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World ‘disorder’ as Trump assumes power

By MR Josse KATHMANDU: ‘World Order’ is the title of Henry Kissinger’s latest and eminently enriching magnum opus. As one surveys the geopolitical landscape on the eve of Donald Trump’s installation as the next US president, however, one notes that global disorder would seem to constitute its leit motif. Although …

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Mushroom cultivation: A spark to the Nepali agriculture

By Nabraj Khanal Simply, mushroom is an edible fungus. In Nepal, it is a fast growing sector of agriculture because of its short high returns. Nepal is also a country where mushroom can be cultivated throughout the year under natural environmental conditions. So, mushroom cultivation could be the milestone in …

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Kathmandu: Dustmandu or Maskmandu?

By Our Reporter Kathmandu, which is said to be the capital city located in the most beautiful landscape in the world, has now virtually turned into Dustmandu, thanks to the inefficient government. Air pollution of the valley has already crossed the dangerous points at several places of the capital city. …

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Poverty, glorious poverty

By Tavleen Singh India has more ‘pro-poor’ political leaders than any other country. They have been very visible since the cash crisis hit us, competing raucously to prove that they are more ‘pro-poor’ than all the others. The Prime Minister noticed that his own credentials were being questioned and joined …

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Tibet leads in China’s electricity consumption growth

LHASA, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) — Tibet reported the fastest growth in electricity consumption across China last year as its economy continued to grow at a double-digit rate for a 24th consecutive year. Tibet consumed 4.18 billion kilowatt hours of electricity in 2016, up 21.4 percent, according to an industry report. …

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Nepal-China joint venture airline starts operations in two new destinations

KATHMANDU, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) — Himalaya Airlines, a China-Nepal joint venture airline company announced on Tuesday it would fly to two destinations, Kuala Lumpur and Yangon, in its scheduled flights as it is receiving its second aircraft. Currently, the airlines has been conducting scheduled flights operations to Doha, Qatar and …

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23rd CAN InfoTech from Jan 26

Computer Association of Nepal (CAN) Federation is organizing 23rd Subisu CAN Info-Tech 2017, a mega event of Nepal’s information and communication technology (ICT) sector, from January 26 this year. This technological exhibition will be taking place at Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Hall. The main objective of this exhibition is to promote the …

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KMC honors Ncell as highest advertisement tax payer

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has honored Ncell for contributing highest amount of advertisement tax in the last Fiscal Year 2015/16. Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Hitraj Pandey, awarded a letter of appreciation to Mahendra Bhattachan, security director of Ncell, amid a function. The program was organized to …

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Citizens Bank EMV card

Citizens Bank International Limited has introduced chip-based EMV card with effect from Magh, 2073. Customers having Visa debit and credit cards will now be issued chip-based EMV cards compulsorily upon their expiration. Citizens Bank has introduced EMV chip cards as part of its security and risk mitigation measures for electronic …

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