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August 8, 2016 00:15 am

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KATHMANDU, July 25: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has invited the top leaders of three major political parties to discuss on latest political development in the changed context at her office, Shital Niwas.

KATHMANDU, JULY 23: A huge share of public spending is simply misallocated among scattered projects that have long stopped delivering results.

SANKHUWASABHA, July 18: A two-day journalism seminar on hydropower development kicked off in Khandbari, the district headquarters of Sankhuwasabha from Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has expressed grave concern over 'slow implementation' of the ADB-funded development projects in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Some government bodies and political leaders have proposed developing Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts as an integrated single unit so as to upgrade the entire Kathmandu Valley as a greater metropolitan city.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has stressed on modernization, professionalization and mechanization for sustainable agricultural development.

CALIFORNIA, July 3: Nepali Congress youth leader and lawmaker, Gagan Thapa, has said the Indian government's blockade and Tarai problem were two separate subjects and termed the blockade 'unjust'.

PANCHTHAR/Janakpur, July 1: The rain has been falling incessantly these days but this has not obstructed work on some development projects. Widening of the Chisapani road is going on in full swing.

JANAKPUR, July 2: Many village development committees (VDCs) in Dhanusa district were merged and declared as municipality despite not meeting the minimum required criteria. Locals had hoped that the declaration would open many prospects for development.

KATHMANDU, June 29:Development spending is on a downward trend over the past five years, government statistics shows.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has pointed out the need of skilled manpower that could adopt the national policy as per the need of the nation for the national development.

KATHMANDU,June 23: Minister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai said that the government would introduce a new package soon for the development of information and technology (IT) sector.

JUMLA, June 20: Just a week left and there’s lot to do. Locals in Jumla are in hurry day and night to finish ‘development task’ by June 28 after the administration informed that budget for any work completed after the date would not be availed.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The future of every child is largely influenced by their early childhood development (ECD). ECD experts and researchers concur that the early stage of a child’s life is very critical.

BIRATNAGAR, June 18: “Except for Koirala residence and the airport, there’s no noticeable place in Biratnagar for visitors.” That’s a statement of a noted intellectual in Biratnagar Ram Babu Dahal delivered in frustrated tone and further adding that the city, which he feels is very important for the nation, has never seen actual development.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Denmark and Norway have provided additional Rs 700 million financial support to Local Governance and Community Development Program. The donor agencies provided the additional financial support with a conclusion that the program played significant role in promotion of local governance.

DAMAK,  June 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today said no one should engage in political manoeuvrings in course of development terming 'development' as a common agenda related to all.  The PM laid the foundation stone for Damak View Tower to be constructed at Dapga Gachi of Damak – 6 this morning and stressed on need to rise above political interest for sake of development.

SOLUKHUMBU, June 7: Development journalism training that started on June 1 in the district concluded on Monday.  The five-day training provided the basic of journalism and discussed the ways to explore potential of development through media, said Bishnu Sharma, director of the organising National Communication Development Centre.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has insisted on the need of maintaining environmental balance while carrying out development endevours.  Addressing a programme organised by the Ministry of Population and Environment here today on the occasion of the World Environment Day, Prime Minister Oli said development works should be carried out only after completing a study of its impact on the environment