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By P. Kharel Sack them Even if the eighth edition of the National Games barely managed to be organised in Nepalgunj and neighbourhood from April 17 to 24, National Sports Council members make a ridiculous claim of a flying success. This is what happens when nothing but political proximity and …

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Japan gets new emperor

On 1 May, Crown Prince Naruhito, 59, succeed his father, Akihito, who abdicated due to health concerns. Japan has welcomed a new emperor after its current one, Akihito, who stepped down — the country’s first abdication in some 200 years. Akihito’s son, Crown Prince Naruhito, has succeed his father on …

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World’s highest highway tunnel open to traffic in Tibet

LHASA, April 26 (Xinhua) — The world’s highest highway tunnel was open to traffic on Friday at an altitude of over 4,750 meters above sea level in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The two-way tunnel is over 5.7 km long, which is a part of the 400-km highway linking the …

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Rural tourism helps 32,000 shake off poverty in Tibet

LHASA, April 27 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region helped 32,000 people rise out of poverty by developing rural tourism last year, the regional tourism authorities said. More than 200 rural tourism scenic spots were developed last year, which had attracted over 9.35 million tourists, generating income up to …

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Movie on Chinese mountain climbers filmed in Tibet

SHANGHAI, April 25 (Xinhua) — A movie about Chinese mountain climbers tackling the world’s highest mountain, Qomolangma, was filmed in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, according to the producer, Shanghai Film (Group) Corporation. Directed by Hong Kong action director Hark Tsui, “Climber” stars “The Wandering Earth” actor Wu Jing and …

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NCP to from politburo soon

By Our Reporter The ruling NCP that concluded the district level unification last week is now bracing for constituting its politburo. The NCP’s secretariat meeting held on Monday was expected to do homework for the constitution of the politburo. However, the meeting did not enter the issue. It is stated …

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8th NMB Bank Heritage Walk 2019

By Our Reporter NMB Bank organized the ‘8th NMB Bank Heritage Walk 2019’ on the occasion of World Heritage Day. The Bank has been working to create awareness on preservation of rich heritage sites over the years. First initiated on the occasion of its 16th anniversary, the Bank has been …

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INGOs’ Rs 23 billion goes waste

By Our Reporter The number of International Non-Governmental Organisations has been swelling every year in Nepal. They have been spending a huge amount of money every year. But the budget they spent has not been fruitful for Nepalis. According to the report of the Comptroller General, 98 INGOs of 98 …

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Nabil Bank partners Basketball League

By Our Reporter Nabil Bank has signed an agreement with the Play for Deprived Children Nepal (PDCN) becoming banking partner of the Nepal Basketball League to encourage the engagement of youths in sports especially basketball. Anil Keshary Shah, Chief Executive Officer of the Bank and Arun Karki, Chairman of Play …

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