KATHMANDU, June 13: Medical equipment donated by three EU Member States – Slovenia, Austria and Malta - arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport Sunday morning. The EU Member States have supplied the equipment through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism to assist Nepal in its fight against this terrible second wave of Covid-19.
Child Development Society (CDS) in coordination with World Vision International Nepal supported a total of 10 oxygen cylinders with hygiene and safety materials to Chandragiri Municipality, Balaju-16 and Kirtipur Municipality on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, June 6: Dozens of celebrities, national figures and Nepali nationals across the globe have come together to join hands with ‘Save Nepal Global Alliance’ to support Nepal to battle the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
China has played an important role in Nepal’s fight against the pandemic. In light of the recent cooperation between the two countries, Republica had an extensive conversation with Hou Yanqi, ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Nepal, late last week. Here is an edited version of the conversation.
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) venture capital arm ADB Ventures has provided the Good Bricks System, a non-fired brick making solution in Nepal, a $125,000 grant to reduce the industry’s harmful impact on the environment and health. The grant gives ADB Ventures the option to make a future equity investment in the Good Bricks System.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The government has signed a financing agreement with the World Bank today for an additional grant of US$10.85 million to the School Sector Development Program (SSDP) to maintain access to basic education and continued learning for children amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Even during the lockdown caused by Coronavirus, a small number of Nepalis representing different political parties gathered in South Harrow in London on May 22 with an enlarged new political map of Nepal. Due to coronavirus situation, protest letters were sent to Indian High Commission in London by post, the process which was followed by the Nepali expatriates and diaspora communities in Cyprus, Qatar, Belgium, Portugal, and Spain. Irrespective of differences in their political stances, they came together. This indicates that whether or not they support the current government in Nepal on internal matters, they truly believe that historically the land included in the new map belongs to Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Jan 11: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has sent a message of condolence to the governor general of Australia, David Hurley, on the loss of human lives, floras and faunas, and large-scale displacement of people, extensive damages to property and other infrastructure by a bushfire.
Some of Marvel’s top Avengers have assembled to support a $5 million donation to benefit seriously ill children in hospitals around the globe. Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd and Brie Larson helped unveil the donation of money and toys to benefit charities and children’s hospitals at Disney Resort in Anaheim, California, on Friday.
KANCHANPUR, Oct 30: Locals along with Germany volunteers have joined their hands for the construction of a building of Siddha Bhim Primary School at Shuklaphanta municipality-11, Kaluwapur in Kanchanpur.
Cases like Bista’s aren’t the only ones of its kind. Siddhi Memorial Foundation in Bhaktapur has an elderly home where people wishing to join on their own isn’t uncommon. Differences in the family, not wishing to become a burden on their children, loneliness and wanting to receive proper medical care are common narratives.
MCC has announced its intention to introduce into its overseas touring programme a series of Legacy Tours, aimed at leaving a sustainable and meaningful impact in developing cricket nations. The first country that MCC will visit as part of the new initiative is Nepal.
KATHMANDU, July 22: Expressing solidarity with the ongoing fast-unto-death protest of Dr Govinda KC, over a dozen editors of the mainstream media in the country have appealed to the government to address his demands without any further delay.
KATHMANDU, July 21: The political parties always support Dr Govinda KC when they are in opposition but oppose him when they are in government. It is as though they are only using him for their own political interests.
KATHMANDU, July 19: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), the third-largest political party in the Federal Parliament, is mulling over withdrawing its support to the KP Oli-led government, expressing discontent over the recent 'unpopular moves' of the government.
INARUWA, July 16: Nepali Congress parliamentary party deputy leader Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar has said the Nepali Congress was ready to extend constructive support to the government despite being the main opposition party in parliament, in deference to the democratic system.
JUMLA, July 15: Nepali Students’ Union took to the streets of Jumla urging the government to back its decision on a revised medical ordinance bill. NSU expressed support with Dr. Govinda KC and his cause as they disobeyed prohibitory zone orders.
KATHMANDU, July 7: A demonstraiton has been held in the capital in suport of Seninor Surgeon Dr Govinda KC who is staging a fast-unto-death demanding reforms in medical sector in Jumla since last eight days.
I have a list of medicines, some homeopathic, and others chemical based that I consume every day. Most of the time, they are scattered all over my room but I’ve never known why I need to rely on them. No matter how absurd it might sound, I actually don’t know why. I stand in front of my dressing table, and my eyes shift to the reflection of a medical gel. I find myself staring at it. It’s not easy for me to avoid all the medicines that I have lying in every corner of my room.
KATHMANDU, May 10: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is visiting Nepal on Friday, has announced to extend support to implement "Samriddha Nepal, Sukhi Nepali" plan unveiled by the KP Oli government.
MANILA, Philippines, May 5: Nepal has sought investment from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on major infrastructure projects that can link urban and rural areas, support the implementation of federalism, provide grants for the earthquake reconstruction efforts, and finance programs to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
SOLUKHUMBU, April 30: With the child marriages unbridled in the district, local representatives have started taking action against them. The child marriage which was scheduled to take place recently has been canceled at Thulung Dudhkoshi rural municipality in the district.
BEIJING, April 25: China failed to get India's support for its ambitious Belt and Road infrastructure project at the end of a foreign ministers' meeting of a major security bloc on Tuesday, ahead of an ice-breaking trip to China this week by India's prime minister.
KATHMANDU, April 23: Expressing serious dissatisfaction with the current leadership of the party, Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader KB Gurung has proposed dissolving all party committees and holding fresh general convention to elect new leadership to give new life to the party, which faced a humiliating defeat in the recent elections.