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We must end shame for women with fistula: UNFPA

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Kathmandu / May 23: Women should never endure decades of discomfort and shame that could be easily prevented and the time has come to put an end to obstetric fistula wherever it occurs, said the United Nations Population Fund. Obstetric fistula is a medical condition in which a hole develops between either the rectum and […]


Communities need to be honest about what is needed as opposed to following our lead: Andrew

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Kathmandu: The natural beauty of Nepal has not only attracted tourists but also drawn some of them to be part of the community. Andrew Raible is one such tourist, who visited Nepal in 2010 for his honeymoon and has been a close friend and supporter of Nepal since then. During his visit to Nepal, he […]


Japan’s former PM Yukio Hatoyama sees need of investment-friendly atmosphere in Nepal; pays courtesy call on PM Dahal

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Pokhara / March 21: Japan’s former Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama has insisted on the need of building an investment-friendly atmosphere in Nepal. Speaking at a press meet today organised by the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Kaski chapter, the Japanese former Prime Minister said Nepal has abundant potentials of development, but the creation of an […]


World Bank executive director meets NPC vice-chairman;  WB to provide additional support in reconstruction activities

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  Kathmandu / March 13: The Executive Director of the World Bank Dr Andin Hadiyanto today has paid a courtesy call on National Planning Commission (NPC) Vice-chairman Dr Min Bahadur Shrestha at the NPC office Singh Durbar today. According to NPC office sources, issues related to economic condition, future scenario and WB’s support among others […]


Pakistani scholarship to 200 Nepali students

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Kathmandu / Feb 24: The Government of Pakistan has provided scholarship to 200 students. The students getting scholarship are from nursery to grade 12. Speaking at the programme organized to handover the cheque in this connection today, Minister for Education Dhaniram Poudel praised the support of Pakistan government for the enhancement of education in Nepal. […]


Australia launches sustainable development program in Himalayan river basins

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Kathmandu / Feb 21: The second phase of activities in the Himalayan river basins under the Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP2) has been launched. The SDIP is an Australian Government regional development program to improve integrated management of water, energy and food in parts of Nepal, India, Pakistan, Bhutan and Bangladesh, addressing climate risk and […]


Japan extends support to improve water supply in Pokhara

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Kathmandu / Feb 15: The Japan government has agreed to extend Rs 4.529 billion (Japanese Yen 4.813 billion) grant assistance to the Nepal government for the Project for Improvement of Water Supply in Pokhara under the grant assistance scheme in Japan’s Fiscal Year 2016, the Ministry of Finance has stated. The Project aims to improve […]


China to provide Rs 15.7 billion grant to repair Syaphrubesi-Rasuwagadhi Highway

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Kathmandu / Dec 29: The Chinese government has agreed to provide a grant assistance of Rs. 15. 7 billion to Nepal for the implementation of Syaphrubesi-Rasuwagadhi Highway repair and improvement project, upgrading and renovation project of Civil Service Hospital, and other post-disaster reconstruction projects agreed upon between the two governments. The projects aim to improve […]


Japan agrees to provide Rs 1013 million to government

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Kathmandu / Dec 28: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), a Japanese government body, has agreed to provide a grant assistance of around Rs 1013 million (1104 million Japanese Yen) to the government. A grant aid of approximately Rs 692 million (754 million Japanese Yen) pledged by the JICA is meant to be used for the […]


Israel eager to help modernize agriculture : Ambassador Mayer

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Damak / Dec 16: Israel’s Ambassador to Nepal, Yaron Mayer, on Thursday said the Israeli government was keen on extending support to help farmers in Nepal tap into the latest agro-based technologies. Speaking at a function held at the Maharanijhoda locality of Gauradaha Municipality, ambassador Mayer noted that 500 Nepali youths were given an annual […]




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