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2011-07-20 13:33:09

Nepal's government is ordering a new measurement of Mount Everest to determine the world's highest mountain's exact height. The Himalayan country has continued to recognize decades-old measurement of 29,028-feet, though U.S. climbers and China have made new measurements. Land Reforms Ministry spokesman Gopal Giri said Wednesday that the government decided last week during its annual budget speech to take the new measurement.  He said the plans will entail placing three reference points...

2006-06-15 08:10:10

By Simon Denyer and Gopal Sharma POKHARA, Nepal (Reuters) - Nepal's government and Maoists held fresh peace talks on Thursday, and both sides said rebel chief Prachanda would meet the country's prime minister and party leaders soon. Prachanda, speaking to Reuters in an exclusive interview in western Nepal, said the peace process had been running into trouble until he held a productive meeting on Sunday with Home Minister Krishna Prasad Sitaula, who is also the government's chief...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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