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JICA support for Pokhara

Kathmandu, May 6 -- The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Nepal government signed an agreement this week on a Masterplan Study for the Waste Water Management in Pokhara. Despite be... Read More


First female CEO

Kathmandu, May 6 -- United Insurance Company announced Upasana Poudel as its new Chief Executive Office, making her Nepal's first female CEO in an insurance company. An MBA graduate from Delhi Univers... Read More


TATA for health

Kathmandu, May 6 -- Tata Motors Nepal has announced a 'Safety Car for Safety Warriors' scheme, there are which health workers battling the Covid-19 crisis in the front lines are eligible for Rs200,000... Read More


Vaccines are the only solution

Kathmandu, May 6 -- The second wave of Covid-19 is breaking across Nepal with devastating effect. Fueled by new and deadly variants, thevirus is replicating faster here than in India(when adjusted for... Read More


Cataloguing Nepal's idols to stop theft

Kathmandu, May 5 -- Ulrich von Schroeder first came to Nepal as a student of architecture in the summer of 1965 aged 22, backpacking overland from Switzerland. While other young westerners hung around... Read More


This is war

Kathmandu, May 5 -- Nepal's first wave of the coronavirus last year now looks like a ripple, and what the country is now witnessing is the main eruption. A lot of the attention is on Kathmandu Valley... Read More


Microcosms of a pandemic

Kathmandu, May 5 -- Every day, many Nepalis across the country religiously tune in to the Health Ministry's website, Facebook or Twitter at 4PM. It is thesame grim statistics every day:another day, an... Read More


Medical students deprived of Covid-19 vaccines

Kathmandu, May 5 -- Ever since he was a child, Ramesh* knew he wanted to be a doctor to serve society and "do something good for others". Even now, as an MBBS student at B P Koirala Institute of Healt... Read More


Pokhara locked down

Kathmandu, May 5 -- Kaski has become the latest in the list of districts to be placed under strict lockdown following the surge in new variant of SARS-CoV-2 as Nepal battles the devastating second wav... Read More


Coping with anxiety in new lockdown

Kathmandu, May 4 -- 2020 was a blur and I was hoping 2021 would bring an end to the pandemic, so we could start moving on with our lives. But the surge in Covid-19 cases in India is causinga second wa... Read More