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188 killed in Jakarta air crash

By Our Reporter An Indonesian Lion Air plane carrying 188 passengers and crew crashed into the sea Monday, officials said, moments after it had asked to be allowed to return to Jakarta, according to BBC. All the passengers were killed in the crash. The jet vanished from radar just 13 …

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Twinkling Tibet mesmerizes millions

SHARACHCHANDRA BHANDARY LATELY IN LHASA. For a week, (the second week of September)the roof of the world- Tibet was lit by splendid lights and elites from far and wide gathered to witness the Fourth China Tibet Tourism and Culture Expo. Co-sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the …

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Imran Khan assumes office, high hopes of Pakistani people

Cricketer-turned-politician and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan was sworn in as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan on Saturday in presence of several leaders and cricketers. Imaran became the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan 22 years after he joined politics quitting cricket. The oath-taking ceremony was administered by President …

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Independence Day of Pakistan Special

Message from Mamnoon Hussain, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on Independence Day of Pakistan on 14 August, 2018 I felicitate fellow Pakistanis on the auspicious occasion of our 71nd Independence Day. This day refreshes our enthusiasm and rejuvenates our resolve to work for the progress and prosperity of …

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All 13 trapped in Thai cave rescued

By Our Reporter All 12 members of a boy’s football team and their coach were rescued, after being trapped in a cave in Thailand for 18 days. The Thai navy Seals, had run the rescue operation, the success to rescue the boys was termed a miracle. Saving 13 persons from …

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RSS media campaigning for 2019 election

BY ROSHAN THE Economic Times’ in its June 18, 2018 publication has revealed that RSS and BJP start firming up 2019 election strategy. The newspaper disclosed that the top leadership of RSS and BJP has started a campaign for paving the ground for re-election of BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha …

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Tree plantation projects improving environment in Tibet

LHASA, June 18 (Xinhua) — Ali Prefecture in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region will invest over 70 million yuan (around 11 million U.S. dollars) on a tree planting project this year, local authorities said Monday. The project aims to plant trees on 2,267 hectares in the prefecture, according to the …

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Tibet relocates villagers living in high-altitude nature reserve

LHASA, June 18 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region is carrying out its first relocation program for villagers living in high-altitude nature reserve, with around 1,100 villagers moving in their new homes on Monday. Residents from two villages located in Qiangtang national nature reserve at an altitude of more …

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Tibet to have universal broadband service

BEIJING, May 17 (Xinhua) — Ninety-eight percent of administrative villages in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region will have optical fibre communication thanks to a universal telecom service project. The target is expected to be accomplished by the end of this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Since …

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Tibetan antelope start annual migration to Hoh Xil

XINING, May 17 (Xinhua) — Pregnant Tibetan antelope have begun their annual migration to the heart of northwest China’s Hoh Xil nature reserve to give birth, according to the reserve’s management bureau. Around 6:30 p.m. on May 3, the first group of around 50 Tibetan antelope passed the Qinghai-Tibet highway …

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