Wednesday , September 19 2018
Home / 2017 / March (page 12)

Monthly Archives: March 2017

Tibet’s poor build brighter future in new village

LHASA, March 1 (Xinhua) — Sanyou is not a traditional Tibetan village name. Translated as “three haves,” the name is shortened from “have health, house and jobs.” The new village is along a plateau river in Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region. Its name reflects the heartfelt hopes of some …

Read More »

An aircraft repairman in Tibet

LHASA, March 6 (Xinhua) —  At 8 a.m., when he hears a passenger plane has landed at Lhasa Gonggar Airport, Phuten rushes from his office to the tarmac with a stack of repair lists. Phuten, a Tibetan, 46, is an aircraft repairman at Gonggar airport, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. …

Read More »

Tibet to build 42,000 affordable houses in 2017

LHASA, March 6 (Xinhua) — China’s Tibet Autonomous Region will build 42,000 affordable houses this year to improve housing conditions of more than 100,000 people, local authorities said Monday. Tibet will speed up reconstruction of urban shanty towns this year and expand renewal areas into key towns, border ports and …

Read More »

Tibet’s 2nd largest airport terminal starts operation

LHASA, March 6 (Xinhua) — The second-largest airport terminal in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region started operation Monday. The new terminal, the sixth to open in Tibet, is located at NyingchiMainling Airport. It covers an area of 10,300 square meters and will be able to handle 750,000 passengers and 3,000 …

Read More »

Investment Summit concludes pledging investment worth $13.51 billion

By Our Reporter The two-day Investment Summit that concluded Saturday resulted to be fruitful as different foreign companies pledged an investment worth $13.51 billion in different sectors of Nepal. Several companies from six countries– China, Bangladesh, Japan, the United Kingdom, Sri Lanka and India expressed their commitment to invest in …

Read More »

900 taxis with billing system, thousands more to go

A total of 900 taxis have been installed with the electronic billing system over the past two months. Issuing a directive on January 1, National Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM) has asked all taxi operators in the Valley to have the system installed by July 22. NBSM Director General …

Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro now available in the Nepali market

Samsung has launched its new smartphone – Galaxy C9 Pro – in the Nepali market. Issuing a statement, Samsung said that the Galaxy C9 Pro is the first Samsung smartphone with powerful 6GB RAM which offers a seamless multi-tasking experience. In addition, it also comes with an inbuilt memory of …

Read More »

NIC Asia starts loan for deprived sectors

NIC Asia Bank Ltd has started floating deprived sector loans. Issuing a statement, NIC Asia said that the service has been started targeting farmers and traders of the rural parts of the country. According to the bank, Governor of Nepal Rastriya Bank (NRB), Chiranjibi Nepal, started the service by handing …

Read More »

Prabhu Insurance’s new branch in Newroad

Prabhu Insurance has started a new branch at Newroad, Kathmandu. Issuing a press statement, the company informed that all insurance related transactions will be carried out from the new branch. Chiranjibi Chapagain, Chairman of Insurance Board inaugurated the branch amid a program on March 1. Stating that the insurance companies …

Read More »

Sanima Bank’s 45th branch in Timure

Sanima Bank has opened its 45th branch at Timure, Rasuwa on 7th March in association with ‘Sakchyam – Access to finance’ project promoted by UK aid. Issuing a press statement, the bank informed that Binaya Kumar Shrestha, Chairman of the bank inaugurated the branch amidst a ceremony. In the opening …

Read More »