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Government committed to end syndicate in transportation


By Our Reporter The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) said that it was well prepared to break the syndicate and unfair competition in the public transportation system. The Department made this remark when a few committees of the transport entrepreneurs tried to block the Araniko Highway to protest the decision …

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Jammu and Kashmir: Wake-up call for UN


BY DR. MAZHAR JAVED RECENT wave of Indian Security Forces’ high handedness to suppress Jammu and Kashmir freedom struggle has once again challenged the world conscience; especially of those who champion or cherish the cause of human rights. The valley came under fire on 1st April with the brutal and …

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India-Nepal Statement on New Partnership in Agriculture

1.    Noting the critical importance and contribution of agriculture and allied sectors to their respective economies, the Prime Ministers of India and Nepal reaffirmed their resolve to promote cooperation in agricultural science and technology, agricultural production and agro-processing in line with the Memorandum of Understanding between the two countries for …

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1,200-year-old Buddha cliff carvings found in Tibet

LHASA, April 10 (Xinhua) — Newly discovered cliff carvings in eastern Tibet may offer a glimpse into Buddhist art and local history from 1,200 years ago. According to the regional cultural relics protection research institute, the discoveries dating back to the Tibetan Tubo Kingdom were found in Acur township in …

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Millions receive free medical exams in Tibet

LHASA, April 8 (Xinhua) — About 3 million people in the southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, about 90 percent of its population, received free medical examinations in 2017, according to the regional commission of health and family planning. Since 2012, the year the regional government launched the free medical examination …

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3,000-yr-old tombs unearthed in Tibet

LHASA, April 9 (Xinhua) — Archaeologists announced Monday that they have excavated tombs dating back some 3,000 years in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. A total of nine tombs were found at ruins 10 km from the county seat of Zanda in Ali Prefecture, said Shaka Wangdui, an archaeologist with …

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Tibet lifts 1,705 villages out of poverty in 2017

LHASA, April 8 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region lifted 1,705 villages out of poverty last year, according to local authorities. A total of 150,000 people were pulled out of poverty last year, bringing the impoverished population in the region from 590,000 in 2015 to 330,000 last year. A …

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When it’s all in the mind…


BY MAILA BAJE All the right notes were struck in such perfect tenor that you’d be forgiven for suspecting the sonorousness of it all. Sure, there were discordant clatters conveyed through Indian news media reports suggesting New Delhi’s unwillingness to go along with Nepal’s desire to revive South Asian regional …

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Welcome to Bikram Sambat 2075


BY DIRGHA RAJ PRASAI This year, Bikram Sambat 2075 starts on Mekh Sankranti on coming Saturday, 14 March 2018. Bikram Sambat is the original glorious Era of Nepal. On this day, from the very beginning of the morning a fabled pair of orchid flower blooms at Salhes Garden in Siraha …

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Oli meets Modi


By PR Pradhan By following the tradition established since the introduction of multiparty system in 1990 in the country, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli after assuming the office two months ago, made his first official visit to Delhi from 6 to 8 April. Before, his departure to Delhi, Oli had …

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