Miscellany


Int’l conference of Asian farmers on August 11

KATHMANDU: An international conference of Asian farmers will be organised in Nepal on August 11 on the occasion of International Youth Day. To be organised by the 4-H Nepal, the conference aims to attract youths towards agriculture, it has been said. The three days conference will see..

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Nepal’s envoy Sundas presents letter to Bahrain Chair Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepali Ambassador to Bahrain Padam Sundas held discussion with Chair of Council of Representatives of Bahrain, Fawzia Abdulla on unleashing Nepal's tourism potentials. Matters related to women leadership and developments in Nepal along with bilateral interests were discussed on the..

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Nepal Army briefs fast track progress report Sunday, July 7th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal Army (NA) has briefed about the progress of Tarai-Kathmandu Fast Track to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at the NA headquarters. Chief of Army Staff Purna Chandra Thapa had welcomed PM Oli in the headquarters, Bhadrakali. According to the NA sources, the project chief had shared the..

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Deep boring project fails to come into operation Saturday, July 6th, 2019

BIRATNAGAR: A deep water boring project completed at the cost of Rs. 3.5 million is yet to come into operation as the transformer for power supply could not be installed. The project in ward no. 5 of Sunawarsi municipality was completed two years ago. Operation of the project could help irrigate..

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Budget not discriminatory: Finance Minister Khatiwada

KATHMANDU: Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada on Friday clarified that the recently unveiled budget for the fiscal year 2019/20 has not discriminated against anyone. "The budget is socialism-oriented. It has not discriminated against any particular area, sector and state," he said responding to..

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Five mountaineers including a foreigner feted in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Five mountaineers including a foreigner have been feted in recognition of their contribution in promotion of mountaineering tourism in Nepal. At a programme organized by the Prakash Dahal Memorial Foundation on the occasion of 38th birthday of late Prakash Dahal here today, the..

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NRA books 19 technicians

KATHMANDU: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has taken action against 19 technicians on the charge of involving in illegal activities. Twelve engineers, five sub-engineers and two assistant sub-engineers working for the reconstruction of quake-damaged houses in Kavrepalanchowk,..

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Farmers throw green tea leaves on highway in protest Sunday, June 30th, 2019

ILAM: Tea farmers have thrown green tea leaves to the Mechi Highway after reluctance from industrialists to purchase their tea produce. Farmers resorted to pour out their tea products in front of the gate of Suryodaya municipality in protest on Sunday evening after the purchaser Ilam Tea Producers..

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Nepal Army plants 38,000 fruit tree saplings Saturday, June 29th, 2019

CHITWAN: Nepal Army on Saturday planted approximately 38,000 saplings of various types of fruits in the premises of its various barracks in Kathmandu, Kavrepalanchok, Mahottari and Chitwan districts as part of its an-army-a-tree campaign to plant 150,000 tree saplings across the country. Chief of..

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Asian conference of goat experts in Chitwan, Nepal Friday, June 28th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Experts in goat farming from the Asia Pacific region are gathering at Rampur for a conference to be held from coming October 20 to 23. The conference is being hosted by the Agriculture and Forest Science University. The University is collaborating with the International Goat..

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