Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista has committed to increasing monthly allowance to Rs 5,000 for senior citizens.
Domestic migrants experience a substantial decline in mental and physical health, despite a significant increase in their incomes at destination, according to a new study from researchers at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and The Ohio State University.
A rare Royal Bengal Tiger was found dead in Bardiya National Park (BNP) on Wednesday afternoon. The dead body of spotted tiger of around 17 years was recovered near Chisapani post inside the BNP, some 700 metres away from the East-West Highway, Assistant Conservation Officer of the BNP Badri Binod Dahal said
Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Baskota, has insisted on the need of taking timely interventions to control encroachment on natural resources.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has extended best wishes to all senior citizens of Nepal for their good health and longevity. Delivering message on the occasion of the 28th International Day for Elderly People today, he said a legal arrangement would be enforced soon wherein sons and daughters are obliged to allocate certain chunk of their income for the parents.
Acting Prime Minister Ishwor Pokhrel and visiting Indian Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, held a meeting today on the issue of progress in the extension of petroleum pipelines between the two countries.
Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel has said that although the Bill on Medical Education could not be passed in the monsoon session of the parliament, it was still in the government’s priority.
The World Bank today approved a $133 million credit to help Nepal construct and maintain safe, resilient and cost-effective bridges on its Strategic Roads Network. The Strategic Roads Network comprises Nepal’s transport backbone and includes roughly 12,142 kilometers of national highways, feeder roads and other roads of national importance that are connected by 1,773 bridges.
The Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan of $130 million to improve access to community-managed water supply and sanitation in 20 urban municipalities of Nepal.
Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun has said that there were immense potentialities for the construction of waterways in Koshi, Gandaki, Narayani and Karnali rivers.
Locals in Phidim of Paanchthar district have donated a total of 50 ropani of land for the construction of stadium free of cost. A total of 10 locals donated such area of land for the same.
China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) has launched a project supporting women's empowerment in Devchuli Municipality of Nawalpur district.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Sushil Gyewali, today said that the authority would take initiatives at the national and international level to manage resources to meet the financial requirement to complete the post-earthquake reconstruction.