We are trying to have more Nepali workers in Japan: Deputy Assistant Minister IwamotoBy TRN Online
In 2019, we signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for accepting specified skilled workers in Japan. Gradually we are having more workers within this framework.
Single phase polls cost-effective: CEC ThapaliyaBy The Rising Nepal
The government has set the date of the elections for the local levels for May 13 this year, and the Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) has expedited the preparations for the polls, second edition of the polls to select representatives for the local governments after the country was ushered into the federal structure. The polls are crucial to solidify the foundations of the federalism, take the government and public services at the doorsteps of the public and exercise grassroots democracy. In this...
Liquidity shortage will not affect economic growth: KhanalBy TRN Online
Only if the situation gets worse, the government could use a stimulus package. However, the current situation is not like that. In addition to it, the government has not been able to spend expenditures envisaged in the budget.
I cannot stop coming to Nepal annually, says veteran climber MessnerBy RSS
Born in Italy in 1944, the world's famed mountaineer, researcher, filmmaker and travel writer Reinhold Messner was on a tour of Nepal recently. Messner has scaled all 14 eight thousand Himalayan peaks. He has an affectionate inclination to Nepal's art, culture and tourism. The 77-year-old Messner has a deep interest in Nepal's Himalayan trekking. His love for Nepal is reflected in his 50th tour to Nepal.
Nobody will die untimely death due to lack of medical treatment -Health Minister KhatiwadaBy RSS
On infected people reportedly dying for want of timely treatment and medical treatment expenses, he said such a situation would not take place wherein people would not lose their lives without medical treatment. Hospitals have attended to patients with their capacity and workforces available. Efforts are underway to increase workforces and beds at government hospitals. They are also cost-effective. Bir Hospital will add 500 beds.
'Season of bloom coming in Nepal-India ties'By The Rising Nepal
Mahendra P. Lama is a development economist and a professor of international studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. He is the founding Vice Chancellor of Sikkim University. At the age of 45, he became India’s youngest university Vice Chancellor at Indira Gandhi National Open University. He was a member of the Eminent Persons Groups (EPG) formed by the prime ministers of Nepal and India in early 2016 to study wider aspects of Nepal-India relations and make recommendations for improved...
Govt Committed To Protect Democracy, Rule Of Law, Good Governanc : Minister KarkiBy The Rising Nepal
Before talking about the achievements, I would first like to mention the background in which this government was formed. After the elections, the leftist government formed with a near two-thirds majority had ample time to deliver prosperity and development to the people. But, that government, under Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, chose to focus on centralising power and pushed the country towards authoritarianism.
Why vaccinated people dying from Covid-19 doesn't mean the vaccines are ineffectiveBy TRN Online
The deaths of vaccinated people doesn't mean the vaccines are ineffective, a medical expert explains. The most recent data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that they reduce the likelihood of testing positive for Covid-19 by six-fold and the likelihood of death by 11-fold.
'Only minor adjustment is made in budget'By TRN Online
Prof. Dr. Bishwambher Pyakuryal is a renowned economist. He has also served as an ambassador of Nepal to Sri Lanka. In the present context of endorsement of the replacement budget by the parliament and some controversies with regard to the MCC, Ajay Chhetri of the TRN Online talked with Prof. Pyakuryal on the related issues.
‘We have worked to meet the needs of people’By The Rising Nepal
Chhedagad Municipality is the largest and most populous municipality of Jajarkot district. Formed by merging six former village development committees, the municipality is led by Lal Bahadur Mahatara. Mahatara was once a school teacher who resigned his permanent job to join politics and was elected mayor of Chhedagad in 2017 from the CPN (UML). Since his election, Mayor Mahatara claims to have prioritised the development of education, physical infrastructure, health. Our Jajarkot correspondent...
'We are planning to reposition projects'By The Rising Nepal
Being a Least Developed Country, Nepal needed a large amount of investment in infrastructure development and industrial projects so the government had established the Investment Board of Nepal (IBN) as a high-level agency a decade ago to provide fast-track service to facilitate and mobilise domestic and foreign investment, and create an investment-friendly environment. The IBN organised two investment summits and a blended finance conference, signed project agreements with four large-scale projects...
'We have expanded health services'By The Rising Nepal
Adanchuli Rural Municipality is a small and remote rural municipality in Humla district. Dal Phadera of the then CPN (UML) was elected chairman of the rural municipality in 2017. During the election, he had promised to work for the development of health, education and infrastructure and work to draft and enact local laws. Our Humla correspondent Rajan Rawat has talked to him about how many of these promises he has fulfilled. Excerpts:
‘We want to make Bandipur centre of tourism in Nepal’By The Rising Nepal
Its natural beauty and vibrant culture attract thousands of tourists to Bandipur Rural Municipality every year. Its chairman Purna Singh Thapa, elected in 2017 from the Maoist Centre, wants to cash in on this and utilise tourism for the development of the rural municipality. Our Tanahun correspondent Amar Raj Naharki talked to him about his plans for the prosperity of Bandipur. Excerpts:
Agriculture needs commercialisation: Dr. KarkiBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal’s agriculture sector is not developing satisfactorily as billions of rupees are being spent to import food. Farmers here are facing shortage of agricultural inputs, including fertilisers. However, the country has now adopted agro-technology which is contributing to increased production and reduction in production cost. The country which has become self-reliant in eggs and meat is now trying to be self-reliant in cereals. Against this backdrop, Laxman Kafle of The Rising Nepal recently talked...
‘Sustainable development our priority’By The Rising Nepal
We prioritised the construction and expansion of roads which has made travel to and from all the wards very easy. We have also been expanding access to electricity, drinking water and irrigation.
‘We are implementing our election promises’By The Rising Nepal
We are fulfilling our election promises. We are currently working on constructing a smart refreshment centre and a fire station. We are in the process of implementing large drinking water projects and expanding the municipality’s roads.
'We have done a lot for development of tourism'By The Rising Nepal
When we assumed office, there was no infrastructure of any kind in the rural municipality. One of the main things we did was build a road to connect Borekot with the district headquarters with the rural municipality’s own budget. All the nine wards of Borekot have also been connected by road.
‘Jhimruk has put focus on COVID-19 awareness’By The Rising Nepal
We have focused on raising public awareness. We have reactivated the mechanisms formed last year. The people coming from outside are mandatorily required to stay in quarantine for 10 days away without coming in contact with their family members and the community.
‘Tourism infrastructure Khaptad Chhanna’s priority’By The Rising Nepal
Khaptad Chhanna is a rural municipality with an area of 34.48 square kilometres and a population of 15,893. The municipality has seven wards and was formed by merging former Pauwagadi, Lamatola, Majhigaun, Kalukheti, Patadebal and Gadraya Village Development Committees. Barka Bahadur Rokaya, elected from the Nepali Congress
Nepal-Israel bilateral ties are very good and we need to focus on multilateral ones: Ambassador GoderBy The Rising Nepal
I am the one that entered Nepal into the 'Learn and Earn' programme. I want to see more job opportunities for Nepalis in Israel. I also want to have construction workers and workers in tourism in Israel from Nepal.