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50% off on Chandragiri Cable Car this Falgun

Chandragiri Cable Car promoted by Chandragiri Hills Ltd. is offering a special discount of 50% for the entire month of Falgun for first 200 visitors for the cable car ride. This discount offer is valid for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. During the discount offer, the ticket worth of Rs. …

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Emergency gate at TIA told to shutdown

The Parliamentary Good Governance and Monitoring Committee on Thursday directed the government to shut emergency gate of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu amid suspicion that it has allowed people to engage in illegal activities in the sensitive area without getting caught. On Thursday, more than a dozen lawmakers led …

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Sunrise Bank acquires NIDC Capital Markets

Sunrise Bank Ltd has acquired NIDC Capital Markets Ltd. The joint operation of the two institutions, following acquisition by the commercial bank, started on Friday. Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Chiranjibi Nepal inaugurated the joint operation of the two institutions amid a ceremony. Speaking at the function, NRB Governor Nepal …

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Ncell Launches Ncell App Market

Ncell has launched Ncell App Market, a first of its kind “all you can eat” app-store model under the cooperation with Opera. It allows Ncell users to download as many premium apps and games as they want for a small weekly subscription fee of Rs 15 (including tax) per week, …

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NMB Bank to finance Solu Khola Hydropower Project

NMB Bank Ltd says it has successfully executed the financial closure of Upper Solu Khola Hydropower Project which has an installed capacity of 18 MW. The project, being developed by Beni Hydropower Project P Ltd, is located in Beni and Tamakhani VDCs of Solukhumbu district. According to NMB Bank, it …

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“La La Land” takes 5 prizes at British academy awards

LONDON—Glamour was shot through with grit at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday. Frothy musical “La La Land” took five prizes including best picture, but major awards also went to tough welfare-state drama “I, Daniel Blake” and fractured-family stories “Lion” and “Manchester by the Sea.” In keeping with an …

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Documentary on Nepali film industry

Journalist Rajan Ghimire, who has been reporting about Nepali cinema for more than two decades, has now come up with a documentary on the Nepali film industry (Kollywood) that traces the ups and downs of the movie industry since 2007. The 45-minute film documents the history of Nepali cine industry, …

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Eddie Izzard coming to entertain us

Force Majure by Eddie Izzard, the most extensive comedy tour, will be brought to Kathmandu for the first time on February 18, 2017. The performance will take place at The British School, Jhamsikhel. Eddie Izzard is one of the foremost stand-ups of his generation and is often referred to as …

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Photo.circle’s workshops

Photo.circle, a platform for photography in Nepal and the organisation behind the popular Photo Kathmandu festival, has announced two workshops: Photo Book 101 and Workshop with Sohrab Hura. Photo Book 101, which will be mentored by Alex Bocchetto and Valenitna Abenavoli, is slated to start on Feb 27. “The aim …

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PM Dahal spends six months without business

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal led government has completed six months without business. The present government was formed with two major responsibilities — amending the constitution by addressing the demands put forwarded by the Madheshi Front and holding local level elections by mid-April. After holding the local …

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