Sabita Khadka

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FWEAN launches Business Development Center

Published On: March 3, 2023 04:00 PM NPT By: Sabita Khadka

KATHMANDU, March 3: The Federation of Women Entrepreneurs’ Associations of Nepal (FWEAN) has marked the 113th International Women's Day with the main theme 'Digital Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality' set by the United Nations and announced the launch of a ‘Business Development Center’ (BDC).

Number of people leaving Nepal to seek foreign employment rising

Published On: January 12, 2023 10:00 AM NPT By: Sabita Khadka

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The number of Nepali citizens leaving the country to seek overseas employment is increasing despite political parties promising job opportunities during elections.

Nepal partners up with Saudi Arabia for economic prosperity

Published On: December 14, 2022 02:00 PM NPT By: Sabita Khadka

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Under Saudi Arabia Vision 2030, the campaign to advance Nepal toward economic prosperity through partnership and cooperation has started.

About 3,000 youths leave Nepal every day

Published On: December 8, 2022 05:00 PM NPT By: Sabita Khadka

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Every day, nearly 3000 young people go abroad for foreign employment, according to the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE). The number of Nepali youths going for foreign employment has been on the rise in recent times.

Fraud on the rise in foreign employment

Published On: November 27, 2022 01:15 PM NPT By: Sabita Khadka

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: With the increase in the number of people seeking foreign employment from Nepal, the cases of fraud in this sector have also increased. From July to October of the current financial year, 1,148 individuals and institutions have filed complaints related to fraud in foreign employment. According to the People's Forum for Human Rights, 1,077 men and 141 women were among those who filed the complaints.

Number of deaths of Nepali migrant workers abroad on the rise despite govt efforts to curb it

Published On: September 20, 2022 02:43 PM NPT By: Sabita Khadka

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: The number of deaths among Nepalis migrant workers abroad has been increasing every year. The government has not been able to reduce the death rate despite its efforts.

Muddy in monsoon, dusty in winter

Published On: July 25, 2022 02:15 PM NPT By: Sabita Khadka

LALITPUR, July 25: Shivram Khadka of Tika Bhairav, Godavari Municipality-6 in Lalitpur, walks the four-kilometer road every day to take his daughter to and from college. But as the road is in a sorry state, he has to suffer a lot during the back and forth. He said that earlier the college bus used to come till Tika Bhairav, but now, due to the ongoing blacktopping of the Pangaon-Chapagaon road, the bus service is being operated only up to Chapagaon Chowki due to which not only him but many others are facing difficulties during their travel.