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Video campaign against nuclear arms

By Our Reporter International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the wider International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement have launched a global video campaign. The video campaign launched on Monday aimed at drawing further attention of the public …

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Japan provides Braille printers to visually impaired students

By Our Reporter Charge d’Affaires Japan, Yuzo Yoshioka, handed over Braille printers to the Nepal Association for the Welfare of the Blind, a Nepali NGO in Kathmandu. The Project for the Installation of Braille Printers for the Visually Impaired Students in Nepal is funded under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots …

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Do leaders drink fuel?

By Our Reporter The lawmakers of the federal parliament are found to have received money more than the fixed ceiling for fuel. The fuel expenditure of the Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Chairman of the National Assembly and vice-chair looked unbelievable, especially when they reached the districts via air. They have claimed …

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CPN chairs pour budget in their constituencies

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and CPN chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal are found to have poured a big chunk of development budget in their home districts in a bid to influence their voters. Including Oli and Dahal, other CPN leaders have also diverted more budget in their …

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Uniting for the Betterment

By Our Reporter Following the saying, “the heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make the difference in the lives of others,” the Embassy of Israel in cooperation with Shalom Club Nepal organized Volunteers’ Day on 6 February at Shanti …

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Qatar Airways scheme

By Our Reporter Qatar Airways has launched Premium Companion Offer with discounts in ticket booking for two or more passengers in business class and first class, and double qmiles and qpoints. Passengers can enjoy the offer on Qatar Airways flights booked from February 11 to 18, 2019 for travel until …

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NMB Bank becomes the first bank to secure debt investment

Kathmandu, 14 February: NMB Bank becomes the first bank in Nepal to secure USD 15 million debt investment from CDC Group. CDC Group plc is the UK’s development finance institution. Owned by the UK government, it invests in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia with the aim of supporting economic development …

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America’s global retreat, Venezuela and more

By M.R. Josse TAMPA, FL: Not a little attention is focused on speculation of how the current border security funding talks end. There is also considerable anxiety that the country might experience a partial government shutdown, just as it did for 35 wrenching days recently. There is, then, a possibility …

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Patching up those shattered selves

By Maila Baje Undaunted by American annoyance with his criticism of the Trump administration’s policies on Venezuela, Comrade Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ holds his ground – and much more. Sharpening his rivalry with ruling party co-chair and Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli, Dahal warns of a new Maoist rebellion if …

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