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Denial Does Not Halt History

By P. Kharel Of all the people, Kamal Thapa, the deputy prime minister looking after Local Development Ministry, is going saying that the forthcoming local elections were being held for the first time “in 20 years”. It is actually the second time in two decades. Remember the February 2006 municipality …

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China’s expanding global heft: implications for Nepal, India

By MR Josse KATHMANDU: This week just over has been a dramatic one dominated by the tense standoff between North Korea and the United States, against the backdrop of the failure of Pyongyang’s latest missile test following the display of nearly 60 missiles at an eye-popping military parade on Saturday …

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Nostalgia for monarchy, in Nepal’s turbulent times

By Anirban R Banerjee It’s time for India to redefine its Nepal policy, correct the mistake of the previous Congress-led UPA (backed by the Left) plan and free the engagement from the clutches of the Left-Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) lobby and Neheruvian bureaucracy. Nepal’s Chief of Army Staff RajendraChhetri recently …

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Asians must stand against Western vulgarity

By Li Jun An  A Vietnamese-American doctor, David Dao, was brutalized by United Airlines on April 9. He lost two front teeth and suffered from a concussion after being beaten and dragged off the plane like an animal by airport security. But many people fail to recognize the degree to …

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Why is China-Russia-India strategic triangle not viable now?

By Zhang Yi According to Indian media, China has turned down a Russian proposal to bring defense ministers of India, Russia and China together on one platform which was scheduled to take place later this month. Source media reports claimed that Beijing took this decision keeping the sensitivities of Pakistan …

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Book on Nepal releases in Beijing

By Ajaya Aloukik in Beijing A book about Nepal entitled “Word on the Scenery-Nepal” was released amidst a function in Beijing on Saturday, 16 April. The book is a pictorial diary of writer Luo Yi Ding, who visited Nepal in 2012. Writer and artist Luo said that the book is …

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Tibet’s airport now able to accommodate large planes overnight

LHASA, April 12 (Xinhua) — Konggar Airport in Tibet, one of the highest-altitude airports in China, was able to accommodate a Tibet Airlines wide-body Airbus 330 aircraft overnight for the first time, the airline announced Wednesday. The 3,600-meter-high airport in Lhasa was able to accommodate the plane after the airline’s …

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Nepal 13th Int’l Trade Fair to kickoff

Federation of Nepal Cottage and Small Industries (FNCSI) is going to organize ‘Nepal 13th International Trade Fair and Innovation Expo 2074’. The event will kick-off on 20th to 24th April in Exhibition Hall of Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu, informed the organizers Federation of Nepal Cottage and Small Industries (FNCSI) and Ministry of …

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Ncell’s attractive roaming scheme

Ncell, a mobile service provider company of Nepal has introduced attractive roaming scheme for its prepaid and post-paid customers. Under the scheme, the company unveiled daily data roaming pack, daily roaming voice and SMS pack at reasonable price for its customers going in foreign trip. The scheme was activated from …

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Shree Airlines new Bombardier Canadair jet

Nepal’s largest helicopter operator, Shree Airlines on Wednesday welcomed its first 50-seater Bombardier Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ-200) as part of its plan to diversify and tap into Nepal’s expanding air travel market. The aircraft was flown from Japan via China. The airline plans to begin commercial passenger service soon. Shree …

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