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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Yeti Airlines ATR 72-500 proving flight successful


Yeti Airlines announced the successful completion of the proving flight of its latest aircraft ATR72-500. Issuing a press statement, the airlines informed that the flight operated by Captain Gabriel C Kunda and Captain Roop Kumar Siddhi departed from Kathmandu’s domestic airport at 12:15 pm with a team of 41 member …

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NIC Asia’s “Double Deposit” scheme


NIC Asia Bank Nepal Ltd has announced the launch of a new deposit scheme ‘NIC ASIA Double Deposit’ to its valued customers on the occasion of 20th year of the successful operation of the bank. According to the bank, the scheme is available for both individuals as well as institutional …

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Himalaya Airlines starting flight to Saudi Arabia from September 1


Himalaya Airlines is all set to operate direct flights from Kathmandu to Saudi Arabia’s Dammam on a daily basis from September 1. Himalaya Airlines informed that the flights were announced to ease the flow of passengers in the festive seasons of Dashain and Tihar during which Nepali migrant workers return …

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Agreement between NMB Bank and MetLife

NMB Bank has signed an agreement with MetLife for providing life insurance services to its customer under the bancassurance service. The agreement was signed by Sunil KC, chief executive officer of NMB Bank Ltd and Nirmal Kajee Shrestha, vice president and general manager of MetLife, according to a press statement …

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Now only Hishila left with Baburam Bhattarai!

By Our Reporter Dr Baburam Bhattarai, the long-time former second man of the Maoist Party and Deputy of Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who had formed Naya Shakti Party-Nepal with a plan of becoming the largest party of the country by 2075 BS is likely to have only his spouse Hishila in …

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Himani Trust distributes relief materials

By Our Reporter The Himani Trust distributed relief materials to 500 families in some floods hit villages in Parsha district on 23 August. Former Crown Princesses and chairman of the Himani Trust Himani Rajjya Laxami Devi Shah distributed 500 tents, rice, lentils, salt, cooking oil, bitten rice, etc.

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Global IME donates Rs 6.5m to flood victims


Global IME Bank has contributed Rs6.5 million to the Prime Minister Disaster Relief Fund to provide aid to victims of the floods in the country’s southern Tarai belt. Chandra Prasad Dhakal, chairman of the bank, handed over a cheque to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday. Of the total …

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Citizens Bank provides Rs 1.1m to flood victims


Citizens Bank International has decided to provide financial support of Rs 1.1 million to Prime Minister Disaster Relief Fund for the flood victims. Earlier during the devastating earthquake, the bank provided Rs 10 million to the fund. Moreover, the bank also started an account ‘001002562CA’ with a view to collect …

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Drugs abuse serious threat for present civilization


Basanta Raj Kunwar, Chairman, Narconon Nepal Recently Basanta Raj Kunwar was decorated with the most prestigious international award, Alexandra Nevraski Medal by Russia. Kunwar is the only person in Nepal who has received such a prestigious international decoration. A documentary on the work of former Nepal Police SSP Kunwar was …

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BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting fails to fix summit date

By Our Reporter The 15th Ministerial Meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) concluded here Friday failed to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the BIMSTEC Grid Interconnection. The meeting also failed to fix the date of the fourth BIMSTEC Summit. Earlier, …

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