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Nepal : local communities are fighting against the climate warming

Decades of deforestation had decimated arable lands, reduced water tables and threatened the survival of communities totally depending on agriculture. 30 years ago in Nepal, nobody bothered about the forests. People used to cut trees to heat themselves and cook. … Continue reading

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Nepal sees seven New Year days in 365 days !

Nepal, because of its cultural diversity, observes seven new years a year. Nepali celebrate the new year days of the Bikram Sambat, the gregorian calendar, the Tola Lhosar of Tamu Sambat, the Sonam Lhosar of Tamang era, the Gyalbo Lhosar … Continue reading

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Buddha : How Gautama became a catholic saint.

Among the many saints of the Catholic Church, one is perhaps the greatest saints of all times : Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, the “awakened one”. In the christian scriptures, he is hidden under the name of saint Josaphat whose life … Continue reading

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