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High expectations from Nepal PM’s China visit

BY YOGESHWAR ROMKHAMI Nepali Prime Minister  K.P. Sharma Oli’s visit to China on June 19-24 carries immense importance for bilateral relations, with a slew of agreements lined up in trade, commerce and infrastructure. Various ministries are working to do the homework, mainly on energy, railway and trade. The prime focus …

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Tree plantation projects improving environment in Tibet

LHASA, June 18 (Xinhua) — Ali Prefecture in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region will invest over 70 million yuan (around 11 million U.S. dollars) on a tree planting project this year, local authorities said Monday. The project aims to plant trees on 2,267 hectares in the prefecture, according to the …

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Tibet relocates villagers living in high-altitude nature reserve

LHASA, June 18 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region is carrying out its first relocation program for villagers living in high-altitude nature reserve, with around 1,100 villagers moving in their new homes on Monday. Residents from two villages located in Qiangtang national nature reserve at an altitude of more …

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Tougher times for Afghanistan

BY MUHAMMAD IN the changing geopolitical scenario, President Trump’s Afghanistan policy signifies tougher times for an already fallen regime. The US urgency for an exit from this decades’ old Afghan war is being felt by the policy thinkers and onlookers though there is no working time line given by the …

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Kumari Bank distributes educational materials

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By Our Reporter Kumari Bank Ltd has distributed education materials to those financially weak students studying from grade one to grade eight in Kamal Basic Middle Community School in Kamalpokhari, Kathmandu with the aim of supporting for basic and quality education. Rajib Giri, deputy chief executive officer of the Bank …

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Machhapuchre Bank opens four new branches

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By Our Reporter Machhapuchre Bank Ltd has launched more four new branches immediately after opening of 13 branches in different parts of the country. The newly opened branches are in Krishnasawaran village in Saptari, Tyamke Maium village in Bhojpur, Malika Arjun village in Darchula and Nagarain municipality in Dhanusha. The …

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Garima Bikas Bank expanding

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By Our Reporter Garima Bikas Bank has opened up eight new branches at province 1. The bank has begun its banking operation at Budhabare and Banyani of Jhapa district, Biratnagar and Biratchowak of Morang district and Itahari and Dharan of Sunsari district. With this the national level development bank it …

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IME’s Anniversary of Partnership


By Our Reporter IME Group, one of the leading multi-industry corporations of Nepal has entered into eighteenth year of its establishment.  Last week the Group marked its 18th Anniversary with a slogan ‘Anniversary of Partnership’. The Group facing several upheavals in the past 17 years has been successful in assisting …

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Neurosurgeon Devkota passes away

Kathmandu, 19 June: Renowned neurosurgeon Dr Upendra Devkota passed away yesterday afternoon at the age of 64. He is survived by his wife, Dr Madhu Dixit Devkota, and three daughters, Medha, Vasudha and Manjari. Dr Devkota was suffering from bile duct cancer. Dr Devkota breathed his last at the Bansbari-based …

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Indian Patanjali brand ghee begins price war with Nepali products

Kathmandu, 19 June: Indian Patanjali brand is competing with the Nepali dairy products by selling its Patanjali brand ghee at low price, according to Sumit Kedia, local industrialist producing milk products. Talking to Drishti vernacular weekly Kedia said that retail price of the same ghee in Indian market is 570 …

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