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Japan aids Siraha with a Mobile Clinic Car


Kathmandu / Dec 13: The Ambassador of Japan to Nepal Masashi Ogawa signed an accord on Wednesday to facilitate the Phul Kumari Mahato Memorial Hospital in Siraha District with a mobile clinic car. The grant accord of Rs 6.5 million funded under Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) of was signed between […]

WB approves USD 80 million loan

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Kathmandu / Dec 8: The World Bank has approved a US$80 million (approximately 8 billion rupees) loan for a Livestock Sector Innovation Project. The project will support the objectives of the Government of Nepal’s Agriculture Development Strategy (ADS, 2015) which underpins the role of livestock for sustained agriculture and economic growth, poverty reduction, and improving […]

Yearlong teacher training event to start in Dec

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Kathmandu / Nov 29: The US Embassy’s Book Bus project will be hosting three different year-long teacher empowerment programmes. Among the courses to be hosted are: Literacy through Literature for primary school teachers, to be mentored by Niranjan Kunwar; Everyday Science for science teachers, by Dorje Gurung; and Write to Think for secondary school teachers, […]

‘Run for My School’ campaign organised in Lalitpur


Kathmandu / Nov 19: Students from seven different schools in Lalitpur had organsied a ‘Run for My School’ campaign, a fund raising event on the occassion of International Children Rights Day on Saturday. A total of 443 students including children from the UK had participated in the event. The campaign was organised to support and […]

ILO urged to launch result-oriented projects in Nepal

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Kathmandu / Nov 5: Secretary for Labour and Employment, Mr. Laxman Prasad Mainali, met Mr. Guy Ryder, Director General of International Labour Organization at his office on November 2 and held discussion on various facets of Nepal-ILO relations. The Labour Secretary is in Geneva to attend the 331st Governing Board Meeting of ILO. The GB […]

Nepal and Eritrea establish diplomatic relations

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Kathmandu / Nov 1: Nepal and the State of Eritrea have established diplomatic relations on October 31, Tuesday. With this, the number of countries with which Nepal has established diplomatic relations has now reached 152, including all original members of the United Nations. According to the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations in […]

China willing to support agriculture and tourism development in Chitwan


Chitwan / Oct 31: Ambassador of China to Nepal Yu Hong today said that the Government of the People’s Republic of China was willing to provide support for the development of agriculture and tourism, among other sectors, in Chitwan district. Speaking in a meeting held at the Chitwan District Coordination Committee here on Monday, Ambassador […]

DPM receives credentials from new UNFPA Chief


Kathmandu / Oct 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara on Friday received the Letter of Credence from new Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to Nepal, Lubna Baqi, at a ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. After presentation of the credentials, Baqi briefed the DPM Mahara […]

Australia announces Rs 160 million aid for Nepal flood survivors

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Kathmandu / Sept. 6: 2017-Australian government has announced an aid of two million Australian Dollar (around Rs 160 million) for the rehabilitation of flood-affected people in Nepal. In a statement, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop announced the support to Nepal in response to the recent devastating floods and landslides. The statement reads Australia […]

MCC Board of Directors approves $ 500 m compact with Nepal

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Kathmandu / Aug. 18: The US Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board of Directors this week approved a $500 million compact with Nepal. In a statement today, the US Embassy in Kathmandu said its first compact in South Asia. The Government of Nepal has committed to contribute an additional $130 million to support MCC’s investment […]

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