KATHMANDU, March 11: A video message of three Nepalis who joined the Russian Army pleading for rescue from India has been released.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The office-bearers of the Election Commission (EC) will donate the amounts equal to their seven days’ salaries to the people affected by an earthquake on November 3.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The government has approved the resignation of Secretary at the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Dinesh Kumar Ghimire.

WALING (SYANGJA), Nov 12: Three local governments from Syangja district have provided Rs 1.27 million in assistance for the earthquake-affected communities in Jajarkot and Rukum Paschim districts.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Film artists and producers have extended cash assistance to the earthquake survivors of Jajarkot and Rukum West.

KARNALI, Nov 8: The Karnali province government has handed over Rs 24.5 million to the earthquake survivors from Jajarkot, Rukum Paschim and Salyan districts.

GHORAHI (DANG), Nov 6: The Ghorahi Sub-metropolis in Dang has decided to assist Rs 1.5 million for the cause of the recent earthquake survivors in Jajarkot and Rukum West, the districts in the Karnali Province.

GANDAKI, Oct 23: The process of providing assistance to flood victims in Varagung Muktichhetra Rural Municipality-4, Kagbeni, Mustang, is ongoing. Efforts are underway to offer aid to those who lost their property in the flood that occurred in Kagkhola on August 13. According to Phenchok Chhepten Gurung, coordinator of the Kagbeni Settlement Restoration and Protection Committee, about Rs 8 million has been collected from the public so far.

GANDAKI, Oct 4: Gandaki Province Chief Minister Surendra Raj Pandey has pledged to lend assistance to rebuild the flood-hit Kagbeni area of Waragung Muktichhetra Rural Municipality-4 in Mustang.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The building of Namuna Machhindra Secondary School that was severely damaged by the 2015 earthquake has been reconstructed with the financial assistance from Japan.

KATHMANDU, July 30: “Chhema Puja” was performed at Hiranyavarna Mahavihar and DigiChhen, Lalitpur by the Local community as ritual of "asking forgiveness" before the start of restoration work.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The World Bank (WB) on Friday approved US $ 60 million to improve the quality of Nepal’s higher education, scale up online learning, and expand access to academic institutions for underprivileged and vulnerable students.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The World Bank (WB) is providing a fast-track assistance of Rs 2.92 billion (US $ 25 million) to Nepal to purchase coronavirus vaccine and to carry out related works.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The French government has shown interest in providing technical support to facilitate the flights of Airbus aircraft with the national flag-carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

KATHMANDU, June 9: The US government has announced an additional $5.5 million in new funding, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), to mitigate the secondary impacts of the spread of COVID-19 in Nepal.

Japan to help Nepal in agri research

November 14, 2019 09:41 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Japan has showed interest to Nepal to conduct research in plant breeding, seed production and gerplasm.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The National Human Rights Commission has called on all to gear up for humanitarian assistance in the aftermath of widespread natural disasters and high possibility of scarcities of foodstuff, clothes and shelter, and infection of several diseases.

KATHMANDU, April 112: The Indian government has built a maternity hospital in Siraha district.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Japanese Ambassador to Nepal Masamichi Saigo handed over an embankment along the Kali Gandaki River bank to Gharapjhong Rural Municipality-2, Mustang, on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokhrel has appreciated the Republic of Korea for the notable assistance it has provided to Nepal in development, study, training and ICT sectors.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange (DREE) aims at strengthening coordination among multinational armies in the humanitarian assistance, rescue and assistance mobilization in the aftermath a major earthquake kicked off here today.

JANAKPURDHAM, Sept 25: The province 2 government has expressed its sadness over the death of Samjhana Das of Chandranigapur of Rautahat who was severely injured in an acid attack on September 11. The government has also announced additional compensation to the bereaved family.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The government of Japan is to provide 282,000,000 Japanese Yan, the equivalent of about Rs 274.1 million grant assistance to Nepal for Human Resources Development Scholarship (JDS) Scheme in Japan's Fiscal year 2018.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The government has approved the draft of the memorandum of understanding on the establishment of a mechanism to facilitate the programs and projects in Nepal with support from the People's Republic of China.

MORANG, May 8: A kidney patient who is struggling for life has appealed to all for monetary help in his treatment.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: The United Nations Capital Development Fund’s (UNCDF) MM4P program and Tootle signed a grant and technical assistance agreement to pilot the innovation project ‘Doorstep Delivery of Financial Services (Roving Agents) and Driving Adoption of Electronic Payments through Delivery Service Use-Case’ in Kathmandu on February 15.

JHAPA, Jan 16: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has allocated money for the survivors of the April 2015 earthquake in Jhapa district to purchase warm clothes and repair their houses.

ADB, loan assistance, Rs 15.4 billion

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Pakistan has assisted to build optical pharmacy and registration unit in Chitwan-based Bharatpur Eye Hospital.

Pak assistance for flood victims

October 26, 2017 18:16 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Pakistan has provided US$ one million to Nepal for victims of recent flood in Tarai. Ambassador of Pakistan, Mazhar Javed called on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Thursday and handed over a cheque for reconstruction and rehabilitation of the affected of the recent floods in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Nepal, Roland Schaefer has expressed the commitment of the Government of Germany to provide all possible assistance to Nepal for its social and economic progress. Mr. Schaefer formally assumed his office today after submitting his Letter of Credence to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday. He expressed that his priorities would be to bolster cooperation, ties and contacts between Germany and Nepal and promoting German investments in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The government plan to utilize part of the Indian Line of Credit (LoC) of US$ 750 million, or nearly Rs 75 billion, announced in April 2015 faces roadblock as a condition of the LoC requires Nepal to utilize India's content, consultant and contractor services in project funded by such assistance.

Japanese emergency assistance to Nepal

August 20, 2017 22:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Japan has decided to provide emergency relief goods such as blankets and plastic sheets to flood-affected people in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 22: The World Bank (WB) has agreed to provide Nepal government with Rs 19 billion loan assistance for increasing the quality of education.

BEIJING, May 15: China has agreed in principle to provide financial support to Nepal for the construction of a cross-border railway link that would link Kerung with Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbini, according to Minister for Information, Surendra Kumar Karki.

BHAKTAPUR, April 17: Health Minister Gagan Thapa has said the government is working on a plan to provide financial assistance of Rs 500,000 to cancer patients.

BABIYACHAUR (MYAGDI), April 17: People from the district residing overseas have provided Rs 250 thousand for reconstruction of a fire-damaged school building.

KATHMANDU, April 11: World Bank has agreed to provide a US$ 100-million (approximately Rs 10.70 billion)-loan assistance for the financial sector stability development policy credit III.

KATHMANDU, March 23: China has committed to provide assistance worth to 200 m Chinese yuan assistance to Nepal Army (NA).

KATHMANDU, March 3: The Government of Japan has pledged Rs 8,587,000 in financial assistance for Nepal Social Development and People Empowerment Center (NESPEC) under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) scheme of the Fiscal Year 2016 of Japan government.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The United States Government announced today that it provided $160 million in assistance in 2016 to improve health, education, environment, agriculture, earthquake reconstruction and governance in Nepal.

TERATHUN, Jan 4: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday announced an assistance of Rs 10 million for the Sankranti Bazaar Reconstruction and Reestablishment Fund from Prime Minister's Disaster Relief Fund.

Assistance for fire victims of Tehrathum

December 31, 2016 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Various political parties and charity organizations working in Kathmandu have collected over Rs 1.46 million to assist fire victims of Atharai, Tehrathum.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: China has agreed to provide a grant assistance of RMB 1 billion (approximately Rs 15.7 billion) to Nepal to repair and improve Syaphrubesi-Rasuwagadhi Highway.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: The Government of Japan has agreed to provide Rs 24.5 million to Nepal as grant assistance for the implementation of Disaster Risk Reduction Strengthening Project in Chitwan.

BHOJPUR, Oct 21: Over Rs 60 million has been so far distributed to the earthquake survivors in Bhojpur district.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: UN Under-Secretary-General and Secretary-General Ban-Ki moon's Special Advisor on Innovative Financing for Development, Prof Dr Philippe Douste-Blazy, paid a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at latter's office on Monday afternoon.

BABIYACHAUR, Oct 13: Various social organizations in Myagdi district have provided financial assistance around Rs 400,000 to two landslide-victim households of Deviisthan-5 in the district on Wednesday.

RASUWA, Oct 8: 'Compassion knows no boundaries,' proved a Good Samaritan Australian tourist visiting Nepal recently provided financial assistance to a local school at Jibajibe in Rasuwa School.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: A meeting of the Council of Ministers today has appointed former secretaries Madhuraman Acharya and Sureshman Shrestha to the committee to evaluate work performance of Nepal Civil Service secretaries and joint-secretaries.