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BHAIRAHAWA, Aug 8: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai, has said that the government has kept the construction of Gautam Buddha International Airport at top priority.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The government has formed a task force to study problems plaguing the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) and suggest measures to bring about improvements in the ailing national flag carrier.

It need not be emphasized how important Gautam Buddha International Airport is for Nepal—for alternative airport, for tourism and economic development of Province 5 and rest of the country and for capitalizing on Lumbini—the birthplace of Lord Buddha—as the international hub of Buddhist tourism.

KATHMANDU, July 29: The government has put in priority the adjustment of employees at center, provinces and local levels. Among the three-tiers, local-level is further prioritized because local levels are directly linked with the people's activities.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Nepal’s preparations for the 18th Asian Games, which is just around the corner, are on a rapid track. However, a major sport authority of the country sees the games more as a warm up for the next year’s South Asian Games (SAG) than an opportunity to win medals.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Probability of tabling the Medical Education Ordinance, 2075 is high on today’s House of Representatives meeting at 1 PM. While the ordinance was scheduled to be tabled last week itself, the opposition, Nepali Congress stalled the process demanding the original, and not the replaced one be presented.

KATHMANDU, July 12: CPN Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal urged the World Bank's representatives to consider investment in Nepal's highly prioritized sectors, stating that Nepal has already paved its path towards economic prosperity.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Tuesday reached Beijing on a six-day official visit to China, leading a 119-member Nepali delegation.

NEPALGUNJ, June 17: The pressure for resolving and settling cases has increased for the judicial committees in Banke of late, following  increasing awareness among people.

PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California, Berkley, Biswo Poudel, has closely studied Nepal’s economic trends. What does he think of this year’s budget? Where will Nepal be headed to economically in the days to come? Mahabir Paudyal and Raj Kumar KC met with him to take his insights.

POKHARA, June 8:  The government of Province 4 is publicizing its development plans and programs for 2018-2019 on Friday.

POKHARA, June 8: The government of Province 4 is publicizing its development plans and programs for 2018-2019 on Friday.

DAILEKH, May 8: Of late, the elected local representatives have started working on the various pledges they had made to the people before the elections held last year. Coincidentally, road connectivity has been the first priority for all local units as they have been spending a bulk of their budgets on road projects.

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has been engaged in Nepal as a development partner of Nepal since 1969. The support, which mainly includes grant assistance, concessional loan and technical cooperation, has been on wide range of sectors with twin aim of helping Nepal achieve socio-economic development and promoting friendship between the two countries. JICA has also been on the forefront in helping Nepal for reconstruction after the 2015 earthquakes.

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has been engaged in Nepal as a development partner of Nepal since 1969. The support, which mainly includes grant assistance, concessional loan and technical cooperation, has been on wide range of sectors with twin aim of helping Nepal achieve socio-economic development and promoting friendship between the two countries. JICA has also been on the forefront in helping Nepal for reconstruction after the 2015 earthquakes.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that developing cross-border railways between Nepal and China is a priority for Nepal government.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Newly-appointed Minister for Labour and Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista said that he would put his efforts to protect labourers and promote respect to labour.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Newly elected Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that he would assume his duties with a major focus on implementation of the Constitution drafted by the people.

RUPANDEHI, March 9: The government of province no 5 has put sustainable development of Lumbini in its top priority.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Pakistani Ambassador to Nepal Dr Mazhar Javed has said that his country attaches top priority to its relations with Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Boosting agricultural production and exports for narrowing the trade deficit are priorities in all periodic plans and fiscal policies, but these priorities never get implemented in reality. Ginger is among several competitive products affected by such inaction.

MORANG, Dec 14: Newly elected parliamentarian, Dr Minendra Rijal, has said that development and prosperity are the bases for nation building.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Demand for camera-based phones has increased in recent years in Nepal, according to mobile phone traders. The launch of new mobile phone brands with attractive features has increased the competition among mobile phone sellers.

After winning a seat in the House of Representatives from constituency 3 of Mahottari, coordinator of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), Mahantha Thakur is on cloud nine.

RASUWA, September 7: Two hydropower projects under the subordination of the Chilime Hydropower Company Limited are issuing the Initial Public Offerings (IPOS).

KATHMANDU, September 6: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the study, teaching, research and extension of agriculture and forestry were a matter of national necessity and priority.

KATHMANDU, September 4: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government was making the necessary preparations keeping the topic of conducting the local level election in Province No 2, and the election of the state assembly and the House of Representatives in a free, fair and fear-free environment, in top priority.

Kathmandu: Yuwalaya on Friday made public a report of their year-long media monitoring study held on 10 leading national dailies.

'Nepal is Koica's priority country'

September 2, 2017 03:27 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Korea International Cooperation Agency (Koica) has organized a workshop on Koica Volunteers Program for its partner organizations Friday.

KATHMANDU, August 3: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Thursday said increasing investment both domestic and foreign has been the priority of the government.

Dharan is considered a unique town due to its cultural, social and geographical features. In the recently concluded second phase of the local level elections, Tara Subba, CPM-UML candidate garnered maximum votes and was elected as the mayor of Dharan Sub-metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that the government would take forward economic diplomacy with high priority.

KATHMANDU July 6: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun attended the Opening Ceremony of the 23rd Lanzhou Investment and Trade Fair and High-end Forum for Cooperation and Development along the Silk Road in Lanzhou, China today.

SOLUKHUMBU, July 6: Teaching and learning through English medium will start in all community schools of Dudhkausika rural municipality.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Newly elected Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said completing the three-tier election on time was the top priority of his government.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Newly appointed Minister for Finance Gyanendra Bahadur Khadka has said that his priorities would be on creating investment-friendly environment in the country for both domestic and foreign investors.

BARDIYA, June 3:Locals in Bardia have stressed prioritizing the construction of embankment along rivers, road connectivity to the highways and infrastructural development for making Bardiya a 'prosperous city'.

Surya Prasad Ghimire, 53, is the principal of Pragati Shikshya Sadan Higher Secondary School, Lalitpur. Established in 1950, the school currently has 32 teaching staffs and around 600 students. Originally from Lainpur, Ghimire has been dedicated in the field of teaching for 33 years now. He was awarded ‘Bishesh Sewa Samman’ by Focus Nepal in 2016. Here, Ghimire talks about his experience and challenges in conversation with Republica’s Sonam Lama.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Unlike during the previous elections in Nepal, there won't be many foreign media persons reporting on the upcoming local elections which are taking place nearly after two decades.

JUMLA, May 9: With the election date approaching nearer, locals of Jumla are determined to participate in the polls and vote for the candidates who will develop transportation in the district.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Minister for Industry Nabindra Raj Joshi on Tuesday said that the government has requested industrialists to provide construction materials required for reconstruction at lower price.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Minister for Industry Nabindra Raj Joshi on Tuesday said that the government has requested industrialists to provide construction materials required for reconstruction at lower price.

Kathmandu, March 6: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that problem of unemployment could be addressed only through the modernization and commercialization of agriculture.

POKHARA, Feb 11: Minister for Health Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that Nepali Congress (NC) has the lead role in constitution's implementation.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Fourteen different networks campaigning for quality education in the country have expressed concern over what they called the school restructuring and reconstruction not picking up speed despite the passage of more than one and half years of the Gorkha Earthquake.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The government has informed the international community that its priority is to hold elections at the earliest in order to implement the new constitution.

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 28: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Saturday said that the change of government is the issue of priority.

Priority project

January 11, 2017 00:25 am

Nepal needs to remove legal barriers such as difficult taxation and unclear policies in order to encourage foreign investment