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Qatar Airways and Rolls-Royce Launch Dedicated ‘Innovation for Leaders’ Programme

Airline partners with Rolls-Royce to provide development course for Nationals to develop their leadership skills, as part of its Al Darb programme Nirman Sanchar, DOHA |...

QATAR AIRWAYS CELEBRATES AGENTS AWARD NIGHT 2017 – 2018

Nirman Sanchar, Kathmandu | Qatar Airways Agents Award Night 2017 – 2018 was held at Radisson Hotel on Monday evening. The event was witnessed by Qatar Airways travel trade partners, Dignitaries, Senior Manager Indian Sub-Continent Mr Naveen Chawl...

Qatar Airways Announces flights to Cardiff and Gatwick

NirmanSanchar  Kathmandu |  To celebrate the flights to Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, and Gatwick , second gateway from London. Qatar Airways Country Manager Jayaprakash, hosted a media interaction session also in attendance were honorary guests H. E. Richard Morris British Ambassador to Nepal . ...

Air Italy showcased its brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft ‎

NirmanSanchar | DOHA, Qatar | Air Italy showcased its brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in the airlines new livery for the first time at Farnborough International Airshow 2018. The aircraft was delivered to the airl...

Qatar Airways Wins Four Prestigious Awards

‎Nirman Sanchar | DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways is thrilled to have won four prestigious awards at this year 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards. The multi award-winning airline has once again been named ‘World’s Best Business Class&rs...

Qatar Airways is the global launch customer of the A350-1000

Nirman Sanchar, DOHA | Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, welcomed the arrival of the Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft to Qatar, as part of a special Demonstration Tour by Airbus. The visit was the first stop by the a...

Bhutan indicates debt reduction in hydro power

Nirman Sanchar, Nepal || Bhutan released a report this week containing information that says during Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17), the country reduced its hydropower-related debt by about US$48.3 million. The hydro debt reduction may seem relatively small, b...

India sets up special committee to address Bhutan’s CBTE concerns

Nirman Sanchar, Nepal|| As part of the 50 years of formal diplomatic relations between the two countries, the government has been pursuing a substantial increase in the power tariff of the Chukha project, and it has also been pushing India to implement the 2,560 MW Sunkosh. ...

India is said to mull power law change to boost EV stations

Nirman Sanchar, Nepal || India’s power ministry is considering ending the lock on electricity sales by distributors as one way to speed up growth in vehicle charging stations, according to a ministry official with knowledge of the plan. The ...

China supports development of new energy intelligent cars

Nirman Sanchar, Nepal || China’s top economic planner has cleared the way for development of domestic new energy cars and intelligent vehicles. The country will promote the innovative development of the intelligent vehicles and develop the auto i...

Martin Luther King Jr. Was Once Denounced as an Extremist

Nirman Sanchar, Nepal || As Monday’s observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, King’s “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington is sure to be celebrated and replayed across the U.S. ...

China’s GDP may grow 6.9 pct in 2017

Nirman Sanchar, Nepal || Chinese experts say that China’s GDP growth may reach 6.9 percent in 2017. Xu Hongcai, an economist with the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, said such a rate is attainable as performance has exceeded ex...

West London on Terrible FIRE (With Live Video)

NIRMAN SANCHAR: West London: There are grave fears that lives have been lost as fire spreads through an entire 27 storey apartment building. Report on 7 News at 6pm. Two hundred firefighters are tackling a massive fire that has engulfed a block of flats near White City in West London. ...

US military fires 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles on Trump's orders at Homs airfield

Nirman Sanchar// 'No child of God should ever suffer such horror': US military fires 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles on Trump's orders at Homs airfield where Syrian dictator Assad launched chemical attack. The US military fired more than 50 tomahawk missi...

US elections 2016: Donald Trump's path to the US presidency – in pictures

Republican causes stunning upset in the US presidential election, beating Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. From announcing his campaign to his victory speech, we chart Trump’s path to the presidency in images:: ...

Burlington gun attack: Four women shot dead at US shopping centre

Nirmansanchar__/ Four women have been shot dead and a man critically injured at a shopping centre in Burlington, Washington state. Police have released a picture of the suspected gunman, who fled the scene armed with a rifle. The Cascade Mall and nearby shops have been evacuated and police have asked the p...

Jolly Amatya--First time from Nepal, UN Youth Assembly chair

Nirman Media// It is great massage to Nepalese youth, Nepali girl chairs the UN Youth Assembly, for the first tme from Nepal. ...

Hillary Clinton 'wins Democratic nomination'

7 Jun, 2016/BBC. Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic Party nomination for US president after reaching the required number of delegates, according to AP. The news agency's tally puts Mrs Clinton on 2,383 - the number needed to make her the presumptive nominee. She will become the first female nominee for a major US political party. ...

Trump Speaks Out After Postponing Chicago Rally: 'I Don't Want to See People Hurt'

Donald Trump said he postponed his rally tonight at the University of Illinois at Chicago Pavilion because he feared for those gathered and blamed the anger of protesters on economics. In three separate interviews Friday night on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News, Trump explained his reasoning he didn't go through with the rally. In one, he said that no one has been hurt at his rallies, despite an incident being caught on video in which a rallie...

Pyongyang Threatens US & South Korea With Nuclear Strike

Pyongyang issued a statement ordering a “pre-emptive nuclear strike of justice” unless the joint military drills off the Korean Peninsula, involving more than 300,000 South Korean and 15,000 American troops, are halted. The joint exercises, Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, due to start on Monday are an annual event that always generates tension. RT reports: The exercise involves conducting amphibious operations for possible war...

World’s Poorest President Urges Public To Kick The Wealthy Out Of Politics

Mujica, often described as the “world’s most humble president”, retired from office in 2015 with an approval rating of 70 percent. In an interview with CNN en Español this week the former Uruguay leader criticised world leaders for not truly representing the people. “We invented this thing called representative democracy, where we say the m...

Russian warplanes sit idle on Syria base during cease-fire

Dozens of Russian warplanes sat idle Tuesday on the tarmac at this Russian air base in Syria on the fourth day of a cease-fire brokered by Moscow and Washington. The apparent lull in action witnessed by the AP on a trip to the base, which was organized by the Russian defense and foreign ministries, contrasts with the hectic operation AP reporters saw here on a previous visit in January. The cease-fire that began at midnight Fri...

Clashes break out as France begins clearing Calais migrant camp

Clashes with police broke out on Monday as work got underway to clear part of the shanty town outside Calais in northern France where migrants are trying to reach Britain. Police fired tear gas around midday, about 150-200 migrants and activists threw stones, and three makeshift shelters were set ablaze, according to a Reuters photographer at the site. Earlier, one person was arrested for trying to stop a group of about 20 workers und...

Compromise necessary for political stability: Dr Kitaoka (with video)

Dr Shinichi Kitaoka, Japan International Cooperation Agency's (JICA) newly-appointed president, was in Nepal for a two-day visit. He woke up at 6 am on Monday to visit Sindhupalchowk and assess damages by the April 25 earthquake.  Dr Kitaoka is a prominent Japanese historian and experienced diplomat. Subhash Ghimire and Gunaraj Luitel discussed bilateral issues and JICA's evolving ro...

INDIAN LEADER JOLLY URGES NEPAL TO SETTLE INTERNAL PROBLEMS; SAYS INDIA HAS NOT IMPOSED ANY BLOCKADE

26 Nov, 2015- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Jolly has urged Nepal to settle its internal problems while making clear that India has not imposed any blockade on the Himalayan country. "India ever wants economic, social and cultural development of Nepal. India has not sanctioned any official or unofficial blockade. Therefore, the solution to the problems recently seen in Nepal is not w...

PARIS ATTACKS: KEY QUESTIONS AFTER ABAAOUD KILLED

21 Nov, 2015- France and neighbouring countries are on high alert after the Paris attacks, which killed 130 people and wounded hundreds more. President Francois Hollande says France is "at war" with so-called Islamic State (IS). Here we look at the international impact of the attacks and the lessons the authorities are trying to draw from it. Are the attacks over?...

Obama says wants Russia to shift focus on Islamic State

18 Nov, 2015- U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that, following the attacks on Paris, he wanted Moscow to shift its focus from propping up Syria's government to fighting Islamic State and would discuss this with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Obama, who is in Manila to attend the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, also said he welcomed France's move to step up strikes on Islamic State and that Washi...