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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Nepal-India ‘Sameness’

By P. Kharel There are some sections in Nepal and India withexaggerated emphasis that the two countries share “sameness” in numerous respects, including the “roti aurbeti” (bread and daughter) ties. Culture, language and religionform part of this “sameness” between the two contiguous neighbours. In many ways, indeed, these are established …

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Recalling King Birendra: Unforgettable memories

By Prof. Wang Hongwei China and Nepal, the two countries had formerly established diplomatic relationship in 1955, which has already passed 60 years. Though China and Nepal possess different social systems, they have developed outstanding friendly model of 60 years. They among the other countries of the world have glittered …

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Yeti Airlines and UNDP inks deal to promote SDGs

A Nepali domestic airlines company, Yeti Airlines and United Nation Development Program (UNDP) has inked a new agreement. Renaud Meyer, Country Director, UNDP Nepal and Umesh Chandra Rai, CEO of Yeti Airlines signed the agreement paper. Yeti Airlines and UNDP made the agreement regarding promotion and achievement of sustainable development …

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NIC Asia opens 9 Branches in a single day

NIC Asia has opened nine new branches in a single day. The bank inaugurated the branches organizing separate programs on May 17. With the additions, the number of branches has reached 107. Among the new branches, Sauraha Pharsatikar branch was inaugurated by Surendra Prasad Shrestha, central member of Federation of …

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New Sunrise branch at Birendranagar

Sunrise Bank has started a branch at Birendranagar, Surkhet. Guru Prasad Poudel, Director of Nepal Rastra Bank, Nepalgunj and Prakash Poudel, President of Surkhet Chamber of Commerce and Industries jointly inaugurated the branch amid a program on May 21. “After acquiring Narayani National Finance, Sunrise Bank had two branches in …

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Belt and Road initiative combines principles with reality

By Liu Jianxi A joint communiqué was issued by the Leaders Roundtable of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation on Monday. While China’s proposals have received extensive support, a few EU member states refused to endorse part of another trade statement that China suggested, citing a lack of …

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Pragmatic Trump distances US from Taiwan

By Sun Xihui As in other aspects, the government of US President Donald Trump has marked a major shift in its position regarding Taiwan. From Trump taking a phone call with Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen and questioning the “One China” policy to later refusing to meet Tsai when she made …

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Example of impunity

By Our Reporter The government has decided to withdraw cases against those who were alleged for being involved in killing eight on-duty security officials including senior Police SP in Kailali two years ago. Furthermore, the government has decided to withdraw all criminal cases filed against protesters alleged of being involved …

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BIN Art Exhibition at NAC

BIN International Art Camp and Exhibition Event kicked off at Nepal Art Council (NAC), Babarmahal on Sunday. The event was conceptualized especially from the artists from Bangladesh, Nepal and India to build a bridge in the fine art sector among these countries and as well as other SAARC countries. Thirteen …

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The Laramie Project at Nepal Tourism Board

One World Theatre’s version of The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later (with stories from the Nepali LGBTIQ Community) started this Friday, at the Nepal Tourism Board in the Capital. The play is  directed jointly by Bruno Deceukelier and Rajkumar Pudasaini. The Laramie Project narrates the reactions brought about by the …

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