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China to Expand Road Connectivity to Nepal

China to Expand Road Connectivity to Nepal

0 / October 9, 2017 6:23 am

According to a report, the Government of China has shown green signal on the approval of opening up a strategic highway in the regions of Tibet to Nepal. The report also reveals that the highway could be used for different [&hellip

Nepal Ranked 91st in South Asia in the Index of Social Progress 2017

Nepal Ranked 91st in South Asia in the Index of Social Progress 2017

/ July 1, 2017 12:43 pm

The Social Progress Imperative, a non-profit, US-based organization ranked Nepal as 91st in the Social Progress Index-2017. The Washington-based body rated Nepal as one of the “Lower Middle Social Progress” countries in the world. According to the report, Nepal has [&hellip

Sri Lanka Witnessed 2.5% Decline in the Number of Arrivals of Tourists in May, This Year

Sri Lanka Witnessed 2.5% Decline in the Number of Arrivals of Tourists in May, This Year

/ June 16, 2017 8:58 am

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) in a report said that the footfall of tourists in the country has declined by 2.5% in May, compared the same month of previous year. The report said that as many as 121,891 [&hellip

Indian American indicted in visa fraud

/ September 4, 2014 9:13 pm

CHICAGO A 30-year-old Chicago-based Indian American businessmen Anshoo Sethi was indicted on charges for exploiting a US visa program to fraudulently raise approximately US$ 160 million from nearly 290 Chinese nationals who invested in the project while seeking US residency. [&hellip

An exhibition on Sikh heritage in India

/ September 8, 2013 2:04 pm

TAUSIF MALIK Indian Council for Cultural Relations in association with Consulate General of India Chicago, Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago and Office of Governor of the State of  Illinois will be co-hosting a photo exhibition on Sikh Heritage in India [&hellip

Government to rebuilt Old Dhaka

Government to rebuilt Old Dhaka

/ September 25, 2012 3:25 pm

DHAKA The government has taken various measures, including updating the existing building code and national housing policy, aiming to rebuild Old Dhaka in a planned way, State Minister for Housing and Public Works Abdul Mannan Khan told in parliament yesterday. [&hellip

Sajed Fatemi launches new album

Sajed Fatemi launches new album

/ June 27, 2012 1:03 am

DHAKA After an eight-year hiatus, Sajed Fatemi has released his second solo album, ‘Ferari Jonaki’ under the banner of Laser Vision. His debut album, ‘Koto Din Tomake Dekhi Na’, was released in 2003. The new album has 10 songs, eight [&hellip

Colombo to host the eighth Power Sri Lanka 2012 International EXPO

/ June 22, 2012 7:39 pm

COLOMBO The eighth Power Sri Lanka 2012 International EXPO – a comprehensive premier international exhibition on power generation and transmission, PV power, energy and renewable energy will be held from June 14 -16, 2012 at SLECC, Colombo. CEMS-Global, conference and [&hellip

The Republic Day and National Day of Nepal

The Republic Day and National Day of Nepal

/ June 4, 2012 8:03 pm

Washington DC On the occasion of the Republic Day and National Day of Nepal, ambassador of Nepal to the United States of America, Dr. Shankar P. Sharma, hosted a reception in Washington D.C. on Thursday. On the occasion, ambassador Sharma [&hellip

Maldives President on official visit to India

Maldives President on official visit to India

/ May 23, 2012 10:09 pm

Maldives President Waheed Hassan in his first visit to India met the Indian leadership to seek bilateral support to have stability in Maldives and the region. “Maldives remains one of India’s closest friends,” said Hassan. Hassan is looking forward to build relationships [&hellip