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    Nepal wants to repatriate Bhutanese refugees

    Kathmandu,Nov 05:Though negotiations for the settlement of Bhutanese refugees currently living in Nepal have stalled for years, the Nepal government is pinning its hopes on the new government in Thimpu to repatriate refugees, Republica reports in its lead story. In past one decade, over 113,000 Bhutanese refugees in Nepal have chosen to settle in the third countries and 6,659 people have refused to go elsewhere. Therefore, the government will ask Bhutan to take those 6,659 people back to the home country,...

    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.

    PATA Nepal Chapter participated Silk Road Expo

    Kathmandu, Nov 1: The deligation led by Mr. Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Ex-Deputy Prime Minister along with 19 delegates including PATA Nepal Chapter dignitaries Mr. Sunil Sakya (Chairman), Mr. Suman Pandey (Immediate Past Chairman) and Mr. Lila Bhandari (Proxy Member) as well as the local government along with dignitaries of Karnali province took part in the  part in the 2018 Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road Expo held under the theme “Building a New Platform for Openness and Cooperation, Creating...

    Chinese to study possibilities of tourism

    Kathmandu, Oct 29: A team of 3 Chinese members have reached Bardiya to study about the tourism possibilities and to have exchange program of Nepali and Chinese tourists this Saturday. The team of Chinese tourist marched to Bardiya-2, in the leadership of Regional Chairman of Federation of Chinese Tourist Businessman, Lee Baohuha. They will be travelling to various destinations of Bardiya for jungle safari and rafting. The team has reached Bardiya after travelling to the birth place of Gautam...

    Malaysian Minister for Human Resources Kulasegaran to arrive in Kathmandu today

    Kathmandu, October 28 Malaysia’s Minister for Human Resources M Kulasegaran is scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu today a day ahead of a ceremony to sign a new labour agreement with Nepal. Kulagegaran and his Nepali counterpart Gokarna Bista are to ink the deal amid a special in Kathmandu on Monday. Nepal and Malaysia are yet to sign an official labour agreement despite labour relations for more than 15 years. A Nepali delegation visited Malaysia last month to give touches to...

    Nepal Army purchasing American arms worth Rs 1 billion

    Kathmandu,Oct 23: The Nepal Army is purchasing around 5,000 American rifles this year by spending around Rs 1 billion, according to a brief story in Annapurna Post. The national military organisation says the weapons will be used by personnel to be deployed in United Nations peacekeeping missions. Nepal is the fifth biggest contributor to peacekeeping missions of the global agency.

    Kuwait minister coming to Nepal to sign labour agreement

    Kathmandu, October 12 Kuwait’s labour minister is coming to Nepal next week to sign a labour agreement between the two countries. The agreement signed during the Kathmandu visit of Hind Sabeeh Barak Al-Sabeeh will govern the employment of Nepali migrant workers in the Gulf country. Earlier, the two countries were scheduled to sign the agreement in the first week of October. The schedule was postponed as Nepal cited lack of preparations. More than 30,000 Nepali women are working as...

    NRNA and NTB jointly conducts tourism Promotion

    Kathmandu, Oct 08: The Non-Resident Nepali Association and Nepal Tourism Board jointly coordinated a high-level interaction program on Nepal Tourism Promotion Abroad: Sustainable Strategies and Role of Diaspora on 8th October 2018, at Tourism Board office, Bhrikutimandap. In the program, Treasurer of NRNA, Som Sapkota highlighted the various promotional activities organized in Asian and European countries to promote Nepal in International Level. He also mentioned about the new ideas to promote Nepal and make Visit Nepal 2020 campaign successful....

    Japan agrees to provide grant of Rs 308 million

    Kathmandu, October 5 hfkfgåf/f tL; s/f]8 a9L cg’bfg ljBfno If]q ljsf; sfo{qmd -P;P;l8kL_ sfof{Gjog ug{ hfkfgåf/f ? #) s/f]8 *) nfv cg’bfg ;xof]u;DaGwL ;dembf/Lkqdf cy{ dGqfnodf z’qmaf/ x:tfIf/ ub}{ g]kfnsf nflu hfkfgsf /fhb”t df;fldrL ;fOuf] / ;x;lrj >Lskfn . t:jL/ M gjLg kf}8]n, /f;; The government of Japan has agreed to provide a grant assistance of Rs 308 millions for the School Sector Development Programme of Nepal for the fiscal year 2018. The Exchange of Notes, Grant Agreement...

    Chinese firm bags Tamor contract

    Kathmandu,Oct 04: Karobar reports in its lead story that the government has decided to assign a Chinese company for the construction of 762-megawatt Tamor Chisang Hydropower Project without calling applications for the free competition. The Ministry of Energy has launched procedures to award the licence to Sichuan NHE Hydraulic and Hydroelectric Engineering Company Limited as the firm filed an application some months ago, according to the report.

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