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Tibet Airlines opens first intercontinental route

JINAN, April 8 (Xinhua) –– Tibet Airlines on Monday launched its first intercontinental air route linking Jinan, capital of east China’s Shandong Province, and Finnish capital Helsinki. The first flight on the route took off from Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport on Monday afternoon, which also marked the opening of the …

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Tibet marks 60th anniversary of democratic reform

LHASA, March 28 (Xinhua) — Representatives from various ethnic groups and walks of life gathered in the Potala Palace square in Lhasa Thursday to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the campaign of democratic reform in Tibet. Tibet has made historic achievements and undergone tremendous changes since the democratic reform that …

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Nepal: Two third majority for Oli has not worked

BY S. CHANDRA SEKHARAN Prior to the last General Elections, the unified Communist party of Maoists and the UML went round the country seeking votes promising that they would need a good majority to have proper governance and stability. Not that the country has not had a majority government in …

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Strom kills 27 in poor Bara, Parsa settlements

By Our Reporter A sudden storm that lashed Bara and Parsa districts on Sunday evening killed 27 people and injured 343 others. Half a dozen villages, mostly in Bara, were hit by the storm at 8:30 pm Sunday. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, 27 people lost their lives …

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Investment Summit: Low commitment than expectations

By Our ReporterThe two-day ‘Investment Summit 2019’ concluded here on Saturday with the signing of 15 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) and investment commitments to 17 various projects. The government had showcased 77 projects, 27 of them from the private during the poorly managed investment summit. However, only 17 of the …

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Former king in eastern hill districts

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra, who is staying in the Himalayan Tea Garden, private property of the former king in Damak, Jhapa, went Ilam, eastern hill district on 31 March. After one night halt in Ilam, the former King went to Panchthar on 1 April and spent one night …

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DPR of Kathmandu-Kerung railway in six months

By Our Reporter The government has said that a detailed project report of the much talked about Kathmandu-Kerung Railway project would be completed in the next six months. Addressing the session titled ‘Transport Infrastructure: Building Sustainable Transport Infrastructure, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth said the government would …

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SEE cancelled in State 2 due to leakage of questions

By Our Reporter The government decided to hold the postponed SEE in State 2 from April 5. The examination in State 2 was postponed after the leakage of question papers for two consecutive days. The inability of the State Government to provide security to the SEE papers showed how poor …

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