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Avalanche exacts toll in personal tragedies

KAMAL PARIYAR
Kin of deceased left high and dry

KATHMADNU, April 19 As soon as the four mortuary vans carrying the bodies of dead climbers entered the premises of the Sherpa Service Center at Sherpa Gumba, Bouddha, the pall of silence burst into loud cries.

The bodies of climbers who were among the 13 killed in the avalanche near Everest Base Camp on Friday morning were handed over to kin after being airlifted to Kathmandu on Saturday. Soon after the post mortems carried out at TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, the bodies were delivered to the grieving families. [More]

  Preacher of Peace  
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Paul Bueno de Mesquita, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies at the University of Rhode Island (URI) in the US. Also a trainer of Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation, de Mesquita has conducted international nonviolence trainings in Nepal, Jammu-Kashmir in India and Ghana in West Africa. He has been visiting Nepal every year for the past four years to provide Kingian nonviolence training to university students, peace workers and other professionals with a group of university students of URI.

He told Republica that his mission is to build a strong partnership for global peace through nonviolence training and education. “We educate people in philosophy, principles and methodologies of nonviolence based on the perspectives of American civil rights leader and Nobel peace laureate Dr Martin Luther King Junior,” said de Mesquita, explaining his purpose of the regular visit to Nepal.

 
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    The Marvel World never looked this good. From crisp VFX to a cohesively structured story, The Winter Soldier combines thematic brilliance with top quality visuals. The first Captain America movie may have introduced a template super-hero, but this installment puts Captain America into a proper resilience test. Here, we get a closer picture of both Steve Rogers and his responsibilities as the dedicated super-soldier Captain America – a patriotic figure always on duty.

    More than just saving the world from an evil master-mind of a villain, The Winter Soldier serves a politically contextual stand on present day issues like unethical use of surveillance technology and the much anticipated debate on government secrets and the people’s right to information. Above all the chaos, Captain America is a metaphor for the endangered humanistic virtues of honesty and brotherhood. A reason why Captain appears more approachable than rest of the Avengers is that he thinks with a naïve but a truly justifiable standpoint. He’s the old-school definition of an ideal gentleman.   [More]
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