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French Presidential Election: On a Razor’s Edge

By Prabasi Nepali Last Saturday, the French far-right and xenophobic presidential hopeful Ms. Marine Le Pen named the defeated first-round candidate Nicolas Dupont-Aignan as her chosen prime minister. This was an attempt to attract his voters and help win victory over the centrist favourite Emmanuel Macron. Dupont-Aignan is also an …

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Desperate Dalai, Sensitive Situation

By P. Kharel When China last month made a strong criticism of the Dalai Lama’s second trip to Arunachal Pradesh in eight years, India tried making the issue light saying that the “spiritual visitor has devotees in the region”. The politics involved in the visit is inherent in Beijing’s claim …

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Is noise pollution harmful than air pollution?

By Sushant Shrestha Alarge number of Kathmanduties is suffering from different viral diseases. The reason behind these diseases is air pollution rather than noise pollution. Eachand every individual knows about this. I believe the government also knows about it. Oddly, why the government is taking wrong decisions and implementing wrong …

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Unfair education exposes India’s social rift

By Ding Gang On the very first morning I arrived in Mumbai, I went to the most emblematic landmark of the city – the Gateway of India. However, it was not the magnificent architecture that caught my attention, but young people in threes and fives with backpacks on their shoulders …

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Top researchers promote science in Tibet

LHASA, April 26 (Xinhua) — Chinese scientists will deliver about 30 lectures to teenagers in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region to raise enthusiasm for the study of science. The Chinese Academy of Sciences lecture tour includes talks on biology, botany, electromagnetism, geophysics and medicine, and targets students of all ages …

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Tibet opens museum to commemorate 6th Dalai Lama

LHASA, April 27 (Xinhua) — A museum dedicated to the sixth Dalai Lama opened Thursday in Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The museum has collected over 100 publications, books and records of  the legendary spiritual leader and poet, said BasangNorbu, head of the association for TsangyangGyatso research. …

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Himalaya Airlines direct Dubai Flights

Himalaya Airlines has started direct flight service between Kathmandu and Dubai from April 28. The maiden flight to Dubai, according to the airlines, was fully occupied. “The inaugural flight departed from Tribhuvan International Airport at 10:40 am and touched down at Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International Airport at 1:25 pm …

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Ncell’s new ‘Saapati offer’

Ncell has said that its prepaid customers can now enjoy credit facility without paying any service charges. Issuing a statement, the company said the offer named ‘Saapati’ will help customers to take loan without paying any service charge, in case of emergency when their main balance is low to use …

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Free govt website access to NT users

Mobile phone subscribers of Nepal Telecom (NT) can now browse government websites with no data charges. According to the state-owned operator, NT users can access 550 different websites having ‘gov.np’ domain free of cost. “We started the new facility from the first day of New Year 2074 BS. We are …

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CG free stay in Meghauli Serai offer

Chaudhary Group (CG) – the authorized distributor of LG consumer electronics for Nepal – is giving away two-night, three-day package free of cost to every buyer of LG UHD and OLED TV. According to the group, the offer has been launched on the occasion of Nepali New Year 2074 BS. …

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