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China can offer lessons to US in protecting human rights

BY YU NING Thousands of protesters, led by survivors of last week’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, congregated at the Florida State Capitol building Wednesday. Their message: Never again. Never again will a murderer purchase a gun easily. Never again will a school be riddled by a mass …

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Japan to establish mediation centers for communities


By Our Reporter Ambassador of Japan Masashi Ogawa signed a grant contract to install three mediation centers, one at the Patan High Court, and one each at Lalitpur District Court and Bhaktapur District Court, for improvement of legal services to socially and economically disadvantaged citizens. The agreement was signed between …

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Israeli writers visit Kathmandu


By Our Reporter Dorit Silverman and SmadarShir, prominent Israeli writers, as a part of their tour to South Asia, visited Kathmandu from 18-22 February. The visit was aimed at sharing their experiences and inspiring young writers as well as explore and widen the literary visions. During their stay in Nepal, …

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Bangladesh Embassy observes International Language Day

By Our Reporter Bangladesh Embassy in Kathmandu observed the “Immortal Shaheed Day (Amar Ekushey)” and the “International Mother Language Day” on Wednesday, 21 February by organizing two separate programmes to commemorate the Day with due solemnity and respect. The programme began with hoisting of the national flag at half mast …

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Japan assists for reconstruction of a school in Gorkha


By Our Reporter Ambassador of Japan Masashi Ogawa signed a grant contract to reconstruct Sarswati Peace School, located in Arughat Rural Municipality, Gorkha District. The agreement was signed between the Embassy of Japan and Subhash Ghimire, Chairperson of Sarswati Foundation, a Nepalese NGO and Editor of Republica, a English daily …

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Have a taste of delicious cuisine at Hotel Tranquil’s Restaurant


By Our Reporter Hotel Tranquill and restaurant, Lainchour, has started its own restaurant with the aim of serving its clients with delicious cuisine including typical Nepali Thali, Chinese, Indian, Continental food and snacks. Centrally located around the commercial banks, collages, the Restaurant in Lainchour has become a hub for meeting …

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Global IME Bank adds two branchless banking service centers


By Our Reporter Global IME Bank has opened 71st branchless service center in Kalimati, Bhanu Municipality, Tanahun and 72nd branchless service center in Setipashal, Madhya Nepal Municipality in Lamjung. The Bank, with the aim of providing banking service to local people, basically farmers and remittance as their main source of …

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NIBL completes 32 years’ journey


By Our Reporter Nepal Investment Bank Ltd (NIBL) has completed 32 years of operation. Officials of the Bank have attributed its success to consumer satisfaction and support that NIBL has received so far. Today, the Bank has more than 800,000 consumers who are obtaining various banking services through NIBL 63 …

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Get ready for a serious geopolitical scramble


BY M. R. JOSSE TAMPA, FL: Despite several comment-worthy developments here in the U.S. of A, this week’s column will focus on the goings-on back home hinging on UML chief K.P. Sharma Oli’s installation as Nepal’s chief executive two months after the Left Alliance’s magnificent electoral triumph in the first …

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