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Preventing risk of extremism on ‘Belt and Road’

By Mei Xinyu A few years ago, I predicted that for the next 10 to 20 years, economic recession will worsen and cause major social instability in emerging countries. Africa, Latin America and Middle East Islamic countries will be the prime source of this upheaval and turmoil. For nearly three …

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Air pollution in Kathmandu reaches hazardous level

By Our Reporter Although Kathmandu is not an industrial city and its sky has remained clear since October, the level of dust and smoke in air in many places of the city has crossed minimum index of 230 cubic metres. The latest media reports said the pollution index has increased …

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Grand opening of Chandragiri cable car

Chandragiri Hills Ltd on Thursday organised a special programme to mark the official launching ceremony of the cable car service. The cable car that was in test-operation since August 8 was officially inaugurated by the Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal. Invited as chief guest during the programme, PM Dahal enjoyed …

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Ncell’s Weekly Roaming Data Packs’ and ‘Transit Pass’

Ncell has launched two attractive services – ‘Weekly Roaming Data Packs’ and ‘Transit Pass’ – for the customers who need data connectivity while traveling out of the country. Issuing a press statement, the mobile service providers said that Weekly Roaming Data Packs enable the customers to enjoy data service at …

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13th Footwear Expo at Bhrikuti Mandap

Footwear Manufacturers Association of Nepal (FMAN) is organizing the 13th National Industrial Expo 2016 at the Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall in Kathmandu from December 20 to 26. The seven-day event is supported by Trade and Export Promotion Centre (TEPC), Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), Nepal Chamber …

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Hydropower Project of Sunrise

A consortium of banks led by Sunrise Bank Ltd has agreed to finance about Rs 1.60 billion for the 10-MW Langtang Khola hydropower project on the Langtang River located in the Rasuwa district in the Himalaya region of Nepal. Other banks in the consortium are Sidhhartha Bank Ltd, Nepal Credit …

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Global IME the ‘Best Internet Bank 2016-Nepal’

Global IME Bank Ltd has received the ‘Best Internet Bank 2016-Nepal’ provided by the International Finance Magazine. Issuing a statement, the bank said that Chandra Prakash Dhakal, president of the bank, and Anil Gyawali, CEO of the bank, received the award on behalf of the bank amid a ceremony organized …

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22nd science exhibition of Galaxy public school

The vice chancellor of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) Pro Dr Jeevraj Pokhrel stated that due to the lack of investment in the science and technology sector there has not been much progress in this sector of our country. Inaugurating the 22nd science exhibition of Galaxy public school …

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NAFS to be held in DC

Nepal-America Film Society (NAFS) has announced the first Nepal-America International Film Festival 2017 (NAIFF) which will take place from May 5-7, 2017 in Washington DC metro area. The festival will be showcasing feature films, documentaries, animation, experimental, and short films. The festival aims to bridge Nepali and American culture through …

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Pakistan lifts ban on Bollywood films

Cinemas owners across Pakistan lifted the self-imposed ban on Indian films and have started screening movies from December 19. Speaking to media Chairman Film Exhibitors Association Zoraiz Lashari confirmed that cinema owners began screening Indian films across Pakistan from December 19. “The cinema business has been hit immensely and all …

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