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Charity show for ‘One house one blanket’ campaign

Dipsikha Foundation

Kathmandu / May 28: Deepshikha Foundation organised a charity show of a movie ‘Love You Baba’ on Friday collect fund for a campaign ‘One house one blanket’ to earthquake survivors. The Foundation organised the charity show at Kamalpokhari-based Big Movies with an objective of giving some relief to earthquake survivors from their pain. The movie […]

JICA starts feasibility study for promoting Argeli farming


Ilam / May 22: The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has started the feasibility study for the promotion of cultivation of the Argeli plant in Ilam and Panchthar districts of east Nepal. The hand-made paper made using the fibre from the bark of the Argeli plant is used in making the Japanese Yen currency notes. […]

JICA briefs on its post-quake assistance


Kathmandu / April 25: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today held a workshop to illustrate the overview of activities for reconstruction and rehabilitation works carried out by Nepal Government and Japan in the aftermath of the massive earthquake. The workshop dubbed ‘Build Back Better and Resilience Workshop on 1 […]

Relief distribution to flood victim families

map of dang

Dang / April 17: Relief has been distributed to flood affected families of Dang district. The Dang Chapter of Federation of Community Forest Users Nepal (FECOFUN) distributed the relief to 32 flood victim families of Tulsipur-20, Dang. An amount of Rs 480,000 received from the Multi-Stakeholders Forestry Programme (MSFP) was distributed to the flood survivors […]

Photo exhibition on relief, reconstruction

WFP Logo

Kathmandu / April 1: A photo exhibition on the earthquake damages and the activities of relief distribution and reconstruction thereafter kicked off at Siddhartha Art Gallery here on Friday. A total of 48 pictures taken by the staffs of the United Nations and World Food Programme are on display. The exhibition would last for a […]

ADB likely to fund more for Biratnagar urban development projects


Morang / April 1: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) country director who had been in the town few days back pledged to provide additional monetary assistance of Rs 3.25 billion for the overall development of the city. On the occasion, the ADB country director inspected under-construction ADB-funded development projects in the town. Of the assistance […]

Japanese Ambassador pays courtesy call to President ; provides donation to BP Eye Foundation


Kathmandu / March 18: Japanese Ambassador to Nepal, Masashi Ogawa, paid a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the President Office, Sheetal Niwas, Friday. During the meeting, discussion was held regarding the projects funded by Japanese government in Nepal, said the Office of the President. Chief Representative of JICA Nepal, Tsitomu Shimizu, was […]

Japanese grant for heritages preservation


Kathmandu / March 2: The Government of Japan has decided to extend financial assistance totaling USD 77,805, equivalent to approximately 8.45 million rupees to the Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust (KVPT), a Nepali NGO, under the Grant Assistance for Cultural Grassroots Project (GCGP) scheme. Following guidelines outlined by the Department of Archaeology and UNESCO, KVPT would […]

UK to provide Rs 2.3 billion to implement E4D


Kathmandu / February 29: The UK government is to provide a grant assistance of USD 21 million (equivalent to Rs 2.3 billion) to the Government of Nepal for the implementation of the Evidence for Development (E4D) Programme. The assistance would be provided by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland […]

Regional model UN conference to be organized in Kathmandu

US Embassy

Kathmandu / February 23: The American Embassy in Nepal is going to organize a regional model UN conference in coming August in Kathmandu in collaboration with a local NGO Youth Thinkers’ Society (YTS). The conference, supposedly the first-of-its-kind and the largest ever in Nepal, will be attended by more than 200 representatives from South and […]

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