Nepal Today

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

SLC TOPPERS Kathmandu, 12 June: Prashanna Nepal of Little Angels Higher Secondary School of Lalitpur and Sharu Shrestha of Gladstone Academy in Bhaktapur topped this year’s SLC examinations, the schools claimed according to Gorkhapatra. Nepal secured 93.62 percent and Shrestha 93.5 percent nnnn TWO MORE BANGLADESHIS ARRESTED FOR OPERATING ILLEGAL TELEPHONE CALLS Kathmandu, 12 June: Two more Bangladeshis have been arrested with equipment and money for illegally operating voice over internet protocol call centre from a rented facility at Kathmandu- 29.. Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) arrested Mohammad Omar Faruk and Anjan Kumar Sarker, also holding a US passport. Nnnn . WORLD’S OLDEST PERSON DEAD Kathmandu, 1 June: - Japan's Jiroemon Kimura, who had been recognized by the Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living person, the oldest living man and the oldest man ever, died Wednesday of natural causes, AP reports from Tokyo .He was 116. Kimura, of Kyotango, Japan, was born April 19, 1897. According to Guinness, Kimura was the first man in history to have lived to 116 years old. Kimura became the oldest man ever on Dec. 28, 2012, at the age of 115 years, 253 days, breaking the record set by Christian Mortensen, a Danish immigrant to the United States, whose life spanned from 1882-1998. The title of oldest living person is now another Japanese, Misao Okawa, of Osaka. She is also the world's oldest living woman. nnnn


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