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Across the Atlantic on Balloon

Sep
21

Among the riskiest adventures human beings have undertaken till date, the attempts to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a balloon is one of the most thrilling and sensational. It might sound bizarre, but it happened in reality. It didn’t however come overnight. Before the ultimate successful flight in 1978, fourteen previous attempts had failed with the loss of five lives: Malcolm Brighton with Rodney and Pamela Anderson in Free Life, 1970, Tom Gatch in Light Heart, 1974, and Bob Berger, the same year, in Spirit of Man.

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The Bantars of Nepal

Sep
21

The remnant of the ash is collected and made into a small pile. A crater is made on the top, and milk is poured into it. If the milk turns red it is taken as the sign of love. After six days, the close relatives of the dead go to the nearest river or pond and offer mustard in the name of the dead. On twelfth day the final rites are performed.

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What are comets?

Sep
21

These materials expand into an enormous escaping atmosphere called the coma, which becomes far bigger than a planet, and they are forced back into long tails of dust and gas by radiation and charged particles flowing from the Sun. Comets are cold bodies, and we see them only because the gases in their comae and tails fluoresce in sunlight and because of sunlight reflected from the solids.

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Sinking of the Titanic

Sep
20

By Mahesh Paudyal

On April 10, 1912, the Titanic, largest ship afloat, left Southampton, England on her maiden voyage to New York City. The White Star Line had spared no expense in assuring her luxury. A legend even before she sailed, her passengers were a mixture of the world's wealthiest basking in the elegance of first class accommodations and immigrants packed into steerage.

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Childhood of Albert Einstein

Sep
20

By Mahesh Paudyal

Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Germany. He was the first child born to Hermann and Pauline Einstein, a bourgeois Jewish couple married three years earlier. Hermann began work as a merchant in the featherbed industry, but when his business collapsed, he moved his family to Munich to start an electrical-engineering business with his brother Jakob. This venture was largely supported by the Kochs, Pauline Einstein's parents. Pauline, a talented musician, introduced her son to the piano when he was a small boy and encouraged his passion for the violin, an instrument he studied from ages six to thirteen.

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Psychology of Young Lovers

Sep
20
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  - By  Hari Paudel 

Mahesh Paudyal’s latest novel Little Lovers presents the tragic end of innocent lovers Bikawa and Malshree.It flashes back how Lakhum got married and how his life continued. Lakhum and his family were living happily. The Majhis on Dolalghat were living happily working hard all the day. They do have small huts for shelter and they don’t need more than that. But the bitter part of their life was going to begin. The motor boats started there with irritating sound and massive smoke to compete with the poor little wooden boats. It brought a problem of sustenance to those Majhis, because their bread and butter was connected and only possible by boating which was being snatched from them. Lakhum hadgot married to Dukhini and gave birth to Bikawa. As all of other Majhis Lakhum’s family too sufered from the same problem brought out by these motor boats.

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Our Driver in Tears: Why ?

Sep
19
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It was morning; the time was extremely tranquil. It was pleasing too. Since the examinations had been over, my mind was at ease. Yes, it was then that I saw Uncle Arun – driver to my father – sobbing in a corner of the foreyard.  I went near him; he smiled to see me approach. But gloom still clouded over his face. I asked, “Uncle, why are you in tears today?”

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Freema Davis, Executive Director, founded Global Family Village

Sep
18
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 Freema Davis, Executive Director, founded Global Family Village, Inc. in March 2007. She has been working on behalf of Nepal’s disenfranchised women and children since 1994. Freema started working in Nepal with Educate the Children (ETC) to help improve the teaching/learning situation in the government schools at the preprimary and primary level.

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Jaleshwori Shrestha

Sep
04
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she has established are ‘Goma Memorial Award’ through Women Literature’s Foundation, ‘Devkumari Thapa Children’s Literature Banita Award,’ ‘Gunjan Talent Award,’ ‘Bandipur Children’s Literature Award,’ ‘Govinda Bahadur Malla Gothale Young Adults’ Literature Manuscript Award’ etc. With royalties for her writings, she has also established ‘Jaleshwori Children’s Talent Award’ at the initiative of her daughter Nibha Shrestha.

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