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DFID to provide approx Rs 4.48 billion grant

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Kathmandu / July 28: The Government of the United Kingdom, Department of International Development (DFID) has agreed to provide a grant assistance of Pound 29.5 million (approximately NRs 4.48 billion) to the Government of Nepal for the implementation of Skills for Employment Programme. A Memorandum of Understanding to this effect was signed today by Baikuntha […]


KOICA provides grant assistance worth USD 2 million for the SZHCP

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Kathmandu / July 20: The Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has provided grant assistance worth USD 2 million for the Korea-WFP Saemaul Zero Hunger Communities Project (SZHCP) being run in Nepal by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). In a statement, WFP Nepal welcomed the assistance, saying that the grant amount would help continue […]


Japanese envoy inaugurates retina treatment programme

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Bhaktapur / July 15: A retina eye treatment programme, ‘Retina Eye Care Nepal’ has been launched at the Eye, Nose, Ear, Throat and Child Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre based at Manohara of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality – 16. Japanese Ambassador to Nepal, Masahi Ogawa, inaugurated the service launched jointly with support of BP Eye Foundation and […]


KOICA provides financial assistance

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Chitwan / July 14: The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has provided financial assistance to the School of Health Science, Bharatpur for the construction of a herbal garden and purchasing a bus for carrying students. The School is the constituent college of the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT). KOICA representative Yong Mili […]


More investment in young people: UNFPA CR Vallese

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Kathmandu / July 11: UNFPA Country Representative for Nepal, Giulia Vallese, has said Nepal’s aspiration to become a middle-income country and to attain the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 rests on how much it would invest in its young people, including teenage girls, which is the theme of this year’s World Population Day (11 July, […]


NIC, Governance Facility sign agreement for RTI promotion in Nepal

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Lalitpur / July 7: The National Information Commission (NIC) and an international non government organization, Governance Facility, have signed an agreement to promote right to information (RTI) in Nepal. As per the agreement made Thursday, the Government Facility is to provide the economic and technical assistance worth Rs 81.5 million to the NIC. The assistance […]


Livelihood programmes and reconstruction should go side by side: Minister Pande

Livelihoods and Recovery

Kathmandu / June 21: Minister for Industry Som Prasad Pande has said the reconstruction activities and the livelihood programmes should go side by side in order to bring change in the lives of the earthquake-affected people. Inaugurating a conference on ‘Livelihoods Recovery: Lessons Learnt and Way Forward’ organized jointly by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) […]


Biplop-Maoist cadres attack World Vision’s office

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Nuwakot / June 12: The World Vision International Nepal’s District Office at Nuwakot came under attack last night. Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplop’ led CPN Maoist has taken responsibility for the attack which took place at 12:30 am. A group of three set fire on a vehicle parked within the premises of World Vision Office at […]


Chautara office of Save The Children attacked

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Melamchi / June 7: Cadres of the CPN Maoist led by Netra Bikram Chand have attacked the Office of Save The Children, Chautara, on Monday night. A group comprising six members attacked the office with petrol-filled plastic bottles. A vehicle (Ba 13 Cha 5914) parked at the office premises suffered minor damages due to this, […]


American soldiers to help rebuild quake-damaged school in Dolakha

Dolakha / May 30: A team of American soldiers has arrived Sundrawati VDC in Dolakha district to support in reconstruction of the quake-damaged local school. A total of 39 soldiers led by Lieutenant Colonel of the American Army will be coordinating with the Nepal Army’s Ranabhim Battalion at Charikot in the district to rebuild the […]




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