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Miss Elizabeth Hawley Memorial Journalism Scholarship 2019-2020

Miss Elizabeth Hawley Memorial Journalism Scholarship

Himalayan Trust announces The Elizabeth Hawley Memorial Masters in Journalism Scholarship 2019-20. Miss Elizabeth Hawley who was born in Chicago in 1923 first came to Nepal in 1959 and just never left. She first served as a journalist for Reuters, reporting on her first Mount Everest Expedition in 1963. Elizabeth went on to run Sir Edmund Hillary's Himalayan Trust, was the New Zealand Honorary Consul to Nepal, and the keeper of the Himalayan Database. It was her role in the Himalayan Trust that brought Elizabeth into American Himalayan Foundation's (AHF) world and for over three decades she worked closely with AHF as a trusted partner and dear friend.

Country Representative of Himalayan Trust, Miss Hawley passed away on January 26, 2018, at the age of 94. In her honor, AHF has started the Elizabeth Hawley Memorial Master's in Journalism Scholarships commencing in March 2019. The scholarship will be open to all Nepali women with a bachelor's degree and an existing body of journalistic work in Nepali and/or English. The scholarship will be competitive, with only one offer each year for a two-year course and will cover the university cost of the master's degree program and the purchase of a laptop.

Requirements:
  • Applicant must be a Nepali citizen, resident in Nepal.
  • Applicants must satisfy the admission criteria of the Tribhuvan University for a Master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. These include having a bachelor's degree in the same subject.
  • A one-page statement convincing the committee why the applicant should be
  • Further commitment to work as a journalist must be demonstrated.

Application deadline: January 15, 2019

How To Apply:
An application letter with a statement of conviction and photograph, copies of published articles, news or blogs, current CV with academic transcripts and supporting documents must be received by Himalayan Trust by email to info@himalayantrust.org.np or mailed to Post Box No. 224, Kathmandu, Nepal before January 15th, 2019.

Only short-listed candidates with full documentation will be invited for an interview. The committee's decision will be final.

Original Notice:

Oppo R17 Pro Specifications and Price in Nepal

OPPO R17 Pro is a mid-range smartphone powered by Funtouch OS 4.0, based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The device comes with a triple camera setup like in Samsung Galaxy A7 2018, and the Huawei Mate 20 Pro. The storage capacity will be sufficient for users; thus can be used for a dual connection as well and a fast charging facility.
Full Oppo R17 Pro Specifications and Price in Nepal
GENERAL
Release date
Coming soon in Nepal
Launched in India
No
Form factor
Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm)
157.60 x 74.60 x 7.90
Weight (g)
183.00
Battery capacity (mAh)
3700
Removable battery
Yes
Fast charging
Super VOOC
Colours
Fog Gradient


DISPLAY
Screen size (inches)
6.40
Touchscreen
Yes
Resolution
1080x2340 pixels
Protection type
Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio
19.5:9


HARDWARE
Processor
2.2GHz octa-core (2x2.2GHz + 6x1.7GHz)
Processor make
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
RAM
8GB
Internal storage
128GB
Expandable storage
Yes


CAMERA
Rear camera
12-megapixel (f/1.5-2.4, 1.4-micron) + 20-megapixel (f/2.6)
Rear autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Rear flash
LED
Front camera
25-megapixel (f/2.0)


SOFTWARE
Operating system
Android 8.1 Oreo
Skin
ColorOS 5.2


CONNECTIVITY
Wi-Fi
Yes
GPS
Yes
Bluetooth
5.00
NFC
Yes
USB Type-C
Yes
Number of SIMs
2
SIM 1
SIM Type
Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA
GSM
3G
Yes
4G/ LTE
Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type
Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA
GSM
3G
Yes
4G/ LTE
Yes


SENSORS
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Ambient light sensor
Yes
Gyroscope
Yes


PRICE IN NEPAL

OPPO R17 Pro 
Launching soon in Nepal

Yomari Punhi - Yomari Festival

About Yomari Punhi or Yomari Festival. 

The Yomari Punhi (Yomari) is the festival celebrated by the Newar community in Nepal.

It is the celebration of Newars that denotes the finish of the rice harvesting season. It happens in November/December amid the full moon day of Thinla, the second month in the lunar in Nepal Era calendar.  

Yomari is a candy store made of rice flour, molasses and sesame seeds.


Newars worship the goddess Annapurna, the goddess of grains and food, on this day. It is trusted and believe that worshiping goddess Annapurna will bring successful consistently throughout the years.

The Newars, in the wake of devouring Yomari, anticipate the finish of their four days of love, following which they trust they will be honored with wealth.

Individuals eat Yomari, as divine beings and goddesses, for example, Kumar, Ganesh, Laxmi and Kuber.

A Yomari is prepared of rice flour dough, which is shaped like a fish and filled inside with sweet substances, Chaku (a mixture of molasses and sesame seeds) to make it delicious and then they are steamed. Nowadays, the filling may also be of khuwa, meat and others. 


Yomari shape explains...
The fish shaped Yomari called Bioyo, represents father and is indicative of the male sexual organ while the triangle-shaped Yomari called Miyo represents Mother and indicates the female reproductive organ.

The Bioyo Yomari is filled with molasses and sesame seeds while the Miyo Yomari contains pulses mixed with Asafetida.

Why Yomari Punhi Festival in celebrated? It is said that, the celebration of this festival started along with the civilization of human beings. When people started to cultivate crops on the field, they began to understand its importance, which led to celebration of the festival of Yomari Punhi.

Happy Yomari Punhi !!!