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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Challenges linger in China-India border talks

BY ZHANG JIADONG Chinese and Indian special representatives reached important consensus on boundary issues during their 21st round of talks over the weekend. Both sides agreed to take measures to deepen trust while strengthening communication and coordination over border issues. After 20 rounds of talks by generations of leaders, the …

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The CPEC triad

M ROSHAN THE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia adds great strength to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Project, as being the 3rd Strategic Partner. Although Pakistan and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have shared long lasting cooperative and brotherly relationship built mainly on mutual religious beliefs, yet in international politics, nations choose to …

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Tibet’s major airport receives 4 million passengers this year

LHASA, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) — Gonggar Airport in Lhasa, the capital city of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, has received a record 4 million passengers so far this year, local aviation authorities said Monday. According to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) Tibet office, passenger volume at Gonggar Airport, …

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Emerging geo-strategic challenges for Nepal

BY HIRANYALAL SHRESTHA The promulgation of the Constitution of Nepal by major political parties, the Nepali Congress and the Communist Party of Nepal despite advice from neighboring country India to accommodate some changes in the constitution and to hold the constitution for some time, implementation of the constitution firmly defying …

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Nabil Bank announces biggest health coverage scheme for its customers

By Our Reporter Nabil Bank in association with Metlife Insurance has brought an attractive insurance scheme for its depositors covering upto three hundred thousand rupees for those depositors diagnosed with fatal disease and a term life insurance of Rs 75 thousand in case of death of the account holder. The …

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China reaching deeper and deeper into Nepal

BY BERTIL LINTNER “The Night Train to Kathmandu”, a 1988 surrealistic American movie set against the backdrop of the Himalayas, mixed fantasy and reality as a young woman traveled from India to the Nepalese capital in search of a non-existent city above the clouds. Of course, at that time there …

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India’s Hybrid wars and hegemonic designs

M ROSHAN QUITE a few treatises, articles and books have been written by renowned authors that expose India’s machinations and hegemonic designs. Published in 2017, the book titled “Machinations of RAW in Transitional Nepal” authored by Nepalese scholar Dr. Shastra Dutta Pant provides a deeper insight into the RAW’s covert/overt …

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Japanese assistance for a school in Sindhupalchowk

By Our Reporter Japan is extending financial assistance of US dollars 431,181 to the ChildFund Japan under the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects Scheme. The ChildFund Japan, an international NGO based in Japan, will work with a Nepali partner NGO, Tuki Sunkoshi Association (Tuki), to implement the “Rehabilitation of …

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Machhapuchre Bank to distribute 10 percent cash dividend

By Our Reporter The board meeting of the Machhapuchre Bank Ltd held recently has decided to provide 10 percent dividend to its shareholders from the net profit earned by the Bank in the last fiscal year. The Bank, after approval by the Nepal Rastra Bank, will distribute the dividend to …

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RCSC observes 62nd anniversary of Nepal-Russia relations

By Our Reporter On 16 November, a solemn event dedicated to the 62nd anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Nepal and Russia took place. The event was organized by the Russian Center for Science and Culture (RCSC) in cooperation with the Nepal-Russia Friendship and Cultural Association, Mitra Kunj …

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