PM declares Nepal self-reliant on meat and egg productionBy The Rising Nepal
Prime Minister KP Sharma declared Nepal a self-reliant country on meat and egg production today. Declaring Nepal self-reliant on chicken, goat meat, and egg production in a program which was organised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development PM Oli said that the agriculture sector is still not able to provide full employment and profit orientation to the farmers.
Locals to organise fair to preserve lakesBy The Rising Nepal
Locals residing around the Khaste and Neureni lakes in Pokhara are organising a 10-day fair to promote and publicise the rich biodiversity that exists around the water bodies.
Boer goats distributed to Chepang people for income generationBy RSS
Sapana Village Social Impact of Sauraha, Chitwan and Ichhakamana rural municipality jointly distributed the male goats of boer species to the Chepang people of Ichhakamana, ward-1 and Kalingdanda on Tuesday. The Impact which has implemented a project ‘All journey starts from a dream’ distributed goats to help increase the income level of underrepresented Chepang population
Irrigation facility makes farmers less dependent on rainsBy Laxman Kafle
Farmers of Gurung Khola Magar Tole in Rajpur Rural Municipality-1 in Dang district no longer depend on rain water to grow crops, thanks to the lift irrigation project, initiated with the financial and technical support of the Prime Minister Agriculture Modernisation Project (PMAMP).
Number of domestic tourists to Lumbini growing in wake of lift of lockdownBy RSS
The number of domestic tourists visiting Lumbini, the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautam, is increasing lately, especially after the nation-wide lockdown was lifted last July.
Govt land worth Rs. 1 billion to be recoveredBy The Rising Nepal
The District Coordination Committee of Banke has recommended to the Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation to reclaim the 180 Bighas of government land in Khadsari, Khajura Rural Municipality–6, given to the local Khadsari Mills Pvt. Ltd. for sugarcane cultivation and the operation of a sugar mill.
Minimum salary of migrant workers rises to 1,000 riyals in Qatar: 4.5 lakhs Nepali benefitedBy The Rising Nepal
In Qatar, the minimum wage has been raised to 1,000 riyals (Rs 30,000) and this provision has come into effect from March 20. With the implementation of this new provision, Nepali and other migrant workers in Qatar will be benefited.
Housing project worth Rs. 4 bn begins in BhairahawaBy The Rising Nepal
A housing project costing Rs. 4 billion has begun, which aims to build a well-facilitated contemporary settlement at Basantapur of Siddharthanagar.
NTB to lead 25 companies in SATTE to promote domestic tourismBy RSS
Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has geared up to revive the domestic tourism hit by the coronavirus crisis. The NTB will be taking part in the South Asia Travel and Tourism Exchange (SATTE) to be organised by the International Tourism Promotion Board in India.
Industrial and trade fair to be organized in BhaktapurBy RSS
The Industrial Peace Nepal and Madhyapur Boys Band are organizing an industrial and trade fair-2021 on the occasion of Nepali New Year 2078 BS. It will be the sixth Bhaktapur industrial, cultural, tourism and trade fair.
Airlines hike faresBy The Rising Nepal
Citing the hiked price of aviation fuel, the Airline Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN) has increased the airfare for domestic flights. The new move, which came into effect on Saturday, has upped the price of airline tickets by Rs. 5 to 90 depending on the flight duration.
Jhapa farmers start storing potato seeds in cold storesBy The Rising Nepal
Farmers in Jhapa have started collecting potato seeds from now on as potato seeds are not available and become expensive during plantation season. Local agricultural cooperatives, agriculture groups and individuals have started storing potato seeds at Shree Shanti Cold Store in Damak.
Khadya Bank to promote indigenous seed cropsBy The Rising Nepal
Newly established Rastriya Khadya Bank Limited has started works to produce crops within the current fiscal year. “We have begun works to produce crops in different places of 22 districts,” said Shankar Nath Upreti, executive chairman of bank, at a press conference on Saturday. The bank was established recently to market, produce and distribute agro products in chain.
Domestic tourists flock to Jagat Tatopani KundaBy The Rising Nepal
Domestic tourists have started flocking to northern Lamjung to bathe in the hot waters of Jagat Tatopani Kunda. With the number of COVID-19 cases decreasing, visitors have begun coming in droves to soak in the two warm ponds of Jagat Tatopani in Marsyangdi Rural Municipality – 4, after a gap of almost one year, said Khusi Ram Gurung, secretary of the Jagat Tatopani Kunda Management Committee (JTKMC).
Global markets follow Wall St lower after Fed bumpBy The Rising Nepal
Global stock markets followed Wall Street lower on Friday after rising U.S. bond yields dampened buying enthusiasm driven by the Federal Reserve’s promise of low interest rates. London and Frankfurt opened lower and Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong also retreated.
Province 2 set to start electrification projectBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and Tata Project Limited (TPL), which won the bid called by NEA, have signed a contract worth Rs. 4 billion for the implementation of Province 2 Rural Electrification Project. The project aims to improve the power transmission and distribution system in all eight districts of Province 2: Saptari, Siraha, Dhanusha, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Rautahat, Bara and Parsa. The project, which is to be implemented through NEA's Project Management Directorate, is divided into five...
Process starts to run hotels in Langtang parkBy The Rising Nepal
Tender process for hotels, lodges, and tea shops in Langtang National Park and intermediate areas has finally gained momentum after a long hiatus.
World Bank to give Nepal USD 75M for COVID vaccinesBy The Rising Nepal
The World Bank’s (WB) Board of Executive Directors has approved USD 75 million from the International Development Association (IDA) to support access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines and equitable vaccine distribution by strengthening Nepal’s health and vaccination system.
Airline companies increase air fareBy RSS
With the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC)'s decision to hike the price of aviation turbine fuel, airline companies have increased the air fare.