Political and Economic reforms essential: PM Hasina

Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheik Hasina has said that the prosperity of the BIMSTEC member states was possible through political and economic reforms. Addressing the 4th summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) that began here today, Prime Minister Hasina called for collective efforts to put an end
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Chief Advisor to the interim government of Bhutan Lyonpo Tshering Wangchuk has said that common efforts were imperative to fight the impact of climate change. Addressing the fourth BIMSTEC summit on Thursday, Wangchuk remarked that the climate change is a common problem in this region and common efforts are essential to cope up with it.
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peaking at a programme ogranised by the Ministry of Law in Singh Dubar on Friday, PM Oli clarified that the government is ready to correct the mistakes in the Criminal Code and Criminal Procedures Code that came into effect from Friday (August 17). “This law is for us, this is for establishing the system. The
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The Himalaya Drug Company launched its specialized skin care products, Youth ETERNITY on Sunday, August 12. The Youth ETERNITY is a range of creams is formulated from the rare edelweiss plant using the breakthrough plant stem-cell technology, the company said in a statement. During the product launch, Dr Aparna Shah, an acclaimed dermatologist, highlighted the
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Gaurav Ojha Religions are preoccupied with what happens to us after we die and the religious ideas of heaven, hell, paradise, judgment, resurrections and eternal life are all rooted in a belief that there is more to human life than just life and death. Even after death, religions remind us that human life survives in
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A total of 17 new buses were launched on the New Bus Park –Gongabu–Dillibazaar–Sinamangal–Airport route in Kathmandu on Monday, replacing the microbuses and tempos. Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Management Raghubir Mahaseth inaugurated the operation of the new buses on the route amidst a function organised today. All 17 new buses launched today are
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SEOUL, Aug. 13 (AFP) – North and South Korea agreed Monday to hold a summit in Pyongyang in September after high-level talks in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula. The two sides “agreed at the meeting to hold a South-North summit in Pyongyang in September as planned”, the joint statement said, without giving a
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 Japanese scientists said on Monday they will start clinical trials next month on a treatment for Parkinson’s disease, transplanting “reprogrammed” stem cells into brains, seeking a breakthrough in treating the neurodegenerative disorder. Parkinson’s is caused by a lack of dopamine made by brain cells and researchers have long hoped to use stem cells to restore
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The practice of using cement and reinforcement bars to construct ‘pakki ghar’ is rife everywhere, including in hills and mountains, which is not going to contribute to sustainable development. We are ignoring local resources as we rebuild Illustration: Ratna Sagar Shrestha/THT The idea of sustainable constructions seems to be getting buried into concrete reinforcement. Up above
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Following the participation in the first One Day International (ODI), Nepali cricketers are availing themselves of being acknowledged in the ICC ranking. According to the ranking unveiled by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday, Nepali cricketers Sandeep Lamichhane, Sompal Kami and Gyanendra Malla have been enlisted for assessment. As per the ranking results, Sandeep
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