KATHMANDU, March 3: The United States on Tuesday announced a commitment of $37 million in financing from the Emergency Reserve Fund for Contagious Infectious Diseases at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for 25 countries affected by novel coronavirus COVID-19 or at high risk of its spread.

KATHMANDU, June 1: It has come to light that Prof Dr Dambar Dhoj Chemjong, head of the Central Department of Anthropology at Tribhuvan University, concealed a letter sent by the university's Executive Council regarding action against misuse of funds provided by USAID.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Officials of the Central Department of Anthropology, Tribhuvan University (TU) have been found embezzling funds provided by the USAID.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: U.S. Ambassador to Nepal, Randy W. Berry—in partnership with the National Reconstruction Authority, the Ministry of Education, and the Asian Development Bank—handed over Gaurishankar Secondary School in Ramechhap.

Of leadership, for the leaders

October 15, 2018 00:30 am

The fictional world of Prime Minister Asha of Singha Durbar TV series mirrors the shenanigans of Nepali politics. But despite the horrendous power struggles and political mudslinging on the screen, Asha understands that collaboration is the key for the successful implementation of federalism. Dubbed as a “roadmap for governance and leadership,” the TV series made a comeback with season two in July 2018 with support from USAID, United Nations in Nepal, and Nepali diaspora—this time with a storyline which reflects the challenges and opportunities of federalism.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: Amy Tohill-Stull has been appointed as the new Misson Director for U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The U.S. Embassy, Chargé d'Affaires Michael C. Gonzales swore in Tohill-Stull at a ceremony at the United States Embassy that was hosted by outgoing USAID Mission Director Peter A. Malnak.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Hamro Samman Project under United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has joined hand with its development partners and private sectors to counter trafficking in persons in Nepal.