CHITWAN, Dec 19: The Dhurmus Suntali Foundation, a social organisation established by comedians Sitaram Kattel and Kunjana Ghimire, which has taken the charge of the construction of Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium, has started selling fruits, nuts, bottled water and readymade snacks in a bid to collect funds to support the project.
KATHMANDU, July 22: As a gesture of their continued support to the cause of medical education reform spearheaded by Dr Govinda KC, a group of civil society members has started a mass sit-in protest from Sunday at Kathmandu Durbar Square.
KATHMANDU, June 27: The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) has threatened to stop its financial support for the under-construction Sikta Irrigation Project in Banke as the contractor didn’t carry out the construction work as per the deadline.
KATHMANDU, June 4: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has hinted at extending conditional support to Nepali Congress president and prime ministerial candidate Sher Bahadur Deuba but dismissed possibility of joining the government.
Sipradi Trading Ltd, the authorized distributor of Tata Motors for Nepal, started its 'Test Drive for Education' campaign in September this year. Sipradi has been providing parents of students at various Kathmandu schools its vehicles for test driving and donates Rs 500 to that school for every test drive. The donation goes toward developing the schools infrastructure and providing scholarships to underprivileged students. Ashim Neupane of Republica talked to Hemant Puranik, the country manager for Tata Motors Ltd for Nepal, to know more about the campaign. Excerpts:
POKHARA, July 19: Parts of the hill supporting dam of the 144 MW Kaliandaki ‘A’ Hydropower Project in Syangja district have started eroding due to continuous floods in the river, according to officials of the project.