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2 Nepali firms receive US Data-Driven Farming Award

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Kathmandu / Sept. 8:Two Nepali firms have been awarded with US Data-Driven Farming Award for Innovative Agricultural Solutions in utilising information and communications technology to improve agricultural productivity. In a statement, the US Diplomatic Mission said Kathmandu-based ICT firm Db2Map received US $100,000 for its FEOKrishi program that integrates satellite data with government and crowd-sourced […]

NEA continues to reduce losses, anti-power leakage campaign turns meaningful


Kathmandi / Aug. 17: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has been able to reduce its losses significantly by Rs 7 billion in the last fiscal year (2073/074 BS) and its loss now stands at Rs 970 million only. The NEA, that had been suffering loss since 2002, could reduce its losses by controlling power leakage, […]

Support to adaptation leads to increased income for farmers-reveal studies


Kathmandu / Aug. 6: The investment made by the Government of Nepal to help farmers adapt to climate change is having positive impact on the income level of the farmers, reveals new study reports. The two study reports – “Collaborative Research on Impact of Climate Change Finance on the Climate vulnerable poor population” and “Public […]

Nepal stands atop in South Asia in terms of women coming for health care delivery;  No untimely death of woman from labour pain: PM Deuba

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  Kathmandu / July 24: Nepal has become the topmost country in the entire South Asia region in terms of the number of expectant mothers choosing delivery in health facilities. Nepal, which has been member to the Global White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood since 2009, made a significant stride in the mother and child […]

National Ophthalmic Health Policy 2017 introduced


Kathmandu / May 18: The government has brought the National Ophthalmic Health Policy, 2017 for enhancing the quality of and expanding ophthalmic health services in the country. Today’s meeting of the Council of Ministers passed the policy which was presented by the Ministry of Health. It is stated that ophthalmic health services would be accessible […]

Govt to set up intraocular lens manufacturing facility


Kathmandu / May 12: The government is setting up an intraocular lens manufacturing facility for Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology (TIO) being run under the Nepal Eye Program. The Ministry of Industry (MoI) and the (TIO) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish the facility amid a function on Thursday. Purushottam Nepal, an under at […]

Nepali women row against tide of discrimination on tourist lake

File: Nepali woman row against discrimination at Phewa Lake in Pokhara. Photo: Reuters

Pokhara / Feb 15: Batuli Bhujel weaves deftly through the colourful wooden boats and paddles into the shore of Phewa Lake in west Nepal, stepping lightly out of her boat and steadying it as she helps her young passengers off. For years, Bhujel has paddled tourists out at dawn to be rewarded with majestic views […]

Chitwan’s Tulasa bags International Award


Ratnanagar (Chitwan), Oct 15: Tulasa Gyawali of Chitwan has won the WWSF Prize for Women’s creativity in rural life. Registrar of the Tribhuvab University Prof (Dr) Sudha Sharma presented the international award to Gyawali at a function held in Kirtipur in the capital today coinciding with the International Day of Rural Women. The Women’s World […]

Secretary Subedi honoured with the best civil servant award

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Kathmandu / Sept 6: Secretary at the Commission of Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Shanta Raj Subedi is to be honoured with the ‘best civil servant award’. Secretary Subedi has recently been transferred to the Finance Ministry. The prize carries a purse of Rs. 200,000. Subedi was chosen for the award by a panel […]

Regmi honoured with Asia’s Dignitary Man of the Year

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Kathmandu / Aug 20: Former Chairperson of Council of Ministers Khil Raj Regmi has been honoured with the ‘Asia’s Dignitary Man of the Year’ title by the US-based organizaiton, We Care for Humanity (WCH). He was awarded “Asia’s Dignitary Man of the Year” at the We Care for Humanity’s 3rd Global Officials of Dignity Awards, […]

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