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New species of orchid discovered in Tibet

KUNMING, May 18 (Xinhua) — Researchers have discovered a new species of orchid in southwestern China’s Tibet Autonomous Region and the finding has been published on a scientific journal. Li Jianwu, senior engineer of the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and one of the authors …

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China hopes U.S. ambassador will better understand Tibet through visit

BEIJING, May 20 (Xinhua) — China hopes the U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad will have a deeper understanding of Tibet Autonomous Region through his visit, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Lu Kang said Monday. “We welcome Ambassador Branstad to visit Tibet and hope he will have a first-hand understanding of economic …

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Democracy, development and media

BY SHRISH S. RANA The terms democracy, development and the media have been so used over the past years that the need to introduce this paper with definitions and terminologies on them perhaps becomes redundant. In the Nepali context, it will perhaps be more fruitful to use this opportunity to …

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MBL adds more branchless counter

By Our Reporter Machhapuchre Bank Ltd has brought into operation one more branchless counter in Kotahimai Rural Municipality, Rupandehi district. After operation of the counter, total branches banking counters of the Bank has reached at 98. Clients can receive banking services such as opening of the new account, cash deposit, …

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Kumari Bank provides educational material

By Our Reporter Kumari Bank Ltd has provided course books from Grade I to Grade VIII to the underprivileged students of Shree Kamal Aadharbhut School, in Ward No. 1, Kamalpokhari, Kathmandu. The activity was intended to facilitate quality education of the students, igniting a beacon of hope among the young …

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Nine die in Dhading road accident

By Our Reporter Nine passengers were killed and 25 others were injured in a bus road accident at Gajuri Rural Municipality-6 in Dhading district on Sunday morning. The bus with registration number Na 7 Kha 4387 heading to Kathmandu from Kakarbhitta, Jhapa, plunged into the Trishuli River at 6:00 am. …

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A plea to the Development Partners of Nepal

Kathmandu, 21May: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has urged the development partners to collaborate and coordinate with it while carrying out any development work. It has also written to the partner agencies asking them to submit to it within May 29 the particulars of the development works they have been …

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Mass massacre in a rural hamlet

Kathmandu, 21 May :A group of masked people murdered nine members of two families at Miklajung rural municipality- 3 on Monday night, said the police. Sharp weapons were used to kill the families of local Dhanraj Sherma and his father-in-law Bam Bahadur Phiya, said the locals. Only a member of …

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Oli and Prachanda undervalue others

Kathmandu, 21May: The senior leaders of Nepal Communist Party (CPN) have expressed grave concerns on how major decisions are being taken by party co-chairs Pushpa Kamal Dahal and PM KP Sharma Oli without having a proper discussion with other leaders. Madhav Kumar Nepal, Jhalanath Khanal, Ashtalaxmi Shakya and Agni Sapkota …

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Free Tibet MPs apologize

Kathmandu, 21 May:  The two members of the Federal Parliament House of Representatives (HoR) embroiled in controversy for their participation at the World Parliamentarian Convention on Tibet, have stated that they were unaware of the intention of the event and that they are filled with repentance s for attending it. …

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