Flood and inundation damage Rs 119.3 million in Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur – The recent flood, landslide, and inundation have damaged property worth Rs 119.35 million in Bhaktapur. The Bhaktapur District Administration Office shared this information at a press conference here on Sunday. Chief District Officer Narayan Prasad Bhatta said the flood, landslide, and inundation triggered by the incessant rains on July 11 and 12 caused […]

KOICA funds $5 million to UNDP for Value Chain Development Project

Kathmandu – The government, UNDP, and KOICA on Friday launched a programme to boost Nepali farmers’ income through value chain development of fruit and vegetables. The agreement will help implement a project on ‘Value chain development of fruit and vegetables in Nepal’ aimed at raising the incomes of nearly 10,000 smallholder farmers through strengthening the […]

Nepal, Kazakhstan economic cooperation highlighted

Kathmandu – The Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs (AIDIA) hosted a Round Table Meeting on ‘Trade and Investment Opportunities in Kazakhstan” in Kathmandu on Thursday. The main objective of the meeting was to discuss and explore new horizons in trading and investing in Kazakhstan, CEO of the organizer Sunil KC said in his […]

NC to oppose ‘undemocratic’ moves of govt

Kathmandu, July 4 – The main opposition party has decided to oppose the government’s ‘undemocratic moves aimed at weakening constitutional provisions’ from the Federal Parliament, provincial assemblies, streets, mass media and social media, and through peaceful protests. Expressing reservation over the designation of restricted areas, the Nepali Congress has stated that prohibitory orders at places, […]

Supreme Court says Citizenship Act does not contravene the constitution

Kathmandu, July 4 – The Supreme Court today quashed a writ petition filed by Surendra Bahadur Shrestha and Govinda Belbase seeking nullification of Section 10 of Citizenship Act, 2006. Shrestha, who is a naturalized citizen of United Kingdom, had filed the writ petition, saying that he won refugee status in the UK and later obtained […]

Illegal VoIP call center raided, one arrested

Kathmandu, 3 July – The Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police raided a hi-tech Voice Over Internet Protocol call center operating from a rented room in Subhakamana Marg, Kathmandu Metropolitan City-32, and arrested a suspect for his involvement in the telecommunications crime yesterday. SP Krishnahari Sharma, the CIB spokesperson, said Zafar Khan, 24, of New […]

European Leaders’ Support for Peace in Korea

Frankfurt am Main, May 12 – European experts and South Korean peace activists have voiced their support for the peaceful reunification of the Korean Peninsula at the ‘Pan-European Peace Forum’ held in Frankfurt, Germany. Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), a Seoul-based peace NGO as in consultative status with the UN Economic and […]