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  • Nepal launching feasibility study from November to open waterways in key rivers

    Kathmandu, September 26 Nepali officials have said they will carry out an onsite feasibility study from November in a bid to open waterways in key rivers of the country. The decision was made after a team visited various places in neighbouring India to study the operation of ships in the rivers there. Joint Secretary at the Water and Energy Commission Secretariat, Madhav Belbase, who led Nepali officials study visit to India, says, “An Indian team will come to Nepal and we...

    Nepali town turns to the past for solutions to current water crisis

    Kathmandu,Sept 25: Experts hope that reviving an ancient water system of canals, ponds and rainwater harvesting can help Bhaktapur resolve its water shortages and better cope with floods in the crowded Kathmandu valley On a Saturday afternoon in Bhaktapur, once one of the three historical kingdoms of the Kathmandu Valley, Sita Laxmi Kilambu and her neighbours are not at home enjoying their weekend brunch. Instead, they are donating their sweat to a cause that they hold dear—revitalising a near-dead...

    Nepal tiger population up by 37 in past five years

    Kathmandu, September 23 The government on Sunday made public the report of a recent tiger census. According to the report, there are 235 tigers across the country, which is 37 more than the 2013 count. According to the report, Chitwan National Park is the biggest habitat for the big cat. It is home to 93 tigers. Likewise, Bardiya National Park has 87 adult tigers, followed by 21 in Banke National Park, 18 in Parsa National Park, and 16 in...

    Rudrakasha farms under CCTV surveillance

    Kathmandu,Sept 21:Rudraksha farmers in Bhojpur district of eastern Nepal have begun deploying CCTVs for surveillance of their cultivation as thieves began attacking the lucrative product used for religious purposes, reports Kantipur anchor story. The farmers would guard the farms themselves till last year, but they have embraced the modern technology spending some thousand rupees now as the monetary benefit of the plant increased with the rise in its use, the report informs.

    Himalayan Trout Festival review: Nepali trouts get international makeover

    Kathmandu,Sept 20: The best thing about international chain hotels in Kathmandu is the food served there. The chefs who have travelled all across the world come up with different ways to prepare unique foods using local ingredients, which is sure to please everyone’s palate. One the leading hotels of the city, Radisson Hotel has tried something different as it has launched the Himalayan Trout Festival at the Olive Garden. Initially planned to go on for 10 days, they have...

    What Nepal can learn from Singapore

    Kathmandu,Sept 19:“We will turn Nepal into Singapore” is what Nepalis have heard politicians say during their election campaigns. This is not the case just in Nepal; politicians from most developing Asian nations echo similar slogans during their electioneering. Perhaps they speak this sentence without thinking what turned Singapore into the most developed nation in East Asia in less than three decades. There were various factors that helped the island nation jump from the third world to the first world....

    PM directs Nepal’s oldest uni to produce globally marketable human resources

    Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli addresses a meeting of Tribhuvan University officials in Kathmandu, on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Kathmandu, September 18 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday directed Tribhuvan University, the country’s largest and oldest university, to produce qualified human resources that sell in the global market. He also suggested that the university concentrate its efforts on academic revival and qualitative development. He said the university should understand sentiments of the new generation as it is smarter...

    Seeking holy water in Nepal’s Himalayas

    Kathmandu,Sept 17: Every year, on the full moon in August, Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims make the difficult trek to Gosaikunda Lake, a high altitude lake in Nepal’s Himalayas A long exposure morning view of Gosaikunda Lake on the full moon day of August 26, 2018. The Himalayan high altitude lake is situated at the altitude of 4380m from the sea level in Langtang National Park of Rasuwa District of Nepal. The lake has ecological, cultural and religious values. Every...

    Prime Minister promises qualitative change in Nepal’s education

    Kathmandu, September 16 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has claimed his government will bring a qualitative change in the country’s education sector. Inaugurating the seventh general assembly of the Fer-Western University at his official residence in Baluwatar as the University’s Chancellor, the Prime Minister also stressed result-oriented performance of government bodies as well as other institutions. He said, “I do not look at people’s faces. What I am concerned about is results of their performance.” In another context, Oli stated...

    Afghan team in Nepal to study peace process

    A meeting between Nepal Communist Party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and a team of Afghanistan High Peace Council, in Kathmandu, on Thursday, September 13, 2018. Kathmandu, September 13 A team from Afghanistan High Peace Council has come to Nepal to study about the country’s successful transition from the decade-long armed conflict to peace. The team on Thursday held a meeting with Nepal Communist Party Chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who led the conflict and later contributed...

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