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Rajnath blames Pakistan for nothing

By Kuldip Nayar Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that Pakistan is again trying to divide India on the basis of religion. He conveniently forgets history. Pakistan was a consequence, not the cause. The society was divided and both Hindus and Muslims had reached a point of no return. Consequently, …

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Tibet goes cashless

LHASA, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) — While Tibet evokes images of ancient traditions for many tourists, out-of-towners are discovering they don’t have to give up modern conveniences when they travel in the far western region. A tourist from southeast China’s Fujian Province was pleasantly surprised to be able to pay through …

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Former Tibet legislator jailed for corruption

ZHENGZHOU, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) — Le Dake, a former senior legislator in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, was sentenced to 13 years in prison for taking bribes on Friday. According to the court, Le was also fined 2 million yuan (290,000 U.S. dollars), and his illegal gains shall be recovered …

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Tibet reports robust growth in 2016

LHASA, Dec. 31 (Xinhua) — Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China reported 11.5-percent GDP growth this year, realizing the 24th straight year of double-digit growth. The plateau region’s GDP reached 114.8 billion yuan (16.5 billion U.S. dollars) in 2016, while the growth target for the next year is exceeding 11 …

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NTB to campaign ‘2017 Visit Nepal year in Europe’

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) marking its anniversary at a function held in Kathmandu announced that it will celebrate and campaign 2017 as a Visit Nepal Year in Europe. NTB said it made the announcement as part of promoting Nepal as a tourism destination and with the aim of bringing a …

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Himalayan Bank’s support to a hospital in Bhaktapur

By Our Reporter Himalayan Bank Ltd has provided support to the Siddhi Memorial Women and Children Hospital and Elderly Home in Bhimsinthan 7, Bhaktapur under the Bank’s corporate social responsibility programme. The Bank has provided ten thousand pieces of OPD ticket, two sets of 32 inches television and two sets …

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TAAN’s Rs 100m plan

The Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) has earmarked nearly Rs 100 million to explore new trekking trails and maintain and improve the existing paths besides promoting trekking in the domestic and international markets. According to TAAN, Rs8.79 million has been set aside for infrastructural development, maintenance and promotion of …

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NIC ASIA opens three branches, extension counter

By Our Reporter Three new branches of Kushma-Parbat, Phidim-Panchthar and Jeetpur-Bara and one new Extension Counter at Birat Medical Teaching Hospital Extension Counter of NIC ASIA Bank have been formally inaugurated on 28 December. The Kushma Branch was inaugurated by Hari Om Lamichanne, Chairman,Nepal Chamber of Commerce, Kushma.The Jeetpur Branch …

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Global IME blood donation campaign

Global IME Bank on its 10th anniversary organized a blood donation and diabetes check-up program. Issuing a statement, the bank said that the program was organized at its Kantipath branch office. “Our customers and staff members participated in the program,” the statement added. Established in January 2, 2007, the bank …

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Plan to expand ‘Wai Wai’ in European market

Chaudhary Group (CG) says it has been preparing to manufacture and distribute its top noodles brand “Wai Wai” in Europe. Issuing a statement, the group said it has started setting up a plant in Ruma, Serbia. “Preparations have reached the final stages,” CG said. It added that a delegation from …

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