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NIC Asia branch office at Ghorahi, Dang

NIC ASIA Bank Ltd has inaugurated its 92nd branch office at Ghorahi of Dang. Issuing a statement, the bank said that its strategy is to reach to every possible market for better service and planning in the coming days. “NIC ASIA Bank is one of the largest private sector commercial …

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11th Israeli Film Festival


The Embassy of Israel together with Nepal Film Society is all set once again to bring Israeli vibes to Nepal through the 11th Israeli Film Festival. The festival is scheduled from 21-23 June 2017 in Kathmandu, 28-30 June 2017 in Pokhara and for the first time 6-8 July 2017 in …

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Katy Perry makes Twitter history with 100 million followers Agencies


WASHINGTON, June 17: Pop superstar Katy Perry has made history by becoming the first user to garner 100 million followers on Twitter, the social media platform announced. “Today we #WITNESS history,” Twitter said Friday in a tweet, referencing the title of Perry´s recently released fifth album. “Congratulations @katyperry, the first …

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Jack Black leads star-studded cast for ‘Jumanji’ reboot

BARCELONA: US actor Jack Black has some big comedic shoes to fill in his forthcoming project, which sees him take the lead role in “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”, a star-studded reboot of the hit 1995 comedy that starred the late Robin Williams. Black said that he only watched the …

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‘Cars 3’ Races Past ‘Wonder Woman’ to No. 1


LOS ANGELES: This weekend featured a heated race between four new films that opened in wide release. As of Sunday morning, it appears some have fared better than others. The big winner is Disney and Pixar’s “Cars 3,” which is speeding to $53.5 million from 4,256 locations, putting it in …

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Gorkhaland movement turns violent

Darjeeling 3

By Our Reporters The movement launched by the people of Nepali origin in Darjeeling and Doors against the decision of the State Government of West Bengal to make Bangla language compulsory in schools has finally turned into a political movement, thanks to the police suppression. With the killing of three …

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RJP against election postponement


By Our Reporter Even after postponement of local elections in No 2 province, the RJP leaders have intensified agitation in their areas of influence. The RJP leaders are saying that they had not asked the government to postpone the elections, however, they were concerned about the response to their demands …

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Election-centric alliance sans policies, principles

By Our Reporter Although the alliance forged during the first-phase local polls resulted to be counterproductive for almost all parties with Nepali Congress suffering the most, the political parties have given continuity to forge odd alliance also in the second phase polls scheduled for June 28. The Rastriya Prajatantra Party …

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‘Democracy is not vulgarity, hypocrisy and falseness’


Gopal Thapalia Editor Chalfal Vernacular Weekly Gopal Thapaliya, editor and publisher, Chhalphal vernacular weekly, is ill for a long time. At the time when the CPN ML (now UML) was underground, Chhalphal was the mouthpiece of the party. Thapaliya, being a Communist, had to suffer hard and he had been …

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