Nepal Announces 30-day Employment for Unemployed

Kathmandu,May 15 : In a move extending job opportunities to unemployed locals, the Nepal Government has announced a special 30-day employment program. The program is expected to cover around 106, 872 unemployed Nepalis waiting for job opportunities across the local units. The government has allotted a total of NPR 2.36 billion budget for this program. In this regard, each local government body has already received a minimum NPR 500,000-10 million for job creation to all the unemployed locals. Now,...

GYP and GLTS Sign MoU for “2nd SAARC Youth Conference 2019” Collaboration

Kathmandu,May 14 : Mr Diwakar Aryal, President, Global Youth Parliament(GYP) and Raoman Smita, Founding General Secretary, Global Law Thinkers Society(GLTS), Bangladesh,  have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the aim of organizing “2nd SAARC Youth Conference and Leadership Award 2019” in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The MoU will benefit both the organizations and those youth who are actively working to strengthen democracy, to promote youth leadership, entrepreneurship, climate action and peace in the SAARC region by jointly conducting “2nd SAARC...

Journalists under investigation

Kathmandu,May 13 : Three journalists at the Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Nepal’s national news agency, are being probed for disseminating a news item regarding the Dalai Lama. RSS journalists working at the English desk of the news agency–Mohani Risal, Somnath Lamichhanne and Jivan Bhandari–face the probe for translating and disseminating a wire report about the Dalai Lama being discharged from a hospital in New Delhi and his return to Dharamshala on April 27 after treatment. Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul...

Anushka Shrestha Wins ‘Miss Nepal 2019’ Title !

Kathmandu,May 10 : Finally, the most-awaiting Nepal beauty pageant ‘Miss Nepal 2019’ is back with its new princess! The exciting grand finale of ‘Miss Nepal 2019’, held at Laboratory School, Kirtipur on May 09, 2019, saw Anushka Shrestha winning the main title, fighting out all the 25 contestants in the race. Yes, now Anushka Shrestha is officially the ‘Miss Nepal 2019’! As part of the event, the ‘Miss Nepal 2018’ title holder Shrinkhala Khatiwada handed over the crown to...

Priority To Youth In Economic Activities

Kathmandu,April 10 : Jagat Bahadur Sunar Bishwakarma, Minister for Youth and Sports, said that that the Government of Nepal placed high priority in engaging youth in economic activities by ensuring their access to science and information technology as well as start-up financing through Youth Self-employment Fund. He attended the 8th ECOSOC Youth Forum being held at the United Nations Headquarters from 08 and 09 April 2019. The theme of this year’s Youth Forum is “Youth: Empowered, Included and Equal”....

Nepal signs preliminary deal with Japan to export labour

Kathmandu, March 25 Nepal has signed a preliminary agreement with Japan to pave the way for the Tokyo to import Nepali labour in the future. The MoU between the two countries was inked in the presence of Labour Minister Gokarna Bista, who said that Japan stands to become a popular destination for Nepali labourers. The minister also thanked the Japanese government for agreeing to sign the deal. Following the deal, a new unit will be set-up at the Ministry...

Attention drawn to demands of workers associated with tourism sector

Kathmandu, March 22: Workers associated with tourism sector have drawn attention of the bodies concerned, saying the companies have not provided service and facilities as per the agreement. Organizing a news conference here on Thursday, UniTravel, an organisation of tourism workers, demanded implementation of the past agreement made regarding service and facilities of tourism workers. It also put forth nine-point demand and added that it would be compelled to launch agitation if they were not addressed. The organisation also...

Japanese Ambassador Inaugurates a Children’s Home

Kathmandu,March 19:Ambassador of Japan to Nepal Masamichi Saigo inaugurated a care home in Samundra Devi Khola, Nuwakot District for children in vulnerable conditions, such as unaccompanied street-living and being in extremely poor families. The Project for the Construction of a Children’s Home in Nuwakot District is funded under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) of the Government of Japan. The total grant for the project is USD 81,729 (approximately Rs. 8.9 million). At the care home,...

Nepal, Japan conclude worker recruitment negotiation; agreement within March

Kathmandu, March 13 After spending months in rounds of meetings at different levels, officials of Nepal and Japan have finally agreed on terms and conditions of a memorandum of cooperation regarding the recruitment of Nepali migrant workers in Japan. Officials say the two countries will sign the agreement within March and the implementation will begin the next month. An official of the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security informs that the Ministry is forwarding the draft of the...

Number of students leaving Nepal rises

Kathmandu,Feb 07: The number of students leaving Nepal for higher studies has increased two times. In the past four years, over 250,000 students have left Nepal to study abroad. The students have left Nepal to go 71 counties, out of which the most chosen destination is Australia which is closely followed by India and Japan.

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