The mountainous north of Nepal has eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including the highest point on Earth, Mount Everest (Nepali:सगरमाथाSagarmāthā). More than 250 peaks over 20,000ft (6,096m) above sea level are located in Nepal. The southern Terai region is fertile and humid.
Hinduism is practiced by about 81.3% of Nepalis, the highest percentage of any country. Buddhism is linked historically with Nepal and is practiced by 9% of its people, followed by Islam at 4.4%, Kiratism 3.1%, Christianity 1.4%, and animism 0.4%. A large portion of the population, especially in the hill region, may identify themselves as both Hindu and Buddhist, which can be attributed to the syncretic nature of both faiths in Nepal.
'Nepal'(नेपाल) is a surname used by KhasBrahmin people of Nepal. They are the Aryans who have Persian ancestry. Nepal's are the family descendents of Rishi or sage Ghritakaushik which is also their Gotras. Nepal are said to be Kanyakubja Brahmin which fall under category Pancha-Gauda (worldwide classification) which means 'Northern Brahmin' and under Upadhyaya Brahmin in Nepalese classification of Brahmin.
Origin of Nepal as a surname
Before origin of surname Nepal, Nepals used to write their surname as Pandit or Upadhyaya. During the regime of 'Malla' King around 12th century in Khas Empire (present western Nepal) Pandit Jayabidyadhar was an advisor to the royal throne and administrator of Empire.
In Khas empire there was tradition of honoring the people who dedicated their life for welfare of nation by providing them ownership rights of certain regions of Empire. Also they used to be called by name of that region. This system was known as 'Birtabarichalan' or 'Birtapratha'
Following the tradition on 5th Magh, 1192 Bikram sambat (Nepalese Year) Malla king 'Akshay' Son of King 'Jitaridev' honored 2nd son of Bhagavan Bhaskar Pandit (Royal Priest) 'Jayabidyadhar Pandit' by providing him ownership of 3 different parts of empire named 'Nepa','Khaan', Barala (now lies in Western Nepal) as he dedicated his life for political and economic development empire and settling the trade dispute with Tibet. These 3 different regions were divided among sons of Jayabidyadhar Pandit where ownership of "Nepa" was granted to 1st son Sarwagyadhar Nepal. Nepa (name of region) was added to suffix aalaya (Nepa+aalaya) and then Nepal surname was introduced which was firstly used by 'Sarwagyadhar Nepal' and followed by his generations.
The UAE cast aside Nepal, as admittedly they were expected to do, in Dubai... For sure, as the second-lowest ranked side of Round 2, and at 173rd in the Fifa standings more than 100 spots below their hosts, Nepal provided a welcome introduction to competitive life for the UAE manager.
Fang graduated from Peking University and has been engaged in cultural industry in Xizang for over a decade ...Transformation in Xizang over a Decade ... He sees this as the "progress of an era." ... Those people had no biases because they lived in this land and knew what real Xizang looks like," Fang said. Related news. BRI greatly benefits people of Nepal.
After watching someone do Wordle, reading the rules and trying it, I was hooked. Since there is only one word for each day of the year, staying up until one minute after 12 a.m ... So much for not wanting another puzzle in my life ... I am sure ... And the cruise? Been there, done that and breaking a hip in Nepal or the South Pole would be a real bummer ... M ... ....
Sunar says he had to pay a stiff recruiting fee to an employment agent in Nepal to get a job at the prince’s fast-food outlets ... Workers who say they came to Saudi Arabia from Nepal to work directly for Amazon instead discovered they were employed by Saudi labor supply firms that placed them in contract positions at the online retail giant.
3 (Xinhua) -- Nepal is facing sluggish economic growth and high inflation in the current 2023-24 fiscal year that began in mid-July, the World Bank said on Tuesday ... It said that inflation is forecast to remain elevated in Nepal, weighing on people's real disposable incomes and private consumption.
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can AI simply replicate emotions, or is it possible to evolve to a state of actual feelings? ‘Like, “This isn’t real; this is just a laptop, just turn it off.” You know what I mean? That is kind of what the movie is about ... It’s definitely a theme in this film, which ultimately will reflect real life at some point.
But after self-proclaimed map enthusiast Eberhard Jurgalski said Messner was actually 5m (15ft) short of the peak when he climbed Annapurna, Nepal, the Italian was stripped of the title. Messner furiously responded that Jurgalski was 'clueless' and 'not a real expert' after the amateur expert published his findings.
... like lattice work on a pie four times over, took the backseat to Nepal’s brilliance on the day. </p>.<p>But defending a revised 145 from 23 overs wasn’t going to go their way, not with Rohit Sharma and Shubhman Gill in a mood to show Nepal who the real boss was.