DOLPA, April 25: Aite Rokaya, 65, a local of Thulibheri Municipality-6, said it was the happiest moment of his life to talk with his relatives in Kathmandu via a cell phone for the first time on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, March 6: The National Planning Commission has framed a base paper with long term vision for the 15th periodic plan, where a citizen's access to mass communications with full press freedom is incorporated. It was shared at a national consultation and interaction organized on the draft of the base paper in the capital city on Wednesday.
SIRAHA, Dec 20: It has been decades since Mana Maya Magar, 73, of Deurali village of Mirchaiya municipality – 9, has been fetching water from Ghurmi River. Even though the river’s water is not clean, her family doesn’t have any alternative for drinking water. She suffers from poor health, yet, there is no choice than to perform household chores. “I cannot work that as hard as I used to but still I do all that I can do,” she states.
DOLPA, Nov 21: Road networks have finally embraced the remote district of Dolpa. To a great excitement and joy of the locals, Deputy PM and Defense Minister Ishwor Pokharel inaugurated the 103-kilometer Jajarkot-Dolpa road constructed by Nepal Army on Tuesday.
DOLPA, Oct 10: Right beneath the pristine Mt Kanjirowa lies Phoksundo Lake in all its majestic glory. The lake which is located near the Rigmo village of Dolpa district looks pure and serene, emanating tranquility in the surrounding areas.
ROLPA, Aug 16: As many as 2,856 people of 485 households in Rolpa now have access to clean drinking water after the successful implementation of the Western Nepal Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project in seven different locations of the district.
LONDON, July 25: The Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom on Tuesday urged London to provide Moscow with access to the materials of the Amesbury poisoning incident investigation, noting that UK authorities deliberately restrict communication of all victims of poisoning incidents with the outside world.
KATHMANDU, July 25: A team of international researchers have underscored the need of providing access to quality energy to people from disadvantaged groups and remote areas to improve their livelihood.
In days when even a 12-year-old in an Indian city would be carrying a smartphone and riding to school on a moped, in Baijnath village in UP’s Sonbhadra district, even pregnant women have to be carried to the nearest hospital on cots.
KATHMANDU, July 5: India has allowed unhindered export of fresh ginger from Nepal from Monday. This has put an end to the practice of importing Nepali fresh ginger through temporary decisions by India.
KATHMANDU, June 27: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel has asserted that the government has given top priority to expanding the technical education and the work of establishing technical high schools in each province has been forwarded.
BIRJUNG, May 28: An interaction on understanding and expectations of the services provided by the judiciary was held as part of the community court programme at Viswa in western Parsa with an aim to increase people's access to justice.
KATHMANDU, April 10: The cabinet meeting held at Prime Minister’s residence, Baluwatar ordered ministers, political leaders, provincial and local government employees and businesspersons across the country to do their parts to ensure the poorest and deprived children can afford school.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Women, the poor, and excluded groups face various structural barriers, preventing them from benefiting from Nepal’s energy sector, said a report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Chiranjibi Nepal has said that most of the local units in the new federal set up have already got a commercial bank. Speaking at the 20th annual day of Society of Economic Journalists-Nepal (Sejon) in the capital on Friday, governor Nepal said that there are now only 120 local units where commercial banks are yet to open their branch offices.
YEMEN, Nov 9: United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock warned on Wednesday that if a Saudi-led military coalition did not allow humanitarian aid access to Yemen then it would cause “the largest famine the world has seen for many decades with millions of victims.”
KATHMANDU, July 30: Former Foreign Minister and Nepali Congress leader Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat on Saturday stressed on the need for support from the Indian side for foreign access and international market to Nepal.
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BERLIN, April 3: Germany's Foreign Minister thanked his Turkish counterpart Monday for granting consular access to a German-Turkish journalist detained since January, the first positive development between the two NATO partners after weeks of acrimony.
JERUSALEM, June 28: Israeli police on Tuesday banned non-Muslims from a contentious Jerusalem holy site until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan following repeated clashes with Palestinians rioters.
JHAPA,June28:Development of road networks in Jhapa has helped improve the economic condition of farmers in the district. Road networks have expanded in different VDCs of Jhapa, creating positive impact on the villager's lives.
KATHMANDU, June 27:Nepal has reminded the international community that the Land Locked Developing Countries (LLDCs) should get uninterrupted and unhampered transit access to the nearest sea port for international trade.