Nepal | March 23, 2019

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  • Education

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    LUMBINI: Nepali students wishing to pursue MPhil and PhD degrees in Buddhist Universities of Myanmar would be offered full scholarship. Officials at Myanmar-based universities have assured that scholarship could be provided to MA students graduated from Nepal's Lumbini Buddhist University on ...

  • News Archives

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  • Fashion

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  • Business

    22nd Flora Expo kicks off in capital

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  • Science & Technology

    NASA’s plan to scoop up dirt from asteroid hits a snag

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  • People

    Man who stood up to mosque gunman probably saved lives

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