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 […]

Doctors warn of bringing health service nationwide to fulfill Dr KC’s demands; Thapa stresses to pass medical education amendment bill


Kathmandu / Aug. 5: Nepal Medical Association (NMA), an umbrella organization of medical and dental doctors, on Saturday warned that they would bring health service to a grinding halt nationwide as a last resort to fulfill demands raised by Dr Govinda KC. Following discussion on Dr KC’s demands and the steps to be taken by […]

SC orders re-poll in Bharatpur-19

Supreme Court

Kathmandu / July 30: The Supreme Court on Sunday upheld the Election Commission’s decision to conduct re-polling in Ward 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City. A division bench of Justices Om Prakash Mishra and Purushottam Bhandari quashed the writ petition filed by CPN-UML ward member candidate for Bharatpur-19 Gunjaman BK, and advocate Tulsiram Pandey against the […]

PM Deuba finally expands cabinet, inducts 19 new ministers

Cabinet Expansion

Kathmandu / July 26: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has expanded the cabinet on Wednesday. The newly appointed ministers have been sworn in today itself. As many as 10 ministers have been inducted from Nepali Congress, 6 from CPN Maoist Centre, 2 from Gachhadar-led Nepal Loktantrik Forum and 1 from CPN-United. From the Nepali Congress, […]

Bibeksheel and Sajha Party unite

Bibeksheel Sajha Party

Kathmandu / July 26: The Bibeksheel Nepali Party and Sajha Party have announced their unification. Following the unification, the parties will now be known as Bibeksheel Sajha Party. Ujjwal Thapa who led the Bibeksheel Party and Rabindra Mishra, who founded the Sajha Party are now the joint-convenors of the new party. Speaking at a press […]

Dr KC begins fast-unto-death for 11th time; TU appoints campus chief and asst deans at IOM


Kathmandu / July 24: Senior orthopaedic surgeon at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital Dr Govinda KC has begun his fast-unto-death on Monday for the eleventh time stating that the government failed to address his demands as promised earlier. Organising a press meet at TUTH, Dr KC said that the 11th hunger strike was launched after […]

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 […]

Handicrafts worth Rs 4.80 billion exported; Revenue generated from tourist entry fee doubled in Bhaktapur


Kathmandu / July 23: Handicrafts worth Rs 4.80 billion have been exported from the country in the fiscal year 2016/17. Different handicrafts manufactured from bamboo, Dhaka, crystal, leather, paintings, papers, silver ornaments were exported to foreign countries during the period. According to Federation of Handicraft Association of Nepal, the highest amount of handicrafts was exported […]

ICAO delists Nepal from serious security concerns category; EU to be informed about delisting from ICAO’s blacklist 


Kathmandu / July 21: The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has removed Nepal from the list of serious security concerns (SSC) list. The ICAO took the fresh move based on progress evaluation of the civil aviation sector’s progress in Nepal since 2013. The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) said that a meeting of the […]

New CJ pledges efficient justice delivery

Gopal Parajuli

Kathmandu / Jul 17 : New Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli has pledged to make justice delivery fast and less expensive. While assuming office at the Supreme Court following the swearing in ceremony of his oath and secrecy by President Bhandari, the new CJ he was all committed to make the justice delivery prompt and low-cost […]

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