Nepal Current Affairs - 2019

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Kajin Sara Lake set to be world’s highest lake

Newly discovered Kajin Sara lake in Nepal is likely to set a new record of being the world’s highest lake. It is located at Singarkharka area of Chame rural municipality in Manang district of Nepal. Kajin Sara lake It is called Singar locally. It was discovered about a few months ago by team of mountaineers. Read More…

Month:  Categories: InternationalPlaces in News

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Indian bodybuilder Ravinder Malik wins Mr. South Asia title

Indian bodybuilder Ravinder Kumar Malik won Mr. South Asia title 2019. He was crowned overall champion at 12th South Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship held in Kathmandu in Nepal. The championship was organised under the auspices of Nepal Bodybuilding and Fitness Association by South Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Federation. A total of 91 Read More…

Month:  Categories: Awards & Honours

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Royal Bengal Tigers may not survive Climate Change: UN Report

According to a recent UN report, Climate change and rising sea levels may eventually wipe out ‘The Sundarbans’, which is one of world’s last and largest tiger strongholds. The studies of report rely on climate change scenarios developed by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for its simulation models. Key Findings of Report As per Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & BiodiversityUPSC

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Nepal’s 18 year old girl sets Guinness World Records for Longest Dancing

An 18-year old girl from Nepal named Bandana set a Guinness World Records on ‘Longest Dancing Marathon by an Individual’. She danced exclusively to Nepalese music continuously for 126 hours (over five days). Old Record She broke record set by India’s Kalamandalam Hemlatha, who danced continuously for 123 hours and 15 minutes in 2011. He Read More…

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Indian Army Mountaineering Expedition to Mt Makalu claims discovery of footprints of snowman ‘Yeti’

Indian Army posted photographs of “mysterious footprints” that measure about 32×15 inches, on Twitter claiming that its Mountaineering Expedition team to Mt Makalu (8485m, is 5th highest mountain in world) sighted “the mythical beast Yeti”. Yeti It is a mythical creature who is believed to exist in Himalayan areas of India, Nepal and Tibet. The Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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5th ABU Media Summit on Climate Action and Disaster Preparedness Held in Nepal

5th Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Media Summit on Climate Action and Disaster Preparedness began from 25- 26 April 2019 in Kathmandu, Nepal. It was attended by more than 200 participants including political leaders, UN agencies representatives, NGOs, Experts of climate change and disaster management, scientists and media persons. About Summit It objective was to Read More…

Month:  Categories: InternationalUPSC

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Nepal’s First Ever Satellite Launched into Space

Nepal’s first satellite NepaliSat-1 was launched into space from the Virginia-based station of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the US. NepaliSat-1 NepaliSat-1 will start rotating around the Earths orbit to collect information about the country’s topography and Earths magnetic field. The satellite also bears the Nepal flag and logo of  Nepal Academy of Read More…

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