The recent news of Nepal exporting cement and clinker worth Rs 234.98 million in the first month of the current fiscal year marks a significant step forward for the nation's economy. This achievement underlines the latent potential of Nepal's cement industries and provides a compelling reason for the government to take proactive measures to tap into this sector's full capacity.

Let them ignore you

December 24, 2020 15:14 pm

You have so much of potential To get the power of dreams you have to struggle It's just the battle between your yesterday and today for better tomorrow So move towards the progress so that you grow in the times of sorrow

Nepal International Film Festival (NIFF) organized by Nepal Film and Culture Academy (NFCA) kicked off on Thursday at City Hall, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun has said that there were immense potentialities for the construction of waterways in Koshi, Gandaki, Narayani and Karnali rivers.

Chinese company Chongquin Machinary & Electronics Holding (Group) Co Ltd (CME) has partnered with People’s Energy Ltd (PEL) to construct the Khimti-2 Hydroelectricity Power Plant in Nepal. The 48.8 megawatt project of US$ 88 million is to be constructed in the Khimti River situated in the bordering areas of Dolakha and Ramechhap districts. The two companies signed a contract for this purpose on Friday.

DHANGADHI, July 1: Around two-thirds of the arable land in Province 7 does not have irrigation facilities. The other problems that farmers are facing include lack of improved seeds and fertilizers, according to Hema Raj Panta, a professor at Kailali Multiple Campus, Kailali.

Realizing energy potential

June 12, 2018 01:30 am

Nepal’s approach to developing its hydro-power for export to India appears to have missed the larger context of India’s developments

Nestled in Barahachhetra Municipality of eastern Sunsari district, Amaha Simsar has become a popular destination for internal tourists these days. The whole area of the Simsar (wetland) extends to 52 hectares.

LONDON, April 13: British submarines have manoeuvred within striking range of Syria as the United Kingdom decides on the course of potential military action against the Assad regime.

BEIJING, April 11:  The brewing China-U.S. trade conflict features two leaders who’ve expressed friendship but are equally determined to pursue their nation’s interests and their own political agendas.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31:  With the left alliance finalizing power-sharing deal in the provincial governments, aspirants for the chief minister’s post have intensified their lobbying with the party’s top guns. Left alliance will jointly form governments in six provinces.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Nepal offers $46 billion worth of investment opportunities by 2030 while fully meeting the national climate targets it has set under the Paris Agreement, according to a report by International Finance Corporation (IFC).

MUGU, Nov 25: Despite claims that all election booths are safe for tomorrow’s elections, the District Election Office has suspected potentials of booths being captured.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: A three-day conference titled ‘OLE Nepal: EdTech Conference 2017’organized by Open Learning Exchange Nepal came to an end on Friday with discussions on digital teaching and learning techniques practiced in six of the participating countries.

KATHMANDU, OCT 8: When the left-wing parties, aided by the powerful show of the then CPN Maoist, now the CPN (Maoist Center), a new entrant in the mainstream politics, clinched near two-thirds majority in the first Constituent Assembly (CA) elections in 2008, it came as a dream come true for Nepal’s left support base and longtime advocates of left unity.

Hundreds of hitis or dhunge dharas (stone water spouts) are spread around the Kathmandu Valley. According to the research done by Dr Sandhya Khanal (Parajuli), lecturer at Central Department of Nepali History, Culture and Archaeology (NeHCA) at Tribhuvan University, there were 204 hitis in Kathmandu, 63 in Patan and 97 in Bhaktapur in 2073 BS.

BAJURA, Aug 1: The mountain is 15,000 meters above the sea level. Even in the month of July or August it is not devoid of snow. For most part of the year it is fully covered with white snow. Small towns surround it from all sides at the base. There are numerous ponds in the area. And each of those ponds has their own story related to Hindu deities and devils. Budhinanda is simply a breathtakingly beautiful area in Bajura, whose beauty, however, is yet to be explored by tourists.

With the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) results published recently, students as well as their parents are in a dilemma on choosing the right school and subject for higher studies. While the students usually pick a school and the subjects of their choice based on their SEE results, there are many who later on regret their decision. Not every school is good just because it is in the city areas.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Now days, Ankeet Khadka is busy receiving positive response from the viewers for his role as assistant Inspector Kamal Prasad Adhikari in the film ‘Gham Pani’.

KATHMANDU, March 27: National football team head coach Gyotoku Koji has said that Nepal will have to play up to its mark if it wants to bag valuable away points from the Philippines match in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 3: Indian Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley, has said that Nepal holds tremendous potential as a destination for investment. Speaking at the Nepal Investment Summit 2017 in the capital on Thursday as the keynote speaker, the Indian Finance Minister also said that Nepal can utilize its vast natural resources for the development of the country.

NAWALPARASI, Jan 23: A team from the Department of Mines and Geology (DMG) has reached the largest potential iron mine of Nepal, which lies nine kilometers north of the East West Highway at Dhobadi-3 of Nawalparasi district, to carry out a detailed study.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Nepal’s potential for vegetable exports remain largely unexploited, according to findings of field survey and wider consultations held with various stakeholders.

Zone potential

December 1, 2016 00:15 am

The plan to develop super zones in each of the seven provinces is welcome news for farmers

POKHARA, Oct 26: Given the soil quality in the plains and the hills of the country coupled with the interest of farmers in floristry, flowers should not have fallen among the items to be imported for any festivals in Nepal. However, something is not in place. The nation imports huge quantities of flowers every year in Tihar and other festivals. As Tihar closes in, traders are struggling to import flowers from India.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Political leaders and female business leaders have called for the harnessing of the full potential of women in South Asia to boost economic growth of the region.

BENAULIM, India, Oct 16: While skeptics may question whether the BRICS countries, once seen as the drivers of global prosperity, have much relevance with their economies slowing down, there are several countries that are eager to join the bloc. Some have set up their own groups, complete with acronyms.

PALPA, Sept 13: Valentine's Day and Ranimahal temple in Palpa show strong connection these days. Unlike in the past, crowd of young and old couples reach out to the temple of love on the love day.

Facebook has denied using location data to suggest potential friends amid questions about the unsettling accuracy with which it puts forward “people you may know.”

Nepal, US affirm trade potential

June 17, 2016 10:02 am

KATHMANDU, June 17: The second US-Nepal Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) council meeting, held in the US capital -- Washington, DC, affirmed both the countries' belief that the bilateral trade and investment relationship has great potential that can be realized through adoption of enabling policies.

Full of potential

June 7, 2016 19:47 pm

Women's engagement in high-value export-led agriculture has contributed to their social, economic and political empowerment