Ailing public health facilities

July 11, 2019 02:00 am

Health service has always figured as the top priority of the state in its policies and legal framework.

NUWAKOT, June 5: The process of constructing a fuel storage facility in Nuwakot has kicked off. Land has already been determined for the facility that is set to be constructed with an aid of the Government of China.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Mega Bank Nepal Ltd has started online bank account opening facility. Issuing a statement on Tuesday, the bank said that it expects the new service will allow potential account holders to initiate an account from their home itself or while traveling.

Modi had lifted ban on the circulation of 500, 1,000 rupee banknotes during his Nepal visit in 2014.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The government has brought the Directive on the Foreign Exchange Facility Recommendation for the Hydropower Projects- 2018 into effect.

RUKUM, Feb 7: A three-month old girl of Puthauttargnga rural municipality-10 in the district died from diarrhea , said health workers at the District Public Health Office.

BAITADI, Jan 24: Obstetrical services remain closed since a year at the Talladehi health post located at Purchaundi Municipality-9 in the district due to shortage of water.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Brokerage firms have not been able to start margin trading facility because of the delay in issuance of working procedure for the facility by the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse).

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: SAARC Secretary General Amjad Hussain B Sial on Tuesday inaugurated the recently renovated conference facility equipped with state-of-the-art video conferencing system at the SAARC Secretariat, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: NIC ASIA Bank has launched the facility of opening accounts through online portal. Issuing a statement, the bank said that it is the first of its kind product in the Nepali banking industry.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: UNDP Nepal and Himalayan Consensus Institute (HCI) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the establishment of a joint initiative for crisis and conflict mitigation in the Himalayan region, which has been highly affected by climate change.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The government has not made any serious efforts for getting exchange facility for demonetized Indian banknotes held by Nepalis.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has paved the way for stock brokerage firms to provide margin trading services to their clients.

KOHALPUR, Oct 31: The storage capacity for milk in Nepalgunj is insufficient to receive all milk produced in the far-western and mid-western regions, officials of Nepalgunj Milk Distribution Project, which is under Dairy Development Board, have said.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: A parliamentary probe committee investing alleged rigging and other irregularities in the 2013 Constituent Assembly (CA) election submitted its report at the penultimate sitting of the current parliament on Friday.

KATHMANDU, August 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is requesting his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to provide exchange facility for demonetized Indian currency in Nepal.

DUNAI (DOLPA), July 27: Locals vandalized health facility on Wednesday in a dispute on the center of Mudkechula rural municipality in Dolpa.

CHITWAN, July 4: Different cooperatives based in Gaidakot of Nawalparasi have taken initiated to open a cold storage warehouse in the area.

KATHMANDU, May 25: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID), United Nations Resident Coordinator (UNRC) and the World Food Program (WFP) on Thursday met at the Humanitarian Staging Area (HSA) to discuss sustainable methods to work together on better preparedness for crises.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) officials have almost given up hope that the southern neighbor would accept demonetized Indian banknotes that Nepalis hold.

KATHMANDU, May 12: The government is setting up an intraocular lens manufacturing facility for Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology (TIO) being run under the Nepal Eye Program.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Hoteliers have sought flexibility in allowing exchange of foreign currencies to foreign tourists. They have also said that the recent tightening of foreign currency exchange policy has 'invited serious problems toward providing service to foreign guests'.

KATHMANDU, April 22: The US has urged the government and the private sector of Nepal for maximum utilization of new duty-free tariff benefits by increasing exports of products granted preferential access by Trade Preferences Act for Nepal (TPA).

DARBUNG, April 2: The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has handed over a prefabricated health post in Darbung,  Gandaki Gaun Palika Ward 5, amidst an event which also included the ward being declared as fully immunized.

KATHMANDU, Mar 27: India has agreed to provide Nepalis exchange facility of up to IRs 4,500 per person.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Only 11 industries and companies have sought financial subsidies from the economic revival fund that the government set up to help the private sector hit by the 2015 earthquakes, Tarai turmoil and the unofficial blockade imposed by India.

KATHMANDU, March 4: Ending long-running uncertainty over the fate of demonetized Indian banknotes that Nepal holds, Indian Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley, has said that his government would settle the issue after finalizing exchange modality.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: A team of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) -- the central monetary authority of India -- is arriving Nepal on Tuesday to hold discussion on management of demonetized Indian banknotes that Nepali bank and financial institutions (BFIs) and general public possess.

SOLUKHUMBU, Jan 22: The absence of flight announcement facility at the busy Tenzin – Hillary Airport in Lukla has become somewhat of a problem for the passengers boarding the aircrafts.

Modern police facility in Rampur

January 15, 2017 13:29 pm

RAMPUR (Palpa), Jan 15: A modern facility has been constructed for one of Nepal's oldest police station, Keladi Police Post.

MYAGDI, Jan 13: A campaign has been launched to provide health insurance facility to each household in the district.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Running out of funds to extend new loans due to liquidity crunch, banks are now turning up to Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for financing facility.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation Deepak Khadka has said that the government was working in line with the policy of providing basic drinking water throughout the country within two years.

JCB starts 3S facility in Surkhet

December 8, 2016 09:17 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: MAW Earthmovers Pvt Ltd --  the sole distributor JCB Earthmoving and Construction Equipment -- has started a new 3S facility in Surkhet. Issuing a statement, the company said that the new facility will provide world class sale, service and spare parts facility.

Dahal asks Modi for IC exchange facility

November 15, 2016 05:37 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has made a phone call to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to provide exchange facility for the demonetized Indian currencies in circulation in Nepal.

NAWALPARASI, Nov 9: The Chisapani Hospital, a government health facility in Nawalparasi, has formally launched services from today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has provided Rs 1.99 billion worth of refinance facility over the first two months of the Fiscal Year 2016/17, up from Rs 670 million in the corresponding period of last fiscal year.

Qatar offers 96 hours transit facility

September 30, 2016 21:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: In order to promote Qatar as a world-class stopover destination, Qatar Airways, Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar's Ministry of Interior have announced a revised tourism visa scheme available to passengers transiting through Doha.

KATHMANDU, July 28: While the government has already set up an economic rehabilitation fund to provide interest subsidy and cheaper credit to businesses and industries battered by the recent Tarai turmoil and last year's earthquakes, there has not been a single demand from private sector for such facility.

KATHMANDU, June30 : Everest Bank Ltd (EBL) is building a free drinking water facility in the premises of Ratna Rajya High Secondary School, Old Baneshwar, Kathmandu, as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Australian envoy to Nepal, Glenn White and UNDP Country Director Renaud Meyer inaugurated two common facility centers in Nuwakot District recently.