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Wednesday 20th of February 2019 Nepali
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The aircraft business has always been a dear affair. More than other forms of transport, it remains susceptible to oscillating costs (materials, fuel), ever at the mercy of the uncontrollable. The Airbus A380 was meant to be a giant’s contribution to aviation. In time, its makers came to the conclusion that the bird had already flown. In the solemn words of outgoing Airbus chief executive Tom Enders, “We have no sustainable A380 backlog and hence no basis to sustain production, despite all......

Immigration Update

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials in the northern Mexico border state of Coahuila said Tuesday they have closed a shelter in the border city of Piedras Negras where about 1,600 Central American migrants had been confined during the past two weeks. Many of the migrants have been bused to neighboring states, leading to complaints that Coahuila was dumping migrants on other cities to clear out the camp at an empty factory building. Armando Cabada, the mayor of Ciudad Juarez, to the west, said......


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ICC Women T20 World Cup Qualifier Asia: Nepal beat Malaysia to win opening match

KATHMANDU: Nepal beat Malaysia by 34 runs in the opening match of the ICC Women T20 World Cup Qualifier -Asia 2019 going on in Thailand. In the match held in Bangkok-based Terdthai Cricket Ground, Nepal posted a target of 127 runs before the..

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Austrian Foreign Affairs Minister arriving Nepal

KATHMANDU: Dr Karin Kneissl, Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Republic of Austria is paying an official visit to Nepal from February 21-23 at the invitation of Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali. The Austrian..


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Nepal PM claims of successfully managing decade-long Maoist conflict

KATHMANDU: Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday claimed that his government has successfully managed the Maoist conflict, that had groped the Himalayan country for over a decade. Addressing the nation on the occasion of the 69th Democracy..



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Nepali migrant worker dies in Malaysia Saturday, January 26th, 2019

KATHMANDU: A Nepali migrant worker has died in Malaysia on Friday. Harka Jung Rai, 20, a permanent resident of Dudhkoshi rural municipality-7 of Solukhumbu district, who..


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‘The Wandering Earth’ Seen as Propaganda Coup For China’s Ideologists

The ruling Chinese Communist Party's propaganda experts are pinning their hopes on the country latest homegrown movie to sow the seeds of their president's ideology overseas, industry analysts said. The sci-fi blockbuster "The Wandering Earth,"..


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Pakistan ‘ready to talk’ on Kashmir, warns India against attack: PM Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

ISLAMABAD, (AFP) - Pakistan is ready to help India investigate the deadliest blast in Kashmir in decades, but will retaliate if Delhi attacks, Prime Minister Imran Khan..


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Australia says ‘state actor’ hacked parties, parliament Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

SYDNEY, (AFP) - Australia on Monday said a "sophisticated state actor" had hacked the country's main political parties and parliament, just weeks before a closely fought..


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EU Imports of US Soybeans Were Rising Before Deal With Trump Saturday, August 4th, 2018

(VOA): European Union imports of U.S. soybeans were already rising substantially before a top EU official told President Donald Trump last week that the bloc would buy..

Media Release

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Media Release Peace For Children Friday, September 21st, 2018

Media Release WEB SERIES PEACE FOR CHILDREN MIX OF ROMANCE , WAR and WORLD PEACE  (Los Angeles, September 20, 2018) The popularity of the narrative style play..

Trump emergency declaration faces fights in the courts Saturday, February 16th, 2019

WASHINGTON, (AP) — Let the lawsuits begin. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border and predicted his administration would end up..


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US, China to Hold Delayed Diplomatic, Security Dialogue Friday Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

(VOA): The United States and China will hold the top-level diplomatic and security dialogue that was supposed to be held in Beijing in October in Washington on Friday,..


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Independent Students Slam China-Backed Intimidation on Overseas Campuses Friday, February 15th, 2019

An independent group of overseas Chinese students has hit out at Communist Party-backed student groups on overseas campuses, following reports that they threatened and..


Inside Story

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New parameters for envoy’s appointment in place Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Kalika Khadka, KATHMANDU: The government has enforced new strictures for the appointment of ambassadors. As per the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the aspirant envoys must..


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Nepal to join travel mart as partner Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal will act as a partner country in the upcoming three-day Novoair Dhaka Travel Mart 2019 starting on March 21. The partnership will enhance cooperation..


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Size Matters: The Demise of the A380 Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

The aircraft business has always been a dear affair. More than other forms of transport, it remains susceptible to oscillating costs (materials, fuel), ever at the mercy..

American Journey

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16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a..

Business & Economy

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‘Chhaya Centre’ into dispute after local protest

KATHMANDU: Chhaya Centre – a multi-faceted Mega Complex being operated in tourism hotspot Thamel – has come into dispute..

Tanahu Seti breaks contract with CMC

KATHMANDU: Nepal Electricity Authority's subsidiary company Tanahu Hydropower has terminated its contract with Italian..

US-China trade talks resume in Washington from Tuesday: W. House

WASHINGTON, (AFP) - US-China trade talks aimed at ending a damaging tariff war will resume from Tuesday in Washington, the..


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‘I Dream About the Suffering in the Camp Most of the Time Now’

Ayshamgul, an ethnic Uyghur Chinese national, was detained at a political “re-education camp” in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) twice in 2017 and then held under virtual house arrest for nearly one year after visiting her husband’s home country of Pakistan—one of several nations blacklisted by..


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Will the U.S. Senate Let the People of Yemen Live? Saturday, February 16th, 2019

In 1973 the War Powers Resolution weakened the U.S. Constitution’s placement of the power to start and end wars with the first branch of the U.S. government, the..


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People with high blood pressure, diabetes suggested to have regular eye checkup Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

KATHMANDU: People with high blood pressure and diabetics have been suggested regular health checkups every three months as their optic nerve is relatively narrower than..

Food & Relegion

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Nepal’s Krishna Temple Reopens 3 Years After Deadly 2015 Earthquake Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal's famous Krishna temple built in Indian Sikhara style was reopened for the public today for the first time after 3 years, after a deadly 2015 earthquake..


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Growing internet addiction among kids: a headache for society Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Sanchita Ghimire, KATHMANDU: Twelve years old Rohan Thapa was good in his studies until two to three years back. Thereafter, his studies started taking a downturn in the..


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Gunman kills 5 people, wounds 5 police at Illinois business Saturday, February 16th, 2019

By CARRIE ANTLFINGER and AMANDA SEITZ, AURORA, Ill. (AP) — An employee of a manufacturing company opened fire at its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing five people..

N24 Exclusive

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Size Matters: The Demise of the A380

The aircraft business has always been a dear affair. More than other forms of transport, it remains susceptible to oscillating costs (materials, fuel), ever at the mercy of the uncontrollable. The Airbus A380 was meant to be a giant’s contribution to aviation. In time, its makers came to the conclusion that the bird had..


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