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ISRO to Launch India’s Eye In The Sky, Cartosat 2, With 31 Satellites

It will orbit the earth from 500 km above, and will be capable of counting the number of army tanks parked in hostile territories, scientists say.

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Nepali food

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In a street, a man is cooking "jalebi". Nepal. "Jalebi" is a very popular sweet in South Asia. In a street, a man is cooking “jalebi”. Nepal. “Jalebi” is a very popular sweet in South Asia.

Nepal lies at the intersection of two great culinary traditions, Indian and Chinese. The simple cooking of the hills – Nepal’s heartland – is essentially a regional variation of north Indian food, comprising rice, lentils, curried vegetables, meats and chutneys. In the Kathmandu valley, the indigenous Newar have their own cuisine of spicy meat and vegetable dishes while in the mountains the diet is essentially Tibetan, consisting of soups, pastas, potatoes and breads.
For many Nepalis,”Daal bhat tarkaari” ( lentil soup, white rice and curried vegetables) isn’t just the most popular meal, it’s the only meal they ever eat, twice a day, every day of their lives. Indeed, in much of hill Nepal, “bhaat” is a synonym for food. A plate of “daal bhat” is often supplemented with “achhaar” (chutney) and more…

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E. Africa on verge of a humanitarian crisis as hunger rages

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According to the charity, an estimated 20 million people are at risk of starvation in South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia unless provision of relief food is stepped up by national governments and bilateral donors.

So far, only South Sudan has declared famine in some parts of the country while Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia could be the next epicenter of hunger and malnutrition.


E. Africa on verge of a humanitarian crisis as hunger rages: charity

NAIROBI, June 19 (Xinhua) — Countries in East and Horn of Africa region are staring at a large-scale humanitarian crisis occasioned by acute food and water scarcity, international charity, Christian Aid said on Monday.

According to the charity, an estimated 20 million people are at risk of starvation in South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia unless provision of relief food is stepped up by national governments and bilateral donors.

“The recent disappointing rains in Ethiopia…

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