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Heart examination conducted on 1,000 children


Solukhumbu / Nov 27: Nepal Heart Foundation carried out heart examination on 1,051 children at a free health camp held in Salleri, the headquarters of Solukhumbu district, on Saturday. Senior cardiologist Prakash Raj Regmi, who rendered services in the health camp, said that 10 among those children undergoing heart examination need to undergo surgical operation. […]

Industry and trade union reps stress on ILO instruments to promote economy

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Kathmandu / Nov 25: Representatives of employers, trade unions and value chain actors of orthodox tea, ginger, cardamom and dairy products have said the ILO’s Multinational Enterprise (MNE) Declaration and Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work could be instrumental to maximise positive contribution of enterprises to economic and social development. Participants said this at a […]

Japanese govt gifts four ambulances to NRCS

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Kathmandu / Nov 16: The Government of Japan on Wednesday donated four ambulances to the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) amid a programme held in the central office of NRCS in the capital. Japanese Ambassador to Nepal Masashi Ogawa, handing over the keys of the ambulances to NRCS Chair Sanjeev Thapa, shared that the ambulances […]

School block constructed with Japanese aid

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Palpa / Nov 13: A classroom block has been constructed at the Balkalyan Primary School in Rampur Municipality-8 with the financial assistance provided by three Japanese nationals. The two-room block was constructed at a cost of Rs 1.077 million provided by Takashi Honda and Imai Honda of Saitama UNESCO, Japan and another Japanese social worker […]

Luxembourgers assist to construct shelter for inmates’ children


Jhapa / Nov 8: As generosity knows no bound, two Luxembourgers who were here in lending helping hands in the construction of a shelter for the children of inmates have finally completed their mission. A home for the children of incarcerated parents at Salabari of Shaniarjun-9 constructed at a cost of two million rupees provided […]

Japan to provide Rs 24.5 million grant assistance

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Kathmandu / Nov 4: The Government of Japan has agreed to provide Rs 24.5 million to Nepal as grant assistance for the implementation of Disaster Risk Reduction Strengthening Project in Chitwan. The assistance will be spent in the control of possible water-induced disasters at Madi and Lothar VDCs in the district. Japan’s Ambassador to Nepal […]

Aid to 500,000 earthquake survivors


Kathmandu / Oct 26: World Vision Nepal has extended its assistance to 500,000 earthquake survivors of 10 districts in the country. Issuing a press release on Tuesday, World Vision shared that it had provided humanitarian aid to the earthquake-affected people of all three districts of Kathmandu Valley (Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur), Sindhuli, Lamjung, Dhading, Dolakha, […]

Call to accelerate implementation of ADB-funded projects


Kathmandu / Oct 20 : A tri-party review meeting on Thursday stressed that implementation of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded projects in Nepal should be accelerated. The work progress reports presented at the meeting held at the Ministry of Finance show that 32 projects among the projects being implemented have witnessed a slow progress. According […]

UN assistance on Nepal’s development efforts lauded

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Kathmandu / Oct 17: UN Under-Secretary-General and Secretary-General Ban-Ki moon’s Special Advisor on Innovative Financing for Development, Prof Dr Philippe Douste-Blazy, paid a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at latter’s office on Monday afternoon. On the occasion, matters concerning Nepal-UN relations and the UN role on Nepal’s socio-economic development efforts were discussed, according […]

Good Samaritan foreigner provides financial assistance to school


Rasuwa / Oct 8: ‘Compassion knows no boundaries,’ proved a Good Samaritan Australian tourist visiting Nepal recently provided financial assistance to a local school at Jibajibe in Rasuwa School. Ruth Sheridan, a college teacher at Axle College in Australia, availed the assistance worth Rs 650,000 to the Nilkantha Namuna Secondary School for the construction of […]

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