Type: Country
Name: Nepal
population: 24,947,200
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Govt to invest more on youth

KATHMANDU, July 11 : World Population Day was observed across the country on Friday with the theme ´Investing in Young People.´Speaking at an event organized by the government in collaboration with United Nations Population Fund in the capital to mark ... [Published - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

India pledges NPR 48.63 million for Nepal police hostel

India today pledged to provide NPR 48.63 million to construct a hostel building for a police school in Nepal's capital.Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae laid the foundation stone for the construction of girls' hostel building for Nepal Armed Police ... [Published Business Standard India - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

World Bank provides USD 72mn to Nepal

Kathmandu, Jul 11 (PTI) The World Bank today provided USD 72 million assistance to Nepal to improve water supply in rural areas in the next five years.A document to this effect was signed between World Bank head of country office, Bigyan Pradhan, and ... [Published Press Trust of India - 5 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 7 reports

SpiceJet launch new route to Nepal

SpiceJet is planning to connect Kolkata, capital of the Indian state of West Bengal, with the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu.The route will become the LCC’s first international flight from West Bengal once it commences on August 13 and is set to operate ... [Published Routes News - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 6 reports

The generation gap

Nepal’s ageing political leadership is running out of time in more ways than oneDEVAKI BISTADRONES: High-tech gizmos such as flower-dropping drones (upper left corner) at the UML's general convention last Thursday did not make its leadership look any ... [Published Nepali Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

PEs earn Rs 11b net profit; 17 of them still in red

KATHMANDU, JUL 10 -Public Enterprises (PEs) earned a net profit of Rs 11.40 billion in fiscal year 2012-13 after suffering a net loss of Rs 3.49 billion a year ago, thanks to a massive decline in losses incurred by Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and ... [Published Kathmandu Post - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

Budget speech on Sunday

KATHMANDU, July 10: Finance Minister Ram Sharan Mahat will table the country´s income and expenditure plan for the next fiscal year on Sunday at 4 pm in parliament, Chairman of the Constituent Assembly Subas Nembang told parliamentarians during Thursday´s ... [Published - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Tourists' spending declined by 1.25pc

KATHMANDU: Per day spending of tourists who visited Nepal during the period of mid-January 2013 to mid-January 2014 has come down. Tourists spent $34.49 a day on an average, which is a fall by 1.25 per cent compared to the corresponding period of last ... [Published Himalayan Times - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 3 reports

Girl commits suicide over Brazil’s 7-1 loss to Germany

A teenager in Nepal committed suicide after her favourite team, Brazil, were thrashedPolice said the 10th grade student was depressed and hanged herself on Wednesday morning in Bharaul village, 250 miles east of the capital Kathmandu.She was identified ... [Published - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Brazil, Suicide, Germany
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 5 reports

Rights bodies' call to fix TRC Act flaws

KATHMANDU: Three international human rights organisations today called the government to immediately fix ‘crucial flaws’ in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Commission of Inquiry of Disappeared Persons Act to ensure justice to the decade-long ... [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 3 reports

Nepal to receive second Chinese plane on 25 July

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.KATHMANDU, July 9 (Xinhua) -- The Nepal government which has recently received the first ever China made aircraft is all set to receive another aircraft later this month under a six-aircraft deal between Nepal and China, ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 4 reports

Nepal’s Impoverished Kidney Village, Where Organs Come Cheap

Man Bahadur Tamang, 51, who sold his kidney for 64,000 Nepalese rupees ($727) due to poverty, shows the incision scar from the operation at his home in Kavre on Sept. 4, 2012. © Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters—REUTERS In the mud-brick village of Hokshe, ... [Published Time - Jul 09 2014]
Entities: Kidney, Kathmandu, Nepal


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