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‘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 […]

We must end shame for women with fistula: UNFPA


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


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 […]

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