Only Hindu Country in the World Nepal

Nepal is the only Hindu Country in the World. By percentage, Nepal has the largest majority of Hindu population in the world followed by India and Mauritius. Nepal is a multicultural and multiethnic country and is situated in the Himalayas – the mighty mountains which have great importance in Hinduism. Nepali is the official language of the country. The capital of the country is Kathmandu which is also the largest city.

Nepal has a diverse ancient cultural heritage. The founder of Buddhism, Gautama Buddha was born in Lumbini in southern Nepal. Nepal’s 81.3% population of people follows Hinduism as their religion. 9% follows Buddhism. Lord Shiva is the guardian deity of the nation. One of the most sacred Hindu temples, the Pashupatinath Temple of Shiva is located in the capital city Kathmandu.

Nepal Only Hindu Country in the World

Nepal is bordered by China to the north and India to the south, east, and west. It is separated from Bangladesh by a narrow Indian corridor and from Bhutan by the Indian state of Sikkim. President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav is the head of the state.

Chile 2015 COPA America Football Winner

COPA America, an international Men’s football tournament, is one of the most prestigious and most widely viewed sporting events in the world . The competition that determines the continental champions of South America was started in 1916 and was formerly known as South American Football Championship. Uruguay won the first South American Championship in 1916 by defeating Argentina in the last match of the tournament.

The 2015 Copa America was the 44th edition of the COPA America in which Chile won their first title by defeating Argentina. Jeison Murillo of Coloumbia won the best young player award.

Held in every four years, the next COPA America will be held at Brazil in 2019.

Chile 2015 COPA America Football Winner

National Girl Child Day January 24

National Girl Child Day is observed on January 24 in India. The main aim of this national observance day is to protect the girl children. The day has been observing since 2008 to offer more opportunities and support to the girls in India. The union governments various departments such as Ministry of Women and Child Development, Social Welfare and other work together and conduct various events aimed at creating awareness among people about the importance of girl’s education, legal rights, protection and honour of the female population of the country.

The 2016 National Girl Child Day is on January 24, Sunday.

Last year Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweet on National Girl Child Day "I salute the unparalleled accomplishments of the girl child. Their role in nation building is paramount."

National Girl Child Day January 24 India

Largest Muslim Population in World Indonesia

Indonesia has the largest Muslim population in the world. Officially known as Republic of Indonesia, the country is the world's fourth most populous country with an estimated population of over 255 million people. This most populous Muslim-majority country is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia and Oceania. Pakistan ranks second in world’s Muslim population.

The Java Island in Indonesia is the world's most populous island. The island also has 51% of the Indonesia’s total population. Indonesia shares land borders with Malaysia, Papua New Guinea and East Timor.

Other Important Facts

The capital of Indonesia is Jakarta.
Largest island country in the world
Indonesia Dialling code is +62

Largest Muslim Population in World Indonesia

Tihar Jail First Prison with Own Radio Station

Tihar Jail is the first prison in India to have its own Radio Station. Tihar Jail is located inside Tihar Prisons in Tihar Village, around 7 km from Chanakya Puri, in New Delhi, India. Tihar Prisons is the largest prisons complex in South Asia and is managed by Department of Delhi Prisons, Government of Delhi.

The complex consists of 9 central prisons. Tihar Jail was run by the State of Punjab as a maximum security prison. The control was later transferred to the National Capital Territory of Delhi in 1966. In 1984, many advanced facilities were constructed and the complex was converted as Tihar Prison.

The surrounding area of Tihar Prisons is known as Hari Nagar.

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