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Bids fly for Victor Hugo’s Paris siege balloon sketch

Paris, France A drawing by the French writer Victor Hugo of a hot air balloon escaping from Paris during the 1870 Prussian siege, sold for more than twice its estimate Thursday. Sotheby's said the sketch by the author of Les Miserables went for 37,500 euros ($42,000) at its auction room in the French capital. Hugo was a talented artist, and the…
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Austria unveils redesign plan of Hitler’s house

VIENNA An architectural plan that will turn the building where Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was born in Austria into a police station has been unveiled. Interior Minister Karl Nehammer and his delegation shared the project details at a press…

Eyes of the Buddha

Kathmandu The Buddha, famous all over the world as the light of Asia, has been the symbol of peace, harmony, wisdom and conscience. A prince in his early days, he left the happiness of the palace to look out for the truth and meaning of…

Largest Ethnic Groups In Nepal

The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal is one of the countries forming the South Asian region. The landlocked country is bordered by China, India, Bangladesh, and Bhutan. Nepal has a total land area of 147,181 square kilometers, the 93rd…