The European Union in Nepal and Clean-up Nepal have collected 1.5 quintals of waste from Shivapuri National Park. About 130 individuals from different social organisations participated in Shivapuri Clean-up Campaign jointly organised by the two organisations in the framework of Europe Week 2022 on May 14.
On the occasion of Buddha Jayanti, the Embassy of Nepal in Yangon organised an alms-offering programme on Sunday. The monks preached a 'dharma deshana', teachings of dharma and prayed for peace and prosperity of people, the embassy said in a statement. Charge D' affaires of the embassy Khuman Singh Tamang and other staff offered robes, umbrella, sandals and alms bowls to the monks. Nepali food was also served to the monks. Nine monks from Baranasi Bihar, a Nepali Monastery in Yangon were invited for the offerings.
Under the joint venture project between the NEA and the Indian Power Grid Corporation, a company will be established in India to do the construction work in the Indian side.
The Group of Seven leading economies warned Saturday that the war in Ukraine is stoking a global food and energy crisis that threatens poor countries, and urgent measures are needed to unblock stores of grain that Russia is preventing from leaving Ukraine. In a statement released at the end of a three-day meeting on Germany’s Baltic Sea coast, the G-7 nations also called on China not to help Russia, including by undermining international sanctions or justifying Moscow’s actions in Ukraine.
It has become a tradition for the people of Butwal to drink dirty water during the monsoon. Even though the leaders of big and small parties have been making water supply their main election slogans in all the elections since 2052 BS, the problem of clean water supply in Butwal has remained the same over the years. With the onset of summer, there is very little running water in Dipnagar, Sukhkhanagar, Batauli, Belbas and other areas of Butwal. When it rains, turbid water comes in the same pipelines.
By A Staff Reporter Kathmandu, May 14: Lhakpa Sherpa, 48, has become the first woman to climb Mount Everest 10 times. The Sankhuwasabha native who currently lives in Connecticut, USA, Sherpa reached the top of Mount Everest at around 6.30 am on Thursday, confirmed Seven Summit Treks Pvt. Ltd., the company that managed her expedition. Similarly, on Thursday, the world’s highest mountain saw 150 climbers reach the top. This high number has been attributed to clear weather.The Spring mountaineering season, which this year is expected to end at the end of May, is considered the best time to summit Everest. That is why climbers from all over the world come to Nepal to make an attempt on the 8,848.86-metre-tall mountain. This year, a total of 317 climbers from 58 countries have received permission from the Department of Tourism to attempt to scale Mount Everest.Meanwhile, Yuvantika Tamang of Suryodaya Municipality-10, Ilam has also successfully climbed Mount Everest. According to our Pashupatinagar correspondent, Tamang reached the top of the mountain at 6.50 am on Friday after which, she unfurled Nepal’s national flag there. Born in Suryodaya, Yuvantika is involved in agriculture.
By April 2022 - when the price of a cylinder was at 950 rupees - this had risen to 11% of the household monthly expense. Even this number, Mr Mani says, is likely to be an underestimate as it assumes that incomes have remained constant.
Jazeera Airways will operate regular flights to the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) of Bhairahawa from June 12. Jazeera, which has taken approval from GBIA, will operate the opening flight on May 16 (day of Buddha Jayanati). Nepal government has assigned May 16 as the flight opening day for the airways in the newly built second international airport of the nation. General Manager of GBIA Govinda Prasad Dahal informed that GBIA will conduct three flights a week. Jazeera has been conducting single flight per day to and from Kathmandu. According to the schedule published by Jazeera, the flight to Bhairahawa will take off from Doha of Qatar. The passengers from Qatar can have the direct flight to Bhairahawa with a transit in Kuwait. The flight will land at GBIA.
Growth of deposit collection at the banks and financial institutions (BFIs) has remained low during the first nine months of the current fiscal year 2021/22 compared to the same period a year ago. Deposit collection by BFIs has increased by 5.1 per cent in the review period compared to an increase of 13.7 per cent in the corresponding period of the previous year, according to a macroeconomic and financial report of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB). On y-o-y basis, deposits at BFIs expanded by 12.2 per cent in mid-April 2022.
Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development has been preparing policy, programmes and budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2022/23 focusing on import substitution and food security by increasing productivity and production of agricultural produces.
Now, with the agreement, the Bank will extend loans for the worker who have returned from foreign employment and small and medium-size farmers to expand their existing businesses or start new businesses on the recommendation of iDE Nepal.
China accounted for over 18 percent of the global economy in 2021, rising from 11.4 percent in 2012, an official said Thursday.
Department spokesperson Mohan Krishna Maharjan said that action would be taken against these industries invoking the Prevention of Black Marketeering Act for producing foodstuff and water harmful to the health of consumers.