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Tibet spends 1.1 bln yuan on ecological conservation in 2017

LHASA, June 5 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region spent more than 1.1 billion yuan (171 million U.S. dollars) on ecological conservation projects in 2017, the regional environmental bureau said Tuesday. The projects range from grassland, wetland and wildlife protection to construction of nature reserves and afforestation. In 2009, …

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Tibet to transmit 1 bln kWh of clean energy outside of region in 2018

LHASA, May 30 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region plans to transmit up to 1 billion kilowatt-hours of clean electricity to other provinces in China this year, up nearly 8 percent compared with previous year, the regional power company said Wednesday. The regional electric power trading company said it …

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Tibet sees more “good” air days in 2017

LHASA, June 3 (Xinhua) — The southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region had “excellent” or “good” air quality on about 97.5 percent of days in 2017, according to a report on the region’s environment. The figure also represented an increase of 7.5 percentage points over 2016, according to the report. To …

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Tibet’s tourism revenue up 41 pct in first five months

LHASA, June 3 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet has seen dramatic growth in tourism revenue in the first five months this year. From January to May, Tibet welcomed 5.6 million tourists, up 38 percent from a year ago. Total revenue also rose 41.4 percent to 7.1 billion yuan (about 1.1 …

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Nepal, Israel mark 58 years of diplomatic ties

By Our Reporter Nepal and Israel have observed 58 glorious years of diplomatic ties since its establishment on 1 June, 1960. Marking this historic day on 1 June, the Israel Embassy handed over some historic photographs of late BP Koirala, the first elected Prime Minister of Nepal, during his visit …

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MBL CSR in raising awareness

Machhapuchhre Bank Limited (MBL) has actively been involved in creating awareness in the society under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The MBL last week, in association with Cancer Council Nepal organized an awareness porogramme in capital last week. The programme aimed at raising awareness at the core of society and …

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IME pay wallet service

By Our Reporter Siddhartha Bank has inked an agreement with IME Digital Solution, a digital financial services wing of IME Group, to offer IME pay wallet service. With the agreement in place, IME pay customers can now link their IME pay wallet with their Siddhartha Bank account enabling them to …

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Kumari Bank launches “Mahabachat Yojana”

By Our Reporter Kumari Bank has introduced “Kumari Mahabachat Yojana” an attractive cash back scheme for its Mobile Banking subscribers for making online purchase of grocery items through merokirana.com. Kumari Bank has signed an agreement with Kirana for such a scheme considering the busy lifestyle of the people. Now, Kumari …

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Norwegian Embassy to contribute rebuilding Bhaidegh Temple in Patan

By Our Reporter Prithivi Bahadur Pande’, chairman, Cultural Heritage Conservation Group (CHCG) and Lasse Bjørn, Norwegian Ambassador signed an agreement for construction of Bhaidegah Temple in Patan amidst a function organised at the Embassy premises last week. The Embassy has provided financial support worth above 122 million rupees. At the …

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Mega Bank reaches far off places

By Our Reporter Mega Bank Limited has extended its branches in Tripurasundari rural municipality and Rautamai rural municipality of Dhading and Udaypur district respectively. These branches have been opened and brought into operation as a set goal of bank of rendering banking services to peoples of rural area. The number …

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