It breaks our hearts to see the plight of thousands of our Nepali compatriots stranded just across our southern border desperately trying to return to their motherland but prevented from doing so, not by any alien power but by their own government.
Crises have a differential impact depending on pre-existing vulnerabilities. The Covid-19 pandemic-triggered lockdown in Nepal has hit daily wage workers or informal workers the hardest. It is instructive to understand the pre-existing vulnerabilities that have caused this extreme impact on informal workers as they constitute 85 percent of Nepal’s workforce.
KATHMANDU, April 13: Spokesperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Narayan Kaji Shrestha, who is also the member of National Assembly, has pledged to donate his one-year salary to the corona prevention and control fund set up by the government and relief package.
KATHMANDU, July 8: Minister for Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives Chakrapani Khanal has said that land fragmentation has become a big challenge to the government's efforts of increasing agro production.
LALITPUR, Dec 31: The 43rd convocation of the Tribhuvan University was held in the Capital on Sunday. A total of 8,267 who graduated Bachelors, Masters, MPhil, and Ph.D. from various faculties from a total of 1,085 TU affiliated colleges and 60 constituent colleges from June 17, 2016, and May 31, 2017, participated in the convocation.
KATHMANDU, July 16: The Government of Nepal and Independent Power Producers' Association Nepal (IPPAN) jointly conferred certificates of appreciation to Nepali hydropower producers for their contribution to the development of hydropower, on Sunday.
BIRATNAGAR, Oct 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari, inaugurating the Senior Citizens' Festival amidst a function here today, has said that senior citizens' contribution was an important asset of the nation.
KATHMANDU, July 28: The revised Nepal Trade Integration Strategy (NTIS) has set a target of contributing at least 4 percent of gross domestic product by 2020 through export of products and services listed in the country's trade strategy document.