Understanding Vastu Shastra

February 14, 2020 09:26 am

Dr Basudev Krishna Shastri, an astrologer with 15 years of experience, and an expert in vastu shastra, says it is a principle through which people can live in harmony with nature. Following the principles of vastu shastra will lead you to live a peaceful and prosperous life by balancing the effects of the five key elements of this subject—which are earth, water, heat (or fire), air and space.

MADRID, Dec 3 : The past decade is almost certain to be the hottest on record, weather experts warned on Tuesday, painting a bleak picture of vanishing sea ice, devastating heatwaves and encroaching seas in a report launched at a climate summit in Spain.

HELHEIM GLACIER, August 21: This is where Earth’s refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise.

July was the hottest month measured on Earth since records began in 1880, the latest in a long line of peaks that scientists say backs up predictions for man-made climate change. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said that July was 0.95 degrees Celsius (1.71 degrees Fahrenheit) warmer than the 20th century average of 15.8 C (60.4 F) for the month.

From moon to space

July 21, 2019 08:25 am

NEW DELHI – Fifty years after astronauts first walked on the Moon, space wars have gone from Hollywood fantasy to looming threat. Not content with possessing enough nuclear weapons to wipe out all life on Earth many times over, major powers are rapidly militarizing space. Given the world’s increasing reliance on space-based assets, the risks are enormous.

The most populous nations on Earth

BERLIN, June 19: Scientists have discovered two new Earth-like planets around one of the closest stars within our galactic neighborhood.

The United States has called on Australia and Canada to develop rare earth mineral deposits after China threatened to stop exports to America. Rare earth elements are crucial to advanced U.S. weapons.

FLORIDA, June 11: The largest planet in the solar system will be close enough to see without a telescope this month, NASA says.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The NepaliSat-1, Nepal's first satellite launched into space by Japan's Kyushu Institute of Technology on April 17 is to go through the Earth's orbit from June 17.

WASHINGTON, March 30: New research released Friday captures a fossilized snapshot of the day nearly 66 million years ago when an asteroid smacked Earth, fire rained from the sky and the ground shook far worse than any modern earthquake.

THE WOMB OF FUTURE

March 23, 2019 11:15 am

What lies there in the womb of future? It’s a question we all might have been asking ourselves. It’s a question that humanity has been seeking answers since millennia. Many have predicted it, may it be right or wrong. But do we dare to create it?

MOSCOW, Dec 20 Three astronauts returned to Earth Thursday after more than six months aboard the International Space Station.

Foreseeing future of earth

October 1, 2018 08:45 am

As a child, I was always afraid of monsters. I watched many cartoons and TV series as a child. I imagined monsters to be similar to scary creatures with horns, sharp long teeth, and a cruel behavior. I believed humans were good creatures who saved the world from the dark shadows of such monsters.

Could Mother Nature provide a solution to the world's plastic pollution catastrophe?

Forever, I will miss you.

September 19, 2018 11:17 am

Until the sun darkens,  Until the star down falls,  Until the earth freezes,  Until the wind stops,  I could have waited

High above the sub-tropical forests and lush grasslands of Nepal, nestled between the scree and moraine from the glaciers of Mount Everest, plants are found braving the elements and surviving in some of the harshest conditions on the planet.

July 28: For generations, many have dreamed about the day when it would be possible to set foot on Mars – aka. “Earth’s Twin” planet. And in the past few years, multiple orbiters, landers, and rovers have revealed evidence of past water on Mars, not to mention the possibility that water still exists underground. These findings have fueled the desire to send crewed missions to Mars, not to mention proposals to establish a colony there.

Heat stress linked to climate change likely to cause 38,000 extra deaths a year

People around the world will come together this weekend to celebrate the planet and to take action to protect it.

Mother Earth

March 5, 2018 10:07 am

The world is a beautiful place in terms of many things. Indeed, each nation has a unique identity that makes them different form the others.

GENEVA, Feb 26: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for warring sides to implement a 30-day ceasefire across Syria, in line with an appeal by major powers at the weekend.

BERUIT, Feb 22: International pressure mounted Thursday to end civilian suffering in a rebel-held enclave near Damascus where Syrian jets have been raining bombs in a blitz that has killed more than 300.

KAVREPALANCHOWK, Oct 10: Chhetra Bahadur Tamang of Khanikhola was on cloud nine when an organization offered him support to build a new house for his family. The quake victim took no time in allowing the organization to intervene. “We were told they were a big INGO and that they were keen to build our house. And they promised to make a strong house for us,” said Tamang. “And as promised, very soon our house was constructed and our family was very thankful to them.”

SAPTARI, August 10: A man has gone missing after being buried by a mound of earth that caved in due to erosion at the base by the Khando rivulet in the district.

ILAM, June 19: Former Prime Minister of Nepal Jhal Nath Khanal has asserted that none of the forces on the earth is capable of forcing parties to put off  the local polls slated for June 28.

Happy Earth Day!

April 21, 2017 23:00 pm

KATHMANDU, April 21: The earth has always been a home to humans. The history of formation of the earth is million years older to the inception of life on earth. Though the journey of humans on earth has developed from the Paleolithic (hunting and gathering) era, it is believed that the aquatic life evolved prior to that of humans. Therefore, humans have been sharing a strong bond with all the creatures on earth through the Stone Age to the formation of human civilization. Thus, Nature is the center of our origin and the reason of our existence on earth.

Hyatt Regency celebrates Earth Hour

March 29, 2017 11:47 am

KATHMANDU, March 29: Hyatt Regency Kathmandu has said that it participated in Earth Hour, an activity launched by World Wildlife Forum (WWF).

Humans will not survive another 1,000 years on ‘fragile’ Earth, according to Professor Stephen Hawking, Mail Online reported.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: The biggest and brightest full moon was lighting up in the sky in nearly after 69 years around the globe.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The Search for Common Ground (SFCG) Nepal has announced a nation-wide peace video and photography contest to mark the International Peace Day on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The Search for Common Ground (SFCG) Nepal has announced a nation-wide peace video and photography contest to mark the International Peace Day on Monday.

When mother earth speaks

July 6, 2016 00:35 am

“If you leave the land that nurtured you, that fed you and that enabled you to become what you are today barren, it will curse you,” says my mother