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Tibet to build three more airports

LHASA, June 8 (Xinhua) — Tibet plans to build three new airports to promote tourism and economic growth. The airports will be in Shannan, Xigaze and Ali, according the regional government and the Civil Aviation Administration of China. Construction of the three airports, all above the altitude of 3,900 meters, …

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Populations of endangered species increase in Tibet

LHASA, June 7 (Xinhua) — Tibet’s Ali Prefecture has seen its population of protected animals increase because of 20 years of conservation work, local forestry authorities claimed Thursday. The Forestry Bureau of Ali Prefecture said Class-I protected animals were doing well, including the Tibetan antelope with a population that has …

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Nepal’s electricity to force India to kneel

Ratna Sansar Shrestha

BY RATNA SANSAR SHRESTHA, FCA Some Nepali dream of bringing India to her knees by simply switching off supply, after she becomes dependent on Nepal’s electricity! Their idea is for Nepal to export electricity to India to make her dependent on Nepal. There are others that attribute Bhutan’s “prosperity” to …

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SCO can help build a community of shared future

By Wang Haiyun The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, which was held over the weekend in Qingdao, Shandong Province, has drawn worldwide attention. This year’s meeting concluded with a series of joint statements and guidelines to ramp up cooperation on national security, trade and economy, cultural communication and international interactions. …

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South Asian university observes 3rd convention


By Our Reporter Amjad Hussain B. Sial, Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), addressed the third convocation of the South Asian University in New Delhi this morning. Visitor’s nominee Giriraj Mani Pokharel, Minister for Education, Science and Technology of Nepal, and chief guest Dr. Vinay …

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Public Service fellows receive HBL-Daayitwa Fellowship Award-2018


By Our Reporter Himalayan Bank Limited has awarded this year’s HBL-Daayitwa Fellowship Award-2018 to Nepalese Public Service fellows.  The Bank has been sponsoring six Nepalese fellows since 2016. The fellows promote economic prosperity of the country working with various government agencies and policy makers to collaborate and innovate in the …

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NIC Asia and Nabil Investment sign agreement

By Our Reporter NIC ASIA Bank has signed “Issue Management Agreement” with Nabil Investment Banking Ltd. for the issuance of “11% NICASIA Bond 2082/83” amounting Rs 1.83 billion with a coupon rate of 11% per annum payable on semi-annual basis. 1,830,000 units of bonds with a face value of Rs. …

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Dispute over Ram Dev’s Patanjali

Kathmandu, 12 June: The internal dispute between Ram Dev, the Indian Yog Teacher and his Nepali business partner Upendra Mahto has adversely affected the future course of Patanjali Ayurved Pvt Ltd that was established a few years ago in Prasuni of Bara district. According to a news report published by …

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New norms afoot for ambassadorial appointment

Kathmandu, 12 June: The Government is amending existing Diplomatic Code of Conduct that it issued seven years ago in a bid to introduce new criteria for the appointment of ambassadors and other diplomatic officials, reports Nayapatrika daily. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is preparing to amend the old Code of …

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