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The processing centre would be built in 140 bighas of land out of 843 bighas separated for SEZ one of national pride projects. in Bara district. “It's a first step for import oriented country like Nepal towards entering into the new phase of economic prosperity. No one can halt the path Nepal has strived for ...
With the private housing reconstruction being expedited in all the earthquake-affected districts, NRA decided to release the amount to meet the growing ... that is safe to live in, anywhere in Nepal, or who doesn't want to re-build their houses within the given deadline, to refund the first installment amount.

Nepal Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli, next month will address the nation from the Himalayan District of Nepal, Mugu which borders China. Prime Minister Oli, who will be visiting Mugu to inaugurate the Karnali Province?s Tourism Year 2018-19 starting on April 14. This is the first time that a ...
Description of the disaster Nepal experienced incessant rainfall between 11 and 14 August 2017, resulting in widespread floods across 31 of the country's 75 districts. According to the Nepal Red Cross Society assessment report of 7 September 2017, the floods affected over 1.7 million people in 31 districts ...
The rice fields surrounding Sakarpura, a village in Saptari District of Nepal's southern Province 2, are covered in over a foot of sand. The sand was deposited during severe floods in August last year, when the nearby Khado Khola, a small river, breached a man-made embankment and swept into the area.
NeKSAP Technical Working Groups (TWGs) and/or District Food Security Networks (DFSNs) held meetings in most of the districts across Nepal in December 2017 to review the food security situation between mid-July to mid-November 2017 (the Nepali months of Shrawan, Bhadra, Asoj, and Kartik2074) ...

So far more than 2,150 Nepali students have been benefitted from this scholarship scheme from across 77 districts of Nepal. Shanker Das Bairagi, Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nepal and India's Ambassador for Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri, congratulated them for their selection for the award ...
Mar 10, 2018-The Department of Mines and Geology (DMG) will conduct a geological study to explore minerals in 13 districts spread over the country. ... The project covers the following districts; Accham, Bajhang, Kalikot, Bajura Rukum, Rolpa, Pyuthan, Salyan, Baitadi, Dailekh, Darchula, Nuwakot, Dhading and Gorkha.
Ambassador of India to Nepal H.E. Mr. Manjeev Singh Puri said, "The partnership agreement with UNDP and UNOPS will enhance the availability of technical knowhow and expertise to house owners in Gorkha and Nuwakot districts to reconstruct their homes with earthquake-resilient features.” The project ...
KATHMANDU, Nepal – In her home district in far-western Nepal, 19-year-old Sangita BK needs no introduction. She is well-known as an activist against child marriage. In the last three years, she has – on her own – stopped at least a dozen child marriages. During the same period, she formed nine ...
After the earthquake, Nepal Don Bosco Society and their collaborators also gathered relief supplies and distributed food, tools and medical assistance to 3,451 families in 12 districts. They also provided materials to aid 450 families in shelters in five districts as well as uniforms and stationery materials in ...
When Badri Narayan rushed there, he found his daughter unattended, writhing in pain, blood all over the hospital bed. Since the police were involved, the doctors did not want to intervene. Badri Narayan asked the state to help him. When he called the Chief District Officer (CDO), the panicked father was ...
More than 70 percent beneficiaries in 14 most affected districts from the April 2015 earthquake have now come under the reconstruction process in a little more than two years of the establishment of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA). As per the data till February 26, 2018, NRA has signed grant ...
At the plant's location, Khimti River forms the boundary between Ramechhap and Dolakha districts in the Central Development Region of Nepal. ... The headworks site will be located near Rasnalu village development committee (VDC is similar to a municipality) of Ramechhap district and the powerhouse ...
The assistance provided under the framework of Chinese South-South Cooperation Assistance Fund, according to the Chinese envoy, has reached more than 31,800 households in Dhanusha, Mahottari, Parsa, Saptari, Sarlahi and Sunsari districts of Provinces 1 and 2, the most affected districts assessed ...
Mar 6, 2018-Officials from Nepal and India have held talks on the issue of Indian authorities constructing four makeshift bridges over the Mahakali river, a track and ... Although the Indian authorities had written a letter to the Nepal government through Darchula district chief Janardan Gautam asking for a permission, officials ...
Feb 25, 2018-Karuna Foundation, a Nepal-based NGO, has bagged two international awards for its ongoing programme on disability implemented in a district of Nepal. The Inspire2Care model, formerly piloted in Sunsari and Rasuwa (2011-2015) and currently being run in Ilam for last three years was lauded as top 10 ...

Despite the dangers, a study conducted in 2015 by Restless Development, an NGO dedicated to unleashing “the power of young people to change our world”, found that 19.4 per cent of women in the western districts of Kailali and Dadeldhura, which borders India, observe chhaupadi. During menstruation ...
Feb 23, 2018-Sugarcane farmers of Nawalparasi district are being affected by the massive inflow of Indian sugarcane which enter the country via the porous border. This means that Indian sugarcane avoid paying customs duty and is priced lower than Nepali farmers produce. The poor farmers of the district are then forced ...
The immediate past government led by Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba in January decided to reduce the age bar for elderly allowance to 65 from 70 years. Many criticized the decision as impractical. In defense of his decision, Deuba during his last address to the nation as prime minister ...
Doctors working at the government hospital left the district after Nepal Doctors' Association and Association of Government Doctors jointly issued a statement asking doctors in private and government health facilities to leave the district. “The doctors left the district feeling unsafe and as per the advice of their ...
In north-central Kathmandu sits the famous tourist district of Thamel. From the uneven path that wends its way to the area through Amrit Campus, a famous science college, a visitor can see the ongoing transformation of the city's skyline. Skeletons of concrete and brick reach up, ever further, into the shabby, ...
The peak of Mt Everest played a significant role in the settlement of boundary between Nepal and China, which earlier claimed the whole mountain as part of its territory after it took control of Tibet. PTI. Updated:February ... Light illuminates Mount Everest (C) during sunset in Solukhumbu district. (File Photo/ ...
Progress is continuing at the US$108 million 37.3-MW Kabeli A hydropower project in Nepal, as work at the site is completed on a 400-m-long tunnel. The project is located on Kabeli River between Pachthar and Taplejung districts, about 620 km east of Kathmandu, in the Eastern Development Region and ...
This project will upgrade 388 kilometers of rural roads to all-weather standards, serving the agriculture sector and bring access to 7.5 million people in 16 districts. This project is in line with the goal of the government's Agriculture Development Strategy signed in 2015 of encouraging commercial agriculture, ...
The American Red Cross, along with consortium partners the Spanish Red Cross and the Canadian Red Cross, was working to support the Nepal Red Cross Society in implementing Utthan, a three-year integrated earthquake recovery program in Rasuwa, Nuwakot, and Makwanpur districts. Although ...
A representative of AIDS Health Care Foundation, Rabi Singh, said the number of people infected with HIV has reached 32,735 in Nepal. Among them, 23,000 were fully identified, while ... Bhaktapur district alone has 1,100 HIV infected ones, he shared. Meanwhile, Suruwati has decided to launch free ...
Feb 12, 2018-The long-awaited cross-border passenger railway service from Bardibas of Nepal to Jaynagar of India, which stretches 69 km, will finally come into operation in October. In the first phase, trains will be operated on 34-km stretch from Kurtha of Dhanusha district in Nepal to Jaynagar of India. This service will ...
KATHMANDU, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- A senior government official died after a jeep he was traveling in plunged down into the Trishuli River in Dhading District of Central Nepal on Saturday, authorities said. Local Police Officer Purna Lama confirmed that the dead body of Ramananda Yadav, secretary of the ...
Heavy monsoon rainfall during 10-13 August 2017 triggered severe flash floods and land-slides in 36 out of 77 districts in Nepal. An assessment conducted in 18 severely affected districts revealed that floods and landslides claimed 1611 lives of which 51 were female, injured 22 persons, displaced 1688 ...
Tea cultivation that began in Nepal from Ilam since 1920, has spread to 44 districts. The then chief of the district 'Badahakim' Gajaraj Singh Thapa had first cultivated tea in Ilam, after which a factory was set up in 1935 that started tea production from the district. Ilam is also home to the oldest and historical ...
Before that, the Chinese government provided 1 million U.S. dollars grant assistance to Nepal for disaster relief during the visit of Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang in August last year. The support has reached more than 31,800 households in seven districts spanning Sunsari, Saptari, Sarlahi, Dhanusha, ...
The tea cultivation that began in the country from Ilam since BS 1920, has spread to 44 districts of the country. The then Chief of the district 'Badahakim' Gajaraj Singh Thapa had first cultivated tea in Ilam, after which a factory was set up in BS 1935 that started tea production from the district. Ilam is also ...
Major Gen/additional inspector generals of Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and deputy chief investigation officers of Department of National Intelligence. 17. Chiefs of District Coordination Committees, members of provincial Public Service Commission. 18. Deputy Chiefs of Metropolitan City, government ...
During the meeting, NEA Managing Director Kulman Ghising asked the Chinese delegation to extend the proposed transmission line further south up to Galchhi so that the power line could be linked to the Nepal-India cross-border transmission line proposed to be built in Rupandehi district.
Feb 3, 2018-The government of Nepal and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Friday signed an agreement to implement the 'Cooperative ... The programme aims to directly benefit over 14,000 farmers from the six districts through interventions including training on production enhancement, branding, ...
But when you come to Mankhu, a small village in Dhading district in Nepal, you will quickly notice that many things are different here. Mankhu is home to a unique program for women's empowerment called "Her Farm." The name captures the simplicity of the place's entire concept: It's a farm, and it's hers.
The International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) and CARE Nepal cooperated to implement two one-year projects in Gorkha District, Nepal, following the earthquakes of 2015. Through these two projects, the TaiwanICDF has assisted over 3,000 earthquake-affected households to ...
In addition, this complaint and feedback mechanism is operational in WFP's protracted earthquake programme districts of Nuwakot, Dhading and Gorkha. ... WFP Nepal's education unit supported the District Education Offices in Sindhupalchowk and Bardiya to organize a series of health and nutrition fairs.
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BABIYACHAUR, MYAGDI: The Indian Embassy in Nepal has provided two ambulances to Myagdi district. On the occasion of 69th Republic Day of India, the Indian Embassy handed over the ambulances – one to Annapurna Rural Municipality and another to Nepal Red Cross Society district chapter.
Like a few other districts in Nepal, each district in Karnali is rich in rivers that run 12 months a year. Though some parts of the rivers in Karnali are being used for irrigation and household activities, the utilisation of major economic benefits from these rivers through hydropower investments and water sports ...
The students are visiting Bardiya and Banke rural districts in western Nepal as part of the trip, which kicked off on January 19 and has been organised in collaboration with Rural Education and Development Global Nepal, a non-profit organisation operating in rural South Asia that seeks to build literacy and ...
The second CA, which finally drafted the constitution, decided, albeit at the last minute, to retain districts as part of Nepal's new governance structure. But that also did not clear the confusion until the LGO Act was introduced later in 2017. The LGO Act has specified functions and responsibilities of district and ...
Villagers wait to vote at a polling station during the parliamentary and provincial elections in Sindhupalchok district, Nepal, November 26, 2017. ... “After years of political instability that led to stalled human rights reforms, Nepal's elections may lead to fresh hope for justice and due process,” said Meenakshi ...
Bulls fight during the Maghesakranti Festival celebration at a village in Nuwakot District near Kathmandu, Nepal, Jan. 15, 2018. The Maghesakranti festival commemorates the start of the holy month of Magh and ushers in the coming of warmer weather and longer days. With the help of Nepal Tourism Board ...
A recent scholarly publication that assesses the social vulnerability to natural hazards in Nepal says 46 districts are under moderate to high social vulnerability level. Most parts of Nepal may observe disastrous scenario in the case of natural hazards. The avalanches and landslides following the 1934 and ...
"After successful experiments in three pilot projects, now the idea is being replicated by farmers themselves in 16 of Nepal's districts," Joshi told ... the state government filed an FIR against five companies when at least 18 people died between July and October 2017 in Yavatmal district, allegedly owing to a ...
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has added 15 MW of power to Nepal's national grid from its run-of-river 30-MW Chameliya hydropower project in Chameliya Valley. The project is located 950 km west of Kathmandu in the Far-Western Development Region of Mahakali Zone, in Darchula district. According ...
Jan 14, 2018-The death toll in Rautahat district due to cold waves has reached 21 after five more deaths were reported by Sunday. A 65-year-old man died on Sunday morning due to excessive cold in the district. He has been named as Madu Hazara of Madhav Narayan-6. Similarly, Ram Prasad Kalwar, ...



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