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Nepal's quake-damaged Boudhanath stupa reopens KATHMANDU: Nepal's newly restored Boudhanath stupa reopened to the public Tuesday after it was damaged by the deadly 2015 earthquake that left much of the country's cultural heritage in ruins.The white-domed golden stupa -- the country's largest and one of the holiest sites of pilgrimage in Tibetan Buddhism -- was left with deep cracks after the powerful 7.8-magnitude quake hit in April last year, devastating the Himalayan nation and killing nearly 9,000 people.Restoration work began in May 2015 and cost $2.1 million -- including over 30 kilogrammes (66 pounds) of gold -- according to the Boudhanath Area Development Committee. To mark the opening, which took place after a three-day purification ritual, colourful prayer flags and flowers covered the stupa and monks chanted prayers."This is a proud moment for us... The successful reconstruction of Boudhanath is an inspiration for what we have to achieve in quake affected areas," Prime Minister Pushpa ...

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Sunny Leone to enter the 'Bigg Boss' house again After participating in high-voltage reality TV show Bigg Boss 5, Bollywood actress Sunny Leone will once again be part of the controversial reality show. According to Indian media reports, the actress will enter the house on Tuesday to add up the glam quotient and will be part of the show for a special task. Sunny will also be seen giving away Lust by Sunny Leone her own perfume brand, to the winner of the task.According ...

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Why Angelina Jolie is turning kids against Brad Pitt? High-profile divorce between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie has taken a new turn as the Fury actor feels that his children are being turned against him. He reportedly stormed out of a meeting with his children. According to a new media report, Brad Pitt is crushed that he has been so limited when it comes to spending quality time with his six kids, Maddox 15, Pax 12, Zahara 11, Shiloh 10, and Vivienne and Knox, ...

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Watch; when Shah Rukh Khan made Mahira Khan's mother cry Shah Rukh Khan, who is now a brand himself, has become a worldwide phenomenon that has made millions of souls laugh and cry, we just got our hands on this video where Pakistani actress Mahira Khan revealed how her mother weep with joy on hearing Shah Rukhs name. At an event in Pakistan, Mahira enacted her mother's expression when she told her that she is paired opposite SRK in 'Raees'. 'Humsafar' actress also once revealed ...

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Atiqa Odho to produce film LAHORE: Prominent artiste Atiqa Odho has said that Pakistani film industry's revival has started and that is why she has decided to produce her own film.Talking to APP here on Monday, she said that a number of persons from film industry have died waiting for revival of the Pakistani film industry during last 20 years. she said that she is lucky to see the revival of industry in her lifetime.She appreciated the government for imposing ...

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MAJU convocation on Tuesday KARACHI: The 6th convocation of Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU) Karachi will be held here on Tuesday at Convention Centre, PAF Museum.The distinguish guests who are expected to attend the convocation include Deputy Speaker of Sindh Assembly, Shehla Raza, Sindh Minister for Education, Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar, Senator Abdul Hasib Khan and President, Capital University of Science & Technology, Islamabad Dr. Mansoor Ahmed.Around 1100 students who have passed BBA, BCS, MBA, MCS and MS examinations ...

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Pak mountaineer Sadpara passes away ISLAMABAD: Renowned Pakistani mountaineer Hassan Sadpara Monday passed away in Rawalpindi.Sadpara was brought to a private hospital in Rawalpindi last week after he was diagnosed with blood cancer however he lost the battle against cancer.Sadpara's son Arif had appealed the government to help the ailing mountaineer and recently Punjab government handed over a cheque worth Rs 2.5 million to the family in this regard.Sadpara whose real name is Hassan Asad belonged to the small village ...