NASA retires its planet hunter, the Kepler space telescope

The Kepler space telescope has run out of fuel and will be retired after a 9-1/2-year mission in which it detected thousands of planets beyond our solar system and boosted the search for worlds that might harbor alien life, NASA said on Tuesday. Currently orbiting the sun 94 million miles (156 million km) from Earth, the spacecraft
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Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s health is stable, doctors attending the PM said. A team of Prof Dr Arun Sayami, Prof Dr Dibya Singh Shah and Dr Santa Kumar Das is treating the Prime Minister at the Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH). “The latest reports on the PM’s
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Accolades are still pouring in for her ma act in Paa and Vidya Balan still hasn’t got over it. “I’m basking in it,” says Vidya, adding, “It’s always nice when your work is being spoken about, especially considering that I was sceptical about the role initially, but later took it up with conviction.” Vidya’s now
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Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) has demanded the withdrawal of hike in entry fee for domestic and foreign tourists visiting Annapurna, Manaslu, Kanchenjunga and Gaurishankar as well as Shivapuri National Park. A press release issued today by TAAN President Nabaraj Dahal urged to retract the hike in entry fee immediately, saying the hike made
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The 10th day of Bada Dashain festival is being celebrated all over the country on Friday by receiving ‘Tika’ and blessings from elders. The festival brings good vibes to people from different walks of life and of all ages. Dashain is more special for children who are excited about new clothes, good foods and holidays.
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Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has extended best wishes to all Nepali brothers and sisters on the occasion of the Bijaya Dashami festival. Giving a message of best wishes, PM Oli said, “At this historic moment of nation building, the unity among all Nepalis with common goal is imperative.” He underscored the need to ditch
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  Waiting was a bit vexing and a humorous as well all as a wit-full and popular MC Saroj Ghimire told the Chief Guest (CG) straight on his face in a rather jolly mood: Sir, if we were out waiting for you this long at another location and if you were late as a CG,
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At least nine climbers including five Korean nationals were killed when a massive landslide buried the base camp of Mt Gurja (7,193 metres) at lap of the south face of Mt Dhaulagiri in western Nepal, according to the expedition organiser. Wangchu Sherpa, Managing Director at Trekking Camp Nepal said that five Korean climbers including team
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Ravi Ale has worked the family’s two hectares of land in eastern Nepal since he was old enough to help his father. But after a lean harvest this year, and with his cash running out, he will leave next month to look for work in India, along with five of his friends in the village.
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 A man has been handed a 10-year prison sentence for killing his wife in Bhojpur district. Harka Bahadur Rai, also known as Pushpa, of Chaukidanda in Salpasilichho Rural Municipality-3 was sentenced to 10 years in prison by the District Court, Bhojpur for beating his wife to death. A single bench of justice Harish Chandra Ingnam,
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