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Bhote Koshi To Seek PMīs Intervention To End Impasse
DHRUBA DANGAL
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 25: Bhote Koshi Power Company Private Limited (BKPC) has decided to seek Prime Minister Sushil Koirala´s support to resolve ongoing hurdles by locals on construction of electricity transmission towers.

Locals have obstructed works, demanding that they be given 35 percent of shares in the Upper Bhote Koshi Hydroelectric Project (45 MW) which started power generation more than a decade ago.
Cabinet Approves $1b Credit Line Offered By Modi
REPUBLICA
KATHMANDU, Nov 25 : The government has endorsed concessional line of credit worth US$ 1 billion offered by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Nepal visit in August.
The cabinet took the decision on the eve of Modi´s second visit to Kathmandu. Modi is arriving in Kathmandu on Tuesday to participate in the 18th SAARC Summit.

As agreed earlier in August, the concessional loan will be extended to Nepal through Exim Bank of India.
Int'l Airlines Reschedule Flights
KRITI BHUJU
KATHMANDU, Nov 25: International airlines flying to Nepal have rescheduled their flights for Tuesday as requested by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).

The aviation regulator had requested international airlines to reschedule their flights considering the arrivals of VVIPs for 18th SAARC Summit to be held in Kathmandu on November 26 and 27.
Farmers Stress On Joint Efforts For Their Uplift
REPUBLICA
KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Representatives of farmers from various countries attending the South Asian Farmers´ Assembly held in Kathmandu emphasized on making joint efforts for the uplift of farmers in the region.

Farmers from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan at the three-day event concluded that since there are many common problems faced by farmers in the region, joint efforts can be fruitful.
Another Feather In Qatar Airways' Cap
REPUBLICA
KATHMANDU, Nov 25 : Qatar Airways has been honoured for the third year in a row as ´Best Middle East Airline Serving China´ at the 2014 Business Traveller China Awards held in Shanghai.

 Issuing a statement on Monday, the airline said this accolade comes barely a month after Qatar Airways was voted ´Best Middle East Airline´ for the fifth consecutive year at the 2014 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards. The Business Traveller China Awards are acknowledged as the airline industry´s benchmark for excellence in China.
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