BANKE, Sept 23: The construction of road networks in and around Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City is taking place at a good pace. This has contributed to building other development infrastructures. Recently, 116 kilometers of road in the city was blacktopped and the development infrastructures in the rural areas too have made significant progress.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has instructed the Beema Samiti (Insurance Board) to expand the insurance coverage to far-flung areas.

KATHMANDU, August 15: At a time when Nepali insurance companies are largely focused on expanding their business in Bagmati Province, the finance minister has reiterated the government’s priority to increase insurance accessibility in rural areas.

KATHMANDU, June 21: People's representatives have complained that the populace in rural areas has been deprived of clean drinking water for the past five years as ‘large’ projects aimed at catering to larger populations fall under the jurisdiction of the federal government.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Students studying in Shree Devishwar Adharbhut School of Umakunda Rural Municipality-4 in Ramechhap have been provided warm clothes and other educational materials.

Dashain vibes on the outskirts of Valley

September 30, 2021 14:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: While markets in the urban areas of Nepal are nowadays flooded with people buying new clothes and other items for the upcoming Dashain festival, Maili Maya Tamang is busy chalking her house located in Kafalchaur of Changunarayan Municipality, on the outskirts of the Kathmandu Valley.

NEW DELHI, Sept 2: India has dramatically increased COVID-19 vaccination rates in its vast rural hinterland, where around 65% of the country’s nearly 1.4 billion people live. But supply constraints remain for the world’s largest maker of vaccines and experts say it’s unlikely India will reach its target of vaccinating all adults by the end of the year.