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Nijgadh airport controversy

The Tourism and Civil Aviation Ministry is seeking a green signal from the Forest Ministry to clear the airport area by cutting down the trees in the Nijgadh forest. Since the Tourism and Civil Aviation Ministry started the process, protests have been witnessed in social networks as well as in …

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Dasain is Here

Dasain comes with a bang this year with the near consensual realization that the nation has been set adrift by a system that has lost control of any vestige of government. The most expensive festival system in history is hardly explained away by the falling of Nepali rupee value and …

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Spice of Life

Institutional evaluation Frustrated by the stagnation in the KP Oli government’s working style, a sizeable section of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is gathering momentum in discussing and evaluating behind closed doors the party’s as well as the government’s performance. Frustration is writ large in their faces, as the two-thirds …

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Trump, don’t blow your own trumpet

BY DHANA CHANDRA SHRESTHA We all know the United States of America is the most powerful state in the world. It has a huge nuclear armament, it has a huge economy and it has a huge army. It is also true that many American soldiers have contributed greatly in fighting …

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India renounces dialogue for peace

BY C KIRAN HOW it was a sorry state to see offer of talks to India by Pakistani PM Imran Khan in earnest of peace, producing nothing but more chill in bilateral ties between two countries because of crude acts of Indian arrogance, negativity and insensitivity to counsel of peace …

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Norbu Tenzin, Tibet’s master of tsampa

LHASA, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) — In Xigaze, the hometown of highland barley in southern Tibet, southwest China, Norbu Tenzin has been widely known as the master of tsampa. Each year, the watermill he runs in Guire Village of Gadong Township, Bainang County generates a revenue of more than 40 million …

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Courts in Tibet use new technologies to better serve farmers, herders

LHASA, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) — Courts in northwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region have started using new technologies such as voice recognition and big data to offer better services for people living in remote areas. Statistics show that 80 percent of cases handled in primary courts in Tibet involve farmers and …

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The Day of German Unity is a Day of European Unity

BY ROLAND SCHÄFER Today we remember the re-unification of Germany 28 years ago, which was also the re-unification of Europe, bringing some countries into the European Union’s fold, and opening up a new European orientation for others. Europe faces great challenges today: the territory of some European countries like Ukraine …

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