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Monday, March 21, 2016

Google Holi Look

Holika Festival 2016 Doodle

Storage Units of Computer

Bit=0,1(Smallest Unit)
8 Bits =Byte
1024 Bytes =1 Kilobytes
1024 Kilobytes(1 KB) = 1 Megabytes
1024 Megabytes (MB)=1 Gegabyte
1024 Gigabytes(GB)=1 Terabyte(TB)

International Day of Forest

Date:21 /03/2016
Theme: Forest and Water
21 March

The third most polluted city in the world.

Tetovo city of Macedonia has been ranked the most polluted city in the world followed by Egypt’s capital city Cairo.Kathmandu ranks no 3 in most polluted city with index 96.66

Possible debris from Malaysia Airlines MH370 arrives in Australia.

Debris found earlier this month off the southeast African coast which some believe could be from a missing Malaysia Airlines flight has arrived in Australia for testing, officials said on Monday, two years after the plane disappeared.



Sunday, March 20, 2016

Nepal PM visit to China

Date: 2016/03/20
Nepal Prime Minister start his 7 days visit of China form Sunday ,20 March.

Third round of ICC World Cricket Championship likely to take place in Nepal

The third round of match between Nepal and Namibia under the ICC World Cricket League Championship is likely to take place in Nepal.
 The match between Nepal and Namibia scheduled for April 16 and 18 is almost sure to take place at Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur.

Prince Harry Patan Visit.

Prince Harry receiving flowers from Panchkanya(Five Lady). This ritual is done for warm welcome.
Prince Harry observing ancient pond.
Prince harry very enthusiast in carving.

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Source:thekathmandupost.com

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Russia plane crash

A passenger jet has crashed in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all 55 passengers and seven crew on board, officials say.
The FlyDubai Boeing 737-800, coming from Dubai, missed the runway as it attempted to land at 03:50 local time (00:50 GMT) on Saturday.


source: bbc

Thursday, March 17, 2016

8th Saarc summit to be held in Pakistan on Nov 8-10

The 8th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit will be held in Pakistan on November (8-10) 2016.

Britain's Prince Harry to visit Nepal

Prince Harry visits Nepal this weekend. His visit will be focused of earthquake hit area. 

Fishtail chopper crashes in Langtang

Company: Fishtail Air
Type: AS50
Date of Accident:17/03/2016
Place : Langtang, Nepal
No Casulties

                           A Fishtail Air chopper that took off from Dhunche carrying relief materials crashed in Langtang on 17/03/2016 at around 3 pm. 

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Choose the Odd Letter Group

1 PK    IK  PN   SU   WY
2. BCD   KMN   QRS   GHI   WXY
3. POCG   KLIZ   BUDX   FQMV   ARTG
4.CZHK   MLAG   XUBU   SENO   YDFP
5. CFIL   PSVX   JMPS   ORUX   QTWZ


ANS; PN (Reverse Order)
KMN  (Not in Consecutive Order)
 FQMV(No Vowel)
  XUBU (letter is repeated)
 PSVX(not moving 3 steps forward in each letter)

The SAARC Standing Committee meeting

The SAARC Standing Committee meeting has begun here on the eve of 37th SAARC Council of Ministers' meeting in Pokhara from 16/03/2016.

 

Nepal’s Biggest Iron Reserve Discovered

A huge iron ore reserves has been found in Dhaubadhi VDC of Nawalparasi, according to a government’s survey team. The area could have an estimated 8 million tonnes of iron ore reserve, making it Nepal’s biggest iron ore mines.

 

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Nuclear Power Capacity of Different Country

 Country
Megawatt Capacity
Nuclear Share of electricity Production
Argentina
1,627
8.4%
Armenia
 375
33.2%
Belgium
5,927
54.0%
Brazil
1,884
3.2%
 Bulgaria
1,906
32.6%
Canada
12,604
15.3%
China
11,816
1.9%
 Czech Republic
3,766
33.0%
Finland
2,736
31.6%
France
63,130
77.1%
Germany
12,003
17.8%
Hungary
1,889
43.3%
India
4,780
 3.7%
  Iran
915
<0.1%
Japan
44,215
18.1%
Mexico
1,300
3.6%
Netherlands
482
 3.6%
Pakistan
725
3.8%
Romania
1,300
19.0%
Russia
23,643
17.6%
 Slovakia
1,816
54.0%
 Slovenia
688
41.7%
South Africa
1,830
5.2%
South Korea
20,671
34.6%
Spain
7,567
19.5%
Sweden
9,326
39.6%
Switzerland
3,263
40.9%
Taiwan
4,927
20.7%
 Ukraine
13,107
47.2%
 United Kingdom
9,703
15.7%
United States
101,409
19.3%
Source: http://www.jagranjosh.com/general-knowledge/nuclear-power-by-country-1358235381-1

NASA's New Horizons mission

NASA’s New Horizons mission on 14 July 2015 spotted the nitrogen ice glaciers on Pluto appeared to carry numerous isolated hills which are likely to be the fragments of water ice, as per the press release of NASA on 4 February 2016.

Mother Teresa will be made a saint

Pope Francis on 15 March 2016 announced that Mother Teresa will be made a saint of the Roman Catholic Church at a ceremony on 4 September 2016.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Plane hits market in Bolivia.




The Cessna 206 smashed down near the entrance to the market in Santana de Yacuma, a town about 500 kilometres north of La Paz in Bolivia. 

Small plane crashed into a market in a town in the country's north on Sunday, killing all four people in the aircraft and injuring three vendors on the ground.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Russian Sharapova, 28, will be provisionally suspended from 12 March

Russian  Maria Sharapova, 28, will be provisionally suspended from 12 March. She was found guilty in using  meldonium.The drug was added to the World Anti-Doping Agency's banned list on 1 January. The five-time Grand Slam-winner, will face a ban of up to four years. 
 

Simara Gold Cup

Bijay Youth Club (BYC) of Hetauda grab the title of Simara Gold Cup 2016. They won prize of 5 lakhs. 

World Oldest man.

A survivor of the Auschwitz death camp is now the world's oldest man, the Guinness World Records organisation says.
Yisrael Kristal was born near Zarnow in Poland in 1903 and lived through two world wars before moving to the Israeli city of Haifa.
He was 112 years and 178 days old on 11 March 2016.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Nepal to host its first ever Girl Summit

Nepal is all set to organise its first ever Girl Summit in Kathmandu on March 23 as a follow up to the first Girl Summit 2014, co-hosted by the UK government and UNICEF, where commitments were made to end child, early and forced marriage.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Nobel Prize 2015

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015

Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald
"for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass"

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015

Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar
"for mechanistic studies of DNA repair"

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015

William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura
"for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites"
Youyou Tu
"for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2015

Svetlana Alexievich
"for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2015

National Dialogue Quartet
"for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011"

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2015

Angus Deaton
"for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare"
Source:http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/lists/year/

Nepal FIFA Ranking

Nepal climb to number 185 from 188 in FIFA world ranking following the win in SAF game. Also Nepal is at number 5 in South Asia. 

Nepali Football Player in Spanish Club

                             Nepal’s national football team member Bimal Gharti Magar, Anjan Bista and Ananta Tamang will play with Spain’s non-league club Marbella United FC in their April pro tour in Holland, Germany and Belgium.

Oscar Award Winner 2016

Best Picture
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Brooklyn
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Room
WINNER: Spotlight

Best Actress
Cate Blanchett, Carol
WINNER: Brie Larson, Room
Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years
Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

Best Actor
Bryan Cranston, Trumbo
Matt Damon, The Martian
WINNER: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

Best Supporting Actress
Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight
Rooney Mara, Carol
Rachel McAdams, Spotlight
WINNER: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs
   
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale, The Big Short
Tom Hardy, The Revenant
Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight
WINNER: Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Sylvester Stallone, Creed
Best Director
The Big Short, Adam McKay
Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller
WINNER: The Revenant, Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Room, Lenny Abrahamson
Spotlight, Tom McCarthy
Best Adapted Screenplay
WINNERThe Big Short, Charles Randolph and Adam McKay
Brooklyn, Nick Hornby
Carol, Phyllis Nagy
The Martian, Drew Goddard
Room, Emma Donoghue
Best Original Screenplay
Bridge of Spies, Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen
Ex Machina, Alex Garland
Inside Out, Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley; Original story by Pete Docter, Ronnie del Carmen
WINNER: Spotlight, Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy
Straight Outta Compton, Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff; Story by S. Leigh Savidge & Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff
Best Animated Feature
Anomalisa
Boy and the World

WINNER: Inside Out
Shaun the Sheep Movie
When Marnie Was There
Best Documentary Feature
WINNERAmy
Cartel Land
Look of Silence
What Happened Miss Simone
Winter on Fire
Best Foreign Language Film
Embrace of the Serpent, Colombia
Mustang, France
WINNER: Son of Saul, Hungary
Theeb, Jordan
A War, Denmark
Best Original Score
Bridge of Spies, Thomas Newman
Carol, Carter Burwell
WINNER: The Hateful Eight, Ennio Morricone
Sicario, Jóhann Jóhannsson
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, John Williams
Best Original Song
“Earned It,” Fifty Shades of Grey (Music and Lyric by Abel Tesfaye, Ahmad Balshe, Jason Daheala Quenneville and Stephan Moccio)
“Manta Ray,” Racing Extinction (Music by J. Ralph and Lyric by Antony Hegarty) 
“Simple Song #3,” Youth (Music and Lyric by David Lang)
“Til it Happens to You,” The Hunting Ground (Music and Lyric by Diane Warren and Lady Gaga)
WINNER: “Writing’s on the Wall,” Spectre (Music and Lyric by Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith)
Best Cinematography
Carol
The Hateful Eight
Mad Max: Fury Road

WINNER: The Revenant
Sicario
Best Film Editing
The Big Short
WINNER: Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant
Spotlight
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Best Production Design
Bridge of Spies
The Danish Girl

WINNER: Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Best Makeup and Hairstyling
WINNERMad Max: Fury Road
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared
The Revenant
Best Costume Design
Carol
Cinderella
The Danish Girl

WINNER: Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant
Best Animated Short
WINNER: Bear Story
Prologue
Sanjay’s Super Team
We Can’t Live Without Cosmos
World of Tomorrow
Best Visual Effects
WINNER: Ex Machina
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Best Sound Editing
WINNERMad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Sicario
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Best Sound Mixing
Bridge of Spies
WINNERMad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Best Documentary Short
Body Team 12
Chau, Beyond the Lines
Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah

WINNER: A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness
Last Day of Freedom
Best Live Action Short
Ave Maria
Day One
Everything Will Be Okay (Alles Wird Gut)
Shok

WINNER: Stutterer

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