system, and even farther away.

A new program will send humans to explore asteroids, Mars and beyond. People at NASA work on ways to make air travel better for everyone on Earth, too.

If movies about space have taught us anything, it’s that no one can hear you scream. If you get lost in space, nobody’s going to find you. Unless you’re a spacecraft with a direct link to NASA. Then, there is hope for you yet.

STEREO-B, from the Solar and Terrestrial Relations Observatory mission, went missing on October 1, 2014 after losing contact with the team back on Earth. However, on Sunday night, scientists were able to reestablish contact, after 22 months of searching, when the Deep Space Network (NASA’s tool for tracking space missions) was able to lock on to the signal.

In October 2006, STEREO-B and its partner STEREO-A embarked on a two-year-long mission to provide measurements of the sun’s flow of energy to Earth. One was slightly inside Earth’s orbit, and one was outside, allowing scientists to measure energy from multiple angles and eventually, the far side of the sun for the first time.

However, the team ran into a problem. One of the spacecraft was about to drift to the opposite side of the sun from Earth, so there was going to be a three-month period during which communication would be impossible. Since the spacecraft were only designed to be in space for two years, this development was overlooked at the time of the launch.

“The sun emits strongly in nearly every wavelength, making it the biggest source of noise in the sky,” said Dan Ossing, mission operations manager for the STEREO mission.“Most deep space missions only have to deal with sun interference for a day or so, but for each of the STEREO spacecraft, this period lasted nearly four months.”

Because the spacecraft was designed to reset after 72 hours without contact, the team decided to test it to make sure it could reestablish a signal with Earth durimg this reset period. The scientists figured it would turn itself back on.

The team received a weak signal after the first reset, and that was the last time they heard from STEREO-B. Until this week, when the Deep Space Network established a link with STEREO-B’s signal.

In a report from December 2015, scientists hypothesized that the tests went awry because the sensor that tells the spacecraft how fast it’s rotating failed, sending it spinning out of control. Meanwhile, the spacecraft’s battery was powered by solar panels, which weren’t able to get energy to power it up.

Since communications were lost, scientists have been using the network to check for STEREO-B, spacing out three three-hour blocks each week to search for it. This was a tough task, considering scientists had no idea where the spacecraft was.

But the newly located STEREO-B isn’t out of danger just yet. The STEREO team will plan further recovery processes to ensure that the spacecraft is working properly. The team has already spent several hours testing its vitals before powering it down to save battery.

It’s a process that might take years. In 2019, the team will be able to use Hubble to see it and test its rate of spin.

So I guess STEREO-B got its happily ever after, at least for now. It’s still sad to think about it floating in space, spinning out of control, hoping its friends back on Earth will find it. Although that could just be us (definitely us).

 

 

 

 

– Anu Shrestha

At least six people believed killed in Italy earthquake

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At least six people are believed to have died following a strong earthquake in central Italy, officials told state broadcaster RAI on Wednesday.
The mayor of the central Italian town of Accumoli said a number of buildings had been badly damaged by the 6.2 magnitude quake.
“Four people are under the rubble, but they are not showing any sign of life. Two parents and two children,” mayor Stefano Petrucci told RAI television.
RAI quoted local police as saying two people were known to have died in the nearby village of Pescara del Tronto.
The earthquake struck at 3.36 am (0136 GMT) and was felt across wide swaths of Italy.

 

 

Sources: Himalayn Times

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Top 10 Countries with Highest Rape Crime

Nowadays, Rape crime is increasing in everywhere and its creating serious problem.

Here is the list of top 10 countries with highest rape crime.

  1. United States

usThe super power of the world is at the first position in the race of rapes. Males are majorly the rapist holding a proportion of 99%. Out of all the victims, 91% are females while 9% are males. The U.S Bureau of Justice Statistics states that 91% of rape victims are female and 9% are male, and nearly 99% of rapists are male.

2. South Africa

africaThe country has one of the highest rates of rape in the world, with some 65,000 rapes and other sexual assaults reported for the year 2012. The incidence of rape has led to the country being referred to as the “rape capital of the world”.

3. Sweden

swdenSweden has the highest incidence of reported rapes in Europe and one of the highest in the world. One among st every four women comes out to be the victim of rape in Sweden. By 2010, The Swedish police recorded the highest number of offences – about 63 per 100,000 inhabitants. The country has third-highest rape crime in the world.

4. India

indiaIndia is the place where sexual assault is rapidly increasing. Rape in India is one of India’s most common crimes against women. According to the National Crime Records Bureau 24,923 rape cases were reported across India in 2012, but experts agree that the number of unreported cases of sexual assault brings the total much higher.

5. United Kingdom(UK)

ukMany people wish to live or even visit UK as it is one of the most developed countries. But they surely must not be aware that this country is also involved badly in the crime of rape. Over 400,000 women are sexually assaulted each year. One in 5 women (aged 16 – 59) has experienced some form of sexual violence since the age of 16.

6. German

germanAn estimate of 240,000 women and girls has died up till now in Germany because of this crime. Germany is on the number six in the highest rape crime with the figures of 6,507,394 in this year which is really a big figure.

7. France

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Rape was not a crime in France until 1980. Laws reinforcing women’s rights and safety are relatively recent in France. The law making rape a crime dates back only to 1980.  France is at the 7th position with the total reported crime of 3,771,850.

8. Canada

canadyIt is an Amercing continent and the total reported cases of rape in this country are 2,516,918. These are only six percent of the total rape cases. It is reported that over one in three women had experienced a sexual assault and that only 6% of sexual assaults were reported to the police.

9. Sri-Lanka

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Sri Lanka’s security forces are still raping and torturing suspects. The UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence found that 14.5% of the sample of Sri Lankan men had perpetrated rape at some point in their lives.

10. Ethiopia

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Ethiopia is estimated to have one of the highest rates of violence against women in the world. A report by the UN found that nearly 60% of Ethiopian women were subjected to sexual violence. Rape is a very serious problem in Ethiopia.

 

Top Ten Universities Of The World

Top Ten Universities Of The World

S.N University/Institutions Overall Score Country
1. Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

 

100 U.S.A
2. Harvard University

 

98.7 U.S.A
3. University Of Cambridge

 

98.6 U.K
4. Stanford University

 

98.6 U.S.A
5. California Institute Of Technology

 

97.9 U.S.A
6. University Of Oxford

 

97.7 U.K
7. University College London

 

97.2 U.K
8. Imperial College London

 

96.1 U.K
9. Swiss Federal Institute Of Technology

 

95.5 Switzerland
10. University Of Chicago 94.6 U.S.A

( Above Data and Information Are Collected from Different Sources)

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