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Building and Construction Expo in the Capital

Building and Construction Expo 2073 kicked off on Friday at Bhrikutimandap in Kathmandu with an objective of educating the public on building construction and post-quake reconstruction. The program was inaugurated by Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak. The four-day exhibition aimed at disseminating information related to construction equipment, …

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Cost-free eye treatment in Mid-Western Nepal

About 296,220 people underwent cost-free eye check–up under the year-long Community Eye Service Programme in Dang district. The Rapti Eye Hospital at Rashyachaur organised the free camp in Dang, Rolpa, Salyan, Rukum and Pyuthan over a year’s time, Rapti Eye Hospital’s External Programme Coordinator Shalikram Gautam said. Under the year-long …

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All new Vitara Brezza

CG NXT GEN, the authorised dealer of Suzuki four-wheelers in Nepal, has rolled out a sporty SUV, the Vitara Brezza. Priced at Rs3,599,000, the Brezza is available in five variants in the market. The Vitara Brezza has a 1,248 cc diesel engine which is mated to a five-speed gearbox. The …

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NAC direct flight from KTM-Dubai resumes

After a gap of around four years, the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has resumed Kathmandu-Dubai direct flight on Thursday. Earlier the service had been stopped due to lack of sufficient aircraft. The NAC Corporate Director and Spokesperson Ram Hari Sharma said “the service formally resumed on Thursday when an aircraft …

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Binod Chaudhary ‘Asian Man of the Year’

Binod Chaudhary, Chairman of Chaudhary Group (CG) has been awarded with 4th Global Officials of Dignity (GOD) Awards’ Asian Man of the Year-2016’. We Care for Humanity (WCH), a US-based humanitarian organization awarded Chaudhary amid 4th GOD Awards and 3rd WCH Humanitarian Summit held on August 17-19, 2016 at the …

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John Players offers up to 50% discount

John Players has announced up to 50% discount on men’s wear. Issuing a statement, Surya Nepal, which owns the brand, said customers can get price discount in regular and slim-fit shirts and trousers, denim, casual wear and party wear. The discount offer is available at any of John Players branded …

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Abhaya and the Steam Injuns nationwide tour promoting their new album

Popular Nepali rock band Abhaya and the Steam Injuns have begun their nationwide ‘ Coca Cola Rock and Roll Night Reloaded with Abhaya and the Steam Injuns’ tour to promote its fourth album ‘Looking for Love’. “Coca-Cola’s association with music is not new and we believe in encouraging local talent. …

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Rihanna to receive MTV lifetime achievement award

BBC: Rihanna is all set to receive MTV’s highest honour- the lifetime achievement award, known as the Michael Jackson video vanguard award, later this month. The 28-year-old singer took to her Twitter handle to share the big news, saying, “Honored to take the #VMAs stage as your video #VANGUARD award …

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Lama’s lithographic exhibition “Fragments”

Artist Kabi Raj Lama’s solo lithographic exhibition “Fragments” opened in the Capital on Sunday. The exhibition was hosted by the Siddhartha Art Gallery (SAG) in Babarmahal. The collection of lithographic prints was inaugurated by banker Anil Shah and the director of SAG, Sangeeta Thapa. According to the organisers, this is …

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Pulsar Dare Venture 2nd season conquering Solukhumbu

HH Bajaj, the sole distributor of Bajaj motorcycles in Nepal, has announced the second season of ‘Pulsar Dare Venture’. After traversing the tricky roads of Mustang in its first edition, the second iteration of Pulsar Dare Venture is slated to conquer Solukhubhu later this year, organisers have announced. Pulsar Dare …

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