Series of before and after taken panaromic images from the Himalayas show the reduction in the amount of ice in the Himalayas. The first set of photos (black and white) were taken in 1956 by Fritx Muller and the second recent set of photos were taken by American mountain geographer Alton Byers. The two set … Continue reading 50 years of climate change in the Himalayas
All channels in United States will be broadcasting in digital signal starting June 12, 2009. It was announced two years ago. The initial deadline for the transition was set for Feb 17, 2009 but was later delayed by the U.S. Congress to June 12, 2009. Since the announcement, selling analog TV sets in the U.S. … Continue reading Are you DTV-ready yet?
I came across this website today that features hand-carved skateboards with a “made in Nepal” tag. It is produced by a small local enterprise called Swiss Arniko in Nepal. They offer varieties of hand-carved skateboards which are sold both online and in their shops in Kathmandu and St. Gallen, Switzerland. Along with the skateboards they … Continue reading Made in Nepal
I heard this news on Kantipur FM yesterday and read more about it on Nepalnews. The Indian border security force aka Seema Surakcha Bal (SSB) is said to have chased away hundreds of Nepali families from their homes. They were living along the Nepal-India border in Dang district of western Nepal. According to the news … Continue reading Indian SSB drives out Nepali families
We are very excited to announce that we now have a fully functional website up and ready. We would like to express our gratitude to everybody who supported us through past few months of our testing phase. We welcome our new visitors and hope the site will serve the need to connect all of us … Continue reading June 01, 2009 => dfwNepal.com officially launched
May 29, 2009 marks the first anniversary of the declaration of Nepal as a Federal Democratic Republic. Various programs were organized around the nation to mark the first Republic Day. It was on May 29, 2008 when the first sitting of CA declared Nepal a Federal Republic abolishing the 240 years old monarchy. To mark … Continue reading First Republic Day in Nepal: My thoughts
Internet has grown exponentially in recent decades. There are now more than a billion active internet users around the world. The medium of connection for all of these users is not the same however. Some rely on dial-up while others have fast optical fiber connection. This chart shows a comparison of broadband internet speed advertised … Continue reading Broadband World: Where is the fastest Internet?
The new Nokia N97 is getting quite a buzz in the gadget world along side with the Palm Pre. It is expected to hit the mobile market next month and seems to be pretty darn good. The new N97 touch-screen phone comes with a sliding QWERTY keyboard, a 5 Megapixel camera and it lets you … Continue reading The all new Nokia N97!
Indreni Cultural Association, Dallas is organizing first-time ever Live Lok Dohori Program in Arlington, Texas. If you love lok dohori don’t miss this event. [ad#linkad468] Details Indreni Cultural Association Presents Himalayan Rhythm USA tour & First time Live Dohori in USA On Saturday, May 23, 2009 At Bob Ducan Center 2800 S. CENTER ST. Arlington, … Continue reading Live Lok Dohori in DFW (लोक दोहोरी साँझ)
Russians observed May 9th as “Victory Day”. The event was observed to commemorate the victory over the Nazi Germany about 64 years ago. Several springs have passed since then. The cold war has come to an end. The end of cold war ended the space and power war among world super powers. These pictures from … Continue reading Victory Day Parade in Russia
Facebook is growing rapidly around the world. This news comes from Indonesia, where Facebook is already the most visited site. This is not a good news for many Indonesians, 90% of whom are Muslims. They fear that a site like Facebook could encourage illicit sex. A group of about 700 clerics gathered in Indonesia on … Continue reading Indonesian clerics want rules for Facebook
Here are some wise quotes shared my a friend of mine on Facebook. I enjoyed reading them, hope you do too. Make your life a house your heart can live in. With a door that is open to receive friends. And a garden full of memories…. of many good things. Never Blame any Day In … Continue reading Wise Quotes!
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This guy is incredible. He holds 18 Guinness World Records and has won several hundreds awards. [ad#imgad468] httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLnmvseCseI [ad#linkad468]
Google has recently added a new feature in its image search page that lets you search for images according to your needs. Lets use it to find some wallpaper for us. Got to google.com, click on images. Next click on Advanced Image Search link next to the Search button. Enter your search term e.g. flower, … Continue reading Find stunning wallpapers using Google