Madhusudhan Guragain

The contributor for Republica.

Telemedicine service launched in Kavre

Published On: August 28, 2019 10:40 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

KAVRE, August 28: For the first time in the district and arguably in the country, telemedicine service has been started here in Kavre.

Lab report confirms entry of American fall armyworm in Nepal

Published On: August 15, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, Aug 15: The government has confirmed the entry of the American fall armyworm in Nepal.

Varicose vein becoming a burden as an occupational disease in Nepal

Published On: August 2, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, Aug 2: The number of patients of varicose vein, which is rarely discussed, has been unbelievably increasing in the country in recent years.

Maize worth 71 billion imported in 10 years

Published On: July 24, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, July 24: Nepal is yet to become self-reliant in maize production as the country continues to import, mostly from India, with an increasing trend for the last 10 years.

Farm equipment worth Rs 46.8 million distributed

Published On: July 23, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, July 23: The Province 3 government distributed 19 types of equipment to farmers at subsidized rates through Agriculture Knowledge Center, Kavre, in Fiscal Year 2018/19.

Seed importer charging different prices for same product: Farmers

Published On: April 15, 2019 09:00 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, April 15: Taking advantage of lack of proper market inspection, traders in Kavre are charging arbitrary prices for hybrid maize seeds.

Local units of Kavre spending extravagantly for elected representatives and officials

Published On: April 1, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, April 1: The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) has warned most of the local units of Kavre district not to offer more pay and perks to the elected representatives and government officials than what has been determined by the law.

Food quality certificates awarded to Dhulikhel hotels

Published On: March 12, 2019 08:35 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, March 12: The Department of Food Technology and Quality Control has distributed stickers and certificates on the basis of food quality, for the first time, to hotels and resorts in Dhulikhel.

Business incubation program restored after seven years

Published On: March 3, 2019 11:00 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, March 3: The government has restored business incubation program, after seven years of discontinuation, aimed at supporting young and prospective entrepreneurs in the country.

Nepali students to showcase prototype in Shell Eco Marathon Asia

Published On: February 14, 2019 11:00 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, Feb 14: Nepal is participating in Shell Eco Marathon Asia 2019 for the first time. Students of School of Engineering of Kathmandu University are participating in this worldwide competition of energy effectiveness promotion entitled 'Make the Future' organized by Royal Dutch Shell – a British-Dutch oil and gas company.

Zip-line to attract adventure tourists to Dhulikhel ahead of Visit Nepal 2020

Published On: January 7, 2019 10:00 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, Jan 7: Targeting the increasing numbers of domestic and international tourists who pass through Dhulikhel, World Wide Adventure Pvt Ltd is planning to launch the adventure sport of zip-line.

Construction work for Panchkhal SEZ to finally begin

Published On: January 5, 2019 09:49 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, Jan 5: The construction work for Panchkhal Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is finally set to begin, seven years after the forest area was acquired as government land.

Local bodies to develop unified settlements for quake victims

Published On: November 16, 2018 01:10 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) on Thursday decided to hand over the responsibility to the local bodies to develop the unified settlements containing at most 99 houses.

Three people including DIG and journalist die in Kavre road accidents

Published On: October 27, 2018 06:57 PM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

KAVRE, Oct 27: Three persons died in road accidents in Kavre district on Saturday afternoon.

NRA to prioritize housing for the poor: Gyewali

Published On: September 25, 2018 09:14 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, Sept 25: Even three years after the catastrophic earthquake of 2015, a majority of the extremely impoverished families of the 14 most-affected districts have not been able to rebuild their homes despite receiving housing grants provided by the government. To help such people out, the government has decided to provide a soft loan of Rs 300,000 to them.

Around 300 suffer food poisoning during Teej party

Published On: September 9, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, Sept 9: Around 300 people have fallen ill after attending a pre-Teej party organized by a cooperative in Kavre on Friday. They are suspected to have become ill due to food poisoning after consuming contaminated food and are currently receiving treatment at various hospitals of Kavre and Kathmandu.

Construction begins at Panchkhal SEZ, finally

Published On: August 7, 2018 07:55 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, Aug 7: The government has finally started works of infrastructure building for Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Panchkhal valley of Kavre after a hiatus of seven years after the land acquisition. The zone is primarily for setting up industries to boost the country’s export, which has seen a continuous deterioration for the past two decades, owing to decline of the manufacturing sector.

Flood wreaks havoc on major flower farm of Kavre

Published On: July 22, 2018 08:44 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

KATHMANDU, July 22: A farm that is a major supplier of cut flower to the capital city has been badly damaged by the recent floodwater in Punyamaa rivulet, in Shrikhandapur of Banepa Municipality.

Men and women to receive equal wages in Panauti

Published On: July 17, 2018 10:32 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, July 17: The third municipal council meeting of Panauti Municipality has concluded with the decision to stop discrimination on wages for male and female agricultural and construction workers. Due to the continuing wage gap between the two genders, the fiscal program of the financial year 2018/19 came to this decision. Panauti is the first of the 13 local units in Kavre district to adopt such a policy.

Local government registering Boddhichitta plants

Published On: July 1, 2018 05:19 AM NPT By: Madhusudhan Guragain

BANEPA, June 30: Roshi and Temal rural municipalities of Kavre have begun registering the Bodhichitta plants of their region. This decision was made as local farmers had to risk their lives while plucking its seeds.