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  • Nearly 7,000 Nepali workers died in 10 years

    Kathmandu,Nov 05: Lead stories in Naya Patrika and The Kathmandu Post report that total 6,921 Nepali people working abroad died in past 10 years. Quoting a report published by the Foreign Employment Promotion Board under the government of Nepal, Naya Patrika says total 1,178 persons sustained significant injuries whereas 18 are still in coma. Likewise, the country earned Rs 4.48 trillion remittances from them in past 10 years, according to The Kathmandu Post report.

    New agreement lets Nepalis work in Malaysia at zero cost

    Kathmandu, October 29 Nepal and Malaysia on Monday have signed a labour agreement, according to which the Kuala Lumpur government will let Nepali workers take up employment opportunities in Malaysia at zero cost. It means the employers will have to cover all costs involved in the recruitment process including flight tickets. The visa will be granted free of cost. Nepal’s Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista and Malaysia’s Minister for Human Resources M Kulasegaran signed the...

    Malaysian employers to cover costs of Nepali migrants’ employment

    Kathmandu,Sept 30: Karobar and Nagarik report that the Kuala Lumpur government has agreed that employers cover all costs involved in recruitment of Nepali migrant workers. Officials of the two countries held a meeting in Kuala Lumpur on Friday and agreed to resume the recruitment that has been stalled for past four months, Nagarik reports, adding, Malaysian officials will come to Kathmandu after around two weeks to sign an agreement in this regard

    Pasang Sherpa awarded for contributing long time in tourism

    Kathmandu, Sep 28: Tourist guide Ang Pasang Sherpa of Okhaldhunga has been awarded for contributing in tourism development for long time. Sherpa has been working in the tourism sector past 22 years. He has also helped in trekking and rock climbing sector that’s why Trekking Guide Association of Nepal and Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal has honored Sherpa. State Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Dhanbahadur Buda honored Sherpa in a ceremony. “Sherpa was involved in tourism sector...

    Effort to revive greenery in Kathmandu

    When Kathmandu hosted the fourth BIMSTEC Summit last month, empty spaces of the city turned into gardens. But the places got their original form back after a week. This, however, is not a concern for normal Kathmanduites. But, for artist Milan Rai, the withering of plants after the conclusion of such events is a matter of dismay. “When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Kathmandu in May this year, I posted a live video on my Facebook from Tinkune,...

    Nepal’s Sandeep Lamichhane featured on ESPNcricinfo’s Most Countries Played In list

    Kathmandu, September 21 Nepal’s young cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane has been featured on the list of cricketers who played in most countries published by international cricket website ESPNcricinfo. The website’s The Cricket Monthly says Lamichhane is among six players who have played in most countries in past one year. He has played in nine countries, according to the website. The website has described Lamichhane’s inclusion on the list as a “heartening appearance… testimony to his talent and potential.” The list has Mohammad...

    Nepali women celebrate Teej with fasting, songs and dances

    Kathmandu, September 12 The Teej festival, also called Haritalika, is being observed by Nepali women, Hindus in particular, throughout the country on Wednesday. Women fast and wish for a prosperous life of their spouses on this festival, which falls on the third day of the waxing moon in the lunar month of Bhadra. Women rejoice with various delicious dishes known as ‘dar’ a day before Teej and fast on the next day as per the tradition. Women on this...

    Chinese trained to Nepali youths

    Kathmandu, Sep 11:  The six-month long computer training course provided to Nepali youths by a Chinese organization has been concluded on Monday. The program entitled ”Enable Nepalese youths for life skills development through computer training” was conducted by Good Will Foundation based in Tibetan Autonomous Region of China in coordination with a Nepali organization Samajik Rupantaran Nepal.  Amid a function organized in Lokanthali of Bhaktapur today, the youths were provided with certificates by the representatives of the Chinese organization and officials...

    Nepal army not to participate in BIMSTEC military exercise

    Kathmandu,Sept 09: The Kathmandu Post reports in its lead story for the day that Nepal has decided to withdraw from a joint military exercise among member states of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) owing to severe criticisms from various sections of society. Prime Minsiter KP Sharma Oli has directed the Nepali Army to stop preparations for the event while the military troop was all set to leave for Pune of India today, according to...

    Closing ceremony of 18th Asian Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia

    The closing ceremony of the 18th Asian Games is held at the Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) Main Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sept. 2, 2018.(Xinhua/Huang Zongzhi) 

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