5 Nepali Apps You Should Install Today

5 Nepali Apps You Should Install Today
Kathmandu Tribune
Nepali Apps are coming of an age. Not only they are getting popular but it’s getting better day by day. The IT sector of Nepal suffer from various bottlenecks but over the years Nepalis have entered the digital market by developing innovative apps. Here are 5 Nepali Apps that you should install today.

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Time to go

Time to go
Republica
Following its worst electoral defeat in its nearly seven-decade-long history there must be reckoning in Nepali Congress. When all the results come out, Party President Sher Bahadur Deuba must take personal responsibility and resign. The new low that Congress has descended to, we believe, is the …

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Meet Nepal’s man in Tibet, building bridges on the roof of the world

Meet Nepal’s man in Tibet, building bridges on the roof of the world
SCMP TODAY: INTL EDITION

Gobinda Karkee is fostering his nation’s relations with emerging superpower China, as Kathmandu also tries to balance its ties with Beijing’s regional rival India

As Nepal’s consul-general to Lhasa, Karkee is the head of the only diplomatic mission based in Tibet, enjoying unparalleled access to the ethnically sensitive region in China’s far west.
The wider foreign policy issue facing Karkee and other Nepalese government officials, however, is complex. As Nepal tries to tread a fine line between culturally close India and an increasingly powerful China, what should the strategy be for the small Himalayan nation sandwiched between two supersized neighbours?

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Bill Gates favorite 5 books of 2017

Bill Gates favorite 5 books of 2017

1. The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir by Thi Bui

2. Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City 1st Edition by Matthew Desmond

3. Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens Hardcover by Eddie Izzard

4. The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Paperback by Viet Thanh Nguyen

5. Energy and Civilization: A History (MIT Press) Hardcover by Vaclav Smil

Bill Gates book picks 2017

Six rules for eating dim sum like a Hong Kong pro

Six rules for eating dim sum like a Hong Kong pro
BLOOMBERG

The three Michelin stars winner Chan Yan-tak, executive chef of Hong Kong’s Lung King Heen Restaurant, offers tips on what to do and what not to do

A New Yorker going to Hong Kong to enjoy an authentic dim sum experience may walk away a little deflated: largely gone are the traditional carts, loaded with delicately flavoured bite-size dishes, that diners flag down as they pass by in many American restaurants.

In the home of the cuisine, they’ve largely been relegated to history and replaced with à la carte menus.

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Millennial poll: Is Trump’s presidency living up to expectations?

Millennial poll: Is Trump’s presidency living up to expectations?
NBC NEWS
President Donald Trump is performing about as expected in his first year of office for 44 percent of millennials, according to results from a new NBC News/GenForward survey.

Forty-five percent say his presidency has been worse than anticipated, while just 8 percent said he is doing better. But for millennials of color, reflections are especially grim.

While a majority of white millennials said Trump is performing about how they expected (52 percent), majorities of African-Americans (57 percent), Latinos (61 percent) and Asian-Americans (52 percent) said that Trump is doing worse than they expected.

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Commodity prices fall after Dudh Koshi bridge opens http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2017-12-02/commodity-prices-fall-after-dudh-koshi-bridge-opens.html

Commodity prices fall after Dudh Koshi bridge opens
Kathmandu Post
Dec 2, 2017-Prices of daily essential commodities have started to drop after a bridge connecting Khotang and Okhaldhunga opened last week.
The bridge over the Dudh Koshi River was eight years in the making.

Likewise, a bridge over the Sunkoshi River connecting Khotang and Okhaldhunga opened two years ago after being in construction for 14 years. However, another vital link over the Dudh Koshi River is yet to materialize due to negligence on the part of the contractor. …MORE

Only 21 medical colleges in Bangladesh restricted for Nepali students

Only 21 medical colleges in Bangladesh restricted for Nepali students
The Kathmandu Post
Nov 27, 2017-The Education Consultancy Association Nepal (ECAN) has stated that there were no restrictions Nepali students to enroll in all medical colleges in Bangladesh. … There are about 150 medical colleges in Bangladesh and 25,000 Nepali students are pursing medical education there. RSS.
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