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BU Study Explores Strife Of Nepal’s Female Migrant Workers

Kathmandu,Jan 06:Bournemouth University is collaborating with Liverpool John Moores University on a study into conditions surrounding female migrant workers in Nepal. BU and Liverpool John Moores University are collaborating on a study looking into working conditions for Nepalese migrant workers, alongside two Nepalese organisations, Green Tara Nepal and POURAKHI Nepal. POURAKHI, meaning self-reliant in Nepalese, is an organisation of women migrant workers established in 2003. It aims to ensure the rights of women migrant workers and their families in...

Energy Minister discusses cooperation possibilities with US Ambassador

Kathmandu, January 3 Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barsha Man Pun, has discussed possibilities of cooperation for the development of energy sector in Nepal with the United States Ambassador Randy Berry. The diplomat had gone to the Minister’s office in Singhadarbar on Thursday to discuss various issues of bilateral concern. During the meeting, the Minister appealed to the diplomat to help Nepal get more foreign investment as the country now had an appropriate environment for investors following...

Economic Cooperation Between Sri Lanka And Nepal

Kathmandu,Jan 02:The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Nepal together with Nepal- Sri Lanka Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized a Programme on “Promotion of Economic relations between Sri Lanka and Nepal” at the Hotel Radission on Friday, 28th December 2018. Swarna Perera, the Ambassador and Ramesh Maharjan, President of Nepal- Sri Lanka Chamber of Commerce & Industry graced the occasion. The President of Nepal Association of Tour Operators (NATO), President of Nepal Association of Tour & Travel Agents (NATTA)...

Government appoints 5 new ambassadors, recalls 3

Kathmandu,Dec 28: Annapurna Post, The Himalayan Times, Rajdhani and The Kathmandu Postall report that the Cabinet has recommended five ambassadors and recalled three appointed to various countries by the Sher Bahadur Deuba government. The nominated ambassadors are: Ganesh Prasad Dhaka (Thailand), Bhrigu Dhungana (Canada), Dipak Adhikari (France), Durga Bahadur Bhandari (Kuwait) and Mani Prasad Bhattarai (Permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva). The three recalled ambassadors are: Arjun Bhattarai (South Korea), Bharat Bahadur Rayamajhi (Spain) and Chop Lal Bhusal (Bangladesh). However,...

Classic Spanish Dance Performs In Kathmandu

Kathmandu,Dec 23:A dance group from Spain performed classic Spanish dance performance recently in Kathmandu. Performed by the dancers from the company Iberica de Danza, a Spanish dance performance by Manuel Segovia, Violeta Ruiz del Valle and troupe from Spain. Ibérica de Danza, which was created in 1993 by Manuel Segovia and Violeta Ruiz del Valle, the group has displayed group, duet and single classic and modern dances. With so many varieties, the group distinguishes itself through its research, defense,...

USseeks Nepal’s key role in Indo-Pacific

Kathmandu,Dec 20:The historic meeting between the foreign ministers of Nepal and the United States has generated quite a bit of analysis in the press. While Republica says that the US has sought Nepal’s central role in its ‘Indo-Pacific’ strategy–widely seen as a counter to the Chinese One Belt One Road initiative. The paper reports that the Indo-Pacific strategy is part of the US bid to contain China’s rise in the region. The Kathmandu Post, meanwhile, says that the move could invite friction between...

New dimension in Nepal-US relations: Foreign Minister Gyawali

Washington, Dec 19: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday agreed to widen the seven-decade-long Nepal-US relations and capitalize this for serving mutual interests.Talking to RSS after the meeting, Minister for Foreign Affairs Gyawali said, “We made shared commitment to widen the Nepal-US relations in a way to enhance mutual benefits”.Minister Gyawali further said the Nepal government is opting for advancing its campaign ‘Happy Nepali, Prosperous Nepal’ through trade, investment...

Yogi Adityanath in Janakpur for Bibaha Panchami celebration

Janakpurdham, December 12 India’s controversial Hindu leader and the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, on Wednesday morning, landed in the holy city of Janakpurdham to celebrate the annual festival of Bibaha Panchami. The festival culturally marks the centuries-old ties the two countries have shared as it commemorates the mythical wedding between Sita from Janakpur of Nepal and Ram from Ayodhya of India. Yogi Adityanath came to the Nepali city today leading wedding attendants from the groom’s side....

EU Chamber to activate for the tourism promotion

Kathmandu, Dec 10:The Annual General Assembly of the European Economic Chamber (EEC) Nepal has approved annual plans and programs for 2019. The Annual General Assembly chaired by President Mr. Binayak Shah on December 7, 2018 agreed to activate Nepal Business Forum in Europe for the promotion of bilateral trade, investment and tourism. The Annual General Assembly deliberated ways and means to capitalize the favorable European Union (EU) trade regime available to Nepalese exports. Under Everything but Arms (EBA) scheme,...

The cost of PM’s 0.1 million dollar award

Katmandu,Dec 03:The Himalayan Times reports in its lead story that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli received USD 100,000 in the award from the controversial Universal Peace Federation, but it has also raised a serious ethical question. Kantipur says many leaders of his Nepal Communist Party have expressed their dissatisfaction over the PM’s decision to accept the award. Naya Patrika reports that the award cannot be evidence of his good governance as it was decided just after around four weeks of his appointment as...

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